Questions tagged [framed]

{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} & \fbox{0}...
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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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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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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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How to put a framed box around text + math environment

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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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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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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How to format an email conversation?

I am currently writing my thesis and need to include a bunch of email conversions. I am using classicthesis. I wonder, how you would format stacked conversions. Moreover, how would you deal with the ...
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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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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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Stretching a framebox over the whole page

Does anyone know how to stretch a (framed) box down to the end of the page? In effect something like \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} sometext \framebox[\textwidth]{somemoretext\vspace*{\...
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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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Multiple border around page

I was thinking about giving a finishing touch to my resume by adding a border to the document in black color. I tried using \fancybox but not impressed with the output. \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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Framing cells vertically in a table

I want to add a box in a tabularx table that would frame several cells vertically. There is this post that shows how to frame cells horizontally (Framing cells in a table), but I cannot figure out how ...
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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 margin. ...
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How to draw box around text that contains a verbatim block?

Typically, to box in some text, I use the following: \fbox { \parbox{\linewidth}{ This is some text! Blah blah blah... } } However, say I have a verbatim block within that. It will never ...
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How to continue the framed text box on multiple pages?

I am using framed package to create text boxes using begin{framed} and end{framed}. My problem is that my framed box goes on for two pages, and I don't want the text box to complete itself at the end ...
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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, but I do not know how to use the package.
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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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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 else,...
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I can't seem to get \fbox and \itemize to work together

I'm trying to place some text inside of a box, here's what I'm writing that is not working: \fbox{The \textit{two-step} model of XMCD: \begin{itemize} \item[In the \textit{first step}, circularly ...
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SWOT Table - how to convert to an article?

I need a SWOT analyse in color, and I found this one at http://www.mostlycolor.ch/2013/10/colored-blocks-in-beamer.html : Can someone help me by converting the beamer, so I can use it in an article? ...
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ConTeXt and Metafun: Framed enumeration with counter as part of overlay

How do you make an enumeration where the enumeration counter appears within a frame decorated with Metafun? The idea is to have something similar to an example on pg. 144 of the Metafun manual: ...
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Frame whole sections in ConTeXt

I am trying to improve overview in working sheets and right now I am trying to frame a whole section, preferably with rounded corners but couldn't find any solutions. Is there something like \...
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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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Boxed equation with number

My minimum working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{center} \boxed{K_{k+1}=P_ka_{k+1}^T(a_{k+1}P_ka_{k+1}^T+I_N)^{-1}} \end{center} \end{document} The ...
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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 can I insert a newline in a framebox?

I have several frameboxes in my document, using the following command: \framebox(115,115){ R-Sq: \newline For example} I want to force a new line, but neither \newline or \\ appear to work. Is ...
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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 Equation ...
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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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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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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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wrapfig: frame around image and caption

I have an image wich is beside some text, and I would want to frame the image and the caption. My code is for now: \begin{wrapfigure}[4]{r}{8cm} \centering \fbox{\includegraphics[width=7cm]{...
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Putting a coloured background behind text without adding whitespace

Consider this: I want to be able to highlight text like this without adding space around it -- so each word in the first line should line up with the corresponding word in the second line. (I know ...
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How to abbreviate “\begin{frame}”, “\end{frame}”, and “\frametitle”?

Aware abbreviating those commands need not always be helpful, I would like to know how to abbreviate them? The following is what I tried, which does not work: \documentclass[11pt,handout]{beamer} \...
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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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\begin{framed} with background-color

Does anybody know how to set the background-color of a framed element? \begin{framed} Let me have a background :( \end{framed}
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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, language=...
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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{ \begin{minipage}{0.25\textwidth} my ...
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Creating uniformly sized boxes around text

I want to put individual words in to boxes next to each other. I've used the \framebox command, but this has produced different sized boxes around each word. How could I get all the boxes to be the ...
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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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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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framed equations

I'm aware of possibilities to frame an "important" equation in Latex as the one suggested in mathmode for instance but I thought it would be nice to have a dedicated environment instead of putting ...
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mdframed: Put a line below the frame title and give it a shaded background

I like to use mdframed to make a framed environment with an optional title. The title has to be in its own box with a gray background, like this: I hope that this is possible. MWE \documentclass{...
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endless loop with mdframed

The following code leads to an endless loop. pdflatex is at 100% CPU and the log is constantly increasing with number counted upwards. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \begin{document} \...
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Framed text with a float in it

I'd like to frame the text between \startfoo and \stopfoo, but there is a float in it. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \startfoo \begin{figure}[h] some float with a \caption{...} \end{...
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Make all figures and tables framed by default? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rounded corner colored box around figure I'm interested in having all of my \begin{figure} and \begin{table} environments automatically get framed. Is there any way to do this?...
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Listings package split frame when the page ends

When I use the listings package with frame in my code the frame "breaks" when the page ends and it is open in the end of the page. I want the frame to be complete with four sides and continue in the ...
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How to add a frame around a float with caption?

I've created a new float element to define examples: \usepackage{float} \floatstyle{plain} \newfloat{example}{thp}{lop} \floatname{example}{\textsc{Example}} I want to set my example in an frame. ...
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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 "merges"...