# \color

## Syntax

 \color[...]{...} [...] text {...} text

## Description

Sets the {text} in [color]

In mkii, If there is no 'text' argument given (the character following the ']' is not an '{'), then the command behaves like a plain TeX font switch: it will apply from here to the end of the current grouping level.

## Example

```This works in MkII:
This text is {\color[blue] blue}.
```
```This works in MkII and MkIV:
This text is \color[blue]{blue}.
```

In MkIV, only the second example would work as expected (that is the command is not any more a switch).

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