{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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Stopping an lstlisting from breaking on a literate replacement

The default behaviour of the listings package is not to automatically break lines. However, I find that listings will still break lines after a literate replacement. An MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Why doesn't \newline work inside lstlisting?

I am new to LaTeX and am using a template provided by a friend: \subsection{P2P library} The library is implemented in C-Sharp and provides two basic facilities - maintaining a member list at every ...
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displaying ?? instead of the name of the lstlisting when using \cref

I change the name of the label of the lstlisting to Algorithm and it works fine for the caption. But when I use \cref, the instead of displaying algorithms 1 it shows ?? 1. \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Change `lstlistoflistings` numbering

I'm using the listings package to format program code in LaTeX and the list of listings at the end is numbered like this: 3.1 Code A 3.2 Code B 3.3 Code C 4.1 Code D 4.2 Code E It starts the ...
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Trying to include R Code with listings package

I was trying to include some R Code in a simple LaTeX document, but for some reason I could not do it. I put the R Code in the same directory (I also tried putting the full directory for my R Code) of ...
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Delimit comment on special character

I have defined a new language in Latex (Clojure) but I'm having some issues with delimiting keywords. A keyword in Clojure is any alphanumeric string starting with a colon. E.g., :foo-bar-baz. So far ...
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Listings not showing in \lstlistoflistings

My document looks like this when at the listings page (i dont get any errors, its just empty): My document is like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{apacite} \usepackage{natbib} ...
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How can I show listings even when the class option 'draft' is set?

The question Is it possible to configure the listings package to show the content in the lstlisting environment even if the global option draft is set? Context When working on a larger document, ...
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how to embed arbitrary code

I am using the listings package which does great things for C++, Java. but what about for a makefile, which isn't one of the supported languages? I just want the equivalent of listings, nothing ...
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How to center a listing?

I'm trying to get some console output in my homework. I put it in a listings environment but I want it to be centered horizontally on the page. The only thing I get centered is the caption ;-/ ...
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Force figure to be a listing

To center my listings on the page I followed a tutorial on tex.se.com and that resulted in the following code: {\renewcommand{\figurename}{Listing} \begin{figure}[H] % the figure provides the caption ...
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Adding Keywords to Existing Language for Listings Package

I would like to add more keywords to an existing language definition so that when I use \begin{lstlisting} ... \end{lstlisting}, the new keywords are highlighted along with the predefined ones. This ...
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minted or listings input a file between markers

Is it possible, using the minted or listings package to format a file between or till a certain textual marker automatically. E.g. consider a source file: code code //marker code ... //end marker ...
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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 can I typeset PowerShell code with the listings package?

I'm currently creating my diploma thesis, and used PowerShell to do some of the described work. I'd like to also put some of this code into the thesis and would therefore like to have syntax ...
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Listings “cannot load requested language” after newly-defined dialect

[Note that this is not a duplicate of ajeh's question] I have defined a new XSLT2 dialect of XML for the listings package which includes some extra keywords beyond XSLT, but I can't get it to ...
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Add caption and list of listings to own listings environment

With listings and caption packages I can set up caption for lstlisting with \captionsetup[lstlisting]{...} create list of lstlistings \lstlistoflistings I can also define my own environment ...
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How can I color parentheses depending on the nesting level (like emacs' rainbow-delimiters)?

Is it possible to have a custom setup for lstlistings for LISP-like languages and have matching parentheses coloured with a same colour taken from a palette? What I am looking for is something like ...
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Latex list of listings wrong formatting [closed]

I have a problem with my list of listings in Latex. I have changed the title of list of listings with this command: \renewcommand{\lstlistlistingname}{Seznam zdrojových kódů} For printing list of ...
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Define starting line number when using mcode.sty to display Matlab code and referring to the code

I want to include parts of my Matlab code in my LaTeX document using mcode.sty. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[b5paper, 10pt, twoside, openright, dvipsnames,cmyk]{report} \usepackage{listings} % Is ...
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Overfull \hbox in C++ code (listing-package)

I currently have a problem with writing C++ in latex. I have a very long string of text inside my code, that interferes with the space. So how do I fix this?? The code: ...
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XML code in a Box

Here is a minimal version of my code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ basicstyle=\ttfamily, columns=fullflexible, showstringspaces=false, ...
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Indentation marker for listings

I'm currently writing a document that contains several code samples. I included them as lstlistings and played around with the colors and everything, so they loot quite nice now. My only problem is ...
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Minted: customise listing name? [duplicate]

How do I customize listing name: Listing 1: thing -- when I use minted? Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted} % \renewcommand{\lstlistingname}{Something} % doesn't work! ...
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lstlisting package indents code too much [closed]

I cannot figure out why this happens. I have been trying to figure it out for some hour now but I can't seem to find what is causing it. The lstlisting code snippet indents like crazy, which causes ...
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Python code block outside of margin

I want to include some Python code to my Latex document. I have read this Tex Stackexchange question and added the following code to get syntax highlights: \usepackage{color} ...
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Paragraph indentation after lstlisting environments

I tried to indent first paragraph after a customized lstlisting environment \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings,lipsum} \lstnewenvironment{mycode}{}{\par} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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How to highlight php code in a HTML document and the document itself?

how can I highlight php code in a HTML document and the document itself? Example: <!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="de"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> ...
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Problem with tcblisting at page break

I use a tcolorbox to display my listings and thats actually works pretty well. But if in my listing a page break occurs, then my predefined "basicstyle" property will be removed. And I have no idea ...
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tikz/pgf upgrade and decorations

Since a major upgrade in pgf, my code does not compile any more. I am trying to make "decorated" source listing, where the decorations can be like highlighting some lines (see the MWE), balls on some ...
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How to make listings package break TeX code only after control sequences?

Package listings always likes to break TeX code after backslashes. How to make it always break before backslashes? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} ...
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Referring with cleveref to a custom listing (\lstnewenvironment)

I use cleveref's \cref command for referencing, and \lstnewenvironment to create a new listing type. My document has multiple types of listings, each of them with their own counter. However, cleveref ...
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References not working for \lstinputlisting

I may be doing something wrong but can't realize what... I want to set a label for a piece of code represented by: \lstinputlisting[language=Python, label={lst:control_os_call}, firstline=231, ...
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Verbatim/listings in beamerposter?

I have prepared some nice posters using beamerposter, but now I came to a poster where I would like to add a few lines of code. By just adding [fragile] to the frame I get an error: File ended while ...
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Custom List of Listing Page Numbers Not Working

So I have been using this particular latex template for a while now and I keep adding and changing it to be what I want. Recently I tried reformatting to get rid of the leading dots in the TOC, LOF, ...
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How to handle box creation inside a question of AMC when shuffled

I am doing a follow up on How to expand a macro to use it inside a question in AMC?, as suggested by @Steven B. Segletes, so the question can be answered. Context I'm trying to use AMC to produce an ...
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Code in \lstlisting breaks document (compile error)

I want to show a JSON object in my document. If I do the following, it works: \begin{lstlisting} { "id": "5", "key": "discardedCard" } \end{lstlisting} But if I extend the code to the ...
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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} ...
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Automatic creation of lstlistings in AMC questions

Context I'm trying to get an automatic exam where I can generate random numbers (using pgfmathrandominteger) in the AMC package to create different questions using code (listings) and inputing these ...
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Colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package

I want to get colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package, but the following code doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,listings} \begin{document} ...
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Error compiling code matlab in latex [closed]

good morning, someone help me? MWE: \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{latexsym,amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} ...
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\lstinputlisting will not continue to next page

So I have this LaTeX snippet: \section{Appendix} \listoffigures ... \begin{center} \begin{figure} \caption{MacroCell with 8 AND Gate Arrays} ...
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\inputminted: distinct file parts in one listing (equivalent to linerange in listings)

I want to include code from a file into my document. However, several distinct line ranges should appear in the same listing. Also, I want to use gobbling, and it would be nice to include some blank ...
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New Command For Inline Code

I am using the listings package to enter large blocks of code into my document, however I am trying to write a custom command that uses my current settings to do inline code. For example I want to be ...
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Emphasize word beginning with uppercase letters in code with lstlisting package

Hi I am using the lstlisting package to format my Prolog code within my tex file. In Prolog all variables begin with an uppercase letter. I would like to emphasize them. Is there a way to for example ...
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How to create a custom environment with a listing inside it?

Well consider the following code: \documentclass[a4, oneside,openleft]{book} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{flushright}\begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth}\begin{lstlisting} for (i) { ...
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How to number listings by section number? [duplicate]

I want to include several listings in my document with sections. I also want each listing to have labels like Listing 2.1 where 2 is section number and 1 is number of given listing within that ...
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How to add function names to listings package

I have some MATLAB code in my tex file, which I am highlighting with the listings package. However, there are some functions, such as "vision.CascadeObjectDetector", "imcomplement", "bwboundaries", ...
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How to work around a bug in listings package for parsing (Java) comments

When using the listings package (v1.5e; though v1.3 exhibits the same behavior) to put some Java source code on slides, I run into the following weird problem (bug?). I minimized the files to help ...
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List Of Listings Overlapping Text

I'm attempting to generate a list of listings for my dissertation. The university doesn't have a standard LaTeX template, but there is a pretty good one generated sometime ago that does the trick. The ...