Questions tagged [typewriter]

{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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Alternative monospace fonts

My document uses the txfonts package, which provides Times Roman, Helvetica and what appears to be a facsimile of Courier. However, I dislike the monospace font and find it to be particularly ugly. I ...
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Awful text wrap with \ttfamily

This might be a silly question but I cannot find a way to solve it. Below is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \ttfamily What ...
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How to avoid ligatures of double less equal sign in latex

I have lots of C++ code snippets in my article. Just see the following tex content and you'll get what I mean. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xspace} \NewDocumentCommand{...
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Tex dash ligatures in TT family with Lualatex

I'm just playing around, trying to get Latex output like what I used see from a typewriter. (I know about typewriter.sty.) I'm using \ttfamily and Lualatex. Is there any way to get the Tex ligatures --...
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Reducing type text font when \texttt is inside a \newcommand

I am trying to reduce the font size of \texttt{} only, but the problem is that when I do it, the whole text (except for the tt!!) is reduced. My current packages are the below: \usepackage{stfloats} \...
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Text formatting, indent

How can I remove the indent after 'itemize'? I want 'algorithm 1...' to be written from the same place as header and first sentence. Is there a better way than \qquad to format lines after 'Inputs:' ...
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Use LaTeX to simulate old typewriter written texts

This question led to a new package: typewriter I'm giving my students an old exam and barely remembered to change the date at the top. A colleague and I joked about how long we could reuse the same ...
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How to convert a quantitative article from the 1970s that was written on a typewriter to LaTeX math code?

Mathpix can convert formulas in journal articles into Mathjax/LaTeX code by scanning or taking a picture of them. Is there a similar way to scan a journal article from the 1970s that was written on an ...
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How to automatically use typewriter font in arrays?

I'm trying to write a script on formal logic. The source code looks something like this: some text... \[ \begin{array}[]{c | c} p & (\lnot p) \\ \hline 1 & 0 \\ 0 & 1 \\ \end{...
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How can I use \texttt{some text} for the names of greek letters?

I want to write coefficients names as alpha_0, beta_1 and phi_1 using \texttt{...} to make it look like a function arguments. I tried \texttt{alpha_0} but I got an error ! Missing $ inserted.<...
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How to prevent \texttt from making the text bold

I tried to escape the underscore character but the resultant "_" did not look perfect. Then I came across another answer suggesting to use \texttt. However, I see that \texttt is also ...
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Push \texttt in tcolorbox to a new line if it doesn't fit

So I use a colorbox with \texttt for inline code fragments, and as you can see from the picture below, the code fragments run off the page. What I would like is for the colorbox to appear on the next ...
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The most fancy way to write 2D array

I have something like What's the best way to do it? I tried this method but it doesn't work. \begin{array}{r}[[0.86455156], \\ [-0.82104237], \\ [4.12186079]]\end{array} Getting,
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problem with symbol ^, kerkis-font and texttt

I want to write something like this SomeCode^MoreCode, so I wrote the code below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \begin{...
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Monospaced numbers in invoice2

I am trying to make an invoice where the entries are all using ttfamily, in the invoice2 package, but can't seem to get the numbers (as opposed to the table text) in monospace. This is frustrating as ...
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Missing { / } inserted when using \texttt

I recently had to reinstall my tex environment (texlive under windows), and afterwards I got lots of "Missing { [or }] inserted" errors. I managed to track the cause down to the use of \...
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Adding a highlight to \texttt blocks

I'm trying the add a grey highlight to the \texttt command to essentially achieve the same effect as the code blocks on here. This is something I attempted to do when I first started writing my ...
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Is there an easy way to enter texttt mode, like $ for math mode?

When I want to refer to a math variable, say some index i, I simply surround it with dollars (i.e., $i$) as opposed to writing \begin{math}i\end{math}. Is there some similar option for texttt mode, e....
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Changing all single quotes to be straight when within texttt

I have a document with many ' characters inside of texttt. Is there a way to make them all appear straight when in texttt? I know that I can search/replace all ' with \textquotesingle: Adding ...
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How to detect teletype/typewriter mode

How do I detect whether or not I'm in teletype mode in LaTeX? I'm looking for something like \ifmmode or \mathpalette or \mathchoice. Perhaps this is an xy problem, so let me give my original context:...
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Typewriter font for Korean language

A little while ago I asked some questions about the Greek language in LaTeX and got some excellent responses. In the same context I'm looking now to the Korean Language but I'm having problems setting ...
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Missing characters in Greek output due to `\ttfamily`

Unfortunately the next question in the series ASCII text set in Greek script when using \usepackage[greek]{babel} / Missing characters in output due to `\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault}` When ...
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How to emulate “typewriter” style?

[Not sure how to word this question exactly, please let me know if it is a duplicate.] Many older scientific papers are set completely in "typewriter" style. Here is an equation that was set using ...
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Fira Mono is oblique not upright by default

I'm trying to use Fira Mono as my monospaced font, but when I compile my MWE (below) in XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX the font ends up in its oblique variant. What should I be doing differently? \documentclass{...
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How to change the \texttt font

This question is the most similar to my own, but it was closed before anyone could answer it. Looking here there are quite a few "Typewrite" fonts built into LaTeX. I was wondering what the default ...
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texttt in metropolis-beamer is sometimes in italic - XeLaTex and pdfLaTex [closed]

I'm using Overleaf and metropolis theme to create my presentation in beamer and there is something wrong with \texttt. When using XeLaTex for compilation, \texttt returns text in italic: \...
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Use Roboto monospaced font for \url

I am using the Roboto font for section titles; I also want to use it for ttfamily kind of cases, such as \url, especially because it is more condensed than the default font. Looking at the font ...
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How to get monospace characters with pmboxdraw?

I want to have a monospace font for block characters, U+2580, U+2584, U+2588 (see below). For those characters, I use pmboxdraw. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pmboxdraw} \begin{document}\tiny\...
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How to use typewriter fonts in math mode? [duplicate]

How can we use teletypewriter fonts in math mode? In the following code, $X_i$ still comes italic and non-typewriter font. $\texttt{fnfoo(X_i)}$ gives errors "Missing $ inserted". \documentclass{...
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How to make a real apostrophe or single-quote in LaTeX

I am trying to incorporate programming examples in a LaTeX document. The document renders nicely with pdflatex; however, the single quotes get transformed into U+2019, a right-single-quotation mark. ...
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Line break in texttt

I would like latex to break long text inside \texttt{} that does not contain any whitespaces. Currently the text just runs off the page. The latex document is generated from a reStructureText ...
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Full Justification in ttfamily

Here is my MWE. I wish for text with full justification, that is the text lines up perfectly with the right margin. I can not find a simple answer to this, Please help. \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{...
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Underscore is shorter for ttfamily

I'm struggling with the problem with underscores in a mono font. It looks like it is shorter than other symbols. For example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \ttfamily Test \\ .------------....
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polyglossia, czech, xelatex: Bad character code (-1) with \tt

Polyglossia with Czech and \tt fails when I'm compiling the file with xelatex. It works with lualatex and it works with \setmainlanguage{english}. What is causing this behavior? MWE: \documentclass{...
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Shaded verbatim and fragile frame [duplicate]

I have a beamer class file, with a plenty of frames. Almost all frames need the option [fragile] because I frequently use \verb| | to illustrate codes. So I want the frame to be equipped with [...
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How could one have typewriter (monospaced) numbers throughout a document (LuaLaTeX)

I would like to have all numbers in a typewriter (monospace) font throughout my document, but maintain the usual serif font for everything else. See column A in the picture below (which was kindly ...
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Defining a “narrowized” font for \setmonofont{}

Because of Corporate Design rules, I need to use the font SourceCodePro for monospaced text and Arial for plain text. Using KOMA Script, I declared \setmainfont{Arial} \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{\...
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Put colored text inside a lstlisting

So I've been looking for a way to color text inside a lstlisting. There are already several questions answere. E.g. here: How can I highlight some lines from source code? All solutions I've found ...
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In the TexStudio \mathtt command is not working on in the bracket [] [duplicate]

When I use \mathtt in equation why in the [], the font is not be the same like before? \documentclass[10pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} $$ \mathtt{ x_1 =\left[\begin{...
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Change font size in verbatim and Verbatim using scaling

This question is closely related to several other questions here, but I believe it hasn't been asked (or answered) exactly like this. Is it possible to change the font size in verbatim and Verbatim ...
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Proper linebreaks in teletype font

In my bibliography, I want to include report numbers of technical reports in teletype font. These report numbers typically consist of several blocks of letters and numbers connected by hyphens, like ...
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MakeIndex indexing \texttt{} under “Symbols” and not by letter

I've began adding an index to my Latex project using imakeidx and have run into a small problem: When writing the code \index{\texttt{float} data type} my index shows up as the following: It is ...
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Change size of Python code in LaTeX document

I am trying to input my Python code in a document using this template which uses the listings package. However I want to change the size of the code font i.e. any mentions of \texttt{} and the ...
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Disappearing left quotation mark in `\texttt{}` when using babel (norwegian)

When using the package babel with the norwegian option (\usepackage[norsk]{babel}), double-quotation marks (") in \texttt{} disappear if they occur before certain letters (e.g., b, d, and f), but not ...
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Incompatibility between mathspec and url packages

I use xelatex and mathspec's \setmathfont(Digits,Latin,Greek) which works just fine and the url package with the Computer Modern Unicode Typewriter fonts. What happens is that all digits in my URLs ...
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Underscores in words (text)

How can I produce the text Word_one_two in LaTeX? I tried: Samp\_Dist\_Corr But, it doesn't quite look right. Also, I want it in the typewriter font, so actually, I'm doing: \texttt{Samp\_Dist\...
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Aligning escaped text in listings

Here I use escapechar with listings to set the colour for an individual word in a listing. The text set with listings is set looser though, so this doesn't align. How can I get it to align? \...
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Write mathematical operators in typewriter font [duplicate]

I want to typeset unicode symbols like ≥ (U+2265) and ∧ (U+2227) in the typewriter / tt / monospaced / non-proportional font of my document. I don't care how I have to enter these symbols in my .tex ...
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Test if current font is a monospace font

I'm trying to define a command that should give different outputs depending on the currently active font, especially depending on if the font is a monospace or serif/sans serif font. I know there's \...
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Why are URLs typeset with monospace fonts by default?

When typesetting URLs in LaTeX using the url package, they are set in a mono space font by default. While I just accepted that as a fact for a long time, I am now starting to wonder why? In Browsers, ...

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