I've been using the listings package with the following setup to produce a compact layout of code samples:


How would one control the top and bottom margins for minted? It doesn't have the same options.

  • Possibly you are looking for this: tex.stackexchange.com/q/228058/120578. If it solves your problem, please tell us to mark as a duplicate. – koleygr Nov 2 '18 at 14:05
  • I think my problem is different because I'm not using any background colors. – Björn Lindqvist Nov 2 '18 at 19:17
  • Check the answer please – koleygr Nov 2 '18 at 19:32
  • minted basically uses a slightly modified version of trivlist. By wrapping it with tcolorbox features might be the simplest way to achieve your needs. – egreg Nov 3 '18 at 23:34

Check this:



\lipsum*[1] Some text

int main() {
printf("hello, world");
return 0;

Some text \lipsum*[2]

It is @user11232's answer from here but without background colors.


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  • How would I use it to adjust the top and bottom margins? – Björn Lindqvist Nov 3 '18 at 20:04
  • You are right... It didn't worked with changes... I edited... You can change \medskip to \bigskip or \smallskip.. or even \medskip\smallskip or \vspace{1cm} etc – koleygr Nov 3 '18 at 20:17

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