[OS X TeX] box in forms

Stephan Hochhaus stephan at yauh.de
Wed Jan 12 04:24:57 EST 2005

Am 12.01.2005 um 06:42 schrieb Alain Schremmer:

>    \framebox[\height + 10mm]{}
> after the example on page 861 of Companion 2ed but I could not figure 
> how to increase the height of the box. It seems \height refers to the 
> height of the text and \height + 10mm is then the width of the box.
A horizontal box is always as high as the line it is used in. You could 
nest some boxes like that:

\framebox[5cm]{\parbox[l][2ex][t]{0mm}{}} %2ex controls the height of 
the box

Good luck :-)


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