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The LaTeX boxedminipage package

Version: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

The package creates a LaTeX minipage environment surrounded by rules, like this:
Example of paragraph boxed with thin rule

You can control the width of the environment. Additionally, you can use the standard TeX commands \fboxrule and \fboxsep to determine the thickness of the rules and the distance between the rules and the inside edge of the box, respectively.
Example of paragraph boxed with thick rule

No package options are defined for the package. Instead, you enter the package commands in encapsulated TeX fields. The package is installed in TCITeX/TeX/LaTeX/contrib/misc.

How to use the boxedminipage environment

  1. Add the boxedminipage package to your document.
  2. Place the insertion point where you want the boxed environment to begin.
  3. Enter an encapsulated TeX field and type \begin{boxedminipage}{x} where x is the desired width of the minipage.
    The command for first example above is \begin{boxedminipage}{1.75in}. The commands for the second are
  4. Choose OK.
  5. Enter the content or move the insertion point to the end of the information you want to box.
  6. Enter an encapsulated TeX field, type \end{boxedminipage} and choose OK.

Last revised 08/22/05

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