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#### Placing art behind text

A designer is taking a job that was set up for Quark and moving it to LaTeX.
There are several eps-style art boxes that she placed behind text to
simulate text sitting inside a box.

The way she makes it cross pages is to place, say, the top half of the art
at the bottom of the page with some text, and a duplicate piece of art
showing the lower half of the box, at the top of the next page.

Is there a package that can be used in LaTeX to simulate this? Hopefully,
I'm explaining it correctly. Thanks in advance.


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mike3597 (17)
4/24/2007 3:56:28 PM
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Mike Wile wrote:
> A designer is taking a job that was set up for Quark and moving it to LaTeX.
> There are several eps-style art boxes that she placed behind text to
> simulate text sitting inside a box.
>
> The way she makes it cross pages is to place, say, the top half of the art
> at the bottom of the page with some text, and a duplicate piece of art
> showing the lower half of the box, at the top of the next page.
>
> Is there a package that can be used in LaTeX to simulate this? Hopefully,
> I'm explaining it correctly. Thanks in advance.

See if any of the packages listed at
you want.

-- Scott

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ctt (1173)
4/24/2007 6:08:34 PM
in article 596vd2F2jpsgrU1@mid.individual.net, Scott Pakin at
scott+ctt@pakin.org wrote on 4/24/07 2:08 PM:

> Mike Wile wrote:
>> A designer is taking a job that was set up for Quark and moving it to LaTeX.
>> There are several eps-style art boxes that she placed behind text to
>> simulate text sitting inside a box.
>>
>> The way she makes it cross pages is to place, say, the top half of the art
>> at the bottom of the page with some text, and a duplicate piece of art
>> showing the lower half of the box, at the top of the next page.
>>
>> Is there a package that can be used in LaTeX to simulate this? Hopefully,
>> I'm explaining it correctly. Thanks in advance.
>
> See if any of the packages listed at
> you want.
>
> -- Scott
Thanks. Textpos does the job half way.  If I use:

\begin{document}

\begin{textblock*}{32pc}(7.5pc,7pc)
\includegraphics{testbox.eps}
\end{textblock*}
text
\end{document}

It places the FULL box where I want it.

If I try to clip it by:

\begin{document}

\begin{textblock*}{32pc}(7.5pc,7pc)
\includegraphics*[viewport=100 100 200 200]{testbox.eps}
\end{textblock*}
text
\end{document}

the box does not clip; it only shifts on the page.  Any ideas on what I'm
doing wrong? I am using Textures on a Mac.


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mike3597 (17)
4/25/2007 2:04:43 PM
Am Wed, 25 Apr 2007 10:04:43 -0400 schrieb Mike Wile:

> If I try to clip it by:
>
>
> \begin{document}
>
>
>
> \begin{textblock*}{32pc}(7.5pc,7pc)
> \includegraphics*[viewport=100 100 200 200]{testbox.eps}
> \end{textblock*}
> text
> \end{document}
>
> the box does not clip; it only shifts on the page.  Any ideas on what I'm
> doing wrong? I am using Textures on a Mac.

Use the option clip to clip.

--
Ulrike Fischer

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news21630 (1434)
4/25/2007 2:50:28 PM
in article 131iuveb1vpxu$.dlg@nililand.de, Ulrike Fischer at news2@nililand.de wrote on 4/25/07 10:50 AM: > Am Wed, 25 Apr 2007 10:04:43 -0400 schrieb Mike Wile: > > >> If I try to clip it by: >> >> >> \begin{document} >> >> >> \section{HEAD} >> >> \begin{textblock*}{32pc}(7.5pc,7pc) >> \includegraphics*[viewport=100 100 200 200]{testbox.eps} >> \end{textblock*} >> text >> \end{document} >> >> the box does not clip; it only shifts on the page. Any ideas on what I'm >> doing wrong? I am using Textures on a Mac. > > Use the option clip to clip. I've tried that, too. It doesn't change. I'll try contacting Blue Sky to see if they know why. Thanks anyway.   0 mike3597 (17) 4/25/2007 5:10:42 PM Am Wed, 25 Apr 2007 13:10:42 -0400 schrieb Mike Wile: >>> If I try to clip it by: >>> >>> >>> \begin{document} >>> >>> >>> \section{HEAD} >>> >>> \begin{textblock*}{32pc}(7.5pc,7pc) >>> \includegraphics*[viewport=100 100 200 200]{testbox.eps} >>> \end{textblock*} >>> text >>> \end{document} >>> >>> the box does not clip; it only shifts on the page. Any ideas on what I'm >>> doing wrong? I am using Textures on a Mac. >> >> Use the option clip to clip. > I've tried that, too. It doesn't change. I'll try contacting Blue Sky to see > if they know why. Thanks anyway. It should work, but perhaps your viewer isn't able to show such postscript tricks. Did you try dvips + ghostscript? -- Ulrike Fischer   0 news21630 (1434) 4/26/2007 6:37:14 AM  Reply: Similar Artilces: text + text What is "text + text" supposed to do right now? It doesn't seem very useful to me. What about making "text + text" as an equivalent for "text || text"? 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