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How can I get the center of a scaled image wherever I want it---(x,y)---in the document? [duplicate]

According to some coordinate system, whatever that may be, how can I position a scaled image where I want it in the document using the center of the image as the point of reference? For example, ...
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How do I change the vertical location of a line? [duplicate]

How do I change the vertical location of a line by specifying an absolute value measured from the top or bottom of the page? I know that the vspace command can put an arbitrary space, but it is always ...
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Handwritten comments and annotations in margin

Is it possible to typeset handritten comments and annotations in the margins around a parapgaph like in this example? What would be the closest approximation of this done in LaTeX?
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How can I make a perfect page grid that fits my page for measuring purposes in TikZ?

Question How can I get my grid lines to line up perfectly such that they correspond to the physical millimeters on the page. Situation I have a sheet of A4 paper. I want to draw grid lines on it ...
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How can I construct a page layout with framed boxes?

For a report I'm writing, I have got an MS Word template for a page that needs to be included. The page looks like this (print screen from Word): However, there are a few things that makes me not ...
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Place a ruler somewhere on a page

How can I place a virtual ruler (which accurately measures distance) on a page, irrespective of page margins? For example, along the left-hand side of the page from the top to the bottom. Basically, ...
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Add some vertical text on the margin of document?

I like to put url in the left/right margin and align it vertically like arXiv (see figure below). Here is a MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{...
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How do I add beautiful borders to the title page

I want to add an attractive border to the title page alone. Please explain how I can do this?
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Image like watermark

Is there any package to insert an image (like a watermark) giving the X and Y coordinates, although then goes over the text?
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A simple line from start of the page to the end

I need on one specific page a line from the very top to the end of the page (it is for folding). Everything I tried so far stopped at the head/foot room. Someone got an idea?
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Change the page color starting at page x

I need to be able to change the background color of a document and the pagecolor package seems like a good fit. However, what I also need is a command that allows me to color all pages that start at a ...
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Draw a line halfway down a page

Is there a way to draw a horizontal line across a page at the halfway mark, without changing the text at all? I've got to write a document that is one and a half pages long. I've been trying to ...
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How I can decorate LaTeX wedding card with colors and watermark images?

I am creating a wedding card using LaTeX. But my card only have text, just like wedding card. Its very simple. How I can give nice look to this wedding card? How I can add colors and watermark image ...
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How to get the size (width, height) of an image?

I want to insert an image at the bottom of a page, using the full \paperwidth. I found the textblock environment from the textpos package and defined a command in this way: \newcommand*{\grafikunten}[...
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latex - place picture at top left of coverpage

I need to have the coverpage of my phd dissertion match a stupid word template from my university. While the whole layout is pretty set i'm unable to place to logo/picture in the top left of the ...

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