[texhax] Issue about `~' character

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 19:46:23 CEST 2016

Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> writes:

>> I need to use the `~' character within an internet address so I want TeX not
>> to
>> use it as it usually does, i.e. doing nothing but prevent breaking.  Putting
>> `\string~' does not help because that character occurs within an
>> \openout... \write... \closeout environment.  How could I do?
> Howdy,
> If you are using LaTeX use the url or hyperref package. Then \url{...} can be
> used and ... can contain ~.

Thanks, but I'm using plain TeX.



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