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> latex backcover export config
post Oct 27 2004, 19:31
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I made a latex export-file that will create a cd back cover with a tracklist. Exporting will create a tex file which you can convert to pdf and print. If you don't have tex installed, you'll nothing with this.

I made three different files. One basic, one with two colums (useful for over 27 tracks) and one for various artist albums.

examples (pdf):
back cover
back cover 2 colums
back cover VA


The dimensions have been written with trial and error. I don't guarantee that it will turn out right size on your system.

The export-file is rather simple and should be easy to customize to your needs, however some general notes:
- Americans and whoever else can change the a4paper to letterpaper.
- If you don't have the cmbright font installed and don't want to install it, replace the font with something else or just remove the line to use the default font.
- All other special characters are taken care of except "~", "^" and "\". If you have these characters in your songtitles, you'll have to edit them manually in the tex file before converting to pdf.
- If you're putting many albums on one cd you'll want to change the [EXPORTSORT] SORT=9 to something more detailed.
- There's no font autoscaling. If something doesn't fit, you'll have edit the tex file manually.
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post Oct 28 2004, 10:36
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Thanks osmo, for sharing your work! I'm impressed by these export configurations, cause I've never thought of exporting to LaTex smile.gif

I've added these configurations to the Mp3tag Export Configuration Archive.


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