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Underlining words with dash-dotted line without affecting the other text in LaTeX

NOTE: I am searching for a LaTeX solution. The ConText code was offered, which is a good answer, but that doesn't fit my purpose. I want to underline some words in text to show the parts of ...
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MS Word-style Comments

I'm not a fan of Microsoft Word, but I have missed the ability to comment on papers that I'm working on with friends using comments that appear as little bubbles in the margins. I've managed to ...
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How to define a macro to make a line of text red?

I'm looking for a way to make a new command that makes text on that and only that line red (or in another way clearly distinguishable). Like the % symbol comments out a line. Are commands that work ...
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Create box around text without creating a paragraph and with line breaking

I want to draw a box (no rounded corners, keep it simple ^^) around one or multiple words. There are two special things: 1) the box should support line break and 2) the box should not cover multiple ...
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Is there any solution for highlighting text in CJK?

Is there any solution for highlighting texts or sentences in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean? I know none, at the moment. But this will be changed, if someone would like to help me with CJK in LaTeX. ...
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Mixing underline and strike-out

Word allows for all kinds of font formatting: The above example combines strike-through/strike-out (like this) and underlining. I'd like to be able to do the same, but neither ulem nor soul allows ...
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Highlight/color a part of text in block in beamer

I am using beamer in Latex to make a presentation. I use a block for definition like: \begin{block}{P1} \justifying Some text here \end{block} Let us say I wish to highlight a word "Some". By ...
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The Current State-of-the-art TikZ Underliner

UPDATE: The Bounty period is over (AND GUESS WHAT? I gave the credits to the wrong Person (sorry CFR), but thanks Aditya for your contribution. Please upvote CFR answer!!). Find below my current ...
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How to cross out a word with a wavy line in LaTex

I need to cross out a word with a wavy line in LaTex. I used ulem package but the result was underlined word with a wavy line. This is my code so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pict2e} \...
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Strike through with colors

My question is related to: Strikeout in different color appears behind letters, not on top of them, except that I use beamer instead of article. Therefore, the solution provided there is somehow not ...
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Place TikZ coordinate or \zlabel at every (base)line

I'm currently adjusting the code shown in Test if a paragraph has a page break in it? to support underlining and highlighting using TikZ similar as shown in Cool Text Highlighting in LaTeX, but ...
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Colorbox with changes package

I am working with the changes package. Modifying the color of the changed passages works well with \colorlet command. Is it possible to create colorboxes (with yellow color) only around the changes (...
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How to add background for texttt (and allow line breaks)

I use texttt{} to write names of software, commands etc. within the text. Sometimes the texttt text is longer and there is a line break within it. It works well, no problem here. I wish to add ...
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How to Blend Fcolorbox with Surrounding Text

Based on \usepackage{xcolor} you can box text using the commmand \fcolorbox{declared-color-frame}{declared-color-background}{text}. Colored boxes with colored frames and linebreaks can be created by ...
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Boxed text, multiline

How can I something like this (an \fbox that can span multiple lines): |--------------------------------------------- The quick brown fox |jumps over the| lazy dog. The quick ...

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