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How do I provide multiple emphstyles with the listings package?

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Both styles above (\emph and \textbf} don't get applied. If I use only one style, it works.

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Welcome to! A tip: If you indent lines by 4 spaces, they'll be marked as a code sample. You can use backticks ` to mark your inline code‌​. You can also highlight the code and click the "code" button (with "{}" on it). –  Torbjørn T. Nov 20 '11 at 0:44

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I guess you want it to be italic and boldshape. By using \itshape and \bfseries instead it works.

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Thanks. I wonder from where they expect you to learn that. –  Salil Nov 20 '11 at 0:48
@Salil: Experience :) Perhaps this is a start: Is there a difference between \textit and \itshape? The motivation here is that \textbf, \textit and \textsf are local macros that take arguments, while \bfseries, \itshape and \sffamily are switches. –  Werner Nov 20 '11 at 1:44

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