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I want my title page to look like this

                                Title
                                Author
                                Date
          Coordinator1                          Coordinator2
                          Dept. of Physics
                            ABC College

If i put some text after \maketitle, it gets shifted to next page.How can i add this to same page ?Is there any way of doing this (except writing the whole title page on my own) ? Thanks in advance.....

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Use titlepage environment. –  Harish Kumar Jul 15 '12 at 13:08
    
Add the option notitlepage to your \documentclass and issue a \newpage after ABC College. For the future: Please always add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. As your question is right now, you're forcing us to do a lot of guesswork. –  doncherry Jul 15 '12 at 13:10
    
most importantly, what document class are you using? –  barbara beeton Jul 15 '12 at 15:27

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Here's a quick way by means of a \date hijacking:

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\documentclass{book}
\title{Title}
\author{Author}
\date{\parbox{\linewidth}{\centering%
  \today\endgraf\bigskip
  Coordinator 1 \hspace*{3cm} Coordinator 2\endgraf\medskip
  Dept.\ of Physics \endgraf
  ABC College}}
\begin{document}
\maketitle
\end{document}

The reason for being able to do this is because the title macros (\title, \author and \date) can contain anything, as long as it's not paragraphs. \endgraf is okay though.

Of course, it is not that difficult to create your own, non-standard title page using other means (like the titlepage environment). For more on this, see Resources for title page and front matter design.

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Thanks,worked for me.But one more issue.If i try to increase hspace between 'Coordinator1' and 'Coordinator2', Coordinator2's text alignment changes(wrapping).Is this because I have used the full width of the page ? –  abhi120 Jul 15 '12 at 19:20
    
@abhi120: Yes. If you use more than \linewidth (or \textwidth), wrapping will occur. Since I don't know the extent to which it overlaps or the actual content, I would need more information to adequately recommend an alternative solution. –  Werner Jul 15 '12 at 22:29

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