{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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Listing package only outputs black colored source code even though the language parameter is specified

The problem is pretty much in the title. With this code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \lstset{language=Python} \begin{lstlisting} def ...
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Can I get the list of all letter/digit/other characters inside LaTeX? [closed]

I'm searching for a command which is (almost) the inverse of \catcode. Is there a command to print all the characters of a character group? Use-case: disable linebreaking of listings at all but one ...
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lstlisting with c++: spaces around scope resolution operator

I am having a hard time to make the output of lstlisting for c++ source look good. Currently, I am stuck with a problem to reduce the amount of space around the scope resolution operator ::. See the ...
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Listings tcbinputlisting

This is a follow up question. Have a look at my comment on the answer to this one: Listings: line number separator rule How do I use the input and the environment of tcolorbox? I have created a ...
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How can I typeset LaTeX source code with this very specific syntax highlighting? [closed]

I want to put some LaTeX source code in my PDF output with the style like this: Color in text mode is white, in math mode is yellow and in comments is grey. For control sequences, I divide it into ...
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How to add a colon after listing label?

I want to add a colon ":" after each lstlistingname in the lstlistoflistings. At the moment the it shows me "Code 1 StatusCalculator Initialize....." But I want a colon after lstlistingname "Code 1: ...
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Problems at page boundaries trying to highlight `\lstinline`

I was trying the code given in Colored background in inline listings, which is actually the same than in How to redefine \lstinline to automatically highlight or draw frames around all inline code ...
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Specific color for different tags and comments using Listings package

Problem: The > symbol for HTML tags in the MWE has a different color than the < symbol. Would like to have both the same color. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass{scrreprt} \makeatletter ...
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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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Why should \lst@definelanguage be preferred over \lstdefinelanguage in a style file? [closed]

The listings manual (v1.5b, subsection 4.18) recommends using \lst@definelanguage instead of \lstdefinelanguage in a style file: Where should I put my language definition? If you need the language ...
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\ is escaping " character in lstlisting giving wrong output

The following code in VB has wrong output due to \ escaping the closing " of the string. Rest of code is then printed as if it was in a string. Any idea how to correct that? \documentclass{article} ...
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\textcolor within lstlisting?

I have some pseudo-code where I want to highlight some sections in a different color (this is why: in an assignment at university, I have some code given and have to adapt it. I want to highlight what ...
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How can I highlight an interactive GAP session just like so?

Suppose I want to typeset a screen session in some programming language (GAP in my case, but it could be Python, BASH, or something else with an interactive read prompt just as well). So on my screen, ...
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lstlisting border bug when breaking lines

I have a certain bug regarding listings. I have used the \lstset command to configure my lstlisting environment. Somehow, when I have a line that is too long to fit into one row the listing breaks ...
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cite in caption of listings

I am trying to cite a paper in the caption of listings. I have the following code: \begin{lstlisting}[caption=Example of something (Adapted from \cite{abc})] example \end{lstlisting} But this is ...
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Listings “cannot load requested language”

If my understanding that it is possible to specify the programming language for the listings globally as well as on the listing by listing basis is correct, than the following should work: ...
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highlight line numbers in listings

I would like to highlight the line numbers of the lines I refer to with lstlistings. I use escape characters to define labels in my Listing to which I refer later in my document (e.g. see Line X of ...
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How can I color braces in showexpl?

I want to use showexpl and have the LaTeX code printed with colored braces. I can do this within a lstlisting environment by adding a literate option like in the example below, but not within a ...
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Unicode characters changing order in listings (XeTeX)

I am trying to input code listings with unicode characters and everything seems to work (more or less) except some unicode characters being displayed out of order. For example instead of służąca ...
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Hiding code comments in listings

I'm using listings package and \lstinputstring command to insert code from a file. Is it possible to hide code comments in inserted code? I'm using a language in which # starts a comment and it lasts ...
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How can I delete non-letter keywords (such as '<-')?

I am using the package to try and format my R code, and I don't like some of the things that are being treated as keywords (for the coloring scheme). However, when I specify deletekeywords={*,<-} ...
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Problem with listings when using line numbers, `name`, and `beamer` overlays

It's is well known that to ensure that a certain <counter> is automatically reset on subsequent slides of a same frame one has to use either \resetcounteronoverlays{<counter>} (for LaTeX ...
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What's up with the tag key?

Subsection 4.18 of the current listings documentation (2013/08/26 Version 1.5b) describes a key called tag. That key is used in lstdrvrs.dtx, which is a file that ships with listings and takes care of ...
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How can I put a curly brace inside a listing to group code lines?

I am using the listing package. Is it possible to use curly braces to group some lines in the listing so as to be able to put an explanation to the right? I'm trying to use the code given in Peter ...
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“Isodat” language source code syntax highlighting

Isodat language is used for Mass-spectrometers from ThermoFisher Scientific®, which is used for Stable Isotope Mass-spectrometry. Parts of the language's syntax highlighting has been explored in ...
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listing package and vbox warning

I have this many (see below) underfull warnings that are caused by using the listing package and creating \begin{lstlisting}\end{} to make code appear presentable. Is there a may to fix the warnings? ...
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Floating text around listing

I can't manage to let my text float around an listing. Assuming I have a text paragraph and I want the listing to be at the top right place with a certain width, and to be floated by the text. ...
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Adjust bottom margin of a listing environment

I use the following settings for code listings. \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{textcomp} \lstset{language=Java, keywordstyle=\color{RoyalBlue}, basicstyle=\scriptsize\ttfamily, ...
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How to present source code RDF/Notation 3 in LaTeX?

I give a second try to present RDF in Notation 3 serialization in LaTeX. I tried with the listings package but its not so nice the restuls for the eye-there is much spacing between the letters, the ...
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How to display code formatted with lstlisting in a bussproofs proof tree?

I wish to include Java-code formatted with lstlisting as a conclusion in a bussproofs proof tree. The code has to be in boxes so two peaces of code can be displayed next to each other in the same ...
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Incorrect tree view of document structure with Winedt, VerbatimPlus and listings package

I´m having some trouble working with Winedt 8 and 9 and VerbatimPlus add-on. Here is my MWE. File "main.tex" \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Codificação da entrada ...
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Multiple literates in a listings style definition [duplicate]

I have a style defined for a language which has lot a lot of literate replacements. In the individual listings that use this style I would like to introduce more listing-specific literate ...
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Lstinline macro inside another environment

Why does the MWE below compile with errors only if I use ths \lstnewenvironment line? And how to define the verbatim macro inside an environment? I heard it's possible using plain TeX? ...
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Beamer overlay and listing conundrum

When I try to overlay the lstlisting C code with escape character (so that I can insert a \colorbox), I get the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ...
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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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Emphasize (color) contents between two delimiters in listings, but not the delimiters themselves

I want to typeset some LaTeX source code by listings. I've tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \lstset{ delim = [s][\ttfamily\color{orange}]{$}{$} } ...
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How to copy/paste from lstlistings? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write code in a LaTeX document that can be copy/pasted from an outputted pdf using Adobe Reader and that also word wraps, rather than breach the right margin. I've found that in ...
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Emphasizing some parts of string in lstlisting

I need to stress out some parts of string in lstlisting. I tried with \emph{}, but I got the verbatim result. Is there any way to that? \begin{lstlisting}[frame=single] Array1: 78 54 31 54 92 86 23 ...
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Creating a table around a java script code highlighted using minted

I would like to create a block around javascript code in latex. I use minted package for format highlighting. Here is my example code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{minted} %opening ...
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label within lstlisting prefix gives strange output on \ref

I have all kinds of labeltypes for my own convenience defined like "sec:", "cha:", "fig:", "lst:" and so on. Now I wanted to point to a certain line of code within one of my listings. There is no ...
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define moretexcs (listings)

I want to define moretexcs lists outside of a lstdefinestyle macro because I want to load these definitions from a separate tex file. However inside lstset moretexcs is ignored: ...
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Prevent Listings from breaking frames

Is there any way to prevent the listings package from leaving unsightly gaps in the frame when using breaklines=true. I'm just \lstinputlisting some code, placing it in a shadowbox frame and letting ...
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vertical extra space below lstlisting environment inside a list environment

i want several code listings to be embedded in an item of a custom list environment. To achieve this i employ the lstlisting environment of the listings package. Unfortunately extra vertical space is ...
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How can I use multiple declarations (\textbf, \emph) in listings' emphstyle?

How do I provide multiple emphstyles with the listings package? \begin{lstlisting}[emph={if,for},emphstyle={\textbf\emph}] if something end if \end{lstlisting} Both styles above (\emph and \textbf} ...
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Listing index uses wrong dashes

When generating an index of all my Listings, the library seems to use the wrong dashes to connect words: Expected Unported-2.0-Graphic Actual Unported—2.0—Graphic In the title of the listings, ...
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Add word Listing in front of number in list of listings

I have to add the word Listing or Lst. in front of the number of a listings in the list-of-listings. I use the listings package. I know how to achieve this with tables: ...
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How can I set columns=fixed for lstinline globally?

I typeset my listings using listings with a proportional font. This looks good for the lstlisting environment. However, when I use \lstinline|code|, the spacing reverts to variable-width. I would like ...
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UTF-8 (BMP character set) support in listings.

I'm submitting a paper to a journal using LaTeX, and I need to be able to write Unicode symbols into listings. So far, I've been able to get by with the moreverb package. It's listing environment is ...
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Listings literate option breaks identifiers

I wanted to raise the _ char in code listings because the T1 font I am using places it too much below the baseline; this causes identifiers like bla_bla look horrible. I am using listings so I thought ...
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Should I use \lstinline for the language keywords embedded in text?

When writing about programming languages, there are examples to format as listings. That works fine and produces beautiful results. Sometimes I want to mention the keywords used in the listing further ...