[texhax] verbatim in footnote

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Nov 9 09:32:45 CET 2005

Victor Ivrii :

> I tried to use verbatim in footnote (directly  or inside of minipage)
> but it allways returns an error
> Argument of \verbatim@ has an extra }  %with verbatim package
> Argument of \@xverbatim as an extra }  %without verbatim package
> Is it possible to place verbatim in footnote?
> Thank you very much in advance

normally verbatim cannot be used inside the argument of other commands, 
such as a footnote.

There is a way around this, have a look at the fancyvrb package.


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