# [OS X TeX] Date on top of graphic

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Sat Feb 2 19:48:32 EST 2008

Hi Richard,

Try adding \nodate to your preamble. This ought to produce a null
value for the date field when you use \maketitle.

Not certain about the 3 thingy though. Can you post a link to the
offending pdf pages?

Cheers
Alan

On 3/02/2008, at 1:25 PM, Richard J Benish wrote:

> I'm continuing to wrestle with the problem of getting a pdf graphic
> to be the first page of a document in which lots of text follows the
> graphic.
>
> Since I couldn't figure out how to center the graphic using
> Matthew's method,
>
> \usepackage{pdfpages}
> \begin{document}
> \includepdf{titlepage} %<-- name of your pdf to be included
>
> I've tried again to get the archived example, suggested by Peter, to
> work. I've now got it soooo close.
>
> The remaining problem is that today's date falls right on top of the
> graphic in the middle of the page. Also the puzzling numbering
> mentioned earlier is back: on the second page at the upper left is
> the numeral two, which I suppose is OK, because it's probably the
> page number and is correct. But in the bottom left is the numeral
> three, which makes no sense to me and I'd like to remove.
>
> Any thoughts on how to eliminate the date and the numeral three?
> (Code is pasted below.)
>
> Thanks a bunch.
>
> Richard Benish
>
>
> \documentclass{book}
>
> \usepackage{geometry}
>
> \usepackage{epstopdf}
>
> \usepackage{mathptmx}
>
> \usepackage{multicol}
>
> \usepackage{pdfpages}
>
> \geometry{landscape}
>
> \geometry{legalpaper,lmargin=.75in,rmargin=.75in,tmargin=.
> 95in,bmargin=.95in}
>
> \usepackage{eso-pic,graphicx}
>
> \begin{document}
>
>
> {\AtPageLowerLeft
> {\includegraphics [height=\paperheight,width=1.0\paperwidth]{SGM-
>
> \maketitle
>
> \setlength{\columnsep}{25pt}
>
> \begin{multicols}{3}
>
> %lots of text
>
> \end{multicols}{3}
>
> %\end[document]
>
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