# [OS X TeX] Date on top of graphic

Richard J Benish rjbenish at teleport.com
Sat Feb 2 20:13:52 EST 2008

Hi Alan,

Many thanks for the suggestions.

\nodate in the preamble brings up an error.

Here's a link to the graphic:

Cheers, indeed!

Richard

>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
>>
>>\maketitle
>>
>>\setlength{\columnsep}{25pt}
>>
>>\begin{multicols}{3}
>>
>>%lots of text
>>
>>\end{multicols}{3}
>>
>>%\end[document]
>>
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>
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