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Shaded rotated text in background of bookcover [closed]

I have a problem with the class bookcover. I would like to add a gray shaded slightly rotated text as background. This text should be allowed to hit the paper boundaries but should be cutted of in ...
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How to create a cover page like this?

I saw my Chinese classmate reading a book whose cover page is really fancy, though I don’t know the Chinese characters on it. How could I create a cover page in my own classnotes like that?
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How can I get this Cover Page/ Title Page to work in my LaTeX file?

I am making my very first LaTeX typeset thesis. I am planning on printing two versions of this thesis (Onesided for corrections and two-sided for final submission). I want to incorporate this exact ...
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Best way for creating a simple book cover for scrbook using an image and shaded text box

I am writing an scrbook and would like to create a cover consisting of only an image and a shaded text box like the one below. Does anyone has a recipe for adding a similar cover to this template: \...
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Unable to use pgfshade inside bookcover

I'm using the excellent \shadowimage by Gonzalo Medina to create an image with a drop shadow. In addition, I'm using the bookcover package to create a book cover: \documentclass{bookcover} \input{...
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How to insert a pdf page as a front cover?

I have to insert a pdf page as a front cover for my thesis. How could I do it? This a mwe: \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,% twoside=semi,% headings=small,% ...
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How to Add Spine to Cover Page of Thesis [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone could please tell me how could I generate a spine like this on the cover page of my thesis?
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Making a simple book cover using a open source Linux program?

Wrote about 15 technical textbooks made in Latex. After that it goes to a printing company to make a real book out of it. The cover is very simple just a picture and some text but it needs a 'trim box ...
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Shading in bookcover

I'm trying to make a book cover using the bookcover class. The problem is that I cannot use shade (something I want to use), it always gives a black background, even with the minimal example in the ...
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Getting bookcover dimensions right

I have to follow this template: MWE: \documentclass[spinewidth=11mm,coverwidth=180mm,coverheight=276mm,flapwidth=0mm,dvipsnames,svgnames,marklength=0mm]{bookcover} \begin{document} Foo \end{...
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Bookcover class and extsizes package clash because bookcover calls geometry. What to do?

To have my cover match the content, I need a 17pt font size. Thus, I do this: \documentclass[17pt,spinewidth=10mm,coverwidth=160mm,coverheight=240mm,flapwidth=0mm,bleedwidth=3mm]{bookcover} \...
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Make sure the back cover of a book ends on a even page

I'm trying to create a back cover for a book, and I don't want to manually have to make sure it ends on a even page. However since I have different sections with different numbering (think preamble, ...
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Where can I see book cover examples using bookcover.cls?

I've found that https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/bookcover has the flexibility I was looking for. Sadly I lack of design skills. Where can I find good-taste examples of use of ...