{framed} is about framed document elements, e.g., boxes and environments. A popular package is {mdframed}.

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Highlight elements in the matrix

I have a matrix and need to highlight some elements in the matrix. I have found how to highlight a single element (I want to put the cell in the square): $$ A = \begin{bmatrix} \fbox{0} & ...
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How to add border for an image?

I use \includegraphics command to insert image to the document. But how can I add a border around this image w/o any margin between border lines and image? It seems to be very easy, but I can't find ...
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Can I have framed blocks in beamer?

Is there a simple way to have the body of a block environment in beamer to have a frame around it, rather than having a background colour? I tried putting a \fbox inside the block, but it just wrote ...
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How to place a shaded box around a section label and name

In working with a publisher, I need to format section headings like this (using ASCII art): +-----+-------------------------------------+ | 1.2 | Section name | ...
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Highlight equations in a typographically correct manner

I am presenting a model composed of a dozens of equations, some of them requiring a somewhat lengthy derivation. The equation that continue the actual model appears progressively along the derivation ...
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Draw true page border

Is there a way to draw a rectangle around every page? The problem is that my document (a Ph.D. thesis) is in a funny format (16x24cm). So to print it centered on A4 paper (for reviewing) I played ...
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Draw custom frame around text

I would like to obtain a custom frame, which is different from the ones given by mdframed. Here is the image comes from the package fancytikzposter, which consists in a minipage inside a tikzpicture ...
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framed or mdframed? (Pros/Cons)

I'm currently thinking about using shaded and framed sections in my document. But for now, I couldn't clarify the differences between framed and mdframed (or other packages). Although the ...
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How to make mdframed ignore descenders in last line

How can we make mdframed to ignore the descenders of the last line in the calculation of the innerbottomsep. In my eyes there are two reasons to desire this: Inner margin The optical bottom sep is ...
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Frame with only crosses in two opposite corners

Is there one package to produce frames looking like the one above in the following ASCII example ? I don't want dashed lines. | ...
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Attractive Boxed Equations

I often used \boxed{...} from the AMS math package to place a box around important equations. However, this approach often produces somewhat awkward looking output. Consider \documentclass{article} ...
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Text in squared box

I'd like to bot a square box around some text. I'd like to denote a labelled object of size 1, in combinatorics this is often symbolised by something like \boxed{1}. It would be nicer if the box was a ...
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Is it possible to create an adaptable golden ratio frame around equations?

I would like to create special frame around my equations. This frame should obey to the golden ratio rule. This means that its width divided by its height should give 1.61803398875. If possible, the ...
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A special example environment

How can I define an environment named "example" so that: can be broken over pages has a horizontal line above "Example \chap.\no" (e.g. Example 4.10), and vertical line that is spread to the whole ...
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How to draw frame with rounded corners around box

Is it possible to simply draw a frame around a box which has rounded corners, and be able to control frame width, frame color, frame radius, box background colour (preferably without having to use the ...
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How to highlight important parts (with a gray background)

In the below link http://www.math.uiowa.edu/~goodman/algebrabook.dir/bookmt.pdf the author highlights anything which is important using a greyish color background. For example, if you see ...
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Box around a few items in an itemize environment

I'm using beamer and want to call out a few items in a list by drawing a box around them, and, ideally, having a small comment appear next to the box, like this:
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How to choose which sides of the border to draw in a `framebox`?

If, for example, you only want to draw the top and bottom border of a box, or perhaps the left and bottom only, is there a simple package to do this or must one resort to using tables or heavy-weight ...
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How can I construct a page layout with framed boxes?

For a report I'm writing, I have got an MS Word template for a page that needs to be included. The page looks like this (print screen from Word): However, there are a few things that makes me not ...
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Design that imitate Google browser

I would like to write some tutorials about HTML, and I would like to do it efficiently without using too many screenshots. What I would like to obtain is a frame which looks like a web browser, such ...
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How to draw a colored framebox without filling the background?

I like to draw a \fbox{..} which is colored. The xcolor package gives \fcolorbox{<frame color>}{<background color>}{<text>} But this forces me to set a background color. I like ...
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Creating stackoverflow like tags

I'm trying to create stackoverflow like tags. Currently I'm using an \fbox{text} to create the tags, which works, but not all boxes have the same height (it seems that letters like 'p' make a box take ...
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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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Box around minted environment

I'm using the minted package to produce nice looking java-code but I would like to make a box around the code so it is easier to separate the code from the rest of the document. What is the easiest ...
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Framing cells in a table

I want to add borders to a set of cells in a table. But not just a border for the single cells because then I imagine I could just put the cell content in an fbox. Instead I want a frame which ...
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Page Bordering with an image?

I want a custom border for my document. I was thinking of doing something like this, creating a border with a graphics tool(only the outer frame) and then placing it in the beginning of the document, ...
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Gray box around figure with a separate gray box around caption

My university requires that all figures in a thesis follow this pattern: I'm very new to LaTeX, so far my best attempt has been this: \begin{SCfigure} \colorbox{darkgray}{ ...
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Source code listing with frame around code?

I'd like to make my code listing looking more sexy. I found a good example on SO, but one problem is remaining: I would like to not only have a horizontal line at the bottom of the listing but also ...
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LaTeX is putting a border around my figures

I'm trying to embed a few images in a figure, but LaTeX keeps putting a border around three of the sides. Is there any way for me to keep it from adding this border? The code that I used to create ...
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Framing section headings

I'm attempting to put a frame around my section headings. I am using the package mdframed which adds functionality to the framed package. It basically draws a box around an object, in an ...
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What is the easiest way to get borders around a page in LaTeX?

I want my document to have borders in all pages. I imagine I can do that using TikZ, but is there an easier way to do it? I also asked this question here, but as the main question was something ...
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Different colorcoded theorems

I'm using this code to frame my theorems: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrreprt} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[amsmath,thmmarks,framed]{ntheorem} ...
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Creating Page Border for Single Page only

I am digitizing a book and there is only a single page which has page border as shown in the attached image. How can I create border to a single page? Is there a library where I can choose a border ...
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Put a box around an item (homework)

I am using the enumerate environment to do homework. In the following, first I write out the question, then I write out the answers to the first two parts. What I'd like to do is have a box around ...
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lstlistings: framed code [closed]

I use lstlistings to write Pascal Code. I'd like my code to be numbered and framed. Here is what I have as of now : \lstset{numbers=left, numberstyle=\small, numbersep=8pt, frame = single, ...
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Border or frame around figure

I'd like to place a border / frame around my figure. The figure is a bunch of equations: \begin{figure}[ht] \[ eqn 1 \] \[ eqn 2 \] \[ eqn 3 \] \caption{\label{myfig} My caption.} ...
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Is there any package similar to verbatim but with support for icons?

I am looking for a package that provides verbatim environments but also supports different background color, frame style and icons (tips, error, warning etc.) shown on the upper-left corner.
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Creating simple frames

I want some of my text to be "framed". So far, I have horizontal lines generated by the \separate command in the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \newcommand\separate{\medskip\hrule\medskip} % ...
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How to put a framed box around text + math enviroment

I am looking for something like \fbox but it seems that you cannot use it when a math environment is included. However its not only a math environment (then you could use \boxed I know) but also text, ...
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Multi-line box around a sentence in a paragraph

I am trying to draw a polygon box around a sentence within a paragraph. This box would wrap over multiple lines and terminate exactly at the end of the sentence (i.e. without white space filling the ...
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How do you put a character in the margin (using an environment)

I'm using framed to create a little callout box for tips and other information in a book. So for it's going well however I cannot get the icon (using ding) to sit in the margin. It currently looks ...
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Change border color of \fbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an \arrayrulecolor-like command to change the rule color of \fbox? I'm using an \fbox to have a border around a minipage. \fbox{ ...
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Suggestions on how to place a sentence of text inside a box with a border around it

I have an "XYZ's Law" quote that I'd like to show somewhere on a page vertically centered in a box with some form of simple border around it. Basically I'm trying to achieve the LaTeX equivalent of ...
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box around theorem statement

Is there an easy way to put a box around a theorem in LaTeX? For example to state an important theorem. I tried using page 20 of the ntheorem documentation ...
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Place a background relative to the position of an environment

I am trying to place a background that extends the entire page width and whose height depends on the height of the environment contained. For example, the following code provides something to what I ...
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create a framed environment for a margin note

What am trying to achieve is the following: Of course, if this can be done so that there is a switch between even and odd pages. Currently I am only interested in the not appearing on the LHS ...
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Shaded continuous across new enumerate environment

I'm trying to write up solutions where I include the original problem text, in a light gray shaded box. I had been creating the shading with the 'framed' package shaded environment, but some of the ...
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Is it possible to frame text using a graphic border

I've got a document where in a few cases I'm using the framed package and a single \begin{framed} <text> \end{framed} to visually separate text that is something akin to commentry on the main ...
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fbox drawn incorrectly after \noindent

What's going on here that the first and last \fbox are not getting drawn correctly when immediately following \noindent? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pst-node} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Align text on top of a framebox

I am trying to create a series of boxes so that my students can input there id number for there final exam. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \newsavebox{\idbox} ...