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Typesetting LaTeX Source Code

Hi all, i would like to know suggestions on how can I write an explicative text of LaTeX using LaTeX. Till now I use \verb!SomeLatexinstruction! when i need to write an instruction. There are other solutions, that looks more elegantly?

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Duplicate of Typesetting LaTeX Source Code‌​. –  TH. Dec 23 '10 at 8:22
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see package listings=> run texdoc listings

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If you want to show some LaTeX code side by side with its output, the showexpl package may be of some use here.

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The minted package.

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Take a look at the shortvrb package, too. For example \MakeShortVerb{|} will offer the notation |SomeLaTeXinstruction|.

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