[pdftex] filled box? (like psboxit)

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 20 17:31:14 CET 2001

> At 11:42 AM +0530 11/20/01, Radhakrishnan CV wrote:
> >On Mon, 19 Nov 2001 at 11:43, Troy Goodson wrote:
> >
> >    How do I make a filled box like psboxit would do?
> >
> >    I want to use this to make a white box to cover up a line on
> >    an overlay for a header/footer.
> >
> >\fcolorbox{linecolor}{fill color}{your boxed material}
> >\colorbox{fill color}{your boxed material}
> I just tried \colorbox and it works like a charm.  I couldn't find 
> this command in The LaTeX Companion, where does it come from?

the graphics bundle, which was released ~=6 months after the companion
was published.  there's a graphics companion that will (no doubt) list

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