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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White bar left of beamer background image using tikz

I have to give a presentation in a few weeks and to make it a bit more visually pleasing I am adding more images. I have added an background image using the following code {\setbeamertemplate{...
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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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Beamer background-picture doesn't cover logo-region

My goal is to switch the backgroundtemplate for every \AtBeginSection{}-frame. This is working so far, but the logo-region is overlaying the background with a plain white region. I'm using \...
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Producing a book class document with a specific background image on a specific part interstitial and chapter interstitial page

I am preparing a document using a custom book class with LuaLaTeX. The book has parts as well as chapters, with blank pages created at the end of chapters and parts as necessary so that the first page ...
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Highlight inline formulas

I need either to add a color background or border around each inline formula. How? I want to ensure every formula is no more wide that about the 1/2 of the width of text, in order to publish them in ...
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\footnote and \starttextbackground interaction?

When a \footnote is placed such that there is a \starttextbackground frame split across the page break, the text backgound w/frame is being applied to the footnote as well. Am I doing something wrong, ...
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Add background color between header and footer

I am trying to add a background color to the area between the bottom of the header to the top of the footer. But, somehow the whole page gets filled with the background color. Can someone explain it ...
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Changing the half background color of a beamer frame?

Is it possible to change the half of the beamer frame background color perfectly (no margins), as shown in the picture: without using the above image as background. Maybe by using tikz or something.
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Is it possible to use a tikzpicture as background in a beamer presentation?

I'm trying to add a .tikz format file as background in a beamer presentation slide, but it seems to work with only .png, .jpg, .pdf files: \setbeamertemplate{background}{\includegraphics[width=\...
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Backgroud colour of picture captions

How does one change the background colour of the picture caption? For example, \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{center} \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{model_II_spec.png} \caption{Model II Species} \label{...
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how to change the background color of a figure in latex

I insert a figure in my latex. But I want to make the background of the figure to be blue. How could I achieve that? \begin{figure} [t]%[htbp]%[f] \centering \includegraphics[width= 0.65\linewidth]{....
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changing background color of a letter template

I found the tuletter class in Overleaf (which loads the article class) and I've been using it for typing letters of correspondence. Now, I want to change the background color of the letter from the ...
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How to make a box with grey color background using fbox in latex

how to make a box with grey color background using fbox in latex? I have the following code but have no idea how to change the background into grey color. \fbox{$\phantom{\num{665}}$} Appreciate ...
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Remove headerbox background color

How do I remove the headerbox background color to match the poster background?. In this code, the last \headerbox background is white, I want it to match the poster background: \documentclass[...
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how to include image in tex with its background set as transparent

I have some image a.jpg (say for example the below one) with some lines drawn in black over a white background. I am writing a tex document where i have set the background with \backgroundsetup{ ...
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Repeating Image Background in Table Cell

I want to create a table with a cell that has a repeating image as a background, i.e. the image should not stretch to fill the entire cell, but rather tile (like in the example below). I have the ...
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How to make textured text in LaTeX [duplicate]

In CSS you can make textured text like this: How can you do this same effect easily in LaTeX (XeLaTeX)? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Beamer Custom theme with logo and custom background

I just created a custom theme in beamer for our lab that has 2 pdf files for the backgrounds, 1 for the title page and another for the frames. I've placed the style files in an appropriate place (I ...
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Sphinx Verbatim (Code block) with background color

I would like to remove the frames and set a light grey shade background to my code blocks. I know I could use colorbox such as \begin{tcolorbox}, but I have no idea where to place it. Sphinx uses ...
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Vertical gradient color for background of one page

I want to type some text with XeLaTeX like this picture on one page. Sorry I don't have any good minimal code. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{Yas} \begin{document} تقدیم ...
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White space between document edge and background

I'm using a page-sized background image for my document to get a nice looking company page. However, it does not perfectly align to the left, but is slightly shifted, resulting in an ugly white edge ...
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how do I draw text above images using the background package?

I am working on repeating a watermark as answered here. Using that approach I find the drawn background always appears below images added using \includegraphics. Take the following document: \...
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How to set opacity of background picture and make two lines long text in right/left side?

I have problem for my book. (1) The text in the left/right side is too long. How to make it into two lines? (2) I cannot change the opacity into 0.2 only for rose background picture. How to change ...
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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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