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

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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\ ...
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Two parallel curved edges in Tikz (Or, one curved edge with two colors side-by-side)

I'm working on a series of (linguistic) diagrams in which nodes are connected by lines. Some lines need to bend to go around other nodes. Each diagram has 16 nodes and lots of lines (>50). ...
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Tikz poster block title colours

I'm trying to get a custom colour on the title part of a \block. The documentation is really dense and I can't quite get my head around it. So at the moment I have a \block that looks like just made ...
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Not colored digits after characters in lstlisting code

I am writing a LaTeX document with Verilog code and I would like to have colored digits in these occasions: simple digits (for example # 30) bus (for example [3:0]) binary or hex representation ...
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Construct colormap for iso / level surface in PGFplots

I am trying to construct a plot of a surface in 3d of which the color of the surface is dependent on the z coordinate. The difficult part is that I need the color to vary 'discretely', not ...
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How to style all instances of a certain word?

In my document I want to change the colour of every instance of the * character to red. How can I style every instance of a single word or character without interfering with the document's other ...
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Putting titles in color boxes [duplicate]

I'd like to know how I can a Chapter title into a color box and change the style and personalize it. The only thing I could do, at the moment, is... What I like to do is change the style of the ...
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two-coloured hyphenation

I want to teach a child reading German. For that purpose I want to produce texts in which the different syllables are marked in two different colours, a common technique to facilitate reading for slow ...
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Change the colour of citations in the Tufte book class

How can I change the colour used for margin citations in the Tufte book class to grey? I'd like for the citations to take a visual back-seat to margin notes and figure/table descriptions.
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xeCJK - CJK text colors for customized commands not changing as specified

I'm using the template Deedy-Resume to create my resume. English version works fine, however I'm not sure how to create a Chinese version properly. I used the package xeCJK. The fonts are rendered but ...
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How to handle a color key in pgfkeys

I'm trying to use pgfkeys to parse the arguments in a set of macros. I need to use some arguments for color. But, I get an error with the xcolor package saying that the key I defined is not a valid ...
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colorbox doesn't wrap the text correctly [duplicate]

There is a problem with using \colorbox command. As you can see in the example and its output, the statements in the \colorbox doesn't correctly wrapped. Is there any suggestion for that? ...
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TikZ is colored despite having \setupcolors[state=stop]

In the following MWE I get a red square, but I want it to be gray, as in the also provided LaTeX-document: % ConTeXt MWE \setupcolors[state=stop] \usemodule[tikz] \starttext ...
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How to change/add column background colors in Lyx? I can easily change/add colors of rows, but not columns

Bear with me, this isn't a duplicate question. I can successfully change the row color in tables using the instructions here: http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/Tables (A similar question exists here: ...
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Unintended caption coloring

I do have a command, which prints out part of the text in different color. \newcommand{\indexit}[1]{\index{#1}{\sffamily\color{NavyBlue}#1}} It works fine, but if pagination breaks #1, and a ...
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Multiple underlines with multiple colors

I would like to highlight the text that corresponds to many persons. I think underline is a good highlighting method. But I can put only one color for the underline. \usepackage{soul,xcolor} ...
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One single colored letter inside \spacedallcaps

I want to change the color of a single letter inside a custom \spacedallcaps command. This command makes the specified text uppercase and changes the letter spacing. When I introduce a ...
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Colorbox with changes package

I am working with the changes package. Modifying the color of the changed passages works well with \colorlet command. Is it possible to create colorboxes (with yellow color) only around the changes ...
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Customize colors in beamer Madrid theme

I have been trying to customize color themes in Madrid beamer theme for slide sections. I have checked the beamercolorthemedefault.sty file looking for the properties I should change to do so, and I ...
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cell colour overlaps cell borders

This is a question that seems to be asked quite often so I apologise for the repetition. I looked in the answers already given and tried out several of them, but none seems to be the solution to my ...