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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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Nice scientific pictures show off

Task Show off your best scientific illustration ! The main purpose of this question is to share beautiful scientific pictures, preferably with an educational aspect. Content Your post must ...
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Can we make a love heart with LaTeX?

I understand that this post may cause some down votes because it seems a bit off-topic, but having seen the discussions on Christmas Tree with LaTeX I am still willing to try. How do you draw a red ...
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Fitting text to a shape in TikZ

I am designing a poster, which has some geometrical shapes (TikZ paths) surrounded by some text. I would like the text to flow neatly around these shapes. I bet there's some clever TikZ magic that ...
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Wordle-like word clouds

Wordle creates word clouds based on the frequency on words in a text, similar to tag clouds. What makes it unique is that it can lay out words in arbitrary directions without too much white space. See ...
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Showcase of beautiful wine bottle labels made with LaTeX/TikZ and friends

Did anybody design wine bottle labels for self made wine with Latex/TikZ/PSTricks? I'm interested in unusual designs (like the nice label for Barnstorming Bitter at http://www.tug.org/texshowcase/).
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Sticky notes image

I've tried looking in the site for this but I couldn't find anything (rather surprising). I want a package (or even a TikZ drawing) to accomplish a note on a sticky note. I just need one note, so I ...
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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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Generate wordcloud of LaTeX document symbols

Is there an automated way to generate either a wordcloud or at the very least a list of all symbols used in all math environments in a LaTeX document? I'd like to generate a symbol-only wordcloud, ...
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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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Is there any package with Markdown support?

Sometimes, I have notes where I would not like to convert all portions to Tex format. I normally then simply put such contexts under verbatim. However, this is a rather crude approach. So I started ...
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Draw an aircraft with Tikz

I want to draw a plane using the Tikz tool. You will find, attached, a screenshot.
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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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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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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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