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In the beamer metropolis package one is capable to highlight text using the \alert{} command in orange. Further it is possible to create a block, where the header is in the same color \begin{alertblock} --- \end{alertblock}.

My question now is, if it is possible to use the color of \begin{exampleblock} --- \end{exampleblock} to highlight text in green?. Either I don't find it using the documentation or it is really not possible. If so, how can I select the color using for example the \usepackage{color} and the respective command \textcolor{}{}?

Here the respective blocks as found on the template on Overleaf: enter image description here

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    You mean something along the line of \setbeamercolor{alerted text}{fg=green!80!black} ? – Moriambar Apr 17 '17 at 10:51
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You could just open the beamercolorthememetropolis.sty from your TeX distribution (OS search does it for you).

There you would find something like:

\definecolor{mLightBrown}{HTML}{EB811B}
\definecolor{mLightGreen}{HTML}{14B03D}

and following

\setbeamercolor{example text}{%
  fg=mLightGreen
}

So you could use \textcolor{mLightGreen}{Text}.

example for colors

MWE:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usetheme{metropolis}

\begin{document}
\begin{frame}
    Test
    \begin{exampleblock}{Test}
        ASDF
    \end{exampleblock}
    \textcolor{mLightGreen}{\bfseries Test}\\
    \textcolor{mLightGreen}{Test}
\end{frame}
\end{document}

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