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I'm not sure this is exactly 'beautiful typography'. It is a TiKZ picture. However, somebody urged me to publish it a while ago and this is the first place I've seen where it might almost belong. It originally began as a result of seeing Claudio Fiandrino's answer but Claudio is in no way responsible for my subsequent mangling! I modified some code from ...


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\textsc is not related to the issue. The mark is uppercased using \makeUppercse. the textcase package has an option to redefine this command to make it equal to is \MakeTextUppercase command which automatically skips math mode. So adding \usepackage[overload]{textcase} keeps all math in the heading lowercase


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Vollkorn Here is a great open-source font from Friedrich Althausen with eight styles and multilingual support. http://vollkorn-typeface.com/. The following font flavors are supported: PostScript OpenType .otf TrueType OpenType .ttf Web open Font Format .woff Embedded OpenType .eot Ligatures Glyphs Kerning Found in this tex.stackexchange ...


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For dictionaries, I use dici.sty. Is is a very small package... It creates the usual dictionary headers, and tries to define as less as possible commands. example: \documentclass[twoside,twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{dici} \begin{document} \title{The dictionary of ... \author{Jose Joao Almeida \and ... \maketitle ...


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For an assignment (such as a research paper), try the turabian-formatting package. It provides "Chicago-style formatting based on Kate L. Turabian's 'A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers' (8th edition)." The turabian-researchpaper document class, included as part of the ...


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Typeset the document using some typewriter font (see http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/typewriterfonts.html) Generate the pdf file and use GIMP to introduce some random noise. See http://www.xach.com/gimp/tutorials/rough.html Once you find the set of parameters to do the desired effect, you can automatize this by creating a script, that will process the pdf ...


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I struggled with this for a long time. The glossaries package is for making a kind of an index with definitions. What I had was a list of definitions, and I simply wanted to print them in a format suitable for definitions. I did not want to go through the book and find all, or even some, of the places where the terms were used. After a lot of digging ...



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