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

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Centre text in table and add color to cells

Hi i'm trying to centre the text in the cell, there's on numbers so it's quite small, also i need to add color for the cells, (1 is green and 6 is red) but because I am using \cline it overwrites the ...
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Coloring all occurrences of some specific characters

I have been wondering for ages how to do something that is absolutely crucial to the document I am writing. (I usually use XeLaTeX, but I don’t mind changing if required.) I would like to have a list ...
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Table cell pattern of colors

With \cellcolor one can set the background color of a cell. I use this in documenting a communication protocol to indicate the type of the value in a certain field, say green is type X and blue is ...
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Table xcolor @{,} \rowcolor broken text

i am using a formatted table like this: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|c|r@{,}l|c|c|c|c|} \hline $B_N$ ...
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How to recolor the chapter numbering and text in memoir?

I'd like to use the default chapter style in memoir, but change the color to, say, blue. How is this done?
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Changing the Color of a Tikz Spline Midway

As stated in this brilliant answer tikz splines can be genrated this way (code is shamelessly copied): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw ...
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Is it possible to change all beamer colors at once?

I'm working on a beamer theme. I know I can set colors for an element with \setbeamercolor{element name}{fg=colorname} Now there are a lot of possible elements, but I only need very few colors in ...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `ForestGreen'

I am using the following packages in my files Latex sources: \usepackage{color} \usepackage[table,xcdraw]{xcolor} \usepackage[usenames, dvipsnames]{color} ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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`\color` inserts unwanted vertical space in `itemize`

I'm using beamer, and would like to color certain bullets on certain slides. Unfortunately, using the \color command seems to mess up the vertical spacing in lists. For example, here are two ...
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\leftbar color specification

I'm trying to use the \leftbar feature, but I would like the document to support two different bar colors. This issue gets the color set, but only a single global color. I would like some \leftbar ...
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Why cmyk colors are displayed wrong on screen? [closed]

If we compile this with pdftex and open in evince 3.18.2-1 (and other viewers), the color is violet, instead of blue: \pdfliteral{1 1 0 0 k} \vrule height 5cm width 5cm \bye Please somebody share ...
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How to make bullets in itemize larger and change their color?

I would like this bullet (\item) to be much larger than it is now and change its color. How can I do that? \begin{itemize} \item aa \end{itemize}
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Shading with TikZ

A Latex newbie has trouble doing shading here. This is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds, matrix,fit,matrix,decorations.pathreplacing, calc, positioning} ...
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Color of vertical shadow in frametitle, beamer, warsaw

I know that's its a common topic, but still I don't get it to work. I want a different background color (due to corporate design) and shadows which fade to that new color. I have checked several ...
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How to display Git console logs(==colored text) beautifully in LaTeX?

I basically want a similar output in a direct LaTeX format, like the picture below. The Background color is not important, but e.g. the different colors of the commit hashs, the commit message and the ...
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Can Tikz implement multi stop gradient fills with adjustable positions?

I have a full page graphic (background) I am trying to duplicate using Tikz. The original was created in MS 2010 power point (all details and parameters are included below as is an initial MWE). I ...
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lstinputlisting not recognizing comment character

I have some code which I like to incorporate in to my latex document. I have set up the aesthetic so the code is easy to read as follows \lstdefinestyle{numbers}{numbers = left, stepnumber =1, ...
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Why does the image becomes grey in the output pdf when it is included in texstudio although the original image is colorful [duplicate]

When i insert any image in texstudio, it becomes grey in my thesis. I want the colorful image not grey. Can you help me guys? anyone??
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xcolor gives me 101 errors

I wanted to use the xcolor package to get the possibility of creating different shades of certain colors, in this case black!90. After including xcolor in my document I suddenly get 101 errors. I have ...
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Remove all pdf hyperlinks while maintaining hyperref formatting

I want to split a pdflatex pdf document into two parts. The second part has references to the first part, which are hyperlinks and which I want to remove, without changing the visual appearance. So I ...
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Beamer: Change Structure Color in tikzpicture

Why doesn't the following MWE change the color of the latter fill to red? How to fix? Background: I am changing the structure color for my example frames and want all the tikzpictures within to use ...
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Color coding a text string with alternating colors

I was wondering if it was possible to color every second letter in a text string in LaTeX. I'm writing a report on decrypting a Vigenere cipher, and have a text string that I would like to have every ...
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Coloring Example

Why the number in the example is not blue? \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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problem of colors with \AtBeginShipoutBox command

When I compile this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{picture} \usepackage{atbegshi} \AtBeginShipoutInit \AtBeginShipout{% ...
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How can I temporarily change text colour?

I'm making corrections to a report and the examiner would like my amendments highlighted in red. Of course, if(!) they are accepted, I would then have to produce an unmarked (black text) pdf. Rather ...
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Set different hyperref color inside frame of tcolorbox

I currently have the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \hypersetup{allcolors=blue} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} ...
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Picking the fill color based on a value (some kind of heatmap)

I have a predefined set of coordinates, \where, and a corresponding value, \value. Each coordinate covers an rectangle. I like to choose the color of the fill=...option based on the value. The result ...
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tikz, pgfplots, different colors for negative/postive z-values in addplot3

I want to color all points with negative z-values in the plane below red and all with positive z-values cyan!80. I searched for an hour now, but have no clue how to do it. Any suggestions? ...
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problems with xcolor package [duplicate]

I am getting the following error with the example given at the end: Option clash for package xcolor. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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Adding color to a table row as a beamer overlay

I'm trying to have an overlay that adds a background color to a row of a table in beamer. This post showed me how to do that for column. How about row? Adding color to a table column as a beamer ...
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colortbl bug? Disappearing “,” in colored row

I encounter a strange problem with colortbl. This is my LaTeX input: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color, colortbl} \begin{document} %--- \definecolor{Gray}{gray}{0.8} \begin{tabular}{r@{, ...
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colour each x co-ordinate with a different colour in a bar plot in pgfplot

I want to cycle colours for each x co-ordinate in a bar plot. Is it possible? For instance, in this example I want each metric to appear in a different colour. This question Colors and legend in ...
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How do I change the link colour in the table of contents?

I am currently adapting my employer's PowerPoint slides to beamer. I am struggling with the font colour on the table of contents slide. Unfortunately, the colour does not show on the slide but ...
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Tikz: Draw a RGB cube

I am trying to draw a RGB cube using Tikz. Until now I managed to create this cube with color gradients: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{3d} \usetikzlibrary{shadings} ...
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Table: colored row not aligned with toprule

I am creating a table with colored rows. The problem is that the colored strip is not aligned with the top rule, as shown in figure. How can I solve it? Thank you. ...
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CMKY code for xcolor package?

I have three mdframed environments in my document. \begin{mdframed}[backgroundcolor=blue!20] \begin{mdframed}[backgroundcolor=purple!20] \begin{mdframed}[backgroundcolor=brown!20] Using the ...
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How to produce theorems in which the color of heading and body of the theorem my differ?

I have tried the following code, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm,amssymb,xcolor} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{document} ...
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How to achieve equal colors for a marker's filling and edge?

Consider the following example from the pgfplots manual p. 164: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[tiny] ...
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Using background color in AMSmath

I'm using \(\frac{\colorbox{yellow}{a-b}}{c-d}\) to highlight numerator only. But (as suggested in this post) how do we use \colorbox{<color>}{\(<math content>\)} format to achieve the ...
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Using Listings Package: the Colour of the Text After the Listing is the same as that of the Identifiers Inside the Listing

So I have some LaTeX which looks like \usepackage{graphicx,bm,times, hyperref, amsmath, listings, xcolor, enumitem} \lstset{language = C++} \lstdefinestyle{customcpp}{ ...
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Watercolor like shadow in TikZ

How to create watercolor-like "shadow" to highlight some node on figure, like in image below? Note that I don't need for coloring to fill a shape, nor do I need for it to have variable intensity, nor ...
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Problem with lstlisting. Add color

if I do this: \lstdefinelanguage{VHDL}{ morekeywords={ library,use,all,entity,IN,is,port,in,out,end,architecture,of, begin,and,END,THEN,ELSEIF,WHEN,IF,ELSE,EVENT,IS }, ...
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Nice tables in beamer presentation

I liked the approach shown here. beautiful tables in latex. But when I use it in beamer class, tabularx conflicts with xcolor. What is the solution?
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Filling a color

I am having two problems with inserting an image into a mdframed environment. Both are documented in the attached picture. Firstly the lines of text preceding and immediately after the inserted ...
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rectangular zones with heat map

I am trying to generate a sort of heat map. I have a set of zones (rectangles) and each of these zones has a given density. I want to color now these zones according to a predefined heatmap and maybe ...
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different colors in xlabel (tikz latex pgfplot)

I would like to change the color of a part of my x label in my pgf plot. \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[xtick pos=left,legend pos=south east, xlabel style={yshift=-0.5cm}, xlabel ...
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Using different colors for different keywords in lstlisting

I've looked through a few answers on here, and either they don't work or don't fully answer my question. I have to format some C++ code and I want it to have these colors for these specific keywords ...
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Is it possible to change the box rule thickness of algorithm2e

Is it possible to customize the boxing rule width and color of an algorithm2e float? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm2e} \begin{document} % \RestyleAlgo{boxed} \RestyleAlgo{boxruled} ...
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!LaTeX Error: Undefined color 'orange'

I have a problem with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[czech]{babel} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} \uv{Tento text je v ...