[texhax] Centering "framed box" between two columns
i-kalantari at wiu.edu
Tue Jan 30 19:56:59 CET 2018
I became interested in this item.
The example calls for
which I have not been able to find.
On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 12:46 PM, Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:22:03 -0600, Paul Gessler stated:
> >I do believe Uwe was asking for a screenshot of how it looks in MS Word,
> >we know exactly what you are looking for.
> >I am imagining it is something like this but I may be wrong:
> >| Title spanning columns |
> >Column one | Column two
> >text flows | text also
> >around ----------- flows
> >a box | TEXT | around
> >that | BOX | this
> >has ----------- box of
> >author info | text with
> >or other | info about
> >metadata. | the piece.
> >Of course, for the purposes of my rough example, disregard the poor
> >justification [(La)TeX can do a better job of it than me!] and column/box
> >separator lines I added for clarity. You may or may not want these lines
> >your articles. All the more reason that it would be good to see an image
> >what you are trying to re-create in TeX. :-)
> >On 30 January 2018 at 11:24, Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:35:01 +0100, Uwe Ziegenhagen stated:
> >> >Can you send a small picture or screenshot?
> >> I don't know what good a screen shot would do since I cannot get it to
> >> work.
> >> It is just an article title that spans 2 columns and then two columns of
> >> text
> >> underneath. I want to place a text box centered between the two columns
> >> approximately one inch below the start of the article text. The text in
> >> columns must flow around the text box. I can do this easily in MS Word,
> >> but I
> >> cannot figure out how to accomplish it it LaTeX.
> >> --
> >> Jerry
> Screen shot attached. It is also viewable here:
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