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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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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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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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.pdf font rendering

My friend and I are working on the same subject and I asked her to see her work. I noticed that her pdf rendering (if it's really that) is a lot different than mine even though we use the same "...
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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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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 put symbol in specific place and skip it in normal tex

I need to put some symbol/paragraph in specific (x,y) place. How I can do it? Is possible to skip this in normal text? Text is big but in specific place i put some words.
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TikZ with “remember picture” compiled with pdflatex yields different results compared to dvips -> ps2pdf

The following document \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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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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Issue with arXiv LaTeX - xypic diagrams rendering badly

I’m having an odd issue with the arXiv’s LaTeX processing: xypic diagrams that look fine when processed on my own system are rendering badly when processed by the arXiv. My question is: Is this ...
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why tspan instead of class? italics not rendered using htlatex

When using htlatex with "html,fn-in", the generated html has <tspan font-family="cmti" font-size="10">should be italics </tspan> but this is not rendered in the html (at least not in ...
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How to render readable a large TeXForm expression from Mathematica

I am using \documentclass[preprint,showpacs,preprintnumbers,amsmath,amssymb]{revtex4} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand\numberthis{\addtocounter{equation}{1}\tag{\theequation}} I'd like to know how ...
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Distortions caused by LaTeX?

First of all, here is a code to compile : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{palatino} % for font \usepackage{fancyhdr} % for header+footers \usepackage{...