# [Tugindia] psframe: Transparent frame without border

Sat May 14 04:55:26 CEST 2011

```On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Radhakrishnan CV <cvr at river-valley.org> wrote:
> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Radhakrishnan CV <cvr at river-valley.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 6:54 AM, H.S.Rai <hsrai at gmx.net> wrote:
>>> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 4:56 AM, Radhakrishnan CV <cvr at river-valley.org> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 8:46 PM, H.S.Rai <hsrai at gmx.net> wrote:
>>>>> Is it so difficult / impossible?
>>>
>>> Thank you Sir, for your response.
>>>
>>>>>> I wanted to have a frame (using psframe), which is transparent and
>>>>>> without border.
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure, if I have understood your problem. Here is what I would
>>>> have preferred to do:
>>>
>>> The output as per code suggested is:
>>>
>>> http://202.164.53.116/~hsrai/Souvenir/Test/transparent.pdf
>>>
>>> In this case, there is red border. Which I don't want.
>>
>> You can easily avoid border if you use \colorbox instead of
>> \fcolorbox. The syntax is
>>
>> \colorbox{<boxbackground color>}{<box material>}
>
> Box background color can be white too.
>
>  \colorbox{white}{ . . . }
>
> Usual \fbox dimensions apply., ie., \foboxsep=<dimen> can be used to
> separate box periphery and inner text. Default is 4pt.