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Herbert Gintis hgintis at comcast.net
Sun Nov 30 17:08:16 CET 2003

At 09:44 AM 11/30/2003 +0000, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> > I want to print 200~300 by latex (not in math mode). I tried to use
> > 200 \~ 300, but the result is not something I want. Does anybody
> > know how to do it?
         I often use something like this: 200\lower3pt\hbox{\~\ 
}\kern-2pt300. The tilde is a little too narrow, but it'll do.
         If you don't mind going into math mode (why should you?), this is 
fine: $200\kern-2pt\sim\kern-2pt300$.


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