Questions tagged [backgrounds]

{backgrounds} is used for questions concerning different ways and circumstances where color or images constitute a backdrop to other elements on a page.

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Per-page backgrounds in LaTeX

I have a sequence of images, img1.png, img2.png, img3.png, ... I would like img1.png to appear in the background of page 1 of my LaTeX document, and img2.png to appear in the background of page 2 of ...
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how to get rid of draft and blank page in tex

Wrote the following code (keeping it small to highlight the problem) using book class. Facing two issues with this code (same issue seen with both 'texstudio' & 'led' on windows10) : "Draft" is ...
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Superimpose slides on beamer

I am making a presentation in beamer and I need to superimpose a diagram in a slide (on top of everything) something like this: Thanks
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Adding backgroung image behind Appendices title page

I'm trying to add a background image behind the appendix title page. I managed to do it for my book's parts, using the following code: {\tikz[remember picture,overlay]\node[inner sep=0pt] at ($(...
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Tikzposter background color

I'm trying to modify the standard 'Desert' theme in tizkposter by changing the backgroud colour of the blocks to white and the poster background colour to the gray that is already set as a backgroud ...
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How do I insert a picture to cover the whole background of a single page only? This is what happened with the code

I want to insert a logo for a single page. The logo should cover the whole page size. How do I do it?
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Changing background paper

I’ve written this paper using tcolorbox with a coloured background. I want to use a background like in the image below.Can someone give a hand. Here is my code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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How do I create a “flashcards” document with a crosshatch background pattern to reduce transverse legibility?

I've been using flashcards a lot, via the "flashcards" package of Alexander Budge. Usually I print them on card stock but sometimes this can be inconvenient, for example most home-office duplex ...
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Shaded rotated text in background of bookcover [closed]

I have a problem with the class bookcover. I would like to add a gray shaded slightly rotated text as background. This text should be allowed to hit the paper boundaries but should be cutted of in ...
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Tikz - create rectangle with same width as the picture

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,fit,shapes.geometric,calc,backgrounds} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} % Headers \...
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Setting transparency of background picture in Latex

I am currently creating a short advertisement in Latex. I would like to include a pretty transparent background image for that. Including the background image per se is not the problem, I have ...
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Positioning TikZ picture on page background to be on each page of twosided document

In document of \documentclass[12pt, twoside]{book} I am trying to position a bit more complicated picture, consisting of two \scope in it. I tryed to use answer of this question: Place a TikZ picture ...
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Is it possible to put a rectangle as background in the \author section?

In the \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames}]{beamer} Is it possible to put a rectangle as background in the \author section ? A kind of block, so that the \author name has a background with light color....
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Slack style code in LaTeX

How can I get text to look like Slack inline code? An example is the pinkish redish text in the image below.
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Beamer Background defined by variable

I have been trying for the past few days to create a new beamer custom style. I have manage to add an image to my background on the title page in the style (hard-coded) but I would like to add a ...
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Adapt the background library (or similar) to set background in path child

Is it possible to get a background effect for the path child of a mindmap by making adaptations in the code below? I intend to be able to apply the background effect on the arm that connects the ...
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Apply foreground effect to the node child of a mindmap or background to the arm of the parent node

I need the node child's "Tree" arm not to overlap the node child "BIRD'S TO ...". I've been trying to load the library backgrouns and use "on backaground layer" in the options for the child "Tree" but ...
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How to remove the empty white space in Background for Xebaposter

Using background for a poster using Xebaposter shows an empty space on the left margin as shown in figure1, this quetion is based on this anwer. \def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-dvipdfm.def} \RequirePackage[...
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How to set the horizontal separation of group of rectangles

In the following diagram: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows.meta,calc,fit,backgrounds,shapes.multipart,positioning} \...
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Picture with grey box as background

Does anyone know how I can set up a grey box as background for my images like in this example in the picture below? I had found a good example in Grey box code and lists but it doesn't work with a ...
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tikzpicture and background package, page bolder not black only grey

My MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[left=2.2cm,right=2.2cm,top=2.2cm,bottom=2.2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage[magyar]{...
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Overwrite background image (using background package) by PDF (using pdfpages package)

I just want to see the PDF clearly. Is there a way to overwrite the background image (jpg file) by the PDF using pdfpages package? Or is there a way to use opacity for the PDF separately? \...
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Setting a gradient fade-out effect only on the title page

I'm trying to adapt the code below so that the gradient fade-out effect appears only on the first page (title page). \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \...
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How to set a beamer theme with multiple background images on a beamer? [duplicate]

I've been trying to make my own theme with 2 different background images and haven't succeed. I have two images: A title image one { \usebackgroundtemplate{\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth] ...
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Insert image as background in multirow in a table

I would like to insert an image as background for a multirow in a table. It would be great to have something like this \documentclass[a4paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{...
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LaTeX equation that has white text on a transparent background

I would like to create a LaTeX equation that has white text on a transparent background, so that I can use it on an array of dark backgrounds in PowerPoint/Keynote. \color{white} \nopagecolor \begin{...
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visual problem with eso-pic

I'm using this code to produce a pdf with three pages: the first with ad image (and no text inside), the second with normal text, the third like the first. \documentclass[oneside,a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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How can I put every `verbatim` environment inside a `Shaded` environment by changing the preamble only?

Unfortunately, I have a lot of TeX code which should look different that it does not, but I cannot modify its code body. However, I can modify the preamble and for example, I have learned that I can ...
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How do I add a background image to just a parbox?

I'm trying to design my CV and want to have a box at the top which contains some content on the left end (name and title) and content on the right (maybe a few rows containing contact info sorts of ...
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How can I wrap `\colorbox` around `\Verb[commandchars=\\\{\}]` by only changing the preamble?

This is a follow-up question to How can I use `\renewcommand` to wrap `\colorbox` around `\Verb`? I have TeX files which contain code like: \Verb|print("Hello World", end="")| The \Verb content ...
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How can I use `\renewcommand` to wrap `\colorbox` around `\Verb` by only changing the preamble?

What works: I have TeX files which contain code like: I want \texttt{this text} to have a background color. I want the \texttt to have a background color: I want \colorbox{lightgray}{\texttt{this ...
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ConTeXt: xtables zebra stripe

Background Set up zebra striping using extreme tables. The ConTeXt tables are generated by converting an ASCII Markdown table via pandoc. Minimum Example \starttext \startplacetable[] \...
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Rounded corners for a background image

Here is my MWE taken from here: \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{ eso-pic,tikz, lipsum} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark} \linespread{2} \newcommand\BackgroundPic{% \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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ConTeXt: Frame a Sentence

How can I frame a single sentence in a paragraph when the sentence may wrap around to become several lines long? Just like \color but to also provide background color, frame, styling, and so forth. ...
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Beamer template shading background

I have a problem with the background of my beamer slides. When I compile it on my PC (Windows 7, TeXLive 2015) I get the following background: But when I compile it on my MacBook (Mojave, TeXLive ...
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Change TeXworks background in Mac OS

I am trying to set a dark theme in TeXworks on Mac OS. I found the following link How can I set a dark theme in TeXworks? showing how we can do in Windows. But I am not sure we can do the same ...
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setbackgroundtemplate on title page within custom theme file

I am working on a presentation theme for use with conference presentations. Most of our powerpoint themes use some type of background image on the first (title) slide, which I am trying to reproduce. ...
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Having more backgrounds

I have a document with a background image, this is the background setup: \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{ scale=1, opacity=1, angle=0, contents= {% \...
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How do I reproduce this in latex?

This is what I'm trying to produce: This is what I have so far: \documentclass[varwidth,12pt,preview,margin=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage{newtxmath} \usepackage{color} \...
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change color in shaded environment

I'd like to switch color in a shaded environment (package framed.sty). Something like that : \definecolor{shadecolor}{1 0 0} \begin{shaded} This line is red \switch{yellow} and this line is yellow ...
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Space between containers and arrow from block to container

I am trying to build a block diagram and achieved as below so far. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{system overview} \author{Paari Vendhan} \date{November 2018} \...
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putting two things in background with background & TikZ

I am trying to put two lines of background text over each page. I currently use background with TikZ to put one line of text at the bottom, but I additionally need to put "Confidental" accross every ...
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Fill everything except a circle in the middle of the plot

I need to make several Plots to show convergence. One of those needs to be opaque with a white circle in the middle where alpha is not allowed. In the code you can see what i'm thinking about. The ...
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How to make text masking background shape lines

I want to draw a picture with some text masking the background shape lines. I tried with opacity but the fill is not very nature. \documentclass[border=5mm, convert, usenames, dvipsnames]{standalone} ...
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Transparent text background in beamer [duplicate]

Recently – I believe due to Texlive update – the background of the title text on my beamer presentation started to be of solid color compared to being fully transparent before. MWE: \documentclass[...
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Fractions and Equivalent Fractions

How can I turn the yellow shaded area into an opaque shaded 1 to demonstrate the idea of an equivalent fraction? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath,xcolor} \begin{document} \[ \begin{...
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Adding a background to tikz layered graph with sublayouts

I have the following code sample with sublayouts to properly set the nodes within my graph. The problem is that I can't seem to find a way to add a background node fitting all the inner nodes. \...
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Using calc library with background package

Im trying to place a page border on every page using ornaments and the background package. I'd like to place this frame 0.6cm away from the border of the page and therefore I'm using the calc library ...
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tikz pgf - Add background color to specific cells of a Matrix

Hi i'm interested in how to add background to specific cells of a matrix. I already know a bit about how to build a matrix, my given code looks like: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, fit, ...
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Using background image for part of a slide in beamer

Is there a way to set an image as a background for a slide in beamer, but with an overlay specification? I'm aware of changing the background image for a single slide in Beamer, using something like ...