I have create a parbox as below that I would like to have a margin between the border the text for top, bottom, left, and right:

\begin{center}\shadowbox{\parbox{0.85\textwidth}{text text text}}\end{center}

Can anyone enlighten me? Thanks!

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The distance to the frame is controlled by \fboxsep. This can in fact be found in the documentation (PDF):

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  \shadowbox{\parbox{0.85\textwidth}{text text text}}

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