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

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Color gradient filling along a path

I want to make the gradient color to follow the pipe curve below rather than to span from the left to the right. The following MWE shows the default behavior which is not what I'm looking for. ...
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Color RGB in LaTeX

Please, I'd like to use the blue color RGB (0,32,96) in LaTeX. How can I do this? I find this on the web: \definecolor{ultramarine}{rgb}{0.07, 0.04, 0.56} But it is not the right color I ...
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ConTeXt: Use url parameter to hyperlink bibliography title references

Background A technical design document includes a number of citations. It would be convenient to include hyperlinks to the cited documents in the bibliography. The bibtex entries include articles, ...
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Colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package

I want to get colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package, but the following code doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,listings} \begin{document} ...
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Problems with pattern color

Why in the following MWE in all shapes the pattern color is as in the first one regardless that it is defined differently? %%%% pattern-color \documentclass[tikz,border=5mm]{standalone} ...
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How to change the color of TOC part font using tocloft

I have customised my toc using tocloft for everything from chapter down to subsection, but I cant work out how to change the color of the part font, how do you renew this command? I have read the ...
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Coloring Arab suffix without losing connection

How can I change the color of Arab word endings without losing the connections? It's just ugly and loses readability. I'm using Tex Live 2012: arabxetex with xelatex but any package and/or engine is ...
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Arabic with colored vowels and colored suffix … possible?

is it possible to do this with XelaTex? (Im using texmaker): I already tried some of the suggestions posted here, for instance by using Arabtex. But I wanted to this with arabic type text and not ...
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Getting verbatim with soft grey background, as in tex.stackexchange

Given a verbatim as on below, \begin{verbatim} This is an awesome verbatim \end{verbatim} which is displayed with no background on the compiled pdf page : This is an awesome verbatim I would ...
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How to change color?

How to change the colour of the ball in which the item numbers are written?. Help me please.
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Coloured box around page number extending to border of page

My documentclass is 'scrreprt' with the option 'twoside' I would like to put a coloured box around the page numbers that extends to the right or left border of the page, without changing the width of ...
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Beamer background and text

I have provided a minimal example of the output I have shown below: \documentclass [compress]{beamer} \newcommand\Fontvi{\fontsize{6}{7.2}\selectfont} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{textpos} ...
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How can I color parentheses depending on the nesting level (like emacs' rainbow-delimiters)?

Is it possible to have a custom setup for lstlistings for LISP-like languages and have matching parentheses coloured with a same colour taken from a palette? What I am looking for is something like ...
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Coloured cells in Tabular printing over table lines [duplicate]

I'm using Tabular and XColor to color some cells of a table, but some of the coloured cells are "printed above" the lines of the table (see attached image, which shows part of the table). How could I ...
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Color Mixing/Overlapping Mechanism

Ideally I would imagine that if I overlap the red, yellow, blue three glasses, then I would see more or less a black color in the overlapped region. However by doing this in LaTeX, it seems I was ...
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Adding a different colored line to each row of a table

It is possible to get colored \hlines with the example provided below. However, there are several issues with this implementation: It needs a \newcommand for every color, which then has to be used ...
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error: option clash for package xcolor

When trying to load I get the error message 'Option clash for package xcolor'. I have already understood that this is because other packages I loaded before also automatically load this package. All I ...
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tcolorbox incompatibe with color package?

I am trying to add a tcolorbox into my Xelatex document but it does not seem to work. I tracked the problem to the color package which if disabled produces the box. However I need to use the color ...
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How to change the color of label after figure and table in the context?

I wanna write "Figure 1.1" in lyx. I can change the color of "figure" through text style>>customize, but the "1.1" always appears in black and I wanna have both of them in blue. How I can do ...
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Table of contents is red

The problem goes away in the minimal example I created if I remove this: \usepackage[colorlinks=true ,urlcolor=blue,urlbordercolor={0 1 1}]{hyperref} However, in my real document, I have links that ...
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two-coloured hyphenation

I want to teach a child reading German. For that purpose I want to produce texts in which the different syllables are marked in two different colours, a common technique to facilitate reading for slow ...
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Wrong string color in embedded code

My problem is that when I use the correct quotation marks ``'', lstset does not recognize strings in my code and thus does not color-code them. When I use standard double quotes "", the leading ...
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Background color across the entire textwidth for chapter headings - koma script

I have a very similar question to this old (and already answered) one: Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea However, the solutions provided there only work for ...
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Can I have a pgfgantt chart with different colors per bar?

I'm making a timeline for my thesis proposal using the pgfgantt package, and I'd like for each aim to use different coloured bars. Here's the current version. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to change the background color within a page

I have a one page document like below. I would like the background color would be green, then I would like change it to yellow. Is it possible? \documentstyle{article} \begin{document} ...
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TeX maker output Pdf File error [on hold]

In Texmaker, my output pdf file's some tex get less darker and some is proper darken text. Here is my file... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{array} ...
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Color of dash gaps in tabular and dash endpoint alignment?

I am using the \usepackage[table]{xcolor} and the \rowcolors{...}{...}{...} command to get rowwise alternating background colors in my tables. Now i wanted to have dashed vertical lines and came ...
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I cannot control SolutionColor in exam \shadedsolution

I would like to choose solution color shading (green), and tried the following \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Changing the colour of the text with itemize

I'm creating my own beamer theme. I can change the colour of the bullets using \setbeamercolor{}. But how can I change the colour of the text after the bullets? I would like to use it in a .sty file. ...
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color / xcolor bug – changing geometry

Can you reproduce this xcolor bug? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} $X_{a}^{b}$\par $X_{\color{red}a}^{b}$ \end{document} pdfLaTex, LuaLaTex, XeLaTex, all create the ...
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Change Color of Proof

I'm using the \begin{proof} of the amsthm package. And I want to change the color of everything in this environment. Currently, I use {\color{blue} \begin{proof} ... \end{proof}}. But I need to do ...
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Footline formatting - spacing and color of the shortitle

I am having trouble with the footline - I couldn't find the answer. How can I make the space between my name and affiliation (bottom left)? How do I change the color of "Introduction and ...
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how to change a colour of a specific word in a line?

Actually I want to change colour of specific word in a line in a presentation \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} What I have here \begin{itemize} ...
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What is the best approach regarding .cfg files for the LaTeX graphics bundle?

The manual for the 'graphics' LaTeX bundle includes instructions for setting up the right conditions for the use of colour and the inclusion of graphics in documents. For example, on page 2, it says ...
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Missing files with color (graphics) and xcolor packages?

I've tried this in the preamble: \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,svgnames,table]{xcolor} Obtaining this a demand for: tex\latex\xcolor\svgnam.def I checked, it wasn't in the xcolor folder downloaded ...
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Is there a way to iterate over all defined colors without mentioning them again?

Situation Let's say I have defined some colors. I'd like to produce a test page that functions as a color-key for developers. Example The defined colors colora, colorb, and colorc should be ...
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LaTeX: chapter & section title (background) colour

I wanted to make my chapter and ((sub)sub)section titles as follows (compiling by XeTeX-ing): White chapter title on background RGB 10,30,96 (defined as "ugentblauw") (Sub(sub))section title RGB ...
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Making an environment with the same text color as the background

I am looking to type up some solutions to math problems. However, I do not want someone who just looks at the document to be able to see the solution; I want the students to be able to see the ...
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Pdf text looks faded both on screen and on paper [duplicate]

Looking at the pdf generated from the latex code (I am using texmaker) it looks faded with respect to other pdf files I am use to read. I mean, the words are not as dark as the ones on the other ...
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Wrong color with hsb color series in xelatex

I tried to use hsb color series provided by xcolor package in the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} % example one ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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Plots and chapterspecific colors

I have a color switching function that looks like this \definecolor{chap1}{RGB}{68, 114, 148} \definecolor{chap2}{RGB}{10,130,124} \definecolor{chap3}{RGB}{250,72,46} ...
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Not colored digits after characters in lstlisting code

I am writing a LaTeX document with Verilog code and I would like to have colored digits in these occasions: simple digits (for example # 30) bus (for example [3:0]) binary or hex representation ...
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How to color diacritical marks?

I would like to have the diacritical marks stand out visually by being colored differently. For example, can I have â in which the circumflex is in red, and the 'a' is in black? When I use ...
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How to define a CMYK color using values between 0 and 255

I would like to define my own CMYK colors in LaTeX. I know that it can be done with the \definecolor{my_color_name}{cmyk}{c,y,m,k} command, but here, values between 0and 1 are used. The problem is ...
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Matrix change row or column background

I have a matrix shown below. I would like to have the whole row green rather than only the cells ... how can I do that? \begin{equation}\label{eq:appendrow} \newcommand\x{\times} ...
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Changing the color of a cell in a table

I used cellcolor to change the color of a cell in the table. But, for some strange reason, it doesnot color it completely. Why would that happen? Below is MWE: ...
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Coloring vs. adding a hatched pattern for table cells

I'm trying to come up with a nicely formatted work plan as a table, but the coloring of individual cells messes completely the row coloring of the table as the following code shows: ...
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Generate new or change a line color with Postscript notation

I'd like to use \psset{linecolor = blue!\mapDFVtoColor} whereas \mapDFVtoColor is defined as something like \def\mapDFVtoColor{20 40 add 3.5 div} Here's a bit longer but condensed example ...
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Coloring single cells in tabular

I've for a while tried to color single cells in a tabular enviroment. So far, I've tried the following \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{color, ...