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Which Class to use to layout Book Covers for Front, Back and Spine Areas

I have tested with PStricks and the layout came fine though i had to struggle with the positioning of the covers based on the coordinates since using the exact coordinate gave inaccurate results. Is ...
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Pdfpages not working - alternative/reason?

Hey I wonder why includepdf / pdfpages is not working... In the isolated case a file works perfectly fine: \documentclass{tudelft-report} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \frontmatter ...
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Change the cover page in classic thesis

I am using the classic thesis template and I would like to include the names of my supervisors on the left end of the cove page but nothing seems to work. I hope that someone can help with that, for ...
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How to name (numbering) the cover page

I want to create a pdf like this... I know that using \pagenumbering we can switch between (i, ii) and (1, 2, 3)... but how to name a specific page? particularly the cover. Further comments: ...
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Add text to a specific page at a specific position

Well in our style guide we have the "\makecover" to create a cover page - we're not allowed to actually change this as it should adhere to standards. However this coverpage includes already a ...
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How to set Book Cover Design dimensions for printers?

I am new to LateX and I would like to know if there is a class which allows for creating a book cover design to send to the printers ? I already have the book cover design done in Adobe Photoshop ...
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How to achieve this cover design using LaTeX?

I am about to print the dissertation in an online printing house in A4 format 222 pages adhesive binding. The printing house asked to send the cover of the dissertation in a separete file as a double ...
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change margins of a template to the normal DIN-A4 standard

recently I found a template for a cover sheet. The code is written blow. Unfortunately, it is quite far away from being minimal, but I wanted to show you the whole design. My "problem" now is the ...
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How to insert a personalised centred horizontal line separation in a thesis title page

I am trying to insert a horizontal line to separate the title of my thesis and the subtitle that simply describes that it is a PhD Tesis. However I have played around with \hrule and \hfill commands ...
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Need text to overlay tikz header

I'm trying to create a title page for a document but I'm having some trouble with the background imaging overlaying the text. This is what it's looking like: As you can see the words fall under ...
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Create a document cover using style class

I'm wanting to create a latex class called projeto.cls that should create this report cover image below, which has the following headers and footer for all reports generated. The fields defined entrie ...
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How can I color only Cover page for PhD thesis

Can you help me in formatting my title page (cover page). It is for my PhD thesis. I have to follow this example https://www.dropbox.com/s/clexb8dauxom2k4/tamplate.jpg ... For this purpose I am using ...
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Create a cover for my thesis

I woould like to make a cover for my thesis with latex. It should look like the following, which I mane with MS Word: I only know the commands: \title{...} \author{...} \date{...} But don't know ...
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Cover page with latex

How can I design the following cover with latex?
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What dimensions and how to insert an image as a cover?

I viewed any message but I don´t reach the solution. I want to make an imge to use as cover for my final job. What dimension do you recommend? in pixels(better) or cm? or What proportions? to the ...
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No page number for special page [duplicate]

I create some special page for a cover in the book document. And I need to hide the page number for that page. How I accomplish this?
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How to get rid of extra numbered blank page before cover page in LyX?

I have a 50 pages document in LyX. For this report I have to add a coverpage before the title with different style and template from the report. This is what I do: I create my coverpage in a separate ...
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home page ,Cover Page

dear professional latex. I would like to ask you that how I can create a Latex page with the same size, font and colors. I am waiting for your cooperation is highly appreciated.
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Extra blank page while designing front cover with tikz

I’m trying to design the front cover of a book with tikz package. The following is my latex code: \documentclass[b5paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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A movie film strip of images

Is it possible to make a movie film strip of embedded PDF images?
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Creating a Title Page for Maths dissertation

I'm a third year maths undergrad, and am currently writing my dissertation using TexMaker. I'm not that familiar with the program, and am struggling to create an appropriate cover page (including ...
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How to define a title page

I am very new to LaTeX. Now I am trying to define the cover page of my document. It currently consists of the title and a single picture. I have tried \begin{titlepage} \maketitle \begin{figure} ...
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removing all marks associated with thanks on cover page

I would like to remove the numbering associated with \thanks on my cover page. I use the following command (using article): \documentclass[11pt,english,titlepage]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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How to keep the first item invisible before I click the screen?

See the picture. The current situation is that the frame title and the first item appears at the same time. But I only want to let the frame title visible at first, and after I click the screen, the ...
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How do I edit a cover page for my thesis like this template?

I'm trying to dive under this incredible world of non-WYSIWYG. So, for my first main challenge I need to write my master's thesis with LaTeX. And I found some difficulties at the very beginning of my ...
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Cover Image and First Page Overlap

I'm extremely new to LaTeX and learning on my own, so I apologize if this is an obvious question. In my document, I'm using a pdf image as the first cover page, and additional pages after that. I ...
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Questions about my cv header and cover letter

I am working on my cv and my cover letter and I have different questions. My current code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} ...
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Oneside cover within a twosided LaTeX document

I'm writing my thesis and I'd like to have a onesided cover while the rest of the document is twoside, so to obtain the text and figures well-centered within the cover. Here is my main .tex file: ...
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How to reproduce this thesis cover page in LaTeX?

I am typing my thesis' cover page, our university has a typesetting requirement in this link http://www.helsinki.fi/socialsciences/studying/current/thesis_cover.pdf I need to reproduce this cover ...
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How do I include a separate custom cover page onto my LaTeX document?

I've created a nice looking cover page in LaTeX as a pdf on its own. How do I add this onto an already existing LaTeX document instead of the default title page?
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footnote rule on cover page

I have a document with a cover page and foonote. I would like to add a rule above the foonote. What is the way to do this? \documentclass[english,titlepage]{article} \begin{document} \title{ddd} ...
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how to create this cover page?

How could I create a cover page in a report as follows? Especially I would like to know how to create this grey and red area.
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ToC on cover and continues on the second page

The design I am working on has the ToC as the cover, together with the title & author. There is a production restriction which the second page (inner cover) can't be printed. Please find the ...
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Consistent cover design regardless of inner pages

This is a series of books, the margins, page sizes are all identical. Depends on the content, the design of inner pages are slightly different, i.e. different type sizes, leading, etc. The question ...
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Book cover with pstricks [closed]

Why I get error with the color of the maroon box? (line 26) \documentclass[12pt]{article} % load the necessary packages \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=13.24in,margin=0in]{geometry} ...
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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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Image as cover page

I want to add a figure to fill the whole first page (instead of making it with the latex commands). And then to add a blank page to begin the next chapter on an odd page number. When I write : ...
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Filling white space in title page with random numbers or a text

Is it possible to fill all white space in this template with numbers or a text? %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % PACKAGES AND OTHER ...
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Title page oddly centered

I have to insert the cover page of my thesis as a title page, so it will also move from the center of the page to openright, I guess. The titlepage code is this: \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} ...
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Generate consecutive page numbers + ToC from 28 .tex files?

I've completed half a semester of Discrete Mathematics. I have written up all 28 lectures into individual .tex files, labelled Lecture1.tex Lecture 2.tex ... Lecture28.tex. The beginning of each one ...
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Words scattered randomly in on coverpage

I am very happy to know that we have a community who answers/gives hints to questions. Here I want to post a question for you. I'm designing a brochure for our CS department. I want to have around ...
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How can I design a book cover?

Can anyone share his or her experience on designing a book cover? I just finished writing my "Awk One-Liners Explained" e-book and now I am designing the cover. I tried \maketitle and the result was ...
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Image Cover with LaTeX (on WinEdt)

Any thoughts on how to put a full image (covering whole page) as a cover for a book I am writing on WinEdt (LaTeX)?
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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, ...