[OS X TeX] Beginner problem with lstlisting

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Feb 16 17:42:04 CET 2005

Le 16 févr. 05, à 17:25, Doug Fields a écrit :

> I apologize for posting such a beginner problem, as I'm just learning.  
> I managed to get a simple hello world working with latex and the DVI  
> to PDF conversion tools (command line) happily, but then following a  
> setup tutorial here:
> http://www.cs.wright.edu/~jslater/mac-tex/mac-tex-intro/ 
> mactexintro.html
> I was unable to get the more complicated example to work due to an  
> error with the initial line:
> \begin{lstlisting}

I don't think this line is significant. Looking at the source (the HTML  
code) for this web page, it seems to have been generated automatically  
from a LaTeX file using TeX4ht:

<meta name="generator" content="TeX4ht  
<meta name="originator" content="TeX4ht  

It seems something went wrong during the conversion process, generating  
the two lines:


which shouldn't really be there (a LaTeX document should begin with  
\documentclass). This is at least the impression I get from looking at  
the HTML source for the example document:

<table width="100%"
class="verbatim"><tr class="verbatim"><td
class="verbatim"><div class="verbatim">
 <br />\documentclass{article}
 <br />\author{me}
 <br />\date{\today}
 <br />\title{My First Document}
 <br />
 <br />\begin{document}
 <br />\end{document}
 <br />\end{lstlisting}
 <br />

Hope this helps,

Bruno Voisin
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