I apologize for not providing any code, but I am just looking for some help getting started. I am trying to create a very simple LaTeX template for my university, nothing fancy. Another university in my country has made this template https://github.com/martstr/beamerthementnu, and I could adapt it for my needs. However, this solution seems way too advanced for what I am trying to achieve. Using it would feel like swatting flies with a sledgehammer.

I will make a small list below of what I am trying to achieve. My purpose with this post are some pointers for where to start, and what tools might be best suited to accomplish this task.

  • My template only needs two different page types. The first is a frontpage and the second is a plain background.
  • I need some settings to switch language and change the logo on the frontpage depending on the language chosen.
  • I need to select the colors to be used in the template (according to the universitys color specifications).
  • The background is just the image depicted below

One of the logo's I need to switch between is shown below

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If possible the frontpage should be structured like this "Tittel dokument " = Document title and the smaller text bellow is an optional subtitle. The text at the bottom is the authors and address field

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Combining the frontpage with the logo should hopefull look something like this

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The plain background looks like this

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  • I am not asking for a full solution here. I am just looking for some help on how to get started creating my own simple template from scratch.
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    Here is a simmilar question with answers that could help you : tex.stackexchange.com/questions/146529/…
    – koleygr
    Apr 6 '20 at 9:12
  • @koleygr Using that link I was able to get started and solve most of my problems. I still have some questions, but they fit better in a follow-up question. If you leave that comment as an answer I will accept it. Apr 6 '20 at 15:24
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    Just marked as a duplicate ... This is how this kind of questions are been closed here ... I can't write an answer that just provides a link of the duplicated question/answer ... Hope you are going to solve the rest of your problems too...
    – koleygr
    Apr 6 '20 at 15:34

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