Linked Questions

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Remove ugly borders around clickable cross-references and hyperlinks

I know that I can use hyperref to make cross-references and hyperlinks clickable. That makes the clickable areas outlined in fluorescent green, however. How can I make the green boxes go away?
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How do I make my document look like it was written by a Cthulhu-worshipping madman?

I want to type up some spells from the RPG Call of Cthulhu and give them to my players. I could just type them up in Word or LaTeX, but that seems too...neat. I'd like to make these things look like ...
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12answers
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Simulating hand-drawn lines

I am working on a project that will have some vector graphics, perhaps using TikZ (or a similar package). All of the graphics consists of lines, in shades of gray. However, the lines from TikZ appear ...
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What are the ways to position things absolutely on the page?

I know that there is tikz, but also eso-pic and textpos. I'd like to see a list of possible ways (not necessarily packages) for absolute positioning of things (which I believe amounts to "boxes") on ...
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2answers
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Customizing \fill and line in TikZ

How I can draw these (flexible) nodes and arrow? (as in this presentation) A MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Create a Handwriting environment for both text and Math

I would like to create an environment that would allow me to have parts of a document in "Handwriting mode". So the objective would be to be able to type the following in the source code : \begin{...
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1answer
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Refer to a node in tikz that will be defined “in the future” (two passes)?

I have devised a small couple of commands to have a nice "callout thing" for my notes; please consider the following MWE (the problem is also explained there): \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz}...
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Realistic handwritten document

Is there a template/package that generates realistic handwritten documents? The font should preferably reflect an average handwritting (readable). Letters would follow a handwritting style but would ...
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Using handwriting font in proofs

I read several posts but still could not figure out how to do the following. I want to use handwriting font, say, Augie font, within proof environment. I installed the package emerald. Then I read ...
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Fraction written in a handwriting font

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{siunitx} \newenvironment{myfont}{\fontfamily{augie}\selectfont}{\par} \begin{...
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How to produce handwritten arrows?

In the article Topologies et Faisceaux by Demazure, one can find the following arrows (well, it is not in the link, but in the book version): And, out of pure curiosity, I am wondering if it is ...
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fun style cross-strike-out

I want to cross out (strike out) words or letters in fun ways for poster-sized text for children. ulem and cancel produce rather formal/sterile-looking cancellations, as do tikz-based combinations of ...