{highlighting} is about highlighting document elements. Use this tag in addition to other tags specifying what should be highlighted.

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Color highlighting text and environments in LyX

I am using LyX 2.0.5 with document class article and 'Theorems (AMS)' in the modules. I am wondering if it is possible to make it so that the titles of different environments will be highlighted in ...
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How to adjust the beamer block width to the size of its content?

I would like to define a nice beamer block environment with the following properties a) it is always centered on the slide (horizontally) b) it is only slightly longer than its content The aim is to ...
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How can I highlight text before a character with listing?

All is in the title. I would like to add a color to the text before a character with listing package. For example, I would like to add a color to text between the beginning of a line and : or =, in a ...
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Annotating tables

I'm trying to annotate a table by highlighting and annotating the final column, yet once I use the\tabnode together with coloring I get misalignment. Either the content of the cell marked with ...
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Impossible to select text and, then, autoformat it with Emacs+AUCtex

With Emacs+AUCTeX, I was able to select text (with the shortcut CTRL+SPACE) and, then, format this text. For example, it was possible to select a sentence (the text is highlighted) and to press C-c ...
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How to get listings that both feature line breaking of long identifiers and keywords highlighting?

I'm currently writing a book chapter in bioinformatics, and I would like to provide my readers some useful command lines to invoke recent software. To that purpose, I'm using the listings package to ...
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After changing Kate's LaTeX syntax highlighting file, syntax highlighting for LaTeX can not be selected anymore in Kile

I wanted to adapt the Kate LaTeX Syntax Highlighting file (in my case: /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml), to have a different highlighting in Kile, as in the answer to disable syntax ...
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How can you highlight a C compiler directive spanning multiple lines?

In my \lstset{...} I have morecomment=[l][{\color[rgb]{0.1, 0.2, 0.8}}]{\#}, which I've seen used to give preprocessor commands colour. This works just fine but I'd like to get multi-line macros to be ...
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How to automatically color a string that starts by a specific character (@)?

Using the memoir class, I'm looking for a way to automatically color any string that starts whith an @ character, whether it be in the main text or in a footnote. Any idea how to do that? Update : I ...
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Improving the POV definition in the listings package

I'm attempting to create a language definition in the listings package that mimics exactly the syntax highlighting in POV-Ray 3.6 for Windows (http://www.povray.org/download/). Here is a screenshot ...
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How can I highlight an interactive GAP session just like so?

Suppose I want to typeset a screen session in some programming language (GAP in my case, but it could be Python, BASH, or something else with an interactive read prompt just as well). So on my screen, ...
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How to highlight all identifiers starting by '@'?

I would like to highlight any expression made of letters and that starts with one @. The use of moredelim=*[s][\color{blue}]{@}{\ } works only in case like @name is followed by one space. The ...
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How to get more than 3 levels of nesting in mdframed environments?

Before I get to many of "don't do this as it does not look good", I have two modes of my documents: Final mode: where there is ONLY one level of nested mdframed Review mode: where there are numerous ...
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Beamer Frame is displayed wrong

i made a Code for alerting through a frame. It adds an empty (just looks empty very light text) frame in front of the greyed out frame (Picture below). It only appears to add a frame, if i use ...
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Texworks syntax highlighting not working on windows 8 and 8.1

any latex code I want to view in TexWorks 0.4.5 r.1280 (Miktex 2.9) won't show the syntax highlighting. It compiles just fine but everything line is written in black. On very long documents the ...
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Advanced use of listings package [closed]

I am a PhD student in A.I. that is using the listings package to render its code snippets. I am trying to define a language environment for Drools - a quite famous Production Rules System - that is ...
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How to highlight an entire paragraph?

I'd like to highlight paragraphs such that the highlight color appears as one whole rectangle underlying the entire paragraph. I have looked around but nothing gives me the desired effect so far. For ...
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Why is it that coloring in soul in beamer is not visible

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{soul,color} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \hl{Hello World} \end{frame} \end{document} I process this with pdflatex and I do not see the expected highlight. ...
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Beamer: highlighting text with colored background through which surrounding text can be seen

On some slides I'd like to highlight some text by using a colored background, like so: I've exaggerated the width of the border around the text in this example to indicate the effect I want. I ...
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Highlighting in tabular environment

I am trying highlight a row of matrices in a tabular environment. However, the left brackets of the matrices are gone. And I don't know how to fix this. In addition, how can I highlight 2 elements ...
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Hobby path realization in convex hull approach

Motivation In the answer Highlight a group of nodes in a tikz tree, Jake suggested combining the convex hull approach from padded boundary of convex hull with the hobby path and I was really ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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Indented Code Blocks Have no Background Color When Generating PDF

As the title says, when I run: pandoc -o book.pdf book.md The code blocks show up in monotype font but with no background color. I've also tried all styles using --highlight-style with no success. ...
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Change selection color in TeXShop

I'm working with TeXShop (Mac OS) and I want to change the color of text selection. If I want to search for special words with CMD+F, the program highlights the text in a light gray color... Every ...
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tikz node with listing environment

I'm trying to create a c++ class hierarchy. Each node in the hierarchy is a class description with code listing in it and multiple nodes are connected by lines and arrows depicting the hierarchy. I'm ...
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How to highlight table rows by colors in Beamer

I would like to highlight rows in tables, in rowwise, that is I would like to highlight row 1 in red, then make row 1 in black but row 2 in red, etc. How can I manage to do so in Beamer?
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Issues and potentiality of the tikzmark macro: dynamic box adaptation

Since I discovered the tikzmark macro I've been enthusiastic about it. I think that it is possible to distinguish at least two versions of the command: a basic one (two examples: ...
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How can I typeset LaTeX source code with this very specific syntax highlighting? [closed]

I want to put some LaTeX source code in my PDF output with the style like this: Color in text mode is white, in math mode is yellow and in comments is grey. For control sequences, I divide it into ...
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Making comments stand out when using Sweave and R

Is there any way to bold or highlight all comments when using Sweave? Maybe a command to make all lines starting with # be bolded? <<>>= # I want this to be bold automatically @
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Code highlighting for imported source files

I have several source code files that I would like to include in my document. I know that I can use verbatiminput to get the lines from the file, and use lstlisting to highlight the code, but I ...
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Misplaced \noalign error in table, but only when using include{}

I am using xtable() in R to create a LaTeX table that I import into a .rnw file via \input{}. As documented here, I am attempting to highlight rows conditional upon a certain value of one variable. ...
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Table using booktabs and cellcolor looks ugly

When using \cellcolor in a booktabs table, I find that the output is not really appealing: I don't really care that the colored cell does not touch the lines above and below (cf. Coloring columns ...
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Allow line breaks in highlighted text [duplicate]

When I highlight a bit of text using \colorbox, it prevents line breaking. How does one give tex permission to break lines? Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} ...
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Underline text with background (soul and ulem nesting)

I'm using soul's \hl to set background for the paragraph parts and ulem's \uline to underline text. The problem is what I cant underline text for text with background. Initial doc: ...
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TeXstudio: How to highlight text in \emph or \textit command, for example?

Is there a way to configure TeXstudio so that emphasized text will display in the editor in italics, for example: \emph{some text} The custom highlighting seems to apply only to environments or ...
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Highlight smallest number in table

I would like to highlight the smallest number in each row. How would I go about doing this. In the following for example, would like to highlight 3 and 3. \documentclass{article} ...
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Indicate an “added entry to the index” in the main text

I'm writing a text with many index entries: Variable $\Kappa$\index{Kappa@$\Kappa$} is used to ... I'd like to see a hint in the main text, that an entry was added to the index. I tried using ...
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Highlight, textcolor, and boldface simultaneously

I would like some portion of the text to have all three features but it's not compiling. It works two at a time but not with all three. \hl{\textbf{foo}} \hl{\textcolor{red}{foo}} ...
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How to emphasize the character '&' within a listing?

How do I emphasize with the listings package the column separators in a tabular environment? This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Color lines in source code that is embedded in LaTeX

I am looking for a way to mark some lines in a source code sample that will be integrated into my LaTeX code. I already found solutions to embed source code and have syntax highlighting like this ...
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Is TeX the only document creator with syntax highlighting? [closed]

Is there any other document creator software other than TeX (word processor, DTP, webapp etc.) that can include syntax highlighted source code in a number of programming languages? For me it seems ...
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How to make \hl (highlighting) to automatically place incompatible commands in \mbox?

The soul package provides a useful command \hl for highlighting text. However, \cite, \ref, and some other commands (maybe equations too) must be placed within an \mbox in order for \hl to work ...
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How to highlight important parts (with a gray background)

In the below link http://www.math.uiowa.edu/~goodman/algebrabook.dir/bookmt.pdf the author highlights anything which is important using a greyish color background. For example, if you see ...
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XML highlighting - different style for attributes

I need to highlight syntax in my LaTeX presentation, so i've found this answer: XML syntax highlighting \lstdefinelanguage{XML} { morestring=[b]", morestring=[s]{>}{<}, ...
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Grey box around the text [duplicate]

I have to write a newenvironment, which plots a grey box around the text. I can't decide which package I should be use. I am writing a dissertation and I want that some text sections have a grey box ...
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Using latexdiff to highlight changes: alternatives for soul?

I am using latexdiff to create a pdf that highlights changes between two .tex along with hg diff latex, so as to use with Mercurial. However, the problem is that the the strikethrough formatting ...
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How to make a semi - shading stripe in resume with LaTeX

I want to make some semi-shading strips in resume to highlight each field, like this image: However, the template code which I use is as below: \newcommand{\resitem}[1]{\item #1 \vspace{-2pt}} % ...
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How to highlight words or sentences? [duplicate]

I would like to create something similar to . To begin with, I would like to create a rounded and background-colored highlight of a word (or a short series of words). What package should I use ? ...
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lstlisting: Syntax highlighting for C++ like in Editor?

i want to insert some C++ code into my thesis and i tried tons of options to make the code look like in my editor. Here is what i have so far: \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} ...
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\citep not working if natbib is in the master file

I am building a thesis with a master file and some included files. For example, let say master.tex contains \include{chap1}. The \citep command does highlight in master.tex but not in chap1.tex. I ...