[texhax] Known height text area or complex border

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Jan 11 17:07:04 CET 2006

On 2006-01-11 14:16:20 +0300, Konstantin Karapetyan wrote:
> The solution which would satisfy me would be to make a minipage, which
> would fit into my fixed-size border, and within this minipage the text
> would always be centered with, say, \vfill. However the \minipage
> command doesn't permit specification of height, only width. Any
> alternative?

It has, only Lamport doesn't tell you. See page 15 of the usrguide.

\begin{minipage} [pos] [height] [inner-pos] {width}


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