{listings} is a package that extends LaTeX's {verbatim} features. A variety of syntax highlighting options are available. For general questions about {verbatim} or {highlighting} use the respective tag. For the unrelated concept of list structures, use {lists} instead.

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Coloring tables without xcolor, colortbl and tabu while using listings package

currently, I want to color my tables. However, presumably since I'm using the listings package, I can't apply the abovementioned packages, as they totally mess up the default table looks (lines ...
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why can't I add a listing to a figure

The following example do not work \begin{figure}[!Ht] \begin{lstlisting} Class A {} \end{lstlisting} \end{figure} However, this works: \begin{lstlisting} Class A {} \end{lstlisting} why? and is ...
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Customize Color for lstset morekeywords

I have done some extensive searching and have yet to find the answer to changing the color for lstset morekeywords. I want them to be a different color than my regular keywords. Here is what I have ...
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How can I automatically replace subscripts and highlight GoTo labels?

I have to show a lot of autogenerated code throughout my document. The generated code represents loops with explicit block labels and gotos. The following code applies function f to each element of ...
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Difference between fixed-width and proportional typewriter fonts in listings?

In the MWE below, I wonder why does the pcr (Courier) font align in both escaped and unescaped versions and for whatever column setting of {listing} - while the cmtt (Computer Modern Teletype) aligns ...
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Change the background color of line numbers in a lstlisting?

Consider the following code which deals with a lstlisting. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Weird symbol in white spaces inside listings environment [duplicate]

I get that symbol inside quotes in listings environment. It seems to appear only inside quotes.Outside of them it seems that is not happenning the same thing. Why do I have that problem and how can I ...
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What can I use to typeset MATLAB code in my document?

This question led to a new package: matlab-prettifier Does anybody have a quick and easy way to typeset some relatively long MATLAB code in the appendix? I looked up a few methods, and the ...
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How to avoid Greek letter symbols in lstlisting

I am using the lstlisting package, but I don't want it to show Greek letters by its symbol. For example: \begin{lstlisting} Parameter.delta_x = 0.002e-6; \end{lstlisting} I want that line ...
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How to place the caption of a lstlisting in the margin? (scrreprt, floatrow)

In the following mwe I am using the floatrow package to place the figure captions in the margin. How can I do the same for listings? Update: Some listings are spread over two pages. ...
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How can I typeset Greek letters in listings?

Is it possible (and if yes, of course how) to use Greek letters within lstlisting (of the listings package)? However, \epsilon, for instance, puts of course exactly that and not a Greek epsilon. I ...
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How can I prevent page breaks from occuring inside the body of a function?

Is it possible to tell the listings package not to insert page breaks inside the body of a function? For instance, void foo() { // Do not insert page break here } //But here is fine An ...
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Is there a good reason for lstlistings code to look so ugly by default?

I thought, the purpose of LaTeX was to make it easy to create beautiful documents. Yet every time I see one of those lstlistings I can't help but wince at the mutilated kerning. Take for example this ...
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Background overflows when using rounded corners for listings (package: `listings`)

I'm using listings to list code in my document, and I want the code to be displayed in a frame with rounded corners and a grey background color. But the background overflows the frame, as if the frame ...
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Make arrows inside lstlisting

Inside my lstlisting environment I want to make the assignment symbol an arrow instead of =. How can I do that? Adding just \leftarrow doesn't work, because then the whole word is displayed.
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How can I highlight \[…\] properly in LaTeX listings?

The listings package provides the option moredelim, allowing for custom styles for words enclosed by given delimiters. I would like to give $...$, \[...\] and $$...$$ custom colors. \[...\], however, ...
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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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lstlistings: framed code [closed]

I use lstlistings to write Pascal Code. I'd like my code to be numbered and framed. Here is what I have as of now : \lstset{numbers=left, numberstyle=\small, numbersep=8pt, frame = single, ...
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Rendering VHDL in latex

I have a VHDL code which I want to insert into my latex document. I need a package that takes care of syntax highlighting, indentation etc. Is there a package which serves this purpose?
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How to include program listings in C# with custom font and syntax highlighting in LyX?

I'm rather new to LaTeX and use LyX editor to create my documents. There are similar questions but none of them answer how to do that in LyX. I am wondering, how to include a program listing in ...
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Using lstinline in caption of lstlistings with multicol?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \def\extra{extra} \begin{lstlisting}[ multicols=2, caption={ [short] aaaa \extra, ...
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Don't break lines at certain characters in lstlisting

Is it possible to configure lstlisting such that it doesn't break lines at certain characters? In this example, a line break is inserted after the opening parenthesis: public void someMethod( ...
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Line breaks inside inline code break syntax highlighting. Any workaround?

I want to have both code snippets ABC and ABC_DEF in red (in both cases only ABC is red). If I remove the literate line it works but I also want to have automatic line breaks at underlines. How can I ...
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keyval error for listings/color? [closed]

When I try to compile this in my code, the compiler tells me Package keyval Error: backgroudcolor undefined. I really don't understand why it is telling me that when I know the package is installed. I ...
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How can I replicate the syntax-highlighting style of the Kate editor?

I am trying to add a java and c++ code in a LaTeX document. I am using listings package and I will define a different style for each language using \lstdefinestyle{myStyle}{<options>}. What I am ...
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Bad Character code (256)/ \select@language{greek}

I was trying to install minted package in TeXLive. I installed it and then run sudo tlmgr update --all. It was running slow so I stopped it using Ctrl+Z in an ubuntu terminal and then I run sudo tlmgr ...
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deletekeywords in Listings package sometimes doesn't work

Using the listings package, I can use deletekeywords to remove keywords, and so the keyword is not rendered in bold. For example, the for from the following is not in bold font: ...
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Remove margin from listings in beamer

I am including some code in my beamer document. I would like to get rid of all margins, so I can include as much code as possible. This is the code I am trying: \documentclass[]{beamer} ...
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How can I reduce the line spacing in a listing?

I have some listings in my beamer presentation. Sometimes, the last line of the code I want to explain doesn't fit on the slide. I've already configured the font size to scale .7: ...
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Read integers from external data file to document programming code in LaTeX

I am attempting to document my MATLAB programming code in LaTeX. For this, I use the mcode package, which defines the MATLAB lstlisting environment. With the commands ...
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Package “listings” command “morekeywords” doesn't work

I'm currently using the listings package to display my matlab code in Latex. However, when trying to add new keywords to the package, nothing happens. Here's a MWE: ...
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Issues when including matlab code in Latex

I am currently trying to implement my Matlab-Code into TeX. Weird enough, when programming a minimum working example, everything works pretty fine. However, when I use my real document, I only get ...
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Underscore not showing up in lstlisting [closed]

I have the following code: \begin{lstlisting} path/usearch -cluster_otus inp.fasta -otu_radius_pct distInPercent -otus outGroups.fasta -fastaout outpUSEARCH.fasta \end{lstlisting} The ...
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listings package cannot load any language [closed]

My MWE cannot load any language. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. TexWorks Version 0.5 r.1350 (Debian) Here is the code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Have tableofcontents as PDF bookmark, but not lstlistoflistings

I want to have the "Contents" section appear as a PDF bookmark. I have found this question, and the following generally works: \makeatletter \usepackage{etoolbox} \pretocmd{\tableofcontents}{% ...
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Problem with listings package for Python syntax coloring

I am implementing the method I learned here for putting Python code in Latex. Everything works great except that I have problems with comments. Here's the code from the link I mentioned: ...
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Latex create a second keywordstyle using listing doesn't work

I need to insert some code in my latex document, using listings. I create my own set, for a java language \lstset{ language=Java, aboveskip=3mm, belowskip=3mm, showstringspaces=false, ...
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listings line numbers work with one lstlisting but not another

The first listing has its line numbers ignoring the stepnumber while the second is just fine. Guess it might have to do with using math mode but mathescape applies to both, so if that is the case it ...
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Problems with XML Syntax Highlighting

I want to highlight syntax in XML files. I found a nice definition from krlmlr which I changed to my needs. It works fine for Android's xml files: But the result of a xml file with values in ...
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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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Overlaying a tabular on a lstlisting in a book

I am relatively new to LaTeX and am trying to move a tabular up by about 2cm to overlay a lstlisting. The \hspace command works as expected; the \vspace command however moves the text following the ...
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How can I line-break a long string of numeric digits and hyphens?

I have a cls file that contains a definition for source code: \lstnewenvironment{code}[1][] { \lstset{ basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize, breaklines=true, ...
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Change font size of lstlistoflistings heading

How can I change font size of lstlistoflistings heading? Currently it is smaller than normal chapter heading title. Any ideas? Unfortunately I need to use document class from my university, my MWE: ...
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Proper way to indicate code change in lstlisting

[Since the question was not clear] I have a piece of program code I would like to describe in my thesis. My problem is that the part I would like to explain is surrounded by simple code pieces not ...
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Using listings to display regexes [closed]

Is there any way to use the listings package (which I already use for Python) to highlight regexes? I.e. the regex appears in the document as if it were source code, but with some form of ...
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lstlistings does not work in a slide

I am writing a slide. I want to use lstlisting \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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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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Listings with keywords that contain both letters and numbers

I have a listing which needs to highlight keywords with both letters and numbers. Following the advice in this question I've used the otherkeywords to define the keywords which contain numbers. This ...
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Problem highlighting listings in beamer

I'm using listings inside beamer to typeset some Octave code. Because I want to apply overlay specifications to parts of the listing as I go through the slides (for highlighting purposes), I'm ...
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showexpl not showing caption of a lstlisting within

How can I make the LTXexample environment to show the caption (like it does with other environments) of a lstlisting that is inside it. Consider the following code \documentclass{article} ...