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

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How to fill logic gates in circuitikz?

How can you specify a fill color for logic gates in circuitikz? It does not work as I would have expected: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{circuitikz} \begin{document} \begin{circuitikz} ...
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color text in bibliography text

I am trying to make blue color text in some of the bibliography. I have tried with the following code. It does not work. Please help me. //myReference.bib file @article{nature, author = ...
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“Drill holes” using glyphs or TikZ's even odd rule for text

I know how to use TikZ even and odd rule, but what I need is to apply it on a node text. Compare I need the text to be punched out such that when I use the resulting pdf on top of a background, the ...
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! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'

i have written all the text in black color, but i get this error several times in the same page: ! LaTeX Error: Undefined color `BLACK'. i tried to solve it by writting this: ...
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How to change colortheme?

I am using theme Warsaw but I do not like the colortheme crane, how can I change the colortheme to LightCyan as in the first answer of this question? How do I color table columns and rows? ...
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When I used color in a cell of a take, then this cell become wider

When I used color in a cell of a take, then this cell become wider. How to solve it? The code is here: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} ...
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Drawing a Venn-Style-Diagramm underlying a Graph with TikZ

I want to draw a graph (the data structure) such that certain subgraphs form a sunflower (a notion from combinatorics). In other words I want to indicate that the sets overlap in the middle ...
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How to avoid rowcolour being applied to \caption in longtabu environment

I have used the following code to create table using tabu package, I have applied alternate row colours to the table using \rowcolors command. The issue is the colour fill is applied to the caption of ...
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Beamer: change default color of item's indicator in itemize

I'm using beamer with \usecolortheme{dolphin} and all the items' indicators in itemize (e.g., bullets, numbers, etc.) are blue (which is the main color of the dolphin theme). What's the command to ...
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Any tool to improve contrast of study materials?

I see many slides of my study materials which are done by WYSIWYG and colored with many colours to improve the contrast. To improve contrast with colors, I think is not necessarily the best way to go. ...
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Colouring cells of tables without xcolor

Are there any decent alternatives to xcolor if I want to colour cells in a table? I want to highlight certain cells depending on my data, but not entire rows or columns. I'm using Knitr and am having ...
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How do I color the page number in a partial TOC?

I am writing a thesis and have the first two pages of each chapter colored gray with white text, before starting with the sections on white pages. I now want a partial TOC in each chapter, on these ...
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Underbrace color change using \only<> and \textcolor{}{} slightly shifts the content

I am making a presentation using beamer and am trying to make underbrace{}{} appear using \textcolor{}{} and \only<>. I use the code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bm} % Just some ...
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How to color only a “tilde” accent on a letter? [duplicate]

I would like to color only a "tilde" on my letters. I read how to do this with Umlauts or other accent, but for my expression it seems different I think. Here is my expression : \widetilde{E}^w So, ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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Use \cellcolor in \tabulary

The \cellcolor command from package colortbl doesn't seem to have any effect in a tabulary environment, though it works in tabular. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Removing the effect of color table, after the table ends

I am using color tables in my document, as it produces very nice results. Further to that I use some equations using cases environment. I see that the colors from the color table get mixed up with ...
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Fancy slides latex

I am using fancy slides for a presentation. The problem is that I want to be able to specify some colors with xcolor. When I try to do the usual \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} I get an ...
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TikZ: Printing press cannot print document due to RGB colors, layers and transparency

The place I print my thesis needs the PDF file to conform to certain demands. Demands I was not aware of prior to sending them the document. So, here is the challenge: Using PGF/TikZ how can I bulk ...
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Metadata for different colours in PGFPlots

I would like to use PGFPlots to create a plot using three sets of metadata. I figure it would be best to have one set represented by the plot mark and the remaining two by the fill and draw colour ...
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Why does color cause a vertical shift?

this TeX-source \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table,x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhead[LO,RE]{} ...
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Cell borders in tables “disappear”

I'm using LyX to edit some tables and TexMaker, but when I set the background color in the cell, the border line "disappear". For example: http://postimg.org/image/xp2xocp7z/ (one of my tables in ...
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Coloured box with tikz

I'd like to break a coloured box when the page which contains it breaks... here is an example which shows this issue: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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colour cells in a table according to the value

I have seen the following code in response to another similar question that works when the numbers in the table are between 0 and 100. How do I have to modify this code so that it works for numbers ...
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Adding background color to table cells in LyX

I'm doing some tables using LyX and I tried to set a color background in the cells , but I got this error: Undefined control sequence \rowcolor {cyan} & The control sequence at the end ...
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How to color a single cell in a longtable [duplicate]

We are using XeLaTeX and the longtable package to visualize information, one of those reports must have a colored cell. A single cell, not the entire row. An example output is here: Is there a way ...
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Spacing for subscripts in mathmode with \textcolor

It is possible to use \textcolor in math-mode; however, it changes the spacing of subscripts. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \begin{document} $Y_i$ vs $\textcolor{red}{Y}_i$ vs ...
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color environments influence spacing

I would like to mark revised parts of a large document in color, and up to now always used \usepackage{xcolor} \newcommand\rev[1]{\textcolor{red}{#1}} to then do Lorem ipsum dolor \rev{git} amet, ...
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How to draw a simple table with colored cells in Beamer

I am trying to draw a simple "array" data structure in Beamer using tabular. I would like to color some of the cells blue. Here is my M(N)WE. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} ...
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How to define colors in style file (lstlang0.sty)

Per the listings package documentation, I have a file lstlang0.sty in the same directory as my .tex file (well, .lyx file) which defines a new language. I used to have this language definition in my ...
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Why can't I change text color but I can still change the color of font awesome icons?

I have what it seems a very simple question, but I still cannot solve it, and I haven't been able to reproduce the problem outside Friggeri's CV template (sorry for that). The whole thing is trying ...
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Instant preview color in LyX

I'm using the instant preview feature in LyX, which as I understand is based on a LaTeX package of the same name. As I have LyX configured with a dark background - Is there anyway to configure the ...
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Colored vertices on a directed graph with sets of Euler cycles [duplicate]

Is there a way to make the vertices on the following directed graph with a set Euler cycles colored? Provide the TeX code as well as explain how to color vertices!
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How to color equations in TeXify

I am using texify.com to generate images of equations, so that I can put them in emails. I am trying to insert a colored equation, using the following code: {\color{green} dy} = {\color{red} ...
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Coloring rows in table [closed]

I have a problem with coloring table. I would like to color one row, but when I use \rowcolor, then vertical lines among colums disappear (or they become thinner). Is there any possibility of solving ...
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The xcolor package detected undefined color

I was writing a coloured book that requires to define 12 colours. However, sometimes I get !package xcolor Error: Undefined color. However, it does not specifiy any colors went wrong but indicates the ...
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dont apply color in section of Annexs

I create a specific color font for my section and subsection .. \chapterfont{\color{blue}} % sets colour of chapters \sectionfont{\color{purple}} % sets colour of sections ...
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color block of text without repeatedly using /textcolor

I want to color the answers into blue however my current solution is not really viable as each line needs to be colored blue individually due to my use of \par\bigskip messes up \textcolor if its in ...
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Shades of colors

I have defined a new color with \definecolor{MyBlue}{rgb}{0.25,0.5,0.75}. Is it possible to define now "derivatives" of this in term of shades? I would like to use the same color in three different ...
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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Issues using listings package [closed]

I am using LaTeX to write my internship report (I started to learn it one month ago), and I have some issues using the package listings. I'm not sure if everything is possible: How can I add a ...
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How can I color only Cover page for PhD thesis

Can you help me in formatting my title page (cover page). It is for my PhD thesis. I have to follow this example https://www.dropbox.com/s/clexb8dauxom2k4/tamplate.jpg ... For this purpose I am using ...
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Color is not working properly with XeLaTeX RTL documents?

The following minimal example produced the desired results: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[usenames]{color} \begin{document} black {\color{red} red} black black \end{document} But the ...
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Customizing inline coloring with the fixme package

How can I set the color of annotated fixme text (not the comment itself)? This MWE produces the text under consideration in a blueish color, that is hard to read, I'd like it to be darker and more ...
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Disable `colorlinks` locally (or just for the ToC)

Basically, I want to disable the colorlinks option (from the hyperref package) for the ToC, but keep it enabled for the rest of a (memoir) document. This question has a workaround based on issuing ...
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Create style for a new section

anyone can help me to do something like this? for an informative section in my document
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How to highlight few sentences in a paragraph? [duplicate]

I would like to get a simple result, as the following Is it possible?
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Color gradient fill between three corners of a triangle

Updates Update1: Tried to implement solution by Harish Kumar (below) Update2: Added a real example of what I would like to get in the end. I have a feeling I tried to leave to many things out. ...
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Someone can help me draw this

I want to draw the symbol of my engineering and be able to change the color, anyone can help me with this?
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How to color a cell of a table using multirow and center the cell content?

I have checked for other similar questions. I followed the suggested solution in the question Color in multirows. After implementing this solution, I still have a problem. I want to develop the ...