I am using the fixme package for inserting notes in my LaTeX documents. The note text is by default bold, and I've enabled colors using \fxsetup{theme=color}. However, I would like to have even more separation from the surrounding text, especially on a black&white printouts.

Does the package itself support surrounding the text with (for example) square brackets.

I've checked the fixme manual, but I am getting lost in non-familiar terminology such as 'targets' and 'faces'.

For example, in the following example I would like the resulting PDF text 'FiXme Note: Something's wrong here' to be displayed in the PDF as either '[Fixme Note: Something's wrong here]' or 'Fixme Note: [Something's wrong here]' (both are fine with me).

   An apple is a pear \fxnote{Something's wrong here}

  {\@fxuseface{inline}\ignorespaces[#3 \fxnotename{#1}: #2]}}

   An apple is a pear \fxnote{Something's wrong here}

enter image description here

  • Perfect. Only thing is that when using multiuser mode (e.g. by inserting \fxsetup{theme=color, mode=multiuser} \FXRegisterAuthor{me}{ame}{\color{red}Me} and calling it via \menote{This is a colored, user specific note} the first bracket is not colored. But this is just a micro issue for me, or not an issue at all, actually. – Rabarberski Apr 18 '13 at 10:04

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.