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Fitting text to exact specific size

I would like to make my text fit a certain size "box" at a specific location. The two problems I am encountering are as follows: This long string should wrap when it hits the 4.5 inch limit but it ...
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Is there any easy way to put boxes around text of selected pages with the page number below the box?

I'd like to be able to create boxes around a whole page or selection of pages with the box extending the full length of the page but with the bottom edge of the box above the page number as in the ...
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276 views

Message Sequence chart

I'm drawing a sequencediagram with LaTeX. By now it looks like this: Is it possible to remove the grey boxes? Is it possible to put a space between handshake and ws.connect? This is my Code: ...
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Coloured shadowed boxes around equations

When I want to highlight some important result, I traditionnally put my equations in boxes: \begin{equation} boxed{\Delta = b^2-4ac} \end{equation} I would like to have a more fancy thing: to be ...
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Customising theorem style

I wish to customise my theorem style to something like the one shown, but I couldn,t figure a universal definition of parameters. Some suggestions? The code: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to align middle-align text in a parbox?

I am trying to add a frame around a text which would be centered and vertically aligned to the middle of the box but I can only center the text. What should I do to align the text to the middle of ...
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Comment in a box and reference abilities

I am aware in Latex you can box text, which is what I need to do. However can you also label this box for reference, and similarly give it a caption, like you would for a photo? An example of boxing ...
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How to create a Fancy Notes-Box in half of the Page along with text

I can draw the following type of Notes-Box: Can someone please suggest me how to draw this type of Notes-Box: The second one is different from the first one in 2 ways: We can add text below ...
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How to create Multilevel Colored Boxes using tcolorbox/any other package?

tcolorbox Manual provides the following example: Can anybody please suggest me how to create exactly this type of box - The no. of rows to add must be flexible(It seems that tcolorbox has no option ...
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Need Help to create a Fancy 'Key-Idea' Box for Article [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create Highlight Boxes in LaTeX? I am writing an Article. I am trying to create a 'Key-Idea Box' like the one shown below: Can somebody help me creating a ...
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How to use makebox in LaTeX

I try to use \makebox around the word, however, all text in the same line, why? Here is my code, would someone help me? ...
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Create boxes to indicate keyboard keys [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard Font for LaTeX How would I create boxes around keyboard keys, similar to Ctrl? I'm using TexMaker on Windows, but have got Linux (Ubuntu) based alternatives ...
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Grey box code and lists

I've got that code from a website to make grey areas in my LaTeX document. % http://www.alfredklomp.com/programming/tex/macros/ \long\def\greybox#1{% \newbox\contentbox% \newbox\bkgdbox% ...