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I made a frame using the framed package. When a pagebreak breaks it, it is divided in two separate frames. I would like the bottom and top of these two frames to be open, and an oframe option is supposed to do this, but I can't seem to implement it.

My frame contains multiple lines of text and \includegraphics.

This is what I want to frame:


I tried this to no avail:


The option framed instead of oframed works though. It seems I need to use the \MakeFrame command in some way.

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For open ended boxes you can use the mdframed package:

\lipsum[1-4] \bigskip
frametitle={Open frame example}]
\bigskip \lipsum[7-8] 
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I don't like the way mdframed looks. – Man Jan 23 '13 at 9:30
@Man: mdframed is highly customizable so the way it looks depends on you ;-) See for example tex.stackexchange.com/q/57739/4918 or tex.stackexchange.com/q/47537/4918 – Tobi Jan 23 '13 at 9:53
Could some able person please supply me the code for an open ended box with a simple black frame a la \begin{framed}? – Man Jan 23 '13 at 10:05
Forget it folks! The default settings did exactly what I wanted! – Man Jan 23 '13 at 10:08
@Man: What do you mean with "I don't like the way mdframed looks." Can you specify this. – Marco Daniel Jun 8 '13 at 16:04

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