Linked Questions

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Is there a way to have coloured hyperref hyperlinks in the PDF, but have them print “as if” they were black?

I like having my hyperref hyperlinks a different colour, so it's obvious that they are links. But when I print a copy of the PDF, I don't want the links to be coloured, because you can't click them, ...
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Efficient ways to anonymize a document

Many academic journals practice double-blind peer review which means that the author is required to blind their document by removing any references that can reveal the author's identity. How can I ...
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Extract x, y coordinate of an arbitrary point in TikZ

I need a macro to extract the x and y coordinates from an arbitrary point, like (3,4), or like (A), or like ([xshift=-2pt] A.north west), where A is the name of a node. I've seen the solution \...
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Highlighting arbitrary chunks of text connected to quotes in margins - Can this be done in TeX/LaTeX?

I've got an idea and I'm wondering if it is possible to implement in TeX/LaTeX. The idea is I want to be able to associate arbitrary chunks of text on the page with a quote in the margin, and denote ...
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Environments for visually setting text apart

I have a document consisting of alternating paragraphs from different voices. Because the paragraph blocks look too much alike, I need some way to give the different parts a different look. I have ...
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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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Red squiggly imitation

Is there an elegant way to draw red squigglies under text, to emulate what a [source] code editor does when it detects errors (either spelling mistakes, syntactical errors or semantic errors)? Here ...
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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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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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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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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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How to “highlight” text/formulas with tikz?

I try to construct a yellow rectangle (with tikz) so that I can use it to "highlight" a piece of text. Below you see a minimal example. It already looks good, but how can I avoid the word "dummy" to ...
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Let's get fancy: Text like tag?

How to make some text appear with a background like it appears in tags, for example the tags in Stackoverflow?
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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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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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