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How can update this code for print number with different colors?

I have this code for highlight the diagonal, the first row and the first column with different colours! (This code has been build from egreg on this community :-D in a past question) ...
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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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highlight a node in tikz

\begin{frame} {Family work up } \begin{tikzpicture}[level 1/.style={sibling distance=5cm},level 2/.style={sibling distance=2.5cm}] \node {Patient}[edge from parent fork down] child { node ...
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Latex highlighting error for lstinline

it has been quite a while that I have this problem and I have searched everywhere online and couldn't find a solution. The problem is latex syntax highlighting doesn't work after this line: ...
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Red box drawn around question-mark operator in minted Erlang code

I'm trying to include some Erlang code samples in a document using the minted package which include the ? operator to denote a message being received from a process. The code \documentclass{minimal} ...
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highlighting of \begin{} and \end{} in TeXworks

I previously worked in TexShop, where I could for example click on '\begin{enumerate}' and the corresponding '\end{enumerate}' would be highlighted in the same colour. The same went for math mode, ...
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How to set up beamer to grey out past items but hide future items?

I know about beamer's feature \setbeamercovered{invisible} and \setbeamercovered{transparent} to hide or grey out upcoming item's . But is there some way to have past items greyed (transparent) and ...
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Highlight text and mathematical expressions with colored background

I'd like to have a function that I can use like a highlighter, both in text and in math mode. I wrote something that works but it's really slow and still causes problems in some situations. Here is ...
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listings - highlighting additional keywords inside own delimiters (like Doxygen annotations)

According to listings - use different style for normal comments /* and doxygen comments /** I used listings package to set style for /** Doxygen comments */ as user defined delimiter moredelim = ...
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Setting style for Python docstrings in lstinputlisting environment

I am using the listings package for source code in my LaTeX document. I am trying to set the style for docstrings in the Python programming language: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} ...
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How to highlight accented characters in pdflatex?

I tried using soul package and hl{word inside with an accent such as é} but they simply can't be rendered in pdflatex. I tried lualatex or xetex and it worked, BUT on the downside a lot of other ...
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\cshade makes an empty line after, How can I fix? [closed]

How can I fix the space added after it? \newcommand{\tccheck}[1]{{\cshade{yellow}{#1}}}
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Highlight the upper or lower triangular portion of a matrix

I previously asked this question here, but now would like to achieve the same goal with a matrix under a different construction. More specifically, how can I highlight or shade the upper or lower ...
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highlight glossaries entries on page

I want to highlight my glossaries entries with bold or italic formatting. I have used the following command but then the whole document is very colorful what I didn't want to have it like this. ...
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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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How to add background for texttt (and allow line breaks)

I use texttt{} to write names of software, commands etc. within the text. Sometimes the texttt text is longer and there is a line break within it. It works well, no problem here. I wish to add ...
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listings: enable language settings only inside delim

I wish to enable language settings (keyword, string etc.) only inside delimiter. Example based on Jubobs answer to question about highlighting oneline delim. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} ...
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listings: Highlight one-line delim without the delimiter itself

I would like to use a one-line delimiter (with [l] parameter), but without highlighting the delimiter itself; something like sqlite> .open ex2.db What follows sqlite> should get highlighted but ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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

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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...