[Tugindia] line overflow while using verbatim

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Wed Jan 18 10:04:08 CET 2006

"Jagadeesh Bhaskar P" <jagadeeshbp at tataelxsi.co.in> writes:

> Hi,
>> If you want the typerwriter font then use \tt. If you merely 
>> want to quote text then use "quote" environment. If you 
>> merely want to keep special symbols to be unchanged use \ as 
>> the escape character. If you only want some part of the text 
>> to be verbatim use \verb|what you want|.
>   Thank you for the reply. The problem is that I am including a lot of my
> program code in the document. So it has a lot of symbols, I don't want to
> escape all of them one by one. Again the TT front helps in putting the code
> in a very different format. 
> So just putting a \tt or putting a \verb line by line is not solving the
> problem completely. What can I do?

Take a look at the listings package and its breaklines option.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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