I have made a titlepage with a wide (104pt) vertical line and i want to place a logo on top of that line. I tried to do it with icluding a picture with tikzpicture, but it places the image at the bottom of the page and I can't move it.

This is my code:

\hspace{-2cm} % Whitespace to the left of the page
\color{darkgreen}\rule{104pt}{\textheight} % vertical line
{\noindent\Huge\bfseries MyTitleOfTheReport} \\[2\baselineskip]
{\Large \textit{The subtitle}} [4\baselineskip}
{\Large \textsc{The Author}}
{\noindent Organization}\\[\baselineskip]


The document is a memoir class document btw.

I tried inserting the picture everywhere with the following command:

\includegraphics[height = 2cm]{Logo}

but I can't change the position where it is placed. How can i do that?

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  • @Dewey, Your code doesn't compile; among other things, there are typos (\newcomand instead of \newcommand, \bfserues instead of \bfseries). For guidance in creating your titlepage, you should look up: en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Title_Creation#A_practical_example. – jubobs Mar 1 '13 at 13:30
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    @Dewey Also, I don't think there is a need to put \includegraphics in a tikzpicture environment, here. – jubobs Mar 1 '13 at 13:36
  • OK I removed the typo. I'm at work and can't install software on my pc so I'm writing with the report on my laptop with no internet connection. I'll try your suggestions! – Dewey Mar 1 '13 at 13:40
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    You can put the \includegraphics without a tikzpicture environment. The only reason to use tikz here is if you want to put the figure inside a tikz node and give the coordinates of this node for absolute positioning in the page (using current page anchors). In this case you should use [remember picture, overlay] options for the tikz picture, and compile twice. – JLDiaz Mar 1 '13 at 16:52

Your code do not compile for me, but if I understand you correctly you want something like enter image description here One approach (which uses \includegraphics and tikz as you suggested) could be





\fill (0,0) -- (104pt,0) -- (104pt,-\textheight) -- (0,-\textheight) -- cycle;  % black strip
\node at (52pt,0) [below] { % logo
\tikz\fill[very thick,white] (0,0) circle (45pt); % not the logo (remove me)
% \includegraphics[height=2cm]{Logo}
{\Huge\bfseries Title Of The Report}

{\Large\itshape The subtitle}


{\Large\scshape The Author}



I will also like to draw your attention to Sam­ple ti­tlepages, and how to code them and Showcase of beautiful title page done in TeX; just for inspiration :-)

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