how to set header font color in Latex – Education Career Blog

Is it possible to change the header font color in Latex?


You could have a look at the sectsty package.

The secsty package provides a set of commands for changing the fount 1 used for the various sectional headings in the standard LATEX 2ε document classes

From the manual:

Make sure you include the package in your document by saying in your
document preamble:


You will then have some new commands available. For example:


will give you sanserif for all sectional headings.


If you want to change the section heading’s font color all at once, then you need to re-define the startsection command.

The following link has a detailed description of customizing sectiong headings’ font color,
Title and Section Headings

I have copy pasted the relevant code that needs to be inserted into the preamble,

\@startsection{section}{1}{\[email protected]}%
              {-3.5ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}%
              {2.3ex \@plus.2ex}%
\@startsection{subsection}{2}{\[email protected]}%
              {-3.25ex\@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}%
              {1.5ex \@plus .2ex}%

Also, you must remember to import the color package


Here is the link for more information on colors,
Color Info

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