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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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How can I design a book cover?

Can anyone share his or her experience on designing a book cover? I just finished writing my "Awk One-Liners Explained" e-book and now I am designing the cover. I tried \maketitle and the result was ...
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Insert a full page image

How can I insert a full page image? No blanck space left in the page. Extra bonus: how to add some text over the image.
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Questions about my cv header and cover letter

I am working on my cv and my cover letter and I have different questions. My current code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Consistent cover design regardless of inner pages

This is a series of books, the margins, page sizes are all identical. Depends on the content, the design of inner pages are slightly different, i.e. different type sizes, leading, etc. The question ...
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How to achieve this cover design using LaTeX?

I am about to print the dissertation in an online printing house in A4 format 222 pages adhesive binding. The printing house asked to send the cover of the dissertation in a separete file as a double ...
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Generate consecutive page numbers + ToC from 28 .tex files?

I've completed half a semester of Discrete Mathematics. I have written up all 28 lectures into individual .tex files, labelled Lecture1.tex Lecture 2.tex ... Lecture28.tex. The beginning of each one ...
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How to define a title page

I am very new to LaTeX. Now I am trying to define the cover page of my document. It currently consists of the title and a single picture. I have tried \begin{titlepage} \maketitle \begin{figure} \...
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Lyx: can't import LaTex file

I'm trying to import this latex document into Lyx (version 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04), but it fails and won't give any explanation about the error: Lyx: cannot convert file An error occurred while ...
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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 to name (numbering) the cover page

I want to create a pdf like this... I know that using \pagenumbering we can switch between (i, ii) and (1, 2, 3)... but how to name a specific page? particularly the cover. Further comments: Take ...
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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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Words scattered randomly in on coverpage

I am very happy to know that we have a community who answers/gives hints to questions. Here I want to post a question for you. I'm designing a brochure for our CS department. I want to have around 20–...
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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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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 ...