{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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Latex listings R: need mono-spaced font with bold keywords and correct caret (^)

I am using the listings package to display R code. I would like a monospaced font, bold keywords, and I would like code that works when the user cuts and pastes from the pdf file into rstudio. The ...
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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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Headers and footers for listing environment?

What I need to be able to do is apply a header and footer when I use the listings environment. I have a few requirements: The header and footer should be outside the listing itself, i.e. they are ...
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Why can lstlisting not be saved in a command?

This code fails with Emergency stop: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{listings} \newcommand{\demo}{% \begin{lstlisting} foobar \end{lstlisting} } \begin{document} \demo \end{document} Why?
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How to emphasize or highlight single words in comments in listings?

I'd like to highlight single words (or phrases) in the comments of C files displayed by the listings package. Using the emph key does not work in comments (apparently listings is too intelligent in ...
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How can I make listings look like minted?

Up until now I used the listings package for my code-listings. Today, I tried minted and I'm pleased with the default look. Since I'd have a lot to do to switch from listings to minted at this stage ...
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How to I emphazise all words beginning with ` in an lstlisting

I use a preprocesser to process some code before my verilog compiler. All preprocesser words start with the ` character Example: `pp_if unfortunately its possible to define your own preprocessor ...
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Use listings in tufte-book with captions in margin

In my tufte-book document I would like to show source code listings using the listings package but with their captions in the margin. Modifying the code for typesetting the listing caption is not ...
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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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Listings: syntax for literate

In the documentation for the listings package it says: literate = [*]<replacement item>. . .<replacement item> First note that there are no commas between the items. Each item ...
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Use pxfonts in listings only

I really like the pxfont package for displaying code in listings. I would usually just do this to load pxfont for the entire document; \usepackage{pxfonts}. However, this time I am required to use a ...
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Consolas: Straight Quotes

I am using the listings-Package to display code. As I am using The Consolas Font as the Monotype-Default I expected straight quotes which isn't the case (check my MWE) \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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test if a listings or glossaries style is valid

I want to test in my template if a call of \lstinputlisting[style=mystyle,... or \printglossary[style=mystyle,... is valid or will fail because of an unkown style. However I could no find out ...
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Using listings inside mdframed causes unknown compilation error

I have a problem with the listings and the mdframed package together. The following code compiles with errors, but the only info I managed to get about it is that it was fatal. \documentclass{...
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Why is text turning white (possible scope leak?) after page break and listings + tcolorbox + xelatex?

I had a very difficult time pinning this problem down, because it only exists when certain page-breaking conditions occur. Problem Text after environment mysteriously turns white under some ...
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How can I mimic the output of syntax macros (\marg, \oarg, etc.) without using the ltxdoc class?

I have come to realize that the pleasant style (argument in italics, enclosed by angle brackets) of macro descriptions in numerous package documentations is actually produced by a number of special ...
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lstlistoflistings font

I'd like to change my list of listings to match my list of figures, which I have changed using tocloft: \renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{\sffamily\mdseries\upshape} Is there a way to do the same with my ...
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How can I highlight certain words in minted with different colors?

I would like to highlight some specific words inside the minted environment when using beamer. \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \begin{...
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LaTeX source code listing with less space between characters [duplicate]

I want to write shell Code in my LaTeX document. I'm using the listings package, with a code sample adapted from Tormod Fjeldskår: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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texcl and range prefixes in listings with shorter comments

I'm trying to use the line range markers from the listings package to include sections of code. I'd previously been using actual line numbers, but based on the answer to this question, I've been able ...
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Title of listing is missing

I am using the listings package to mark-up C and Assembler code. Unfortunately the title of the listing is missing (the same with the caption=... command). In the document section I using my clisting ...
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LaTeX - Using commands inside inline code

I want to be able to have inline code (printed in typewriter or something) where I can also use LaTeX commands like \myinlinecode{here comes a backslash: <\textbackslash>}. So it should be ...
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Background color in inline code listings with linebreak

I want to highlight code inline with a gray background. Preferably with listings. This question is related to Colored background in inline listings. But as my MWE shows it doesn't work with line ...
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How to highlight own keywords in HTML lstlistings?

I would like to highlight some words in a lstlisting. The language is HTML. However, \emph seems not to be working with HTML. Any suggestions how I could work around this problem? Right now I have: \...
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R listings operator partially in bold

I am using listings to display R code. The matrix multiplication operator shows up partially bold, something like this: "\%\textbf{*\%}". If I separate the * and the %, the second % is not in bold. I ...
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Problem with alignment in listings

I have a follow up question to this post I am using listings in beamer. The content in listings is being pushed further left than the other contents on my slides. I am using the code below to correct ...
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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} \begin{lstlisting}[language=...
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listing title under itemize exceeds page width

I want to put listings under enumerate environment. For the lstlisting title's background color i took from this post. However, after putting the lstlisting under item, the title with colored box ...
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How listing and verbatim do to escape special character?

I use one macro to display text using texttt style. For the moment this macro is very basic. For example, if I want to use the character _, its catcode must be changed. Is there a clever way to ...
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Changing side of line numbering in two columns documents

I'm trying to type some report and I have a small problem with the twocolums document class and the line numbering in listings. The document is on two columns : \documentclass[8pt,[...],a4paper,...
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Setting up lstlisting environment by passing parameters

I have listing setups (rubyl/rubyr) for ruby for the case the line numbering is on the left or right hand side. \lstdefinelanguage{rubyr}{ escapechar=\, basicstyle=\scriptsize\ttfamily, ...
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How to use angle brackets for a keyword in \listings?

I've got a code of a HTML website that I want to show in my LaTeX document. The problem is, that the HTML code has a tag called <canvas> and the JavaScript code inside the HTML document has a ...
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Auto include specific part of source files

I'm creating a lot of code to our small projects (in computer science), and finding myself copy/pasting my comments into the document. Would it be possible to make a reference point in the code file ...
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listings range end markers in comments with texcl

I'm trying to using the listings package to generate nice listings of some Lisp-style code (where line comments begin with a ;). I'd like to keep the code compilable, and so put the range markers ...
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Numbering of listings

I would like to numerate listings according to sections. If the listing is in subsection then it should have subsection numbers. This example is very good and I'm using it for some other numbering, ...
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regular expression in listings

I'm looking for a possibility to find a way to colorize data. If a text starts in a line with XYZ from that point until the next blank line the text should be set in a defined colour. With the comment ...
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Visual separation when using linerange in listings

I have read through the listings documentation and couldn't find an answer to the following question: How do I insert some sort of visual feedback in a listings listing when using the linerange option....
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linerange reference in lstinputlisting

I have a listing that refers to my c code; I would like to reference the code using commented section in the code, as seen in the code example bellow. I have created a list style which does this, but ...
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Hide listing from listoflistings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: remove unwanted contents from list of listings How can I hide a listing from the listoflistings, similar to using \section*{Title} to hide a section from the table of ...
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Custom numbering of listings

I have a number of listings in my document, numbered 1, 2, 3 and so on. I need a table with three listings (say, three different variants of the same algorithm), that will be numbered as 2a, 2b, 2c. ...
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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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Getting WinEdt to ignore lstlisting

WinEdt 9.0 gives me incorrect TOC in its side panel when I use listings package to illustrate a piece of LaTeX code: How can I get WinEdt to ignore \begin{lstlisting} ...\end{lstlisting} (and ...
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latexdiff and lstlisting

I was wondering if it is possible to have latexdiff ignore all lstlistings from my documents when finding diffs. Most of my listings contain special characters. That works rather nicely within an ...
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How to correctly use equal sign in keywords for listings?

I work on a listings code style for HTML5. The style looks quite good but I have a little problem with the equals sign. I defined the equals sign as a keyword: ndkeywords={=, ... } This will cause ...
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LaTeX listing of command line syntax

I have a LaTeX document using the listings package for some bash scripts. I'd like to create a different styling for text that is meant to show the syntax of a command. For instance, I have the ...
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Highlight line numbers in listings, conflict with hyperref package

I want to highlight the line numbers of the lines of the Listing to which I refer. See the question Highlight line numbers in Listings for details about how to highlight one line number. Now I want ...
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\lstinputlisting of a whole java project

I'd like to print the complete source code of my java project, which has multiple .java files in several packages (i.e. folders), many .properties files and many .xml files, and others. I want to use ...
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Strategy for listings next to code comments

I'm looking for strategies to produce listings of code with comments on what's happening next to it. I've found other similar questions, but not quite what I'm looking for. See for example: Listing ...
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How to use example code (of any language) and reference it?

How to use Java or any code in LaTeX and refer it in my document?
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How to escape backslash in rangeprefix?

I want to escape backslash to be used as a rangeprefix as follows. The current MWE does not work as expected because it still imports all codes rather than the codes sandwiched by document environment....