# [Tugindia] redsquare contd.

Asha G dendron.15 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 12:07:54 CEST 2012

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> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Asha G <dendron.15 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I would like to create colored squares :
> >
> > \blacksquare creates a filled black square
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> > but using the same logic
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> > \redsquare does not give  a filled red square but an error message.
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> You can use tikz to do that. Here is a MWE :
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> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
> %
> \usepackage{tikz}
>
> \newcommand{\redsquare}{\tikz \path [fill=red,draw=black]  (0,0)
> rectangle (10pt,10pt) ;}
>
> \begin{document}
>
> This is a red square~\redsquare
>
> I am trying to mention \redsquare in my caption as different plots are of
different colors - \redsquare, \greensquare and so on. It is a bit unwieldy
to write this entire program in the caption.Is there some other way of
going about it. I think I did try package xcolor to no effect. But will try
again.
Asha Gopinathan