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Subject: A Complex Title Page - which method to use ?


For my project I want to produce a title page that is a little more complex than I think I can achieve using the standard title page customization system (as descried in http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/HTMLTitlePage.html).


I've used title page customization and set margins to put the main title in the middle of the page and add a page-break after the title-page (it's an <article> so doesn't get one by default).



Now I'd like to add a bit more "decoration" :

    - A coloured block down the left side of the page

    - A header area with an outline, and containing some text and a logo or two.


It should look a lot like this ("sample title-page cover.png" - if you don't get it appearing here it's attached):



I can see from Table 13.3 http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/TitlePagePrint.html#TitlePageCustomizationGuide that there may be a number of different ways of achieving this.

I'm not entirely clear which of these methods I need to follow.  I think it is too much to do with the titlepage customization system, but it is still a "title page" not a "book cover".

Can anyone advise which direction I should be going in.  I can't spend too much time doing this so don't want to start off on the wrong track.







Richard Kerry

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