{tcolorbox} provides an environment for colored and framed text boxes with a heading line. Optionally, such a box can be split in an upper and a lower part. The package can be used for the setting of LaTeX examples where one part of the box displays the source code and the other part shows the ...

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How to make gradient ellipse title box with border?

I am using the tcolorbox package, and I want to use a gradient ellipse title box with border on the titlepage. It is possible somehow or I have to use another package to manage this?
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Marginnotes and tcolorbox problem

Does \marginnote mess a little when it comes to tcolorbox? I have adapted some code from this other question and the first box renders fine, but the following ones are a disaster. I've struggled a ...
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Set line spacing in tcolorbox

My entire document is double spaced. But I want the content in my \tcolorbox to be single spaced. Is this possible? I am not seeing anything in the documentation regarding line spacing.
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tcolorbox: how do I align on the baseline of the title

I would like to the two boxes titled personal and other to appear on the same line and to be aligned on the baseline of the title. So far, I can't even get them on the same line even though there ...
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How to modify colbacktitle, coltext in a tcolorbox with AAUsidebar theme?

I'd like to produce a presentation with beamer. I use the AAUsidebar theme. I want to use my own boxes that I defined with \newtcolorbox. But, I can't not modify the background colour of the title ...
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How to set math equation boldface in tcolorbox

How can I set the font of the tcolorbox content as boldfaced \begin{tcolorbox}[colback=white!5!gray] $x=\sqrt{y}$ \end{tcolorbox} Also still intrigued b how the colors are defined in colback ...
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Automatically add \vfill for breakable tcolorbox

I'm using tcolorbox with nested tcolorboxes, the upper level ones being breakable. Here is an example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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Simultaneous left and right justification in TOC with tcolorbox

A tcolorbox can have a title and an after title. Is it possible to put them simultaneously in the TOC, the title being left aligned and the after title right aligned ? \documentclass[11pt]{book} ...
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Label at the end of a breakable tcolorbox

I use the tcolorbox package to draw breakable boxes across pages. I can refer to the beginning of the box with the label key. Is there an automatical way to refer to the (page of the) end of the box? ...
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tcblisting: two listings side by side

can anybody tell me, how to place two source doe listings side by side within a tcblisting? Something like: \begin{tcolorbox}[colback=red!5!white,colframe=red!75!black,sidebyside, listing ...
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tcolorbox equation and fleqn: not vertically centered

Using tcolorbox with ams equation, there is sometimes additional leading space before the equation comes: \documentclass[fleqn]{article} \usepackage[many]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Problem in TikZ with fancy contour around a chapter title

\documentclass[11pt]{book} %\usepackage{estructuraLibro} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Required for including letters with accents \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % Use 8-bit encoding that has 256 glyphs ...
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math inside title in tcolorbox

I am writing a script to emulate a mathematica notebook with tcolorbox in latex. it seems to be perfectly ok as long as I do not have an equal sign in the title. If I do, it breaks ...
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How to create gradient text boxes as wide as paperwidth

In a beamer presentation I would like to create boxes without frame but filled with gradient from left (light grey) to right (dark grey) and text in the box. I also want the box to touch the edge of ...
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Beamer: How to showcase LaTeX-Code and results that look like scrartcl

We are currently working on a beginner's course for LaTeX. We are using LuaLaTeX and Beamer for the slides. We typeset code with the listings-package. We often show Code on the left and a result ...
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tabularx key fails inside a newtcolorbox declared box

Consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \newtcolorbox{testbox}{ width=.5\textwidth } ...
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tcolorbox/makebox to take up the rest of page

I am trying to make a \begin{tcolorbox} which consumes the remainder of the page and other nested tcolorbox within, which consume the of remaining available area of the outter tcolorbox, Ie Nested ...
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longtabu + rounded box in the header

This question is a continuation of How to combine mdframed and tabu I have lots of rows and it won't work with tabluarx. I would like to present this rounded box around the heading rows of a ...
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Indentation in tcolorbox package

I'd like to have the same indentation within a tcolorbox as I have in the rest of the document. How can I get it? Thanks. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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It doesn't displayed \section name, number… at header in \tcolorbox

I am trying about section's in tcolorbox. My code is \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[left=1cm,right=1cm,top=3cm,bottom=1.5cm,marginparwidth=6cm,marginparsep=.5cm, ...
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refstepcounter in tcolorbox option

I want to increment a counter and update the current label in the phantom key of the tcolorbox environment, but it is not working, as can be seen in the example below: \documentclass{article} ...
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Counters for Chapter and Section environments when using tcolorbox for listings

This is a followup question of this question. With my MWE I'm getting wrong Listing numbers, wrong toc (including Chapter and Section environments from listings) and wrong bookmarks in pdf toc. Any ...
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Reading code from external file in tcolorbox and getting pdflatex> ! paragraph ended before \tcb@set@label was complete

I want to read code from external file in tcolorbox in new defined \texexptitled environment but could not succeeded (See MWE). Without this my MWE also throws two other errors pdflatex> ! ...
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listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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listings using tcolorbox package without Chapter and Section environment effects

I want to get listings using tcolorbox package but without counting Chapter and Section environments. See in MWE, I used section environment withing listings which effects the counter for following ...
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Sharp corners to tcolorbox

This works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{theorems} \tcbuselibrary{skins} \newtcbtheorem[number within=section]{coloredtheorem}{Theorem}{colback=red!15{th} ...
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tcolorbox: lines after break?

Is there something equivalent to "lines before break" for the end part in tcolorbox? If there is I can't find it ;-) The following box should have at least 3 lines on the second page. As the code is ...
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Showing Arabic script inside tcblisting (tcolorbox)

in this MWE \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{listings} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Unwanted vertical separation between tcolorboxes

I am trying to make printer labels for the spine of ring binders. The text is designed to be printed on label paper sheets with A4 format, having top and bottom margins of 26.5mm and left/right ...
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List of listing (using tcblistof) vertical spacing, group by chapter

I'm currently trying to set the vertical spacing within \tcblistof command. The template which causes my problems can be found here: https://github.com/ManuelRauber/LaTeX-Template At first here are ...
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Remove additional space before section in tcolorbox

When I set the parbox option of a tcolorbox to false, every section, even the first one, is preceded with additional whitespace. Is there any way to tell tcolorbox to handle the first section ...
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using paracol with breakable box (tcolorbox)

see this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{paracol} \tcbuselibrary{breakable} \begin{document} \begin{paracol}{2} \begin{rightcolumn} \lipsum[1-2] ...
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Use algorithm2e inside tcolorbox

I use the algorithm2e package to typeset algorithms. Now I would like to put a tcolorbox around an algorithm. My first approach looked like this: \begin{tcolorbox} \begin{algorithm} $a ...
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How to set fit height and width for tcbox according to the text inside?

I want to place a word into a \tcbox, but the box has too much space around the word. For example, the word "EQUAL".
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xelatex and tcolorbox incompatibility?

I have a serious problem when using xelatex with tcolorbox: the text that follows a breakable tcolorbox simply disappear! The problem does not arise with pdflatex, just with xelatex. I am using ...
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Very large tcolorbox

I have a very large breakable tcolorbox \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{breakable} \begin{document} \begin{tcolorbox}[breakable] ...
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tcblistof, book class and vertical spacing

It deals with the displaying of the tcblistof feature with the package tcolorbox, which differs from the classic \listoffigures when used with the book class. In the example below (with tcolorbox v ...
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“Overfull \hbox” when using tcolorbox with parskip=half KOMA-option

When I use the tcolorbox package with the KOMA-option parskip=half, I get the error Overfull \hbox every time I use a tcolorbox. This warning appears despite the fit warning=false option of the box. ...
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Identify tcolorbox page breaks

I would like to render a breakable tcolorbox with mulitple short paragraphs of text where each pair of paragraphs is separated by a rule. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgffor} ...
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Last xe(la)tex colors text in white in some circumstances

Last xe(la)tex: XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99991 (preloaded format=xelatex 2014.6.19) (the one shipped with TeX Live 2014) colors text in white in some circumstances: in the following MWE file ...
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Using \DTLforeach for defining multiple \newtcolorbox

Concerning this project, I'm now trying to define an own tcolorbox environment for every conversational partner by creating a "conversational partner database" with the datatool package and then using ...
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Customise bullet points inside shadowbox

I'm writing a report and using shadowbox for some important points. I have used the code below and it is working fine. However, when I tried to use the bullet points an extra space is added to the ...
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How to store tcolorbox's (multiple) settings in a macro?

I'd like to store tcolorbox' (multiple) settings in a (single) macro (in fact, a xkeyval's \cmdKV@fam@key macro) and use them afterwards via this macro (I know I should use pgfkeys instead, but my ...
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Alignment of image in tcolorbox

Many times we see in books, some significant points, some tips and tricks are put in an attractive box with an image in it (usually the text will be in italics). I would like to achieve the same ...
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How to reproduce this box in tcolorbox

I'm working with tcolorbox, I saw the pdf here and I want to reproduce the little green box in this image: Can anyone help me please?
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tcolorbox overlay app does not work

I'm trying to build this mwe taken from the tcolorbox manual p. 270 (I have simplified it a bit): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{skins} ...
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Is it possible to reuse tcolorbox definitions in another tcolorbox definition?

TiKZ allows to define a .style which can be later be used in another one: \tikzset{ first/.style={rectangle, draw}, second/.style={first, inner sep=2mm} } any change in first is ...
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How to Blend Fcolorbox with Surrounding Text

Based on \usepackage{xcolor} you can box text using the commmand \fcolorbox{declared-color-frame}{declared-color-background}{text}. Colored boxes with colored frames and linebreaks can be created by ...
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The xcolor package detected undefined color

I was writing a coloured book that requires to define 12 colours. However, sometimes I get !package xcolor Error: Undefined color. However, it does not specifiy any colors went wrong but indicates the ...
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error when using tcolorbox + listings for multipage source

I'm try to highlight source code with colored background, but I face a bit error. first image is created with listings only and that is what I need. You can see on the last image that basicstyle ...