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Rounded box around placeholder text that supports line breaking

I want to draw a rounded box around a piece of text like that: The left and right borders should be half circles and line breaking should be supported. This my code so far: \setuppapersize[A7] \...
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mdframed: size frame to content

Consider this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} \begin{document} \begin{mdframed}[innerrightmargin=0pt] TEXT\end{mdframed} \end{document} This produces a frame that ...
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Highlight / color parts of text

LaTex newbie here. Currently using vim with solarized color scheme to edit .tex documents. When writing I often jump around to different parts of the document, leaving gaps behind to work on later. ...
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Installing background and foreground page layers with TikZ

Several times I discovered the need to draw TikZ material behind and on top of the page text (How to draw text-anchored tikz line below text instead of above?, Test if a paragraph has a page break in ...
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How to make highlighting work in beamer with overlays

I'm trying to use the soul package to get highlighting via \hl{some text}. I'd like to do this in overlays in beamer. I'm trying to follow the guidelines in section 9.6.1 of the beamer manual to ...
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A \boxed alternative with minimal spacing?

The following code comes from this post. The problem is that I would like a way to automate the size of the box so as to be very small with a few of spacing, but the following solution doesn't work ...
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How can I get multiline outlined/shaded text in LaTeX?

How can I get multiline text highlighted by means of outlining or shading? I found some solutions (contour, shadowtext, pdf-trans) but none able to wrap multiline text. Some examples of outlined and ...
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Highlight some words of a beamer

If I want to highlight some words of following frame: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Paragraphs of Text} Sed iaculis dapibus gravida. Morbi sed tortor erat, nec interdum arcu. Sed id lorem lectus. ...
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Test if a paragraph has a page break in it?

I'm trying to use TikZ to make fancier frames. I'm using the clever \tikzmark thing that Andrew Stacey wrote to put nodes at the top left and bottom right of the body of an environment. Then I use ...
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Change text background within paragraph (with automatic linebreaks)

How do I change the text color as well as the text background color for e.g. a sentence within a paragraph? I know \textcolor for coloring the font and \colorbox for background coloring [http://en....
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highlighting math

The issue of breakable highlighting was addressed in Cool Text Highlighting in LaTeX But how, in latex, do I highlight text involving math, something like which, right now, I do with a succession of ...
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List of Underlining Packages - Pros and Cons

The \underline macro built into LaTeX is pretty much not useable per Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? I have been attempting to use the soul package to ...
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Special action for every new page

I need to define a macro or do some special action every time a new page is encountered. In some sense I want to "number" tikzpictures but have all the tikzpictures on the same page contain the same ...
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todonotes: How to make literally inline notes without line breaks?

For the following MWE, I need the inline note to be in the same line without extra space or additional line breaks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{todonotes} \author{diaa} \begin{document} ...
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Fixing a code to highlight formulas and text on several lines

In this post I've found the following amazing code to highlight text on several lines. The problem is that code dosen't work well with formulas : for example, fraction using the mode display are ...

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