{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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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: \texttt{Samp\_Dist\...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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\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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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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What's a good typewriter template?

I'm searching for a template which makes a document look like it's written with a real typewriter. Ideally, this means it's not only in mono-spaced font, but the hyphenation is adjusted accordingly. ...
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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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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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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} \begin{...
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How to escape curly braces within \texttt{}

How can I escape curly braces within the \texttt{} environment? \texttt{ \{ } produces errors within my template, which can be found here: (link) I saw this question for square braces, but the ...
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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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Latex doesn't break spaces in \texttt correctly (Overfull \hbox)

I'm having some text in an \texttt environment and it turns out that latex breaks the lines in these environments sometimes correctly and sometimes not. A working minimum example \documentclass{...
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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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Comma inside \texttt{} does’nt show up

I am trying to print a comma inside a \texttt{} tag, but it is not printing: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \texttt{foo, bar} \end{document} produces: foo bar not foo, bar How ...
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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} \ttfamily\hyphenchar\font=\...
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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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How to change math font to monospace, only inside \texttt

Related with "Can I change all math output to use monospaced text?", is it possible to use the monospace math only inside \texttt (or other custom command)? I tried to include the \everymath inside a ...
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How to activate hyphenation in \ttfamily without setting a font explicite?

I am suprised that in the code below no hyphenation is done. And I can not find something about that on the web. Maybe I use the wrong words for searching. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{...
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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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Improving typewriter animation

How can I improve the code for this animation so that I can write more words? I wanted a smarter code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \...
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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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Typewriter text in sections with ACM “sig-alternate” document class

I would like to put a \texttt{} block in a section, e.g. \section{Algorithm \texttt{FSG}} But the problem of this approach is that the text inside the\texttt{} block does not inherit the size and ...
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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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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} \begin{document}...
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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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Change \ttfamily font for entire document

I'd like to change the teletype (\ttfamily) font that I'm using in my document. (I'm using the scrartcl class.) I've searched on stackexchange and Google, but all I can find are answers to how to ...
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Math symbols in tt font

I am trying to typeset some mathematics all in typewriter font; aiming to emulate the appearance of a particular computing environment. However, \mathtt in math mode doesn't appear to affect the ...
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How do I change the standard “math font”?

What I can tell, the font you get, it looks like the standard, "bookish" font, only tilted. How can I get a monospace font with a straight spine, e.g., the font you get with texttt? I'm happy with ...
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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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Which typewriter font fits to Linux Libertine and supports bold letters?

I'm thinking about using the Linux Libertine font (\usepackage{libertine}) in my next TeX documents. For listings with syntax highlighting I will need a typewriter font that supports boldface. I ...
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Slashed zero, the “right” way?

The digit 0 in our documents, such as this one (external PDF link), is slashed “the wrong way” in source code blocks (lstlisting). How can we get it slashed “the right way” (from bottom-left to top-...
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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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How do I get \texttt with bold face in LaTeX?

This question was asked and answered 20 years ago but I wonder if there is a more modern solution today that does not involve quite so much hackery with overriding settings in font files. I want my ...
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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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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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Escaped characters in typewriter font

I know a number of ways to fix this (e.g. \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}), but I want to understand what's happening in the following example. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \noindent \$ \% \&...
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Typewriter in TikZ node

A small example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \tikz{\node[text width=1cm]{\tt totot\\t t t};} \tikz{\node{\parbox{1cm}{\tt totot\\t t t}};} \end{document} As you ...
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Line break in texttt

I would like latex to break long text inside \texttt{} that does not contain any whitespaces. Currently the text just runs off the page. The latex document is generated from a reStructureText ...
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not able to write bold characters using textbf

I'm working on latex and R (swaeave) and I am using utf8 encoding but when I use \textbf{dataset}, the text is not bold. Below is part of my code. But I am not sure what is reason behind it. \...
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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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Why is the doi in biblatex a different font?

I am using biblatex-chicago (with \autocite) and a standard BibTeX file. For some reason, the DOI in my references is in a different font from the rest of the entry. Is this normal?
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Weird spacing with DejaVu Sans Mono with MiKTeX's XeLaTeX

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif} \setsansfont{DejaVu Sans} \setmonofont{DejaVu Sans Mono} \begin{document} Hello World! \textsf{Hello World!} \...
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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) \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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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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change catcode with tickets (business card print) and tables

Update, much later Don’t do this. Change the font instead. This just causes much trouble in unexpected and hard-to-debug places. See the other answer to the same question for details. changing the ...
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Using same font for \texttt and \Verb

I would like to configure my document to use exactly the same font for \texttt and \Verb. I got as far as this, which still misses making \ttdefault smaller: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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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 ...