Frequently Asked Question List for TeX


Realistic quotes for verbatim listings

The cmtt font has “curly” quotes, which are pleasing on the eye, but don’t really tally with what one sees on a modern xterm.

The appearance of these quotes is critical in program listings, particularly in those of Unix-like shell scripts. The upquote package modifies the behaviour of the verbatim environment so that the output is a clearer representation of what the user must type.

FAQ ID: Q-upquot