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`boites` is a LaTeX package to typeset boxes that may break across pages.


(c) 1998-1999 Vincent Zoonekynd <>

Distributed under the GNU Public Licence


These environments allow page breaks inside framed boxes.  They include
a few examples (shaded box, box with a wavy line on its side, etc.)

See also the


In the preamble: 


Before using the various environments:

  `\bkcounttrue`:  the lines will be numbered

  `\bkcountfalse`: the lines will not be numbered

Boxed text with a title:


Text with a double vertical line on the left and a number (17, in this


Text with a wavy line on the left:


Shaded box:


If you wish other kinds of boxes, have a look at `boites_examples.sty`
and feel free to adapt the macros.


 * These environments may be nested.
 * They may appear in a multicols environment.
 * Floating material, footnotes, marginpars appearing inside 
   them will be lost.


 * 1992: original macros (eclbkbox.sty) by Hideki Isozaki
 * 1998: a few modifications to make the macros more configurable,
         more comments and inclusion of some examples (Vincent Zoonekynd)


Name Size Date Notes
Makefile 204 2013-11-21 15:15
README 1716 2013-11-21 15:15
README.docu 287 2013-11-21 15:15
1716 2013-11-21 15:15 ==> /macros/la­tex/con­trib/boites/README
boites.dtx 20184 2013-11-21 15:15
boites.pdf 119026 2013-11-21 15:15
boites.sty 8270 2013-11-21 15:15
boites_exemples.sty 3710 2013-11-21 15:15
demo.pdf 239967 2013-11-21 15:15
demo.tex 2530 2013-11-21 15:15
ligne_qui_ondule_sur_la_gauche.eps 518 2013-11-21 15:15

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boites – Boxes that may break across pages

De­fines en­vi­ron­ments that al­low page breaks in­side framed boxes whose edges may be var­i­ously fancy. The bun­dle in­cludes a few ex­am­ples (shaded box, box with a wavy line on its side, etc).

Pack­age De­tailsboites
Ver­sion1.1 2013-11-21
Li­censeGNU Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Main­tainerJosé Romildo Malaquias
Vin­cent Zoonekynd (in­ac­tive)
Con­tained inTeXlive as boites
MikTeX as boites
Topics cre­at­ing boxes
high­light­ing type­set ma­te­rial, fancy frames, wa­ter­marks, etc.
break­ing boxes over a page bound­ary, etc
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