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textblock* disappears when using pagecolor and crop packages

I'm finishing up on a book I typeset in LuaLaTeX with a custom paper format. I need some text positioned at absolute coordinates on the page using the textblock* environment from the textpos package, ...
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package clash of zwpagelayout, pdfx and scrlayer-scrpage: TeX capacity exceeded

If use pdflatex on the minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[onlycropmarks,croptitle={~}]{zwpagelayout} \usepackage[x-4]{pdfx} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage} \begin{...
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Producing crop marks fit for octavo signature layout

Normally I use the crop package within a book class to produce individual sheets with crop marks. Now I would like to produce sheets for octavo signature binding, that is, eight pages on each side of ...
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Is it possible to have cropmarks for every single one of my {minipage} environments?

Scenario I'm printing labels, or rather nametags. Eight of those fit on one A4 paper. Current approach My current approach is to create a {minipage} environment inside an \fbox. I then set the \...
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incompatibility between crop and minted packages?

I'm having problems when using both the crop package (for adding crop marks) and the minted package (for syntax highlighting of code). Just the loading of the two packages causes pdflatex to hang. ...
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I get lines on the 4 edges of every page when I compile a template? How do I remove these?

I'm not sure why, but I get the following lines on each of the 4 edges of every page, how can I remove these? Other people that compile the same template on their system, do not get these lines.
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How do I remove these corner markers /edge markers?

Hello everyone out there. I'm currently writing my thesis in Overleaf and for some reason all of my pages have these edge markers on them. How do I remove them? \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{...
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Creating a specific frame

I need to create this specific frame in my report and I don't know how to even start. Maybe someone knows how to create it.
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How to add cutting marks aligned with elements on the page?

I am working on a memory card game for my pupils and have set up a grid of 6cm x 6cm cards which looks like this: Problem is that I am very bad at using this cutting machine and always miss the lines....
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memoir + thumbs: no trim marks

When combining the memoir class and the thumbs package, the trim marks (i.e. crop marks) are no longer displayed. updated MWE: \documentclass[showtrims,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} \...
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Add crop marks for business cards

I cannot believe that I am the first person struggling with this, maybe I am missing out on something obvious here but I searched thorougly and can't seem to find any info on this. I have designed ...
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crop marks not drawn on colored pages with geometry package

I have created a document where some pages have a background color. I would like the pages to have crop marks, using the "showcrop" option of the package geometry (I do not want to use the &...
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How can I adjust the distance from the trimmed page to the logical page with package crop?

The crop package offers an excellent way to add crop marks and other elements to a page, so it gets print ready. One of those elements is an info text, that contains information about the job name, ...
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Why are TikZ page anchors misaligned, when I am using a manual voffset?

I am trying to place some objects with the TikZ remember picture,overlay options and current page anchors. At the same time, I am using crop to create cutting marks. Unfortunately I cannot just use ...
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How to print crop marks with KOMA-Script class scrbook

I want to print crop marks for a format smaller than a4 which is printed on a4 stock. I use KOMA-Script class scrbook and add geometry and crop packages - nothing happens. How can I have crop marks ...
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Adding Color bars from print production [duplicate]

Using the crop package, we can easily add printer marks. I am look for Color Bars. I am wondering if there is a package for this?
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ConTeXt: Show PDF Boxes

Background Printed pages have crop, bleed, trim, and other regions. Settings for these regions were added to ConTeXt a while ago (see the PDF Boxes wiki page). In ConTeXt, there does not appear to be ...
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reducing the size of crop marks as per requirement--how to do it?

\documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a5paper} \usepackage[center,a4,cross]{crop} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \Blinddocument \end{document}
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How to remove borders

I have a latex template which, for some reason, displays the following border on each edge of each page: These borders still appear in the resulting pdf. Is there any way to remove them? Thanks!
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5mm margin is not 5mm?

I'm using package geometry and crop in order to print a paper in a professional printer. I set in the geometry package an internal margin of 5mm, and in crop I use an external 5mm margin. So I'd ...
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Best way to define a Latex document with crop mark for printing

I'd like to do a document that will be printed by a professional printer. To print it I need to add a margin around the document so that during the page cutting no blank margin will appear. Here is ...
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Setting PDF boxes correctly in LaTeX

This question is similar to How to get correct PDF boxes (especially regarding bleeding and the TrimBox) in ConTeXt which deals with ConTeXt. I am using (Lua)LaTeX to produce a5-sized booklet for ...
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Position a TikZ background pattern which is oversize (to bleed off the edge of the paper)

Thanks to several helpful people in an earlier question ("Create a TikZ overlay with RH mirror of LH") I managed to get my pattern background where it was needed. Now circumstances have changed, and ...
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Add printing border [duplicate]

I want to add to my document a kind of a border (actually I don't know how I should call it) that you can see below. It's probably helpful for book folding or bookbinding. This example comes from ...
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Latex template, How to remove the boundary line page

Below is my latex code, I want to remove the boundary line. How to change? Thanks \documentclass{bioinfo} \copyrightyear{2015} \pubyear{2015} \access{Advance Access Publication Date: Day Month Year} ...
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If possible, how to include cut marks in PDF? (using watermark?)

Update: OK, so I am thinking maybe the watermark package can do something about it. All we need is some sort of m by n dashed grid lines according to the nup= option in the \includepdf command. But I ...
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Crop and bleed marks

I'm working with the article document class: \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, openleft, showtrims]{article} I need to print a page that has color on the edges. The people who need to print this ...
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Svmono and "real page dimensions''

I'm writing a document with the Springer's template svmono. Clearly the margins and more generally the page layout is automatically setted. Despite this, the output file is displayed as an A4 pdf ...
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