[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?

\colorbox{yellow}{like this?}

Regards, Hartmut

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