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

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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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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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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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Changing colors of included cmyk jpg

I am trying to convert a pdf containing grayscale pictures and black text into shades of a single color in cmyk color space (for printing). I was thus very happy to learn, from a side remark in one ...
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Does it make sense to convert lightgray into cmyk for more legible printing results? Does this necessitate choosing a (different and) darker colour?

In my document I'm using the colour lightgray which looks nice on screen, but is barely decipherable when printed (with a BW-laser-printer). Using the xcolor pkg: Would it make sense to try and ...
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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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Color switches are problematic with footnotes, longtable and hyperref

When using the color package in its switch form (\color cf. \textcolor), things can get confused using certain packages, with footnotes, and with section headings. The section headings issue was ...
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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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TikZ Chromaticity Diagram

I'm trying to make a chromaticity diagram in tikZ, does anyone know how to make one? I want this My issue is not in forming the spectral locus that I can do, right now I'm only using three points ...
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grouped bar colors in pgfplots

I have a simple grouped bar chart but would like to have all group bars the same color. Currently each bar in a group is colored, possibly because of the way I have used addplot. I've tried to use a ...
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Is there a package for automating equation colorization?

I'd like to have the equation colorization process be somewhat semantic, i.e., I can still type equations or math the ordinary way, except they occur in an environment in which the colorization ...
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Latex - picture color and minted color

I'm using minted package. If logo (top-picture) contains green, code color change. \definecolor{codecolor}{RGB}{108,247,10} ...
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Why \nointerlineskip if background of Beamer-color frametitle is empty?

I'm trying to read the source of Beamer default outer theme (the file beamerouterthemedefault.sty). In line 144 there is this code: \defbeamertemplate*{frametitle}{default}[1][left] { ...
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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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How to color groups of bars in a graph, coming form an external file?

I have a graph displaying bars and error bars, the numbers comming from an external .dat, being simply black and white. And this is how I got there: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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tikzipicture have different arrow tip colors in pdf output and dvi output

i have the following mwe \documentclass[tikz,border=4pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[->,>=angle 45,scale=3,ultra thick] \draw[help lines] ...
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Problem with framelines in tables

I am having a problem with LaTeX at the moment, which I seem completely incapable of solving. I am trying to create a simple table which has 4 columns and (should have in the end) 36 rows, including a ...
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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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change math color except in titles in beamer

I have used \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=blue} to turn all my text in mathmode in blue. However I have also math in titles (and subtitles) and I would prefer the formulas to have the same color as ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer an 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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Background colour of LaTeX template

How to change the background colour of LaTeX file template? Not the output file. I have a white background and white font. So I am not able to see the text I am typing.
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XeTeX Arabic vowels

I would like to demonstrate declension in the Arabic language by coloring a single vowel or letter. I found some solutions to color a single letter, however the connections would break. So again I'm ...
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What is the default saturation for a beamerposter HTML colour?

I'm making a poster using beamerposter, with a background defined by a html colour code 682860. I am drawing my pictures in Inkscape, filling the background of the picture with the same colour code. ...
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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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prevent color from overlapsing cell border

All question I have looked to doesn't help me to solve my problem. Here's my code : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{color} ...
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Displaying authors in color bibtex

If I call a reference by \citet{xxx}, it appears in my document as Author [number], where the number appears in the color I defined in \hypersetup{citecolor=red} while Author and [] appear in black ...
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Using `\hhline` coloring cells of a table

Sorry for this simple question. I am trying to color some cells of my table. Unfortunately, if I color two neighbouring cells, the lines of the table disappear. I have found some questions about this ...
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Error message when using memoir and xcolor together

I'm running TeX Live 2013 on OS X (Mavericks) and I'm seeing a bizarre error when using memoir and xcolor together. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \title{A ...
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Why are my hyper references pink?

I have this in the heading of my document: \usepackage[unicode=true, colorlinks=true, linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} Yet the links look like this: Why the pink color ...
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Convert color SVG / PDF to greyscale, using hatching patterns

I have a couple of charts which are in PDF or SVG format. I want to embed them as figures, but I want to replace colors with different types of hatching patterns. Is it possible to do this with LaTeX? ...
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Packages multirow and columncolor give ugly stripes

I have two problems on one slide. This is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tabulary} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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floatfoot with ffigbox gives warning

I use a (I believe correct setup) of floatrow, to generate multiple subfigures, which uses \ffigbox and I would like to use \floatfoot to generate a longer text below the caption for the group of ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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Ref using \hyperref[]{}, no color

I am using the hyperref package and are currently trying to reference using: \hyperref[label]{text and \ref{something}} The ref works fine, however, my other ref's (using eg. \ref{tab:no1}) are set ...
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Filling a cell of the table with color and preserving the border

I used \cellcolor{} to fill the cell of my table. However, the black borders of the cell disappears. The tex viewer shows borders, but I don't see the borders when I open as a pdf. Can you help me ...
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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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Rounded corner box with shading (one side round corner box)

Is possible to get the one side round corner with shaded box through PSTricks? I am using the command \psframe[linewidth=0.5pt,framearc=6,fillstyle=solid, fillcolor=gray!30,linecolor=gray!30] and I ...
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psfrag labeling gets url and color?

I am using psfrag command to replace labels in eps with text inside latex. The labels are generated correctly but the images behave like hyperlinked and as result the labels are produced in the color ...
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Change the color of the “remark” environment in Beamer

I would like to change the color (bg and fg) of the remark environment in a Beamer document. I have setup my document using: \usetheme{AnnArbor} \usecolortheme{crane} I read in some other question ...
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Control Auctex Preview colors

In the Auctex Preview Appearance section in customize, it is possible to set "Preview Reference Face". This is the only place I can find where the colour of the small .png files created by Preview ...
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Beamer - setbeamertemplate to get one single shaded frame not working

I have this simple beamer code: \documentclass[compress,xcolor=pst,dvips]{beamer} \usetheme[hideothersubsections]{PaloAlto} \usecolortheme[RGB={12,97,23}]{structure} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Select colors to avoid dithering when printing document

I have some listings and some portions of text, that need (or at least i want them to have) a colored background. At the moment i'm using blue!5, which gives a nice color on the screen, but has the ...