## HTML link coloring with CSS

Posted: 12th September 2014 by Tim in CSS, HTML
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HTML link colors can be changed easily using CSS. The properties which can be set are: link – a link to a page which has not been visited visited – a visited link hover – a link which has the mouse hovering over it active – a link which is being clicked (mouse button held […]

## Displaying code in LaTeX documents

Posted: 27th January 2014 by Tim in C++, Java, LaTeX
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There are a few ways to do this, but one of the simplest ways to pretty-print code in LaTeX documents is to use the listings package. The package can be configured to use specific colors for different parts of the code, with many programming languages supported. The following document will display code for both C++ […]

## Maintaining text color when piping through less

Posted: 28th November 2012 by Tim in Bash, Linux
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Say you’ve got a shell script which outputs a bunch of text with some parts colored, such as a regression testing system that colors failures in red and passes in green. The output from this is too big for one screen, so you pipe it through less, which strips away the colors. What you want […]

## Using colors in LaTeX

Posted: 21st October 2011 by Tim in LaTeX
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If you want to add a bit of color to your LaTeX document, you can do this quite easily with the color package. This package works with both pdflatex and latex and gives you the following color options: blue cyan green magenta red yellow To use the colors, simply include the color package and wrap […]

## Highlighting Table Rows in LaTeX

Posted: 6th September 2009 by Tim in LaTeX
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Ever want to highlight table rows in a LaTeX document? Unlike most LaTeX formatting, this one’s pretty simple. First, you need to \includepackage[table]{xcolor} at the top of the LaTeX document. (You will probably need to download the package (sudo apt-get install latex-xcolor on ubuntu). Next, simply add \rowcolor{color} before the table row. Colors include red, […]