xkcd color list for LaTeX users…

After reading the (very) fun post about colors name at xkcd, I decided to create a small package to add the color list to my LaTeX documents…

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After circumventing a small bug in xcolor, and ten lines of python, I have managed to create a small package that I am sharing here.

To use it, simply load with \usepackage{xkcdcols} and you’ll have all the color from the xkcd page with names like xkcdTeal (note the capitalization)  and xkcdDarkPastelGreen, like in this snippet:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{xkcdcols} %
\begin{document} 
\textcolor{xkcdDust}{OneColor}
\textcolor{xkcdDarkPastelGreen}{AnotherColor}
\end{document}

And now you can have

\textcolor{xkcdBabyPoop}{This is not yummy at all}

or

\textcolor{xkcdGreenyGrey}{What a nice color name\ldots}

all over the place!

Compressed file following…

LaTeX Package for xkcd colors

LaTex Package for xkcd colors
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Caption: LaTex Package for xkcd colors
Filename: xkcdcols_rgtti.zip
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