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I am working on LyX Version 1.6.9. While compiling ClassicThesis, I receive the following error message:

package xcolor error: undefined color 'Blue'/'Maroon'/'Black' etc 

This only happens when one of the child documents has a pdf embedded in it (via insert - file - external material). There is no problem viewing pdf of the child document alone (using pdfview). Please help.

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closed as too localized by yo', Kurt, Torbjørn T., Werner, percusse Feb 12 '13 at 21:17

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Do you supply svgnames or dvipsnames options to the xcolor package somewhere by any chance ? – percusse Feb 8 '13 at 15:47
Welcome to TeX.SE. If you provide a minimal working example (MWE) others can help you better and faster. – Pouya Feb 8 '13 at 15:49
No, I didn't supply any svgnames or dvipsnames options. – Anna Feb 9 '13 at 15:54
@Anna: Without seeing which document class you use and which packages with which options you load we can only guess what is happening. If your pdf file causes the error, I suggest to prepare a MWE that adds the pdf file and build a zip file containing both. Give us a link to the zip file so we can test it on our computers ... – Kurt Feb 10 '13 at 0:16
@Anna: This looks like you are either trying to create the included PDF (i.e. the included PDF and your document have the same name) or have the document open in Adobe Reader while TeXing it. If it's the later, use a different PDF viewer. – Martin Schröder Feb 11 '13 at 12:35

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