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

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Let TeXStudio highlight chords (e.g. \[F#]) in songs package

I wrote a chordbook with songs package and I would really like that TeXStudio highlights the chords. The syntax is like: Oh fre\[F#]edom In the file in <user>\AppData\Roaming\texstudio\songs....
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make soul highlight span lines

The \hl command from the soul package highlights spans of text with a backround color when color is loaded. When used on longer spans of text, some inter-line spacing remains uncolored, which is ...
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BibLaTeX: Highlight Self-References

I am looking for a way to highlight references to my own previous publications using BibLaTeX (alphabetic cite and bibliography style), for example by using double brackets as citation marks in the ...
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how can I highlight text with the following effect

how can I highlight text with the following effect? The darkness of the color indicates the importance of the text.
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Inline verbatim with line breaks, colored font and highlighting

I'd like to be able to use inline verbatim text with the following features: Line breaks, as provided for example by package spverbatim, command \spverb; Colored font, as provide by package color; ...
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beamer: how to label an equation with \alert in its \tag?

I would like to \alert an equation tag, then refer to it in another overlay. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \only<1>{ My equation reads: ...
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hf-tikz package: error with custom colors and overlay in beamer class

Consider the following MWE from here: Solution with the hf-tikz package \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern,amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage[beamer]{hf-tikz} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{...
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Highlight text in editor window (Texstudio)

I am trying to highlight some text in the editor window (like WinEdt does). For example, by typing: \textbf{some text} I would like to have the phrase "some text" in bold in the editor window, ...
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Highlight first occurence of reference in text

I'm working on a LaTeX template for our institute. The guidelines dictate an unusual style when referencing figures, equqations or tables. The frist time, they are mentioned in the text, they have to ...
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Stepwise edge hightlighting (tikz) doesn't work with template [closed]

I'm just now working on a written paper for a presentation I've given and would like to reuse the graphs developed for the slides. Unfortunately the template given for the paper somehow screws with my ...
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Loading babel with the 'hungarian' (magyar) option breaks 'pygments' code highlighting

Given the following TeX file everything works as expected: the (Hungarian) text Árvíztűrő Tükörfúrógép typesetted as expected and the code snippet also formatted brilliantly. \documentclass{article} \...
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Highlighting of $…$ syntax in WinEdt 9

In WinEdt 8.0 the text within dollar signs $...$ in the .tex file was highlighted by using a different background color than the rest of the text. I installed WinEdt 9.0 and this effect is no longer ...
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Highlighting text with ulem package

Consider the following minimal example (taken from this answer): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{ulem} \newcommand\hl{\bgroup\markoverwith {\textcolor{yellow}{\rule[-.5ex]{...
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Kile - syntax highlighting of new command

I made the following changes to my /usr/share/kde4/apps/katepart/syntax/latex.xml file for Kile: in the <highlighting><contexts> section, I added the line <StringDetect String="\lm{"...
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Highlight text using alltt

I am trying to create this effect: (without red underlines, I did this example with Word that emphasizes the words he doesn't know in red). I used the package alltt this: \begin{alltt} text ...
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Warnings and errors highlighting when compiling in Bash environment

I'm processing a large document, using Latexmk in a Bash environment. It would be very helpful if error and warning messages were somehow highlighted or coloured, in order to facilitate spotting them. ...
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Annotate the table row highlighted by Tikzmark in Beamer

Here is my situation: I am using \tikzmarkin to highlight relevant rows of a results table in my Beamer slide deck. I want to put annotations to the right of the row highlight, so that hypothesis ...
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Can I copy text with syntax highlighting

Is there a way to copy LaTeX text out of TeXstudio with syntax highlighting? Will include some macros and small portions of LaTeX in a presentation (Powerpoint) and want to get it as readable as ...
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How can I make listings look like minted?

Up until now I used the listings package for my code-listings. Today, I tried minted and I'm pleased with the default look. Since I'd have a lot to do to switch from listings to minted at this stage ...
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problem with highlighting single words with adobe reader in iPad

It seems awful that I can't highlight an individual word in adobe reader in ipad. Selecting words are done randomly. In some cases, it does highlight an individual word whereas in other cases, it ...
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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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Kerning issue in soul \hl with \emph

The text is little squashed when using \hl with \emph, but only with particular words which makes me think this is a kerning issue? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{soul} \...
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Highlight asterisk in lstlisting

I would like to emphasise the asterisk used in \begin{equation*} in lstlisting. I have tried using emph, also including the alsoletter macro, but it doesn't work. Why not? \documentclass{article} \...
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Highlight a group of nodes in a tikz tree

To make it simple, I want to highlight a group of tikz nodes like in the following picture It was borrowed from the JLatexEditor. I would like to know which Tikz commands I can use to do the job in ...
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Highlighting some nodes of a TikZ binomial tree

In this binomial tree I have 4 columns of nodes. I want the entire last column to be highlighted with light blue, and perhaps a border around this highlighting. Something like a opaque blue-ish ...
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Piecewise highlighting in beamer presentation

I would like to do the following with beamer: All items of an itemize environment should be displayed in gray. The current item should be highlighted in black while all others remain grayed out, but ...
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JavaScript ES6 Code highlighting

I'm using the latest minted to highlight my sourcecode. I've got a lot of code listings using ES5 and ES6 javascript features but minted is lacking a lot of them still. What can I do to get proper ...
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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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Emphasizing all occurrences of given word in document

Please forgive my naivety, but I have a fairly large TeX document and I was hoping that there was an easy way to do the following. I can create code blocks in the text using the following: \begin{...
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How to remove highlighting color?

How would you remove highlighting color from LaTeX with one command? I have used the soul package with its command \hl.
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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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Streamline use of Highlight in text and equations

I have been highlighting certain parts of text in order to make it easier for me to search through a long document to find parts that need expanded on or some sort of work is left to do; however, I've ...
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How can I highlight elements in a matrix?

I'm about to use this diagram to make computing 3x3 determinants clear and easy for my students. I tried to add this picture to my lecture but it's blurred due to the bad quality of the picture. So i ...
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LuaLaTeX, luacode and highlighting syntax [duplicate]

One thing prevent me to use luacode environment even for short code is that the lua code is not highlighted in a latex document. Does anyone knows how to have both syntax highlighted ? I use simple ...
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How to include Matlab code into LaTeX in colour? [duplicate]

I need Matlab code, e.g. the one here, in LaTeX and in colour (the comment is green, for/if/else/end is blue). % super cooles Programm i = 1 for i = 1:10 if i > 3 i=i+2 else ...
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Highlighting a .diff file

Is there a way to highlight the syntax of a diff file (i.e. by using the listings package)?
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How to make TeXstudio recognize \DeclarePairedDelimiter declaration

I'm using TeXstudio as editor because I think it provides the best features among other software I tried (namely Kile and TeXworks), especially about highlighting, autocompletion and spell checking. ...
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Where is TeXworks' syntax-pattern.txt file (on windows 7)?

I was trying to change my TeXworks editor's background to black, some suggested it is possible to edit this file : ~/.TexWorks/configuration/syntax-pattern.txt but I could not locate this .txt file....
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Highlight selected references with asterisk

I'm using Biblatex/Biber with the phys style. I would like to highlight selected references in the text with an asterisk, i.e. the number should be marked. A \cite{key1,highlightedkey,key2} should ...
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How to customize a kbordermatrix

To the matrix given below, I would like to add the following two features: A downarrow centered below the text "Column j." Highlight the entry a_{ij}. How might I achieve this? \documentclass{...
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How can I highlight something inside a listing? [closed]

I need to call attention to parts of code that don't get highlighted as keywords, strings, etc. inside a listing. I've found a few relevant questions on TeX.SE I and tried to apply the solutions ...
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highlighting RTL text - ulem with bidi and color

following this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48549/22969, I tried this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \...
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gb4e: Highlighting examples

In a presentation of a colleague I saw that his examples were displayed in a filled grey square (he used powerpoint). This impressed me, because it highlighted the examples in a subtle and modest way. ...
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How to highlight tree levels

How can i highlight tree levels to be some thing like that... I've drawn my tree with this code \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Box highlighting of text with rounded corners and hyphenation support

I used tcolorbox to highlight text some text in paragraphs, it seems to work smoothly, but it disables text hyphenation, that the highlighted piece fo text cannot be start somwhere at one line and ...
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Visually highlighting symbolic material

I have a diagram in which I need to indicate the difference between symbolic mathematics and English words (potentially to someone who doesn't know about it): Colour works beautifully for making ...
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Highlight every occurrence of a list of words?

In order to revise a draft, and identify related sections, I would like to identify similar words (by color of text, highlight, underline, or otherwise) according to topic. For example, I would like ...
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Is there a good definition for highlighting PHP code in listings?

Does someone have a good definition for highlighting PHP code with the listings package?
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Adding Keywords to Existing Language for Listings Package

I would like to add more keywords to an existing language definition so that when I use \begin{lstlisting} ... \end{lstlisting}, the new keywords are highlighted along with the predefined ones. This ...
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How can I typeset PowerShell code with the listings package?

I'm currently creating my diploma thesis, and used PowerShell to do some of the described work. I'd like to also put some of this code into the thesis and would therefore like to have syntax ...