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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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improve code - formulas in perspectives and rotated

I want to reproduce the next image or improve it, that has depth and an effect of small points like stars. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Cunning (La)TeX tricks

Writing (La)TeX code sometimes requires a degree of guile. Here (in no particular order) are two of my favourite examples. Macros ending with spaces Pete asked how to see the implementation of \...
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Text that changes scale along a path

My searches haven't pulled up anything like what I'm looking for. I'd like to create text that does something like what you can see here. I'm not trying to create the poster. I just want to write ...
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Shear transform a “box”

Using the graphicx package, I can make any arbitrary box rotated using the \rotatebox{...}{...} command. Is there a comparable command in any package that lets me shear a box, i.e., producing a kind ...
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How to raise or lower text?

How to do automatic raising text? 1pt-2pt-3pt ... 12pt Related to: https://www.tug.org/texshowcase/diminuendo.tex
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Variable font size of a text string

I was wondering if it is possible to use \fontsize{<size>}{<line space>} in a loop in order to create a text string of strictly decreasing/increasing font size from, say, 30 to 2. Surely ...
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Continuously changing size of text

I am trying to do some Alice in Wonderland style text size changes to irritate the reader. I am having two basic troubles with the code below. Firstly, I would like to retain the spaces. Secondly, for ...
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Tikz - Perspective Letter, rotated writing

I'm just working on a tikzpicture which represents a letter on which you look in a perspective. I just managed to realize this with the shadow and the perspective under Usage of xslant and rotation ...
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Shear transform a symbol without bad baseline

I ask a questions a little similar to the following ones: Shear transform a "box" Importing single symbols in the sense of "How does the assignment work?" So the question I ...
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How do I vertical align text?

This is question is related to an extension of an earlier question: How do I display pi in LaTeX like Don? I want to display using LaTeX, the HTML+CSS equivalent of .pi sup { vertical-align: text-...