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I have a java lstlisting and it is too big and does not mach a single page.

Is there any way to specify font for specific listing, not all listings in document?

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You can set the option directly with the lstlisting environment option basicstyle

    basicstyle=\tiny, %or \small or \footnotesize etc.
int isJava = 1;

See also this answer

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The best way to do this is by using the lstdefinestyle functionality which is built into the listings package. Encapsulate your style as follows (I've used a crummy MATLAB style definition as an example):


Then, use it like so:

% A "large" listing


% A "tiny" listing


The results of the two different lstlisting's will be different sizes, as set by your basicstyle command.

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Be careful with \lstset, though; its effects are global. – Jubobs May 25 '14 at 8:42

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