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Pixel-perfect vertical alignment of image-rendered TeX snippets?

What is the most accurate way to automatically calculate the text baseline in an image that has been rendered from a TeX snippet—so that the rendered image can be given proper vertical alignment in a ...
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Space between emphasized word and parenthesis

When I have the following text (\emph{WSJ}) the J will touch the parenthesis in an ugly way (my opinion). Is LaTeX supposed to keep some space there? How can I get some more space there in a a nice ...
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Drawing a proper shadow for overlapping objects

I draw images that are composed of several overlapping nodes. If I add a drop shadow to each node, the shadow of the second node is drawn over the first node, as seen in the picture below (which ...
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Why does my PDF render differently in Windows and Linux?

I'm not trying anything fancy just a plain vanilla \title{Practical Node.js } However, in Linux the results look great (Document Viewer 3.2.1) In windows it looks absolutely terrible (Adobe ...
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Ugly font rendering [closed]

I've seen several recommendations of using T1 encoding \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, so I did. But I did notice a difference in font rendering, and it's not prettier. Old OT1: T1 encoding: I know the ...
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What commands/environments are supported by jLatexMath?

Is there documentation on which commands are available? For example right now I cant even \\ to get linebreaks, however \textcolor{red}{\mathfrak{A}rea}A=\pi r^2 works perfectly...
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Will reusing \sbox-ed cmds reduce DVI/PDF size?

I wonder wheither reusing \sbox'es decreases only .tex code or also its final output whether DVI/PDF/... i.e. does TeX expand them while writing DVI or PDF or does the viewer do that? For example ...
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MathJax - how to render equations in “title” atribute? [closed]

Is it possible to force MathJax to render equations that are in title attribute of img or other element ? e.g. <img src="xx.png title =" $$ \frac {3}{4}} $$ "> now it don't work. Page ...
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How to get correct rendering for \dh \TH (ð þ Þ)?

I have some references containing \dh and \TH. When using these symbols in either the LaTeX source or the .bib file I only get a black box. Neither \dh nor ð works. According to the documentation, T1 ...
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Is there a way to make standard LaTex PDF output look good *on screen* as well

While LaTeX-based PDFs are generally very good when printed, I find most of them really hard and annoying to read on-screen when viewing the full page. Most line widths are very small, which results ...