[texworks] \begin{document} in colour

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 01:32:51 CET 2010

Any one looking for easy definition of additional rgb colours for
those #rrggbb may find this wheel useful.



2010/1/19 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> On 2010-01-19 05:03, Paul A Norman wrote:
>> Thank you Steffan for pointing me there.
>>      red            N    \\begin\{document\}
>> Works really well, but the following always defaults to the default
>> green defined in the file.
>>      white/red;B            N    \\begin\{document\}
>> Where are the commands like " white/red;B " found please?
> This was probably my bad. They were added in r476 (background color) and
> r488 (font flags), which are not available as a general download yet
> (Jonathan promised to update the downloads soon, though, so there is
> hope ;)). Note that even then, you will need to (temporarily)
> remove/rename the configuration/ directory in your Tw config folder as
> the files are not updated automatically in order to prevent accidentally
> overwriting changes made by the user. Alternatively, you can look at the
> current version of the file at
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/source/browse/trunk/res/resfiles/configuration/syntax-patterns.txt
> (and could also download it if you want).
>> What does not seem follow the www.w3.org specification is:
>> "A <color> is either a keyword (see Recognized color keyword names) or
>> a numerical RGB specification."
>> I have not yet found a way of entering an RGB triplet, I have so far
>> tried RGB(128,0,128) and 128,0,128 and rgb(128,0,128)
> Yeah, its the svg names that are supported, not the whole svg color
> definition. However, arbitrary numeric colors can be specified as
> #RRGGBB (where RR, GG, BB are two digit hexadecimal values) IIRC. E.g.
> #ff0000 for red, #ffffff for white, etc.
> Stefan

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