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highlight lines in listings

How can I include a source file with the listings package and highlight specific lines (coloured text or coloured background will do)?

marked as duplicate by Anthony Labarre, Tom Bombadil, user11232, lockstep, percusse Sep 5 '12 at 20:18

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If you know which words or sentences you want to highlight, you can use the emph and emphstyle of the command lstset. This is done by hand and not really a trick but it should work.

language=bash,% or another depending of your input
emph={[1] word with style 1},
emph={[2] word with style 2},
  • Thanks, but not good enough for me, the terms I would highlight also appear elsewhere in the source code and I really need a single line to be highlighted. – Anthony Labarre Sep 5 '12 at 8:54

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