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Are there any readily available examples of decorated borders/margins? I am trying to have some decore running along the edges of page, e.g. Gargoyles/Motif/Some type of mathematical curve/whatever.

Just need some examples to get started and have a choice to pick from.

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Perhaps @Martin Scharrer's answer over here: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/31135/… Might be of some interest as well. – Roelof Spijker Oct 17 '11 at 11:32
CTAN offers a list of packages associated with the keyword: boxed text, frames: ctan.org/keyword/boxed – knut Apr 9 '12 at 20:14
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You could take a look to niceframe and umrand (Examples see below)

umrand: in http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/generic/umrand/umrand12.zip is a dvi-file with examples. See below (It's the German description, but it contains a lot of examples).


\usepackage{swrule}% englische Linien
% ----------------------------------------------------------------







See attached pdf

enter image description here

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There's a new CTAN Package: ghab The package defines a command \darghab that will typeset its argument in a box with a decorated frame. The width of the box may be set using an optional argument. mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/ghab ctan.org/pkg/ghab – knut Oct 26 '11 at 19:39

you may want to have a look at vectorian

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