I am using \documentclass{article}, how would I create one page with backround image without margins, so the background image would span the whole page?

I am using this:


Then for the page this:

\section*{Something, some text}

The result is this:

enter image description here

Top and bottom margins are 0, so it is OK, how can I get rid of the white lines just for this one page?

Thank you very much

  • 1
    You need to change the geometry if you want to keep keepaspectratio. If you drop that key, the picture will fill the full page but get "deformed". That is to say, either the paper geometry accidentally fits the dimensions of that graphics or you need to make some compromise.
    – user194703
    Mar 18, 2020 at 11:59
  • @Schrödinger's cat , yes I already tried that, the picture unfortunately gets deformed, I was thinking if its possible to basically zoom in (i would sacrifice part of the image - top and bot, to keep the aspect ratio), do you know if this is possible? I mean is it possible in LaTeX? In case it is not possible I could just do some adjustments in Gimp and call it a day, but I do not think that is the best solution. Thank you very much
    – Raymond_90
    Mar 18, 2020 at 12:10
  • \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth,keepaspectratio,clip]{img0016.png} This seems to kind of zoom in without distortion.
    – Raymond_90
    Mar 18, 2020 at 12:21
  • Yes, that's another possibility, As the key clip indicates, it clips, i.e. truncates, the graphics.
    – user194703
    Mar 18, 2020 at 12:23

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\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth,keepaspectratio,clip]{img0016.png} Solved my problem.

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