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I'm using minted to format code in a book. Except for the bw theme, I only see colored styles, which is nice for producing a PDF, but not ideal for printing in black & white.

Is there a clean black & white style I can use (probably something resembling what algorithmicx produces) for pygments/minted which I could use for the printable version of the book?

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    You can try \usepackage[gray]{xcolor} – Marco Daniel May 29 '12 at 16:00
  • That works @MarcoDaniel, but it doesn't make text bold like algorithmicx does. – ℝaphink May 29 '12 at 18:31
  • The gray option prevents other colors to appear. Especially, when highlighting some text (like when using the changes package). Using ulem instead of colors might not be the best choice: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/270901/…. I really like the friendly style and would love to see it converted to a grayscale style. – koppor Oct 4 '15 at 9:54
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Marco's solution is probably the nicest one:

\usepackage[gray]{xcolor}

The reason I was not getting bold text was that I only loaded Inconsolata and not Inconsolata Bold. I now set up my mono font like this:

\setmonofont[Scale=0.9,BoldFont={Inconsolata Bold}]{Inconsolata}

and the result is fine (using the default style):

black and white code listing

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