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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The latfx around it are optional. Kopka’s LaTeX books are very old. Of course, if you’re using these a lot you should define your own macro for them:. It is interesting to speculate how you would get an example of a verbatim environment into a document.

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Hunt 5, 4 22 I guess it depends what the OP is intending to do with the tilde. You can also use the “plain TeX” method of indexing the actual ascii character in the current font: I’m trying to get a backslash in a monospaced font. Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting. No portion of this material may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.


Use the solution described there. Though I would recommend putting it into its own new command like: In that case, the url package takes care of everything for you:. The point of La TeX is that you can focus on content by defining macros. DmitriZaitsev — I don’t know what you mean by clickable. This was a kopk solution.

He has written formatting styles for several scientific journals and is the author of the natbib package for flexible bibliographic citations and of the custom-bib system for customizing bibliographic styles for use with BibTeX. Well if that isn’t annoying: For example, this code:.

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Sometimes a “naked” tilde is a little unobtrusive. Any way to make it clickable? Thorsten 9, 6 53 If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. If You’re an Educator Preview this title online Additional order info. I’ve just tried it: Preview this title online. laex

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This product is part of the following series. Personally, I learned more actually changing the catcode s myself: Fortunately, there is a package, urlthat provides a painless way to typeset URL’s. For the special case where a backslash or tilde must be written to an auxiliary file or shell ltex see: Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources.

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I’ve found way how to solve it but using url package is much more elegant. BMH or someone else: Thank you for your interest in this question. If you are loading hyperref there is no reason to load url as well. Document preparation for beginners and advanced users, 3rd Edition. In that case, the url package takes care of everything for you: Are you loading the hyperref package? A Guide to Latex: Do you have any suggestions?