# [scribus] Latex Text in different Colour ?

Julian Robbins julian.robbins at q-par.com
Wed Jul 8 10:50:11 CEST 2009

John Culleton wrote:

> On Tuesday 07 July 2009 11:47:20 am Julian Robbins wrote:
>
>> What I'm also trying to do is simply to render LaTeX text in a
>> different colour. You can set a few different fonts, and font
>> sizes, but I cant find any means to set a colour.
>>
>> Anyone ?
>>
> Easy. You add a file named pdfcolor.tex thus:
> \input pdfcolor.tex
> In that file you will find about 70 CMYK colors defined. The colors
> are defined first, then user friendly names are defined for the
> colors, like
> \def\cmykPeach{0 0.50 0.70 0}
> followed by
> \def\Peach{\pdfsetcolor{\cmykPeach}}
> Why they chose a two step process I don't know.  But that is the
> mechanism.  You can copy the method in your own file to make your
> own colors.
>
> To actually use the color Peach you would use the command (gasp!)
> \Peach
> with brackets around the  colored text thus:
> {\Peach Isn't she a peach?}
> To be safe add \Black after the closing bracket.
>
Hi John

Thanks for your help. Still would be useful to change the colour of Tex
frames within Scribus IMHO ...

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Kind regards

Julian
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