[texhax] Underlined text - preferably Courier or equivalent

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Mar 8 14:17:44 CET 2010

On 8 March 2010 Don Gingrich wrote:

 > What I am trying to do is to talk about Unix man pages,
 > and I've noticed that the latest GNU man pages use underlined
 > all-caps for _OPTIONS_ in the SYNOPSIS, for example or 
 > -F _FILE_ 

 > Also, it would be brilliant if I could get italic and bold
 > fixed pitch type for things like the \texttt{-f {\it filename}}
 > which doesn't work but gives the flavour of what I'd like to do.

\usepackage{lmodern} %%% needed for \ttfamily\bfseries

{\ttfamily\bfseries OPTIONS}

{\ttfamily-f \itshape filename}

BTW, whether text is underlined, bold, italic, colored,... depends on
the the capabilities of your terminal.  What's underlined in your
terminal might be colored in another one.


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