{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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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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Distorted caption in listings

The following code produces strange results. Everything looks fine, if I don't include the subfig package or don't use the xleftmargin parameter. It also works if I use captionpos=t. Is there a ...
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Listings and Babel (with some languages) are breaking hyphenation

In the following document \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[german]{babel} % also try english, ngerman and dutch \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{minipage}{1em} ...
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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) ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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\fbox inside listings

I am trying to highlight a specific line inside a listing with listinline. The code I am currently using looks like this: \begin{lstlisting}[escapechar=!] class A { void m() { B b = ... ...
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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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error using tcblisting inside longtable, no error inside tabular.

I was testing a nice solution provided in this answer how-to-crop-background-color-in-listings-to-the-longest-line-in-the-code However, I happened to be using longtable and not the standard tabular. ...
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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 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]{} ...
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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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Listings: line number separator rule

Here I found a similar question with horizontal rule, which answer I don't understand to a degree I could use it to solve my problem: Adding a horizontal rule between caption and lstlisting inside a ...
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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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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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How to define colors in style file (lstlang0.sty)

Per the listings package documentation, I have a file lstlang0.sty in the same directory as my .tex file (well, .lyx file) which defines a new language. I used to have this language definition in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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enclosing a lstlisting environment inside my own environment using matlab-prettifier

I've just started using matlab-prettifier. Since the line \begin{lstlisting}[style=Matlab-editor] is a lot to type, I created my own environment: \newenvironment{myMP} ...
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Highlight asterisk in lstlisting

I would like to emphasise the asterisk used in \begin{equation*} in lstlisting. I have tried using emph, also including the alsoletter macro, but it doesn't work. Why not? \documentclass{article} ...
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NewEnviron, \BODY and lstlisting [duplicate]

I was trying to understand egreg's answer to Hide content to show later, and I noticed that there were some problems when using lstlisting or tcblisting environments inside the solution environment ...
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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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listings - use different style for normal comments /* and doxygen comments /**

listings package allows setting basicstyle, keywordstyle, identifierstyle, commentstyle, stringstyle. Is it possible to set different style for comments that start from /** not just /*? To make my ...
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LuaLaTeX and listings do not work while XeLaTex works fine

I am trying to move from XeLaTeX to LuaLaTeX. I have some listings with special delimeters (an underscore). The following MWE compiles perfectly under XeLaTex, but gives the following error under ...
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Counters for Chapter and Section environments when using tcolorbox for listings

This is a followup question of this question. With my MWE I'm getting wrong Listing numbers, wrong toc (including Chapter and Section environments from listings) and wrong bookmarks in pdf toc. Any ...
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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 ...