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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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Colored and inclined boxes

I would like to get the following colored boxes so that they are also slightly inclined. Here is a picture of what it should look like Can someone tell me how to do this with latex? Which packages do ...
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Using AddToHook instead of background package

Recently I found out that the background package is deprecated and one should use \AddToHook{shipout/background} (comments in Positioning relative to page in XeLaTeX with package background and '...
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White background behind axis ticks [duplicate]

I couldn't find any solution to this specific problem, just with nodes. I want to make a white background behind all xlabel ticks, so the labels can be read again. My minimal code: \documentclass[...
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Boxes side by side with gray background

I'd like to create boxes (it may also be two columns) side by side such as in the following image. Also, in order to "highlight" the content, I'd like to add some gray background into it.
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How to achieve full-column-length coloured background for a single line?

I'm trying to recreate a template that is currently available in MS word format. It requires me to set the journal name on top of the title. Since I'm no expert, instead of trying to write a class ...
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Multiple different background images on the same (one) page, is it even possible?

My intent is to have several different background images on the same (one) page. I read background package documents and found no answer (though I didn't really got an idea of what the anchors are ...
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What is the most efficient way to alternate between portrait and landscape documents with small background images

I am designing worksheets for my math class and I want to have a school logo and class logo at the top corners of each document. My worksheets have lots of elements and I found that if I made the ...
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Multiple different images positioning and alignment in book either as background or/and graphic wrapped in text within or outside the margins

Hello and thanks for your help! I need a tool to have as many different images throughout my book as I want in every possible position. Here's what I need in details: To be able to add DIFFERENT ...
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Setting page background will influence the synctex location

I am using TeXstudio editor. When I set a background picture using the \addtohook command. It influence the Synctex locations always pointing to the end of the page not the actual text which I typed ...
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Make repeating watermark with tiling

I am trying to make two different types of watermarks: One which takes multiple words and puts them at an angle to fill the page, and A tile-able one which can take word(s) and/or images. Both of ...
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Pullquote with background color and different font

I have been able thanks to this answer to create a pull quote on the left side of the page. However, it’s missing a couple of parameters to make it more readable, such as the font family and the ...
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Listing background color is overflowing margins on broken lines

I'm using the code on Listing, zebra effect and broken lines as a base. However, when lines are indented by either spaces or tabs the margins of the listing are not respected and the background color ...
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Background image command works in twocolumn article but not in memoir

The following example works fine and places my chosen background image correctly: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \AddToHook{shipout/background}{ \put(...
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Beamer Warsaw customization [closed]

Hello I am trying to customize a beamer, with my colors for the title, font, colors for the header and background color. But I don't understand much about the subject, I have looked for similar ...
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Overlay all pages (alternative for watermark)

Hello I was wanting to put word in all pages exactly like the one shown Add watermark that overlays the images Though the watermark works for me this one does not work for me (I ran the exact same ...
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How can I add logo in the background? [duplicate]

I run a math club in my school. I want to put our club's logo at the top right corner of the document without hurting the texts in the document, i.e, I want the logo to be in the background. Can I do ...
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Background color for all existing floats(documentclass revtex and aastex)

The question is a follow-up to this. I hope to add the background color to all floats in batches without changing the content of these existing floats. This code works well when the documentclass is ...
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Save position information of all existing floats

The question is a follow-up to this one. Background color for all existing floats I hope to save the generated yellow background box location information to a new TXT file, as the floating element ...
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Background color for all existing floats

I'm using this code to add background color to all floating elements: \makeatletter \def\foo#1\normalcolor\vbox\bgroup#2!!{% \def\@xfloat ##1[##2]{#1% \normalcolor \hbox\bgroup{\color{yellow}\...
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Background color for tikzpicture

I learned from this answer to put a background color behind existing floats without having to change the content of these existing floats. \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \def\foo#1\...
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How to use background package multiple times

how can I use background package to draw different backgrounds? For example, this code \usepackage[center,all]{background} \SetBgContents{Wrote by Human - Wrote by Human - Wrote by Human - } \...
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Sandpaper-like page background

How can I add a background to the pages of my document as in this example? Original source: http://www.tsengbooks.com/images/6176s.pdf
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Different Backgrounds for title page and rest of the document (Koma Book)

I use something like \usepackage[pages=some]{background} \backgroundsetup{% firstpage=true, contents={First Page}, placement=center } which sets the contents on the title page. I now would ...
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Is it possible to add a background color just to an accent?

For something like \hat{w} or \vec{v} is it possible to set the background color for just the accent, i.e., the background of w and v would be normal, but the circumflex and vector symbol would be ...
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How to add a black rectangle in left side of every page in LaTeX

I really need to add a simple black box (rectangle) on left side of my pages in LaTeX with a fixed position. I have added a sample image. There isn't any concern with using an SVG file or just draw ...
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How to define a section(subsection) with custom background colorpage?

Is it possible to redefine certain \section or \subsection to have custom pagecolor? There are certain solutions like: How to change the background color only for the current page?, underline and ...
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Watermark text to fill the text area

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[table]{standalone} \usepackage{lipsum, graphicx, polyglossia, enumitem, amssymb, pifont, booktabs, cancel, animate, ulem, ragged2e} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \...
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Beamer: How to set background color only on title page in theme

I'm developing a Beamer theme and I want to make the background color of the title page one color and all the other slides to have a different color. I've found that I can change the background color ...
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Coloured background on part of a page

I am trying to colour the background of the top fifth of a page. I thought that I should use eso-pic and tikz for this, and came up with the following: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{eso-pic} \...
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Double background image on new chapter

I'm using the following template: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/template-for-a-masters-slash-doctoral-thesis/mkzrzktcbzfl. I am trying to put background images on the page that state a new ...
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Background image (Logo) gets hidden when I put another image

I am making a latex beamer presentation. The blank slide (with logo of a lion in background) looks like as shown Now, I want to add an image of a figure to this slide. When I add the figure to slide,...
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how to apply different background when plain vs footer frame option in beamer?

I am using beamer with a footer from metropolis theme for my presentations. I also need to add a background to fit with my lab standards. Since I am using a footer, I some empty space left for the ...
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How to color the background of the paper in latex?

How to color the background of the paper in latex? I want my document to have every other page coloring i.e., say I want the papers to be light blue and light pink alternatively, how can I do this? ...
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How to create a gray background for text like we do in markdown? [duplicate]

My question actually has two parts: 1- How can I create a gray background for a paragraph like this using latex? Lorem ipsum Lorem ipsum Lorem ipsum Lorem ipsum 2- How can I highlight just a little ...
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Figure in background

I have a box built with tcolorbox with blue color and I want to insert a figure inside this box. However, the space used by figure is white. How can I eliminate this blanck space and the background ...
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Change Beamer Slide Background Image Based on Frame Theme

I am working on replicating a PowerPoint theme used by institute in beamer. This theme has different background images for the main content, title, and section slides along with text that appears in ...
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The pdfscreen's overlay command makes magin error with texlive 2021

However beamer class is the best class for presentations, pdfscreen package exports slide quick from a LaTeX file. The background image with overlay command has been perfect before. When the Texlive ...
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use background package,how to make first page haven't the background image? [duplicate]

\documentclass{ctexbook} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{scale=1,angle=0,opacity=0.1,contents={\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth,height=\paperwidth,keepaspectratio]{lion600.png}}} \begin{...
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Problems with \usebackgroundtemplate

When I use a figure in \usebackgroundtemplate I nothe that the figure in the background does not adjust in my presentation. See the figure below: The shadows become white and the figure as background ...
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Novel Document Class Background Color

Is it me or does the background color when using the novel document class look a little dark? Anyone know how to make the background white white? MWE below. % !TeX TS-program = LuaLaTeX % !TeX ...
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How to add background colours to a four-quadrant power diagram?

I hacked the following drawing together. This makes it very difficult to colour the areas marked: 1.x.x, 2.x.x, 3.x.x, 4.x.x, 5.x.x, 6.x.x, 7.x.x and 8.x.x . In essence I would like to know how to ...
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Trying to get different backgrounds on even and odd pages

Pretty much what the title says. Simplest description, I have two backgrounds, one that is for the odd pages (pageBGRight.png) and one that is for even pages (pageBGLeft.png). My intuition is that it ...
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Use specific background exactly on one page

I have a document, that needs to have a specific background exactly on one ToC page, but because my ToC spans multiple pages the background also spans multiple pages before I can toggle another ...
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change background in paracol package

In manual for paracol package there is example how they change background color. But there is no particular code. Is it possible to change background color for paragraph or theorem environment? And ...
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How can I give each part page its own background image?

I would like to have a different background image for each part (not each chapter). I managed to do it but it's the same image that comes up every time, how can I customize that? Below is my code and ...
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Coloring background

\documentclass{book} \usepackage[a5paper,margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \newtheoremstyle{problemstyle} ...
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Is it possible to use the LaTeX packages "subfiles" and "background"?

I ran into a problem using the packages "subfiles" and "background" in my LaTeX project. I have a main file that looks like this: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip]{scrartcl} \...
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Prevent Beamer Background On One Slide

I wanted to make a background on each of my slides on a Beamer presentation, and this link did exactly what I needed: Background image in beamer slides And this works perfectly, except for the first ...
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Background for a single page

I'm trying to add an image as the background for the "Title Page" only I used the following code \usepackage{background} % I insert it in the main.tex file \backgroundsetup{ % ...
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Making an Illustrated Book with Image bleed and Non-Overlapping Text

I am trying to create an illustrated book with Latex. What makes my goal perhaps a bit non-standard, I think, is that I would like the images to have "bleed". Bleed, as you may already have ...
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