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Login: root Password: Last login: Wednesday, March 17, 1999 You have mail. # blinky & [1] 1337 # ls -l -rwxr-xr-x 1 esgeroth esgeroth 669 Oct 21 2011 latex_special_chars.txt drwxr-xr-x 24 esgeroth esgeroth 4096 Oct 19 2011 log drwxr-xr-x 32 esgeroth esgeroth 4096 Oct 19 2011 stuff drwxr-xr-x 4 esgeroth esgeroth 4096 Oct 20 2011 toys # cat latex_special_chars.txt Character Purpose Input for literal output \ Special symbols and instructions $\backslash$ { Open group $\{$ } Close group $\}$ % Comments \% & Tabs and table alignments \& ~ Unbreakable space \~{} $ Starting or ending math text \$ ^ Math superscripts \^{} _ Math subscripts \_{} # Defining replacements symbols \# < $<$ > $>$ # _