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Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible

I need to convert my LaTeX documents into PNG. The problem is, I also need the resulting image to be as short as possible (height-wise). I've tried latex followed by dvipng, but the result is always ...
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All uses of LaTeX (I never use LaTeX except for …)

I am designing a comical T-shirt about LaTeX and I would like it to boast about all the purposes that one can use LaTeX for. I started with I never use LaTEX except for typesetting documents. and ...
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11answers
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What has been your most complicated TikZ drawing?

Share your most complex TikZ drawing and learning out of it.
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How do we Draw a Bird in LaTeX

Yes, it's that time of the month again. It's time for somebody to ask how we can draw X in LaTeX. This time I'm asking the question and X is a bird. The reason why I'm interested in this question is ...
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Make fireworks with only text

For the holidays, I wanted to follow up to the question about making fireworks with tikz (How can we display fireworks?): How can we make fireworks with only text? I have made a crude attempt below. ...
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How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file?

As an example, let's take this animation. How can I convert it to GIF file?
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Can I have a glow around a box in TikZ?

What I was wondering is, if I can have a glow effect for a box I am drawing with TikZ. Neither search here nor the (excellent) TikZ manual returned any results. There is a circular glow option, but I ...
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drawing water droplets with tikz

I have drawn a few arrows as follows: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.pathmorphing, arrows.meta, arrows} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[>=Stealth] \...
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1answer
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Not able to include even the simplest animation in my presentation

I'm a little bit lost regarding the inclusion of an animation in my presentation. I have tried to use the animation package, but I am not even close to the desired result. The animation I would like ...
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1answer
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Is there a package for automating equation colorization?

I'd like to have the equation colorization process be somewhat semantic, i.e., I can still type equations or math the ordinary way, except they occur in an environment in which the colorization ...
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1answer
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PDF viewer for flip book animation

I have 100 PDF slides (created with Beamer) which when flipped through yield a small animation. I'm now looking for a PDF viewer which displays such an animation nicely. A bad example (in this respect)...
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2answers
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How to use tikz and animate packages to generate a firework pdf file?

Here is a question about how to display fireworks and I like the answer of cmhughes very much. It generates 20 frames and then use them to generate a gif file. But I would like the 20 frames to be ...
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Beyond of the LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In what ways can TeX be used beyond document production? What else can we create in LaTeX besides aesthetically beautiful typeset documents? I know we can create theses, ...