Re: Fold marks on invoice

• Subject: Re: Fold marks on invoice
• From: Del Miller <..hidden..>
• Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 13:50:58 -0500

Thanks again list!!

This was just what I was looking for.  I had started playing with the
textpos at Chris' suggestion but hadn't gotten very far as it's been
awhile since I last played with LaTex.  This got me started and fit the
bill, thanks!

Regards
Del

Paul Wrightson wrote:
> Here is what I did - I cannot remember where I got the information from
> or whether I had to install the Textpos package. It goes after the
> \begin{document} line.
>
> % FOLD MARKS
> % Each textblock* environment defines a single foldmark
> % the syntax is:
> %    \begin{textblock*}{WIDTH}(X-POSITION,Y-POSITION)\noindent
> %      \rule{\hsize}{HEIGHT}
> %    \end{textblock*}
> % WIDTH, HEIGHT, X-POSITION, and Y-POSITION can be given in a variety
> % of units. I prefer points (1/72 inch) because they are precise enough
> % for almost anything.
> \begin{textblock*}{9pt}(18pt,279pt)\noindent
>   \rule{\hsize}{0.2pt}
> \end{textblock*}
> \begin{textblock*}{9pt}(18pt,543pt)\noindent
>   \rule{\hsize}{0.2pt}
> \end{textblock*}
> \begin{textblock*}{9pt}(584pt,279pt)\noindent
>   \rule{\hsize}{0.2pt}
> \end{textblock*}
> \begin{textblock*}{9pt}(584pt,543pt)\noindent
>   \rule{\hsize}{0.2pt}
> \end{textblock*}
>
> I do PDF and print or email everything, so I know it works with PDF!
> The marks are pretty close to 1/3 and 2/3 - I think I had to
> additionally modify the invoice so that the name and address showed
> through the window of the envelope type I tried.
> BTW - this is letter sized paper.
> Paul W
>
>
>
>
> Del Miller wrote:
>
>> Is anyone out there using some sort of fold marks on the LaTex Invoice
>> document?
>>
>> It's a little thing but it'd be nice to have a fixed-on-the-page mark
>> (1/3 the way down the page) that allows me to fold my invoices
>> consistently for mailing.  It's also be nice to have the body of the
>> invoice start below said mark.   I've searched high and low through all
>> kinds of LaTex tutorials/sites and can't seem to come away with a clean
>> answer as to how to get this done -- perhaps I'm not looking for the
>> correct terminology.
>>
>> Anybody have any suggestions?
>>
>> Regards
>> Del
>>
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