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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Change background color of hyperlinks

Is there a way in ConTeXt to change background color of PDF hyperlinks? Edit: By hyperlinks, I mean external (via \useURL), internal (\goto) and footnote links. I can't easily change all those to ...
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Have Chapter thumb appear on top of background box

In the code given below, how do I get the chapter thumb to appear on top of the background box. Current code hides the chapter thumb box: Here is the code: CODE \documentclass{article} \...
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Background color in Section titles

I'm still a bit newbie in latex and i'm editing a cheatsheet template that I found with some math formulas and extreme compact form. That is why I want to add a color background to the Sections titles ...
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Paracol problem with background package when there is a need for another page

I have an issue with paracol and background, they work fine on their own when there is a need for another page but when they are used together, it doesn't compile. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a4]{...
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How can we expand a background to fill the entire page?

INTRODUCTION I am trying to fill the background of a LaTeX document with an imported background image. The background image is in .png format. Thus far, my code rotates the image, which I do not want. ...
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background package causes tikz error when verbatim page breaks

The background package causes a tikz error with verbatim I have a few lines of of text within begin/end verbatim, and normally this would just break over a page where needed, however, when I use the ...
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How can I create a reverse theme, like drawing on a black paper? [duplicate]

In Manim (The 3b1b programming language to do animations) we can get some beautiful animations where the background is black, can we do it in LaTeX using Tikz? Here's an example: I want to draw this ...
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Set text background color *without* mdframed or tcolorbox

It's a known issue of tufte-* that \sidenote and \marginnote won't build if used inside mdframed environments or tcolorboxes. I'm not finding a workaround for that, and most posts on the topic suggest ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package xcolor. Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `Lavender'. Why it is happening

I want to add a colour gradiant inner to outer from Lavender to white \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{anyfontsize} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[paperheight=11in,paperwidth=...
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Listings : avoid white line glitches in background color?

With the following code I get some glitches in the background color of my listing environment: How can I avoid these glitches? Aside from this issue, the margin top and bottom is different. The code ...
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Background material: how to skip a page?

In the code below \NoBgThispage disables the background only in the page where it is set, in the first occurrence (p. 1) in the page where it is set and the remainder, in the second occurrence. Why? ...
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Change the layer of `show background rectangle`

The backgrounds tikz library defines framed (a.k.a. show background rectangle) which draws a background rectangle. Now, when we have a picture that involves different layers (say, a background and a ...
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A Question Regarding TikZ Background Layer

In the Tik Z & PGF Manual for Version 2.10-CVS, page 120/880 there is an example to create a yellow rounded rectangular background as below: And here is the code I used: \documentclass{standalone}...
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How to set left margin background to be gray?

In LaTeX, how can I set a background color of the paper such that it has left margin as gray and the center and right part of the paper has background white?
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Beamer - Can't change slide background color

It seems like I can't change the background color, here is my header and my tests (none changes the background color of the slide, I manage only to change the color of the text): \documentclass[...
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positioning transparent images as background in the title slide

How can I put five transparent images in different positions of the background in the title slide of a beamer presentation?
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tabularx vertical line

I'm having some problems with the table on latex - texmaker, I would love to have a vertical line for divided c and p thanks. \documentclass[a4paper, 12 pt]{report} \usepackage{booktabs, multirow, ...
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How can I set a default background for all TikZ pictures?

Individually setting the background for each TikZ picture works: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,arrows.meta,fit,calc,backgrounds,shapes.geometric} \tikzset{% ...
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How to positioning background's text?

I have two questions. How can I enlarge the background and change the position of the text? and, Why is the last trapezoid larger than the other figures? This is my WE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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How to set column width and column height while creating flowchart in tikz

This is a followup to my previous post here. I've a flowchart created in the following manner. \documentclass[12pt]{article} % changed \usepackage{tikz} % added \usetikzlibrary{...
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TikZ: Page with several grids

I want to create a worksheet like that on a DIN A4 paper (21cm x 29.7cm): The margins round about should be something like 15mm (plusminus); the main thing is that I get as many grid-boxes as ...
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Setting background color in flowchart

I've a flowchart created in the following manner \tikzstyle{steps} = [rectangle, rounded corners, minimum width=3cm, minimum height=1cm, text centered, text width=3cm, draw=black, fill=gray!50] \...
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How to animate a changing monochrome computer screen from “The Matrix” movie using Tikz?

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,calc} \definecolor{mybackground}{rgb}{0,0,0} \definecolor{mygreen}{RGB}{21,138,12} \...
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layer for background package when includepdf is used

For my purpose, I first wish to stay with background package if possible. It works fine when I have texts only. Background is really background (in terms of the layers). But when includepdf or \...
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How to add color gradient in background

I want to add color gradient in whole page as from top to bottom red color slowly becomes blue in a article in xelatex. class I tried thus \documentclass{article} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \...
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Give each letter a white background

I'm looking for something like this except with a white background and no border. Note that I have no Lua experience so if you can please don't use it :)
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Hidden or background segment using chemfig package

In relation to this question How to create cram bonds with anchors, I wanted to put the segment in the background and the black triangle hiding it in the foreground. How is this possible with chemfig?...
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Page design and Tikz

I'm looking for a Tikz code, which can draw "canons of page construction" in a background of document. Please take a loot at: Modern book design, margins and typed area I know geometry and layout ...
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How to extend the spiral to the edge of the page

How to increase the length of spirals as in the image using XeLaTeX engine: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper, openany, notoc]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[contents={}]{background} \usepackage{...
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Background notebook template with spiral with XeLaTeX

How to inset wire-O bookbinding. I tried the answer here Background notebook template with spiral by @Gonzalo Medina but it doesn't work properly when I compile with XeLaTeX while usin an RTL ...
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How to place header a layer above text?

I've a question regarding the placement of the header. As far as I know TeX first places the header, then the body and finally the footer. The header is therefore below the body and the footer above ...
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Change vim-t background color

do you have any idea how to change code snippet's background color? I'm using vim-t (\definevimtyping..) and context. In vim documentation I found only how to change background color of highlighted ...
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How to resize the text zone in a tcolorbox?

I would like to resize the text zone in a tcolorbox, so that the width of the text zone is the line width but the box is larger. I tried \begin{tcolorbox}[spread upwards,sharp corners=north,height=...
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LaTeX: Background image for one page only with no hoffset

I am using \documentclass{article}, how would I create one page with backround image without margins, so the background image would span the whole page? I am using this: \usepackage{eso-pic} \...
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Simplest way to add table headers background color in Latex

I am using this below code to generate a table, \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|p{3cm} | p{3cm} |} \hline Title1 & Title2 \\ \hline Item1 & Item2 \\ \hline \end{tabular} ...
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Coloured sidenote area for Tufte book

I'm trying to have the sidenote (or margin) area of the tufte-book document class have some background colour. Ideally it would cover the whole page, but only those where it is relevant. I have tried ...
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Divide a page by a spiral binder

I need help for this (lesson plan) format by tikz. Now, this is based on the answer from Schrödinger's cat.
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Background image on frame not in slide navigation

I try to achieve the following: have a background image on a frame and disable the frame to appear in the navigation bullets at the same time. I can do both but not at the same time. If commenting out ...
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Overlapping image and text in a variable-width minipage or configuring a background image of a single minipage

I am trying to overlap an image with an arbitrary text in a variable-width minipage. I want a minipage because the minipage will be next to another minipage of a variable-width as well. And I have ...
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scrlttr2 - Using different background images for 1st page

I want to use different background images within a letter I created with scrlttr2, on the first page image A and on all other pages image B. Here is a working minimal example to use the same ...
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ConTeXt: Pixel-perfect figure span across a two-page spread

Background Looking to split external figures across two pages, evenly, for a seamless layflat photobook. Problem The seam between two pages is misaligned for illustrations that span two pages. This ...
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Memoir chapter style with with background color spreading across text / number

Greetings to the community! My goal is to create the pdflatex document using the memoir class, which would have \chapters, \sections, and \subsections have the following formatting (font is not ...
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How do I use two colours in a bounding box?

I had what I thought was a simple task, which is to create two different coloured background rectangles. The purpose is to distinguish one set of concepts from another. I haven't found an answer that ...
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\columncolor in foreground if use \multirow

It seems that if I use >{\columncolor{green!30}}c and have \multirow content in that column, the color ends up in the foreground. The only difference in these two tables is that the second one has &...
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Adding a background picture to the first page and last page

Hi I was just wondering on how I could add a background picture to the last page and first page? I want one page without anything but the picture and a last page. \documentclass[12pt]{extarticle} \...
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background color in titlesec

I am using the titlesec package to format the titles of sections. I would like to change the background color of the frame shape. Concretely, I would like to obtain a solid (that is, the same color ...
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Image as background pattern — connecting bars in tikz mindmaps

This is a follow-up to a previous question. Assuming the following setup: \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage[dvipsnames,svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap,...
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Is it possible to insert an image as a background pattern to mindmap nodes?

Suppose I've got the following mindmap: \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage[dvipsnames,svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap,trees,shadows} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Is there a hidden background in Beamer?

I have a beamer presentation for which I want to put a picture as a background for all slides. In order to do so, I use the eso-pic package with the command \AddToShipoutPicture. My problem is that ...
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Control ribbon colour while using background package

I refer to this answer for drawing a ribbon with variable bending points. Based on the code of Schrödinger's cat, I cannot produce a white ribbon when using the background package at the same time. ...

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