{color} is about using color in (La)TeX documents. Popular packages are color and xcolor.

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How to change text color a particular reference in the bibliography in latex? (using ieee transactions bibliography style)

I want the a particular reference in the bibliography list to take on a different color, say, blue. These are some minimum working examples. This is my latex file: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Table Row Color Covers Text

I am trying to create a table with alternating row colors using the xcolor package with the [table] option. The following example demonstrates that the row coloring (uncommenting the \rowcolors..) ...
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Monochrome vs grayscale in scientific journals? [on hold]

Many scientific journals accept only black&white articles. Does this mean that only monochrome (black and white only) articles or also grayscale (gray is OK) article are OK?
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CMR Font selection and fancy header formatting?

I am trying to accomplish the following: Chapters like "Chapter1" in CMCSC10 font between two thin lines After that Chapter name like "Introduction" in CMR17 font The paragraph body in CMR12 font I ...
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Colored frame in includegraphics environment

I like using \includegraphics[<your options>,frame]{image} to create a tight border around my images. How can I change the color of the border? Minimal working example: ...
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Bad interaction between xcolor and chronosys package

I use the excellent chronosys. For some reason all of my colored charts became black. After a protracted debugging exercise I traced this to the use of HTML as one model in the xcolor package. Am I ...
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How to do sidewaystable

I have a very broad table in one of my appendices LaTeX so I wanted to have it sideways. However, when I use sidewaystable, the table is placed on another page directly after my appendix, leaving my ...
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pstricks with “colorfunction” in a tikz loop

Trying to make a spiral of vectors (rotating arrow as a function of x-position) I came across tikz for making a proper loop. Concerning other loop solutions I had problems to apply more complicated ...
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Set color of title page with memoir

I'm writing a report with memoir and would like to set the color of the title page. The pagecolor package looks promising but I can't figure out how to set the color of only the first of two pages in ...
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Every \newtcbox{\FOO} with a certain text-color?

Imagine having a certain tcolorbox (manual) named FOO, called for via: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \newtcbox{\FOO}{colback=red,colframe=blue} \begin{document} ...
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Color RGB in LaTeX

Please, I'd like to use the blue color RGB (0,32,96) in LaTeX. How can I do this? I find this on the web: \definecolor{ultramarine}{rgb}{0.07, 0.04, 0.56} But it is not the right color I ...
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Colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package

I want to get colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package, but the following code doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,listings} \begin{document} ...
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Problems with pattern color

Why in the following MWE in all shapes the pattern color is as in the first one regardless that it is defined differently? %%%% pattern-color \documentclass[tikz,border=5mm]{standalone} ...
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How to change the color of TOC part font using tocloft

I have customised my toc using tocloft for everything from chapter down to subsection, but I cant work out how to change the color of the part font, how do you renew this command? I have read the ...
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How to change color?

How to change the colour of the ball in which the item numbers are written?. Help me please.
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Coloured box around page number extending to border of page

My documentclass is 'scrreprt' with the option 'twoside' I would like to put a coloured box around the page numbers that extends to the right or left border of the page, without changing the width of ...
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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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Coloured cells in Tabular printing over table lines [duplicate]

I'm using Tabular and XColor to color some cells of a table, but some of the coloured cells are "printed above" the lines of the table (see attached image, which shows part of the table). How could I ...
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Color Mixing/Overlapping Mechanism

Ideally I would imagine that if I overlap the red, yellow, blue three glasses, then I would see more or less a black color in the overlapped region. However by doing this in LaTeX, it seems I was ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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tcolorbox incompatibe with color package?

I am trying to add a tcolorbox into my Xelatex document but it does not seem to work. I tracked the problem to the color package which if disabled produces the box. However I need to use the color ...
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Table of contents is red

The problem goes away in the minimal example I created if I remove this: \usepackage[colorlinks=true ,urlcolor=blue,urlbordercolor={0 1 1}]{hyperref} However, in my real document, I have links that ...
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Wrong string color in embedded code

My problem is that when I use the correct quotation marks ``'', lstset does not recognize strings in my code and thus does not color-code them. When I use standard double quotes "", the leading ...
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Adding a different colored line to each row of a table

It is possible to get colored \hlines with the example provided below. However, there are several issues with this implementation: It needs a \newcommand for every color, which then has to be used ...
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How to change the color of label after figure and table in the context?

I wanna write "Figure 1.1" in lyx. I can change the color of "figure" through text style>>customize, but the "1.1" always appears in black and I wanna have both of them in blue. How I can do ...
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Can I have a pgfgantt chart with different colors per bar?

I'm making a timeline for my thesis proposal using the pgfgantt package, and I'd like for each aim to use different coloured bars. Here's the current version. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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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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Color of dash gaps in tabular and dash endpoint alignment?

I am using the \usepackage[table]{xcolor} and the \rowcolors{...}{...}{...} command to get rowwise alternating background colors in my tables. Now i wanted to have dashed vertical lines and came ...
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I cannot control SolutionColor in exam \shadedsolution

I would like to choose solution color shading (green), and tried the following \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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color / xcolor bug – changing geometry

Can you reproduce this xcolor bug? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} $X_{a}^{b}$\par $X_{\color{red}a}^{b}$ \end{document} pdfLaTex, LuaLaTex, XeLaTex, all create the ...
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Change Color of Proof

I'm using the \begin{proof} of the amsthm package. And I want to change the color of everything in this environment. Currently, I use {\color{blue} \begin{proof} ... \end{proof}}. But I need to do ...
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Footline formatting - spacing and color of the shortitle

I am having trouble with the footline - I couldn't find the answer. How can I make the space between my name and affiliation (bottom left)? How do I change the color of "Introduction and ...
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how to change a colour of a specific word in a line?

Actually I want to change colour of specific word in a line in a presentation \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} What I have here \begin{itemize} ...
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What is the best approach regarding .cfg files for the LaTeX graphics bundle?

The manual for the 'graphics' LaTeX bundle includes instructions for setting up the right conditions for the use of colour and the inclusion of graphics in documents. For example, on page 2, it says ...
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Missing files with color (graphics) and xcolor packages?

I've tried this in the preamble: \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} Obtaining this a demand for: tex\latex\xcolor\svgnam.def I checked, it wasn't in the xcolor folder downloaded ...
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Is there a way to iterate over all defined colors without mentioning them again?

Situation Let's say I have defined some colors. I'd like to produce a test page that functions as a color-key for developers. Example The defined colors colora, colorb, and colorc should be ...
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How can I color parentheses depending on the nesting level (like emacs' rainbow-delimiters)?

Is it possible to have a custom setup for lstlistings for LISP-like languages and have matching parentheses coloured with a same colour taken from a palette? What I am looking for is something like ...
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LaTeX: chapter & section title (background) colour

I wanted to make my chapter and ((sub)sub)section titles as follows (compiling by XeTeX-ing): White chapter title on background RGB 10,30,96 (defined as "ugentblauw") (Sub(sub))section title RGB ...
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Making an environment with the same text color as the background

I am looking to type up some solutions to math problems. However, I do not want someone who just looks at the document to be able to see the solution; I want the students to be able to see the ...
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Pdf text looks faded both on screen and on paper [duplicate]

Looking at the pdf generated from the latex code (I am using texmaker) it looks faded with respect to other pdf files I am use to read. I mean, the words are not as dark as the ones on the other ...
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Wrong color with hsb color series in xelatex

I tried to use hsb color series provided by xcolor package in the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} % example one ...
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Plots and chapterspecific colors

I have a color switching function that looks like this \definecolor{chap1}{RGB}{68, 114, 148} \definecolor{chap2}{RGB}{10,130,124} \definecolor{chap3}{RGB}{250,72,46} ...
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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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Changing the color of a cell in a table

I used cellcolor to change the color of a cell in the table. But, for some strange reason, it doesnot color it completely. Why would that happen? Below is MWE: ...
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Coloring vs. adding a hatched pattern for table cells

I'm trying to come up with a nicely formatted work plan as a table, but the coloring of individual cells messes completely the row coloring of the table as the following code shows: ...
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How to define a CMYK color using values between 0 and 255

I would like to define my own CMYK colors in LaTeX. I know that it can be done with the \definecolor{my_color_name}{cmyk}{c,y,m,k} command, but here, values between 0and 1 are used. The problem is ...
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Generate new or change a line color with Postscript notation

I'd like to use \psset{linecolor = blue!\mapDFVtoColor} whereas \mapDFVtoColor is defined as something like \def\mapDFVtoColor{20 40 add 3.5 div} Here's a bit longer but condensed example ...
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Coloring single cells in tabular

I've for a while tried to color single cells in a tabular enviroment. So far, I've tried the following \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{color, ...
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Recoloring math in an equation in Beamer

I have a presentation with the color for math changed to blue: \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=black!15!blue} Everything looks nice, until I want to recolor part of an equation: \begin{align*} x\ ...