[texhax] \sim symbol with text above it

Peter Wilson herries.press at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 11 17:37:25 CEST 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Flom" <flom at ndri.org>
To: <texhax at tug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 8:21 AM
Subject: [texhax] \sim symbol with text above it

> Hello
> I am trying to typeset the \sim symbol (a tilde) with text ('iid')
> directly above it.  I tried
> \sim^{iid} but this makes a 'usual' superscript (that is, to the right
> of the tilde)

    I think that there is an accent(s) package that might help.

Peter W.

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