# [pdftex] Setting the overwrite mode for text

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Fri Oct 28 01:19:13 CEST 2005

On Thu, 27 Oct 2005, Joerg Heinrich wrote:

> I'm using pdfTeX (Web2C 7.4.5) 3.14159-1.10b and have following
> problem: I have to set a black text on a colored background in the PDF
> overwrite mode, but I don't know how can I do this.

you mean text in a colored box?

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{color}
\begin{document}
\colorbox{yellow}{like this?}
\end{document}

Regards, Hartmut