Questions tagged [covers]

about creating covers using {graphics} and CD/DVD covers. For questions about titlepage creation use the {titles} tag.

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Chapter Cover pages with image and chapter numbering

I am currently writing my thesis and would like to edit the template I am using MastersDoctoralThesis. Precisely, I would like to have every chapter being introduced with 4 pages (#1: page displaying ...
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How to animate a changing monochrome computer screen from “The Matrix” movie using Tikz?

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,calc} \definecolor{mybackground}{rgb}{0,0,0} \definecolor{mygreen}{RGB}{21,138,12} \...
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Changing the opacity and spacing of images in 'header and footer' for a title page

I am trying to create a cover page for my report, however there are a few visuals I would like to modify, as listed below: How does one change the opacity of images placed - like the same way ...
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Randomly generate a book cover

In order to ensure consistency between the covers of the books in a series, it may be desirable to generate them all in the same way. For example, this is what the Oxford University Press does. Is ...
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How can I create a custom titlepage like this?

I'm trying to create a titlepage like this but I'm not sure how to do it. Any ideas? Thanks
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How to change cover slide font size without affecting slide footer font size

I'm using the template from https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/uib-beamer-theme/ddsnzprthmfv. I noticed that the default font size for the title, subtitle and author's affiliations on the cover ...
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Reproduce a ConTeXt book cover with LaTeX [duplicate]

I recently find a book cover generated with ConTeXt. It looks quite simple but I guess there is a few things to take into account like adjusting the text size to the height of the page. How could it ...
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Dungeons and Dragons cover

I am making a small homebrew project for Dungeons and Dragons and I would like to make a cover to look similarly to original products. For example this one: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/...
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Cover Page with TikZ

I am trying to make a cover page using TikZ. I want to insert some text (title, author, date) and insert a picture of a logo into a rectangle as shown in the attached picture. I have tried using nodes ...
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can someone guide how to produce such cover pages with latex--I am interested in how the crossed lines are set

\usepackage[ height=8in, % height of the text block width=6in, % width of the text block top=78pt, % distance of the text block from the top of the page headheight=60pt, % ...
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How to typeset a cover page with an image

Say I have a book title I want to typeset using latex: __________________ | | | ____________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |...
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Back Cover with summay/information

I have a double-sided document (scrbook) and wanna insert a back cover. Right now the last page is filled with content (last page of my bibliography) - I expected, that Latex would but at least two ...
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Cover in latex problem to setting a vertical rule

I am using the example posted by overleaf to create my cover. When I add more items I have the following problems: (1) two pages instead of one cover page and (2) the vertical rule is misaligned. \...
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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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Creating a thesis cover page with two images

my code is \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\titulo} {titulo} \newcommand{\alumnos} {author %\\ Nombre completo segundo alumno ...
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Playing with cover page style

I am newbie in making beautiful, "complex" latex covers and I need your help. I have the following very simple cover page but I will really like to make it look (as a structure) like this nice ...
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How to use a picture as the cover?

For some reason, I have to use a picture as the cover of my report. I have tried \includegraphics ,but the result didn't satisfy me. So I turn to use\ThisCenterWallPaper, this is exactly what I want! ...
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Page Border for cover page in LaTeX

I am trying to make a page border for cover page only (the first page) as shown in the figure. Any ideas how to achieve this?
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Cover page of chapter

I translate a book from English to Greek and the first page of each chapter has the form of the attached screenshot ... is it possible to create such an output in latex? i have the background image as ...
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Manually create APA journal cover page

I was wondering how we can manually create a APA journal cover page in the apa6 class format. The APA 6 package is great for the whole document, however, runs into difficulties if you want to create ...
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A5 booklet with single image as cover

I need to assemble an A5 sized booklet, and I need the first page to be an image, stretched to fill the whole page. How can I accomplish this? I have been looking around for the past two hours, ...
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Make a rainbow line

I found a template for a title page: https://www.latextemplates.com/template/vertical-line-title-page There's a piece of code that draws a vertical line: \rule{1pt}{\textheight} % Vertical line I'...
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Extract just the front page code from template

This is a template I want to use as part of an assignment. The thing is that I only need the frontpage. But no matter how I try to get only the code for the frontpage by trying to delete everything ...
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How to place an image in the left margin of a title page [duplicate]

I have to make a book cover for my document which must have a png image covering all the height of the left page margin. The rest of the page must have pictures, and text lines centered. Something ...
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Cover pages with the Memoir Class

For a book I'm writing, I want to have a cover, as distinct from the title page. It's unclear what the best way to go about doing this is. There are several packages I've seen referenced specifically ...
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How can I add a front cover with an image

At present I have on my first page the title of the document with the logo on the top left. How can I insert a first page with title and large logo alone, and then small logo in the header on ...
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How do I add a side text to my document

The university where I study provide us with a docs template for our reports that is mandatory to use. I wanted to recreate it in Latex so it's easier to edit with formulas, tables and referencing but ...
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No text processed after cover page in ConTeXt

I'm trying to insert a pdf as a cover page in a ConTeXt document. I've read Including pages from PDF documents and have come up with the following MWE, \startTEXpage \externalfigure[cover][width=\...
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Creating empty back cover page

In defined a document with a conditional background, this should place ornaments only in \mainmatter pages and exclude the title page. These are the lines with the relevant code: \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Make image cover exactly upper half of page

Problem: Trying to fit an image to the upper half of a page but without success. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass[export]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{./figures/},{./...
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Modify the title page of a template?

I am trying to add some information to the title page of a template which I downloaded. How can I add text below "John Smith", for instance a student number, or a subtitle above John Smith? The ...
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How can I design book cover pages?

How can I design the following cover with \latex in A4 paper, landspace? Related to: http://tug.org/pracjourn/2007-1/robbers/robbers.pdf
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How to add backgorund zeros on a cover page of a documents like in the screen of Matrix movie?

I want to first make a black (or other colour) cover photo and then want to use zeros, Feynman Diagram etc. distributed randomly on the page with green colour fonts. The font must be light so that I ...
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Include a cover page then title page in book class

I am attempting to place a cover on a document that I am typesetting. I have a coverpage as a png file and wanted to place that as a full page first, then have the second page with the other ...
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Front Cover for document part 3

This cover page is building from the solution posted in Front Cover or document part 2. I am now trying to place a minipage and a logo with a blur shadow on the cover page like this: Here is the ...
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Front Cover for document

I was attempting to get an effect similar to this cover that is found here: I started with the code found here that draws a grid with colors. How can I go about completing the code to get the output ...
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How to place three pages on one larger page? [duplicate]

I seek advice how to place three pages on one larger page. I would like to place front cover page, spine and back cover page on one page. It is not obvious from the MWE, but the images on front / back ...
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Formatting figure captions overlayed with TikZ

I am using full-page figures as cover images for chapters, see Marginless full page figure with caption overlay magazine-like. However, I am unsatisfied with the format of the caption. The following ...
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Rotated text box for report cover

My school has presented me with the following template for report covers, but this only exists in .ppt-format. I wish to make a LaTeX-version of it, but i am unsure how to create the rotated text ...
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Cover page with banner image, following text overlaps

I am designing a newsletter. The cover page will have an edge-to-edge banner image at the top of the page. I will have images and text below that, which will be different each issue. I don't know how ...
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How to create a cover page for my report in Lyx?

I want to create a cover page for my report. The page should contain the university name, the course name, my name, id, and date.... I tried ctrl+Enter after the first line of the title to ...
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Writing Group members in the form of table of content

I was trying to create a cover-page for our assignment. But I don't know how to create In a best way(with out using too many \ldots or with out any \ldots).
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Setting author and co-authors

I'm currently translating a paper originally written in PDF to LaTeX and, after hours of painfully inputting formulas, I've come across the problem of not know how to set ~lesser~ participants in the ...
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How to deal with a cover page?

A report, or a book, has a cover page and a title page, but the typical templates and LaTeX solutions in general seem to ignore the cover page. I can't figure if this is just not enough developed or ...
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Document class CD to create beautiful CD cover

Does somebody know a document class like cd to create cd covers where: a) I can add a logo to the CD cover text and b) the output is not a4 (or so) but the exact size to fit a CD cover. I tried ...
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Cover page : Tikz need explications

I so on this forum a very nice way to create a cover page with the tikz package, I understand globally what the functions doing but I want to understand every instruction. \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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Create a “special” cover

I'd like to create a cover similar to this: I found it (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/imperial-college-london-phd-thesis-latex-template/zfybynnyczhb) but I can't make this work, I mean, I ...
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Two cover pages (titles) to a thesis document, in different languages

I'm using the Princeton-university-thesis tamplate. I need to create a cover page in English and anther one in Hebrew. How this is can be made with the template I'm using?
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Cover page lay-out

I'd like to make the cover page as seen in the image below and be able to put it in a .tex-file. This cover page itself is made within LaTeX, but it's not compatible with XeTeX, and it uses at least 3 ...
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Top of cover page has ??4.414 and I don't know why?

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{ {c:/User/Images/} } \usepackage{soul} %\usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage{listings} %\...