[OS X TeX] tilde problem

Art Werschulz agw at comcast.net
Fri Mar 20 16:31:06 CET 2009


Hi.

On Mar 20, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>
> Am 20.03.2009 um 15:56 schrieb Art Werschulz:
>
>> I'm using emacs with AUCTeX.  Whenever I type a tilde, the tilde  
>> becomes temporarily underlined, and the minibuffer displays a prompt
>> 	~[!$-.<=>?ACDNOTacdnopstux|~]
>
> Nice! GNU Emacs or Emacs.app do not show this.
>
>> How can I disable this behavior?
>
> You could change your keyboard layout. ~ is a non-spacing character  
> (as are a few more, just watch Apple's "virtual" keyboard viewer  
> utility), a modifier. By pressing SPACE it becomes a real TILDE.

If sounds as if you're saying that tilde *always* behaves that way,  
throughout all Mac apps.  But when I type a tilde in (say) TextEdit,  
it behaves as a normal tilde.

What am I misunderstanding here?  Thanks.

Art Werschulz
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