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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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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). \setbeamertemplate{background}{% \begin{tikzpicture} \path (0,0) rectangle (\...
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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 ...
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How do you place text in a box without capturing footnotes?

I would like to place a light grey box behind paragraphs, or groups of paragraphs (which might include quotes, lists, etc...). Unfortunately mdframed captures the footnotes and brings them into the ...
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Background package with tikz externalization

I have a follow up question of the thumb index presented in Show current chapter number on each page margin. When I use it alone it works ok. However, when I use it in combination with tikz ...
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Change background colour to black and text to white?

I am using the following code for a beamer presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fancybox} \title[short version]{SOME TITLE} %\...
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pgfplots: Fill between breaks background layer

I'm using the fillbetween library of pgfplots and I want to show background rectangle of the enclosing tikzpicture. However, the \addplot fill between command seems to break the background layer. ...
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TIKZ Matrix nodes filled with colour afterwards and set to background

I have a (maybe easy) problem in formatting a matrix in tikz. In the first step I ordinary filled my matrix with nodes inside the matrix environment. After finishing my matrix I use the fit ...
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how to create a slide

I was just wondering, does anyone know how to create a slide like this using beamer presentation?
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Fade out background pic without beamer

I am writing a technical report with a background figure on the cover. I want to add a fade-out effect to the image and I have found this answer How to add a gradient fade-out effect to an image? but ...
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Setting background colour with tikzposter

I'm using tikzposter for the first time. Looking at the documentation (http://ctan.mirrors.hoobly.com/graphics/pgf/contrib/tikzposter/tikzposter.pdf), it seems it should be simple to set the ...
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Putting a graphic in the background of the title line of poster?

I am using the beamerposter.sty file to make my poster and I want to put a background in the title section of the poster- not a graphic or logo of an institution, but an actual background that spans ...
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TikZ: Background boarder lines

I used TikZ to create some awesome flow charts, but I still have a hard time to understand how to apply a background to my flow charts. In detail, I would like to have a boarder line around some of ...
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Color coordinate text field after removing text with context

I want to print a book in color (four colors). The content in this book is black. Now when I want to print, the background of the background with color is white and does not fit in the exact print ...
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Background {aside} page

I searched a lot but couldn't find an answer. I would like to put a white background to the side page of my CV. Here is the view of the CV and the code: Thanks for your time !!! %%%%%%%%%%%%%% % ...
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Background package in beamer: individual frames

This answer provides a solution for putting the same background image in all slides. Is there a way to use the background package for individual slides? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Different background colors for different LyX documents?

By default the LyX background color is FAF0E6 (or 250, 240, 230). I can change it by going to Tools > Preferences > Look & Feel > Colors > Background > "Alter..." However, this changes the ...
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underline and background color for section or subsection

Please , help me to get a section or subsection with an underline and background color as the same figure below ? Here is the code of my document with ordinary titles : \documentclass[11pt]{report}...
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fit and/or backgrounds does not work as expected in tikz-qtree

I am drawing a tree using tikz-qtree and want to draw backgrounds for two groups of nodes: the left group consisting of l, l1, l2 and the right group consisting of r, rl, l3, l4, l5. However, as shown ...
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Environment to change background color of a portion of the page, vertically defined by the height of the contents of the environment?

I am trying to highlight some portions of a document. These portions can be paragraphs, images, equations and – quite importantly – list items. The highlighting should preferrably happen by a ...
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I want a background for my entire plot created with pgfplots

I'm using pgfplots to create some simple plots for my document. I want the entire thing to have a yellowish background. What I dit was this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{...
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Get decode array that turns black into specific color

I have chosen a specific color that I am using for my letters. The color is used in headings and titles. I also have a black and white image that I want to use as a background, but I want it to have ...
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Background Image/picture with margin spaces

I would like to add some image or maybe some color picture in the page background. However, I would like to leave some margin space. The darker area is out of the page. The mais page color is white ...
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Fill area of the spectral curve with CIE Chromaticity fading to generate a CIE Chromaticity Diagram in pgfplots

I am trying to draw a CIE Chromaticity Diagram with pgfplots. I found TikZ Chromaticity Diagram which shows a very beautiful solution using tikz. To draw conveniently datasets on the CIE chromaticity ...
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How to change after preamble the color a beamer's block shadow fades to?

Thanks to this answer, it is possible to make the shadow of a beamer's block fade to the background color instead of white. As pointed out by the following MWE, the problem is, the solution provided ...