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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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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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TeX rendering in a Java application

I want to render math formulas in my Java GUI application. I am looking for a library made for computer use, not web use, which can render TeX. I have already tried jLatexMath, but it's very slow when ...
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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 improve rendering

The rendering above the red line(zoomed in) was a result of: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} The rendering below the red line(zoomed in) was a result of: \documentclass[journal]{AIAA} Why is there ...
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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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Box border lines not showing properly on PDF

I have the following code that generate a box with text content: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand\tipbox[1]{% \begin{center}% \fcolorbox{black}{white}{%...
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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 ...
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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 ...