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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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Can we color and rotate a cube?

I want to present a cube to illustrate, and I want to color four of its sides. The colors will be blue, red, green and yellow; the two remaining sides should be clear or white or, perhaps, black. In ...
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How to use grey text so that it prints nicely on a B&W laserprinter?

In my latex document, I have a chart (created through matplotlib, and saved as .pdf file), where I put some text in grey. This is fine when looking at the paper PDF onscreen (its a vector image, so ...
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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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How to improve color consistency of bitmap pictures from native format to target pdf file?

For the first time I am concerned about proper rendition of pictures for the draft of a document with artistic content. I use the basic macro below to embed the pictures. The pictures are in .jpg ...
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Full colored Triangle and Circle in Metapost

The question may be trivial, but I need your help, to draw a full colored triangle and circle (where the triangle will be inside the circle). Here is my file pic_1.mp: input gjktc.mp; u:=1mm; ...
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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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Change the color model of an included pdf

Say I have a pdf file foo.pdf that I want to include in my bla.tex document via \includegraphics{foo.pdf}. Say that foo.pdf is a colored document and that I need bla.pdf to be in gray levels. How can ...
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Color legend in Y axis

I have the following multiple y-axis plot that results in the image on the top image. However, I want to add a sort of legend in each of the Y axis, similar to what I manually drew in the bottom ...
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center image when's bigger than textwidth

I have an image that is larger than the line width and I want to center it and I also want to have a colored frame around. I can get this two things done one at the time, but don't know how to achieve ...
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Colorize external pictures using pdflatex

I have several greyscale-pictures that I would like to get colorized within pdflatex (so it will be automatically colorized to a given color, from black-to-white lets say black-to-red). Is there a ...
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Color and efficient vector graphics

I want to use complex monocolor vector graphics but I would like to be able to specify the color inside my latex source. Solutions : Use a pdf, but I can't specify the color afterwards. Perhaps a ...
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Table with small circles on each intersection/corner

I'm a LyX user and have a small question - How do I incorporate to my a document a table consists only of the numbers {0,1}, with borders between the cells, and with small colored circles on the ...
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Pros and cons: pdflatex+gs vs gs+pdflatex

I need to be producing two versions of documents I deal with: colour and grayscale. Of course the real issue are images. I'm not the author of the documents nor the images, I'm only the typesetter. ...
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Included pdf (wallpaper, or includegraphics) has different colors [duplicate]

Edit: Duplicate-clickers, please read on - I believe this case is different, for the following reasons: a) As I said in original post, I am not printing with Acrobat, but using Skim and Mac OSX ...
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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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Coloring a black and white PDF graphic

I have a graphic in PDF format (originally converted from an SVG) that is monochromatic (black on white). Is it possible using TikZ or PSTricks but not (Illustrator or Inkscape) to include this image ...
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Convert eps images to b/w

In Windows XP, I would like to convert a coloured .eps to black and white. If, instead of converting the .eps, I could do it for the resulting .dvi document which contains the .eps I would still be ...
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Switching color and grayscale mode for \includegraphics

Suppose I have a document that includes a lot of colorful PDFs. Now I'd like to easily switch between "color" version and "greyscale version". I'm aware of \DeclareGraphicsRule, but I think this needs ...
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Change color in finished pdf file

Suppose I have a finished PDF file, say a figure generated from some software, where the ink is black. I would include it in a document. Suppose I want to include it in a beamer presentation with ...
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Create PDF with images in black and white

I have a LaTeX document with several black and white, gray value, and color images. When creating a PDF with pdfLaTeX I get a PDF where I am not sure if the embedded black and white images are ...
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How to change white background of an included PDF to transparent

I have an external 100 pages PDF document (not created by pdflatex) that I \includegraphics page-wise into a beamer presentation. The external PDF document employs white as page color, but I need the ...
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(TikZ or xcolor) lighten color

I am plotting some simple stuff using TikZ like circles and lines. They are colored. I know the color I want to plot with but would like create a new color that is a lighter version of the old. ...
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How do I make sure images are CMYK?

I am submitting a paper to a conference in a few days and just noticed they require all images to be in CMYK color space. Is there a quick easy way to check if they are? And if they are not, is ...
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1answer
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Filling polygons with color

Is there any good tutorial/approach in LaTeX for drawing polygons filled with color? EDIT: I would like to use pdfLaTeX interpreter
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What colors are good to use for graphs and figures in scientific publications that print well in black and white?

This question is not TeX specific. When creating scientific documents with graphs and figures, what colors are good to use such that they help the reader understand the figure but will also print well ...
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Does anybody know a good source of (free) ornaments, decorations, frames, backgrounds etc.?

I'd like to prepare a "fancy" typographical project, more interesting visually than a "boring" black-on-white text. I'm not very talented at drawing, though, so I'd like to ask about a place to find ...
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Is it possible to invert/substitute the colors of included graphics?

I want to use the beamer package with a white on black style to create presentations. I included a simple switch to choose black on white for printout. Is there any possibility to also invert the ...
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Inkscape → PDF → includegraphics → XeLaTeX → changed colors

I have an SVG file, which I have made/edited with Inkscape. I want to include this image in my thesis. The svg file is here: http://brussense.be/temp/theSVG.svg (because Inkscape uses a non-standard ...
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Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color?

I'm including a number of PDF images in my document using \includegraphics. I'm wondering if there's a way for LaTeX to adjust their color profile, hopefully the same way it can flip images upside ...
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Small (1cm) colored bar from top to bottom on left side of document title page?

How can I add a small (1cm) colored bar from top to bottom on the left side of my document title page?
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stripe pattern tikz manual chapter 78

Interleaving two colors in a stripes pattern Aim: coloring a shape (rectangle, circle, etc.) in two interleaving colors with the aid of patterns. One solution would be the definition of four ...
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Why aren't my included graphics properly colored?

When I include graphics in my document, the colors are always converted to grayscale, which is very unfortunate as I depend on the colors in the images. I use LaTeX => PS => PDF for creating my ...
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Conflict between color, graphicx and libertine

Compiling the following with pdflatex (TeXLive 2009/Debian on Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx") \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifpdf} \ifpdf \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} % ...
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Apply gradient (shading) background to algorithm listing

Background A number of source files are included within floating algorithm boxes. The source files are PNG images with a transparent background. The document is edited using LyX. Problem The source ...
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Change float background colour

Background Including images within Algorithm floats. The images are trimmed to size automatically by a batch file. Problem In the following portion of the PDF, Listing 1.1 has a lot of space to the ...
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How to use the color package with dvips option together with the graphicx package?

I have a problem with the bounding box of my graphics. Example 1 below, where I only include a PNG image works fine. Example 2 below, where I also have \usepackage[dvips]{color} in order to include ...
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Seamless background of subfigure bodies, but not captions

I have 3 sub-figures: \begin{figure} \subfloat[Apple]{ \includegraphics{apple} } \subfloat[Orange]{ \includegraphics{orange} } \subfloat[Cherry]{ ...