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“Text along path” decorations take absurdly long to be compiled for non-default font sizes

I'm trying to use a text along path decoration in tikz-pgf which causes absurd loading times, sometimes far longer than an hour if I want to print a whopping two (!!) words in for example \large font ...
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Underline the section title text in table of contents

Hopefully this is easy. I would like to underline the text of the section title in the table of contents (with the section number removed). Similar to this picture, with the red line where the ...
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Why is unskip not working here?

I'm trying to define a macro to be used as follows: \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \newcommand{\thesis}[1]{\uline{\ignorespaces #1\unskip}} % underlining required by school - I know, I know % later... ...
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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 draw wavy line in the sentence

How to draw wavy line in Latex simply in the sentence line of an article paragraph. I know there is a underline \uwave comment, but I like to have just wavy line itself, without anything above. I am ...
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How to span \textit{} and \Large several lines in \author{}

I would like to span \textit{} in several line in \author{} tag. So far I know I can do this ( but here \LARGE will only affect the Name) : % title \title{\textbf{Cool title}} \author{\LARGE ...
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Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ?

Sometimes I want to underline some text, and it extends past the end of a line. Why does \underline{} not automatically wrap my text for me ? Also, how can I underline text so that it will still ...
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An acknowledgements page looks awesome

How do I to make this acknowledgements page font looks better? Any brilliant idea, please ? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Different font size in footnote

I'm having a problem in my template for abstracts. I have some reasons to do my own commands instead of using only amsart class. As you can see, when I use \underline{} to identify the speaker, the ...
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Crossing out sentences

I had to cross out a sentence and I did it the following way, which is kinda sloppy. $ ...
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White-colored text and black background using the article class

I'm using the article class to generate an exam paper. In this exam paper, I want the subject header to be bold and centered aligned as shown in the picture below: I tried a couple of options as ...
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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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How to change text to normal font inside \itshape?

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{amsmath} \newenvironment{italic}{\begin{quote}\itshape}{\end{quote}} \DeclareMathOperator{\rad}{rad} ...
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Fill in the blank: text wrapping & math mode

I am making notes with blanks to fill in and would like to produce an instructor version with blanks filled in and a student version with blanks unfilled. I would like a \fillin{ . . . } command that ...
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Latex forms, MakeTextField, LayoutTextField and javascript questions

I trying to do underlined TextField with label under the field (hyperref package). using Underlined text field in a fillable form i tried to renew MakeTextField: ...
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Underline text with background (soul and ulem nesting)

I'm using soul's \hl to set background for the paragraph parts and ulem's \uline to underline text. The problem is what I cant underline text for text with background. Initial doc: ...
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How to write under an underline?

I would like to be able to write under the underline. Is it possible? This is the simple code I have: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\frac{ \textrm{Text}}{1} \frac{\textrm{Text}}{2} ...
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Extending underline up to the right side

I need to create command that underlines some given text that takes several lines. And the underline of the last line should be extended up to the right side of page. When I need just to underline ...
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Changing background color of text in Latex

How can I make change a text background in LaTeX? For example using Latex code \textsc{Extra Curricular Achievements}\\ I get However, I want the background of this heading to be changed so that ...
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About mirroring a piece of text

I would like to produce a mirrored version of the Lorem ipsum text. How can I do this? If I use \reflectbox or \scalebox, everything ends up in a single line of text. This is my code: ...
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How to label specific words as in a diagram

I would like to add descriptions to specific words as in ls and foo.bar in the image below.
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TikZ ER diagrams: really can't underline keys?

I'm creating an ER diagram with the TikZ ER library. The manual warns that although key attributes are conventionally underlined, it is hard to implement in TeX and the library uses italics instead. ...
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Strange interaction between the `underscore` and `ulem` packages

There is a strange interaction between the underscore and ulem packages. With \uline{\itshape bbb\_lll}, "bbb" is italic but "lll" is upright. However, with \underline instead of \uline, or when the ...
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How can I move a “text along path” vertically?

How can I move a "text along path" vertically? Currently, I'm using a path with modified endpoints to place the text, and then draw the actual line. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Mis-alignment of columns in tabular environment when using ulem (and beamer)

I have not been able to find a solution to the following problem in the ulem documentation. Could somebody help, please? When I use a ulem macro to strike through some text in the tabular ...
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Controling underline depth in math mode

I use the ulem package to control the depth of underlines by setting \renewcommand{\ULdepth}{1pt} This works fine outside math mode. However, when using \uline inside math mode, I seem to lose ...
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Two-lined text (text over text)

Is it possible to have some words written over each other in normal text? The use case is that it should be used instead of slashes where a sentence talks about two similar options. A short example: ...
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crossing out using different colour

How to cross out a sentence using a horizontal line in a colour different from the text? I found this useful question about how to cross out a sentence, but I cannot figure out how to use colour with ...
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Change TOC to use underline in subsubsections

I am using the package memoir and I need to redefine the fonts in TOC with this rules: For Chapters: all-caps and bold For Sections: bold For SubSections: bold and italic For SubSubSections: bold ...
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TikZ: position text along path

I'm trying to position a piece of text at a certain position along a multi-part path. Here's what I have been trying so far. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Underarrow with smaller depth, shorter minimum length, and smaller arrow head?

I am using underarrows from amsmath to decorate messages with their direction, as in $\underleftarrow{\mathsf{msg}}$ () and $\underrightarrow{\mathsf{msg}}$ (). I am looking for a better underarrow, ...
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List of Underlining Packages - Pros and Cons

The \underline macro built into LaTeX is pretty much not useable per Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? I have been attempting to use the soul package to ...
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Getting \emph back to normal after loading ulem

I'm typesetting a manuscript that is required to turn all \emph into underlines. But then I want to use the original definition of \emph for the list of references. How do I get \emph to behave like ...
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Outline text using TrueType fonts

I'd like to write outlined text. Here is a minimal example, what I'd like to achieve. \documentclass[a4paper]{minimal} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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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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How can I underline mathematics using a harpoon of variable size?

I am a new user of LaTeX. I want to underline the answers to mathematics problems using a \rightharpoondown symbol. If possible, I would like a \rightharpoondown of variable size, as in the image ...
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Beamer: Warsaw style biliography colors

In Beamer, I am using Warsaw style. In bibliography, I use \newblock for different type of entries (author, title, journal, ect.). Where can I learn the colour information about these structures (in ...
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What is the code for creating a space for the name and date for a child's worksheet?

For example I want my worksheet to look like this: Name: ____________ Date: ____________ Vowels and Consonants
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Underlining fractions

I need to be able to underline equations involving fractions, which are aligned using the alignedat environment from amsmath. To be able to underline at all, I'm using the solution from this question ...
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How to write above a line in a tikzpicture

How could I write just above the blue lines of this tikzpicture? \begin{tikzpicture}[ scale=5, IS/.style={blue, thick}, LM/.style={red, thick}, axis/.style={very thick, ->, ...
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Arc over multiple columns in table

I want to have a flat arc over some columns in a table (tabu environment, as I am using to define independent colours for each row). Similar to the hhline in which bar are drawn over multiple columns. ...
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How do I insert an underlined ordinal indicator, if the font does not have that glyph?

Basically what I want to do is underline ordinal indicators ª and º, because some fonts do not underline them.
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How move each line in text

In steganography is an interesting way of conveying information. Each line is either raised by a few points or not raised at all. How will cause it to subsequent lines of text have been raised about ...
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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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Tikz: Text along top and bottom of arrow path

How can I add text to both the top and bottom of a path? My commutative diagram below is 90% complete. I would, however, like text={${gKer({\varphi}){\mapsto}{\varphi(G)}}$} following the path below ...
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Long underscore in LaTeX

In LaTeX, how would I make a long underscore? For example, Name _______ Signature _______
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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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How to fine tune rotation of text along circular path?

After searching the web and finally coming from here (recreating a logo), I couldn't find an answer to what I am looking for. I want to rotate a text inside a circle and have a full control/fine ...
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Underlined text field in a fillable form

Is there a way to make an underlined text field in a fillable form? I am using the hyperref package to make a fillable form but I would also like to give the option of printing out the form and ...
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Change textwidth for 1 line only

I am writing a resume. I have a line with my email, ph etc below my name. I want this line to start at same margin as the Objective below and similarly stop where the text below stops. I figured i ...