{book-design} is about the design and layout of books. Typical subjects are cover, title pages, margins, odd and even pages and order of sections in front matter and back matter.

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Should the appendix be before the bibliography or after?

My thesis latex format does not include an appendix, but I need one. Should I put it after the bibliography or before?
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Is there a package to pull out Answer Keys from Exercises to the last page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I produce exercises in one part of a LaTeX document with selected answers in another? I am writing a book containing exercises for the readers. To ease writing ...
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How to use several different fonts in the table of contents ?

I want to use different font and size for chapters and sections in the table of contents generated by toc. How should I customize the toc?
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Order of the pages in the front matter of a book

Following "A few notes on book design" from Peter Wilson (author of the memoir class) the order of the pages of the front matter is: Half-title page Blank Title page Copyright page Dedication ...
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Typography and style for acknowledgments written in different languages

My thesis is written in English, but for the acknowledgment page I think I will write a first paragraph in English, one in Italian and one in French. I was wondering if I have to do something ...
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Different header for odd and even pages with fancyhdr

We are making a book with the document class book. We use the fancyhdr package to customize the headings. We want the book title on LE and the chapter name on RO. We tried \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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What are good packages for laying out a play?

I'm formatting a play as a LaTeX book. Is there any particular package the is best for laying out books like this (aside from the LaTeX-book class)? I'm wondering if there are any examples of ...
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Where to put the acknowledgements in a thesis document?

Basically there are three possibilities: add just a 'Acknowledgement' section as last section of you introduction chapter put it at the end - between the last appendix and the bibliography put it ...
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Book cover fonts

I am typesetting my first book. I am using Computer Modern for the font. I am trying to decide which font to use for the covers/dust jacket. I took a look at a number of similarly formatted books, ...
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Is there anywhere a tutorial of how to publish a book with LaTeX?

I am looking for all the tips and what should be considered specifically for the layout of professionally looking books.
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Is there a template available that allows easy publishing of poem book?

I would like to layout a professionally designed book containing poems. What template should I use?