[texhax] Centering "framed box" between two columns

Peter Wilson herries.press at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 11 20:30:28 CET 2018


Thank you for giving the pullquote location. On installing the package 
it has worked well for me. It is a pity that it is not on CTAN but that 
is the author's privilege.

Peter W.

On 30/01/18 20:46, Paul Gessler wrote:
> Hi, as discussed in the comments to the answer to the TeX.SX 
> question[1], unfortunately pullquote is not available on CTAN because 
> the author feels it has shortcomings and doesn't feel it would have 
> broad enough usage to justify the effort in reducing those shortcomings.
> Since it's not on CTAN, using it is a bit of a manual process. Also, 
> since it's not released, the usage of the package may change without 
> warning and support is somewhat "at your own risk", though typically 
> the TeX community is pretty good at supporting bits of code like this. 
> Knowing this, if you still want to use pullquote, you have to grab the 
> pullquote.dtx file (and pq-alice.jpg and pq-duck.pdf from the same 
> directory in order to produce the documentation) from the development 
> sources[2] and process it into a usable .sty file for your local 
> machine. There is also a test file pullquote_test.tex in the same 
> development repository so you could test your generated pullquote.sty 
> file.
> There are numerous articles/posts around the web about processing .dtx 
> files if you've never done this before.
> Hope this helps,
> PG
> [1]: https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/53073/21344
> [2]: 
> https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~tex-sx/tex-sx/development/view/head:/pullquote.dtx 
> <https://bazaar.launchpad.net/%7Etex-sx/tex-sx/development/view/head:/pullquote.dtx>

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