{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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Aligning listing frame width between two listings

I'm trying to get two listings side by side. One is shorter than the other, but I would like to have them aligned, meaning that the frame height of the short one should be longer to reach the baseline ...
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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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Using listing to include only some lines of a file [duplicate]

How can I use listings in order to include some lines from a file keeping the numeration right, that is, if I include lines 1-3,8,11-14 they should keep that numeration rather than 1,2,3... Is this ...
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Reading code from external file in tcolorbox and getting pdflatex> ! paragraph ended before \tcb@set@label was complete

I want to read code from external file in tcolorbox in new defined \texexptitled environment but could not succeeded (See MWE). Without this my MWE also throws two other errors pdflatex> ! ...
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Using listings with output

I wonder how to get the output of listings with code. Here is my MWE with output. Now I want to output of this listings too. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks Code ...
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listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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Difference between fixed-width and proportional typewriter fonts in listings?

In the MWE below, I wonder why does the pcr (Courier) font align in both escaped and unescaped versions and for whatever column setting of {listing} - while the cmtt (Computer Modern Teletype) aligns ...
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listings using tcolorbox package without Chapter and Section environment effects

I want to get listings using tcolorbox package but without counting Chapter and Section environments. See in MWE, I used section environment withing listings which effects the counter for following ...
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Apostrophe breaks comments in lstlisting

I defined a command to simplify the writing of code listings of (pseudo-) C code: \lstdefinestyle{c}{ language=C, basicstyle=\small\sffamily, numbers=left, numberstyle=\tiny, frame=L, ...
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How can insert a full-width listing in a two-column document? [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX; I'm using IEEE format. How can I effectively add Java code snippets in one full-width column?
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lstlisting in landscape and heading in portrait

I am trying to include some code files in landscape mode into my document which is in portrait mode. I do this using the \usepackage{lscape} and \usepackage{listings} So far so good. The ...
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Lstlisting: width of background box

I'm trying to modify my listing environment in a way that the background color for the listing is expanded over the whole width of the page. So no white border left. Is this possible? I tried doing ...
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Listings Character problem

Hi I want to define a string in Listings but I can not do it in Turkish. I want to write: int[] sayılar= new int[5];' but the output is int[] saylar= new int[5]; How can I write Ç,ç,ı,ö,ü,ğ?
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Caption package destroys center/varwidth

I have received a wonderful comment how to get listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} %\usepackage[hang,small,it,hypcap=true]{caption} % screw hypcap \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Adding color package destroys listing centering

I am using @egreg's answer to make listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ hang, small, it, hypcap=true ]{caption} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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Avoid page breaks in \lstlistings

I'm trying to avoid page breaks in my lstlisting (seen in section 0.0.2) I know I can remedy this by floating my lstlisting, but it adds some unwanted white space (seen in section 0.0.1). Is ...
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Listing linebreaking not working

got a listing where the code include a very long sequence of characters (letters, numbers & other). With linebreak=true, the sequence gets broken at non-letter characters. However I still got a ...
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How to copy/paste multiple spaces from lstlistings?

This is a continuation of a question that I asked already: How to copy/paste from lstlistings?. The solution presented there does not work if the text within the lstlistings environment contains ...
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How can I highlight JSON string values but not attributes?

example { "name" : "alan", "alias" : "nala" } If I use morecomment=[s][\color{red}]{"}{"}, How can I highlight JSON string values (on the right side) but not the attributes (left side)?
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Why don't those non-alphanumeric chars (*/_) get colored in blue, here?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \lstset{language=R, morecomment=[l]{>}, commentstyle=\color{blue}, alsoletter={*} ...
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What can I do if a listing is too wide to fit in my two-column document?

I am writing a IEEE document with a LaTeX template I downloaded from the IEEE webpage. I inserted some MATLAB code into the document through the mcode package. It looks something like this: ...
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Pandoc: Markdown to PDF: select code without select number into code block

i want to generate the code block and i try example and it work. but when i try to select the code from the pdf, the number also get selected. how to generate code block that when select the code w/o ...
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How can I hide (or blur) some code in a listing?

I have a code listing to write in a report, but I'd like to blur or hide some code parts with a colored box (of same length as the hidden text), so that readers cannot see the hidden parts. (Another ...
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Correctly highlighting custom html tags in listings

Problem statement I have several code listings containing HTML markup in my latex files. These listings contain multiple custom html tags (created in combination with corresponding AngularJS ...
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Phantom spaces in listings (pdf)

I have a problem with SQL code in a PDF document. For code representation I'm using the listings package. Everything works perfect until I copy-paste that code from the created PDF document. I get ...
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How can I preclude copying & pasting of listings?

When I include code snippets in my documents, my lazier readers, i.e. students :), are often tempted to just copy and paste those snippets instead of typing them themselves. However, there are risks ...
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Keywords with spaces in Listings

I want spaced keywords in listings (that is, keyword, with spaces in between). Now, there are some questions in this site already answered, like this one, where the official answer is that “it is not ...
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How can I apply different styles to different classes of identifiers?

I am creating a custom style for the lstlisting package, with some custom colors for certain words. I am trying to define different "classes" of words, where each class has a certain property, like ...
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Color behind numbers in lstlisting

Currently, my listings use this style : \definecolor{lstgrey}{RGB}{217, 217, 217} \definecolor{lstback}{RGB}{246, 246, 246} \newlength{\numberlengthnormal} ...
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\lstlistoflistings title says “Table of Contents”

When I tried \lstlistoflistings to print the list of all my listing, the title says "Table of contents", and then it says chapter. Like if it was part of the TOC. I'm trying to get a list, like the ...
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Possible to have # start a comment that ends at EOL or at next #, whichever comes first?

I'm trying to create a listings language in which the # symbol starts a comment that ends at the end of the line or at the next # symbol encountered, whichever comes first. Of course, I'd like to ...
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Layering/twocolumn conflict using tikzmark

LaTeX gurus, inspired by the ideas and code in Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark, I attempted to create my own macros for teaching programming. What I really wanted, just to ...
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How to only have similar font in latex to that of a Mathematica codes

After I used the answer posted to this question of mine: How to show similar display of codes of different programming languages in LaTeX, it seems that the package and styles I use have problems with ...
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Source code listings - proper indenting [duplicate]

I'm doing a project where I need programming source code printed throughout a PDF, with syntax highlighting and keeping the original spacing and indentation intact so copy/pasting works. Because I ...
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Listing, zebra effect and broken lines

In Creating a zebra effect using listings, I've found one solution to produce a zebra effect for listing. Unfortunately, this only works if the lines are not broken. Is there a way to fix this? Here ...
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How can I add annotations at the end of each line of a listing? [closed]

(I'm new to LaTeX.) I'd like to annotate each line of a (Java) listing (typeset with listings) to specify the computation time associated with it. However, I can't simply edit the file and add the ...
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Package Listings Warning: Text dropped after begin of listing when calling function

I'm trying to this: \newcommand{\code}[1] {\begin{lstlisting} {#1} \end{lstlisting} } But I keep getting this error: Package Listings Warning: Text dropped after begin of listing I'm calling ...
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Define new command which insert environment [duplicate]

Am i able to do something like this: (without defining new environment) \newcommand{\code}[2] { \begin{lstlisting}[language=#1] #2 \end{lstlisting} } I don't want to write: ...
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(Clickable) cross-reference in lstlisting

To generate documentation for an 'application programming interface', I would like to have a syntax highlighted area (with the class declaration), which has clickable links to the documentation (which ...
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Install listings package manually

How do I install the listings package manually ?. With other packages I used to download all the files needed and copied in the right folders and then refreshing the packages and it worked perfectly, ...
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How to show similar display of codes of different programming languages in LaTeX

I am very new to LaTeX and I am writing my thesis. In a chapter, I want to show my codes, which are in Mathematica. I use the listings package as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark

I am authoring Beamer presentations that feature numerous code listings, and I am required to highlight portions of code with semi-transparent balloons. Yet I've come up with a solution that uses a ...
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embedding listing code into tables?

I want to create a simple table in this case with the first column having snippet of code, and the secon column describing it. The command \java is just defined as: ...
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Saving language preferences for inputing source code

Using the listings package, I am trying to input a Java source file into my document using a specified, user-defined style. This works just fine if I have the specified style definition in the same ...
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How can I prevent the background from overlapping the rounded corners in an \lstinputlisting?

I want to include listings of external files in my document. These listings should have a solid background and rounded corners. The problem is, that if I define a style with frameround and ...
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Annotate insertions/deletions in listings

I'd like to annotate some lines in my lstlisting environment as having been added or deleted. To do this I'd like to put a (+) or (-) symbol next to the line numbers, like this: 1 function foo ...
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Inserting caption for listings in LyX

I'm using LyX 2.1.1 and want to put captions for listings. I can do this by using LaTeX code in ERT but would like to do by using LyX built-in capabilities of Insert > Program Listing. Any help ...
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How to pass the option “listings” to examplep

I've been trying to pass the option listings to the examplep package. According to the documentation one can pass the options to activate the listing by doing listings=yes, listings={}. However, ...
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TeXLive and MikTeX behave differently in handling BOM

It is a followup of my answer that has been converted to comment (click) posted several decades ago. Shortly speaking, MikTeX does not remove leading BOM but TeXLive does as shown in the following ...
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How to set the listings font for the whole document

How do I change the listing font size of the whole document? I am quite sure that it must be specified in Document->Settings->Listings but I do not know the input parameter for setting the font ...