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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

If you were asked to show examples of beautifully typeset documents in TeX & friends, what would you suggest? Preferably documents available online (I'm aware I could go to a bookstore and find ...
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Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar

I'm making a calendar. The calendar will be for TUG, 2015. Last year I also made a calendar but because of time constraints most examples were graphics. Since this is a lot of work, I need your help. ...
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Drawing on an image with TikZ

Recently I have learned how to draw simple stuff with TikZ. I really like it. Now I wonder if it is possible to draw with TikZ on a image. Instead of pasting a image in Illustrator and adding some ...
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Cross Multiplying Two Fractions with Ovals Around the Appropriate Terms

I would like to implement something akin to the following in LaTeX, perhaps in tikz. I would be very grateful for any help.
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How to show off TeX skills with a TeX-typeset CV?

Recently, I have been editing my CV, which is typeset with XeLaTeX. I realize that besides those trite TeX advantages, such as being neat and clean (and the TeX symbolic font of course), I am not ...
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Animate an airplane in Beamer

For my (beamer) presentation (relating to airplanes) I want an animation of an airplane. I was hoping there would be a way for the airplane to move across the screen (or any other motion will do as ...
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Best Drawing software for engineering/scientific illustrations with LaTeX?

I will be writing my Master's thesis in Aeronautical Engineering and was wondering about the following: I will have lots of illustrations such as parts of aircraft, mechanical components, ...
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Creating custom mathematical symbols

I need to create two custom symbols for an article I am writing. The two symbols should have the same size as usual mathematical symbols, and should look like this: (sorry for the small size). I ...
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How to draw a diagram with arrows?

I want to draw the following diagram in LaTeX:
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How can I create simple 3D models?

I would like to reproduce the following image, but in addition labelled with "Wheelbase $w$" and "Track $t$". (Wikipedia image source) I've tried my best with pst-solides3d, but the result is much ...
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Insert Plane symbol

From this document Comprehensive symbols I see there is a bbding plane symbol which can be inserted into LaTeX. As a newbie to LaTeX, would you mind helping me understand how to insert it? The ...
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Model Railway planning

As there are so many fancy things which are able to do with LaTeX, is there a possibility to create layouts for model railroads? I know only special (mostly Windows) programs, to do that, e.g. http://...
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How to draw a pic of a person with tikz?

I would complete to my pic adding the draw of two people that are pushing a crate, like this figure or similar. How can you help me? Here's the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{bm} \...
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Making skydiving more realistic

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[export,border=5pt,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text,calc} \begin{document} \foreach \n in {0,1,...,10} { \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Draw a table of clocks on a plane

Inspired by this question and an answer by @Schrödinger's cat, how to draw a table of clocks on a plane in an effective way?

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