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Some background on me, so you can estimate how much or little authority I have: My native language (German) uses diacritics (ÄÖÜäöü) as well as non-diacritical special characters (ß) and is in the process of introducing or rejecting a new special character (ẞ, the capital eszett) right now. I did some research on the diacritical characters myself for the ...


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I've never seen a specific Chapter marker. It may be because commonly intra-chapter references are mainly to clarify the text inside a single chapter only, and each chapter may be supposed to stand on its own. Techniques range from highly abbreviated to highly wordy, e.g. Ch.1 Chap. 1 Chapter 1 See "Basic Introduction to Writing Long Texts" ...


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The software to use is Adobe Illustrator. A what I would do is: First of all create a list of cities and give each the desired size (before you start placing them on the map) Find a map with all the cities, paste it on your artboard and lock it there. Start to move your cities and order them around them map, always playing with kerning and the font size ...


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Inkscape‘s PDF+LaTeX option (when saving as PDF) may be exactly what you want. It saves all non-text aspects of the graphics as a PDF and then creates a LaTeX snippet that imports this PDF and overlays all the text using LaTeX. You load the LaTeX snippet using \input and thus the text has the same font and size as your regular LaTeX text. You can also do ...


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For Scribus, you would set up a paragraph style (see: stylesheets) such as "figures - Header"; place a text box to overlap the image box, add the "A" and then mark up the "A" with the style. If you edit the style, it will update all instances of the style throughout the document. Using only stylesheets (within reason) is always the best way to proceed and ...


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Humans have a tendency scan webpages to the far left of the browser window in a F shaped pattern. It can be centered but if you have some data/distracting content on the left of the main content it gets easily prioritized over the content you want to show (at least until you educate your audience) Some links explaining this: F-Shaped Pattern For Reading ...


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I would check out Typekit: Script fonts with low contrast I would also check out the medium contrast fonts. Also check out Designmodo article: Script Fonts: Most Popular Typefaces, Best for Webfonts. Note that these fonts can also be used for desktop. Some of the notable script fonts that have even strokes from the article. Thirsty Script Aphrodite Pro ...


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Some of your question is better directed to a legal professional as all license/legal questions require legal opinions (and thus they are not a good question for the Graphic Design StackExchange). The most practical means of meeting the CC-Attribution-No Derivatives requirements is to provide a noticeable area in your work that attributes the creator of ...


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There is a very sophisticated InDesign-Script that is based on and inspired by Wordle, called „Wordalizer“. See: http://www.indiscripts.com/category/projects/Wordalizer While it looks like it cannot do exactly what you need to do (since you need to place specific words at a specific geographic position), maybe it can help you do develop a look or give you a ...



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