[texhax] circle like \fbox

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Dec 17 01:14:57 CET 2006

>>>>> "Bryan" == Bryan W Lepore <bryanlepore at mail.utexas.edu> writes:

  > is there a corresponding command \fbox{something} that will draw a
  > circle around something (simple) e..g \fcircle{x} (i.e. for one
  > character)?

TeX cannot do it itself, it only supports text and rules.  But with
the TikZ/pgf package you can do almost everything.  I suppose that you
have TikZ/pgf and the manual already on your system, otherwise you can
download it from CTAN.

If you just want to look into the manual, try:


You'll find an example on page 19.


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