When I enter this

C = B log(1+SNR)
270.88 = 200 log(1+SNR)

The two lines are printed on the same line. I can force a line break by using \\ but this is very annoying. Is there a way to automatically force a line break after every newline in the source?

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    Is this material to be typeset as code (a listing) or as an equation (possibly with alignment)? – Gonzalo Medina Mar 10 '15 at 1:02
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    Welcome to TeX.SX! Please help us to help you and add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. It will be much easier for us to reproduce your situation and find out what the issue is when we see compilable code, starting with \documentclass{...} and ending with \end{document}. – cfr Mar 10 '15 at 1:03
  • Maybe you want the listings package? If you are using LaTeX, that is. – cfr Mar 10 '15 at 1:04
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    A suggestion: Do us a favour and change your username to something more telling than "user1234". – Martin Schröder Mar 10 '15 at 1:12
  • I might add that another option is the verbatim environment (no package needed). – John Kormylo Mar 10 '15 at 2:01

Use \obeylines. In this way every line break in the source is a line break in the output. If you need this behavior locally, encase it in braces, like {\obeylines...}.


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