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Center first page title in exactly the middle of the page

I have the following code to create the front cover of a book: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,onecolumn]{memoir} \pagenumbering{gobble} % Remove page number \title{\fontsize{34pt}{34pt}\selectfont{ This ...
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A Spine for My Book with Pspicture

Consider the following code for a .767" spine with a height of 8.49". \documentclass[12pt,onecolumn,openany,final]{book} \usepackage[hmargin=0in,vmargin=0in,paperwidth=0.767in,paperheight=8....
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An efficient way to insert a cover (first page) for batches of documents?

I have more than 50 .tex files of similar contents, all of which loads preload.tex. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, scheme = plain, UTF8]{ctexart} \input{preload.tex} \begin{document} contents contents ...
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Stripped (white line in title page)

I need help to remove strip in titlepage as shown in image. The part of titlepage who draw this is: \begin{titlepage} \definecolor{blue}{rgb}{0.0, 0.5, 0.69} \raggedleft \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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chapter cover page that spans two pages

I am writing up my PhD thesis and I'd like to make a two-page cover page for each chapter, similar to what was done in this question, but I can't get their example to work. (I am using the report ...
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Please help to rectify the cover pages for thesis related documents

I need to attach the supporting documents related to the thesis, each category under a separate title cover page. I have tried to make a basic format, however, it is not looking good. My code is dirty,...
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How can include a stylish Cover page in book class ? which should not effects the water mark of the document

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{skins} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsthm,etoolbox}...
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Unnumbered back cover + blank page before chapter

I'm trying to achieve a rather simple thing: a double-sided document with the back of the cover blank + a blank page before each new chapter. I've got this: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{book} \...
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Trying to Entirely Fill a 5.5 x 8.5 Book Cover with Color

I am trying to entirely fill a 5.5'' x 8.5'' book cover with color. But, there is a vertical white strip, which for some reason, I have not been able to fill. Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{...
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How to create a table with merged columns and rows

I'm new to latex, and I'm trying to create a cover for a report, that I use in word, but I'm struggling with latex. Could someone help me? I have tried the multicolumn but I didn't manage to organize ...
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How to insert an image at the top center of the first page?

I would like to insert a logo in the top center of the first page, before the title and the authors name. If I use the command \begin{figure} it turns out another new page before the title with the ...
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How to make a number spirale front cover to a book?

UPDATE: I'm currently rewriting a new edition with my math teacher's self-published maths textbook. I have looked online for similar problems with number spirals cover but couldn't find anything ...
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Supervisors' details in cover page

I would like to add the details of two supervisors to my title page. It is supposed to look like this: Could anyone please guide on what changes to be made to the Cover page code? Thank you!
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Help on creating a University thesis cover

I am new to LaTex. I'm trying to create a thesis cover according to my University's guidelines. I think I am almost there. However, I need some help: My name cannot be in bold; How to increase the ...
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Header creation with the insertion of two figures

I intend to make a header for an academic activity, but it is necessary to insert two figures (one on each side) so that it is in accordance with what was requested by the professor. In this sense, ...
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Style background images and text for book front and back cover on landscape A3

I would like to style and cut an A3 page to be both the front and the back cover of a book. In particular, there should be a background image trimmed in the bottom center and some text on the right ...
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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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