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I'm often searching for already created works/templates etc, to get some idea of how things are done. The thing is, I have an idea of something and I don't even know what it is called, and as a result I don't know what to look for in order to get an idea of ways it can be done. I'll try to describe it as I can:

For example you have a site or pre-print document with a beautiful design, but in some part of it you may want to add some description or explanation of something or anything else, for about 5-10 sentences. It's like a big notice, but not a notice.

I can't google it, I simply don't know what to google for. I want to see how people create this kind of expression of notice (a big notice), the same way people create ribbons for example.

Picture as requested(paint, lol!):

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  • Is this the kind of thing you're talking about maybe? – Cai Feb 22 '16 at 23:35
  • Not really. I added a picture to make it more understandable – Rita Feb 22 '16 at 23:42
  • Using you image explain what you want in just a few sentences. I'll edit your question then so you can get some better answers. – Terry Feb 22 '16 at 23:50
  • be my guest :) I would very appreciate it – Rita Feb 22 '16 at 23:51
  • Hmmm. Are you referring to the white part of your image? Where it would be left blank and you could add text later? – Vicki Feb 23 '16 at 0:17
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Do you mean a Pull Quote?

Page 2: http://journalism.uoregon.edu/~sasbury/whatsitcalled.pdf

Pull quotes, decks, subheads and captions all fall under the broad category of points of entry —call-out text that invites the reader into the story

Or, (from wikipedia)

a key phrase, quotation, or excerpt that has been pulled from an article and used as a graphic element, serving to entice readers into the article or to highlight a key topic. It is typically placed in a larger or distinctive typeface and on the same page.

  • I took the liberty of adding the information in the link to the actual answer so that the information is self-contained. This is "standard" practice on stackexchange, since links can die. – Yorik Feb 23 '16 at 16:35

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