How to create a code block in a Dropbox Paper doc

Updated Nov 15, 2023

To insert a block of code:

  1. Click into a new line in your Paper doc. 
  2. From the menu that appears, click the {} symbol.
  3. You can also type ``` (the key to left of the 1 key). 

To select a different programming language:

  1. Highlight a word or block of text within your code. 
  2. Click Auto from the menu that appears.
  3. Select your desired language from the dropdown menu. 

To capture inline code, you can type `(the key to left of the key) before and after text.

How to type LaTeX symbols

To trigger LaTeX editing mode, type $$ in your doc. You can then type full LaTeX symbols in Dropbox Paper. When you're finished typing, you can render the code by pressing Enter or Return on your keyboard.

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