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

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Equivalent color for \colorbox{gray} as for \cellcolor[gray]{0.8}

In my table I have used \cellcolor[gray]{0.8} and I would like to mark some words in my text with the same color. I have tried \colorbox{gray}, but the resulting box in the text is too dark. How can I ...
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Creating a Color Key?

How can I create a colour key in LaTeX to show what the colours of this table mean?
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Using tabularx and xcolor

Is tabularx compatible with xcolor? I did the following: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[svgnames,hyperref,]{xcolor} % colors for hyperref \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{1.00\linewidth}{X} ...
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Filling rectangle in TikZ with more than one color

To draw a rectangle and fill it in gray in TikZ: \draw [fill=gray,very thick] (0,0) rectangle (2,1); Now, I want to fill it in both gray and yellow. The best way would be if I can make diagonal ...
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Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
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color multirow in a table

I am trying to color a multirow in my table, but withou success until now: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{hhline} \usepackage{colortbl} ...
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Using `\hhline` coloring cells of a table

Sorry for this simple question. I am trying to color some cells of my table. Unfortunately, if I color two neighbouring cells, the lines of the table disappear. I have found some questions about this ...
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Seemingly trivial: verbatim, newenvironment, and colorbox

I am, once again, trying to achieve what seems like a trivial goal. I want to use \newenvironment to define a verbatim environment with a background color. I need to define my own environment because ...
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Adding Background color to Columns [duplicate]

I am using a two column article and I want to have a background color for only the columns instead of the entire page. How can I do that ? I am using the following template. I would also like to have ...
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Color for one entry of the bibliography [closed]

How to add color to one entry of the bibliography ? I'm using BibTex. In my .bib file the following doesn't produce red : {\color{red} @article{FFT, author = "FFT" } }
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pdftooltip color assign

How can we assign a color for the pdftooltip ? For example I want the text CD to be blue. How can I get the color of my choice in RGB? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment}% ...
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captionsetup url color select

I've changed my caption font color to gray as seen in the screenshot below. My problem is that references is black (which I've chosen in the hypersetup), how do I change this to be gray as the rest of ...
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pgfplots line colors

Is it possible to make pgfplots use a predefined color map while plotting multiple lines, I currently have 9 samples that I want to plot, but don't want to type different colors for each one. Right ...
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Error in compiling using color package [closed]

I am preparing my dissertation. I am using pdfLaTeX. Document compiles fine, until I try to use \usepackage[dvipsnames,usenames]{color} . Everything shuts down. I can access the ...
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TikZ: transparency causes problems with the color black (opacity, transparency, color model, Adobe Reader)

I want to have a fill color with transparency but I also want the text to be perfectly opaque. But somehow it does not work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,} ...
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XeTeX \color runaway argument

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper] {article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} %\setmainfont[BoldFont=黑体]{宋体} %\XeTeXlinebreaklocale "zh" %\XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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Scaling color in PStricks?

Is there a way to scale/remap/transform the colors in a pstricks picture? More detailed: I have some pstricks code which uses grayscale colors. I want to remap the colors from [0,1] to [a,b], where 0 ...
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Highlighting text through stacked colored underlines

I have sentences in which characters have been "marked" by some people and not by others. I'd like to present the markings simultaneously. Stacked colored underlining (in which a line represents each ...
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Set the font color of a section title formatted with leftmargin

I am trying to set the font color of a section title that is formatted with leftmargin. When I don't use the leftmargin format, the font color changes correctly, but once I add the leftmargin format ...
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Problem with spacing after \[…\] environment when using the \textcolor{} command

I'm getting odd spacing/indentation behavior when the \textcolor command is combined with the \[ ... \] environment. I did find a fix by putting % in a couple places, as outlined below, but I'd like ...
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Displaying the horizontal and vertical lines of a table after coloring rows

How can I re-show each line in the following table after coloring the row? \documentclass[english,a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} ...
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Automatically convert colored PGFPlots in the appendix to grayscale

My document contains a lot of colored PGFPlots, which are generated from external data files. In order to save costs when printing, I would like to automatically convert the color of every PGFPlot in ...
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Is there a way to typeout to the console using ANSI colors?

I'm trying to colorize diagnostic outputs to the console in order to make my stuff more visible in the endless stream of messages that LaTeX spits out. Example However, all of my efforts like, for ...
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How to achieve this Beamer style?

I think the attached slide used the following beamer settings: \usetheme[]{Frankfurt} % or berlin \usecolortheme{beaver} % red color However, I have several questions: How to customize the ...
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Change the color of the “remark” environment in Beamer

I would like to change the color (bg and fg) of the remark environment in a Beamer document. I have setup my document using: \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{crane} I read in some other question ...
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Beamer with XeLaTeX on TexLive2013: enumerate numbers in black

Using TeX Live 2013, with this combination: Beamer (version 3.26) Copenhagen theme. Compiled with XeLaTeX. Using enumerate environment. I get the numbers (usally as white font inside blue circle) ...
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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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change math color except in titles in beamer

I have used \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=blue} to turn all my text in mathmode in blue. However I have also math in titles (and subtitles) and I would prefer the formulas to have the same color as ...
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Overlapping colour filling with PSTricks

Consider the following diagram: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[margin = 2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{rotating} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Umlaut dots in a different color

Is there an easy way to do the dots of an o-umlaut in a different color than the o? I've already tried using the textcolor function in the color package, but I suspect that's the wrong way to go. I ...
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color of index in thesis is red

I really don't know why my index is red. I don't use color in any part of the code. Someone can help me?I have to finish it by tomorrow!!Thank you very much The code is: ...
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Why do colours defined using CMYK give inconsistent results in TikZ mindmaps?

Background I was trying to draw a mindmap using the tikz mindmap library for possible use in a beamer presentation. The Problem Depending on my choice of colours, the colour of nodes does not ...
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make enumerated button in TikZ

Is it possible to make an enumerated button, similar to the ones shown in the figure below? I will be using them as pictures in an external document (not TeX).
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How to get beamercolor for block? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a block like this: \begin{block}{My awesome block} It really is awesome! It has a header and a body, both areas filled with fancy colors! \end{block} I want to use the background ...
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Color and legend for 3d surface

I'm trying to plot a 3d surface using pgfplots and this is what I have done so far: \usepgfplotslibrary{patchplots} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=12cm,height=12cm, xlabel={$J_1$}, ...
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How to make background in tabular cell (vertical lines)?

is there any way to make the following two horizontal lines on the background of a cell? Cell should contain either a blue or green horizontal line in the middle. Or the third option is both. Here ...
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How to explicitly set the color to transparent/nothing in the options of mdframed?

Is it possible to explicitly set the backgroundcolor option in mdframed package, so that the background stays transparent (or, let's say "empty")? It could be \begin{mdframed}[backgrouncolor = ***] ...
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Set colour of equations when using preview package

I use the preview package to export a pdf containing only my equations by putting the following in the preamble \usepackage[active,tightpage,displaymath,textmath]{preview} ...
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How to get a cell colored in \bordermatrix?

I tried to use \cellcolor as suggested in color only a cell of a table but it didn't work. Can it be done? That's my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{colortbl,xcolor} ...
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Coloring text between pauses in beamer

I use a lot of pauses. I would like to set something globally so that the most recent slide highlights (by bolding, making red, etc) the text that just appears. These lectures have many slides to them ...
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grouped bar colors in pgfplots

I have a simple grouped bar chart but would like to have all group bars the same color. Currently each bar in a group is colored, possibly because of the way I have used addplot. I've tried to use a ...
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Filling in the area under a normal distribution curve [duplicate]

I'm trying to fill the area between the two $z$-scores but I'm not having any luck. Could someone please help me with this? \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ no markers, domain=0:6, ...
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How to differentiate many lines in a chart? [duplicate]

I create a chart with many (actually 10) lines in different colors (see example). I want to make it as easy as possible to differentiate the different lines. Some possibilities I have in mind: ...
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! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'

I'm having this error message: ! Package xcolor Error: Undefined color model `blue'. No threads on tex.stackexchange were able to be helpul to me. I use a modified version of sharelatex.sty ...
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Is there any way to add a background color to the header part of a file that use moderncv?

I was wondering if there are any way to set the background color of the header part (the one that contains personal info) of a file that uses moderncv in order to visually differentiate the header and ...
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How to prevent the borders of colored cell from disappear [duplicate]

the borders of the colored cells disappear in low size and appear when zooming in. Here is my code \documentclass[12pt, fleqn]{article} \usepackage[portuges]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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change the color of the frame

I was making slides using WinEdt. I took codes from someone. I want to change the color of the frames appearing in the slides. I tried using different themes but no success. Can anybody help me. ...
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Different color [closed]

I use the following code to generate a plot \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} % colorize your documents \usepackage{graphicx} % and use graphics \usepackage{tikz,pgfplots} % ...
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Color-coded chapter tabs to match flower colors in a field guide

I am working on a booklet for my wife who is a grade school teacher. The booklet is field guide about the plants in the fairly large playground area at Gemini Elementary. Tufte-Latex is my "go-to" ...
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In chemfig, grouping with \color ineffective, unlike \textcolor

Some strange behaviour which contradicts the documentation was encountered when creating a figure of 5-cafeoylquinic acid with chemfig. It is stated in the manual that The atoms are displayed in ...