# [texhax] Centering "framed box" between two columns

Sun Mar 11 20:30:28 CET 2018

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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]: