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Re: [vox-tech] latex: shaded box in picture environment



Try:

  \usepackage{eepic}
  ...
  \put(0,0)\shade\path(11,11)(40,11)(40,65)(11,65)(11,11)
  \end{picture}

But it only gives one shade of gray.  There might be some parameter you
can tweak to get more shades though.

BTW, since we just love pointing out things that came from UC Davis, just
wanted to mention that eepic was written by a guy from UC Davis in the
late 80's. =P

-Mark


On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> Can't find the answer on Google groups, so I'm not hopeful, but just in
> case...
>
> I have a picture:
>
>    \begin{picture}(400,100)
>    \put(10,0){\vector(0,1){90}}
>    \put(0,85){$\hat{y}$}
>    \put(0,10){\vector(1,0){90}}
>    \put(85,0){$\hat{x}$}
>    \put(180,0){\vector(0,1){90}}
>    \put(170,85){$\hat{y}$}
>    \put(170,10){\vector(1,0){90}}
>    \put(255,0){$\hat{x}$}
>    \drawline(11,11)(40,11)(40,65)(11,65)(11,11)
>    \graphpaper(11,11)(30,50)
>    \end{picture}
>
> and I'd like to put a shaded box in there.  Specifically, that \drawline
> draws a rectangle, and I'd like to fill that rectangle with gray.
>
> In desperation, I tried to get something approximating a fill using
> graphpaper, but the result is totally unacceptable.
>
> Anyone know how to draw a shaded box in a picture environment *and* specify
> the exact dimension of that box?
>
> Thanks,
> Pete
>
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