[pstricks] psframebox

Charles Pugh cpugh at math.toronto.edu
Tue Aug 12 17:48:55 CEST 2008

Hello  --

I'm using latexit and pstricks to make labels for math diagrams in  
drawing programs EazyDraw and Illustrator CS2.  In latexit the  
following code produces a framed label with yellow fillcolor and the  
background shape I want  --  namely, round corners and a 2pt border  
around the text.

\usepackage{color} %used for font color
\usepackage{amssymb} %maths
\usepackage{amsmath} %maths
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %useful to type directly accentuated  

(The first 5 lines of the code are supplied by latexit, which also  
internally adds \begin{document} and \end{document} commands around  
the last three lines when it processes the code.)

But with fillcolor=white  the framebox has square corners and a  
border of 0pt.  (I want this text on a white background in order to  
show up well when it lies on top of shaded portions of the diagram or  

A kludge solution is to define a new fillcolor with \definecolor 
{mywhite}{rgb}{.99,.99,.99}, but there should be a nicer way to get a  
solid white box with a 2pt rounded border.

Best,  Charles Pugh

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