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

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Colors in xcolor and color models

I did an experiment on the different color models available in xcolor together with the predefined colors. I observe that the colors vary alot depending on the color model. WHY? Why does the colors ...
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Can one avoid typing double quotes in this TikZ-involving macro?

I need to draw many similar complicated colored shapes; I made a macro for them, and it works, but to call it I seemingly have to place several color names in double quotes. Can I avoid this? The ...
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How to change the color of \StageDir in Dramatist?

I'm writing a play and I would like to give the directions different colours. However, when trying the obvious: \usepackage{xcolor} \\\ \def\stdir{\color{red} \StageDir} \\\ \begin{drama} \\\ ...
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How can I write a conditional coloring command that distinguishes variables within titles vs within the body text with titlesec/titletoc/tocloft?

Question Is it possible to write a conditional statement for commands that change them based on where they appear in the document, yet is fully compatible with the titlesec package and the tocloft ...
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How can I write a conditional coloring command that distinguishes variables within sectioning commands vs those within the body text?

Question Is it possible to write a conditional statement for commands that change them based on where they appear in the document? Example Situation When command appears in the body, it should be ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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New line inside color area

I'm trying to enter new line inside colour area like this $\color[rgb]{0,0,1}{P(A) = a +\newline b +\newline c +\newline d}$ But it does not work, why? And how do I solve it? Thanks!
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Color-filled box in text area with size corresponding to font size

Is it possible to construct a small, color-filled box in text among ordinary text? The size of the box should correspond to the font size. I need it because I need to construct a legend for some ...
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Coloured swatch per chapter

I know that this should be possible, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I would like to have a small rectangle appear on each page (outside edge), which runs right up to the edge of the page, and ...
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Boxed caption and figure, with colored caption

I'm trying to recreate a figure and caption effect from a journal. An example of it can be seen on PDF version of Figure 1 from this article: It's basically a large grey bordered box that goes ...
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Plotting in random color within axis environment

I want to plot lots of (50, to be precise) function (Brownian motions, if you want to know) in one TikZ axis environment, with each line with a different randomly chosen color. I achieved to do it, ...
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How do I change the font color in my source window?

I am using Texshop 2.47 currently. Versions beyond that are not recommended for my OS. I'd like to change the font colors in my source window. In particular I want something easier on the eyes ...
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Reference a node's color by using node name

I am trying to use a node name to reference the node's color. I am not sure if this is even possible. I have a TikZ mindmap: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Setting color theme and special characters

I'm pretty comfortable with LaTeX, but today I began to use the Beamer class and I'm finding some difficulties just right at the begining. So... I got two questions. But first I'll show you guys my ...
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Adjusting exact height of the table rows

I am trying to adjust exact height of the row in my table, but the output is not good: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{color, colortbl} ...
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Fully Customized Table in Latex

Is it possible to have a customized table in LaTeX that has the following features? Be able to define Width and/or Height for specific row/column Be able to highlight/color a specific row or column ...
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How to draw a squeezed ellipse with fading color on a sphere surface with TikZ?

Ideally, I would like to draw something like part (c) of the image below: . Here, I narrow down the question to how to draw an ellipse on the surface of a sphere with fading color as shown on part (b) ...
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Colored text in a dcolumn table

I want to highlight text in a table using my own color definitions. The table is a dcolumn table. It doesn't work, I get the error messages ! Missing } inserted. and ! Extra }, or forgotten $. three ...
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How to make colored labels in feynMF/feynMP

There are several ways of adding a label to the vertex, e.g. as in code below. It is documented how to make the colored polygons or lines, as done for the V2, but I couldn't find anything about making ...
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Change general color when using \textbf{}

I am trying to change the color to red everytime I use the function \textbf{}. Is there a possible way to do it globally, i.e. when I type \textbf{} it changes to the desire color automatically, ...
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Why does using color break superscript/subscript horizontal spacing?

The below snippet, within an equation array environment, gives the subsequent rendering: F\left[C^{(n-k)}_{P_{ji}}\right] But when I add color to the snippet (using the color package) as below ...
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Lyx: text style on a paragraph only works for one line

I'm trying to color some paragraphs in my document. I applied the text style on a full paragraph, however in the created PDF only the first line of every wanted paragraph is actually colored. Facts: ...
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How does one create a coloured footnote environment?

Is there any way to create coloured footnote environments? Or to edit the footnote environment so it creates coloured footnotes?
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Maintaining text colour change in a breakable tcolorbox

I try to maintain the current text colour in breakable boxes from tcolorbox, but the manual clearly states (see manual of the current version, section 15.2, page 292, version 3.34) • If your text ...
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Black border with tikz shapes

I have a tikz triangle to which I am trying to add the border. For some reason, I see the black border on two sides but not on the third. Can you please help me figure out why? Below is the MWE: ...
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Creating shapes like circle, rotated squares, and triangle without tikz

In the previous post, I got help with creating boxes with black borders and custom fills. How can I create other shapes like triangles, circles, rotated squares, etc. with custom fills. I do not ...
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Boxes with black borders

I am here referring to an old post: Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box? For all the boxes, how can I define a black border? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article}% ...
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Classicthesis and LyX: Color of citation Author [#ID, p. 10]

I am using classicthesis with LyX. Usually, citations are colored in green. But when I choose the type Author [#ID, p. 10], that is, I add p. 10 in the Text afterwards box, the whole citation apart ...
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Defining Moleskine paper colour

I use Moleskine journals and I really like the colour of the paper. I find it quite good for the eyes compared to the pure white, nonetheless I have no idea how to reproduce this color in LaTeX. An ...
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How to check conflicts happening between packages [duplicate]

I am not sure whether there are many people having the same problem with me or not. The thesis includes several of the .tex files as chapters, sections, parts, etc. Now I would like to refine or add ...
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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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Problem with crosswords

While making a crosswords in LaTeX, I found out I am unable to do two things: A part of it must be blue. Two letters must be visible in the unsolved version. Can anybody tell me how to do these ...
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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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How to save the current color in PGF/TikZ?

In TikZ/PGF, we can obtain the current line width using \pgflinewidth. Unfortunatelly there is no (as far as I know) \pgfstrokecolor, \pgffillcolor, \pgfstrokeopacity and \pgffillopacity. My main ...
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Cross-referencing on 2 kinds of end-footnotes (separated and with different coloured numbers)

In the beginning I used parnotes and endnotes to distinguish between the 2 seperated kinds of end-footnotes: Attention: to be able to compile the first "grey box" of trial code, one must download ...
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How to save the current colour

If I want to gray out large swaths of text in a report, I know that I can use the xcolor package's \color{black!50} command: How to change color for a block of texts? ...
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Is it possible to change the color character by character in Lyx?

I know that it is possible to change the color of blocks of text, however I seem to be having trouble changing it character by character. I know it is possible to do it in LaTeX, but I'm not sure if ...
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Listings: color numbers only out of keywords

With the listings package, I would like to color the integers out of strings and comments and out of keywords too. The question for coloring numbers has been asked several times. Some answer handle ...
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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How to color an entire algorithm environment in LaTeX?

The entire algorithm environment needs to be colored in blue. While this can be done in a report or article environment, I am unable to get it done in the IEEE Journal templates. @Masroor : Thanks ...
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Color fade a line in tikzpicture

I had already a similar question. I know now how to color fade rectangles. But I was trying now for almost an hour and I couldn't figure out how to do a fading for a line. \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem with defining own sectioning with color gradient

I want to define a special sectioning type for my CV. But I have problem which I can't figure out myself. I got the following code which produces the section heading with a color gradient how I would ...
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how to add color images in latex file

This is a follow-up of my previous question regarding loading image using latex command. @erik kindly informed me that latex only supports images in eps format. I converted my JPG file to an eps file ...
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Color gradient in tikzpicture from top to bottom corner

Is there the possiblity to make a color gradient in the rectangular box in the following example from the bottom left to the top right corner (both in linear or radial shape)? \documentclass{article} ...
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Section heading in moderncv with color gradient

I'm creating a new CV using moderncv at the moment. But I'm modifying the package to get a (at least in my opinion) better fitting result. I'm looking for a way to make the section heading with a ...
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hyperrefs in textcolor

I have used hyperref (with xcolor) and \hypersetup{ linkcolor=black, filecolor=black, urlcolor=black, citecolor=black } for quite some time now. However, in a coloured text this looks ...
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Change background colour of toolbars in TeXstudio

With How do I change color settings in TeXStudio? and Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio? I managed to change the colour of the editor (in this case to a darker theme to ...
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Edit-proof, Consistent Use of Colour

I'm sorry if this is a vague question. I'm writing something (I'm not at liberty to share yet) that involves a lot of complicated ideas and I'm experimenting with the use of coloured text and ...
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Incompatible color package and defining a xfloat environment -> “ Too many }'s”

I am pepping up a thesis. Among others I am using a package based on Modified UDO thesis by; Jose A. Flores, November 2011. Unfortunately, I cannot find the original. One part of the package seems to ...
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Table caption inside tabular environment

I would like to write a table with latex which looks as similar as possible to this one here but I do not know how to add the caption to the header of the table as seen down below: I reach as far ...