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How can I highlight keywords with special characters or numbers in them?

In the following MWE the declared keywords te-st and 999 are not highlighted as expected: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} ...
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How can I highlight a keyword that contains a dash or a slash? [duplicate]

I have a Clojure listing and I want to colour certain keywords whereas I can only do for strings not including any dash ('-') or slash ('/). But I also need to consider keywords consisting of with ...
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How can I highlight SPSS Syntax code with the listings package?

I'm writing my master thesis at the moment and I want to add some code listings to the appendix. The code is written in "Syntax", the programming language of SPSS Statistics. Is there a way to ...
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Listings refuses to highlight identifiers such as 'intent–filter'. Why?

I have some xml code, which I want to look fine in my latexdocument. I am doing it this way: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Automatically highlight undefined references

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically change the formatting of the ?? that gets typeset in place of an undefined reference? For example, can one make LaTeX draw a yellow "highlight" ...
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How to write the beautiful code as follows

I want to know how to generate the following beautiful code, including fonts, colors, line, and the figure description. I think it is not written by \lstset. This picture is extracted from a paper ...
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How to improve this text highlighting?

I want to highlight some letters which represent an amino acid sequence of a protein using different colors. The below code works fine, but the highlighted box is not fitting exactly the letters, as ...
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Listings problem with quotes in a string

A single quote occuring inside a listings string seems to be interpreted as ending the string. Is there a way to avoid this from happening? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.3in, ...
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How do you best differentiate listings in different programming languages? [closed]

I am currently producing a new edition of an old book of mine; this new book will incorporate code samples from several different computing environments. I can using the listings package quite ...
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Why are my custom settings for listings not taken into account?

I would like some help to get my source code to look correct. The code is supposed to look like this: As you can see, some words should be purple and bold, some should just be bold, some should be ...
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How can I define a custom class of keywords in listings?

How can I define a custom class of keywords in listings? In the C# listing below, keywords, such as using, namespace, etc., get highlighted as desired. However, I would like to define a custom class ...
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How to activate syntax highlighting for multiple references in TexStudio?

I want to enable highlighting for multiple references command \parencites {} of Biblatex package the same as of a similar command for one reference \parencite {} using TexStudio editor. The image ...
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Highlighting of Beamer navigation bar

I have an issue with the highlighting of my navigation bar within a beamer presentation. On my computer monitor the highlighting looks quite good, but i like to have the current element of the ...
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Remove spaces from source code

I have this code (javascript from language option supported in listings) \lstset{language=javascript} \begin{lstlisting} $('#term').terminal(function(command, terminal) { var cmd = ...
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Problems with spacing in lstlisting with escaped code

Consider the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{title} \begin{lstlisting}[escapeinside={!*}{*!},] int add int !*\color{red}add*! ...
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Highlighting text through stacked colored underlines

I have sentences in which characters have been "marked" by some people and not by others. I'd like to present the markings simultaneously. Stacked colored underlining (in which a line represents each ...
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Making an unfilled circle including a number in a table

I wonder is it possible to highlight a number enclosing with an unfilled circle next to a line in a listing or table like the image below? \documentclass[english,a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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Kile syntax highlighting: A single dollar sign in the preamble

I'm using Kile to edit my LaTeX documents. I define my own custom environment to hightlight LaTeX code named lstLaTeX with the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} ...
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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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Annotating tables

I'm trying to annotate a table by highlighting and annotating the final column, yet once I use the\tabnode together with coloring I get misalignment. Either the content of the cell marked with ...
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Use common latex quotes with csquote in french mode and keeping specific highlight in SublimeText

I'm using Sublime Text3 with Latexing, and i search to know if it's possible to replace automatically during compilation the regular quote for latex ''mytext"" by \enquote{} That seems silly but, a) ...
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Impossible to select text and, then, autoformat it with Emacs+AUCtex

With Emacs+AUCTeX, I was able to select text (with the shortcut CTRL+SPACE) and, then, format this text. For example, it was possible to select a sentence (the text is highlighted) and to press C-c ...
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How to automatically color a string that starts by a specific character (@)?

Using the memoir class, I'm looking for a way to automatically color any string that starts whith an @ character, whether it be in the main text or in a footnote. Any idea how to do that? Update : I ...
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After changing Kate's LaTeX syntax highlighting file, syntax highlighting for LaTeX can not be selected anymore in Kile

I wanted to adapt the Kate LaTeX Syntax Highlighting file (in my case: /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml), to have a different highlighting in Kile, as in the answer to disable syntax ...
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How to get more than 3 levels of nesting in mdframed environments?

Before I get to many of "don't do this as it does not look good", I have two modes of my documents: Final mode: where there is ONLY one level of nested mdframed Review mode: where there are numerous ...
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Can the listings package be set up to highlight Prolog code like minted does?

I am interested to know how listings can be customized to mimic the Pygments's Prolog lexer (i.e. make Prolog code represented by listings look the same as it is done with minted) I previously asked ...
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Beamer Frame is displayed wrong

i made a Code for alerting through a frame. It adds an empty (just looks empty very light text) frame in front of the greyed out frame (Picture below). It only appears to add a frame, if i use ...
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How can you highlight a C compiler directive spanning multiple lines?

In my \lstset{...} I have morecomment=[l][{\color[rgb]{0.1, 0.2, 0.8}}]{\#}, which I've seen used to give preprocessor commands colour. This works just fine but I'd like to get multi-line macros to be ...
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How can I automatically highlight SuperCollider symbols and environment variables?

This question led to a new package: sclang-prettifier I've been poring over the listings manual, trying to figure out how to get some very specific types of formatting for the SuperCollider ...
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Texworks syntax highlighting not working on windows 8 and 8.1

any latex code I want to view in TexWorks 0.4.5 r.1280 (Miktex 2.9) won't show the syntax highlighting. It compiles just fine but everything line is written in black. On very long documents the ...
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Beamer: highlighting text with colored background through which surrounding text can be seen

On some slides I'd like to highlight some text by using a colored background, like so: I've exaggerated the width of the border around the text in this example to indicate the effect I want. I ...
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Highlighting in tabular environment

I am trying highlight a row of matrices in a tabular environment. However, the left brackets of the matrices are gone. And I don't know how to fix this. In addition, how can I highlight 2 elements ...
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How can I highlight YAML code in a pretty way with listings?

I'm trying to highlight simple YAML (the markup language, not the CSS framework) code. I know that there is a solution using pygments and minted, however, I would prefer a solution with ...
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Change selection color in TeXShop

I'm working with TeXShop (Mac OS) and I want to change the color of text selection. If I want to search for special words with CMD+F, the program highlights the text in a light gray color... Every ...
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tikz node with listing environment

I'm trying to create a c++ class hierarchy. Each node in the hierarchy is a class description with code listing in it and multiple nodes are connected by lines and arrows depicting the hierarchy. I'm ...
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Making comments stand out when using Sweave and R

Is there any way to bold or highlight all comments when using Sweave? Maybe a command to make all lines starting with # be bolded? <<>>= # I want this to be bold automatically @
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How can I typeset LaTeX source code with this very specific syntax highlighting? [closed]

I want to put some LaTeX source code in my PDF output with the style like this: Color in text mode is white, in math mode is yellow and in comments is grey. For control sequences, I divide it into ...
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Code highlighting for imported source files

I have several source code files that I would like to include in my document. I know that I can use verbatiminput to get the lines from the file, and use lstlisting to highlight the code, but I ...
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Misplaced \noalign error in table, but only when using include{}

I am using xtable() in R to create a LaTeX table that I import into a .rnw file via \input{}. As documented here, I am attempting to highlight rows conditional upon a certain value of one variable. ...
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Table using booktabs and cellcolor looks ugly

When using \cellcolor in a booktabs table, I find that the output is not really appealing: I don't really care that the colored cell does not touch the lines above and below (cf. Coloring columns ...
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Allow line breaks in highlighted text [duplicate]

When I highlight a bit of text using \colorbox, it prevents line breaking. How does one give tex permission to break lines? Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} ...
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Underline text with background (soul and ulem nesting)

I'm using soul's \hl to set background for the paragraph parts and ulem's \uline to underline text. The problem is what I cant underline text for text with background. Initial doc: ...
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TeXstudio: How to highlight text in \emph or \textit command, for example?

Is there a way to configure TeXstudio so that emphasized text will display in the editor in italics, for example: \emph{some text} The custom highlighting seems to apply only to environments or ...
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Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...
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Highlight, textcolor, and boldface simultaneously

I would like some portion of the text to have all three features but it's not compiling. It works two at a time but not with all three. \hl{\textbf{foo}} \hl{\textcolor{red}{foo}} ...
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Color lines in source code that is embedded in LaTeX

I am looking for a way to mark some lines in a source code sample that will be integrated into my LaTeX code. I already found solutions to embed source code and have syntax highlighting like this ...
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Is TeX the only document creator with syntax highlighting? [closed]

Is there any other document creator software other than TeX (word processor, DTP, webapp etc.) that can include syntax highlighted source code in a number of programming languages? For me it seems ...
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How to make \hl (highlighting) to automatically place incompatible commands in \mbox?

The soul package provides a useful command \hl for highlighting text. However, \cite, \ref, and some other commands (maybe equations too) must be placed within an \mbox in order for \hl to work ...
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Grey box around the text [duplicate]

I have to write a newenvironment, which plots a grey box around the text. I can't decide which package I should be use. I am writing a dissertation and I want that some text sections have a grey box ...
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How to make a semi - shading stripe in resume with LaTeX

I want to make some semi-shading strips in resume to highlight each field, like this image: However, the template code which I use is as below: \newcommand{\resitem}[1]{\item #1 \vspace{-2pt}} % ...