{verbatim} is about macros and environments like “\verb” and “verbatim” which implement some form of verbatim mode, i.e. change the {catcodes}. A popular package is {fancyvrb}. For questions about the {listings} or the {minted} package, use the respective tag instead.

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how to embed arbitrary code

I am using the listings package which does great things for C++, Java. but what about for a makefile, which isn't one of the supported languages? I just want the equivalent of listings, nothing ...
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Multiline code listings in CWEB

Perhaps this is insane, but I would like to include code listings in a CWEB program, because the program is processing source code in another language. But how do I create multiline verbatim code ...
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How can I remove extra spaces in code passed through probsoln package?

This is an easy question to a potentially complicated situation. I'm using RStudio to write homework and exams using the probsoln package that embeds R code into the LaTeX directly. I am using knitr ...
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How to add self defined environment to verbatim environments

Using the following code in emacs configuration file makes the listed environment as verbatim. (setq LaTeX-verbatim-environments-local '("Verbatim" "lstlisting")) How can I add following ...
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How to break a text in `\verb| |` mode [duplicate]

Let's say I have strings of symbols that are not in math mode but I'm trying to define kind of a language that is going to be used in a protoboard. So I have to explain how this language works but for ...
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Verbatim description list item

How do I make an item in a description list verbatim? \verb in \item[] seems to be not allowed: \begin{description} \item[\verb+list comprehension [f a | a <- M a]+] bla bla bla ...
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Verbatim/listings in beamerposter?

I have prepared some nice posters using beamerposter, but now I came to a poster where I would like to add a few lines of code. By just adding [fragile] to the frame I get an error: File ended while ...
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How to write code examples in LyX?

I'm using LyX for Hebrew documents. When I add a Verbatim environment with English language, sometimes after a little editing the language change automatically to LaTeX and the compiled Verbatim text ...
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Concatenating files created with filecontents

I am creating a large number of data files "on the fly" using the filecontents package. I need to be able to concatenate these files in various permutations For example in the MWE below, I would ...
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Getting verbatim with soft grey background, as in tex.stackexchange

Given a verbatim as on below, \begin{verbatim} This is an awesome verbatim \end{verbatim} which is displayed with no background on the compiled pdf page : This is an awesome verbatim I would ...
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Macro \verb inside tabu environment

I would like to use the \verb command inside of a tabu enviroment. Here is my example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \begin{tabu}{lll} a & \verb+\wedge+ & b\\ c ...
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Non-curly quotes in code?

Here is a quick question, how to use tex to print this ' symbol? An example is shown below: data 'a list = Nil | Cons (e, 'a list) I tried to use ' or `, but they all looks bad.. I am sorry but I ...
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Getting non-curly quote marks with PythonTeX 0.14

I'm unable to get the non-curly quotation marks ('upquotes') to print inside any of the PythonTeX (v=0.14) environments. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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verbatiminput formatting of gretl output, minus sign missing

I'm preparing econometrics tutorials and this year we changed the software (now using gretl). I want to include regression output from a text file. However, the \verbatiminput command does not ...
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Append verbatim material to a file

I am using the fancyvrb package. I'd like to create a verbatim-like environment that does the following two things: 1) Append the verbatim material as-is to a file that has already been opened. 2) ...
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How could I write a Latex tag in source form in section name?

I tried to use \verb|| and \lstinline[language={[LaTeX]TeX}]{} and they failed. I just want to write a name of latex tags in section names for internal purposes. For example, I couldn't compile a ...
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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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define environment with Verbatim and options [closed]

I'm working on an edition, and I need to create some environments using verbatim. I use the fancyvrb package and when I write : \documentclass[9pt]{report} \usepackage{xltxtra, fontspec, xunicode, ...
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Verbatim vs Listings for Thai Font

I have a problem about verbatim and listings. I need write some codes by using Thai font but it shows in picture \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{listings} ...
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show content of token register as a string in the document

I'm trying to implement a command that can execute its argument, but also print it. To that end I'm dumping the argument into a toks register and use LuaTex to put it back with inactive catcodes; as ...
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Show whitespace characters in monospace environments

I need to render an ASCII file for printing in a way that removes ambiguity if (very unlikely) one decides to type it in and validate the signatures. Essentially, I need a monospace typesetter that ...
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how to put Verbatim inside minipage that has fbox around it? “Paragraph ended before \FV@BeginScanning was complete. }” [duplicate]

I am surprised that I get an error when I add Verbatim to content of minipage that had \fbox around it. Removing the \fbox removes the error. But I need to put frame around the minipage. I can't use ...
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How to stop verbatim from converting tabs to spaces?

I am using verbatim to put some sample code in my document: \begin{verbatim} [start] printf{"Start command received"}; [stop] printf{"Stop command received"}; \end{verbatim} I ...
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How to prevent double quotes when using the verbatim package and fontenc?

Is there a way to disable LaTeX's transformation of all double quotes e.g. '' `` << >> into formatted double quotes when using the verbatim package in conjunction with fontenc and ...
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How can I get the same margin to a verbatim environment as the fleqn option gives to equation

When I use a verbatim environment, I'd like to have some margin, of the same length as those provided by the fleqn option when using an equation environment. \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{article} ...
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Colored LaTeX command in verbatim

MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \title{} \author{} \begin{document} \maketitle \tableofcontents \chapter{} ...
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word wrapping line question

I have a text that looks like {attribute_1=1, ARRAY=[ { "x" : 180 , "y" : 175 , "z" : 176} , { "x" : 179 , "y" : 176 , "z" : 177} , { "x" : 178 , "y" : 177 , "z" : 178} , { "x" : 177 , "y" : 177 , ...
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How can I create a command or environment that starts and stops verbatim?

I am writing a simple LaTeX guide, aimed at editors of a student paper. The paper is for students of mathematics and physics at my university, and so we use LaTeX. Anyways, I want to include lots of ...
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History of the command \verb

Recently I inherited some LaTeX code for a CV that contained an e-mail address typed with \verb}john.smith@uni.org}. This snippet was in the middle of an multicol environment (so it was within several ...
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Vanishing spaces between words inside a QRcode

When the text of a QRcode comes from a \newcommand{\TextInsideQRcode}, the spaces between the words vanish. Is there a way to maintain the spaces between the words ? \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Passing content as argument (or macro to be expanded) to verbatim environment

Is it possible to custom what it's inside a verbatim environment? Suppose I want to print as verbatim something to be calculated on the fly, inserted in a kind of verbatim template. Think for example ...
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Automatically show verbatim content of a custom environment

I've defined an environment with \newenvironment, which I am mainly using for tikz diagrams. I have it set to dynamically change the margins, vertically and horizontally center the diagrams, and put ...
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Insert a function by “Verbatim”, but not start a new line

I want to insert a function using verbatim so that my code looks like in a good way (different than regular text). When I insert a function, I always start a new line. Could I insert the function just ...
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Framing and colorizing a LaTeX command [duplicate]

I normally use \verb|\LaTeXe| to typeset the command \LaTeXe in my document. But now I want to frame or/and colorize the command \LaTeXe. How can we do that? \documentclass{article} ...
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In-line \verb — overfull hbox problem

I'm having a problem that I've had before and I'm tired of hacking my way through it and hope that there is some supported solution. I'll go ahead and create a document for example: \documentclass ...
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Center-align the verbatim environment

I am trying to center align the content of a figure that has verbatim text in it. But the verbatim text is always right-aligned: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{verbatim} some text here ...
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Add verbatim code to longtable caption

I'd like to add a caption containing verbatim characters using \verb to a long table using the package longtable. The reason for this is that I want to improve the LaTeX output of pandoc, which uses ...
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Beamer overlays with tikz nodes break verbatim whitespace handling

I can't get any of the verbatim environments (alltt, semiverbatim) to respect white space as soon as I place it in an overlay macro: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Strange verbatim issue in beamer even after issuing `fragile` option [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a beamer tutorial in beamer. Let us suppose that we have the following code: \begin{frame}[fragile]{A slide with the table of contents} For having a slide with the table of ...
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How can I write % into a file?

How can I write % into an auxiliary file? % will not work, because LaTeX thinks that I start a comment with it (in the main file, not in the auxiliary file!), and \% will write \% into the file. How ...
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Empty groups {} when writing environment contents verbatim (but with expanded macros)

In answering this question, I noticed some trickiness regarding empty groups {} in an otherwise verbatim context. Suppose you capture the contents of an environment verbatim (as in that question), ...
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TikZ annotation inside listing inside TikZ node

In the below code, on the first frame I typeset a code snippet with verbatim, and all is well. On the second frame I want to add a TikZ annotation to the code snippet, but I have to switch back to ...
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Writing environments out to files and prepending/appending additional code

I am using the following code snippet to write environments out to files and run arbitrary commands (like python or Rscript). It works quite nice however I would like to write something to the file ...
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How to add labels in verbatim env. in Latex?

I'm writing master thesis where I need to include some parts of program code. This code needs to be commented and properly described in text below/above. I would like to add some specific labels in ...
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Potential problems from passing macro arguments to \verb

I've been working on a command that will typeset snippets of code within a paragraph. I'm aware of listings and company, but I want something that will just typeset the code verbatim and also allow ...
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Manually specifying a system TTF font seems to break curly/smart quotes

The following code... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[a4paper, margin = 0.4in]{geometry} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} \fontspec[Scale=3]{URW Bookman L Light} ...
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How do i put verbatim text as the body of a link?

Is there a way i can have verbatim text inside a link? \href{www.numpy.org}{\verb|numpy|} does not work. I tried using cprotect; \cprotect\href{www.numpy.org}{\verb|numpy|}, but then I end up with ...
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How to create a minimal working example for verbatim use in macro definition with cprotect?

cprotect can be used to use verbatim in a macro definition according to the package specification. Just like everything else in the world that doesn't provide an example it doesn't work in real life ...
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Getting WinEdt to ignore lstlisting

WinEdt 9.0 gives me incorrect TOC in its side panel when I use listings package to illustrate a piece of LaTeX code: How can I get WinEdt to ignore \begin{lstlisting} ...\end{lstlisting} (and ...
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how fancyvrb background color fill completely with fillcolor?

I'd like the whole Verbatim (fancyvrb) block to have a background color. How do I do it? The fancyvrb package does define a fillcolor -- but that only colors the area around the margin -- not the ...