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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:

\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=100mm]{image.jpg}
\end{center}
(Text)
\begin{center}
Text\\
Text\\
\end{center}

I tried this to no avail:

\begin{oframed}
\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=100mm]{image.jpg}
\end{center}
(Text)
\begin{center}
Text\\
Text\\
\end{center}
\end{oframed}

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:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{mdframed}
\usepackage{xcolor}
\mdfdefinestyle{exampledefault}{backgroundcolor=red!10}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\begin{document}
\lipsum[1-4] \bigskip
\begin{mdframed}[style=exampledefault,
frametitle={Open frame example}]
\lipsum[5-6]    
\end{mdframed}
\bigskip \lipsum[7-8] 
\end{document}
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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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