{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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“Runaway argument?” just in the \input file

Update: Upon @egreg suggestion, the case shown below is the core of the problem and has nothing to do with include/input statements. I have a verbatim within toggle statements, which fails. A minimal ...
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No indent for verbatim environment

I would like to deactivate the indent for the verbatim environment, such that left margin is the same for everything. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatimbox} \makeatletter ...
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Write math and make a box with alltt environment

I tried looking up for this, but I have not found a way to do both at the same time. I would like to write math symbols in a verbatim like environment, for which I use alltt. But I would also like to ...
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Quote verbatim in Latex

I would like to quote some passages using the quote environment. However the quoted passage contains some math mode equations written in text format like "Your paper is worthless because x^2 +y^2 = ...
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Polish signs in verbatim beamer envir

I would like to get polish signs in the verbatim environment for the beamer document type, e.g. \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Napis- funkcja print} \begin{block}{Przyk\l ad} \begin{verbatim} ...
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Programming code listing: enumeration and left margin

I'd like to inlcude programming codes in LaTeX by using the verbatim package. For the code I use, the enumeration is continous. So if a new code starts, the numbers are ongoing, which should not be ...
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Suppressing the newline when entering an environment

Is there anyway to suppress the newline that is inserted when beginning an environment? For example, I would like \noindent{\bf 1.}\begin{verbatim}some code\end{verbatim} to appear as a single ...
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how to wrap a long terminal command without real line breaking?

this may look like a duplicate question to this one and many, but really I had a hardtime in finding the desired solution. The breaklines=true didn't work as it breaks the long command. Hence simple ...
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LaTeX command inline in the caption of a figure [duplicate]

I want the caption of a figure to contain a LaTeX command without it being executed: Using verbatim environment doesn't work in this case and throws errors. Please suggest a solution to this.
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How can I put a vertical line | within the \verb command [duplicate]

How can I put a vertical line | within the \verb command to get something like this
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How to automatically escape special characters in your own environment?

I need to create my environment for examples of source codes. I want it to look like this: Code example: ------------------------------------------------ # This is the code example echo 'Hello' ...
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Can you interpret macro parameters as verbatim?

Basically I want to define a macro whose parameter should be treated as a "script", meaning that I want to print it in a verbatim way including line breaks and special characters. Furthermore, I want ...
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“Paragraph ended before \verbatim@ was complete.” when trying to use verbatim in tabular

I have the following code in my Beamer slide code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{selections} \begin{tabular}{ll} sample 1 & \begin{minipage}{3in} \begin{verbatim} sample 2 \end{verbatim} ...
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How should multiline pieces of code be put into a table?

I have the following two pieces of information that I would like to present side-by-side in a Beamer slide. I think I'd like these two things in two cells of a two-column table. Is there a good way to ...
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Why \texttt and \verb giving errors when using with LaTeX commands inside their input

On latest version of MikTeX, following works: \begin{align*} \int sinxdx && \texttt{test line 1}\\ \int{sinx}dx && \texttt{test line 2}\\ \end{align*} But the following gives error: ...
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minipage with verbatim package doesn't compile

This is my code: \usepackage{verbatim} \newenvironment{listing} {\begin{minipage}{\linewidth}\verbatim} {\endverbatim\end{minipage}} However, it doesn't compile: Runaway argument? ! File ended ...
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Include a footnote in verbatim text

I have seen how to add verbatim text to a footnote: How to obtain verbatim text in a footnote? What I would like to do is the opposite, include a footnote in a verbatim section. I am using the memoir ...
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new \input{file} Package, Command wrapper: microtype .tex with reserved symbols

I know enough LaTeX to produce great looking documents. LaTeX makes it more difficult to NOT do that. But I don't advanced LaTeX or TeX or plainTeX or "@" or other advanced, cryptic programming ...
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Rewrite \begin{foo}\end{foo} to \begin{bar}{opts}\end{bar}?

I know this is likely a simple Latex macro question. I've got a large document with a ton of lstlisting blocks, and I'd like to use minted instead. That means turning blocks that look like this: ...
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When is verbatim content absolutely necessary?

Item 9 of this answer to Documents with typical LaTeX errors says: \verb and friends are delicate and should be handled with care. It deals with the advanced topic of category codes and is perhaps ...
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Nicely typesetting verbatim text

I want an environment in which LaTeX typesets the text just like it otherwise would, but without accepting any commands whatsoever while within this environment. None of the answers to this question ...
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How can I write verbatim code to a file with \immediate\write?

I'm using the technique described in egreg's answer to Efficient way to write backslash to a file to write LaTeX code in an external file: \newwrite\mywriter \NewEnviron{writethis} ...
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Verbatim Frame Incompatibility [duplicate]

It's driving me nuts that using verbatim causes the \end{frame} statement to throw an error. How do I fix this? LaTeX: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to enable verbatim environment under self defined environment?

So I want to define an inline environment !foo!, and write foo into an exteral file. Here is my source code: \catcode`!=13 \newwrite\mmtlatexfile \immediate\openout\mmtlatexfile=\jobname.mmtlatex ...
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Macro/shortcut for defining text portion as code

I'm currently converting my thesis into LaTeX, and i have an issue: being an IT thesis, I have tons of code quotes. The problem is not about the blocks of code: they are not that many and i can wrap ...
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Changing verbatim input in beamer slide

I am trying to produce a presentation where code for a pair of arrays appear in the same position of a beamer slide. I tried something like this (with different combinations and braces) and did not ...
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How can I replace tabs with spaces before compiling .tex file?

I want to indent text in the verbatim environment. I want to do this with the tabulator. The problem is that verbatim does not work as advertised ("prints unmodified text"). It actually replaces the ...
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How to create LaTeX example codes using verbatim and large braces?

I read this question it's useful but isn't exactly what I need. My problem consists in create an array, table or something like that with two columns. In the left one I need to put LaTeX code with ...
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Verbatim without breaks

Hi I found a lot of questions which suggest something like How to box verbatim to prevent page break? to prevent breaks in a Verbatim environment. However this does not work for me as I display some ...
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texinfo - wrap long lines in code

I found a hint from Karl Berry written 4 years ago about how to get line wrapping in code samples, in texi2pdf output. I demonstrate that solution below. However, it would be interesting to know if ...
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Pass options in verbatim environment inside another environment

I want to define a new environment (here testenv), which is going to include text in verbatim mode. So, I have the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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How to add verbatim in a float figure on right page?

I've discovered this post to define the command addfig{} to put figures on the right page. My problem is that it doesn't work if the figure is a verbatim element. Here is a minimal not working ...
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End \verbatim command

The verbatim environment is used to display LaTeX commands instead of having them executed. To display a single command in-line, the \verb|| command can be used. To display a whole block, we can use ...
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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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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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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 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/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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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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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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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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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 ...