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How to change color of edge of characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outlined characters There are many ways how to change whole character color. I want edge color to be different from body color of character. How to do it? It is ...
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Adding left/right bars to letters

Is there an equivalent of the top/bottom bars you can get with \overbar, \underbar but for left and right bars? I would like to have a small vertical bar right next to some text in mathmode. I would ...
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Connecting nodes in every page

I would like to create a document where section titles are tikz nodes, and i would like to connect the nodes in every page with a path starting from the top righth corner of the page in every page. Is ...
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Red squiggly imitation

Is there an elegant way to draw red squigglies under text, to emulate what a [source] code editor does when it detects errors (either spelling mistakes, syntactical errors or semantic errors)? Here ...
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underline in a part of a section title in amsart

I want to use math symbols including underline (e.g. $\underline{R}_{H,V}$) in a section title in a document in amsart documentclass with table of contents. So I typed (roughly) ...
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Underlining an equation in an align block

I'm trying to set up a system of equations and want to underline the last equation, but can't figure it out. Here's what I have: \begin{alignat*}{4} &F_n &- mg &- F_a\sin 32^\circ &= ...
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How can I visualize key press combinations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard Font for LaTeX One of my favorite Wiki-Sites (ubuntuusers.de) allows the editors to add key combinations. [[Template(Keys, Strg+T)]] [[Template(Keys, ...
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Outlined characters in Beamer

Following Outlined characters, you can make selectable outlined text using the contour package. For example, the following writes "Text text text contour text", with "contour" in green with a red ...
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How do I put text over a squiggly arrow?

I am currently trying to write text over a squiggly arrow (\rightsquigarrow). For normal arrows, I use the extarrows package, which provides commands like \xlongrightarrow and \xLongrightarrow which ...
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Recreating a logo (text around a circle)

My objective is to figure out how to put text around the circumference of a circle as shown below. I have read Calligraphic logo in tikz which answer part of my question but not completely as ...
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Fancy start-of-chapter marks

I'd like to include some fancy start-of-chapter marks in my poster. I especially like these marks (see pictures below) in a Power Point template. I wonder if there is a convenient way to produce ...
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Why doesn't \underline{REALLY LONG TEXT} wrap? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? The string \underline{FOO BAR FOO BAR FOO BAR ... [100 more of these]} runs off the page in my ...
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Strikeout - when which package ? ( ulem vs soul vs …)

When to use which package for strikeout? I see answers : \usepackage{ulem} \sout{Hello World} or \usepackage{soul} \st{Hello world} or \usepackage{cancel} \cancel{Hello world} In what ...
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How to put a blank space having dimensions equal to some text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to replace a large block of text by an empty block of the same size? A friend of mine is preparing some teaching materials. In the version for the lecturer there ...
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How to create a keybutton in latex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard Font for LaTeX So the result looks like: Press F5 for help. I've checked the fancybox package, but it only includes three patterns: doublebox, ovalbox, ...
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how to align equations with some text

I want to align the equations with text. Though the equations are aligned as I want it to be but still the text is not aligned. \begin{align} \mathscr{F}^\prime(x_0)^{-1}&\in L(Y,X) \quad ...
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How to illustrate a drawing with text and two decorations

How can I create a drawing like this: The stuff in red are only explications (with "middle" I meant middle of the drawing representing the spiral) and should not be drawn. Tikz would be best, since ...
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Border on top of paragraph

I am trying to put a line over a paragraph in LaTeX. I tried this code: \noindent\makebox[\linewidth]{\rule{\textwidth}{2pt}} ...
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Paragraph header

I want to include an indented, underlined, upper- and lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period in my document instead of using \subsubsection. Anyone who knows how I can define the command for ...
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Illuminated manuscripts & LaTeX [closed]

How can I produce Illuminated manuscripts (something like this)? Are there existing examples of illuminated manuscripts made with latex, or websites that provide initials or decorations with this ...
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A thicker wave underline

I have found \uwave in the ulem package, and its definition in ulem.sty: % Now define various special underlines. All the definitions go like % \def \command {\bgroup \markoverwith{something} \ULon} ...
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Formatting Equation Numbers

I need the numbers of equations and brackets around to be in bold. Doing like this \usepackage{etoolbox} \pretocmd{\theequation}{\bf}{}{} only the number is produced in bold, how to bold brackets? ...
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\href without decoration (no underline) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove ugly borders around clickable crossreferences and hyperlinks I would not show the hyperlink underline decoration when I use \href macro from hyperref package. I ...
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How to create text with shadows?

This question led to a new package: shadowtext I used the following code: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-3d,pst-text} \usepackage{soul} ...
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How can I shift the text of a node?

I'm using tikz to represent an axe. The code is the following: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{trees} \usepackage{relsize} ...
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Closer underline

I am currently using \underline{...} to underline text. However, I want the underline to be closer to the letters (as of now, there's too much whitespace between the letters and the line). Is there ...
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Having all links underlined with dotted line

so I'm trying to figure out how to have all links underlined with a dotted line. The furthest I got with this and this is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,soul,lipsum} ...
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Hyphenatable material enclosed in group braces

I have text that I need to repeat quite a few times: \newcommand{\repeatme}{text to repeat that is somewhat long and verbose} I'd like to underline this text and have it not cause hbox overflow ...
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'Wordart' in (La)TeX

Would it be feasible to try to reproduce something like the image below in TeX? I just wanted to ask the advice of some experts before I invested too much time trying. I've already messed around with ...
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Underlined links with hyperref possible?

How can I have underlined links with hyperref? That means how to configure hyperref not to change the color of the printout but use underlined active links which are completely transparent in print. ...
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How to leave underscored white space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Long underscore in LaTeX I am not even sure if there isn't a proper typographical term for this thing. I use it for a questionnaire, where I have questions like: I ...
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How to replace a large block of text by an empty block of the same size?

I know there exists the \phantom command, but does it work on large blocks of text (containing several paragraphs or even several pages)? What I want is to have some commands, call them \hide and ...
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How to strike through obliquely, e.g. to indicate cancellation?

How can I strike through an expression (e.g. "2x") obliquely, e.g. from bottom left to top right, so as to indicate cancellation? With the \sout command from the ulem package, I can only strike ...
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Problem with underline in listings

I want to underline some code in my source code included using listings. I did the following but the underline is including the white space before the statement. How could I do it so that it only ...
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Custom switches (such as for underlining)

Some packages (ntheorem for example) take only text switches as arguments that can be used in the form {\switch text}, for example \bfseries. If I now want to have a suitable command for underlining, ...
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Apply formatting to outermost parentheses

I have some text information where I need to apply a text format to all the outer most parentheses such as making them larger and/or bold. In a sense I want to process text like ...
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Writing clean long underscores [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Long underscore in LaTeX I'm writing a document in which I encourage the reader to "fill in the blanks" in order to be actively engaged with the proof. Is there any way ...
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underline omitting the descenders

I'm very well aware that it is considered best practice not to use underlining other than on typewriters and in handwriting. But sometimes it is needed nonetheless. In my opinion the typographically ...
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List of symbols with glossaries — problem with using \underline

I'm having a weird problem with glossaries (TeXLive 2011, glossaries v3.01), illustrated by the following example: % compile this with % pdflatex example.tex % makeindex -s "example.ist" -t ...
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Turning underlines OFF in hyperref

How do I get rid of all underlines under links in hyperref? I am processing to DVI, not PDF (because I am using some PS-specific graphing which is non-functional in pdflatex). I am specifying ...
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How to write/draw over the figure with site specific locations in Latex

I wish to show some comment/text bubble on my picture in latex presentation. Kindly help me to write/comment on a included figure in latex.
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Visualize index entries in the text?

When I ad an index entry using \index with all the options available for the "format" and "see", and cross-reference, I'd like to see at the place where I make the index entry how this specific entry ...
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Is it possible to have hyphenations in \underlined{text}?

In a document I was writing, I had some really long captions and I wanted to emphasize the important parts in them. I tried to use \underline{} but no hyphenation was used at both the caption and at ...
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Triple underlining

I am quoting passages from ms. letters and need to underline a few words with three lines. Does a command exist for doing so? I've consulted Melchior Franz's soul package documentation from 2003 and ...
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Can I draw a small arrow from a word to a space-gap on the same line?

I want to illustrate that the const in the following line can also be moved one word to the right. Maybe I can underline the const and draw a slim arced arrow pointing to the next gap? const int * ...
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How do I write \underline text but with a dotted line

Like Hello World ........... or Hello World ----------- And not so Hello World // \underline{Hello World} ___________ //
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Underline and center headings

For a paper I have to make my LaTeX document guideline conforming. Many of you will already guess now that this means dirty work by violating virtually all possible typography standards. My biggest ...
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How can I have colored and underlined links with hyperref?

I would like the internal hyperlinks generated by hyperref to be colored and underlined. Reading some of the package documentation, I know that these \hypersetup keys exist: colorlinks: when ...
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Good Style of Creating a Signature all within LaTeX

I have a small task that involves trying to get a signature using LaTeX fonts. I want to be able to make the signature look as handwritten as possible (pen/marker) using the LaTeX fonts. Also like to ...
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Long underscore in LaTeX

In LaTeX, how would I make a long underscore? For example, Name _______ Signature _______