{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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...
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How to get bengali font script as output written within verbatim package?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} $\alpha=\beta$ Here is my text. এখানে আমার টেক্সট । \end{verbatim} \end{document} This gives the following output ...
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How to redefine an environment to produce no output?

I am using the verbatim environment with \begin{verbatim} XXXX \end{verbatim} I would like the option of redefining the verbatim environment so that nothing between \begin{verbatim} and ...
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Why can't curly braces be used as a delimiter for \verb? i.e. \verb{foo}

When I try to do the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello \verb{foo}. ...
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How to get whole tex in the output document file with actual output?

Consider the following LaTeX document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item Here is the 1st line. \item Here is the 2nd line. \end{enumerate} ...
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verbatim in two columns [duplicate]

I have a 2 column document that I wish to add some verbatim to. However, when its added it spans both columns instead of remaining in one (what I need it to do). Is there any way to do this? or an ...
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wrap listings package - Problem with verbatim argument

I would like to define a command that wraps a lstlisting environment in some other environments (esp. a minipage). I understand that working with verbatim arguments is a difficult task. I tried the ...
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Ceiling function within verbatim in latex

I am preparing a latex document. Inside the body of a function I need to use the ceiling function. How will I use the ceiling function inside verbatim? \begin{verbatim} Method a(b) . . ...
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How to print any command on the PDF document exactly like in the TeX file?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} My text. \end{document} Here 'My text' is the output.But I want to get the following output: \begin{document} My text \end{document} Is there any way ...
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too many curly brace using verbdef

I would like to create an inline verbatim text for a regular expression. The verbdef package does not like when I put curly braces into its second argument. I tried with escaping backslashes but that ...
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Using math mode escapes with listings enabled fancyvrb

I am trying to escape math mode within Verbatim, using this answer. This works fine, until I use the listings package with fancyvrb=true \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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verbatim environment inside algorithm2e

I need to output Prolog style inside algorithm2e and It seems that I cannot use \verb inside algorithm2e. How can I use \verb or verbatim for only one line inside algorithm2e in Latex?
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Displaying (source)Code in research article [duplicate]

I have this urgent need to display two pieces of code side by side for comparison in my article. Displaying a code, I've couple of requirement Should indent properly Output should be syntax ...
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Using verbatim in a definition [duplicate]

I actually need to store some verbatim text in a definition so I can reuse it several times. Here is a very short snippet: % here I store verbatim text \def\foo{ bar \verb'baz' spam } % now I ...
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How can I create wrapper macro for lstinline?

Using \lstinline I can include inline code snippets in a paragraph. I would like to provide a macro that selects formatting, etc, for lstinline so I can just do, say, \codeinline{snippet}. I had ...
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lrbox with border in beamer

Can I have border around a \lrbox in beamer? I have a minipage inside the lrbox. I know I can use \fbox. Update Sorry for the confusion. I need a border around the block of data, it is inside a ...
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verbatim within… a package delivers a string from a file and that string needs to be printed without interpretation

The csvtools package warns in its documentation from interpretable inputs but offers no solution as far as I can see. This Code generates a table \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csvtools} ...
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Importing separate file into my LaTeX file

I'm curious as to whether it's possible to insert an entire separate file into a LaTeX document as an inline command. For example, I have the following LaTeX code: \begin{Verbatim}[frame=single] ...
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Drawing a rectangle box around code fragment

How to produce the effect of drawing a rectangle box surrounded the code, and put it in the figure? (Any methods including non-tikz-pgf method that helps is welcome)
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Help with verbatim-like environments [closed]

I am writing a script for LaTeX shallow parsing (assuming that there are no complicated definitions in the preamble). First of all I decided to check the document for in-line verbatims and comments, ...
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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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Saving in macros plus \scantokens as an alternative to external files

I am generating a lot of TeX code automatically using Python scripts. I've been saving the TeX code to file, and then bringing those files into my documents at the appropriate places via \input. ...
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Escaping special LaTeX characters in user-defined input text

Background Users can provide text, which is transformed using XSL into a LaTeX document. The XSL template that transforms the XML document (containing user-defined text) currently resembles: ...
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Generating code examples

I would like to make a table showing some custom commands that I have defined. It would be nice if I could do something like the following. \documentclass{article} ...
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Set color to output from verbatim

I want to show the output from verbatim in blue color. I have this: \newcommand{\blockcode}[1]{\ttfamily\small#1} {\blockcode \begin{verbatim} alias vi="vim" \end{verbatim}} which works fine. ...
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Use verbatim inside \texttt

Why can't I use \begin{verbatim} inside \texttt? \texttt{ \small \begin{verbatim} iab <key> <expansion> <key> is the string which should be expanded to <expansion> ...
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Print $ inside \tt

How do I print a $ inside \tt? I tried escaping with a backslash, but didn't work. \tt{\$} throws an error. ! Argument of \OT1\^ has an extra } Update Sorry, the issue was not with $, but ...
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Animate swaps of elements in beamer [closed]

I need a nice way to show sequential swaps of two elements in verbatim. By swaps I mean two elements changing their positions with each other. Is there any specific command in beamer to animate this? ...
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Using \input in a fancyvrb verbatim environment - problem with hyphens

I've set up a custom environment with DefineVerbatimEnvironment. Within that environment I'd like to \input{} files, which works all fine and well until one of them includes a hyphen. Here's an ...
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Is there any package similar to verbatim but with support for icons?

I am looking for a package that provides verbatim environments but also supports different background color, frame style and icons (tips, error, warning etc.) shown on the upper-left corner.
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is it possible to add line numbers to input files read using \verbatiminput?

I know one can use \usepackage{listings} which supports line numbers. And I use that for pdf files. But I also generate HTML using Latex2html, and l2h does not support this package. It only supports ...
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Using \lstinline inside a \item

I know about the fragility of verbatim-like commands, and that they should not be used as an argument of another macro, but a need to write a description environment in which the terms to be defined ...
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Separate Verbatim into two columns

Is it possible to split a long verbatim simply into 2 columns? For example: \begin{verbatim} a a a b b \end{verbatim} result displayed (b starting at the middle of the page): a b a ...
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Changing color of text snippet in a verbatim environment

Is it possible to change color of part of the text that is in a verbatim environment? Lets say I have this verbatim section. I want to change the color of the marked lines into blue. ...
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Automatic hyphenation in verbatim text, with guidance

I would like to typeset verbatim text that can have linebreaks on certain text points. I know that spverbatim and listings can break at spaces, but sometimes this is not enough. Of course, no ...
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How to make all the entries in a table verbatim font

I have a large table in the tabular environment and I need to make all the text verbatim font. I know I can use \begin{verbatim}...\end{verbatim} for all the entries but they are just too much for me ...