[texhax] multipage framed boxes? (was Fwd: [texhax] multi-page
framed environments (was Re: ))
William F. Adams
wadams at atlis.com
Wed Aug 10 17:15:12 CEST 2005
On Aug 10, 2005, at 10:59 AM, Yuri Robbers wrote:
> in a book I am currently working on, I use occasional intermezzos,
> which, according to the publisher's instructions, ought to be framed in
> boxes and/or set on a light grey background. Of course this is easily
> accomplished by putting the intermezzo in a standard \fbox. The
> however, is that some of my intermezzos are longer than a page, in
> case \fboxes don't work.
We already covered this once fairly recently.
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> From: "William F. Adams" <wadams at atlis.com>
> Date: May 18, 2005 9:30:49 AM EDT
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> Subject: [texhax] multi-page framed environments (was Re: )
> On May 18, 2005, at 9:02 AM, Anna Medvedovsky wrote:
>> I'm trying to define an environment that will put a frame around its
>> contents, which may be more than one paragraph long -- something not
>> unlike a graybox in a book.
>> This is such a simple problem that there must be a solution! What
>> could it be?! I'm inexperienced with boxes; perhaps there's another
>> command I should use? Perhaps I need to draw the box manually? Perhaps
>> I should use a table environment?
> The memoir documentclass affords a ``framed'' environment which does
> this sort of thing.
> This is my text. This is more text.
> Some more text in a box.
> ISTR there was discussion of the code being based on a ``framed''
> package on CTAN, but I may not have the name precisely.
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