{backgrounds} concerns different ways and circumstances where colour or images constitute a backdrop to typography

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Strange Error after upgrading to MacTeX 2015

After the Upgrade to TeXLive 2015 the document of mine produces a strange pdf output. If you compile the given TeX file as it is, you see that the background grid on the first page is shifted. Now ...
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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 try to use some tricks given here but it did nothing. I've actually 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 ...
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Background not aligning

I have following document \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[left=1.5in,right=1in,top=1in,bottom=1in, includefoot,heightrounded]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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How to change the background color within a page

I have a one page document like below. I would like the background color would be green, then I would like change it to yellow. Is it possible? \documentstyle{article} \begin{document} ...
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how to remove the background for png picture

I would like to make the background transparent. In Texmaker, if I right-click on the TikZ picture, I can save it as a png image as follows If I save this picture, I get the white background. Is ...
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Background color across the entire textwidth for chapter headings - koma script

I have a very similar question to this old (and already answered) one: Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea However, the solutions provided there only work for ...
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How to place a background image on page (using tikz?) that goes behind everything

I want to place an image behind everything on a specific page in my document to liven it up a bit. The first I tried to do was to do was put in a tikz-picture as background, and it worked pretty well, ...
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How to set opacity/transparency to vector image?

Hold your horses!. If you are hurrying to flag this as a duplicate of this question or this question none of those have an answer to what is asked here. Thanks for the attention though. I ...
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lstinputlistings mark parts of the code [duplicate]

I am including my source code with the listings package and \lstinputlisting[options]{path/to/code.c} Now I want to mark some parts of the code with a different background, or a different text ...
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I have a business card template that uses labels and I want to add a watermark/background

I am making business cards that use labels to slice them up and give me multiple per page, but I also would like to have a background or watermark on them. I have tried using this code, but it puts ...
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Background notebook template with spiral

I would like to print a document with math text to look like the picture below: However, I would like to be able to edit : color of background the position of spiral grid on/off i tired this ...
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How to make a rectangle of 3 colors with Tikzstyle and Tcolorbox

I've to write a book in arabic, with a background given by an image with stripes in 2 colours in the margin of the page. I include it in the document without any problem with the package bachground. ...
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No Background Title in mdframed

I'm dealing with mdframed. I wrote some text in a grey background frame. Then I want to display the frame title, but I don't want that the box which contains the frame title is visible (actually it's ...
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Problem with background pictures (\AddToShipoutPicture)

EDIT: adding \usepackage{grffile} did the trick!!! I'm having some troubles with the frontpage of my document. I use \AddToShipoutPicture*{\BackgroundPic} to print 2 .eps files as background on which ...
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How to place edge-to-edge image across top of page?

I have a patterned background vector image that I'd like to place across the top of one page of my multipage document (a report if it matters). The image is not the full size of the page, so what ...
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tikz matrix background color for unevenly sized cells

I've adapted the example below from elsewhere on this forum. What I'd like is to have the background fill to come out as a rectangle covering the contents of all cells. What is the easiest way to ...
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Different display of listing's background (Texmaker internal PDF viewer & Adobe Reader)

I have following code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{color, eso-pic, tikz} % Create commutative diagrams \usepackage{listings} \definecolor{light-gray}{rgb}{0.95,0.95,0.95} ...
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creating a background for a group of nodes

How can I put a background for a group of nodes (but the group of nodes is created before drawing the background). The problem is that if I draw a rectangle before creating the group (i.e. before ...
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Adding background color to active sections of beamer sidebar

I have designed a theme for my beamer presentation which has sidebar in it. Now I want to add background color for active items in the sidebar. How can I do that? Following picture shows what I ...
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Fading effect in navigation bar

\hpagecolor[color1]{color2} changes the background color gradually from color1 on the left to color2 on the right. If only color2 is given, the background will be in that color, fading from left to ...
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What is difference between template's `background` and `background canvas`?

What is difference between: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[top color=yellow!75!green!33,bottom color=blue!66!green!33,middle ...
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Spread Image Pages in Chapter Opener [duplicate]

Chapter Opener Image is full page image. I have need to mask half page image and frond-end would like to put some text. I'm expecting the output (see screenshot). How do achieve this in LaTeX/XeLaTeX. ...
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TikZ and tikzorbital: bacground and caption fill width correspondence

Current question related with my other question, TikZ and tikzorbital: problem with background. In prevous question, the problem with layers has been decided: All I need is just fill rectangle ...
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Customizing background color in List of Corrections with the FiXme package

Suppose I'm using the FiXme package: \usepackage{fixme} \fxsetup{ status=draft, author= , layout=inline, theme=color} \definecolor{fxnote}{rgb}{0,0,0} % black ...
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Verbatim and Bacground&TikZ compatibility problems

If to compile below MWE, you'll get next error: According the error message, the problem is tikz and calc library package, which looks like links with background package. Also, you will not find ...
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Background package - \NoBgThispage different output

This question related with my oter two questions: Replacing \fancyhdr with \titlesec in complicated design documents White fields in ltjsarticle class The design, which has been reached in these ...
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Changing Background Color for Beamer Slides

I have the following beamer code I am using. I would like to change the background to a light cream color (we can use yellow for example purposes). I have looked on the net and here for a solution and ...
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Why the background of a pgf fitting node with minimum width equal to another (backgrounded) fitting node's width is shifted?

I have two pgf fitting nodes: one below the other, left aligned, with different (unpredictable) widths, and I'd like them be backgrounded, with backgrounds of the same width. For this, I got help ...
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How to change the pagestyle and print a note with \cleardoublepage?

I'm using this solution provided here to clear the pagestyle when blank pages are introduced due to the usage of the openright option in the report class and the \cleardoublepage command: ...
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Adobe doesn't render a beamer frame correctly?

I have a beamer presentation with the following frame: { \usebackgroundtemplate{ \tikz\node[opacity=0.1] {\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth]{mypic.jpg}}; } \newgeometry{margin=0ex} ...
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How to clear the background of just the current page?

eso-pic provides \AddToShipoutPictureBG to add content to the background at every page and \AddToShipoutPictureBG* to add it only to the current page. \ClearShipoutPicture clears all the content. But ...
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Put Text on Odd Pages Only

For a project, I am trying to create a document that looks like Martin Luther's 95 Theses. For this document, I need my paper to look like parchment. I found a suitable image for a background, but ...
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Background package produces background on every page, despite firstpage=false

In the following example, pagenumber is printed on every page. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{angle=0, scale=1, color=blue, ...
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Vertical color background of section title

Good night. It's my problem about gradient colored section title, with vertical length. It's codes are, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Tikz-Control relative coordinates in background layer

I am creating a block diagram which has two layers : the main one and the background one. What I am trying to do, is draw a rectangle as a background using relative coordinates. My code is ...
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Draw a rectangle on page borders (not margins) with tikz? [duplicate]

Let's assume that the blue rectangle in the next image 1 represents the page borders, the gray rectangle represents page margins and, the black one represents what I need to draw using Tikz. I need ...
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lyx with background won't load unless I type \newpage after the text

I try to write a document with a background in lyx, I made sure it works on Texmaker, on Texmaker it needed to be built a couple of times and then it got it right but when I try to preview or export ...
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Lstlisting: width of background box

I'm trying to modify my listing environment in a way that the background color for the listing is expanded over the whole width of the page. So no white border left. Is this possible? I tried doing ...
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Use two different background images, one in odd pages and the other on even pages?

I would like to know if there is a code on preambule wich allows me to alternate 2 images, placing one of them as background on even numbered pages, and the other one the odd numbered pages. Actually ...
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Color behind numbers in lstlisting

Currently, my listings use this style : \definecolor{lstgrey}{RGB}{217, 217, 217} \definecolor{lstback}{RGB}{246, 246, 246} \newlength{\numberlengthnormal} ...
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Background image used for a whole section/chapter at once

I've seen a few examples with \BgThisPage being used to specify a background image for 1 single page (or another command to set one for ALL pages at once). Those two extremes are the only options I ...