[conspire] questions about LaTeX

Darlene Wallach freepalestin at dslextreme.com
Mon Mar 1 15:13:27 PST 2010


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is the method for standalone code.
> \begin{verbatim}
>    .  .  .
>    label "a" * 'label :=          % label := label * "a"
>    lab.width #1 + 'lab.width :=   % lab.width := lab.width + 1
>    .  .  .
> \end{verbatim}
> It works equally well on TeX source and any other kind of code.
> Here is how to embed TeX code in text, between backquote '`' and quote " ' ".
> With the single command `\hbox{\verb|\nocite{*}|}'
> you can now include in the reference list
> every entry in the database files

As I replied to Roger, after I posted my question, I finally
remembered the word I could not think of "escape". Once I used
"escape" in my query, I found a document in pdf that answered my

I will try your solution too.

Thank you very much for taking the time to answer my question!

By using \textbackslash I'm able to display LaTeX markup in a LaTeX
document. I'll have to see if there are instances when that and
\atsign don't do what I need.

equal justice under law,
Darlene Wallach

> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 15:43, Darlene Wallach
> <freepalestin at dslextreme.com> wrote:
>> I am learning how to use LaTeX for my job.
>> In the process I'm writing up a guide in LaTeX that shows how to mark
>> up text. I'm having a *lot* of trouble figuring out how to display
>> LaTeX markup in LaTeX. I have *not* been successfull in coming up with
>> a search string for Google to give me help.
>> Someone suggested two books "Guide to Latex" and "The Latex
>> Companion". Unfortunately, the "Guide to Latex" is checked out until
>> 22nd March and "The Latex Companion" might be available in a week - it
>> is at St Mary's College and it will probably take a week to get to
>> Martin Luther King, Jr Library.
>> Does someone know LaTeX that could give me some tips or suggest a pdf
>> available online or have access to the books?
>> Thank you.
>> equal justice under law,
>> Darlene Wallach
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