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

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How to define a private color in a (possibly LaTeX3) package?

Suppose I'd like to define, in a personal package mypackage, a private (xcolor's) color: \definecolor{my_so_beautiful_red}{rgb}{1,0,0} the name of which I'd like to not be accidentally used by ...
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Coloring tables without xcolor, colortbl and tabu while using listings package

currently, I want to color my tables. However, presumably since I'm using the listings package, I can't apply the abovementioned packages, as they totally mess up the default table looks (lines ...
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How to make the section and theorems with different colour

How to write the section and examples in different colour, such as the title with blue colour \documentclass[20pt,a4paper]{extarticle} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=6mm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Customize Color for lstset morekeywords

I have done some extensive searching and have yet to find the answer to changing the color for lstset morekeywords. I want them to be a different color than my regular keywords. Here is what I have ...
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Character with two colors

I realise that this is somewhat of a special question, but is it possible to have regular characters in formulas, where the left half is colored e.g. in red and the right half is colored in blue, ...
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ConTeXt: Use url parameter to hyperlink bibliography title references

Background A technical design document includes a number of citations. It would be convenient to include hyperlinks to the cited documents in the bibliography. The bibtex entries include articles, ...
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Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box?

I often need to draw inline boxes in specific rgb-colors. I really like how easy to use the pifont package is for this purpose. But just the filled boxes look as desired. The shadowish look of the ...
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Define color in margin notes [duplicate]

When I define colored margin notes, the place of the note disturbs. what should I do to make it correct? Please note that I want only some texts be colored, not all the text in the margin. % % ...
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keyval error for listings/color? [closed]

When I try to compile this in my code, the compiler tells me Package keyval Error: backgroudcolor undefined. I really don't understand why it is telling me that when I know the package is installed. I ...
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Center text in color box

I wanto to center a text in a colorbox which is scaled horicontal over the complete site. How is this possible? \documentclass[ ]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ]{scrpage2} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How do I set only one side of a tikz node's border color?

I want to have a node with different border colors: One for the upper and left border, one for the lower and right color. The result should look like this: Is this possible? From all examples I ...
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Bold and color (*) asterisk before enumerate

Good morning. It's my problem, add the bold (*) asterisk before enumerate items and also colored. Here my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} ...
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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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How to change the colour back to the original following \color

I have this command set up: \newcommand\blue[1]{{\color{blue}#1}} In my document, I use \color{blue}. Then I'd like to change the colour back to the original. Is there a way I can do this without ...
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Put longtable caption in marginpar and keep compatibility with caption package

After some research I found a way to place the caption of a longtable (ltablex) into the left marginpar, aligned with the top of the table. Therefore, i adapted this solution stackexchange.com: ...
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Cannot properly define an rgb color

I am trying to define an rgb color. More specifically I want to create this color which in rgb mode it's (98,190,177). I tried to define this color using the following code ...
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Changing the section and subsection font color in contents page in beamer

I want to change the section and subsection names in my contents page on beamer. Plz help me. Thanx in advance
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subcaption color with the subfigure package

To define the caption color in my document, I am using \usepackage{caption} \usepackage[font={small,color=ocre}]{caption} Which works perfectly, but currently facing the following two problems: ...
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Auto colour numbers in range

If I had some numbers in a tabular column, is there a way to automatically change the font colour of them if they are outside a range; eg red if under 10 and green if over 50? \documentclass{article} ...
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Switch to complementary colors [black <---> white]

I've decided to work the most I can in dark mode with the applications that I use. So I would like to commpile my LaTeX documents by echanging all the colors to their complementary ones : black --> ...
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How to change \headsepline color in KOMA-Scriptclasses

At the moment I am working on a rather big project in which I typeset a lecture note for a professor of mine. I want to use the headsepline the KOMA Script Class offers, but I want it to have the same ...
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how can I load a tableplot, put random colors, and the legends automaticaly using a foreach?

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[scaled x ticks={real:1e3},xtick scale label code/.code={$\cdot 10^3$}, axis lines=left, %xticklabel={$\pgfmathprintnumber{\tick}\lambda$}, pone lambda al lado del tikz ...
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How to draw a scatter chart with multiple columns of metadata+labels?

I want to print a scatter chart and color the nodes according to a column in the data file. The problem is, point meta already is used for other data. This is the class of the point, either ONE or ...
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How to plot scatter points using pgfplots with color defined from table rgb values?

I am trying to plot a set of data points (scatter points not linked to each other), where each point has a different color. The color definition is given by predefined rgb values written in the same ...
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Text color with hyperref package

I wanted to use the hyperref package and I looked for help and I found a lot of solutions. However, I used this option that look great, as I could control the colors. ...
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How to specify a direct color in a tikz picture

I want to model gradients in TikZ for a paper covering color gradients. These are rather special, so a cannot rely on a TikZ shade alone. Thus, I want to model the gradient using consecutive TikZ ...
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How to change the color of Table of Contents from red to black?

Now the color of Table of Contents is red, i want it be black color. I use hyperref \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} if I change it to \usepackage{hyperref} or ...
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Is there any recolor feature for imported images in LaTeX?

Is there any feature in LaTeX to recolor a figure which is included in a LaTeX .tex file automatically like the feature which exists in programs like Word? It is a good feature, for instance the ...
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Adding color package destroys listing centering

I am using @egreg's answer to make listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ hang, small, it, hypcap=true ]{caption} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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Setting background color of minipage without overflow

I would like to set a color to the leftmost minipage in the following code: \usepackage{xcolor} \fcolorbox{red}{gray}{ \begin{minipage}{0.33\textwidth} some text \end{minipage} } ...
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Fancy Table of Contents and Hyperref Set Up

I am using a code in tikz for a fancy table of contents and I want to apply certain settings on it using the hyperref package and the relevant command hyperrefsetup. I want to create the following ...
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Colored box for theorem with ntheorem

I would like to have every theorem with the same style to have the same colored box and to be able to configure the color. Like this : I tried to use the package ntheorem with the option framed and ...
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Texstudio and color scheme

I try to use texstudio for mac. How can i change the color scheme? I found this discussion Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio?, but i do not know how use this color scheme ...
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Color depending on section number

I'm working on a document which is divided into chapters. Each chapter is divided into 4 sections. I would like to create a command that defines a color depending on the number of the section. I've ...
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Automatic cell colouring using cellcolor: Undefined Control Sequence

I am trying to produce a table, using tabularx, where the cells are coloured automatically depending upon their value. I want to use the \cellcolor command as it will fill the whole cell, rather than ...
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Broken layout of colored tables with new version of colortbl package

we're having trouble with the new version of the colortbl package which breaks our layout of colored tables. With the new version of the colortbl package (2012/02/13 v1.0a) the layout is utterly ...
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Is it possible to give colors to big (automatic) parenthesis in math mode?

In the following code I can't make the right parenthesis to have arbitrary colors. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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How can I apply different styles to different classes of identifiers?

I am creating a custom style for the lstlisting package, with some custom colors for certain words. I am trying to define different "classes" of words, where each class has a certain property, like ...
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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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Add gradient to colorbox

Newby here. I found a great template for technical reports here . . http://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article I would like to change the background color of the abstract and section ...
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Colorbox not working with longtable

I have some tables that I want to entirely color in light grey, but the same command lines that work for the tabular environment (see second table example) do not work for the longtable environment ...
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How to highlight a path in Tikz with two different colours?

I have a small graph drawn in Tikz with two paths through it highlighted in different colours. However, these paths are going to share an arrow. What I would like is to highlight this arrow with both ...
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pgfplot: how to render 3dplot with colors black, white and gray

I my previous question, I rendered a 3d plot, but as I want to print my plots they should be in black, white or gray coloring format. How should I change the coloring scheme? ...
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Problem with color in \part heading

Below is my code, where the myBox definition interferes with the color of the heading I define for my part style. Any ideas why the horizontal line in the \part heading becomes blue? I want it to be ...
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KOMA-Script: How to colour just the section numbers

I have added a splash of colour to my thesis and found it looked quite nice. The theme is: Chapter and Section headings are a dark blue, and the numbering is a brighter blue. I managed to do this for ...
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Change footer and header background color for style simple in powerdot

I am using the style simple for creating slides with powerdot: \documentclass[style=simple]{powerdot} \begin{document} \begin{slide}{First slide} Hello world! \end{slide} \end{document} While ...
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Problem with framelines in tables

I am having a problem with LaTeX at the moment, which I seem completely incapable of solving. I am trying to create a simple table which has 4 columns and (should have in the end) 36 rows, including a ...
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Ref using \hyperref[]{}, no color

I am using the hyperref package and are currently trying to reference using: \hyperref[label]{text and \ref{something}} The ref works fine, however, my other ref's (using eg. \ref{tab:no1}) are set ...
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How to shade text in different colors?

I need a single character in two colors. Figuring I could use the shadings library of TikZ, I followed the manual (section 23.4.1, the TikZ example): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Filling a cell of the table with color and preserving the border

I used \cellcolor{} to fill the cell of my table. However, the black borders of the cell disappears. The tex viewer shows borders, but I don't see the borders when I open as a pdf. Can you help me ...