{backgrounds} concerns different ways and circumstances where color or images constitute a backdrop to other elements on a page

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LaTeX won't let me put two background figures

I'm writing a book in LaTeX. I want to put a page-filling .png figure behind every 'Part_X' frontpage and every 'Chapter_X' frontpage. The page-filling .png picture is different for every Part and ...
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latex background image issue

Using the Latex eso-pic package I am inserting a background image using the following lines: \AddToShipoutPictureBG{ \AtStockLowerLeft{ ...
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tcolorbox with fancy text

Driven from Let's get fancy: Text like tag? , I wrote this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \definecolor{mycolor}{rgb}{0.122, 0.435, 0.698} ...
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Let's get fancy: Text like tag?

How to make some text appear with a background like it appears in tags, for example the tags in Stackoverflow?
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Wrap a text in a triangle

is it possible to wrap a text inside a triangle like the following image?
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How to insert a background image in moderncv?

I would like to insert an image (in ligth grays) created with PsTricks (similar to the popular TikZ) as a background image in moderncv. In the PsTricks images I would insert some LaTeX formulas in ...
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Setting background color to text in ConTeXt (Mark IV)

I need to highlight some text in ConTeXt to get something like this: Concerning background colors, all I've found in the manual is some example with \framed command, which is inappropriate to me ...
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Section title with background color and line breaks in KOMA

I want my subsection title to have a colored background with support for line breaks. There are a few questions about spanning that background to the margins - that's not what I want to achieve, ...
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Adding Semi-transparent Background Image to Tikz Axis

I have a bunch of figures that contain line plots to which I would like to add a background image showing the geometry compared to the data. What I would like to know is: How can I add a ...
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Setting a custom RGB background color in beamer

I believe I've correctly followed the manual in defining a custom background color in the example below. But as the example shows, the background color is black rather than an extremely pale ...
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Additional 'Draft' watermark using printwatermark and xwatermark packages

I am using the packages printwatermark and xwatermark to add a watermark in background this way: \usepackage[printwatermark]{xwatermark} ... ...
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Include picture in top right, in the background of the rest of the document

I'm trying to recreate my CV with Latex, but currently struggle to include a picture of me in to top right, as it is usual. I'm using this template and added \noindent \hfill ...
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Highlight Text with Background Color

I try to highlight text with \texttt font and background color (somehow like the highlighting on StackExchange: this). I tried with a colorbox, but the problem is that it doesn't support line breaks, ...
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Change the page color starting at page x

I need to be able to change the background color of a document and the pagecolor package seems like a good fit. However, what I also need is a command that allows me to color all pages that start at a ...
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How to add backgorund zeros on a cover page of a documents like in the screen of Matrix movie?

I want to first make a black (or other colour) cover photo and then want to use zeros, Feynman Diagram etc. distributed randomly on the page with green colour fonts. The font must be light so that I ...
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colorbox around parbox too big

I want to typset some text with colored background and outline, that spans the whole \textwidth. I tried to get this with a colorbox surrounding a parbox. It works in some way, but the colorbox is ...
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Background in a0poster documentclass

I am using the a0poster documentclass to prepare my scientific poster. I would like to add a transparent background in my poster. I found a solution for the beamer class with \usebackgroundtemplate ...
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TikZ: having trouble drawing a randomly generated graph on the background of a page

I have some code to generate random graphs: \documentclass{article} % code hijacked from: https://gist.github.com/fgrosse/5807324 \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to put a background letter in a table?

I have a table with some numbers in it, such as \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{llll} 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 \\ 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 \\ 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 \\ ...
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How can I avoid a persistent warning concerning possibly changed labels when using background and TikZ?

Last month, I posted the following code as an answer to a question. The code gives the right output. However, what I did not notice but Thérèse did is that it generates a warning concerning undefined ...
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Problem with Background Picture

Edited for an MWE (that hopefully works) I'm having trouble with the coding. I have this one picture, and I edited another picture to base it off that. As you could probably tell, that shaded ...
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How to shade text in latex without a box?

I would like to add a background shade to my text in a report. I do not want to use a box to wrap the text though. Is this possible? MWE of my code is given below. In the code, I would like to shade ...
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fontspec and background

XeLaTeX seems to calculate background positions different from pdflatex. I want to create a borderframe around a page using the background package. But unfortunately the result compiled with pdflatex ...
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Draft watermark in both margins using the background package

I tried to adapt How to add “DRAFT” along the left/right margin? to have symmetrical "DRAFT"s along both margins, one running down the right margin, and one running down the left margin. Trying the ...
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Background color for a range of lines in Minted

I have a long piece of code that highlight with minted. I would like to have a background only around a block of code. How can I achieve that? I tried to use something like escapeinside=|| to create ...
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How to insert a pdf as background?

I want to use a pdf page as background for a title page. The pdfpages package does a good job inserting the page, but I can't write my content on it.
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No background canvas for plain frame

I created background canvas for my presentation. I don't want the image if the frame style is plain. How can I extend my style file that no background image appears if \begin{frame}[plain] is used. ...
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cancel line through a tikz picture in the background

I have defined a command \kr to draw a small circle to use it as a letter. Later I want to cancel out a circle. But the cancel line is in the background, see picture. How can I make the cancel line be ...
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Text on background-image footer and header

I'm trying to create a template for my article, which has an image on the header, and on on the footer. I also want to put text on these images. The result would look like this : (Blue and green ...
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How to make rounded box and shaded background behind text in Latex?

I am trying to create a following image in LaTeX for my resume. I can find a lot of questions and answers being discussed on the perfect rectangular background but not the rounded shape.
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Create simple logo in tikz

How can I make a 400 x 400 pixel logo with tikz, having a background color and a text with a specific font on top? I guess I should use \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds} ...
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Ink usage of white text background

I am working on a project that contains a lot of colorboxes and floats with background color. This consumes a lot of ink, which makes me consider making a separate copy available that uses transparent ...
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Two images with background package

Good morning. I'm using background package. I think that I follow the package istructions, but I have two questions: The second image don't appear. Where I'm wrong? It's possible to move number-page ...
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How to draw in the background colour in TikZ?

Imagine I want to do the following: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{rose} \usecolortheme{seahorse} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How can I give a background color for '\bibentry'

How can I give a background color for \bibentry? Something like that (by using \bibentry{ahlswede2000network}): Bibentry: Ahlswede, R., Cai, N., Li, S.-Y. R., and Yeung, R. W. (2000). Network ...
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How can you put multicolor backgrounds in a table entry?

I'm wondering if these is a simple way shade an entry in a table with multiple background colors. Image attached shows between 0-3 colors per table item entry.
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poster-layout: background and boxes

I have to make a poster in latex for an elaboration. I have an idea for the layout of this poster: a corkwall for the background and notepads for the style of the boxes, with little pins. Is it ...
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Send an image to the background

I have a image on a page, and the whitespace creeps onto the header and covers it. I realise I could make the image smaller, or crop some of the whitespace on the original image, but I have lots of ...
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Putting an image as a watermark in beamer

I'm doing a presentation in Beamer, and I'm trying to put some images in the frames, but I don't know how to do it. I hope you can help me. Thanks so much!
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Add an “Article in Press” watermark like in a research paper

Like research papers I want to put something like "Article in Press" between the texts. How can this be achieved?
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Background clip to text Tikz

I'm using Tikz to design the cover of a book and I need to do something like this : I've tried to use some tricks given here but it did nothing. I'm actually using the following code: \makeatletter ...
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How do I create a Beamer presentation based on a Google Doc template?

I have a Google doc presentation template (two slides - title page and sample page) and I need to create a matching presentation using Beamer. How do I do that? I have a vague notion that this would ...
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beamer background content top-right

How can I place a background image in beamer at a certain distance from the top and right page margin? So far I only managed to control the horizontal position: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Watermark using background package in beamer

Is it possible? Doesn't work for me with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{ placement=center, scale=1, ...
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Why the uncover operation doesn't work for the background in beamer?

I use the code below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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How to control the height and width of background when using TikZ?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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Background color of the block of text

I want to have something like given in the picture. Borders above and below of the box are optional. I tried \colorbox, but it doesn't work. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} ...
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Looping through several background images in beamer

I have an image directory with several images: p1.jpg p2.jpg p3.jpg p4.jpg I also have the following environment that sets the background image to a frame: \newenvironment{imageframe}[1] {% Set ...
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Beamer background and text

I have provided a minimal example of the output I have shown below: \documentclass [compress]{beamer} \newcommand\Fontvi{\fontsize{6}{7.2}\selectfont} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{textpos} ...
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Change background color for text block

I want to change the style for \quote areas in my entire document. These three lines is what I came up with. Font and margins changes take effect but not the bg color. Only the first char's bg color ...