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Package `xcolor' by Dr. Uwe Kern
(xcolor at ukern dot de)

v2.11 (2007/01/21)

`xcolor' provides easy driver-independent access to several kinds of
colors, tints, shades, tones, and mixes of arbitrary colors by means of
color expressions like \color{red!50!green!20!blue}.
It allows to select a document-wide target color model and offers tools
for automatic color schemes, conversion between nine color models,
alternating table row colors, color blending and masking, color
separation, and color wheel calculations.

Installation instructions
=========================

Extract all package files:
  `latex xcolor.ins'

Put the generated files to their respective locations
within the TeX installation:
  *.sty -> /tex/latex/xcolor/
  *.def -> /tex/latex/xcolor/
  *.pro -> /dvips/xcolor/

Create the documentation:
  `latex xcolor.dtx'
  `latex xcolor.dtx'
  `makeindex -s gind.ist xcolor.idx'
  `latex xcolor.dtx'
  `latex xcolor.dtx'

Run the test files (N=1,2,...):
  `latex xcolorN.tex'
  `latex xcolorN.tex'

Notes
=====

- `xcolor1.tex' should run with both LaTeX and pdfLaTeX, it yields a
  50-page document with several systematic color conversion examples
- `xcolor2.tex' is a 3-page `pstricks' example document that won't run
  with pdfLaTeX
- `xcolor3.tex' is a 2-page example for demonstrating several display
  and logging facilities
- `xcolor4.tex' is a 1-page driver test file;
  uncomment the relevant code line in the header and run it with the
  appropriate program, e.g., `latex xcolor4' or any other processor;
  apply any desired post-processing like dvips, dvipdfm, etc.
- If the file `xcolor.ins' is missing, run `latex xcolor.dtx' once
  and quit the LaTeX compiler as soon as the first error message
  appears.

History
=======

See file `ChangeLog'.

Files

Name Size Date Notes
ChangeLog 14158 2007-01-21 02:11:00
README 1778 2007-01-21 02:11:00
xcolor.dtx 341027 2007-01-21 02:11:00
xcolor.ins 703 2007-01-21 02:11:00
xcolor.pdf 708541 2007-01-21 02:11:00
xcolor2.pdf 95173 2007-01-21 02:11:00

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xcolor – Driver-in­de­pen­dent color ex­ten­sions for LaTeX and pdfLaTeX

The pack­age starts from the ba­sic fa­cil­i­ties of the color pack­age, and pro­vides easy driver-in­de­pen­dent ac­cess to sev­eral kinds of color tints, shades, tones, and mixes of ar­bi­trary col­ors. It al­lows a user to se­lect a doc­u­ment-wide tar­get color model and of­fers com­plete tools for con­ver­sion be­tween eight color mod­els. Ad­di­tion­ally, there is a com­mand for al­ter­nat­ing row col­ors plus re­peated non-aligned ma­te­rial (like hor­i­zon­tal lines) in ta­bles. Colors can be mixed like \color{red!30!green!40!blue}.

Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Home pagehttp://www.uk­ern.de/tex/xcolor.html
Ver­sion2.11
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2003-2007 Dr. Uwe Kern
Main­tainerUwe Kern
Con­tained inTeXlive as xcolor
MikTeX as xcolor
Topics type­set­ting in colour
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