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Outlining (filling) glyph outline with text in TikZ

Original question Is there any automated or semi-automated way of tracing outermost outline or whole path of letters in TikZ? That I would be able (e.g. by using positioned nodes) to draw a letter ...
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Letterpress effect through PSTricks or Tikz

I have already typed in the META section of the website a post addressing the question as to how the letterpress (or engraving-like) effect in the headers of the site had been achieved. I know it can ...
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1answer
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Get all intersection points in MetaPost

On MetaPost, I can use p intersectionpoint q to get a intersection point. But It will only return one point. How can I get all intersection points?
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2answers
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how can I make inverted letter

Please, is it possible to do this in Latex? Thank you.
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1answer
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Lettrine-generator in LuaLaTeX

Can I use MetaPost lettrine-generator 0.1.0a created by Sergey Slyusarev in LuaLaTeX? If so, how? https://github.com/jemmybutton/byrne-euclid/blob/master/lettrines/lettrines.mp https://github.com/...
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0answers
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How to get and process bitmap graphics at a pixel level on-the-fly?

We are trying to solve How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs? and there are some interesting subtasks. In word cloud algorithms they are converting glyphs (a vector form) to a raster form and ...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, PFB,...
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1answer
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Tikz and text specific / dependent relationships

I have seen some people do some mind boggling things on this site using powerful packages (and standalone code) based on pgf and tikz. This question (How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?) ...
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Logo for Natural Language Processing [duplicate]

Searching Natural Language Processing in Google Image search gives many images of this type: Note that there are only horizontal and vertical texts with random formatting. What is a generic way to ...
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1answer
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How to differentiate glyphs by script (semi-)automatically?

I am trying to emulate this poster which I've found at http://www.brill.com/about/brill-fonts. How could we define different color per script and get a similar glyph poster?
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Horizontally-aligning text of different sizes

I would like to left-align two nodes which contain text of different size such that the exact left of the small text is aligned to the exact left of the large text. What I'm finding is that there is a ...
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What's the minimum distance between two Bézier curves? [closed]

We are solving How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs? and if we could find minimum distance between two Bézier curves analytically, it would be computationally effective. It would be much ...