# Tag Info

{typewriter} is the term used for a "monospaced" font, that is, a font in which all characters have the same width.

is the term used for a `monospaced` font, that is, a font in which all characters have the same width.

This style of type is typically used to set examples of typesetting, source code listings, and screenplays.

There are a few different ways to achieve this effect in LaTeX.

• The command `\texttt{``}` will convert letters and numbers into monospaced font; however, it doesn't convert symbols such as `_` and `\`.
• `\mathtt{``}` does the same thing in math mode, though its use is rare.
• `\verb` converts all letters, numbers, and symbols in its argument into monospaced font. For longer passages, consider the or packages.
• If you specifically want to typeset a URL, use the `url` package.
• `\tt` is deprecated. Don't use it.