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

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How can I write a conditional coloring command that distinguishes variables within sectioning commands vs those within the body text?

Question Is it possible to write a conditional statement for commands that change them based on where they appear in the document? Example Situation When command appears in the body, it should be ...
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Plotting in random color within axis environment

I want to plot lots of (50, to be precise) function (Brownian motions, if you want to know) in one TikZ axis environment, with each line with a different randomly chosen color. I achieved to do it, ...
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Different style/color for some specific references using natbib

I need to differentiate some specific references from the others, for both the text and the reference list at the end of the document. Let's say I want the "regular" ones in blue and the specific ...
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New line inside color area

I'm trying to enter new line inside colour area like this $\color[rgb]{0,0,1}{P(A) = a +\newline b +\newline c +\newline d}$ But it does not work, why? And how do I solve it? Thanks!
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Coloured swatch per chapter

I know that this should be possible, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I would like to have a small rectangle appear on each page (outside edge), which runs right up to the edge of the page, and ...
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How do I change the font color in my source window?

I am using Texshop 2.47 currently. Versions beyond that are not recommended for my OS. I'd like to change the font colors in my source window. In particular I want something easier on the eyes ...
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Color-filled box in text area with size corresponding to font size

Is it possible to construct a small, color-filled box in text among ordinary text? The size of the box should correspond to the font size. I need it because I need to construct a legend for some ...
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How to draw a squeezed ellipse with fading color on a sphere surface with TikZ?

Ideally, I would like to draw something like part (c) of the image below: . Here, I narrow down the question to how to draw an ellipse on the surface of a sphere with fading color as shown on part (b) ...
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How to check conflicts happening between packages [duplicate]

I am not sure whether there are many people having the same problem with me or not. The thesis includes several of the .tex files as chapters, sections, parts, etc. Now I would like to refine or add ...
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Boxed caption and figure, with colored caption

I'm trying to recreate a figure and caption effect from a journal. An example of it can be seen on PDF version of Figure 1 from this article: It's basically a large grey bordered box that goes ...
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ADDING white space to an image?

I'm new to beamer and am trying to make a presentation. When inserting an image, the output is satisfactory, except when I try to insert a .pdf! The white space in the image disappears. Initially, the ...
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Reference a node's color by using node name

I am trying to use a node name to reference the node's color. I am not sure if this is even possible. I have a TikZ mindmap: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Setting color theme and special characters

I'm pretty comfortable with LaTeX, but today I began to use the Beamer class and I'm finding some difficulties just right at the begining. So... I got two questions. But first I'll show you guys my ...
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Adjusting exact height of the table rows

I am trying to adjust exact height of the row in my table, but the output is not good: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{color, colortbl} ...
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Fully Customized Table in Latex

Is it possible to have a customized table in LaTeX that has the following features? Be able to define Width and/or Height for specific row/column Be able to highlight/color a specific row or column ...
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Change ModernCV section style to make them look like Friggeri CV

I am using for my Resume the ModernCV template, but I would like to bring in some of the amazing FriggeriCV style of the title of the sections: I love the text half coloured and half black with each ...
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Colored text in a dcolumn table

I want to highlight text in a table using my own color definitions. The table is a dcolumn table. It doesn't work, I get the error messages ! Missing } inserted. and ! Extra }, or forgotten $. three ...
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How to make colored labels in feynMF/feynMP

There are several ways of adding a label to the vertex, e.g. as in code below. It is documented how to make the colored polygons or lines, as done for the V2, but I couldn't find anything about making ...
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Change general color when using \textbf{}

I am trying to change the color to red everytime I use the function \textbf{}. Is there a possible way to do it globally, i.e. when I type \textbf{} it changes to the desire color automatically, ...
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Why does using color break superscript/subscript horizontal spacing?

The below snippet, within an equation array environment, gives the subsequent rendering: F\left[C^{(n-k)}_{P_{ji}}\right] But when I add color to the snippet (using the color package) as below ...
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Lyx: text style on a paragraph only works for one line

I'm trying to color some paragraphs in my document. I applied the text style on a full paragraph, however in the created PDF only the first line of every wanted paragraph is actually colored. Facts: ...
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How does one create a coloured footnote environment?

Is there any way to create coloured footnote environments? Or to edit the footnote environment so it creates coloured footnotes?
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Creating shapes like circle, rotated squares, and triangle without tikz

In the previous post, I got help with creating boxes with black borders and custom fills. How can I create other shapes like triangles, circles, rotated squares, etc. with custom fills. I do not ...
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Maintaining text colour change in a breakable tcolorbox

I try to maintain the current text colour in breakable boxes from tcolorbox, but the manual clearly states (see manual of the current version, section 15.2, page 292, version 3.34) • If your text ...
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Black border with tikz shapes

I have a tikz triangle to which I am trying to add the border. For some reason, I see the black border on two sides but not on the third. Can you please help me figure out why? Below is the MWE: ...
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Problem with align inside tabular environment when using xcolor

I'm trying to build a table with multiple numbered equations inside, hence I used the align environment. On the other hand, I need to color some cells, so I included the xcolor package with the table ...
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Boxes with black borders

I am here referring to an old post: Inline boxes: alternative to pifont's non-filled-but-shadowed box? For all the boxes, how can I define a black border? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article}% ...
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Pre-defined color cycles à la RColorBrewer?

When I have multiple line plots in pgfplots, the colors of the lines cycle through a few colors (my guess is the colors are blue, red, black and dark khaki) before repeating with different marks. See ...
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Cross-referencing on 2 kinds of end-footnotes (separated and with different coloured numbers)

In the beginning I used parnotes and endnotes to distinguish between the 2 seperated kinds of end-footnotes: Attention: to be able to compile the first "grey box" of trial code, one must download ...
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Classicthesis and LyX: Color of citation Author [#ID, p. 10]

I am using classicthesis with LyX. Usually, citations are colored in green. But when I choose the type Author [#ID, p. 10], that is, I add p. 10 in the Text afterwards box, the whole citation apart ...
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Fading effect in navigation bar

\hpagecolor[color1]{color2} changes the background color gradually from color1 on the left to color2 on the right. If only color2 is given, the background will be in that color, fading from left to ...
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Defining Moleskine paper colour

I use Moleskine journals and I really like the colour of the paper. I find it quite good for the eyes compared to the pure white, nonetheless I have no idea how to reproduce this color in LaTeX. An ...
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Adding background color to active sections of beamer sidebar

I have designed a theme for my beamer presentation which has sidebar in it. Now I want to add background color for active items in the sidebar. How can I do that? Following picture shows what I ...
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Problem with crosswords

While making a crosswords in LaTeX, I found out I am unable to do two things: A part of it must be blue. Two letters must be visible in the unsolved version. Can anybody tell me how to do these ...
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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 to save the current color in PGF/TikZ?

In TikZ/PGF, we can obtain the current line width using \pgflinewidth. Unfortunatelly there is no (as far as I know) \pgfstrokecolor, \pgffillcolor, \pgfstrokeopacity and \pgffillopacity. My main ...
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Documenting on code revisions

I have made modifications to a few files of a C++ program. I would like to document on these changes in a nice LaTeX report, by showing exactly what I modified and explaining why I did so. Since ...
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How to save the current colour

If I want to gray out large swaths of text in a report, I know that I can use the xcolor package's \color{black!50} command: How to change color for a block of texts? ...
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Is it possible to change the color character by character in Lyx?

I know that it is possible to change the color of blocks of text, however I seem to be having trouble changing it character by character. I know it is possible to do it in LaTeX, but I'm not sure if ...
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Problem with defining own sectioning with color gradient

I want to define a special sectioning type for my CV. But I have problem which I can't figure out myself. I got the following code which produces the section heading with a color gradient how I would ...
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How to colour multiple paragraphs?

I have a set of commands in my document's preamble that look like this: \newcommand{\nathaniel}[1]{\textcolor{blue}{[#1]}} \newcommand{\anotherAuthor}[1]{\textcolor{darkgreen}{[#1]}} They are to ...
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Listings: color numbers only out of keywords

With the listings package, I would like to color the integers out of strings and comments and out of keywords too. The question for coloring numbers has been asked several times. Some answer handle ...
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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How to color an entire algorithm environment in LaTeX?

The entire algorithm environment needs to be colored in blue. While this can be done in a report or article environment, I am unable to get it done in the IEEE Journal templates. @Masroor : Thanks ...
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Color fade a line in tikzpicture

I had already a similar question. I know now how to color fade rectangles. But I was trying now for almost an hour and I couldn't figure out how to do a fading for a line. \documentclass{article} ...
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Section heading in moderncv with color gradient

I'm creating a new CV using moderncv at the moment. But I'm modifying the package to get a (at least in my opinion) better fitting result. I'm looking for a way to make the section heading with a ...
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how to add color images in latex file

This is a follow-up of my previous question regarding loading image using latex command. @erik kindly informed me that latex only supports images in eps format. I converted my JPG file to an eps file ...
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Color gradient in tikzpicture from top to bottom corner

Is there the possiblity to make a color gradient in the rectangular box in the following example from the bottom left to the top right corner (both in linear or radial shape)? \documentclass{article} ...
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Stretched columns when trying to color individual cells

I'm trying to make a time plan for a project using tables in LaTeX but I've run into a small problem. The table below will look fine until I try to colour individual cells by adding ...
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Change background colour of toolbars in TeXstudio

With How do I change color settings in TeXStudio? and Anyone willing to share his/her custom dark theme for TeXstudio? I managed to change the colour of the editor (in this case to a darker theme to ...