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Embossed and debossed text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Letterpress effect through PSTricks or Tikz Can one produce embossed and debossed text in LaTeX? (E.g. using Tikz.)
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Please improve my logo to resemble our TeX.SX logo

It is free to use TikZ or PSTricks to answer my question. I want to recreate our TeX.SX logo. But my attempt is far from perfect. Please help me to make it more similar to the original one. \...
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How to change color of edge of characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outlined characters There are many ways how to change whole character color. I want edge color to be different from body color of character. How to do it? It is possible to ...
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How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?

Longer post I'd like to introduce you my long-term task which I wish to see solved one day. Let's have two glyphs (any fonts, glyphs, location, transformation), one fixed, one moveable and some (...
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How to create text with shadows?

This question led to a new package: shadowtext I used the following code: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-3d,pst-text} \usepackage{soul} \...
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Is there is a package so you can add text with visual effects like "WordArt" from "Word"

I am elaborating a business card style for LaTeX but I found out that even if I have the style and margin for the cards I can not make it look "pretty" like other text editors without overusing text-...
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Reuse of soft path in fading declaration? Transformation of fadings?

This question led to a new package: pgf-blur I have an idea for a fairly realistic-looking fading drop shadow, that works with almost arbitrary node shapes. This would also give a generic solution ...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, PFB,...
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Are there any embossed fonts?

I there some (build in) font like: Fluted Germanica Shadowed Germanica Embossed Germanica from Germanica family I would like use for math, so I need characters like { too. Or the installing and ...
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How do I compile the shapes.letters package from the TeX-SX Launchpad site

In a few places on this site, such as this question, the shapes.letters package is mentioned: I would like to use it. So I download pgflibraryshapes.letters.dtx from here, and try to compile it. How ...
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Text make the path of a letter

How can a text make the path of a letter, for example, letter "S"? Instead of taking a circle like for the following code: \documentclass[landscape]{article} %\usepackage{babel} \usepackage[...