# [texhax] Treating the verbatim environment much like figures

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Jul 23 22:52:58 CEST 2006

>>>>> "James" == James Smith <sf at aleph-one.com> writes:

> Hi, I'm using the verbatim environment but would like to treat the
> listings it generates a little differently. Specifically:

> 1) They don't necessarily appear "inline" but are positioned where
> LaTeX thinks best, just like figures 2) I can reference them with
> a \ref and a \label

> Ostensibly this will stop me trying to position the listings
> myself to avoid them bleeding from one page to the next, which is
> becoming laborious as the text is constantly changing.

See the documentation of float.sty.

Regards,
Reinhard

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