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Draw red box around verse

This is a follow-up question to: How to center a verse horizontally I am using the solution given by @Herbert. Is there a way to put a color box around selected few verses I desire?
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Right-aligned line-break with long verses in verse

I'm happily using the verse environment to typeset French poetry. However, I'm unsatisfied with the behavior of long-line breaks (when the verse is too long to fit on the page). The verse behavior is ...
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Change the behavior of carriage return

Define an enhance verse environment, where stroke Carriage return key once make a \\, twice make a \par, three times make a \medskip, four times and more make a \bigskip. An example would be: ...
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Customizing Index - Adding chapter heading and verse number to index entries

I would like to provide the chapter title and the verse number for each entry in the index. This is unusual but the book I am working on requires such formatting. In the output I want the chapter ...
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How to create Index for Verses

I ran into problem of creating index for a book (1200 page) which has around 700 verses and its explanation. I have one main tex file with the preamble. I have 18 chapters in my book, so I created ...
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Stanza breaks with verse package

I am trying to enforce stanza breaks via a blank line as explained in the verse package documentation. Stanza breaks do not seem to eventuate with this MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{verse} ...
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How to change font size in verse environment?

How to center a verse horizontally I am using solution give by @Herbet I try to add desired font size to the verse environment but it did not work for me. my entire document appears at font size 12. ...
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Verse environment won't set in italics

Could someone please help me fix the following problem? I want to typeset an indented paragraph in italics. Using the verse package, the paragraph typesets without a problem, but when I try to add ...
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How to typeset two verse environments side by side

I'm doing a poem analysis of some English poem translated to Swedish. I want include the poem in both the languages, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Breaking verse across multiple pages

I am using \begin{verse} ..... \end{verse} and I have a problem splitting it across pages. The verse environment is leaving half a page blank. How can I spread verse across multiple pages. I ...
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Verse Error in Ubuntu

I am getting below error in Ubuntu 10.04, texlive 2010 I do not get any such errors and get pdf output in my 2011 macbook running texlive 2010. ! Undefined control sequence. l.44 ...
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How to install verse package?

How can I install the verse package? I did not find it in my Ubuntu 10.1. Through a Google search I went to: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/verse and followed the ...
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Chapters and verses of current page in header

This question is linked to my other titlesec question Does any one know how to add the current segment location at the top of any particular page. What I need is the reference at the top of a ...
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How to center a verse horizontally

I have a Sanskrit Verse that I want to appear at the center of the page. I am using verse environment as shown below. \begin{verse} तपः स्वाध्याय निरतम् तपस्वी वाग्विदाम् वरम् | \\ नारदम् परिपप्रच्छ ...
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verselinenumbersleft with twocolumn

Situation: a poem in the verse environment of the verse package, while the entire page is set with the twocolumn option. Line numbering is enabled via \poemlines{1} and set to the left by ...