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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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How to write over a table? [duplicate]

I would like to make a hanzi grid for practicing Chinese characters, like this one: http://www.hanzigrids.com/version/1328584298/example-pdfs/hanzigrids-yingbikaishu.pdf I am able to make the table ...
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Adjusting perimeter of colorbox to fit text

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,top=2.5cm,right=3.5cm,bottom=3.2cm,a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{setspace} \...
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Auto-cross lines in framebox

Some text in a paragraph may need frame out of them, and this framed text may cross lines. \framebox seems not be able to do that. How to get this effect as shown on the attached figure which is ...
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Modified soul command \hl will not accept \boldsymbol

In Cool Text Highlighting in LaTeX, Gumbo offered, in a comment to Caramdir's answer, \hlc, a modification of soul's \hl to allow choosing the highlighting color on the fly. \hlc accepts $2$ as ...
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Use Tikz to draw underlines [duplicate]

The following MWE contains the definition of a custom macro for colored underlines with the ulem package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{ulem} \newcommand{\muline}{\bgroup\...
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Need linebreak when \fbox exceeds the text area

Need to align a "fbox", when exceeds the text area. MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Blah \fbox{Text within box in horizontal line} Blah ... Blah \fbox{Text within box in horizontal ...
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Highlighting words with special characters using \hl (soul)

I am using xelatex, polyglossia and the document is in UTF-8 encoding. I use the soul package to highlight words (using soulutf8 makes no difference). The problem is really weird, so I will go ...
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Box highlighting of text with rounded corners and hyphenation support

I used tcolorbox to highlight text some text in paragraphs, it seems to work smoothly, but it disables text hyphenation, that the highlighted piece fo text cannot be start somwhere at one line and ...
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How to display highlighted text generated by user command properly? [duplicate]

I want to highlight some things to do or alternative words/phrases for future refinement in a draft. I have tried to highlight text with \hl in soul package or \colorbox in xcolor package. But \...
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Underlined math in a Beamer presentation: felt-tip marker underlining [duplicate]

I am composing a Beamer presentation, and I would like to underline some mathematical entities for emphasis. I am aware of the ulem package, however for a presentation I would like something more ...
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How to make a realistic highlighting [duplicate]

I'm using \hl{} from soul package to highlight some words in my document. However, I'd like a "realistic" highlighting, simulating the result of a "manual" note: a not-so-regular rectangle with "...
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Inline DeclareTotalTCBox Using tColorBox

My goal is to have inline code embedded in text using \DeclareTotalTCBox. The problem is that the box is not breakable (even though I used the breakable option). I looked at the manual (v 4.20) page ...
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Slack style code in LaTeX

How can I get text to look like Slack inline code? An example is the pinkish redish text in the image below.
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How to highlight few sentences in a paragraph? [duplicate]

I would like to get a simple result, as the following Is it possible?

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