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I suppose it's meant to be used like this: enter image description here

But sometimes I like to use the title section to represent code or a command or some kind of input, and show the output in the bottom section like this: enter image description here The problem is the typesetting (no monospace, weird quotes, etc.), no syntax highlighting, LaTeX interprets various commands & special characters (e.g. $, &, #, ^, _, \\) and trying to use \verb is problematic (LaTeX Error: \verb illegal in command argument.).

Any ideas? Thanks. Here's the code:

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\documentclass[margin=10,varwidth]{standalone}
\usepackage[minted,most]{tcolorbox}
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\begin{document}
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\begin{tcolorbox}[title=\textbf{echo 'hello, world'}]
\begin{minted}{bash}
hello, world
\end{minted}
\end{tcolorbox}
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\begin{tcolorbox}[title=\textbf{hello\_world.sh}]
\begin{minted}{bash}
#!/usr/bin/env bash
echo 'hello, world'
\end{minted}
\end{tcolorbox}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\end{document}
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    A less painfull approach would be utilize "upper" and "lower" part of tcolorbox (access via \tcblower); you can also have a subtitle in each box. Commented Nov 24, 2019 at 17:57
  • @TomášKruliš You're right, that might be better. Would you care to demonstrate? I see a few things like what you describe in the manual, but what you describe sounds even better.
    – voices
    Commented Nov 25, 2019 at 17:14

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This is a possible solution using a listing and comment and bicolor box. Upper box shows the listing and lower one the comment which is the expected result.

The overlay line tries to mimic the geometry of a regular tcolorbox with title and upper part.

%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\documentclass[margin=10,varwidth]{standalone}
\usepackage[minted,most]{tcolorbox}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\begin{document}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%    
\begin{tcolorbox}[title=\textbf{echo 'hello, world'}]
\begin{minted}{bash}
hello, world
\end{minted}
\end{tcolorbox}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\begin{tcolorbox}[title=\textbf{hello\_world.sh}]
\begin{minted}{bash}
#!/usr/bin/env bash
echo 'hello, world'
\end{minted}
\end{tcolorbox}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\begin{tcblisting}{notitle, 
    listing and comment,
    bicolor,
    colback=black!75!white,
    colbacklower=black!5!white,
    top=0mm, middle=1mm,
    overlay={\draw[line width=1.05mm, black!5!white, opacity=1] ([shift={(.5mm,1mm)}]frame.west)--([shift={(-.5mm,1mm)}]frame.east);},
    comment={hello, world}, 
    colupper=white,
    fontlower=\ttfamily,}
echo 'hello, world'
\end{tcblisting}
\end{document}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

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