{typewriter} is the term used for a "monospaced" font, that is, a font in which all characters have the same width.

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How to make a real apostrophe or single-quote in LaTeX

I am trying to incorporate programming examples in a LaTeX document. The document renders nicely with pdflatex; however, the single quotes get transformed into U+2019, a right-single-quotation mark. ...
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Can I change all math output to use monospaced text?

Is there any way of modifying the preamble, so instead of typing $\mathtt{x}$ ... \begin{eqnarray} \mathtt{y} & \mathtt{=} & \mathtt{z^\pi} \end{eqnarray} I can omit the \mathtt{...} ...
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Garamond and URL links

I am experimenting the use of the Garamond Premier Pro font for a dissertation and I still would like to keep the URL information in the bibliography when available. Obviously, there's a font problem ...
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How can I force pairs of brackets [][] to be closer to each other in \texttt?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Normal margin here. Abcdefgh ...
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Why are URLs typeset with monospace fonts by default?

When typesetting URLs in LaTeX using the url package, they are set in a mono space font by default. While I just accepted that as a fact for a long time, I am now starting to wonder why? In Browsers, ...
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Lyx is ignoring typewriter font setting for program listings

I'm using Lyx's Insert|Program Listing to insert a code listing into my document. Unfortunately, Lyx seems to ignore the Typewriter font selection I made in DocumentOptions under Fonts ⇒ ...
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How to escape xml code?

How to escape this kind of expression and make in typewritter font? I added $ dollars to both ends, it did work - warnings dissapear. But text became italic of unknown font and it doesn't jump on ...
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Problem with >> inside of \tt

I have an inline code example with a nested Java generic declaration, using the typewriter typeface. However, the closing >> is rendering as a black box. A cursory Google search suggested ...
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Good monospace font for code in LaTeX?

I'm currently working on my dissertation and am using Palatino for text with the Euler font for mathematics. As part of my work I'll be presenting quite a few code examples, and was wondering if ...
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Typesetting single quotes

How can the single quote character be typeset as the ascii character ' in a LaTeX document? For instance, consider the document: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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verbatim environment does not produce monospace

I use quite a lot packages in my document and I cannot find which one's fault is that verbatim does not produce monospaces. Anyway, if I knew this, I have no idea how to solve problems when packages ...
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Define my own short-verb like macro?

I'm trying to define shorthand macros for \texttt that are a bit like the \verb ones. The end result is to do +asdf+ and this have the same effect as \texttt{asdf}. This is like the DefineShortVerb ...
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Underscores in words (text)

How can I produce the text Word_one_two in LaTeX? I tried: Samp\_Dist\_Corr But, it doesn't quite look right. Also, I want it in the typewriter font, so actually, I'm doing: ...
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Do mathdesign sans serif and monospaced fonts “fake” small caps?

The manual for mathdesign explains how to ensure "true" small caps are used for the main type family selected as an option, but it says nothing about whether the small caps used in other fonts are ...
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looking for monospaced condensed font

I am looking for condensed mono spaced (typewriter) fonts to typeset program listings with pdflatex. The fonts should have the common shapes (up and italic or slanted) and series (normal and bold). ...
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Hyphenate \ttfamily without hyphen dash

Is it possible to hyphenate text without inserting a hyphen. \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{courier} %\usepackage{bera} %\usepackage{arev} \begin{document} ...
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How to automatically hyphenate within \texttt?

This question was phrased as a bug report for LaTeX and I thought it would be helpful to be presented here (including an answer). The person had a lot of "common words" in typewriter font sprinkled ...
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How do I change the default typewriter font with XeTeX?

In this question, it is detailed how to convert a project to use TrueType or OpenType fonts by switching from LaTeX to XeLaTeX. I've successfully changed my build over to use XeTeX, but I'd like to ...
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Adding a highlight to \texttt blocks

I'm trying the add a grey highlight to the \texttt command to essentially achieve the same effect as the code blocks on here. This is something I attempted to do when I first started writing my ...
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Replace cmtt10 \char32 (visible cup space) with something more gentle?

I'm typesetting source code, and I want to replace cmtt10's \char32 with something easier on the eyes. I came up with something that I like, but I'm not pleased with the implementation. Here's how ...
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Difference between {\tt \{} and \verb+{+

Why is {\tt \{} typeset as an ordinary { and not the same as for instance \verb+{+? To illustrate: {\tt With tt:~ \{} \verb+With verb: {+ yields
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Installed Luximono is not working

I am using MacTex-2011 on a mac 10.7. Recently, I have installed luximono using getnonfreefonts. Everything went ok, but when I was compiling the document (pdfLaTeX) with the packages: ...
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How to center a typewriter (ttfamily) '+'

I would like to draw a circular TikZ node with + in its center, but font=\ttfamily moves it up. Why? How to solve it? \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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How can I ensure all teletype/monospaced text is in a certain color?

I'm trying to include some monospaced text, and I'd like it to be in a different color than the normal text. There will be several (read: hundreds) of instances of monospaced text, and I want it all ...
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table with monospaced and nonbreaking spaces

I have a xtable generated in R/Sweave that I would like displayed in portrait mode in a pdf. The spaces in the spacedSeq should properly align the sequences. How can I force this to be in a monospace ...
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Scaling fonts document-wide

I'm looking to use lcmtt mentioned here as my default typewriter font, but the scaling is way out of proportion with the rest of the text. I've used the following commands to enable the font: ...
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Using \ttfamily with \bfseries (or how to enable bold in fixed-width font)

I'm using listings package, and I've added basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize. However, when I do that, the keywords from the embedded source-code are not bold anymore. I figured that \ttfamily ...
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Shrinking monospace style for listings package

I am working on a thesis and putting together a "pretty" listing. I'm looking at setting up a small font style for a code view. What I have here is: \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language=C, ...
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Put a leading space to a paragraph using texttt

This line ~~Some~~thing produces two leading spaces before the word 'Some' and the spaces before 'thing'. However, \texttt{~~Some~~thing} does not produces the first two spaces (but produces ...
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Using \verbatiminput on filenames with underscores

I'm trying to include some source files using \verbatiminput{}. Some of these filenames have underscores in them. This works fine by default. But if I try to include the underscore package so that I ...
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How to change the font of a LaTeX table to typewriter font?

I want to create a table in LaTeX, and this table needs to be in typewriter font. I have found Typesetting Tables with LaTeX, but I don't understand how to use it. How could I do this?
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Minion Pro and Monospace Font

This is more a typography question than a TeX one, but can anyone recommend me a good monospaced font that blends well with Minion Pro?
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How to use condensed typewriter with latin modern and doc

I'm documenting a class with (ltx)doc. The macro names are quite long so I get a lot of overfull hboxes. AFAIK latin modern has an additional typewriter font which is condensed. How do I switch the ...
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How do I change the \mathtt font with mathspec?

I have a document where the main font is Gotham Narrow Book but the numbers are set in Gotham Narrow Light, and this is set with commands provided by the mathspec package. I'd like to typeset a table ...
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Suggestions for typewriter font to match Concrete and Euler

I'm having fun using a combination of Concrete and Euler in some of my documents. I wonder if anyone has a suggestion about a matching typewriter font? I've been trying Inconsolata (scaled to .97) ...
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Which sans serif and monospace fonts suit Century Schoolbook?

I find the Century Schoolbook family very legible for online documentation. However, I am unsure what sans serif (for typesetting, e.g., LaTeX package names) and monospace (for typesetting code) ...
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Correctly typesetting words surrounded by double underscores?

Forgive me if the answer to this is obvious, I've just begun working with LaTex and I've had no luck with Google. I'm working on learning LaTeX, and as part of my practice I'm rewriting a guide on ...
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Display “.\integrate blah” in monospaced font (like \texttt and \verb)

I'm trying to display the following: .\integrate blah in a monospaced font. For everything else I've wanted to put in a monospace font, \texttt or \verb has worked fine, but it doesn't with this. ...
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Bold Typewriter Type fonts

I found out that there are cmbtt10 and cmttb10 fonts available. Unfortunately they are not used until I activate them with the \font macro, so just searching for those fonts is not possible. The ...
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Using \texttt with polyglossia Hebrew

\texttt does not work as expected when using it with the polyglossia package, in a segment in the Hebrew language, even when the actual text to be set is Latin. I tried reading fontspec documentation, ...
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\texttt overfull hbox problem

I asked a question earlier about \verb and overfull hbox : In-line \verb -- overfull hbox problem And regarding the solution there, changed many of my \verbs to \texttt{}s. I have come up with a new ...
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Prevent hyphenation in \texttt words

Background The text contains programming variable names such as report_city and SUBREPORT_FILE. All such variables are marked up with \texttt. Problem Some variable names are hyphenated: ...
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Double quotes with monospaced font and LuaLaTeX

I am trying to set the following minimal document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmonofont{Inconsolata} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC ...
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How can I create a full-size circumflex in typewriter font?

I have some C source code and would like to show the circumflex or caret (^) in the way it is typically shown in source code -- as a full-size character. The source code will be appearing in ...
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When should one use \verb and when \texttt

Sometimes people here use \verb!A SHORT COMMAND! and sometimes \textt{A SHORT COMMAND}. I'm unsure when to use which. Are there any guidelines or arguments for \verbatim vs. \texttt?
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Alternative monospace fonts

My document uses the txfonts package, which provides Times Roman, Helvetica and what appears to be a facsimile of Courier. However, I dislike the monospace font and find it to be particularly ugly. I ...
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unicode \begin{verbatim} with cmtt?

A lot of leading-edge programming languages (like Coq and Agda) allow nearly unrestricted use of unicode symbols in program text, so you can have math characters like $\otimes$ (Unicode U+2A02) as ...
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A monospace or typewriter font with matching math support

This might sound odd but I really like the old typewriter books from the pre-TeX era (the type of books that inspired Knuth to make TeX!). I don't know the exact reason, maybe its because I am very ...
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parameter passing to \verb|| environment

I happen to write the following code over and over again. {\color{blue}\verb|>|} {\footnotesize\verb|HI|} So, I came up with the following code to make it a command. \newcommand{\result}[2]{% ...
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How to get long \texttt sections to break

I often format path names with \texttt which can be very long. Usually Tex will not break this text. The line will just create a hbox overflow. It looks like this: ................ ...C:\documents ...