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### last hour of cb

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 on Jan 26, 2007 at 20:59 UTC Need Help??

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 [erix] Anyone Tex/Lyx knowledgable? [erix] I am using LyX and want to display code block in something like Courier (or Typewriter) [erix] But rhe produced text as produced in (for instance) pdf displays these curious double-quotes that are different when opening doublequotes or closing double-quotes [erix] (I want it to make it easy to copy & paste from the document, and this quoting-stuff fucks it up) [erix] So: looks quite nice, but the copy-paste is kaputt [choroba] How do you format the code block? [choroba] I don't know Lyx much, but it should support verbatim [erix] I've just chosen the 'Typewriter' 'Text style' [Corion] \verbatim ? [erix] I'll look up verbatim; one can insert literal TeX code so perhaps that will work [Corion] erix: Try it using a \begin{verbatim} section [Corion] \begin{verbatim} ... \end{verbatim} - it's mostly like
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[choroba]  There might be some fancy "code" packages, but I usually just used the verbatim env when inserting code.
[aitap]    The problem could be in the mapping from Computer Modern font to Unicode code points in the PDF file: LaTeX faithfully represents the quotes, but then they are mapped to U+2018 instead of '. Perhaps the https://ctan.org/pkg/upquote could help.
[erix]     the verbatim trick worked nicely, thanks all!
[erix]     and the CTAN package might be a good idea too (to get the Typewriter quoting 'working')
[marto]    good afternoon all
[choroba]  Hi marto!
[erix]     buona serata

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