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

Suh-weet, Mark!

Where did you find this little gem of wisdom?  I wish I had asked this
months ago!  ;-)


On Sun 13 Feb 05,  5:42 PM, Mark K. Kim said:
> 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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