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

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spot package with pdflatex [closed]

I need to draw an ellipse around a word in a beamer presentation and I stumbled across the promising Spot package. Unfortunately it does not seem to work with pdflatex and I could not find any hint ...
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Color box with rounded corners around a fragment of a formula

Is there any way in TeX to highlight some part of a formula with a box having colored background and rounded corners? At present, I need to export such formulas into an image, add those highlight ...
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Highlighting intersections

I would like to highlight the region C in the Euler diagram below. I tried to play around with fill opacity command, but I was not able to highlight C alone. Should I use the intersections libraries ...
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Package minted: \mint Command Not Working Inside tabularx Environment

The question, How to embed a minted environment inside a tabular environment?, addresses a similar issue, but I am using: the tabularx package, and the inline \mint command Is there a workaround ...
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Set table background hatched and shaded using tikz

I am looking for a convenient way to set the background of tabular cells. I'd like to do two things: (1) Set the background shaded in a color (2) Set the background hatched I learned that the TikZ ...
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How can I highlight a keywordsprefix in listings?

Ok, so here's my problem which I'm repeatedly gnawing on, whenever I try to typset source code. To this day, I have not found someone on the internet asking for the same problem. I want to add a ...
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Vim Configuration for expl3

I've started with programming in expl3 and vim doesn't realise that underscores are now part of LaTeX identifiers. I'd be much obliged if somebody could explain how to best configure vim so it has ...
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Ugly spacing in lstinline

I am using the listings package to typeset Erlang source code in my thesis. For short snippets, I use \lstinline. The result is often unsatisfying. Consider the following example, which contains ...
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Syntax Highlight in Winedt

I am using Winedt 7.1 and learning TikZ and I am thinking about to add the commands to the keyword.ini, in the help they mentioned, adding to many keywords may affect the performance. Is there a ...
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Emphasize text that is highlighted using the soul package [closed]

I can highlight a bit of text (i.e., make the background yellow) using the soul package like this: \hl{a bit of text} I figured I could also use italics like this: \hl{\emph{a bit of text}} ... ...
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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 ...
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Tikz beamer highlight different nodes in presentation using againframe

I'm working on a presentation in Beamer, I have a tikz flow chart that I want to repeat after a block on the chart is handeld in the presentation. To make it visually easy for the users I would like ...
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Highlight theorem environment using todonotes

I'm trying to highlight theorem-like environment (defined using amsthm) utilizing todonotes. In the preamble I have: \newtheorem{que}{Question} \newcommand*{\question}[1]{% ...
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How can I get multiline outlined/shaded text in LaTeX?

How can I get multiline text highlighted by means of outlining or shading? I found some solutions (contour, shadowtext, pdf-trans) but none able to wrap multiline text. Some examples of outlined and ...
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disable syntax highlighting in kile

In the \verbatim environment, the syntax highlighting is disabled default, e.g. a $ ist not recognized as beginning of the math mode. I add my own environtment (\rawtext) to the kile Verbatim ...
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Highlighted Matrix with brackets

I would like to produce the matrix as shown in this figure: At the moment, I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} ...
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Highlighting a Chunk of Code within a lstlisting by specifying the line number

This question in somehow related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1304315/highlighting-a-chunk-of-code-within-a-lstlisting but not exactly the same. I want to make some slides with animation ...
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Highlight text in code listing while also keeping syntax highlighting

I’m using the listings package for code listings. Now I try to highlight some part of the code using \hl from the soul package. Here’s an example of a resulting query where the injected part of a SQL ...
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Beamer overlay box around text - the correct way?

I have something that "works," but I'm wondering if there's a more elegant solution. I want to box some text after an itemize in beamer, so this is what I'm doing: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Cell coloring (highlighting) with in-out effects in a table in beamer

I need cell coloring (or highlight effect) in a cell of a table in beamer after a click (I mean, I am planning to talk about something in that frame and I will emphasize just a number in a cell at the ...
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How can I highlight this item of an enumerated list? [duplicate]

How could I hightlight an item from an enumerated list just like this is from the following picture? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Highlighting code like one would in a SE post

When posting on SE, users can "highlight" code by using the ` symbol. Is there any way to get that in LaTeX? My intention is to highlight segments of code or particular functions. To be clear, I'm ...
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Boxed entries in matrices

I would like to create a formula or figure like this: I tried it simply with the pmatrix environment and the \boxed command, but the spacing looked horrible. I think it might be done with TikZ, but ...
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Syntax highlighting for different programming languages [duplicate]

In my paper I want to include some source codes with colored sytax. For syntax highlighting I use the listings package: \lstset{frame=tb, language={[Visual]Basic}, aboveskip=3mm, belowskip=3mm, ...
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Highlighting changes in code

I want to print code, preferably syntax highlighted, and then combine this with a diff where the included code is the newer version of the code. I want lines that have been added or changed to be ...
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Glitch in 'Cool text highlighting'

This answer provides a fantastic "ragged text highlight". Unfortunately I'm getting a weird glitch with it: I have literally taken the source code from the link and replaced the material between ...
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Is it possible to reorganize coloring/highlighting priority in Texmaker? [closed]

I want to be able to see latex commands in Texmaker while in mathmode, but the settings file does not seem to account for priority via line rearrangement, so I was wondering if there was a way to make ...
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Underline my name in the bibliography

For several documents I'm preparing, I need to highlight (or underline) occurences of my name within the bibliography. Is there an easy way of doing this?
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Highlight elements in the matrix (continued)

Using @Stefan Kottwitz's solution of Highlight elements in the matrix, is it possible to select one single entry in the matrix? Where does one need to place the left and the right marks?
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List a CMake file [closed]

Does anyone have/know of a style file for the listings package which would enable the correct syntax highlighting of cmake files in LaTeX?
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How to highlight a single element in a matrix?

I am trying to write out the LU decomposition of a matrix A. I am able to highlight the pivot column with elements below the pivot element except when I get to the last column. Does anyone know how I ...
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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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How to draw container box in TikZ? How to get it with rounded corner?

I want to draw something like this: This is what I am able to draw: This is my TikZ code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage[active,tightpage,floats]{preview} ...
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\boxed{}, TikZ and colored equation background

I wonder if someone could provide me with a simple MWE for using TikZ together with \boxed to produce a colored equation background. If possible with rounded corners. I am using \boxed{} inside the ...
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Highlighting chunks of text spiral

I use the code provided in this question to draw a text spiral and now I want to highlight each chunk separated with a comma in a different color. Is there a way to achieve that? ...
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Highlight R chunks in a Knitr document when working in Kile [closed]

When working on a knitr document in kile I can get highlights for the LaTeX parts of the document by adding the *.Rnw file extension in the Modes & Filetypes tab under Open/save configuration ...
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wrapping inline long lines and adding background color

Objective I'm trying to achieve the following output. Here's the code I used to produce it. I had to hack it \begin{document} \begin{description} \item In ...
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Highlighting modifications in a .tex file using Kile editor [duplicate]

I am looking for any option of automatically highlighting the modified or added text (in pdf version after compilation) in my current .tex file using Kile editor. I know that there is a similar ...
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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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Highlighting specific parts of a TikZ drawing

Friends, sometimes during an automata keynote, I have to present a string recognition step-by-step example. Please consider the following TikZ code: \begin{tikzpicture}[shorten >=1pt,node ...
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How should I add visual indications of excerpted sections? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Putting a bar in the margin How to make continuous (but breakable) vertical rule along left side of paragraph? I'm planning on including large excerpts of publications ...
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Putting a coloured background behind text without adding whitespace

Consider this: I want to be able to highlight text like this without adding space around it -- so each word in the first line should line up with the corresponding word in the second line. (I know ...
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A few words in a coloured/grey background box

How can I write a few words with a grey highlighting box in the background, as shown in the picture below ("TEXT 4")?
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Drawing a box around certain parts of a matrix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Highlight elements in the matrix i have a matrix: \begin{equation} \begin{bmatrix} 1 & 5 & 4 & 2 & 1 \\ 1 & 5 & 4 & 2 & 1 \\ ...
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Highlighting of latex code in emacs

I am absolutely new to Emacs and lisp, but I am considering a possibility to start using it for LaTeX code editing. What I have learned about Emacs (and it fascinated me) is that it has almost ...
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a table, fully in highlight background

how can i have a table in highlight background like the following? (preferably without using Tikz package)
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Highlight table cells using thick, colored border

I'd like to highlight certain cells of my table. In particular, I'd like to set the border of these sells colored and thick. These cells should also have a background color. Here's a minimal example ...
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Syntax Highlighting for Plain TeX

I would like to find out what options there are for applying syntax highlighting to Plain TeX, to turn Plain TeX documents into highlighted HTML. The aim is to facilitate sharing tracked changes to ...
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How can I highlight some lines from source code?

I am preparing a presentation (using beamer) and I'll need to include many snippets of source-code. For including source code, I'll probably use listings package. (I know there is also minted package, ...
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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 ...