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End paragraph with upside-down triangular alignment? [duplicate]

In Renaissance typography, one often sees paragraphs end with a triangular "fade out", e.g. Is there a clever way to do this in LaTeX? You can get an approximation with manual line breaks ...
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Could I use \cutout to put text at the center of paragraph?

Actually, I need to use \shapepar with \cutout or \begin{ctuout} but I have two problems 1.Could I use \cutout to put text at the center of paragraph? 2.And to add \includegraphics \documentclass{...
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How could I make a text wrap around the irregular photo? [duplicate]

Please I don't need a fish I need one learn me hunting, Also I looked at all the answers, about this question on StackExchange, so would you give us a new answer.Please
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How could I use ImageMagick to wrap text about figure?

I downloaded ImageMagick, then I convert the convert.exe file name to imgconvert.exe. but the code still don't work. what should I do? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[latin]{babel}...
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Apply \parshape from the last line of a paragraph

I would like to format paragraphs as shown in the picture below, i. e. paragraphs such that the last n lines of the paragraph are centered and of linearly decreasing width. (n is constant from ...
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Restrict text to part of beamer slide (trapezoid shape)

Previously I got help to insert images in my beamer slides here: Place image in background layer defined in frame. Now, I am trying to find some way to make sure the text does not cross the slanted ...
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Beamer: Reserving space for video overlay

For preparing a video lecture, I would like to have a frame template on which I can reserve a rectangular area, on which I want to place later a camera overlay for screencasting. Ideally, the template ...
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SVG as page layout in Latex

I know we can use parshape and the shapepar package to have customized paragraph shapes, but I wonder if it is possible to read an SVG file and use it as page layout? A possible solution might be to ...
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Arabic Shapepar

I want to use a text in Arabic in a form that works very well with a text in French or English but I can not. Can you please help me? Thank you \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt,oneside,final]{article} ...
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Text wrapping round a figure equivalent to Word’s Tight wrapping

To comply with the visual requirements of a grant, I should like to include the logo of the grant in the footer of each page and have the text wrap round it tightly as in the picture: One can easily ...
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How to end paragraph text in an inverted pyramid shape?

In many old books, the final paragraphs of chapters end in an inverted pyramid shape, like this: I think this is beautiful, so I would like to imitate this for my book. I've found the code for a ...
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Specifications for a custom “cross” shape in shapepar

I am trying to write a string of text within a cross shape (as in a simple medical cross). I know that it's possible to create custom shapes in shapepar, but was wondering if someone already has the ...
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“Drape” text on globe with shapepar?

Is it possible to "drape" text on a globe, with shapepar or some other package? The code that I am using is: \usepackage{shapepar} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \Shapepar{\circleshape}...
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What non-default Shapepar shapes are freely available? [closed]

The shapeparpackage comes with only a few templates for paragraph shapes. Looking around the internet, I was unable to find many additional shapepar creations. As creating shapes in the package can ...
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Recognize shape in image and get positional info of it

I am aware of the existence of the package wrapfig and features to shape text more sophisticatedly (also this). My question aims for some advanced tool to be used with them: Is there a workflow to ...
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Wrap a text in a triangle

is it possible to wrap a text inside a triangle like the following image?
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Cut out of a block of multiple columns of text

Is it possible to cut out a very specific shape of a block of multiple columns of text? Cut out of a block of text in one column is simple enough with the help of Xfig, Transfig and Shapepar, as per ...
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How to fully center a \Shapepar?

I'm adding a colophon at the end of my document inside a \shapepar, however it appears at the top left of the page, and I can't manage to center it, both horizontally and vertically. I've loaded the ...
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Center last line of shapepar paragraph

I have a paragraph of text inside \shapepar to make it flow tightly around a custom shape (background image). The text itself is justified to both ends, however I would like to center the last line. ...
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“arrow down” shaped paragraph in LateX? [duplicate]

I would like to shape some paragraph (using KOMA-script scrbook class with two-column option) to make it look like a down triangle (cul de lampe in French, do not know how this is called in English ...
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Use shapepar for beamer titlepage

Looking for a solution to avoid arithmetic error while trying to get tikz and shapepar working together. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,shapepar} \setbeamertemplate{title page}{% \begin{...
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How does one include the candleshape.def mentioned in shapepar?

In the documentation for shapepar a number of def files are mentioned, for example candleshape.def but there is no example of how to use them.
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Triangular Shaped Text [duplicate]

I need something like this this: Searching around I've found only material about tables, rotated text, diagonal lines and so on. I think the solution could be something like drawing a table with no ...
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Why shapepar figure shifts to the left?

I modified \SH@restack so that it can typeset RTL shapepars but now the shapepar figures are not centered, can anyone tell me why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=1cm,right=1cm]{geometry} \...
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Insert other shape with shapepar and cutout

How to fix this code so that the text clipping the picture? I'm not able to edit the initial commands. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{shapepar} \usepackage{...
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Error shapepar to use the command \circleshape

See my code: With \diamondshape it works but with \circleshape it does not. What is wrong? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{shapepar} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Text wrap with shapepar (insert image between text)

How do insert image between text and text wrap with shapepar or other package?
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Very specific paragraph shape

I'd like to write something in the shape of this "coat of arms". I'd like to have the text filling the coat but with a hole roughly in the shape of the sword. I know there is the \shapepar command to ...
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LaTeX: Textbox within article

I'm not completely new to LaTeX but I'm not used to work with special layout schemes, so that's why I thought it was a good idea to post my question here. Momently I'm trying to create an article ...
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How to use \cutout command in shapepar package?

How to use \cutout command in shapepar package? I need a cut on the right side of the page (square format).
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How do I fill a shape with text, like a circle?

How do I confine text within a shape such as a circle or triangle? I don't want text along the perimeter, I would like it to break appropriately at all the inner edges.