{boxes} are the units used by (La)TeX to construct a page by pasting them together horizontally or vertically. A single character from a font is a box, as are the lines of type and the eventual page.

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Boxes in tikzposter

I designed a poster with the style tikzsposter. My problems are the too big distances between title of the poster and a box and the position of the text in a box I tried already the options given in ...
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Create generic containers that dynamically expand for text

Problem: I am trying to create color containers that can hold text that vary in size. What I have not been able to figure is what method you should use in order to achieve this. Example 1: ...
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XeLaTeX misplaces ActualText box

The following MWE uses accessibility features of PDF provided by the package accsupp to replace the content of the selection corresponding to BBB with ZZZ in the string AAABBBCCC. ...
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Increase vertical space for tikz boxes

Problem: This problem is two-fold: How would I do in order to increase the top and bottom margin for the orange box where it says "Code if true"? How would I do in order to always align the orange ...
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How to make a colored rounded text box?

I would like to know which is the preferred way to make a colored, rounded text box? I would like to show important notes for example.
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Fit text into given box by adjusting the fontsize

I would like to fit text (potentially several paragraphs) into a box of given size. This should be done by adjusting the fontsize of the contained text. Clarification edit: The given dimensions are ...
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Making text appear in a box [duplicate]

Sorry if this is similar to previous questions, but I need to check if this is the best solution. My issue is that I am writing a document which contains HTTP messages for example of a snippet: ...
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Complex formed/shaped boxes (with coloured rim/frame and height as specified in \begin{minipage}[height=…])

This is the first question I ask. I honestly searched though the topics and I haven't found a solution yet and I even find it difficult to describe in a short title what is looked for in the german ...
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Table with multirow, multicolumn, interior braces and vertical entries

Partly as a challenge and partly because I wanted an electronic copy, I sat down last night to try to LaTeX the following complicated table: The first problems I encountered were the size and the ...
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How to avoid underfull \hbox when using subfigures?

When compiling the MWE below with pdflatex, I get the warnings Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 26--27 and Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 36--37. I tried ...
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Create link of empty box

I make my first attempt on a beamer template. I created a simple graphic with my company logo and some fields as header (background for title). Now I would like to use the logo as home button. In ...
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How to highlight an entire paragraph?

I'd like to highlight paragraphs such that the highlight color appears as one whole rectangle underlying the entire paragraph. I have looked around but nothing gives me the desired effect so far. For ...
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putting a box around each line of text in a paragraph

In my environment I would like to automatically make a box around each individual line of text in a paragraph so that I can operate on each line. I think this should really be done in LaTeX rather ...
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Breakbox box placed on a new page instead of breaking the page

I made a list of serveral items that I'd like to be framed. That was no problem with \fbox{...}. Since the text is not longer than 1 page, it goes straight to the next page insteat of starting in the ...
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Why hbox does not start a new paragraph?

These two produce the same result: abc %\null def \bye abc \null def \bye These two are different: abc %\null def \bye abc \null def \bye Does anybody know where this behavior is ...
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Smashing diacritics on all uppercase characters

I need all uppercase letters with diacritics to have the same height (depth) of the corresponding naked uppercase letter. Motivation: obtaining a regular baseline grid when stretching the baseline is ...
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Why wasn't \fbox defined to enclose its contents based on the most left, right, bottom, top parts of its contents?

Case 1: \fbox cannot enclose characters tightly Why don't \fbox and PSTricks \psframebox enclose its contents accurately? In my opinion, every edge should exactly touch the outer part of its ...
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Shadowbox that breaks page

I am trying to typeset a block of text in shadowbox. The text is quite long, therefore I would like it to span across two pages where necessary. TeX will not perform a pagebreak, though. Here is my ...
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Box diagram (with text in and around it)

How can the attached box diagram be drawn in latex? I have tried using the table environment, but it does not seem to work well. Is there a quicker and easier code for it?
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Will it stretch? Plumbing the depths of Interline glue

I've gone back to basics to gain a better understanding of how TeX works. One of the things I've been puzzled about is the workings of interline spacing and why ocassionaly (depending on font sizes ...
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How can I get the following output,using what commands?

If there is no frame ,I just can get it . \begin{verbatim} \verb+text+ \end{verbatim} but with the frame ,I don't know how to manage it.
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parbox vertical alignment after brace in equation

In the code below, I am trying to center the parboxes vertically, relative to the braces. I have been playing around with the position argument, to no avail. Can you help me with this? Thanks in ...
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fancy quote with picture

I'm trying to make a custom quote environment. I'm beginning from the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{times} \definecolor{quotationcolour}{HTML}{F0F0F0} ...
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Why underfull message in Texmaker in \[…\] equations

Why I am getting underfull hbox badness 10000 in paragraph at lines Message even when I am not using \\. After reading many questions on the same message, I eliminated all \\ that I used ...
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How to make gradient ellipse title box with border?

I am using the tcolorbox package, and I want to use a gradient ellipse title box with border on the titlepage. It is possible somehow or I have to use another package to manage this?
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How can we change the height of a header box

In my poster done using baposter, I need to change the height of the \headerbox. for example, I have this example: ...
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Fancybox question

i've been messing around with boxes recently, and i'm struggling with doing 2 siple things. Here is the tex code first. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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How to store an mdframe in a savebox?

The title question is the last piece of information I would need, to solve my problem my way. Putting a \sbox or lrbox-environment around a mdenvironment yields a ! Missing \endgroup inserted. ...
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Complicated Boxed Frame Design by LaTeX

It has been long time not touching LaTeX and I recently try to remember all things which I have forgotten. Instead of going over manuals, I look up some books which have some good design and try to ...
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Draw a box containing the grandchild and add text at the bottom of box

I want to draw a minimal box which contains all the grandchilds (pink boxes), and move the text of deep green box to the bottom of the new box. How could I do it? codes: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Use the Exercise environment from Legrand Book template

I am using the Legrand Orange book template and like the typesetting of the exercise environment. I wanted to use the same environment to just have my text within the ocre color box. From the ...
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\hphantom behaving like \mbox, not like the counterpart of \vphantom

I have the following figure as part of a slideshow I'm writing with beamer. If it is relevant, I've used pst-jtree (which is essentially a bunch of macros over pstricks) to produce the tree branches. ...
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Make box in math mode with current math font

The commands $\mathcal{\mbox{$M$}}$ and \mbox{$\mathcal{M}$} produce different output. I would like a replacement for \mbox that creates a box preserving all features of the current font in ...
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Use \raisebox with \depth in caption

I want to use \raisebox in a caption. I know that \protect is often needed in these situation, but this (and other combinations I have tried) does not work: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer : how to make a box from top to bottom without white space up and down?

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} % thème \usecolortheme{wolverine} % variante de couleur % Enlève les icônes de navigation \beamertemplatenavigationsymbolsempty ...
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Including “boxes inside boxes” in baposter

I have divided my poster into \headerbox correctly. I would like to modify the following example because in the results section I would like to make subdivisions or boxes in order to show different ...
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Box with fancy colors

Does anyone know how to create these? I think they made it by using tcolorbox but I can't find a way to generate them.
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Replicate a box | Part 2

You can follow part 1 here. As for part 2, I'd like to know how to replicate the image you see below.
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Replicate a box using fancybox

As the title says, is there a way to do this by using the fancybox features? I'd really like to know if it's possible. Also, what's the font written in the text? Is there a way to replicate it?
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Boxes within a Dotted Box

How do I create the dotted box? For the rest of the diagram I used a matrix, but I'm having trouble creating that box. Here's the code I used. \begin{center} $\begin{matrix} $ x(n)$\rightarrow ...
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Parallel Boxes - Identity

how do I make this identity? Is there any way to type it without the use of tikz? Thanks (My biggest problem is how I type the connected boxes)
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Vertical stacked parboxes: Spacing and Calculating

I need a table which will work in twocolumn mode and can span over multiple pages. Since I've given up with supertabular (too buggy, too less control), I wrote a simple solution for my purposes with ...
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Rubber width `\parbox`

I am trying to create a rubber width \parbox in LaTeX so that the whole line will be evenly filled. It is for creating a mad-libs style fill in command that will stretch a certain amount of width. I ...
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Text alignment in clipped parbox

I have the following problem: I need to put variable length content into a fix-sized parbox the gets clipped with clipbox command. And want the content to be vertically centered. As long as the ...
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Table of contents alignment problem with multi-line \pbox in \inlcudepdf addtotoc

I'm inserting many 1-page PDF's that I also include in the table of contents. The only issue I have is with the alignment of my entry with the toc counter for PDF # and it's corresponding page ...
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Strange \parbox issue: vertical positioning

I'm working on updating my resume and converting it into a LaTeX-based CV. I'm reusing features from several open templates, which I liked, but I'm trying to modify the document per my taste and ...
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Custom linespacing in a parbox

Is there a way to set the line spacing into a \parbox? What I am trying to do is create a new command from a \rotatebox and \parbox and assign locally, i. e. only inside of the \parbox, custom line ...
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rcases with parbox to fit residual space

I have the following construct (using package mathtools) \begin{drcases} Content.... \end{drcases} \parbox{.53\textwidth}{Long Multiline Text Blablabla} I am using cases to display some long ...
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Vertical spacing between parboxes

I'm using \parbox for creating a flexible table-like structure of paragraphs as in the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} % ...
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First word hyphenation in parbox with strut

I've a problem with parbox spacing in combination with hyphenation. What I like to achieve is setting parboxes in a tabular-like way as key value pairs. So I have two parboxes with a given width per ...