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

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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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Included PDFs alter Beamer colors

I am compiling a Beamer presentation on Ubuntu using PDF figures output from Inkscape. The colors on certain slides are wrong. This appears to be caused by including certain figures, and based on my ...
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\selectcolormodel{gray} not applied to \draw

Today I found something weird. When I use \selectcolormodel{} in a TikZ drawing the model is only applied to \fill and not to \draw[fill=]. Does anyone know why? \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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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How to apply colour options to the contents of TikZ nodes when the content includes \sbox{}\usebox{}?

Thanks to Sašo Živanović for helping to identify the problem which arises as a result of my trying to apply options such as blue or text=blue to nodes within Forest trees which include turnstiles from ...
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Create PDFs that assume different colours on screen and on paper

Is there a way to make PDFs assume different colours when viewed on screen as opposed to when printed on paper? As an example, I am using the titlesec package to make section labels a fancy dark ...
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Why does \IEEEPARstart have conflict with \textcolor?

MWE: \documentclass[journal,twoside]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \textcolor{red}{ \IEEEPARstart{L}orem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. ...
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\maxsizebox resets color in TikZ \node

While trying to fix an issue in menukeys I think I found a possible bug in adjustbox: It seems to reset the text color in the node. In the following picture all words in the first line should be red, ...
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Function to create a Chapter color

I am writing a project for a course and I want to make each Part's Chapters' first page to have a different color on the side. This is my code. (I put % (comment) in the problem for the code to run.) ...
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Color a subset of digits in SIUNITX

I am writing a presentation with Beamer, where I show the benchmarks of a program I wrote. This involve comparing a lot of number coming from different sources. These numbers can differ only in the ...
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'parula' colormap in pgfplots

I try to implement 'parula' Matlab colormap in pgfplots drawings. Here is the MWE for that palette with 10 points for interpolation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ ...
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Bad interaction between xcolor and chronosys package

I use the excellent chronosys. For some reason all of my colored charts became black. After a protracted debugging exercise I traced this to the use of HTML as one model in the xcolor package. Am I ...
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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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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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Specifying Colors Per Page

Using the leaflet package, I am trying to create a flyer for a document. I have specified the background color NavyBlue for pages 1, 2, 4, and 5. Unfortunately, the default text color, black, is ...
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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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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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alternate row colors for only some columns

I'd like alternating row colors for only specific columns (and in a perfect world, also only a subset of rows), with a table using multirow and multicolumn. I've found that putting \rowcolor{COLOR} ...
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Ensure black/white pages are recognized as such by printer

How can I ensure that the pages I print in black and white with pdflatex are recognized as black and white by a printer in my PDF and not as mixed from CMYK colors? My question arises because my ...
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How do I change the color of the color below the header?

I want the color of number 2 to be the same as the color of number 1. This is the code that I've used: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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speckled colors in latex

I saw last week a presentation that was made with keynote and which was showing cells filled with speckled colours. Is there a way to get speckled colours in latex/beamer ? Until now I was only able ...
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Highlight first rows and first columns of a pgfplotstable

I'm trying to change the background color of the cells FOO and BAR and also the ones with the values (1 and 2) in the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Draw a matrix with Latex

I did a matrix with Latex, but I do not know how how to do the colored square. Any idea please? Thank you \documentclass{article} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{collcell} ...
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Sphere shading in cmyk colours

I'm trying to make a sphere in cmyk colours. In rgb, the spheres are nicely overlapping as expected. Is the solution using @Christian Feuersänger suggestion here? \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Table cell pattern of colors

With \cellcolor one can set the background color of a cell. I use this in documenting a communication protocol to indicate the type of the value in a certain field, say green is type X and blue is ...
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Wrong color figures in pdf output

I am composing a large number of pdf figures with includegraphics that contain pixel graphics with xelatex. The individual figures are themselves compiled with xelatex using includegraphics. As the ...
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Using Listings Package: the Colour of the Text After the Listing is the same as that of the Identifiers Inside the Listing

So I have some LaTeX which looks like \usepackage{graphicx,bm,times, hyperref, amsmath, listings, xcolor, enumitem} \lstset{language = C++} \lstdefinestyle{customcpp}{ ...
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tabularnewline incompatible with rowcolors

I have a huge table I am editing with LyX I tried to use rowcolors to have alternate row colors but it does not work This looks like to depend on the use of \tabularnewline instead of \\ The ...
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Ink usage of white text background

I am working on a project that contains a lot of colorboxes and floats with background color. This consumes a lot of ink, which makes me consider making a separate copy available that uses transparent ...
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Cells in tabu move vertically when \color begins the cell

When I use \color in the beginning of a cell in tabu, the contents of the cell are shifted downwards: The issue does not occur when there is any character in front of the \color, but a \null does ...
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Listings - Getting the colors right for custom language

I have lots of bookkeeping transactions that I would like to typeset in a color coded format. I am using the listings package to accomplish what I want. I tried the following code. ...
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Python console code with minted

I am using minted to highlight source code in my document. I have defined \definecolor{codeyellow}{RGB}{255,251,204} \newminted{python}{linenos,breaklines,frame=lines,bgcolor=codeyellow} in the ...
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How to place a color gradient text node inside a tikzpicture (absolute positioning)

I want to put a color gradient to a "Desired Text Only" but then I want to be able to position it inside a tikzpicure. I already checked this thread describing a way to put gradient color to a section ...
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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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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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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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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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Colouring in-line text within verbatim environment

I wish colour some selected text within the verbatim environment. These texts may not occupy a whole line, but rather be a small part of a line. An illustration is given below. Say for example, in ...
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texmaker commenting in math mode colors

Can you set the color of comments in math mode to be grey like normal comments? For instance \begin{array}{cl} \min & \tr XBX^T \\ \text{s.t.} & |Xe-2e|^2=0, \\ & ...
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Using color in expex gives “Missing \cr” error

Update: The expex developer, John Frampton, has added color functionality to a pre-release version. Those interested in beta-testing should email him for the code. Original Question: Trying to print ...
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Automatically coloring entries in toc if they contain only default images

Introduction I am working on a document with many images named in it. These images get inserted into the .pdf if they are located at the folder I told LaTeX to look in. If there is no such image it ...
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Color the text of an item while using task

i am using task to make multiple columns, now I would like to color the text including the index. I have been able to color the text but not the index as follows \begin{tasks}[counter-format ...
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How to color numbers in certain parts of a lstlisting

So, I'm a student and my teacher posted this kind of "how to make XML look cool in LaTeX". We were using it in class but I noticed some errors. For example, when printing numbers inside the labels ...
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Device CMYK Color ratio should be need by default pdf output

I am using xelatex. My need is by default pdf output should be DeviceCMYK color throughout the file. But I can't get this by default xelatex pdf output. MWE: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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xcolors cellcolor overlays tikz background

I'm using mdframed with the tikz option to define my own environment. Unfortunately, if I'm using a tabularx environment with xcolor's \cellcolor command, it is overlaying the header of my box. ...
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Customizing the tabular environment — \rowcolor without \\ causes problem in the next tabular — bug in colortbl?

I boiled down the problem to much more simple MWE. See the update below. I tried to customize the tabular environment to make it easy to use a coherent style throughout my thesis. I wanted for the ...
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Add a color for a specific class

I have the following C# Code public class MeasurementData { #region Public Properties public int ADC { get; set; } public double Latitude { get; set; } public double Longitude { get; ...