# [texhax] Aligning two elements in pdfTeX

Fri Jan 8 07:17:23 CET 2010

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Firestone, Elaine R. (GSFC-279.0)[SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC] wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm using pdfTeX and am trying to align some text with a logo for the cover of a document so that I'd get something like:
>
> _________
> |            |
> |            |         The Square Group
> |  logo    |         Sedona, Arizona
> |            |
> --------
>
> I've tried various combinations of  \line, hboxes, and vboxes to no avail. The text always comes out at the bottom right of the logo as in:
>
> _________
> |            |
> |            |
> |  logo    |
> |            |
> --------
>                        The Square Group
>                         Sedona, Arizona
>
>
> What am I doing wrong? This is the latest code I have now:
>
> {\line{\vbox{\hbox{\pdfximage width2in{square.pdf}\pdfrefximage\pdflastximage}}}\hskip2.7in
>      {\vbox{\hbox{The Square Group}
> \vskip3pt\hbox{Sedona, Arizona}}}
> }
>
> Can anyone help me here?  I've tried Knuth and Bechtolshein, and I just don't see what it should be.

Change \vbox with \vtop.