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lstlisting: Syntax highlighting for C++ like in Editor?

i want to insert some C++ code into my thesis and i tried tons of options to make the code look like in my editor. Here is what i have so far: \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} ...
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How Do I Highlight Table Rows in beamer, Piecewise?

I would like to know how to highlight rows within a table in beamer, piecewise, so that when I present the piece, I can originally have no rows highlighted, and then the first, and then both the first ...
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How to color over/underline, or other ways to highlight substituted expressions in proofs?

I desire to "highlight" in equational proofs the expressions that are substituted for or transformed in each successive step. Since an expression may be transformed in both the prior step and the next ...
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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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More sophisticated syntax highlighting of Prolog code

I'm wondering, does listings allow you to define your own syntax highlighting, and if so, how sophisticated is its system? Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} ...
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Issue with soul and nested macros

I'm using package soul to highlight text, for example with \hl{some text}. It works nicely in general, but when the text contains other macros, soul simply skips it. For example: \usepackage{soul} ...
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Highlighting of latex code in emacs

I am absolutely new to Emacs and lisp, but I am considering a possibility to start using it for LaTeX code editing. What I have learned about Emacs (and it fascinated me) is that it has almost ...
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\lstdefinestyle syntax highlighting

I´m new to latex and got the following problem. I defined a listing style for XML Syntax highlighting like this: How can I get also the equals symbol in the attribute color (orange)? I want to do ...
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Highlighting text for review

I am looking for a way to highlight sections, sentences, etc for review without breaking the paragraphs up. I have tried the package todonotes, but I couldn't get the underlining to work with ...
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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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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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Highlight LaTeX code and presenting results as in a manual [duplicate]

I would like to write a short guidelines of LaTeX for my students. In the spirit of some LaTeX manuals, I'd like to present the code and the result as follows, This example illustrate more or less ...
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a table, fully in highlight background

how can i have a table in highlight background like the following? (preferably without using Tikz package)
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highlight the desired item

How can I mark any desired item/statement in red circle/ oval mark as shown in this slide. Can it be animated too?
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How can I highlight text before a character with listing?

All is in the title. I would like to add a color to the text before a character with listing package. For example, I would like to add a color to text between the beginning of a line and : or =, in a ...
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\lstinputlisting for a normal text file?

sometimes im using \lstinputlisting to show some code examples in my pdf. Now I just would like to insert a normal textfile. Everything is fine, I like this box around my text and the numbers every ...
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Notepad++ highlighted code into LaTeX?

I want to export my Notepad++ highlighted code into LaTeX. Is it possible? Note that my codes are PHP codes.
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Highlight changes in a specific entry of a reference list created with biblatex

I would like to highlight changes in a specific entry (or even a part of the entry) of a reference list created with biblatex, e.g., by changing the font color to red. (Unfortunately such a feature is ...
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Syntax: De-highlighting Certain Commands in TexShop

There seem to be commands of various quality. A command like \section has some structural effects and differs considerably from commands like \dots or author-defined shortcuts (for example \eg for ...
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Using latexdiff to highlight changes: alternatives for soul?

I am using latexdiff to create a pdf that highlights changes between two .tex along with hg diff latex, so as to use with Mercurial. However, the problem is that the the strikethrough formatting ...
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Correctly highlight long ToC entries using TikZ without pagenumbers

Using this answer, I have highlighting for chapters in my Table of Contents. For long chapter names, however, the box is wonky, because P1.north west and P1.north east do not span the entire line: ...
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Highlight smallest number in table

I would like to highlight the smallest number in each row. How would I go about doing this. In the following for example, would like to highlight 3 and 3. \documentclass{article} ...
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Piecewise highlighting and dim the previous section/text in beamer

I found a way to piece-wise highlighting in beamer but I also want to dim the previous items as the beamer starts to uncover the newer sections. I have done something like this in powerpoint but stuck ...
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disable syntax highlighting in kile

In the \verbatim environment, the syntax highlighting is disabled default, e.g. a $ ist not recognized as beginning of the math mode. I add my own environtment (\rawtext) to the kile Verbatim ...
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lstinputlistings syntax highlighting

I am using package listings to import my Python source code into my LaTeX document. I use the command \lstinputlistings. I have a Python source like class MyClass(Yourclass): def __init__(self, ...
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Force minted to insert new space in code that won't fit on the page

Essentially I would like to have listings' breaklines option on minted. I can't seem to find it. I could manually insert new lines but it becomes difficult when the code comes from an external file.
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Why don't those non-alphanumeric chars (*/_) get colored in blue, here?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \lstset{language=R, morecomment=[l]{>}, commentstyle=\color{blue}, alsoletter={*} ...
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How to set different color in listing?

I want to split the listing into three different colors. How to do it? I have read Peter Grill's answer and apply it like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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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 some words of a beamer

If I want to highlight some words of following frame: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Paragraphs of Text} Sed iaculis dapibus gravida. Morbi sed tortor erat, nec interdum arcu. Sed id lorem lectus. ...
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Syntax highlighting for different programming languages [duplicate]

In my paper I want to include some source codes with colored sytax. For syntax highlighting I use the listings package: \lstset{frame=tb, language={[Visual]Basic}, aboveskip=3mm, belowskip=3mm, ...
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Using “listings” package to colorize the source code of ANTLR grammar file?

I use listings package in my diploma thesis for source code. Besides the mainstream languages like Java and C# I also need to include the sources of the language grammars (.g) which are pure mark-up ...
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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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listings doesn't print my keywords bold in lstlisting

I've got the following problem: I want to print a listing with the listings package and lstlisting: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} ...
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How can I highlight this item of an enumerated list? [duplicate]

How could I hightlight an item from an enumerated list just like this is from the following picture? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Using pdfliteral to highlight text

Using pdfliteral, one can color text like the following: w1_prev = node.new("whatsit","pdf_literal") w1_prev.data = "q 1 0 0 rg" w1_prev.mode = 1 w2_prev = ...
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How to change (Mac)Vim's syntax highlighting rules for (La)TeX files?

I'm a long-time AUCTeX/Emacs user that switched to Vim/LaTeX-Box recently. I got everything working the way I want and grew pretty fond of Vim, but there's still one unusual thing that bothers me: ...
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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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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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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 highlight words or sentences? [duplicate]

I would like to create something similar to . To begin with, I would like to create a rounded and background-colored highlight of a word (or a short series of words). What package should I use ? ...
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Deciding whether to end a line with a character or not in lstlisting [closed]

I need to write a document where there are written inputs and outputs of unix command line interface software (through bash). For example I need to show something like: $ git log --pretty=format:"%h ...
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Highlighting extremal values in table when all values are not the same data type

I have a table generated by pgfplotstable, and would like to highlight the maximum value in each row for a particular number of columns. Here is a simple, completely made up, example that should ...
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spot package with pdflatex [closed]

I need to draw an ellipse around a word in a beamer presentation and I stumbled across the promising Spot package. Unfortunately it does not seem to work with pdflatex and I could not find any hint ...
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Is it possible to reorganize coloring/highlighting priority in Texmaker? [closed]

I want to be able to see latex commands in Texmaker while in mathmode, but the settings file does not seem to account for priority via line rearrangement, so I was wondering if there was a way to make ...
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Highlight R chunks in a Knitr document when working in Kile [closed]

When working on a knitr document in kile I can get highlights for the LaTeX parts of the document by adding the *.Rnw file extension in the Modes & Filetypes tab under Open/save configuration ...
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Highlight keywords in math mode? [duplicate]

I am using Emacs+Auctex. I need additional highlighting in math mode. How can I force Emacs to highlight braces and some commands (like \quad) inside math mode with different color?
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Unrecognised \thesection, \thesubsection, \topmargin, \headstep and \headheight [closed]

I am using LaTeX for first time. However, I am writing a report based on someone else's. I have noticed that TeXStudio does not recognise: \thesection \thesubsection \topmargin \headstep \headheight ...
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TortoiseHg with word diffs and LaTeX [closed]

I am having a hard time figuring out how to configure TortoiseHg to do colored word diffs for my TeX and LaTeX documents. I found the following two threads How to use Mercurial for version control ...