# [NTG-context] Different colors in LaTeX and ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jul 12 16:44:36 CEST 2016

```On 7/12/2016 3:44 PM, Henri Menke wrote:
> Dear Hans,
>
> `pgfutil-context.def`.  However, they are commented out with the message
>
>> % no need for x colors (users can load it if needed)
>> ...
>> %\pgfutil at definecolor{gray}{gray}{0.5}
>
>
>> \csname pgfutil at definecolor\endcsname{gray}{gray}{0.5}
>
> to my document the gray shows up fine.  So that's for sure a feasible
> workaround.
>
> Can you comment on the phrase »no need for x colors (users can load it
> if needed)«?  I'm not quite sure what it means and it suggests that
> there exists a proper solution to my color problem.

normally you want the same colors in tikz images as in context so then
defining them in tikz is creating incompatibilities (your case is the
reverse and a-typical)

Hans

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