I have the following title page in LaTeX:

\documentclass{article}

\title{Appendix A: User Manual}

\author{
John Smith\\University XyZ\\Albert Square\\Walford\\NC1 8AE
}

\begin{document}
\maketitle
\end{document}


What is the proper way to add a new page (say for the contents page) and start editing hat new page?

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The easiest way to finish a page (and create a new one) is the \newpage command. This will add enough vertical space to fill the current page, and then add a page break.

\documentclass{article}

\title{Appendix A: User Manual}

\author{
John Smith\\University XyZ\\Albert Square\\Walford\\NC1 8AE
}

\begin{document}
\maketitle
\newpage
\tableofcontents
\newpage
\section{Introduction}
Lorem Ipsum.
\end{document}


But in your case you will have an almost empty first page - in an article you normally don't want a separate title page. Simply put the table of contents (\tableofcontents) on the same page, and then start with the first section:

\documentclass{article}

\title{Appendix A: User Manual}

\author{
John Smith\\University XyZ\\Albert Square\\Walford\\NC1 8AE
}

\begin{document}
\maketitle

\tableofcontents

\section{Introduction}
Lorem Ipsum.

\end{document}


@user: with \subsection. Please have a look the Not so short introduction to LaTeX2e or some of the resources listed at tex.stackexchange.com/questions/11/…. –  Caramdir Aug 17 '11 at 2:42