[texhax] Issues with colour box in amsbook project [Was Fwd: FW:]

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Sun Jul 24 22:33:28 CEST 2011

It is better if you reply back to the list.

As I said in my post, I am not familiar with the ams classes and there  
may be important settings that I do not know about. Others will be  
better positioned to offer help than me.

I have also attached the original file for others who may wish to have  
a look.

For myself I cannot reproduce what you reported. The image is able to  
be read without problem and the box does not sit in front of the eps,  
obscuring it. I have however changed the figure code to:

			\caption{A double solution on a directed number line}

so that the image sits correctly inside the box and does not extend  
beyond it. I have also removed the minipage environment you had there.  
I could see no reason for it.

Good luck

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Dr A K Hannaby" <keith.hannaby at mathshelp.com>
> Date: 24 July 2011 10:18:30 PM
> To: "'Alan T Litchfield'" <alan at alphabyte.co.nz>
> Subject: RE: [texhax] FW:
> Alan
> Many thanks for picking up my problem.
> Error shows up as a result of lines 695 to 745 of the text file and  
> on the
> output it is adjacent to the words: "with surround" and "without  
> surround".
> I've attached a sample .eps picture file: fig_12c_two_solutions.eps  
> to match
> the \include entry (sorry, I forgot about that).
> Also given a magnification factor 1.15 (or more) to show that the  
> picture is
> behind the colorbox.
> Hope this helps.
> Keith
> -----Original Message-----
> From: texhax-bounces at tug.org [mailto:texhax-bounces at tug.org] On  
> Behalf Of
> Alan T Litchfield
> Sent: 23 July 2011 23:13
> To: Dr A K Hannaby
> Cc: texhax at tug.org
> Subject: Re: [texhax] FW:
> Few things to start:
> 1. The email address you have used appears to be sufficiently precise.
> 2. It is better to include a subject. I normally ignore postings  
> without a
> subject and selectively look at those that do.
> 3. Your file will not compile without the images you have specified  
> and I do
> not want to spend the time in commenting out image references. What  
> are the
> lines of code that are providing the errors you mention/giving you  
> trouble?
> I suspect the problem is with the inclusion of the minipage
> environment inside the figure environment but that is just a guess.
> Note also that I am not entirely familiar with the ams classes and  
> how they
> might change the behaviour of certain packages.
> As an aside, if I use multiple images inside one figure environment  
> I prefer
> to use the subfig package
> ftp://ctan.tug.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/subfig/subfig.pdf
> Can you be more precise about the portion that requires attention,  
> please?
> Alan
> On 23/07/2011, at 9:52 PM, Dr A K Hannaby wrote:
>> Tug
>> I don't appear to be making contact on my problem.
>> Yet, I am receiving daily emails on other matters.
>> Can you give me a precise email address to contact, please?
>> Keith
>> From: Dr A K Hannaby [mailto:keith.hannaby at mathshelp.com]
>> Sent: 20 July 2011 10:57
>> To: 'texhax at tug.org'
>> Subject:
>> Dear Tug
>> Can you help, please.
>> I like to surround my diagrams and figures with a colorbox, working  
>> in
>> Miktex 2.9 Trouble is the boxes have suddenly placed themselves in
>> front of my figures rather than behind.
>> I enclose sample text and the error is on page 7 of the output.
>> I would be most grateful for your help.
>> Yours
>> Keith Hannaby
> --
> Alan T Litchfield
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