{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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 to skip first line lstlistings

I need help for lstlistings. I have a code that start with: INPUT: c, m rest of code... I want that the first line doesn't view the number line. This is my lstset: \lstset{language=Java, ...
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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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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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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 increase the padding in the code snippet box when using `listings`?

So I am writing a book on Awk programming language, and I have enabled a single frame via \lstset{frame=single}. However, I would like the code within the snippet box to be further away from the frame ...
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Conditional list of listings - lstlistoflistings only if listings are present

As shown in this thread and this thread it is possible to conditionally create lists of figures and tables only if these items are used in a document. I would like to extends this to listings. ...
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numbering tcolorbox toc

I'm writing a quite large document and would like to make a toc of used boxes. I'm using the tcolorbox package because i like the way it gives you freedom to modify the appearance of the boxes. While ...
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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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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 compiling 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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avoid empty vert space after lstlisting

After some \begin{lstlisting} ... \end{lstlisting}, LaTeX adds some additional vertical space. How can I avoid that?
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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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A line in the lstlisting environment cannot start with “\end{frame}” in a beamer presentation

I'm making a presentation about LaTeX using the beamer package (v3.10). I'm using the listings (v1.4) package to print pieces of latex source code and highlight the keywords. It seems that the ...
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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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Color \ , [], {} and / in listings environment

I tried to color a source code listing as follows. I would like the \ to be the same color as the word that follows for example: \documentclass in red including "\" \usepackage in blue including "\" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Print blue brackets in one language and black in another

In addition to that question i wonder if it is possible to have that settings for one language and default settings for another ? How to highlight operators and brackets in a C listing? ...
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What, in the custom class I use, prevents line breaking in listings?

I have found how to wrap code inside lstlisting block. When my document has article class, everything works as expected. However, when I change the document's class to one I need in my work, lines do ...
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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 ...