[texhax] boders on top and bottom only with \fcolorbox

Brent Legge Brent.Legge at messagingdirect.com
Sat Jul 1 00:33:53 CEST 2006

Thanks Philip. I'll give that a try.

Philip G. Ratcliffe wrote:

>>I'm trying to do a shaded text area with a dark border, but I only want 
>>the border to occur on the tob and bottom of the box.  I've attempted 
>>this using \rule in the following code:
>>But this results in a small gap between the top border and the gray box 
>>(introduced by the carriage return).
>Try putting
>  \\[-1pt]
>in place of the empty line.
>Cheers,  Phil Ratcliffe
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