The default green color is not so dominate in latex, could anyone help me to create the green color like the following figure?enter image description here

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    How about a color picker from some graphics programme and using the RGB values ;-) – user31729 Oct 8 '14 at 18:54
  • I should stress again the fact, that this image has a wide range of green shades....there is not just one single green shade, so the question itself is 'unclear'... – user31729 Oct 8 '14 at 19:24
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    Have you looked at the enormous number of predefined colours supported by the xcolor package already? There are a very wide range of greens, along with every other conceivable hue, really. (I guess less if you want metallic-looking colours but that's more specialised.) – cfr Oct 8 '14 at 20:57
  • @Ginger: If my answer suits your requirements, then consider to accept it please – user31729 Oct 11 '14 at 14:12
  • hi @Hupfer, how can I accept it? I already click the useful button, what else I can do? – Ginger Oct 11 '14 at 20:29

Using a color picker tool from a graphics programme it is possible to get the RGB (or whatever values) and define the color accordingly.

I just clicked at a brighter green region to get following definition:





enter image description here

This depends of course on the specific position -- there is huge range of color shades of course.

  • what about if i would like to use \green comment for the new color? – Ginger Oct 8 '14 at 19:03
  • @Ginger: What do you mean by \green comment? – user31729 Oct 8 '14 at 19:08
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    @Ginger TeX is a macro language, you are free to define a macro \green as shorthand for \color{mynicegreen} or \textcolor{mynicegreen}. – Heiko Oberdiek Oct 8 '14 at 19:09
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    @Ginger are you using an Acrobat Reader version older than Acrobat Reader X? Versions such as 9 and previous have issues with some colors. – Old Nick Oct 8 '14 at 19:20
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    @ginger If you want green to be your definintion of green, just define \definecolor{green}{RGB}{102,252,102} – Sveinung Oct 9 '14 at 9:28

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