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Direc­tory tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/shadowtext


shadowtext is the original work of Yori Zwols <>

1 - Copyright

COPYRIGHT 2010-2012 by Yori Zwols <>.

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3
of this license or (at your option) any later version.
The latest version of this license is in
and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
version 2005/12/01 or later.

2 - Introduction

The shadowtext package introduces a new command, namely the \shadowtext 
command, which adds a drop shadow to the text that is given as its 
argument. E.g. \shadowtext{hello world} would produce the text "hello 
world" with a drop shadow. The color and positioning of the shadow are 

3 - Documentation

Documentation is available in the form of the file shadowtext.tex.

4 - Version History

v0.3: - Fixed some errors in the documentation
      - Colors specified in \shadowcolor should now be specified using 
        color names, not RGB values. The command for specifying colors 
        using RGB values has been renamed to \shadowrgb. 
        (I apologize for the backwards incompatibility).
      - The base line of the text is now correct.

v0.2: - First public release


Name Size Date Notes
README 1534 2012-05-18 03:28:29
shadowtext.pdf 142989 2012-05-18 03:32:38
shadowtext.sty 2595 2012-05-18 03:32:34
shadowtext.tex 5495 2012-05-18 03:32:38

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shad­ow­text – shad­ow­text

The pack­age in­tro­duces a com­mand \shad­ow­text, which adds a drop shadow to the text that is given as its ar­gu­ment. The colour and po­si­tion­ing of the shadow are cus­tomis­able.

Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2010-2012 Yori Zwols
Main­tainerYori Zwols
Con­tained inTeXLive as shad­ow­text
MiKTeX as shad­ow­text
Topics high­light­ing type­set ma­te­rial, fancy frames, wa­ter­marks, etc.
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