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The `lettrine` package lets your add drop caps at the beginning of paragraphs.

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Bad layout with both lettrine module and builtin initals in two column setup in ConTeXt

I am seeing broken positioning of letters produced by the lettrine module. Here is my MVE: \setuppapersize[A4][A4] \usemodule[lettrine] \definehead[recipe][section] \setuphead[recipe][ ...
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Does ConTeXt fail in the LMTX environment with the Lettrine module?

I have been successfully using ConTeXt MkIV for all my documents. So far, everything has gone well with this TeX flavour in my Arch Linux distribution thanks to the context-minimals package ...
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How to use lettrine and wrap text around an irregular shape in the same paragraph?

Background: Using the lettrine package, I can add a drop cap to the start of a paragraph. Also, using the cutwin package, I can wrap text around an irregular shape (c.f., this answer). However, when ...
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Automatic lettrine in chapters

I'm trying to get lettrine dropcaps applied automatically on the first word of each chapter. I found some code here: http://dererumnatura.us/archives/2009/02/automatic-usage.html which I've tried ...
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Overlapping lettrines fail with optfile.cfl

I've modified the code found here that uses rlap to write two lettrines, one atop the other. The font I want to use happens to allow for three colors, so I've nested another one on there. It works ...
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Lettrine loversize causes Parallel text to be bottom aligned

For some reason, using a lettrine with the optional loversize argument at the start of a ParallelLText or ParallelRText in a p-type Parallel environment causes the parallel text to be bottom-aligned ...
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Lettrine indents all paragraphs

I am using the lettrine package. The block of text to the right of the capital letter (the number of these lines is defined by the "lines" option, default I guess is two) is indented to accomodate for ...
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Drop caps and parshape in the same paragraph

I have this requirement to have dropped caps and also use a parshape. I'd have liked to use lettrine and something like picinpar or picins, but all of those seem to use \parshape internally and thus ...
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Wrap text around lettrine in caption

I would like to create a caption style for my figures. Currently, I try to do it using the caption package. The caption should be typeset in the margin paragraph. The caption should look like this: (...
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Problem with initial

I have a problem with the \initial, the paragraph is aligned with the initial paragraph. Can you help in fixing that? \RequirePackage[l2tabu]{nag} \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,leqno]{memoir} \...
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Error when compiling: ! Missing = inserted for \ifnum caused by \input Acorn.fd

I've looked for solutions but unfortunately, no solution was applicable to my current case. I do not know where it comes from. This is my sample: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Use two font styles with Lettrine

I want to use two style of fonts to drop the first character. First style GoudyInfamily color violet, and for 3 lines, for first paragraph in a chapter. Some of the remainder paragraphs in the ...
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Lettrine and Wrapfig in an xcookybooky recipe

I have a problem regarding the combination of lettrine and wrapfig inside an xcookybooky recipe. My issue stems from the interaction between the two packages. If I create a recipe such as that shown ...
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Using wrapfig and lettrine with a figure spanning multiple paragraphs

I'm trying to get lettrine and wrapfig to play nicely together. I tried using the answer given by David Carlisle here. Here's an example. Sorry it's so long, but I couldn't minimize it any more. (The ...