I was trying to include some R Code in a simple LaTeX document, but for some reason I could not do it. I put the R Code in the same directory (I also tried putting the full directory for my R Code) of the TeX document, but I have as output a PDF document with this: \lstinputlisting{Ra.R}

This is my LaTeX document. What I am doing wrong?

\lstset{ %
  language=R,                     % the language of the code
  basicstyle=\footnotesize,       % the size of the fonts that are used for the code
  numbers=left,                   % where to put the line-numbers
  numberstyle=\tiny\color{gray},  % the style that is used for the line-numbers
  stepnumber=1,                   % the step between two line-numbers. If it's 1, each line
                                  % will be numbered
  numbersep=5pt,                  % how far the line-numbers are from the code
  backgroundcolor=\color{white},  % choose the background color. You must add \usepackage{color}
  showspaces=false,               % show spaces adding particular underscores
  showstringspaces=false,         % underline spaces within strings
  showtabs=false,                 % show tabs within strings adding particular underscores
  frame=single,                   % adds a frame around the code
  rulecolor=\color{black},        % if not set, the frame-color may be changed on line-breaks within not-black text (e.g. commens (green here))
  tabsize=2,                      % sets default tabsize to 2 spaces
  captionpos=b,                   % sets the caption-position to bottom
  breaklines=true,                % sets automatic line breaking
  breakatwhitespace=false,        % sets if automatic breaks should only happen at whitespace
  title=\lstname,                 % show the filename of files included with \lstinputlisting;
                                  % also try caption instead of title
  keywordstyle=\color{blue},      % keyword style
  commentstyle=\color{dkgreen},   % comment style
  stringstyle=\color{mauve},      % string literal style
  escapeinside={\%*}{*)},         % if you want to add a comment within your code
  morekeywords={*,...}            % if you want to add more keywords to the set


2 Answers 2


\lstinputlisting{} should not be inside a \begin{lstlisting} and \end{lstlisting} pair. Remove the begin and end and it should work as expected.

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    The best way to thank @BrianDiggs is to accept his answer, and upvote it. Apr 25, 2013 at 17:26

I have no sufficient reputation to comment, so I will point out that you need to include


after the color package.


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