From the Book: PREFACE: Four years after the release of LATEX 2E and almost as long since the appearance of the second edition of A Guide to LATEX, the. The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List is your friend. \textbackslash . Hmm; \ textbackslash (mentioned by others) isn’t in my reference book (Kopka and Daly). TUGboat, Volume 24 (), No. 2. Book review: Guide to LATEX, 4th Edition. Douglas Waud. Helmut Kopka and Patrick W. Daly, Guide to. LATEX, 4th Edition.

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Mateusz Konieczny 2 A Guide to Latex: To use this package available, add. Well if that isn’t annoying: The first character after the b is the delimiter; for example:. Guide to LaTeX, 4th Edition. This product is part of the following series. Students, buy or rent this eText. BMH or someone kpoka Lamport’s, Kopka’s, and Mittelbach’s texts have said as much but no moreand so left me hanging on how to get a backslash into regular text.

,atex completely revised edition of this accessible guide to LATEX document preparation, bringing it up to date with the latest releases kopkaa Web and PC based developments. I’ve found way how to solve it but using url package is much more elegant. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Thank you for your interest in this question.

I’ve just tried it: I occurs to me that you might be trying to type URLs.


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True, but more cryptic You can also use the “plain TeX” method of indexing the actual ascii character in the current font: In that case, the url package takes care of everything for you: The first character after the b is the delimiter; for example: No portion of this material may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.

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I just want to add that in case you use these in a text, do like so: Sign Up Already have an access code? Preview this title online. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

And there is write-math. In case you use these in a text, do like so: The macro name can be whatever you like. For the tilde, you can use empty curly brace pair. Of course, if you’re kpka these a lot you should define your own macro for them: We don’t recognize your username or password.

And LaTeX is supposed to be allow you to focus on contents Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting. Of course, if you’re using these a lot you should define your own macro for them:. Oatex information coming soon. For the special case where a backslash or tilde must be written to an auxiliary file or shell escape see: Though I would recommend putting it into its own new command like: Fortunately, there is a package, urlthat provides a painless way to typeset URL’s.


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In that case, the url package takes care of everything for you:. If you are loading hyperref there is no reason to load url as well.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. For future reference, this is a great kpoka for finding out what to do to accomplish a given character.

He has written formatting styles for several scientific journals and is the author of the natbib package for flexible bibliographic citations and of the ltex system for customizing bibliographic styles for use with BibTeX. This was a great solution. The point of La TeX is that you can focus on content by defining macros. It is interesting to speculate how you would get an example of a verbatim environment into a document.

The text below should be considered obsolete. I guess it depends what the OP is intending to do with the tilde.