[OS X TeX] colorbox

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 10:08:35 EDT 2008

On Jul 28, 2008, at 9:31 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 28.07.2008 um 14:41 schrieb Alain Schremmer:
>> I didn't know about \rule
>> Although, from an purist's point of view, I would assume that this  
>> is not a solution in that it does not measure the height of the front
> It does. Or what is the meaning of
>> \settoheight{\foo}{$\dfrac{x}{x-1}$}
> and
>> \rule{0pt}{\foo}

Of course, if you take it that way, there is nothing I can respond.

Joke apart, I had put


on top, completely forgotten about


and just supposed I should eyeball things and replace \foo by  
whatever would look good (\left.\rule{0mm}{4mm}\right| seemed good  
enough in the event.)

But I did wonder about the need for


However, this being early (for me) morning, I didn't worry and was  
happy just being able to control the height of the vertical bar.

Best regards

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