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alltt causes a line break (newline). How do i suppress this? I want something to the effect of \verb+HELLO+ in that it does what \begin{verbatim} \end{verbatim} does except doesn't cause the line to break.



 The line will break HERE: \alltt{a}

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alltt should be used as an environment. You probably want \texttt{a}. – egreg Sep 8 '12 at 7:53
Can you make a real example of usage? – egreg Sep 8 '12 at 8:03
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Package alltt defines an environemnt alltt that uses a list environment internally. Therefore it cannot be used the same way as \verb or \texttt.

The main point of package alltt is the unchanged use of \, { and }. The following macro \textalltt sets verbatim catcodes for its argument except for the three characters.



Verbatim text: \textalltt{Hello \textbf{\textsl{world}}}.


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