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Cannot render a card face 🂡

I'm failing at rendering a card face: https://www.compart.com/en/unicode/U+1F0A1 \documentclass{article} \begin{document} card face: '🂡' \end{document} In my PDF I'm getting an empty character and ...
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Using the pst-poker package to display a hand of 13 cards

I want to show a hand containing 13 cards, using the pst-poker package. I wish the cards would sit on top of the other and only the corner peek. Something like these two options (but with 13 cards): ...
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How could I represent a house of cards?

I would like to represent the construction of a house of cards, probably in tikz. Before creating my own, has anyone done anything similar?
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How to divide paper up into smaller pages in ConTeXt?

I need to create some cards, of various sizes, cut from larger letter (8.5" x 11") pages. These are for putting in different sized pocket charts for displaying information in a classroom. All are ...
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Playing cards symbols using Overleaf

While writing a paper about a card game I come across An experimental LaTeX Poker Package, which allows cards symbols. It looks perfect for my needs. However when adding \usepackage{poker} I get the ...
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Split text into multiple nodes with tikz

I'm creating a card game and I want to generate the cards through TeX. Here's a minimal version of the code: \documentclass[a4paper, landscape, oneside]{article} %====================================...
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Is it possibile to add a \vrule between the two parts of a gcard?

I'm writing some greetings cards using the gcard package. All works well, but I don't want to fold the sheet twice to make a card, I'd prefer to print it twice, double-sided, and then cut it in the ...
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How and where do I start to 'create' the second card?

Warning: I am only just getting started with this LaTeX and have no experience in writing this 'code-like' language. I started on making cards for a boardgame for my pupils. After finally getting 1 ...
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Optional Entries in the Tabular Environment

I need to put together my bridge-related macros to produce complete bridge diagrams. A MWE and an example output is shown below: %**********************************************************************...
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A bridge (game) related question

With the help of egreg, my bridge-related macros have come a long way. The following MWE: %******************************************************************************** \documentclass[10pt]{...
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change catcode with tickets (business card print) and tables

Update, much later Don’t do this. Change the font instead. This just causes much trouble in unexpected and hard-to-debug places. See the other answer to the same question for details. changing the ...
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Gcard "fullpage" picture

I am useing the gcard package in LaTeX. By default the package creates 4 "minipages" such that, when the a4 paper is folded twice - you end up with a neat invitation/folder. I would like to add a ...
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I have a business card template that uses labels and I want to add a watermark/background

I am making business cards that use labels to slice them up and give me multiple per page, but I also would like to have a background or watermark on them. I have tried using this code, but it puts ...
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formating pgp - insert a space every four

I am an occasional latex user (means that I never used it to the point of writing a big professional text with, but wrote a few pieces for personal use) and want to create some visting cards, basic ...
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How do I get my cards to automatically tile?

I want to create sheets of playing cards for a game. There isn't a known package for this, however stealing from a previous answer and deleting things until it made sense got me this far: \...
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Designing a fancy Wedding invitation card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any packages suited for making wedding invitations? i m very very new on working with latex but i am thoroughly impressed by it output and quality. Now my problem or ...
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Typesetting ornamental cards?

I'm currently trying to print out some small poems onto card, and I stumbled onto the article "Typesetting modern & contemporary poetry with LaTeX". Some of the examples in there are truly ...
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How to change a card template?

I have a slight problem with a little project I'm working on. I downloaded a template online (from where I'm not exactly sure, since it's been a few months) to make my own business cards. This ...
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Creating a postcard with LaTeX

I want to create a postcard with LaTeX, say 3x5 or 4x6 in. I use LaTeX for many things, but up to now I've used MS Word for postcards. Now I'd like to do more interesting things with postcards that ...
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Template (?) for Table Name Cards for a Formal Dinner [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to make place cards in LaTeX So I have an event coming up and I would like to generate a bunch of Name cards to assign where people are seating. It would have the ...
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Creating playing cards using TikZ, part 2

This is a follow up from this other post.. Thanks to the aid of some people I'm almost done, this is what I have now: \documentclass[parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage[margin=15mm]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Creating playing cards using TikZ

I'm creating a card game, specifically a computer science Fluxx variant, and want to generate the cards through *TeX. They should look like this: In some of them I want to put some graphics or ...
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Best way to make place cards in LaTeX

What's the best way to make a lot of foldable place cards like the following in LaTeX: I want to be able to specify the size of the card. They should be printed in a space saving way, such that I can ...
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