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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cover page lay-out

I'd like to make the cover page as seen in the image below and be able to put it in a .tex-file. This cover page itself is made within LaTeX, but it's not compatible with XeTeX, and it uses at least 3 ...