New on CTAN: boxedminipage2e

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Thu Mar 12 05:42:30 CET 2015

Scott Pakin submitted the



Version number: 1.0
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Framed minipages of a specified total width (text
and frame combined)

Announcement text:

The boxedminipage2e package is a very simple package that essentially
just wraps a minipage within an \fbox.  However, while
\fbox{\begin{minipage}{\linewidth}...\end{minipage}} juts out into the
margin, \begin{boxedminipage}...\end{boxedminipage} does not.  Instead,
it subtracts the frame's dimensions from the specified dimensions of
the minipage before typesetting the minipage.


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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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