[texhax] Changing font color of a saved box of text - is it possible?

Ivan Griffin ivan at skynet.ie
Tue Sep 4 13:53:14 CEST 2012

On Tue, 4 Sep 2012, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> If you need boxes, this can be done using the low level TeX interface:
> \setbox\boxFoo=\hbox{%
>  \begingroup
>    This is test 1.%
>  \endgroup
> }
> The group with \begingroup and \endgroup is a protection for the case that
> color commands are used inside the text. Color resetting is done outside
> the current group and would slip out of the box without the additional
> group.

This worked perfectly!

Many thanks,

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