Make a box to hold text. This command fits with the
picture environment, although you can use it outside of there,
because rec-width and rec-height are numbers specifying
distances in terms of the
command is similar to the normal
\makebox command (see
\makebox) except here that you must specify the width and height. This
command is fragile (see
This makes a box of length 3.5 times
\unitlength and height 4
The optional argument
position specifies where in the box
the text appears. The default is to center it, both horizontally
and vertically. To place it somewhere else, use a string with one or
two of these letters.
Puts text the top of the box.
Put text at the bottom.
Put text on the left.
Put text on the right.