## Highlighting search results in Vim

Posted: 29th November 2014 by Tim in Vim
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To highlight any results found when searching in Vim, you can use :set hlsearch. To turn off the highlighting, use :nohlsearch. If search highlighting is something you always want turned on, you can add set hlsearch (no colon) to your .vimrc file. If, like me, you like to turn off the search highlighting after you’ve […]

## Displaying code in LaTeX documents

Posted: 27th January 2014 by Tim in C++, Java, LaTeX
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There are a few ways to do this, but one of the simplest ways to pretty-print code in LaTeX documents is to use the listings package. The package can be configured to use specific colors for different parts of the code, with many programming languages supported. The following document will display code for both C++ […]

## Highlighting tabs in Vim

Posted: 26th April 2012 by Tim in Vim
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Some people like to indent code with tabs, and others like to indent with spaces. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. Regardless of which you prefer, it can be useful to see which indent style has been used. In Vim, you can do this by adding the following line to you .vimrc file (which […]

## Using colors in LaTeX

Posted: 21st October 2011 by Tim in LaTeX
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If you want to add a bit of color to your LaTeX document, you can do this quite easily with the color package. This package works with both pdflatex and latex and gives you the following color options: blue cyan green magenta red yellow To use the colors, simply include the color package and wrap […]

## Highlighting Table Rows in LaTeX

Posted: 6th September 2009 by Tim in LaTeX
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Ever want to highlight table rows in a LaTeX document? Unlike most LaTeX formatting, this one’s pretty simple. First, you need to \includepackage[table]{xcolor} at the top of the LaTeX document. (You will probably need to download the package (sudo apt-get install latex-xcolor on ubuntu). Next, simply add \rowcolor{color} before the table row. Colors include red, […]