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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Here's ConTeXt + metapost rendition of Oliver Byrne's "The first six books of the Elements of Euclid" The idea was not to reproduce the original, but rather to implement its most important features. ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I know I'm late to the party, but I have to plug something I've just discovered a few days ago: a style that mimics the book for Dungeons And Dragons 5e. There's an image of the result in Github, but ...
36 votes

Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

My two cents: https://github.com/alexisflesch/nexus It's a work in progress, but I'm quite satisfied with the result already. The little squares in the footers are clickable links to the ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Complete Source Code and Thesis Since I've got four more exams on my plate there was no time to tidy up the code and the way the chapter headings are written, they prevent the use of tikzexternalize. ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

My humble contribution, using Memoir and EB Garamond. % !TeX program = xelatex \let\counterwithout\relax \let\counterwithin\relax \documentclass[a6paper,12pt,final]{memoir} \usepackage[top=0.4in,...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I'd like to add our main project report, which was created the last semester at a 2-year technical college. Main Report as pdf (OneDrive link) Stripped-down example/template (needs XeLaTex) (Note: ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I wrote both my PhD thesis and presentation in LaTeX. Most images were directly created in LaTeX, using tikz/pgfplots. A particularity of my template is that it features one page turning animation on ...
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Getting ducks in example images

Write a document example-duck: \documentclass[tikz,multi]{standalone} \usepackage{tikzducks} \begin{document} \foreach\x in {1,2,...,100} {\tikz\randuck;} \end{document} and compile it. Then you ...
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Getting ducks in example images

The following could be used: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{tikzducks} \usepackage{adjustbox} \newcommand\exampleDuck[1][] {% \adjustbox{#1}{% \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Just finished writing my PhD thesis, which is written using the memoir class and all figures are drawn using TikZ. The PDF is available on http://kth.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1185339/FULLTEXT03....
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

This will look narcissistic for sure, but here's the current version of my curriculum vitae. It's basically a single full-page tikzpicture, compiled with XeLaTeX. Lots of randomized coordinates here ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

While studying engineering mechanics I’ve come across a beautiful integral combination chart (german “Koppeltafel”) that is used to calculate the integral of two given functions multiplied. Sadly it ...
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How can I make a "fake" subsection number?

Define an environment within which counter stepping and ToC-writing is disabled. This allows great freedom: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \newcounter{savesection} \newcounter{...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I'm working on an etymological approach of the Wycliffe's translation of the Bible to English language. The project's been written mostly in lua and compiled with LuaLaTeX engine, and can be checked ...
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How to typeset the Glagolitic script in LaTeX? (ⰳⰾⰰⰳⱁⰾⰹⱌⰰ, глаголица)

If you're willing to use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX, you just need to find an OpenType or TrueType font that supports Glagolitic. On my machine I have two of them. The Noto fonts can be downloaded for free, ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

(Pentagonal tiling) I draw 15 type of pentagonal tiling. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line join=round,scale=1.1] \foreach \x ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

A few years ago I struggled with the problem of annotating Byron's comic masterpiece "Don Juan". I finally managed to torture the Memoir class sufficiently to produce the attached. Beautiful? The only ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I used to make my own documentclass for my master's degree. It is not perfect, but I feel confortable with it. It is still in progress. I would probably add a GitHub repository this summer for sharing ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I would like to present my humble example here: Kochański's Approximation published in Acta Eruditorum 1685. https://danieldelimata.github.io/kochanski/
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Not sure if this counts as "great typesetting" but I am quite satisfied of how my lecture notes turned out. I am using the tufte-book document class and used titlesec and titletoc to modify the ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

Simple Theme I have been working on a simple and minimal theme for beamer. It is a work in progress which is hosted here. Screenshot Motivation I am not focusing on making a theme which is ...
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How to number examples automatically?

define new counter define new environment with title and number increment counter before its use Something like this: \newcounter{xmpl} \newenvironment{example} {\noindent \refstepcouter{...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

I am a member of the National University of Singapore Astronomical Society, and we hold competitions for secondary and pre-university students. I typeset the exam papers for this year's iteration. The ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

This is a preprint of an article I am working on, which makes use of the wonderful (but sadly defunct) tufte-latex and its tufte-handout class, together with the pgfpages package. It's rather ...
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Showcase of beautiful invitations in TeX

I made an invitation recently. This thread was very helpful, along with: The LaTeX Font Catalog the pgfornament package Source: https://gitlab.com/bengreenman/wedding-invitation
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How can I write like this example and boxs in latex

This could be a starting point : \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \colorbox{green!30!black!90!white}{\makebox[3cm][l]{\strut\color{white}\sffamily\textbf{Example 20-1}}...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Tom Lehrer has put his songs in the public domain. I have typeset a book from his lyrics (and actually orderd a printed copy). The book is based on the memoir class and the font is a Palatino clone ...
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

Not a big one, but it illustrates how easy it can be to integrate various styles of music with LaTeX (source on GitHub):
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Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends

The book Engineering Design Optimization by Martins and Ning is a perfect example of beautiful typesetting.

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