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Want to add optional parameter to adjust tightness of \mybox

Following up on @Roman Starkov's \mybox definition for a tight \fbox (How to put a framed box around text + math environment), I'd like to add an optional parameter to adjust the pt allowance around ...
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How to position multiple objects inside a fbox by relative X/Y position

I'm very new to LaTeX would like to ask some advice on how to position elements inside a fixed size box. Fox each element I know the X/Y relative position to a box corner. When I try to use spacing to ...
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How to Redefine the fbox Command to Increase the Default Space Between It and the Beginning of the Subsequent Sentence

Here is a MWE that displays the use of the \fbox command in multiple paragraphs: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \parskip 10pt \Large {\color{red}{\...
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Textbox above header line

does anyone know how to do this on the header of latex? It is solid fbox directly above the header line. Photo Ctto.
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Centering an Initfamily Letter within a Colorbox and Sizing It for Use as a Two-Color Lettrine

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \input GoudyIn.fd \newcommand*\...
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Appropriate \minipage width

I was using minipage inside fbox, and got an overfull hbox. I know that it is common practice to set the width of minipage inside fbox as \dimexpr\linewidth-2\fboxrule-2\fboxsep, but the hbox is still ...
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How to Directly Import Better Example Images for MWEs

For the purpose of asking questions on this site related to images, I know that I can directly call in a basic non-descriptive image in the following manner: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How can I use fbox to enclose multiple items inside enumerate environment?

I'm learning natural deduction in my logic class, and I need to write proofs according to the style shown below. I tried to use \fbox inside the enumerate environment, but it seems like that I can ...
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Side-by-side figures with pseudocode in fboxes of same height

I have two pieces of pseudocode that I want to be in side-by-side figures, encapsulated each in their own fbox and these fboxes should have the same height. Any advice on how to do this? I'm pasting ...
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Is there a way have breakable framed boxes?

Here is a command I have: \newcommand{\numbox}[2]{$^{\circled{#1}}${\fbox{#2}}} What it does is boxing and numbering a text. However I for the box to break nicely across lines. In command \fbox{text} ...
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breakable box with varwidth

PROBLEM Build an environment to put some text in some boxes that should be both breakable across a page and adapt to text width. Unfortunately, packages mdframed and tcolorboxes have the first option, ...
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Suppress counting of fbox, parbox, minipage as table

I am running into an issue where either the fbox, parbox, or minipage is being counted as a table. As an example, I have added sample code that is similar to my setup. This code results in the first ...
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Align text outside of fbox with text inside of fbox

I'm trying to replicate the following: I was able to create a similar fbox, but I'm not understanding how can I align the text outside of the fbox with the text inside of it. The closest I got, as ...
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Border to fit reference \cite{book}

How can I put or resize a fbox to fit a reference \cite{author} like this? \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} \newcommand{\cfbox}[2]{% \colorlet{currentcolor}{.}% {...
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why a line containing `\fbox` in my code is not working?

I have this line in my code: \fbox{\ker(r \lambda)_* \cong\mathbb{Z}/p^{a+t-\min\{a,b\}}} And this is my document from the beginning \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Placing a paragraph into a textbox

I am busy helping someone to write a book using texstudio, and I am trying to add a specific paragraph into a textbox as a sort of short story within the book. I used the minipage method to do so, ...
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How to avoid visual artifacts between fbox and graphics?

I'd like a simple black border around my images: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{mwe} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \setlength{\fboxsep}{0pt} \begin{document} ...
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Text out of fbox

What I'm trying to do is to put an equation inside an fbox. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, ...
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Removing Padding of Subfigure

When dealing with subfigures, I always like to have things as much aligned as possible. For that I use a fbox to see where boundaries are and I constantly have issues with space I can't get rid of. ...
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Set `\fboxsep` only for `\fbox` but not `\boxed`

I’m using both \fbox and \boxed but for different uses. When I use \fbox, I need it to have \fboxsep set to -0.5pt, but when I used \boxed I want a \fboxsep of 2pt. Is there a way to do that? EDIT: As ...
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How to place boxed text next to an image of the same height?

I'd like to mimic the following style: having an image of an author next to a textbox of the same height. However, my attempt is humorously unsettling: It appears that the aspect-ratio of my face ...
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Full page width box and icon to highlight paragraph

How can a box (like fbox or adjustbox) be stretched to the full page width to highlight a specific paragraph in the text? The definition should work without hardcoding geometry margins that were ...
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Make Box Around Page Red

I have used … \usepackage{fancybox} \fancypage{}{\fbox} … to put a box around my text on every page including header and footer. It looks how I want it, except for the color. How do I make it red ...
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I have made the image of the attached capture using a Microsoft Word table. How could I get a similar result in Latex? Is it posible overlap boxes?

\[\boxed{{x_1}\quad {x_2}\quad {x_3}}\quad {x_4}\quad \boxed{{x_5}\quad {x_6}\quad {x_7}}\quad \cdots \] I have made the image of the attached capture using a Microsoft Word table. How could I get a ...
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On the saturation of fontsize

Below I wrote a code using the grid package showing: When the fontsize is 20 the height of the parenthesis is 20 points, which is what we expect. When the fontsize is 40 the height of the parenthesis ...
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Font Size and fbox Size

When we set the fontsize to be 20 points I am wondering which size of the fbox bonding box enclosing a letter is 20 points. To understand I write a code as below and there are two main questions I ...
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wrapping pictures with box

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fancybox} \graphicspath{ {d:/pics/} } \begin{document} \begin{figure} \fbox{\centerline{\includegraphics[scale=0.25]{example-image-a}}} \...
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Formatting tables inside minipage

I want to create a document with three tables inside minipage environments. See MWE below. While I do get three tables side by side, the contents of these tables overlap. One way to get rid of these ...
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Image with border and fill

I'm trying to insert an image with a rectangular border, and that rectangular border has a gray color, something like this: This is my code: \begin{figure} \lineskip=-\fboxrule \textcolor{Orange}{ ...
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How can we to create an exercise environment like this:

How can we to create an exercise environment like this: I tried \definecolor{orange}{rgb}{1,0.7,0} \fboxset{rounded,border-color=orange} But it wasn't success.
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How can I remove the border of \fbox?

I don't want to change the colors, I want to remove. Part of my code: \fboxsep=0pt \noindent\fbox{% \begin{minipage}{0.48\linewidth} \scalefont{1.1} \centering \...
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How to enumerate with two columns inside a box?

I'm trying to figure out how to insert a enumerated list with two columns inside a box with minimal waste of space. The code outputs the first items of each column unaligned among themselves and ...
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Insert boxed prooftree inside prooftree

I'm trying to typeset proof trees with bussproof (usepackage{bussproofs}, available on CTAN). My personal favorite notation for explaining the rule of introduction of implications is with boxes, but I ...
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fbox typing in Latex

Whats the Latex code for inserting a small boxes at the end of a remark sentence like the ones in the image above?
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How to colour a specific border frame

There is many help about how to insert frame for images and how to colour them, but I couldn't find anything about how to colour blue just the top frame, red the right-frame and so on. I would ...
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Losing alignment with fbox

I am using this command to put a box around stuff. \newcommand{\cfbox}[1]{% {\color{black}% \setlength\fboxsep{0pt}\fbox{ \begin{varwidth}{\dimexpr\columnwidth-2} \leavevmode{\color{black}#...
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tight tcolorboxes

I want something like a tcolorbox but that it's width and heigth is just as large as its content, I mean that the margin of the box is as tight as possible and the box is centered, is important too ...
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Misalignment between fbox and rest of the text

When defining the width of an fbox as \textwidth-2\fboxsep-2\fboxrule, it still sticks out a bit with respect to the rest of the text. Is there a width/length that I'm missing? \documentclass{article}...
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Preamble: something is suppressing fbox containing instructions at top of math worksheet

Here's the instructions that aren't appearing when I compile in overleaf: \fbox{\fbox{\parbox{\dimexpr\textwidth-4\fboxsep-4\fboxrule}{ \textbf {Simplify by expansion and steps shown in class. ...
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How to move \fbox vertically, or how to frame \vbox or \vtop and move it vertically (through the baseline) without changing the size of the box?

I need to be able to move a \vtop or \vbox vertically without changing the box size, but it gets stuck at the baseline (you can pad the contents of the box up or down but you can't seem to move the ...
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tikzpicture padding

I don't get where the mysterious white space around this mwe-tikzpicture comes from: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} ...
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\fbox has very thick lines

fbox gives very thick line in sublime text editor with sumatra pdf but in texmaker with sumatra gives normal thin lines--why is this? \begin{tikzpicture} [remember picture, overlay] \draw[line width=...
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Exam question with \fbox

I'm trying to replicate this format for my exam questions, but I really don't know how to do it. I tried with \fbox, but I can't put "QUESTION 2" on the box : \qformat{ \fbox{\parbox{5.5in}{\...
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How to make a box with grey color background using fbox in latex

how to make a box with grey color background using fbox in latex? I have the following code but have no idea how to change the background into grey color. \fbox{$\phantom{\num{665}}$} Appreciate ...
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Aligning two images, one with border and one without

I want to align two images using \minipage. One of the images has already some sort of border on its own. To the second image i'd like to add one, using \fbox. Without the border from \fbox the two ...
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fbox of parbox of textwidth length is too wide

I was implementing the code found in this Q/A How to put a long piece of text in a box? to create a command for a paragraph text inside a framed box. However the box goes too far into the margin ...
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Easy border for tikz and forest

Using \fbox around forest creates unwanted horizontal paddings to my graphs: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[linguistics]{forest} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[bth] \...
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Align Fbox to the left and text to the right

I m a beginner with LaTex and I don't really understand how to align an FBox to the left with an image inside and some text to the right. Current implementation without boxing: \noindent\begin{...
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How can I make a vertical rule that extends to the edges of an fbox?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} \fbox{some text \vrule{} more text} \fbox{some text \vrule{} more deep text} \fbox{some text \vrule{} more $\int$ tall text} \end{...
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How to add boxed text at bottom of first page?

I need to add some boxed text at the bottom of the first page. If placed anywhere on the first page the box should appear at the bottom of the first page. Please help me. I tried the following code \...
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