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Re: latex foldmarks
- Subject: Re: latex foldmarks
- From: Brett Neumeier <..hidden..>
- Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2007 09:07:32 -0500
On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 14:06 +0100, Stroller wrote:
> On 1 Jun 2007, at 21:27, Paul Wrightson wrote:
> > Has anyone fitted their latex templates with "fold marks"?
> The best place for LaTeX help is comp.text.tex. I think that - due to
> the way LaTeX parses documents and flows them to accomodate
> typography - doing this may be non-obvious (but perhaps not too hard
> with the right package).
You should be able to do this with the textpos package described at
The whole point of this package is to be able to typeset elements at
absolute positions on a page. You should be able to use \rule commands
to draw lines, in absolute-positioned locations using textpos.
If you can send me a LaTeX file and tell me where you'd like the fold
marks to be, I can have a go at modifying the file to use textpos this
way. Then modifying the source template should be reasonably