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Fit text into given box by adjusting the fontsize

I would like to fit text (potentially several paragraphs) into a box of given size. This should be done by adjusting the fontsize of the contained text. Clarification edit: The given dimensions are ...
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How can I reduce the font size in beamer instead of wrapping text?

I am really new to LaTeX/beamer, and now I am coming into this question: In MS powerpoint, when a textbox is filled it can automatically shrink the font size, instead of going over the page. Is ...
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resizebox doesn't resize a tabular vertically

Why is that? Shouldn't they both be 2cmx2cm in size?! \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \resizebox{2cm}{2cm}{\rule{6cm}{7cm}} \resizebox{2cm}{2cm}{\begin{tabular}{l l}A&...
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Can I disable underfull \hbox messages for a specific line?

The line \sbox{\mybox}{\parbox{2cm}{\lipsum[1]}} causes some of the above messages (59): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \newsavebox{\mybox} \begin{document} \sbox{\mybox}{\parbox{2cm}...
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Adjust font size on-the-fly

In my document I want to emphasize some key points by placing them in a box with rounded corners. This I do using the following code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fancybox} \begin{document} \...
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Making the text fit in a specific space in Latex

I'm trying to fit my text in a specific space, as it's a Graph explanation. I would like to make something like the graph below: Is it possible to make the text fit in that space? LaTex does it by ...
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Package for game/playing cards (not only poker)

Is there a package to design playing cards (NOT ONLY POKER and similar card games, but board games like this and that) in TeX (and friends)? I'm well aware of this one and a half years old topic on ...
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How to make a box with fixed size?

\parbox[pos][height][contentpos]{width}{text} gives me a box where height is actually "minimal height", while width= exact width. I would like height to also be "exact height". How can I do this? Text ...
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How to reduce font size automatically to prevent new line in cell

I use tabularx environment, where \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX}. When I inserted in every tabulars long numbers, cell splits for two lines and my table looks like very ugly. This long ...
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Using savebox around the BODY of environ

I tried to use a \savebox around the \BODY macro of \NewEnviron. Can I keep the linebreaks somehow (they are gone, in the MWE)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{environ} \newsavebox{\mybox} \...