Including a front page without a header or footer (Cover Page) in a PDF Booklet

You can include pages that don't have a header or footer, by creating a Topic containing the cover page content and then adding a "Booklet Cover Page" entry to the Table of Contents or the "Content" page in the Booklet editor.

Add a Booklet Cover Page node to the Table of Contents

Topics referenced by a "Booklet Cover Page" node will not have a header or footer in the generated output. Cover page topics will have a title, but you can set the title of your topic to a single space if you don't want a title included. You can include any content you like in a Cover Page Topic, including for example a large image and can use any formatting you would normally use in HTML - e.g. centered text, large font sizes etc.

Add the cover page entry first in the Table of Contents to have it output as the first page in the Booklet.

 

 

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    Martin Merkel

    This works for me, I created the cover page and assigned a topic that uses No Headers and No Footer.html as page type. When I build the booklet I get a warning though:

    The custom page type 'No Headers and No Footer.html' referenced by Topic 'XYZ' could not be fount in the current Template. This Topic will use the standard page type instead.

     

    I used Booklet 2012 style initially and now use a custom template based on Booklet 2012.

    The standard page type however reserves the header and footer areas and I cannot place any graphics elements in these regions that I would like to use on the cover page.

    Has anybody created a 'No Headers and No Footer.html' for the Booklet templates yet?

     

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