[texhax] (1) Getting text into a box that obeys margins, and (2) having text flow around a box
vivrii at gmail.com
Wed May 24 03:54:51 CEST 2006
On 5/23/06, hgi <hgi at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Hi All!
> Can anyone tell me how to flow text into a box of whatever type, so that the
> text hits the right limit of the box and automatically word-breaks to the
> next line? My problem right now is I can throw text into a box, but it
> continues beyond the boundry of the margins.
blahblahblahblahblah blahblahb lahblahbla hblah
> Also, is there a way (without converting to a graphic and using a Wrapfigure
> command) to take a very short piece of text, throw a box around it and then
> have the text wrap around the box? That's a generic question my purpose
> is to have a section at the end of a newsletter, in which, in a column,
> there is a little box containing a big italic "i" (for "information") that
> sits in the column while the text describing how to get more information
> flows about it.
try package shapepar (look for documentation)
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Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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