# \definepairedbox

## Summary

The command \definepairedbox is used for defining a paired set of boxes.

## Settings

 \definepairedbox[...][...][...=...,...] [...] name [...] name ...=...,... inherits from \setuppairedbox

OptionExplanation
name of the paired box to be define
optional parent for inheritance

## Description

Using \definepairedbox defines a setup command and a place command. The place command accepts two content arguments. The first argument is assumed to be a horizontal box, the second argument is vertical mode material.

See the example below.

## Examples

### Example 1

```\definepairedbox[explanation]

\setupexplanation[location=left]

\placeexplanation
{\externalfigure[cow][width=4cm]}
{\starttabulate
\NC 1 \NC head \NC \NR
\NC 2 \NC legs \NC \NR
\NC 3 \NC tail \NC \NR
\stoptabulate}
```