I have imported a LaTeX figure from a latex2Blender add-on that I downloaded. I then converted the figure from a mesh to a curve. I then added a build modifier to the curve. The curve animates itself nicely.
However, I want there to be some thickness to the curve. I would prefer for there to be 2D thickness instead of 3D thickness if possible. In other words, I don't want to trace out the curve with 3D tubing. I tried everything in this post: How to add thickness to a curve? , but nothing worked for me
Here is the file: