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

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Highlight environment by setting a gray background color

The title explains everything. I have a theorem with ntheorem and want to highlight it with a gray background color. What would be the easiest way to achieve this?
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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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Using soul with indirect formatting applied

I am using the soul package to underline omitting the descenders. It seems that passing the following as a parameter works fine \textit{special text} but if the \textit is applied indirectly via ...
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How can I highlight JSON string values but not attributes?

example { "name" : "alan", "alias" : "nala" } If I use morecomment=[s][\color{red}]{"}{"}, How can I highlight JSON string values (on the right side) but not the attributes (left side)?
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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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pass “global” options to minted/fancyvrb

Is there a way to override default options for the minted environment, rather than having to specify them for each and every snippet of code ? In other words, is there an equivalent to listings's \...
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Using keywords including a dot in the name with the listings package

I am using the listings package which works like charm in most cases. I tried to define new languages for my needs with the help of morekeywords options in \lstset, but entering special keywords ...
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Highlight a prompt with the listings package

I use the listings package to typeset a series of commands in the language Octave (a free clone of Matlab) in my lecture notes. Most of the command lines look like this: octave:1> A=eye(4) A = ...
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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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Emacs / AUCTeX — Customization of keyword highlight syntax

font-lock-keyword-face is used by AUCTeX for all keywords, and I have not been able to find a way to create a new keyword that is a different color. I have defined the foreground of font-lock-keyword-...
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How to color over/underline, or other ways to highlight substituted expressions in proofs?

I desire to "highlight" in equational proofs the expressions that are substituted for or transformed in each successive step. Since an expression may be transformed in both the prior step and the next ...
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Markup Haskell sources in complex structured document with `lhs2TeX`

Simple task Suppose there is a example.tex file with Haskell listings: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \DefineVerbatimEnvironment{code}{Verbatim}{fontsize=\small} \begin{document} \...
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How to shade or highlight the upper or lower triangular part in a matrix?

How can I shade or highlight the lower (or upper) triangular part of a matrix in some color like Q above?
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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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Issue with soul and nested macros

I'm using package soul to highlight text, for example with \hl{some text}. It works nicely in general, but when the text contains other macros, soul simply skips it. For example: \usepackage{soul} \...
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How to write the beautiful code as follows

I want to know how to generate the following beautiful code, including fonts, colors, line, and the figure description. I think it is not written by \lstset. This picture is extracted from a paper ...
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Problems with matrix highlighting in two separate equations using hf-tikz

I have the following 2 matrix. If I do that: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \newcommand\x{\times} % requires version 0.3 of the package \...
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Highlight passages from the body as quotes between the paragraphs

In newspaper and magazine articles, striking messages from the main text are often highlighted in form of quotes in larger font size, sometimes also set apart by a bold rule or so. For an article I am ...
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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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highlight line numbers in listings

I would like to highlight the line numbers of the lines I refer to with lstlistings. I use escape characters to define labels in my Listing to which I refer later in my document (e.g. see Line X of ...
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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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Defining font color inside highlight fails

Since I wanted a better readability of highlights of a would be black & white-printed document, I needed to change both the highlighting color (gray) AND the font color (white). Depending which ...
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Changing the color of user defined commands in TeXmaker

I have some own commands (as \note) that I usually define in the beginning of each document, which I would like TeXmaker to highlight in the same way as similar commands such as sections and math are ...
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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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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...
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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: \documentclass{...
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Latex find formatted text and print it at the end of document

I am currently coding my interview transcripts for qualitative research by highlighting sentences in different colours (using soul and xcolor packages). So, I want to print all text which belong to ...
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Adding a highlight to \texttt blocks

I'm trying the add a grey highlight to the \texttt command to essentially achieve the same effect as the code blocks on here. This is something I attempted to do when I first started writing my ...
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Using BW style for minted code highlighting not pure BW

I'm trying to use the minted package with bw style for JavaScript code highlighting. Under the document I added \usemintedstyle{bw} and use highlighting like this: \begin{minted}[fontfamily=...
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\fbox inside listings

I am trying to highlight a specific line inside a listing with listinline. The code I am currently using looks like this: \begin{lstlisting}[escapechar=!] class A { void m() { B b = ... !\...
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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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How to highlight own keywords in HTML lstlistings?

I would like to highlight some words in a lstlisting. The language is HTML. However, \emph seems not to be working with HTML. Any suggestions how I could work around this problem? Right now I have: \...
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listings doesn't print my keywords bold in lstlisting

I've got the following problem: I want to print a listing with the listings package and lstlisting: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting}[language=...
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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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Text not wrapping to margins if highlighted with \colorbox

In a test file such as; \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item Short line of text \item Comparatively long line of text to illustrate that latex is wrapping my text ...
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Highlight changes in a specific entry of a reference list created with biblatex

I would like to highlight changes in a specific entry (or even a part of the entry) of a reference list created with biblatex, e.g., by changing the font color to red. (Unfortunately such a feature is ...
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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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listings - use different style for normal comments /* and doxygen comments /**

listings package allows setting basicstyle, keywordstyle, identifierstyle, commentstyle, stringstyle. Is it possible to set different style for comments that start from /** not just /*? To make my ...
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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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How do I highlight a block of source code in LaTeX?

I have many blocks of source code in my document (each of them is at least 40 lines). I would like to format parts of these code blocks, preferably with some annotations on the right. I was thinking ...
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How can I highlight keywords with special characters or numbers in them?

In the following MWE the declared keywords te-st and 999 are not highlighted as expected: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstdefinelanguage{mylang}{keywords={test,te-st,999,xyz}...
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Highlighting line ranges in listings

I've put here one adaptation for "no-beamer" documents of this code. Thanks a lot for the indications given below by Daniel. % Sources : % 1) http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/18969/creating-...