Questions with this tag are about the uses, and also problems with using, the `soul` package for letterspacing, underlining, overstriking and highlighting, perhaps also using colour.

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Kerning issue in soul \hl with \emph

The text is little squashed when using \hl with \emph, but only with particular words which makes me think this is a kerning issue? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{soul} ...
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Line breaks in underlined citations

I've been looking for a solution to automatically highlight citations to the works of a specific author using biblatex, but the question is still unanswered and I'm lacking time at the moment to ...
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Changes package - highlight and strikethrough

I am working with the changes and soul package. Highlighting DELETED passages works well with \sethcolor and hl command: \setdeletedmarkup{\sethlcolor{green}{\hl{#1}}} Is it possible to combine the ...
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Highlighting words with special characters using \hl (soul)

I am using xelatex, polyglossia and the document is in UTF-8 encoding. I use the soul package to highlight words (using soulutf8 makes no difference). The problem is really weird, so I will go ...
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soul for text highlighting, microtype for letterspacing, and xspace: incompatibility

I am trying to use soul for highlighting text and microtype for letter spacing (and other things). But I cannot get the two to work together nicely when I include xspace (I use this mainly for ...
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soul package for wavy underline with bidi does not compile

I am using the soul+tikz code provided by Gonzalo Medina in Red squiggly imitation to get a wavy underline All works well until I include the raqgged2e and bidi packages. At compile time I get ! ...
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Soul package and spacing problems

Similar problems with soul package can be found here and here. But since my problem is simpler than those (even related with spacing) I guess that it could have a simpler solution. The problem ...
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soul package doesn't work in beamer with existing solution

I'm making a conference poster with beamer, using this template. I would like to highlight a sentence, and following this, my tex is now: ...
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LaTeX Template shows up reconstruction failed with soul package

This is my first time here. I recently downloaded a cool template online and when I try using it, I jeep getting this error message saying "reconstruction failed with soul package". I searched for ...
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How to highlight accented characters in pdflatex?

I tried using soul package and hl{word inside with an accent such as é} but they simply can't be rendered in pdflatex. I tried lualatex or xetex and it worked, BUT on the downside a lot of other ...
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Box highlighting of text with rounded corners (soul-based)

Here it is an excellent solution from Gonzalo Medina. Could somebody help me to make it with nice small rounded courners?
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Use of ednotes and soul together - not working!

I am new to LaTeX and I have a problem with using ednotes and soul together. I want a text to be spaced, but also to add a note to it. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} ...