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I have a question about paragraph text colour and caption text colour.

I want to change the text colour of a part of my paper which has many figures but when I use \color command, it only changes the colour of the normal text not the text in the caption of the figures.

Do you have any idea how I can change the text colour of the captions without adding \color command to them one by one (I want to modify the colour of a part of my paper, so changing the document default colour is not an option).

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You can use caption package

% in the preambule
\usepackage{caption}
\usepackage{color}

% in the document
\captionsetup{font={color=green}}

To change captions only in figures and revert styles back to normal:

% in the document
\captionsetup[figure]{font={color=green}}

%\begin{figure}
% figure stuff
%\end{figure}

\clearcaptionsetup{figure}
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  • You mean I should change the caption colour to green at the beginning of the part which I want to modify and then at the end return it back to black using \captionsetup command again.
    – ehsan
    Commented Feb 3, 2016 at 11:19
  • You can use \clearcaptionsetup to revert changes, this requires the setup to be scoped, though. I've update the answer.
    – Dmitry
    Commented Feb 3, 2016 at 12:32

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