best way to use emphasis within code?

Andrea Censi andrea at
Thu Jan 4 12:06:02 EST 2007

On 12/30/06, Jeremy C. Reed <reed at> wrote:

> I want to use fixed font like a code block but also use italics and bold

> at same time.


> For example in HTML:


> <tt>$ <b>mail -u <i>user</i></b></tt>

Just an idea that strucked me.
If we had a syntax for creating SPANSs, he could write:

And now type this: {$ **mail -u _user_**}{in} and then type
{$ cd .. }{1}

{1}: style=font-family:fixed

Andrea Censi
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