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

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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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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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lstinputlistings mark parts of the code

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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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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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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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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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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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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Multi-Line/Wave Generator Package for LaTeX?

I'm looking at my professors slides now: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~virtanen/40a.1.14s/schedule/lec1.pdf The first slides always have these intricate wave lines. If you Google search for "wave ...
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PDF letterhead as document background

My institution's letterhead is available as a PDF file. The PDF is not just of the logo (to be placed in a corner), but of the entire page. Is it possible to make this PDF the background of the ...
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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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Background image from tikzpicture does not fit the whole page

For a poster, I would like to have an image fill the whole page. This image is supposed to be drawn within a tikz environment as my other content. However, graphicx seems to fail at rescaling when the ...
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Background image in beamer slides

In my presentation using Beamer, I want to use some image say village/river as a back ground in some slides. However I will write something in these slides also. How can I do this?
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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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How to set size of pdf page in pixels and put a background image

I need to create certificates in pdf. I have an image, where the text must be put to the appropriate place. I managed to set the correct pdf page size and all margins, except the top: ...
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How to set a background image on a custom background color in beamer?

I haven't found this question anywhere and therefore no answer to it. I have a beamer presentation where I use \usebackgroundtemplate in order to put a background image. Now on some slides I would ...
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Transparent image background in beamer

I want to add a background image in my beamer presentation. The thing is that when I use \usebackgroundtemplate{ \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\paperheight]{cern-logo.jpg} } in my ...
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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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Change the background color of line numbers in a lstlisting?

Consider the following code which deals with a lstlisting. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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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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Background overflows when using rounded corners for listings (package: `listings`)

I'm using listings to list code in my document, and I want the code to be displayed in a frame with rounded corners and a grey background color. But the background overflows the frame, as if the frame ...
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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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Randomly assign background colour for each frame

How can a randomly picked background colour be chosen for each beamer frame? Note: This question is asked to round out the question Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is ...
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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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Variable \hspace value in relation to outside margin (Two-sided Memoir)

So I have received a great deal of help on this. I myself did not create the code, but I have an additional need. As you can see from my MWE, I have a long two-sided memoir document that has a ...
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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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How to change the background color only for the current page?

How can I change the background color only for the current page? I found that I can change the color with \pagecolor{color} but that unfortunately changes the color for all pages after this command. ...
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How to insert hebrew In backround (with Tikz) in Lyx

I try to do a background with a text on the top right corner of the page (with borders and page number) I succeeded in creating it but I want to insert a hebrew text (it renders english the way I ...
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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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How Can I create a PDF background which is not printed (by default)?

I'm looking for a solution to include a PDF background layer, which is not printed by default. I've seen that adobe seems to support a watermark layer, as discussed on graphicdesign.SE. I cannot test ...
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Tables as Header and footer

I've been struggling with my .tex for quite some time now, and decided its time to look for help. This is the situation: all docs here (my office) need to bring, as header, a table (3 columns) which ...
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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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Adding background color to table cells in LyX

I'm doing some tables using LyX and I tried to set a color background in the cells , but I got this error: Undefined control sequence \rowcolor {cyan} & The control sequence at the end ...
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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 ...