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{typewriter} is the term used for a "monospaced" font, that is, a font in which all characters have the same width.

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XeLaTeX: fallback specifically for monospace

I'm using a package that ends up delegating to pygments for some code rendering. I use ≡ and ∈ as symbols within the code, which lmmono10-regular complains about not having. What can I add to the ...
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How to produce a stable mathematical symbol & in the typewriter font?

First a minimal working sample is as follows. \documentclass{article} \newcommand*\ttand{\mathord{\texttt{\&}}} \begin{document} $\ttand$ \itshape$\ttand$ \end{document} As you see I defined ...
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aligning typewriter text in different rows

I am putting together a table with letters, and numbers below the letters to track progress. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor, placeins, cmbright} \usepackage[margin=0.5in]{geometry} \begin{...
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Greek typewriter characters with \symtt (or \mathtt)

I want to have Greek typewriter characters in math mode, using unicode-math. I use a font having Greek characters: \setmonofont{NewCMMono10}[ Extension = .otf, UprightFont = *...
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How to perfectly simulate typewriter style?

I want to simulate typewriter style typesetted math articles. There are a few major requirements: All characters in all environments be tt style and of the same size and width (including super and ...
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How to get real minuses in typewriter font

In many fonts the minus signs - have been shrunken to hyphens in the last decades which looks quite odd in the context of programming languages. How can I get back the original size which is exactly ...
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Type of k strange in Lehmann's Analytical geometry book

How can I enter this 'K' in LaTeX?
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Help with minipage/colum space

I am currently making a non-professional document in latex, I am using the typewriter package. I'm trying to put two photos (one below the other) and right next to them, as if it were another column, ...
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\textbf \texttt \textit is not working anymore

I am trying latex for the first time to write an essay for school, in the beginning the \textbf \texttt and \textit worked normaly. But i started to use more and more different packages and copied ...
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How to use backticks exactly like in markdown

For processing documents with a lot of program code and code fragments, I would like to use backticks for inline program code. So far I use the suggestions from this answer (which already declutters a ...
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Force hyphenation or make newline in \tt

Overview The goal is to get a tt rendering but with no right text overflow, in any case. I try to force LaTeX to make hyphenation or, if it’s not possible, newline. No matter if sometimes it let a gap ...
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Changing mono font with PDFLaTeX

I'd like to change the default monofont (used with \texttt{} and \url{}) to "CMU Typewriter Text Variable Width", without touching the default main font. I was able to do it with \usepackage{...
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replacing tt italic with tt slanted at LaTeX level?

I have a personal dislike of the CM typewriter italic design. (Sorry, DEK :). It's fine for what it is, but I just find it distractingly fancy.) For TUGboat, I always want to replace it with ...
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Hyphen too wide in texttt when combined with microtype

I'm currently writing a paper with a lot of code references. I want to typeset class and method names using \texttt{}. I am explicitly indicating word splitting points using e.g. \texttt{Very\-Long\-...
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How to print quotation mark glyphs inside the verbatim, minted, listings & texttt?

Assuming the desired quotation marks in the code are called glyphs, how to print the left & the right quotes as desired, as it's printed in `monster' inside the verbatim, minted, listings ...
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Fontspec: separately scale uppercase and lowercase so `tt` has same cap-to-x-height ratio as main font

TL/DR I understand this is a perverse question, but—is it possible, in fontspec/XeLaTeX|LuaLaTeX, to separately scale uppercase and lowercase letters of a monospace typewriter font to achieve the ...
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How do I write the reference mark symbol ※ in TeX?

Consider the reference mark symbol, ※, also pictured below: How can I write this symbol in TeX?
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Space missing in list of tables after monospaced / typewriter text

I am using this custom version of the \texttt command from this answer to enable line breaks in monospaced / typewriter text in my document: \newcommand*\justify{% \fontdimen2\font=0.4em% interword ...
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Typewriter non-bold font with italic support and Greek letters

I'm explaining some code that uses Greek characters, bold, italic, and accents. The default font does not differentiate between bold and non-bold. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \...
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Some code ligatures work in xelatex but not lualatex

While looking at this question I noticed that some of the code ligatures from the JetBrains Mono font (freely available from their website) worked in xelatex, but not in lualatex. Compare: Xelatex ...
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XeLaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `TU/pcr/m/n' undefined (Font)

The commands \textbf and \texttt don't have an effect. XeLaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `TU/pcr/m/n' undefined .cls file: \RequirePackage{fmtcount} \newcommand{\setthesistype}[1]{\def\@thesistype{#1}}...
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Have characters (subscripts) in equation mode occupy the same width

Is there a way to make specific letters in equation mode have the same width? I could use the command \texttt{} outside the align environment but not in math mode. For instance, the script below ...
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How to make content written in texttt{} to wraparound the margin?

The content I have written inside the \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[letterpaper,top=2cm,bottom=2cm,left=3cm,right=3cm,marginparwidth=1.75cm]{geometry} \title{Your Paper} \author{You} \...
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Add extra kerning before certain punctuation in Babel, but not for the typewriter font

I want to add extra kerning before exclamation marks, question marks, colons, semicolons, etc. and extra kerning before and after en and em dashes. My current code is based off of this answer. The ...
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Monospace (typewriter) fonts do not respect margins

I am trying to use a typewriter font (TXTT) in a document, but it consistently overruns the margins. I don't know if this is expected or if I am making a mistake in my document. An MWE below: \...
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Adjusting the Vertical Spacing Between Consecutive Lines with a Scaled Typewriter Font [duplicate]

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{scalefnt} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{description} \item {\fontfamily{lmvtt}\selectfont{No one should be ashamed to admit ...
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How to use backticks as a \tt mode

Using markdown quite a lot lately, I would like to use backticks/backquotes in the same way in Latex. Thus Using a `tt-font` would produce the same as Using a {\tt tt-font} similarly to the two $s ...
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Characters in texttt

This page states, falsely as far as I can tell, that the code \texttt{\alpha in texttt mode }\alpha results in this appearing in the document: \alpha in texttt mode followed by the letter alpha in ...
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How do I show dollar sign in a monospace font?

How do I show a dollar sign in monospace -- like $124.12? I tried the below method with no luck. \verb$\$124.12$ \texttt{$124.12} Thanks
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How to use the default typewriter font with Times New Roman?

I'm trying to use the default typewriter font (that comes with LaTeX & CMU) with Times New Roman. If I disable the newtxtext package, I can use the nice typewriter font, but it disables Times New ...
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Can I switch to Consolas for \texttt?

For part of my documentation I want my \texttt to use a fixed-spacing font that slashes its zeroes. The default font LaTeX uses for the purpose (Courier New, I suppose) does not. I'm used to ...
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Different appearence of typewriter font in algorithm2e procedure

Let's say we have a procedure in which we want to iterate over an object whose data type we want to specify by writing it in texttt font. I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm2e} \...
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How to Obtain Typewriter Font Small Caps

I am using (in this case) the lmvtt font. Consider the code \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \LARGE {\fontfamily{lmvtt}\selectfont{How to Obtain Typewriter Font Smallcaps}} \...
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Force horizontal spacing for a character

How can I force the spacing of a character? I tried using a zero-width box, but its content gets shifted to the left (not sure why). \documentclass{minimal}\usepackage{fancyvrb}\textwidth=9cm \begin{...
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How to Improve the Appearance of Aligned Typewriter Text in a Minipage

Consider the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{microtype} %\usepackage{ragged2e} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{center} \begin{LARGE} \begin{minipage}{5.75in}\leftskip\...
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Why UM Typewriter font not working properly?

I compiled this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{minted, fontspec} \setmonofont{UM Typewriter} %% <--- some problems here (see the next comment). To solve comment it out. \begin{document}...
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Greek letter in text, in courier font

I am able to display the Greek letter θ (the only one I am interested in) in text mode, thanks to \usepackage[euler]{textgreek}. I just copy and paste θ into my text, and it looks fine. Now I want it ...
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How to Produce a Continuous Emdash with Pdflatex Using Texttt

I would like to know how one might extend the answer given in How to Produce an Unbroken Emdash with Texttt ---which requires fontspec; and thus, either lualatex or xelatex---that is applicable when ...
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How to Produce an Unbroken Emdash with Texttt

MWE: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \Large \thispagestyle{empty} emdash--- \vspace*{25pt} Now, with the texttt command: \, \texttt{emdash---} \end{document} which gives: How may I produce ...
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How can I simulate the draft mode of a 9-pin dot matrix printer?

How can I get LaTeX to make its output look like it was printed with the draft mode of a 9-pin dot matrix printer, such as the classic Epson FX-80? The upper part of the following illustration, taken ...
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\string\noindent outputs a quotation mark " instead of a backslash \

I used \string\noindent to output a command \noindent, but the result is "noindent. I also tried with \verb|\noindent| and \texttt{\noindent}, but the results are the same. I found a question may ...
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How might one print the \tt prime character while in taocpmac's begintt mode?

I am using \begintt and \endtt from Knuth's taocpmac.tex and I would like to typeset the prime character, not the apostrophe. My code looks something like this: \input taocpmac \begintt a' = a + 1 \...
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Change the font inside `tabular` globally, in LaTeX Beamer (metropolis)

I have a presentation in beamer with the metropolis theme. All the content of all tables should be written in mono/typewriter font. Ideally I would prefer to make the change globally, inside the ...
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Should I Use Sans Serif Fonts for Section Headers and Monospace Fonts for URLs

The font I use is Latin Modern. I want to know if I should use sans serif family for the section headers. Some people suggest to use sans serif for section headers but to me it looks a bit weird and ...
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Hyphenate \texttt

Before anyone says anything, yes, of course I've seen this. But, it's not what I want. What I'm looking for is basically a way to either alter the way \texttt works, or a new command that works just ...
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Space before the "?", normally unbreakable with babel-french, breakable with listings' breaklines option

With babel-french, the space before the question mark is normally unbreakable. But, as shown by the MWE below (compiled with pdflatex, xelatex or lualatex), the breaklines option of the listings ...
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Latin Modern under T1 encoding, "lighttt" setting, and "lmtt/m/sl" in place for italic: Error at apostrophe "\textquotesingle"

The MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[lighttt]{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \ttfamily \DeclareFontFamily{T1}{lmtt}{} \DeclareFontShape{T1}{lmtt}{m}{it}{ <-> ssub * lmtt/m/sl }{} ...
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Package alltt does not typeset double quoting marks

For a report I would like to typeset HOL4 code in tt font with the alltt environment. My code includes U+201C Left Double Quotation Mark and U+201D Right Double Quotation Mark. The alltt environment ...
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Why does \texttt not work on braces?

Why does \texttt not work on \textbraceleft or \{? Is there any solution to solve this? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \texttt{\textbraceleft} \texttt{\{} \verb|{| \end{...
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What's the best way to deal with large pieces of text like keywords, camel cased words, namespaces, etc [duplicate]

I'm writing a text which has a lot of long Redis keys and camel cased text (like class names). This could be extended to long keywords and namespaces too. I want to accentuate these in way, so I'm ...
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