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Looking for suggestions: what should I learn next?

After a few years of trial, error, and usenet messages, I know just about all the LaTeX I really need. And my needs are modest. Most of my documents use the same template (tufte-latex), with the same ...
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Enable automatic hyphenation for Cthulhu-style's document

This question is based on the following thread: How do I make my document look like it was written by a Cthulhu-worshipping madman? ,where doncherry has provided a nice answer with the highest rate. (...
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How do I make my document look like it was handwritten?

I have an exam coming up next Monday. We are allowed to bring a sheet of paper with information of our choosing written on it. To my disappointment, it is required to be handwritten. Over the years, I ...
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Simulate handwriting with LaTeX

I am looking for a way to randomize characters rendering, to simulate handwriting. I already saw this, but it's not enough for me, only the position of the words are randomized.
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Tikz in xetex - Recreate two ways of presenting/displaying old sources

I would like to present old digitalised sources with tikz picture in LaTeX for private purposes similar to the presentation of Luther's sources by Google, which you can see here: https://...
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What font/style is this?

Consider the following text samples produced with LaTeX: sample 1 sample 2 Notice the difference in height of letters in sample 2. Sample 1 is obtained with default font as {\bf Keywords:} ...
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Environment to use locally the Skeetch font [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use a particular font for a small section of text in my document? For pedagogical reasons, I would like to produce exercises using a text displayed like if it was ...
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Make portions of document images so that text within is not-searchable

I would like to create a macro that converts its paramater into an image with the goal that the text within this macro is not found using the search feature built into standard PDF viewers. Thus, ...
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mdframed parchment layout

I have recently found a very nice example of how to create text boxes with a parchment-style layout: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/framed-tikz/ Also, here on tex.stackexchange, there are ...
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Typeset dedication page of thesis as if scribed on a Thaliyola by a Narayam [closed]

I would like to dedicate my PhD thesis for the dear ones who unconditionally supported to see me through to the other side. I intend to do the honours through the ancient keralite tradition of ...
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Elder Sign Symbol in Latex

Does there exist a package that has Cthulhu Mythos's Elder Sign image, or a reasonable facsimile thereof? I've been using the stave package, but its just not the same
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How to include hand-drawn pictures?

I'm well aware that this is borderline off-topic, but does anyone know how authors include (apparently) hand-drawn pictures in their books, such as this one from a programming textbook: Such pictures ...
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Using multiple versions (allographs) of each glyph randomly [duplicate]

I wonder if there exists any system to make LaTeX print different versions of each letter randomly. The idea is to make a realistic handwritten or typewritten document where almost every «a» is a bit ...
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How do I make a fake typewritten page and a fake medieval manuscript page? [duplicate]

Okay, I am typesetting something where there is snippets from something that is typewritten and something that is a medieval manuscript. Naturally, I think it would be funny to mimic those looks. Here'...
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If you were to write beautiful letters, which typesettings would you recommend?

The context is to have a letter to be sent to people you love, if it looks like manuscript, it would be perfect. Also if they are already packaged for Linux distributions, it would hold be even ...

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