# [pstricks] image and text in double box

Denis Girou Denis.Girou at idris.fr
Mon Oct 15 21:19:00 CEST 2001

>>>>> "John.Culleton" == John culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> writes:

John.Culleton> I want to construct a \psdblframebox such that the upper part of the
John.Culleton> box is occupied by an eps figure and the lower part by several lines
John.Culleton> of description. Think of a typical advertisement and you will get the idea.

John.Culleton> In all my attempts the text stubbornly refuses to go where I want it. Also,
John.Culleton> when I add teext the whole doubleframebox enlarges and relocates. Here is a
John.Culleton> fragment of some current (nonoworking) code:

John.Culleton> \rput(2,6.7){\psdblframebox
John.Culleton> {\vbox width 2in
John.Culleton> {\hbox{A Lovely Low Rancher}
John.Culleton> \epsfbox{housea.eps}
John.Culleton> \hbox{A lovely, low rancher}
John.Culleton> }}
John.Culleton> }

This is probably more a plain TeX question (for which I am not a good
specialist -but there are some on the list!) that a PSTricks one.

As far as I understand, I would do something like:

\input epsf
\input pstricks

\epsfxsize=4cm

\rput(5,-7){%
\psdblframebox{%
\vbox{%                      % Or "\vbox to 2in{" to fix the width
\hbox{A Lovely Low Rancher}
\hbox{\epsfbox{housea.eps}}
\hbox{A lovely, low rancher}}}}

\bye

John.Culleton> I am working under a deadline.

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