{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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Tilde in verbatim

I am writing a manual for an R file in which expressions like this are common: lm.1 <- lm(y ~ x1 + x2) I will be enclosing code samples in a verbatim environment but this doesn't work properly ...
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Change typeface of verbatim environment

I am new here and the following code is what I am testing. Is it possible to change the typeface of the words from a .txt file? Thank you for any kind help! \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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How to make verbatim text in multicols environment not overflow to other columns?

I prefer to use \begin{multicols}{2} over \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{article} so I can control when to have 2 columns and when not. The problem comes when using ...
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Verbatim environment with catchfilebetweentags package

I would like to use a verbatim environment inside an ExecuteMetaData call from the catchfilebetweentags package. The use case is that my econometric software creates a fixed-width table that I don't ...
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Extend keyword list for fancyvrb / listings, based on a given language

I use fancyvrb and listings packages, and I have defined a language scala, which is the default to use. In one occasion, I have an extension of that language, escala, which adds additional keywords. ...
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How to prevent angle brackets beautification in semiverbatim environment?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Angle Brackets} ...
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How to copy/paste from lstlistings? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write code in a LaTeX document that can be copy/pasted from an outputted pdf using Adobe Reader and that also word wraps, rather than breach the right margin. I've found that in ...
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Declare additional Unicode characters in verbatim environments in a Pandoc-generated file

I generate a PDF document via LaTeX with Pandoc. I want to use some additional characters in verbatim environments that are not available by default. Here's a sample input: Math: $\downarrow$ ...
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How can I put \cbstart…\cnbend inside \begin{Verbatim}…\end{Verbatim} in LaTeX [closed]

I am trying to place a changebar outside a block of Verbatim text in LaTeX and it barfs at me every time. \cbstart \begin{Verbatim} blah blah ...blah blah... \end{Verbatim} \cbend Results in: ! ...
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Use of " in verbatim mode

I would like to use the symbol " inside \verb. Is that possible? For example, in \verb"abc"defg" the second " will be interpreted as the end of the verbatim environment though my intention is that ...
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How to do \newcommand{\filepath}[1]{\verb!#1!}?

I want to define a command \filepath so that I can use \filepath{foo_bar.cpp} and it is printed in monospaced font. Also, why does this not work? I get strange errors: ...
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How to use verbatim in figure caption (\captionof)? [duplicate]

I want to use verbatim in a caption of a figure. I have tried the cprotect package but it seems to work only with \caption and not with \captionof. Is there a workaround? \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Is it possible to use a non-monospace font in verbatim environments?

I know it runs contrary to a lot of the point, but I'd like to experiment with different fonts to see which I like better. I can't seem to find any reference to a way to do this, if it's at all ...
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minted Environment Inside minipage Environment

I am having to use the minted environment inside a minipage environment quite often in my document. I wanted to write a new environment for doing this, but since minted isn't designed to be included ...
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How to underline text in verbatim environment?

Am I missing something, or is it simply not possible to underline text within a verbatim environment? \begin{verbatim} I want to underline the following word: word \end{verbatim} I guess I could ...
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Tabular in dtx documentation

How to make table in .dtx documentation with vertical bars? % \begin{tabular}{c|c} % |sf| & \emph{mathsf}\\ % \end{tabular} fails, because |foo| is magic for verbatim.
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How to combine framed and listings packages in new environment

I always use this LaTeX code to display a source code in my article. \begin{listingbox}{VB style} \begin{singlespace} \begin{lstlisting}[style=BASIC] Private Sub Form_Load() Dim tex As String ...
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How to make a text { in alltt

I am trying to type computer code in my document using the alltt environment. Some symbols, such as ' and {, do not appear in the document the way they do in the code. I solved the problem with ' by ...
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How to make letter spacing in verbatim/fancyvrb look like listings

I've just noticed that the spacing between letters is different in verbatim vs. lstlisting environments: Given that I add the option columns=flexible to the lstlisting environment, the spacing in ...
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Preserving (and Controlling) Expandedness

In most cases, by the time output gets to your screen, arguments are fully expanded and my question is moot. But sometimes (verbatim being a common example), one wishes to operate on arguments with ...
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Beamercolortheme: How to set default color for all verbatim?

I want to change the color of all verbatim text in an existing beamer presentation. How do I do this easily? I know how to use colored verbatim text in general, and I found a lot of suggestions here ...
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Purpose of \do@noligs in LaTeX verbatim environment

I'm trying to figure out how the verbatim environment works. In the basic LaTeX file latex.ltx I find the following definition (line 4037): ...
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Insert a character in the beginning of each line in a special verbatim environment

How can I insert a special character or a symbol in the beginning of each line in a verbatim environment? In particular, there is a constraint that applies to the verbatim environment: it must be of a ...
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How do I define a custom verbatim command?

I'm not quite sure how to describe this, but I want to create a custom command that treats its input as verbatim and allows some control of the output. In pseudocode, I want: ...
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How do I get selective bold in Verbatim? [duplicate]

I previously wrote a computer professional book in which I showed what the user typed on the console and the computer's resultant output. The way I liked to do this was with everything in courier and ...
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Defining a new environment extending a verbatim environment

Why is it not possible to define a new environment that extends a verbatim environment? Consider, e.g.: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{myverbatim}{\tiny\begin{verbatim}}{\end{verbatim}} ...
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LaTeX getting “Missing } inserted” error

I'm getting "Missing } inserted" error, when compiling with pdflatex and I really don't understand why. This is occurring in a beamer frame. Maybe someone comes up with something useful. ...
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Format a verbatim paragraph

How can I format a verbatim paragraph? I.e. break, fill and join input lines to produce globally balanced output with the lengths of each line approaching the target \textwidth as closely as possible. ...
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Determine width of verbatim characters

I would like to determine how many characters of the verbatim font that fits on a text line. Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \noindent\hrulefill ...
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Use sans-serif in a verbatim environment?

What is the right way get fancyvrb’s verbatim environment (or any other variation) to use \textsf as the font? I can do it with: \begin{Verbatim}[commandchars=\\\{\}] \textsf{Here’s some textsf.} ...
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listing package and vbox warning

I have this many (see below) underfull warnings that are caused by using the listing package and creating \begin{lstlisting}\end{} to make code appear presentable. Is there a may to fix the warnings? ...
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How to show < and > correctly in output?

I am trying to write some XML tags as part of my text but I can not get the < and > symbols to come out right in the output. What am I missing? I have tried both <tag> and \<tag\>, the ...
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How to make AUCTeX ignore syntax highlighting within environment

I have a problem with syntax highlighting in the Emacs editor using AUCTeX. The problem occurs in particular with the Verbatim environment from the fancyvrb package. Consider the following code: ...
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Problem with \acused from acronym package: Not in list of acronyms

When using the acronym package, acronyms marked with \acused{AC} are not contained in the list of acronyms. However, I also cannot place \ac{AC}, \acs{AC}, or \acl{AC} since all of it is explained in ...
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Check for special character in verbatim environment

I would like to substitute a > in the beginning of each line of a Verbatim environment with another character. Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb,xstring} ...
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Any way to show LaTeX example code *and* execute it? [duplicate]

In (La)TeX documentation and tutorials, it is common to show a snippet of code next to the output it generates. It might be two minipages side by side, or a code listing followed by boxed output, or ...
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Create a new environment that uses a verbatim environment

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{environ} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{color} \NewEnviron{vred}{% \color{red} \begin{verbatim} \BODY \end{verbatim} } ...
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Custom verbatim that sets all spaces (“ ”) as visible spaces (“␣”) that can line-break

It makes sense to typeset code in a monospaced font. Sometimes such code needs to be embedded in a paragraph context, and then it will be useful to allow it to linebreak. In order to visualize spaces ...
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code-block directive causing error Empty verbatim environment [closed]

When I use directive .. code-block:: c in rst on Ubuntu 12.04 version and compile using latexpdf Error: (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/psnfss/t1pcr.fd) ! FancyVerb Error: Empty verbatim ...
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Optional arguments in verbatim environments

This question is a follow up to verbatim-like environment with optional arguments poorly behaved. Based on David Carlisle's suggestion, I manually looked for an optional argument and employed ...
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verbatim and CJK

I'm not familiar with chinese characters and fonts. But I have to type some characters into a document. XeLaTeX may be an option, but I'm looking for a solution with pdflatex. Here is my MWE, which I ...
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verbatim-like environment with optional arguments poorly behaved

[EDITED to show where I actually want to use the optional argument] This question may be answered at How to pass an optional argument to an environment with verbatim content?, but I'm having a hard ...
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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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Block element characters (pmboxdraw) are shown too wide in verbatim and Verbatim (fancyvrb) environments

I want to put source code into verbatim and Verbatim (fancyvrb) environments that uses box-drawing characters from codepage 850 (0xDB, 0xDC, 0xDF) (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page_850). By ...
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lstlisting in a box?

My problem is that I am trying to write a document with coloured sections for examples. Examples can contain code listings. Somehow I can't seem to combine a background colouring with a listing, or ...
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How to embed verbatim in pspicture?

I'm trying to insert a QR code at the beginning of my thesis with the contents being the BibTeX entry for it. Any way of embedding the raw text in \psbarcode? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{minimal} ...
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How to write text within \begin{verbatim} and \end{verbatim} in same line?

I am stuck on the following problem and don't know how to solve it. Here is my problem : \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim}'\hfill\end{verbatim} MKS' which puts the word ...
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Highlighting code like one would in a SE post

When posting on SE, users can "highlight" code by using the ` symbol. Is there any way to get that in LaTeX? My intention is to highlight segments of code or particular functions. To be clear, I'm ...
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How to add line numbers to a program listing/code?

How do I copy code in to latex to get a result which looks like this: ...Without the red bars of course. I don't know how to get the numbering on the left side when I compile LaTeX. Using \verbatim ...
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Merging bib files from within LaTeX

I have two .bib files that I want to use in my bibliography. Entries do not overlap. I have found quite a few forum topics on that, but none of them really satisfied me. So my idea is to merge the two ...