[texhax] multi-page framed environments (was Re: )

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed May 18 15:30:49 CEST 2005

On May 18, 2005, at 9:02 AM, Anna Medvedovsky wrote:
> I'm trying to define an environment that will put a frame around its
> contents, which may be more than one paragraph long -- something not
> unlike a graybox in a book.

> This is such a simple problem that there must be a solution! What
> could it be?! I'm inexperienced with boxes; perhaps there's another
> command I should use? Perhaps I need to draw the box manually? Perhaps
> I should use a table environment?

The memoir documentclass affords a ``framed'' environment which does 
this sort of thing.

            This is my text. This is more text.

           Some more text in a box.

ISTR there was discussion of the code being based on a ``framed'' 
package on CTAN, but I may not have the name precisely.


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