# [texhax] hbox problem and creating a red box with specified thickness

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Tue May 23 11:16:05 CEST 2006

Philip TAYLOR skrev:

>> Also, does anyone know how to create a red box with a specified thickness?
>
> I leave that one to the LaTeX experts : \hbox is a TeX primitive,
> which is why I'm able to help wit the earlier part ...

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{color}

\begin{document}
\setlength\fboxrule{2pt}
\fcolorbox{red}{white}{text}
\end{document}