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I've seen this answer, but on my Italian keyboard I've got < between Z and Left Shift instead of the ~. So, how can I type it?

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Is there anything wrong with fn + n? –  Gerry Aug 16 '12 at 14:06
    
@Gerry it's not the same tilde –  Nicola Peluchetti Aug 16 '12 at 14:07
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try option and 5 –  David DelMonte Aug 16 '12 at 14:14
    
Despite a keyboard combination, if you don't want to use it by its own, you could still use the Character picker. Just press and hold the N, for instance, and a pop-Up will show, giving you the option of choosing the Ñ letter. –  Thecafremo Aug 16 '12 at 14:22

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Option ⌥ + 5

You can show the keyboard viewer from the input menu if it's enabled.

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Using an Italian Keyboard.

The option + N will Also give you a Small Tilde ˜ as apposed to ~

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This small tilde is normally used to accent over the other letters. If you Option + N and then for example o you will get õ Not entering another compatible character while the small tilde is highlighted and moving on will leave you with ˜ –  markhunte Jan 16 at 18:34

With the italian keyboard you can use alt + 5

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