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

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Background overflows when using rounded corners for listings (package: `listings`)

I'm using listings to list code in my document, and I want the code to be displayed in a frame with rounded corners and a grey background color. But the background overflows the frame, as if the frame ...
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Define color in margin notes [duplicate]

When I define colored margin notes, the place of the note disturbs. what should I do to make it correct? Please note that I want only some texts be colored, not all the text in the margin. % % ...
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keyval error for listings/color? [closed]

When I try to compile this in my code, the compiler tells me Package keyval Error: backgroudcolor undefined. I really don't understand why it is telling me that when I know the package is installed. I ...
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Center text in color box

I wanto to center a text in a colorbox which is scaled horicontal over the complete site. How is this possible? \documentclass[ ]{scrreprt} \usepackage[ ]{scrpage2} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How do I set only one side of a tikz node's border color?

I want to have a node with different border colors: One for the upper and left border, one for the lower and right color. The result should look like this: Is this possible? From all examples I ...
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Bold and color (*) asterisk before enumerate

Good morning. It's my problem, add the bold (*) asterisk before enumerate items and also colored. Here my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} ...
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Vertical color background of section title

Good night. It's my problem about gradient colored section title, with vertical length. It's codes are, \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to change the colour back to the original following \color

I have this command set up: \newcommand\blue[1]{{\color{blue}#1}} In my document, I use \color{blue}. Then I'd like to change the colour back to the original. Is there a way I can do this without ...
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Put longtable caption in marginpar and keep compatibility with caption package

After some research I found a way to place the caption of a longtable (ltablex) into the left marginpar, aligned with the top of the table. Therefore, i adapted this solution stackexchange.com: ...
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Cannot properly define an rgb color

I am trying to define an rgb color. More specifically I want to create this color which in rgb mode it's (98,190,177). I tried to define this color using the following code ...
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Changing the section and subsection font color in contents page in beamer

I want to change the section and subsection names in my contents page on beamer. Plz help me. Thanx in advance
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Text color with hyperref package

I wanted to use the hyperref package and I looked for help and I found a lot of solutions. However, I used this option that look great, as I could control the colors. ...
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subcaption color with the subfigure package

To define the caption color in my document, I am using \usepackage{caption} \usepackage[font={small,color=ocre}]{caption} Which works perfectly, but currently facing the following two problems: ...
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beamer: change individual bullet color for pros and cons list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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Auto colour numbers in range

If I had some numbers in a tabular column, is there a way to automatically change the font colour of them if they are outside a range; eg red if under 10 and green if over 50? \documentclass{article} ...
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Switch to complementary colors [black <---> white]

I've decided to work the most I can in dark mode with the applications that I use. So I would like to commpile my LaTeX documents by echanging all the colors to their complementary ones : black --> ...
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How to plot scatter points using pgfplots with color defined from table rgb values?

I am trying to plot a set of data points (scatter points not linked to each other), where each point has a different color. The color definition is given by predefined rgb values written in the same ...
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How to change \headsepline color in KOMA-Scriptclasses

At the moment I am working on a rather big project in which I typeset a lecture note for a professor of mine. I want to use the headsepline the KOMA Script Class offers, but I want it to have the same ...
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How to draw a scatter chart with multiple columns of metadata+labels?

I want to print a scatter chart and color the nodes according to a column in the data file. The problem is, point meta already is used for other data. This is the class of the point, either ONE or ...
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How to highlight math environments with colored background?

How to highlight maths environments (in-line mode excluded) with a coloured rectangular background e.g. grey? A \textwidth rectangular behind the {equation} environment.
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Change Colour on Chapter/Section headings {Lyx}

I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue. I attach a screenshot in order to ...
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how can I load a tableplot, put random colors, and the legends automaticaly using a foreach?

\begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[scaled x ticks={real:1e3},xtick scale label code/.code={$\cdot 10^3$}, axis lines=left, %xticklabel={$\pgfmathprintnumber{\tick}\lambda$}, pone lambda al lado del tikz ...
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How to specify a direct color in a tikz picture

I want to model gradients in TikZ for a paper covering color gradients. These are rather special, so a cannot rely on a TikZ shade alone. Thus, I want to model the gradient using consecutive TikZ ...
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How to change the background color only for the current page?

How can I change the background color only for the current page? I found that I can change the color with \pagecolor{color} but that unfortunately changes the color for all pages after this command. ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer and color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle=verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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XeLaTeX and TikZ - how do I ensure my PDFs are using the CMYK color model?

The place I want to print my document at needs the PDF to be provided in CMYK. The document is mostly text, except for a few graphs and plots which are done in TikZ or pgfplots. As suggested in this ...
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How to shade text in different colors?

I need a single character in two colors. Figuring I could use the shadings library of TikZ, I followed the manual (section 23.4.1, the TikZ example): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to change the color of Table of Contents from red to black?

Now the color of Table of Contents is red, i want it be black color. I use hyperref \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} if I change it to \usepackage{hyperref} or ...
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Is there any recolor feature for imported images in LaTeX?

Is there any feature in LaTeX to recolor a figure which is included in a LaTeX .tex file automatically like the feature which exists in programs like Word? It is a good feature, for instance the ...
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Highlight / color parts of text

LaTex newbie here. Currently using vim with solarized color scheme to edit .tex documents. When writing I often jump around to different parts of the document, leaving gaps behind to work on later. ...
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Adding color package destroys listing centering

I am using @egreg's answer to make listings centered: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ hang, small, it, hypcap=true ]{caption} \usepackage{fancyvrb} ...
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Setting background color of minipage without overflow

I would like to set a color to the leftmost minipage in the following code: \usepackage{xcolor} \fcolorbox{red}{gray}{ \begin{minipage}{0.33\textwidth} some text \end{minipage} } ...
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Fancy Table of Contents and Hyperref Set Up

I am using a code in tikz for a fancy table of contents and I want to apply certain settings on it using the hyperref package and the relevant command hyperrefsetup. I want to create the following ...
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Colored box for theorem with ntheorem

I would like to have every theorem with the same style to have the same colored box and to be able to configure the color. Like this : I tried to use the package ntheorem with the option framed and ...
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Broken layout of colored tables with new version of colortbl package

we're having trouble with the new version of the colortbl package which breaks our layout of colored tables. With the new version of the colortbl package (2012/02/13 v1.0a) the layout is utterly ...
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Texstudio and color scheme

I try to use texstudio for mac. How can i change the color scheme? I found this discussion Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio?, but i do not know how use this color scheme ...
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Beamer: changing footline background color

I would like to make the footline color black and the text white. I found this: Beamer: Background Color for Footline but didn't understand how it applied to my example. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Color depending on section number

I'm working on a document which is divided into chapters. Each chapter is divided into 4 sections. I would like to create a command that defines a color depending on the number of the section. I've ...
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Automatic cell colouring using cellcolor: Undefined Control Sequence

I am trying to produce a table, using tabularx, where the cells are coloured automatically depending upon their value. I want to use the \cellcolor command as it will fill the whole cell, rather than ...
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Color underline a formula

I want to underline different parts of a formula with different colors. What is the best possible option? Soul seems only to provide one color per document.
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\cellcolor command from colortbl package not working

I've been trying to colour single cells but it's not working. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|l|c|} ...
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Is it possible to give colors to big (automatic) parenthesis in math mode?

In the following code I can't make the right parenthesis to have arbitrary colors. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{equation} ...
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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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How can I apply different styles to different classes of identifiers?

I am creating a custom style for the lstlisting package, with some custom colors for certain words. I am trying to define different "classes" of words, where each class has a certain property, like ...
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Add gradient to colorbox

Newby here. I found a great template for technical reports here . . http://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article I would like to change the background color of the abstract and section ...
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Color behind numbers in lstlisting

Currently, my listings use this style : \definecolor{lstgrey}{RGB}{217, 217, 217} \definecolor{lstback}{RGB}{246, 246, 246} \newlength{\numberlengthnormal} ...
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Colorbox not working with longtable

I have some tables that I want to entirely color in light grey, but the same command lines that work for the tabular environment (see second table example) do not work for the longtable environment ...
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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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Set the width of a fcolorbox

Hi a very basic question I'm sure, but is there a way to tell \fcolorbox in xcolor to draw the box of a certain width. For example with \fbox I would do \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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How to highlight a path in Tikz with two different colours?

I have a small graph drawn in Tikz with two paths through it highlighted in different colours. However, these paths are going to share an arrow. What I would like is to highlight this arrow with both ...