{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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Problem with spaces in listings package and hyphenation

I use the listings package and there is a space that is inserted when the line breaks and the code goes to that new line. Why is this space inserted in the new line? How can I remove it? ...
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Code not wrapping in listings even though breaklines=true [closed]

I read that enabling breaklines in listings will make the included code wrap, but it does not in my case. Maybe something is interfering with this function? Full code is shown below: ...
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Only get filename and extension of listing, not whole path

I am trying to add the file name as caption. I was able to do this setting caption=\lstname but this shows the full path. I am now trying to get the name of the file and extension to show only. I ...
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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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Compile error “Missing \endcsname inserted.” with code and tcolorbox

I get this error when trying to compile into pdf my document. It is important to know that my project did compile a month ago without errors: I opened it today and it fails without being modified at ...
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Problems using listings package and beamer [duplicate]

I'm having problems using listings package in a beamer documentclass. "! Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete." my code: \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ... \usepackage{listings} ... ...
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Append characters after line numbers when using the `listings` package?

Is it possible to add some characters, like colons, to the line numbers when these are displayed in the listings package? There is the numberstyle option, but that only seems to affect stuff before ...
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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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Hyphenation in listings captions doesn't work correctly

I have the problem that automatic hyphenation in listings caption doesn't work if automatic linebreaking is activated. It works if I set breaklines=false or captionpos=t, which is weird. Is there a ...
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Showstringspaces in inline listing not showing

I'm having trouble with showstringspaces in the listings package, setting the option to true seems to be being completely ignored. My objective is to highlight the spaces in the strings using ...
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How can I move floats that aren't tables or figures to the end of a document (endfloat for listings)?

I use endfloat to move all figures and tables to the end of my document. I want to apply the same to other floats that I have in my document, for example listing environments. Is there some hack that ...
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Coloring ) in listing [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a style using for coloring \ and brackets in code sample (PStricks) using the listings package; I tried using the answer given by Marco Daniel in this question using literate for ...
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Why are my custom settings for listings not taken into account?

I would like some help to get my source code to look correct. The code is supposed to look like this: As you can see, some words should be purple and bold, some should just be bold, some should be ...
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Cannot use a different directory for lstinputlisting

I'm having a bit of a problem. I'm trying to include source code in an appendix in latex. I use the following line in order to add the source code: ...
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How can I make lstlisting look exactly like verbatim?

I like the way the verbatim environment looks, and I want to make my lstlistings look like it. I've tried setting the basic style to \ttfamily, but the letter kerning and line spacing seem to be ...
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How can I change the syntax of showexpl's graphic key?

I'm trying to rewrite the option graphic from showexpl package, I have reviewed the source code showexpl.sty but, fail to find the modification, the package use keyval (or xkeyval) and listings for ...
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how to insert comment in lstlisting [duplicate]

I have a problem with inserting a comment in lstlisting environment. LaTeX says: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:�\expandafter not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc ...
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How can I define a custom class of keywords in listings?

How can I define a custom class of keywords in listings? In the C# listing below, keywords, such as using, namespace, etc., get highlighted as desired. However, I would like to define a custom class ...
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Bottom frame of listing appears on top of the next page

As the title says. I use, among other things, the following in my lstset: framerule=1pt, frame=tblr Some places a page break happens in the middle of my \lstlisting. Fine. But sometimes the whole ...
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How can I replicate verbatim's letter spacing in listings? [duplicate]

I was trying to imitate the code listings in the book Mathematical Recipes in C, I understand that it uses the CM TT font. What I am interested is in the proportion between the text and the code, and ...
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Inline listings crash when argument ends in “Error” under the Python language

Well, this is honestly the strangest thing I've ever seen concerning LaTeX. A friend of mine encountered what I can only describe as a bug in listings; can it be resolved? See the minimal example ...
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Color of comments affects frame color in listings [duplicate]

I use listings package with single frame around it, when i place long comments in my code color of comments affects frame color. Frame around lines with comments are green. I want frame to be black, ...
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tabular and lstlistings - When importing code in column 2, paragraph in column 1 moves down

A problem surfaces when formatting my ten-page long document and I'm going to try to post all the code that relates to the issue, but know that I'm fairly new to LaTeX so I may not realise some parts ...
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Can I include Chinese characters in listings? If so, how?

I'd like to include Chinese characters in listings. Can it be done, and, if so, how?
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Restatable example containing code listing

I am creating a beamer presentation, and I'm using the packages thmtools, thm-restate and listings. Inside one of my \frames, I want to create an example block containing a code listing. Later, I want ...
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Can listings automatically indent code? [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper] {article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} %\setmainfont[BoldFont=黑体]{宋体} %\XeTeXlinebreaklocale "zh" %\XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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Problems with spacing in lstlisting with escaped code

Consider the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{title} \begin{lstlisting}[escapeinside={!*}{*!},] int add int !*\color{red}add*! ...
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How can I fix AucTeX's syntax highlighting for the lstlisting environment when using optional arguments?

The title really says it all, so I'll provide an example and a screenshot: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} For example, if we wished to create a predicate to ...
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XeTeX \color runaway argument

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper] {article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} %\setmainfont[BoldFont=黑体]{宋体} %\XeTeXlinebreaklocale "zh" %\XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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Intersection of equation with code frame in listings package

I used the listings package with single frame and I had an equation before my code. The problem is that the frame intersects a little with the equation and the output is ugly. This happens both when I ...
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Listings package split frame when the page ends

When I use the listings package with frame in my code the frame "breaks" when the page ends and it is open in the end of the page. I want the frame to be complete with four sides and continue in the ...
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Lua syntax for the listings package

I'm preparing some slides with Beamer and I've just discovered that the listings package, which otherwise does exactly what I want, is missing the syntax for the Lua language. How can I configure ...
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Listings float with sublistings

I want to have 2 listings side-by-side in a float environment with its own name (i.e. Listing 1 instead of Figure 1) and counter (so that I can have a separate listoflistings besides listoffigures). I ...
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Getting error while using top, and right braces in a listing

I am showing right and top braces, whereas while attempting to add overbraces using a new function called 'AddNoteOver', I am getting this error: "Package tikz Error: + or - expected ...
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Making an unfilled circle including a number in a table

I wonder is it possible to highlight a number enclosing with an unfilled circle next to a line in a listing or table like the image below? \documentclass[english,a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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Missing \endgroup inserted error in a table

I am getting 'Missing \endgroup inserted morekeywords={class,run}]' on line 16 while running the tex. I am using TexStudio. How can I solve that problem? \documentclass{article} ...
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Showing two listings in a table side-by-side [duplicate]

I wonder is there any possibility to show two different listings in one table side by side? Here is my code that only show one listening but how can I embed it in a table and another one? EDIT: Even ...
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Broken line between line numbers and code in lstinputlisting with setstretch<1

If I use \setspace{0.8} to tighten up my listings* I get a broken line between the line numbers and the code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Problem with hyphens in listings

The problem is that in the inline listing "ABC-ABC" the hyphen disappears. It works if I remove the literate=... parameter but I need it because I want to wrap around long inline code by specifying ...
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How can I use the lstsample environment (lstdoc package) in article?

I would like to try the lstsample environment from the lstdoc package, distributed with the listings package. For that I have written the following document: \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I apply different custom caption styles to different listings?

In the MWE below, is it possible to define different caption formats for the two listings? In the example the first listing should use a blue caption background (like it is now) while the second ...
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Listings: increase internal margin between caption (top) and listing?

With the MWE below (adapted from here), how do I increase the internal margin in the listing so that instead of looking like this: It looks like this (note the gray background has been "stretched" ...
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Source code customization for specific words?

I'd like to highlight some specific words for HTML5 code manually in LaTeX. In other words, I don't want to define an exact structure for highlighting the language, but do the highlights only for the ...
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Horizontal and vertical alignment of an element to the centre of a whole page

I am trying to place a code frame generated with listings package in the middle of a page both horizontal and vertical. How can I do it? Edit I: My code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Is there an equivalent to \graphicspath for listings?

How can I make the \lstinputlisting to search for files in a given directory? I'm thinking of a solution along the lines of the solution to this question. I would like to have a solution like ...
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code-like strings with background color, and using tabular environment

I am going to create the following code-like strings with latex, with same background (gray), font, etc. How can I do this? I used listings package but inside \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} ...
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How do I get rid of the extra blank line at the end of my listing?

I have the problem that I use a lstlisting inside an itemize. This leads to the problem of an extra line in my source code block which I'm not able to delete. I already tried nearly every parameter ...
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insert Maple code in comment with mathmode create with tcolorbox package

see this code: \documentclass[svgnames,12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{listings,skins,theorems} \lstdefinelanguage{Maple}% ...
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Back accent or grave accent in listings

I'm using listings to display a bash script like for instance $ export MY_ENV=`pwd` How can I make listing display the correct character for `. Right now it is displaying ' MWE: ...
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Listings: highlighting key-value file? [duplicate]

Say I have the following key-value file I want to highlight using the listings package: some.key=Some value I want the key to be red, the equal sign to be black and the value to be blue. How do I ...