The pages preceding the text of the book, including the frontispiece, title page, copyright notice, dedication, etc.
The pages of a book before the main text, such as title page, copyright page, Table of Contents, foreword, and so on.
the pages of a book before the one on which the text of the book begins.
A page in a printed document that contains legal notices, copyright information, publication date and so on. It appears before the table of contents, hence its name.
Printed material that appears in the front of a book, before the main body of text. Typical inclusions are the title page, copyright page, dedication, table of contents and preface. In picture books, front matter reduces the space available for the story and illustration, since most picture books are restricted to a 24- or 32-page format.
Printed material that appears at the front of a book before the main body of text, e.g. half title page, title page, credits page, usually numbered using Roman numerals
material that appears at the beginning of an online learning program, including the title screen, edition notice, preface, and main menu. Contrast with back matter.
The series of pages that appear before the body of text.
written matter preceding the main text of a book
All of the pages in a book that appear before the body copy. Types of front matter include the title page, copyright page, dedication, table of contents, foreword, preface, acknowledgment, and introduction.
In book typography and production, the pages of a book that precede the main text.
See Preliminary Matter
The material preceding the main body of text. It includes the title and copyright pages, preface and table of contents, and sometimes a foreword, dedication, and list of illustrations or maps. (cf. body, end matter)
The pages that appear in the front of your book before the first chapter. Front Matter includes the Title Page, Half-Title Page, Copyright Page, Introduction, Preface, etc.
In a printed document, material that comes before the main text. Typically, in software documentation, this consists of legal notices, copyright information, publication date and so on. Usually, a table of contents comes after this. See also end matter.
Introductory and organizational material that comes before the main content of a document. Examples of front matter include: title page, table of contents, copyright material, publication data, etc. Contributed by: MarcommWise Staff
the first pages of a typeset book that are numbered separately from the text, in Roman numerals. The front matter generally contains a half title page, title page, copyright page, dedication, contents, and preface. See the Chicago Manual of Style, latest edition, for order and discussion of these front matter elements.
The material before the body of a book, including such elements as the title and copyright pages, a table of contents, or an introduction.
All pages and material that appear before the text of a book, including the bastard title, full title, imprint, dedication, table of contents, foreword, unprinted pages, etc.
General catalog information at the front of the catalog that is "free flowing" text serving as explanation or clarification of the catalog in part, or as a whole.
The pages preceding the text of a book, in the following order: bastard title or fly title frontispiece title page copyright page dedication preface or forward table of contents list of illustrations introduction acknowledgments half-title
Printed material found in the front of the book before the actual body copy starts. It includes title and copyright pages, dedication, foreword, preface, table of contents, etc.
All the pages up to the beginning of the text proper. Included are the half-title page; the verso (back) of the half-title page; the title page; on the verso of the title page is the copyright page; the dedication, if any; and the Table of Contents.