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I am trying to convert some code from using the picture environment to textpos for a titlepage but I have run into problems getting the text to align.The coordinates are given in points.

the original text is placed with

\AddToShipoutPicture*{\put(50,583.5){\fontsize{20 pt}{22pt}\tyk \OPGAVE}}

where the t-coordinate is given form the bottom of a (A4) page presumably with the lower left corner at the coordinates.

And the new text:

\begin{textblock}{200}[0,1](50,258.5)
     \noindent\fontsize{20 pt}{22 pt} \tyk \OPGAVE 
\end{textblock}

where the y coordinates is given from the top of the page. I calculated the new y coordinates by y_new = 842-583.5=258.5, since the vertical dimension of a A4 page is 842 points.

Picture of the malaligned tex

The red text is the original.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

marked as duplicate by Torbjørn T., Zarko, Mico, user13907, Stefan Pinnow Sep 9 '16 at 21:25

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