[pdftex] Re: Replacement for psframebox?

Geoffrey Alan Washburn geoffw at cis.upenn.edu
Tue Nov 15 20:33:16 CET 2005

Martin Heller wrote:
> Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
>> I tried replacing \psframebox with a use of LaTeX's \fbox, but this 
>> results in far more padding between the boxes' border and the contents 
>> than is aesthetically pleasing.  I think I might be able to hack 
>> around this by placing the contents in a box register and  mucking 
>> with its size after the fact (much like \smash).
> Did you try to set \fboxsep and \fbox rule to the values you use in 
> \psframebox ?
> \setlength\fboxsep{1pt}
> \setlength\fboxrule{0.5pt}
> \fbox{text}

	A few other people told me about these parameters via private messages; 
I had been completely unaware of their existence.  This was exactly what 
I needed.  Thanks everyone!

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