28 questions linked to/from Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar
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### How to find out which glyphs are different in an OpenType style set?

With fontspec, and XeTeX or LuaTeX it's possible to access a font's OpenType features, including the Style Sets, e.g. like this: \addfontfeatures{RawFeature=+ss01;+ss18} TeX.sx has already taught me ...
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### Suggestions for an automatic taxonomy environment

Background In this site there are excellent examples of How to draw up a hierarchical tree diagram for taxonomic classification of several groups but often you must show only the position of a ...
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### How to Install Garamondx font properly? Don't know how to create bitmap font for zgmr8r

I try to install the LaTeX package garamondx and compile the doc which comes with the package. For this, I downloaded garamondx.tds.zip from http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/install/fonts, extracted ...
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### Separate content from formatting - i.e., “just type”

What exactly does "separate content from formatting (style)" mean? And if it's "necessary", how do I do it practically? After reading many LaTeX documents and TeX Stack Exchange, I keep seeing ...
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### Periods show up as hieroglyphs in TexMaker OS X

I am getting the following strange and somewhat annoying behavior in TexMaker for OS X 10.9: It happens any time a period immediately follows a curly brace. Why? Is there any way to fix this...? ...
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### Spread Image Pages in Chapter Opener [duplicate]

Chapter Opener Image is full page image. I have need to mask half page image and frond-end would like to put some text. I'm expecting the output (see screenshot). How do achieve this in LaTeX/XeLaTeX. ...
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### Randomly distributed, randomly rotated and non-overlapping text

I am trying to generate a page with randomly distributed and randomly rotated text and the code here does the job well. But it causes overlapping of text (I am using devanagari alphabet --- there are ...
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### Updating a font in fontspec

I want to implement all the LaTeX code mentioned in Showcase TeX Typography for TUG's Calendar. The implementation involves use of special fonts like Phaeton. I have installed it. But I don't get ...
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### Is possible get this image with tikz and random?

I don't know if is possible draw a picture like the next with tikz and some random related command:
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### How to get the TexCalendarCompetition.Rnw build?

The TexCalendarCompetition.Rnw refers to Nicholas Hamilton's code contribution to the TUG calendar 2015 (see Nicholas' answer for details)
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### To get this WordCloud and R working in OSX's Texpad -1.6.0

I am trying to this Hamilton's code about WordCloud, which uses R, working in OSX. I have latest XCode and latest R 3.1.1 (XCode5 support) installed. Texpad 1.4.7-1.6.0 problem I open TexPad with ...
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### Word collage style in (Xe)LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm thinking about making something like this in (Xe)LaTeX: Would it be feasible to make?
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### How to get “and,” “with,” “for,” etc. to print small and with diagonal banners behind [closed]

There was a typography contest from which an answerer featured these diagonal instances of "and," "with," "for," etc. which were slightly tilted and had banner-like symbols behind them. How can I do ...