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{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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how can I adjust the first includegraphics opacity? [closed]

xeLaTeX i can't adjust the first background's opacity.
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Blocks' title and body in the same slide under default beamer theme with allowframebreaks option

I am preparing a presentation with the default beamer theme, since I need something really simple. I am using a background image that has to fade from right to left, and I modified the margins in ...
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Change background color of parts of the text, possibly containing floats

With tcolorbox, for example, it's possible to change the background color of parts of the text (even from one page to another, thanks to its breakable library). But it relies on boxes that can't ...
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How can I make an image background? And how can I change the standard color from black? [duplicate]

I want to make an image background in Overleaf and I have no I idea how to do that. I want to be able to write over it just like one can change background color with \pagecolor{color}, I also want to ...
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Improving Arguelles, a beamer theme, circumventing the use of TikZ in background definition

I found a very neat beamer theme (Arguelles, https://github.com/piazzai/arguelles) however there are three things that I believe are troublesome with the theme. I am trying to improve them but I am ...
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tikz-cd "equal" arrow with a colored background

I use a Beamer template with black background. Whenever I type an equal arrow with tikzcd, it appears as a large white line (because some background is added between the two lines of the "equal&...
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Change headline and footline for section page

I've started to write my own beamer theme. Now, I would like to style the section page and the subsection page with a coloured background, while the rest of the pages have a white background. Headline ...
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Table of contents : different page styles for first and subsequent pages

It's my first question. I read only answers and comments usually. Its work before =). So, question is how to use different styles for first and subsequent pages of TOC. I've written different styles ...
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Background color in frame mode (titlesec)

It is easy to get the un-colored version of my \section header using the following code: {\normalfont} {\filright \footnotesize \enspace SECTION \thesection\enspace } {8pt} {\Large\bfseries\...
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How Tikz blending modes are working?

In short, I would like to do exactly what is done in a previous question, but for any colors. Or at least understand better how it works. To be more precise: I would like to automatically change the ...
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Fancy Beamer presentation ToC: add a background Tikz picture

I want to have a fancy ToC in a Beamer presentation. For that, I want to have a the background filled with a certain color, or even with rounded edges. In the following code I have two approaches. The ...
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Shading parts of fitch-style natural deduction proofs

I'm using the fitch package (the one written by Prof. Selinger and is now maintained, I believe, by Richard Zach) for pedagogical purposes -- as I suspect many people do. It would be helpful to be ...
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Double-paged title page

I'm trying to find how I can have a 'double sided' title page in latex, using the TU Delft Template (please see the link below). Now, a new chapter and thus its title page always starts on the right ...
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Backgroundsetup not in the background?

I have a backgroundsetup for every page in my latex file. But I want the content of the backgroundsetup in front of the rest of the document. Is this possible with backgroundsetup or do I need to use ...
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How to set background image on every page using group elements

I need to put a background image on full page and I have several group elements, sometimes two groups on one page I only get one Image on half of the page and on the next page the group elements start ...
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Is it possible to keep the fading background on the node without showing the back of the drawing?

I have just discovered the fading library of the software and I find it curious that I have not found an easy method to not show the back drawing, that is to say that the background of the node is ...
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How to make the inner icon solid in fontawesome

I am using fontawesome 5 to make a framed environment. How do I go about making the inner icon solid so that the background color does not show? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Watermark using background package doesn't work in Xepersian

I tried to add watermark to my beamer using the followng (that can be found in this post) \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{ placement=center, ...
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How do I add a background behind my page number with fancyhdr?

I currently try to set my page number via: \fancyhf{}% \fancyfoot[RO]{\begin{picture}(0,0)\put(1.5cm,-0.9cm){\includegraphics[width = 1cm]{page-number}}}\put(1.5cm,-0.9cm){\makebox[0pt]{\...
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How can I add specific pages of a PDF file as backgrounds on different pages?

I want to add specific pages from a PDF as backgrounds to different pages in my LaTeX document, creating a new command for each desired image. How can I do this? I'm somewhat new and can't find how to ...
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Background for Listings with TeX escape, but caption outside

Listings does not play well with backgrounds and included math formulas (using mathescape) - there are white horizontal lines because Listings doesn't know how tall the lines are meant to be. You can ...
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Place text on image at specific locations

I am trying to palace text on a background image for a cover for a document. The background image will be static hence I used \AddToShipoutPicture* I would like to know if there is a much more ...
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Text in \AddToShipoutPictureBG

I would like to put some text in the command \AddToShipoutPictureBG the desired output is printed in red on the picture. How can I do this ? I've tried using Foot left \hfill \page \hfill Foot right ...
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Changing titlepage in beamer: background, box, title position

After having some issues with Office Word I had to redo my thesis in LaTeX and now I decided to change from power point to beamer as well. However I don't like very much the beamer templates and I'm ...
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Allow text to sit over out-of-bounds graphic

I have a feathered graphic which extends beyond its bounding box. It blends into the background, and is not supposed to interfere with main text setting. Unfortunately, text set before the graphic is ...
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Color flashcards with flashcards document class

I would like to specify the background (or border) color of a flashcard with the "flashcard" document class, how can I do that? Here a minimal exemple: \documentclass[testpage,grid]{...
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How to use image as page background

I have an png image, I would like to integrate it into a latex leaflet. I would like to put this image at the corner of the page as a background. But I can't get it to go outside of the margins. Here ...
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Set background color for scrbook \maketitle page

I am using the scrbook document class, and I just want to set the background color for the standard title page created through \maketitle. I already tried using the pagecolor package [1], but it shows ...
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How to erase the backgroundcolor just for one image/word?

The background color behind the image should be white over the whole height of the box. Just the text has to be with the green background color. Is it possible to do it inside the box or only with ...
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Background package - Troubles with `\NoBgThispage` command

I am not able to make this command be deterministic. The weird behaviour I get with PDFLaTeX is explained in the comments of the following MWE. I checked for conflicts with package afterpage, also ...
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How can I put an overlay tikz picture below and ordinary text?

The following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{tikzmark} \begin{document} This is some text: \tikzmarknode{Foo}{foo}. And this is some text in between that the filling ...
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Line from lower left to upper right corner of page with metapost

I have this example where I want to draw a line in the background from corner to opposite corner of the page using metapost, The problem is that the line does not reach both ends, and I cannot figure ...
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Beamer: Customise Title and Footer Background color

I would like to get I have forgotten to change the colour. Can anyone tell me how can I get desired result? Here I am using the code(partial): \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<...
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Instances of Background Boxes keep increasing with each Chapter/function call

I'm using the following MWE to create a PDF and when I edit the created PDF it reveals that with each chapter or \chapframe call the number of instances of boxes keep increasing. This can also be made ...
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set transparent color for a pgfpicture

I have a simple document which inputs picture.tex file that includs data of a pgfpicture: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{xcolor} \pagecolor{black} % set the page colour to ...
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Beamer template Talking head

I have some beamer slides for a lecture in 16:9 format and I want to record videos for this lecture. In the video, I'd like to add myself as taking the head into the slides in the bottom right corner. ...
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Grid environment for exercise solution

Following the example in the tcolorbox manual, p. 148, I produced the following MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} % ...
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Page Background for Certain Pages Only

Consider the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{background} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{lipsum} \backgroundsetup{ color=black, scale=1, opacity=1, angle=0, contents={\tikz\draw[line ...
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LaTeX Background package doesn't function as I command

When I'm using background package to do some decorating, however found out the outcome wasn't as I expected. Here's what I use: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=1in,right=1in,top=1in,bottom=...
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I have a 10 page pdf. How can can I use this as a background for a new document?

I have a 10 page pdf. I want to use latex to add some text and equations to each page of this pdf. How can this be achieved? Here's how I do it right now: Split the 10 page file into ten single page ...
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"pages=some" option ignored by backgroud package when passed using the \backgroundsetup command

I am trying to use the background package to include watermark-style in the background of my document. However, I only want the background in certain, but not all pages. Supposedly, the package has an ...
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What is the difference between "none" and "white" on package pagecolor?

The title pretty much says it all. pagecolor seems to treat the options white and none differently, in particular because none doesn't work with package crop. What would be the reasons to use none ...
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How to position a figure with a colored page background on the opposite page of a section head?

After having tried pretty much every idea that I could think of in the last two days, I would like to ask for help here. In a nutshell, I would like to achieve the following in ConTeXt: Position an ...
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How to put a gray box around text that splits at page break

Is there a way to create a gray box around text that will split upon a page break? For example, using tcolorbox I can get the following: However, it will shift onto the next page if it does not fit ...
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How to draw a shape under text?

I use the memoir class to produce a children's poetry book. To make it more engaging for the readers, I rely on the background package to include pictures that cover the entire page. Sometimes text ...
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How do I access the name of the current chapter for a background image?

I add a background image to every page and want to add a different one based on the name of the current chapter. It would also be good to know how whether the preface and title pages before the ...
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Background working differently in the first run

Coming back to a document after some months caused the background configured through the background package to disappear. I checked it was recovered after deleting the aux file, but only for the first ...
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Can I randomise a page background across all my pages?

I have a folder with X images, I would like to randomise this as background for all pages. Is there a good package for this?
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How can I not add a background for empty pages

I am using the background package to add a background to each page. I want a different background for odd and even pages, which is why I use \AddEverypageHook. However, AddEverypagehook works on all ...
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How to add a background to the final page of the document?

I want to add a background to the final page of the document. I have two images, one that I have added on the first page of the document works perfectly, but I am not sure how to add the second one. \...
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