[texhax] Text wrapping

Alberto Vecchiato vecchiato at to.astro.it
Mon Jun 6 14:31:32 CEST 2005

On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> > I'm trying something which probably LaTeX is not designed for, that is to make 
> > text wrap around a particular path.
> > 
> > It is _not_ the usual wrapping that could be solved by packages like wrapfig,
> > floatfig or picins (I carefully read the FAQs). Rather, maybe my problem is
> > more complex. I would like to make LaTeX adjust the width of a paragraph for
> > each single line so that the margins of the paragraph itself can follow a
> > given path, like it can be done with all the WYSIWYG DTP applications of even
> > with some word processors.
> > 
> > Just for example, I could have an oval and typeset some text inside this oval,
> > but avoiding any text clipping, as it would result using pstricks. I hope the
> > description of the problem is clear enough in spite of my poor English.
> take a look at the shapepar package.
Thank you. It is just what I needed.


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