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Word count excluding certain environments

I would like a way to get a word count while ignoring certain environments. The reason for this is that I have quite a bit of pseudocode enclosed within multiple verbatim blocks. Ideally, a solution ...
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Embed distributed LaTeX file/code to the PDF?

I have read of the possibility to embed the LaTeX source in a generated PDF, see the question here. Do you know of a way to do this with distributed TeX file, i.e. for a TeX file which is stored in ...
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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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What are good packages / techniques for writing more readable LaTeX *code*?

A while ago I stumbled upon the semantic package --- its 'math ligatures' feature in particular --- and the whole way in which I write math-code in LaTeX changed. Instead of \[ \sem{\sigma}_s^x ...
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What are coding conventions in LaTeX?

What do I mean by Convention? First of all, allow me to clear myself about the word 'conventions. As most of you already know, coding conventions are a set of guidelines for a specific programming ...
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Usage of curly braces in math mode for macros [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do people use unnecessary braces? How bad for TeX is omitting braces {}, even if the result is the same? I wanted to know what is the preffered way of writing ...
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wrapping inline long lines and adding background color

Objective I'm trying to achieve the following output. Here's the code I used to produce it. I had to hack it \begin{document} \begin{description} \item In ...
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Enforce a line-break inside \lstinline

I use \lstinline{foo} from the listings package to set pieces of code in regular text. To get automatic line-breaks I use the following options: \lstset{ breaklines=true, breakatwhitespace=true, ...
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How to make a new line in the source file but not the output

I want to adhere to the traditional '80 character' line length limit in my .tex source file. How do I do a new line in the source but not in the document output?
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How to cite sourcecode from an svn repository

As part of my thesis I read some sourcecode. Unfortunately this sourcecode is only available as an svn repository. How do I write a reference to it? The shortest way I found of accessing it is: svn ...
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Folding entire section in AUCTeX?

I'm new to AUCTeX and I wonder: is it possible to fold entire sections or subsections of a LaTeX document for a better overview, so that they are only represented by their headline (kind of a tree ...
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C++ operators ^=, <<=, >>= misinterpreted

I write a list of C/C++ operators of the following form : \texttt{operator+=}, \texttt{operator-=}, \texttt{operator*=}... The problem is that \texttt{operator\^=}, \texttt{operator>>=}, ...
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How to get Matlab code into a LaTeX document?

I'm trying to put in my thesis matlab code but the results are not very good. I would get something like that but I don't know what packages using and how to create this result:
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The meaning of the percent sign in LaTeX coding [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the use of percent signs (%) at the end of lines? I know that % is commonly used to uncomment parts of the code, but recently I read that there is another use ...
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Comparing two versions of programming code with LaTeX

I'd like to compare two versions of program with vertical line between them. How can I do this with LaTeX?
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Insert code or text file in latex as is?

Question : How can I insert a txt file ( a source code) as such in latex without any change in indentation, tabs, formatting etc? Scenario : Consider I have a text file as below ( It is a part of a ...
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What's the best way to typeset C++ codes in latex?

I'm participating in a programming contest and we are allowed to prepare a team reference document which must not exceed 25 pages. Typically we will prepare many code templates and this year I'm ...
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Code for reading Metafont definitions

I need some C code to generate Bezier curves from Metafont source code. Ideally, I'd like to have a C/C++ function with the following specifications: Input: an array of text strings (the lines in the ...
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Recommendation for homework use [closed]

I'm re-discovering LaTeX after an absence of 15-17 years. Sadly all my previous skills are gone so I'm starting from scratch. I am taking two grad courses for which I have to submit assignments every ...
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Recover TeX source from automatically generated LaTeX files

Maybe the question can not be exactly understood from the title. So, to automate things a bit, instead of rewriting everything when adding different pictures and tables, code was made to add ...
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How to format a block of source code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package to indent and syntax highlight C++ code I want to format a block of C source code using TeX, how can I accomplish this work? for example: int main() { ...
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Question about ArsClassica codes

I would to know for what is used the code below (Last lines code) in arsclassica.sty. Also I would to know why in arsclassica-settings there are some repetitions of \lstset is not the same thing put ...
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Expanding a minted command inside a macro

I am currently trying to speed up the compile time of a document that uses minted. I would like to be able to have certain language features (and style) appear the same in both a minted environment ...
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How to get a double column verbatim in a single column table, in a double column document?

I have a double column document in which I need to place two source code listings side by side. Naturally a two column document's single column is too narrow so the two listings need to span the page ...
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How to write program text in table

I have to write a table with two columns and in each column I have to place small C code snippets. Using the \code{} in each column seems to be very tedious because I have to write \code{} in each ...
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Inline MATLAB code

I want to write MATLAB code in a sentence. I installed package mcode, no problem if I want to display the code by inserting the code in environment \begin{verbatim} and \end{verbatim}. How could I ...
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Insert a block comment title in Kile [closed]

I would like to know whether it is possible in Kile to define a script to insert a centered commented block. I often mark different parts of my code with those kind of titles: ...
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How to put C++ source code into beamer slides [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How display LaTeX code in LaTeX document? How do I fit java style source code in one frame in beamer? How do I add C++ formatted and coloured source code to my beamer ...
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Pretty printing of LaTeX code

In many MWE here on TeX.SE the LaTeX code is written without explanatory comments and as compact as possible. An Example: \documentclass[ngerman,fontsize=12pt,pagesize]{scrreprt} ...
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How to Format C Program Code Block Nicely

I am using the following settings to format my code blocks: % xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Code Snippet STARTS xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx \lstset{ language=C, % choose the language of ...
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Is there a default / official / standard Vim indentation file for TeX, or just best practices for TeX source indentation?

If you see here, the author mentions an "official version" of an indentation script from Johannes Zellner. The link is broken and while there are traces of Zellner all over the interwebs, I can't find ...
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Background images for code listings in beamer

I asked this question originally in attempt to get background images behind my code listings. Background images for code listings What I did not mention is that I am using the beamer package for ...
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Reference line in document's own source code

I am commenting on a LaTeX document (with todonotes), and I would like to put a reference to a line in the source code, writing e.g.: See the code around line 123 of foo.tex to please fix this ...
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Alternative way to print source code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Syntax Coloring in LaTeX I want to add source code of my program in document but verbatim really bugs me. All that ugly fonts and stuff.
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treating multiple code listings as one figure (listings package)

Please note that I am quite new to tex/latex. For my paper I need to reference specific parts of my source code as one code listing. This allows me to skip specific lines of the source code that are ...
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Are comments safely hidden once the document is compiled?

This is kind of similar to some of the pdf to latex questions but from a different angle. I'm not looking for a complete LaTeX reconstruction method, I want to know if the comments are safely hidden. ...
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Clean black & white style for minted

I'm using minted to format code in a book. Except for the bw theme, I only see colored styles, which is nice for producing a PDF, but not ideal for printing in black & white. Is there a clean ...
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TeXShop: Force spaces instead of tabs

Is there a way to make TeXShop insert an arbitrary number of spaces when I press the tab key instead of inserting a tab? This functionality is in TeXnicle and I really like it, but TeXShop is my ...
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What are the pros and cons of using hard wrapping, and why is it so common with LaTeX?

It seems that hard-wrapping - i.e. inserting a newline when the line reaches a certain threshold - is extremely common in the LaTeX source when writing technical papers, either by manually inserting ...
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Is there a good definition for highlighting PHP code in listings?

Does someone have a good definition for highlighting PHP code with the listings package?
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Problems When Escaping from Listings

I would like to use LaTeX to document my C++ code, since I am able to typeset mathematics easily, as well as create diagrams using TikZ. I made a minimal LaTeX template for testing, but I have already ...
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Temporarily suppress two-column layout in Oxford Bioinformatics template

The Oxford Bioinformatics journal's template is one of my favorites and I use it for many of my school assignments. The template uses a two-column layout, but in an appendix at the end of the document ...
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How to customize Tex/latex commands to perform system calls from shared libraries / dlls

Alright - let me make this simple and straight: How can I take advantage of the tex/latex parsing mechanism in a custom c/c++ application that need scripting/parsing support? I see two ways: ...
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Verbatim environment with correct tab handling and special characters

I'm looking for an environment similar to Verbatim which will allow me to say something like the following code (which uses indentation instead of spaces): \documentclass{article} ...
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Is there a beamer auto-indent program? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for cleaning LaTeX code Beamer presentation files are very structures, they have sections, in which you find subsections, which include frames that have titles and ...
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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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TeXStudio doesn't recognize some commands

I'm starting to use TeXStudio. I'm having some issues, for example with \begin{align*} \sqrt[n]{a}^2-\sqrt[n]{ab}&=m\sqrt[n]{a}\\ \end{align*} When i put the point on align* i get a small ...
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Is there a way to make ChkTeX ignore TikZ code

ChkTeX does not like TikZ, and will report a bunch of errors. Is there a way to make ChkTex ignore TikZ code?
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Numbers and programming code

This happens when I use programming code and enumeration, how can I add a gap between the numbering and the line numbers of the code. I'm using this in LaTeX Preamble: \usepackage{listings} ...
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Beamer: How to do src highlighting when src is split with \only<> command? [duplicate]

Thanks to Marc van Dongen there is a template of a "step by step" programming tutorial (with a sample layout in his question): How to create step by step annotated programming tutorial in LaTeX? . I ...