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How can i use beamer commands and environments like beamercolorbox in other document classes like article or book?

Is there an alternative to beamercolorbox in another package or document class?

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possible duplicate of beamer blocks in ordinary article-style document – percusse Mar 12 '12 at 1:22
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There is new package just released at CTAN which might be what you want. You need to properly install tcolorbox. The following MWE

%% This MWE is an extract from 
%% tcolorbox-example.tex: an example for tcolorbox
%% Contained in the tcolorbox zip file


\begin{tcolorbox}[colback=blue!5,colframe=blue!75!black,title=My title]
  My box with my title.

\begin{tcolorbox}[colback=yellow!5,colframe=yellow!75!black,title=My title]
  I can do this also with a title.
  Lower part of my box.

\begin{tcolorbox}[colback=yellow!10,colframe=red!75!black,title=Here I am]


Sample tcolorbox

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