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How do I make uniform spacing for minipages in multicols

I'm trying to make a A3 page for the wall of our office, we have a coffee maker and with there are different options for each capsule. What I want to do is have an equally spread set of minipages ...
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framed or colored box with text and margin notes

I am using pdfTeX and I have in my text an example which just is a kind of a short story. What I want is: The story should be visually distinct from the normal text, by frame or background colour. I ...
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using fbox in a newenvironment [duplicate]

I am trying to write a new enviroment to add text into a \fbox, when I use \fbox on its own, it works quite nicely \fbox{\begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} does this work, I would love if it did ...
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Space just before minipage

This is my .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{framed} \setlength{\FrameSep}{3pt} \begin{document} \noindent{}The king\\ \begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} is dead, ...
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Single-column framed minipage spanning two or more slides in Beamer

I searched and could not find an easy non-labour intensive solution to this one. In making a Beamer presentation, I have some framed minipages with various arbitrary content I am transferring from a ...
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Indented box that split in multiple pages

I am doing a document with exercises and corrections. I would like the corrections to be easily remarkable so that no student read it by accident and get its exercise spoiled. I have written an ...
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Fix the height/length of a minipage

I have 2 columns in 1 slide. On the left hand, it is a tabbing inside a minipage in a framed. Some sentences are shown one by one by overlay, that results in the height/length of the whole minipage ...
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How do I make a framed coffin with correct alignment?

I'm playing with coffins for a title page and would like to have a square framed box that aligns with the topline and baseline of text within a rotated coffin. I have a couple of issues with this so ...
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How do I make one minipage the same size as another?

I'm writing a LaTeX document into which I want to put two boxes, in a row next to each other, which will contain varying length content. I want each box to be the same height, and that height needs ...
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How to control the vertical height of boxes

I would like to create boxes where I can control the height of the boxes. Right now I have used the command. \colorbox{calcclr}\makebox[\textwidth-2\fboxsep][l]{#1}}} This gives me a box that ...
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Frame around minipage containing listing in beamer

I am working on the sheets of a course on LaTeX and would like to have several sheets in which you see on the left an example of a source document and on the right its output. I have this working now ...
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Framed minipage of dependent dimensions

I am trying to prepare handouts of a ppt (I know). I would like a slide to be shown on the left half of a page and comments regarding it in a framed box of the same size as the slide on the right ...