I am soon finishing my thesis and need some advice on how to create the cover/wrapper that surrounds the thesis (cover page + spine + back). Since it will be printed I also need to add some X's in the corners, so the printing comany will know where to cut the pages and finally I need 3mm of extra page color all the way around the page. I have tried to illustrate what I need to create here:

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As you can see, I need 1 page that includes all (front, spine, back, crosses) and it should have a size of Width: 43.6cm height: 30.3cm.

Can you adwise me on how to proceed with this task? I also Wonder if there are some other tools for this, however, my thesis is written in with latex.

UPDATE I have tried to follow the other examples gives, but I cannot get it to Work. I hope some of you can see the problem :)

Here is a working sample: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/54872816859f4c414814c129

  • @percusse Thanks. Actually the referenced question did not answer my question. However, there were links to another question (tex.stackexchange.com/questions/78277/…), which might just Work. I will at least try it. Thanks.
    – 7heViking
    Commented Dec 9, 2014 at 16:47
  • No problem. They do the same thing with different syntax. \
    – percusse
    Commented Dec 9, 2014 at 16:48
  • @percusse Hello Again, I have tried now, but I cannot get it to Work. I have a working example here: sharelatex.com/project/54872816859f4c414814c129 so hope you can help me. Just look at the bottom of main.
    – 7heViking
    Commented Dec 9, 2014 at 18:15


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