[OS X TeX] Beamer - dinglist -color

Christian Böhringer christian.boehringer at hispeed.ch
Sun May 18 12:39:41 CEST 2008


Thanks a lot Alan

Your instructions work just great. It's even much more flexible since I 
can mix the bullet marks within the same list. Just one more question: 
Why do the numbers for the mark characters change from 64 to 52 and 
from 67 to 55?

Christian

On 17.05.2008, at 22:46, Alan Munn wrote:

> At 7:32 PM +0200 5/17/08, Christian Böhringer wrote:
>> Hi everybody
>>
>> I'm doing a beamer presentation in which I'm using 
>> \begin{dinglist}{'64) to get an itemized list with checkmarks as 
>> bullets and \begin{dinglist}{'67} for crosses.
>> Does anybody know if and how I could color those marks green and red 
>> respectively?
>
> Load beamer with the option xcolor=dvipsnames (to get a broader range 
> of colours)
> Load pifont.sty
>
> Then define two new \item commands:
>
> \newcommand{\Xitem}{\item[\color{red}\ding{55}]}
> \newcommand{\Citem}{\item[\color{ForestGreen}\ding{52}]}
>
> Use \Xitem for crosses and \Citem for checks inside a regular itemize 
> environment.
>
> Alan
>
>
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