The front matter of a document (in particular, a book) contains everything before the main body of text: the title page, tables of contents, dedications, prefaces, etc. For questions about specific parts of the front matter, use the respective tag (e.g. {titles} or {table-of-contents}).

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Inserting a quote onto the (otherwise blank) left-hand-side page of a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a quote to a blank page centered I am writing a thesis in \documentclass{book}. I wish to insert a quote on the blank page that comes after my preface and before my ...
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How I change the text width in the “Frontmatter” part?

I am using Elsevier document class (elsart) but I changed the page margins and also text width, but the text in "frontmatter" part remained unchanged. How can I change the margin or text width in that ...
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Copyright page on back of title page

I am trying to get the copyright page to print (or display) on the back of the title page. What is happening is that I get a blank page after the title page and then the copyright page opens on the ...
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Front page and author in list of contents [closed]

In my list of contents, the first row is the front page. And in the second line, there is the name of the author Is there a way to delete that from my list of contents? Example: And i have the ...
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How to let all the pagestyle of pages from \frontmatter to \mainmatter empty

\frontmatter may include Table of Contents List of Figures List of Tables Preference and other parts Now, I want to set up the pagestyle of pages range from the tag \frontmatter to the tag ...
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How to reset footnote numbering at \chapter* and at frontmatter chapters?

A comment to my answer to Biblatex and citation reset between chapters made me realize that, contrary to normal chapters in the book and report class, \chapter* (the starred version) does not reset ...
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How to generate E-mail not Email in elsarticle.cls

I am using elsarticle.cls to typeset the paper. The journal requires "E-mail" not "Email". But elsarticle automatically gives "Email". I wonder how to correct it? I am using the following commands: ...
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Acknowledgement/Dedication problem

For my thesis, after my title page (1st page), on the next few pages I want to put a page 2: dedication page 3: acknowledgement I tried using the \begin{dedication}\end{dedication} and ...
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Resources for title page and front matter design

I need to create the area between the outer cover and the table of contents for a novel. This will present (at least partially, but preferably at a minimum): the title the author's name the ...
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Change page number position in the middle of a document

I'm creating a large document. My document contains three parts : frontmatter, main, backmatter. For frontmatter I have to place page number centering, for main I have to place page number flushright, ...
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How to get correct glossary links with frontmatter pages?

I'm using the glossaries and hyperref packages, and my document has 10 or so pages of frontmatter, in roman numerals. All the links in the glossary have the correct page numbers, but when you click ...
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What is the right order when using \frontmatter, \tableofcontents, \mainmatter, \part, \chapter, \backmatter, \appendix etc?

I am using the book documentclass and want to know the correct order when arranging \frontmatter \maketitle or \begin{titlepage}...\end{titlepage} a page that contains copyright, ISBN, edition ...
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Uppercase pagenumbering (roman) using \frontmatter

I am using \frontmatter, \mainmatter and \backmatter so my pagenumbering is correct. However, i would like my roman pagenumbering in \frontmatter to be uppercase. Is there any easy way to do so? ps: ...
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Some ToC & page numbering questions

I am just in the last stages of sorting out a book for my publishers. The main problems are with page numbering, and ToC. The publishers require: Table of contents (numbered with Roman numerals) a ...
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Split Journal Paper into Multiple Parts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reference a table/figure/section in another document? I am writing a journal paper that has grown to 30 pages long, so I would like to split it into two 15 ...
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using \frontmatter kills my {geometry} definitions

I use a the jura package to write some home work in Law (to be honest, I'm just helping my girlfriend ...). Anyways, I the header of the document I have: \documentclass[a4paper]{jura} ...
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\mainmatter adds page breaks that I don't want

I'm using the documentclass "book". I put a set of \frontmatter and \mainmatter instructions around everything that's before chapter 1. But now, LaTeX skips two pages at the beginning of the main ...
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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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Roman numerals in frontmatter are skipping some numbers

I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titling, graphicx} \title{Title goes here} \author{Authors go here} \date{} \begin{document} \include{title} \pagenumbering{Roman} ...
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\tableofcontents and \listoffigures help

I'm trying to format the front matter of a thesis and am running into trouble with both the table of contents and the list of figures. The current table of contents looks like this: List of ...
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Roman numeral numbering for introductions

Is there a way to automatically use roman numeral numbering for introduction pages and introductory tables, which would then switch to arabic numerals for the rest of the document?