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Typeset logo similar to "LaTeX"

Postby svend_tveskaeg » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:47 am

Hi all.

I would like to typeset the logo in the attached picture.

How do I do this when some of the letters are both rotated and shifted vertically?

I know that the "LaTeX" logo i typeset using

  1. \DeclareRobustCommand{\LaTeX}{L\kern-.36em
  2. {%
  3. \sbox\z@ T%
  4. \vbox to\ht0{\hbox{$\m@th$%
  5. \csname S@\f@size\endcsname
  6. \fontsize\sf@size\z@
  7. \math@fontsfalse\selectfont
  8. A}%
  9. \vss}%
  10. }%
  11. \kern-.15em
  12. \TeX}


but I cannot figure out how to do this when the letters have to be rotated too. I would like something similar to what is achieved in this post on {TeX} SX but this is for boxes only and, furthermore, it cannot be shiftede vertically.

P.S. The background color is not important. I would, however, like the last three letters to be printed in the faint yellow but that is not especially important.
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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:50 am

You could use \rotatebox and \raisebox for boxes with a single letter.

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Postby svend_tveskaeg » Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:34 am

Okay. What if I want the letters to be typed in yellow?

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:24 am

Use \textcolor of the color or xcolor package. For shading effects TikZ could be used.

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Postby svend_tveskaeg » Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:44 am

Of course. :oops:

Thank you.

Here is what I ended up with:

  1. \newcommand*{\bogstav}[4]{\kern #1pt \rotatebox[origin=c]{#2}{\raisebox{#3pt}{#4}}}
  2. \newcommand*{\bog}[1]{\textsf{\textup{%
  3. \textcolor{blue!90}{MATEMA}%
  4. \textcolor{yellow!90}{%
  5. \bogstav{-1.3}{-5}{-0.8}{T}%
  6. \bogstav{-0.8}{5}{-2.3}{I}%
  7. \bogstav{-0.8}{-10}{0.5}{K}}%
  8. \textcolor{red!90}{%
  9. \bogstav{-2.3}{15}{-1.8}{T}%
  10. \bogstav{-2.8}{-10}{0.5}{A}%
  11. \bogstav{-2.3}{15}{-1.8}{K}}\,%
  12. -- #1.~klasse}}
  13. }
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