{abstract} is about customizing or creating abstract environments.

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How to change predefined Abstract?

In the conference paper, the predefined abstract is small and italicized. I can change the size and the position of the Abstract but I can't find anywhere how to un-italicize it. Is there a way to do ...
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I can't get roman page numbering to work for pages before main writing section (e.g. TOC,LOF, abstract etc..)

I would like to make all pages before my introduction (TOC,LOF,LOT,abstract), excluding first 3/4 pages (title page, blank page) to be roman numerals with the first page of my introduction =page 1. ...
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How can i add the abstract and acknowledgment on the same page?

I want to add my abstract and acknowledgment on the same page as they only fill the half of the page in total, so it looks foolish to have them split into two pages. ...
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Formatting my thesis document

I'm writing my thesis using \documentclass[report] and have two abstract sections in English and French. I switched languages using \selectlanguage[french]. I also added Acknowledgements using ...
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header line in second page of abstract

I'm writing my thesis. In my abstract there is two pages. So, I want a head in second page. My MWE code: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper,openright]{report} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} ...
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Keywords not showing up using journal template

So I am submitting a journal article to Elsevier, and using their template. However, I am unable to get keywords to work. I am replacing the dummy words with mine, but none of it is showing up. Can ...
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Modifying a thesis template: abstract environment

I am using a thesis template available here. I have a problem in working with this template: I would like to have a 'normal' abstract, directly after the title page. In this template the abstract is ...
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centering abstract on a twocolumn layout [duplicate]

I'm using the twocolumn layout with article. I would like to have my abstract span the two columns (after title and authors, but before the first section). Is this possible?
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Lyx add page number in abstract

Hi I'm desperately looking for a way to display the page number on my page in abstract. I'm trying to do this with the \chead{\thepage}, yet it won't work. The following screenshots show the view in ...
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metaUML class diagram: set some methods as abstract in an abstract class

I usually found the answer of my questions in StackExchange or over Internet. But this time I can't. I look for a lot yesterday and I didn't find a solution. Recently I started to use LaTex, and I'm ...
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Roman page numbering for abstracts in report class problem

I am writing a document with class report. I want that the first pages i.e. Declaration, Abstract, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Figures and List of Tables have page numbering roman, ...
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Tex file for preparation of Book of Abstract

I want to prepare a book of abstract by latex. I would like to include the following things in the document 1. A Cover page 2. A page for FOREWORD 3. List of content (abstract title) along with page ...
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Document class: APA6 - problem using the abstract

First of all, I am a bloody beginner in LaTeX, searching for some help. I am using the document class APA6.cls and I want to separate the content of title page from the abstract page. Using \newpage ...
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Remove indentation from abstract environment with etoolbox

I have the abstract for my paper on a separate page, hence there is no need to have the extra indentation on either side of the abstract environment to indicate that it is an abstract. There is an ...
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Copy the abstract environment for acknowledgments

I would like to create an acknowledgments environment that's simply the duplicate of the abstract environment, with two exceptions: It should print Acknowledgments as its heading, not Abstract. The ...
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Remove left and right indentation of abstract

Trying to remove the indentation which is appearing around my abstract for some unknown reason. A MWE is below: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} % formatting ...
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How to detect if abstract reaches a second page, in order to add a header

I'm writing a thesis for which the very first page (or 2 if it's long enough) is the abstract. I have two formatting requirements that I can't figure out, when the abstract continues onto the second ...
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Show Abstract Title in Latex

I'm using a latex template given to me to write up a project I'm writing. However, above the abstract, it does not explicitly show the title "Abstract" which I would like it to do. The document is a ...
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How do I put a figure* before my abstract?

I'm sadly not using double-column abstract, just single-column. This is based on the sigchi document class: https://code.google.com/p/sigchi-latex/ The obvious thing: \documentclass{sigchi} ...
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More economic and robust command for abstract at the beginning of chapters

I want to put an abstract at the beginning of each chapter. I have cooked up a command in that aim, but it looks neither economic, nor robust (sometimes it is shifted to the right). How to improve ...
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two abstract in article

I need to include two abstracts (english and spanish) with their respective keywords, I am using the package apa6 but these only put the latest \abstract{} text. How can I fix this? ...
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Automatically adjusting abstract from one to two columns and back

I am editing the latex template that has a custom abstract environment. I would like to keep the width of (0.65) in two column mode, but to change to full width in single column mode. Would someone ...
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Abstract font shape?

I am writing an article using the following asme2e class: http://iel.ucdavis.edu/code/ASME/conf-1.6b.html I want to change the font shape in the abstract. It is italic, but I want it in normal font. ...
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Why there's a page difference between the title of the paper and the abstract? [duplicate]

Can you please tell me what causes a page difference between the title/authors and the abstract? \begin{document} \title{\LARGE Spectral Clustering vs Wavelet Clustering: A Comparative Study} ...
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new page created when using the \begin{abstract} command

I am using emulateapj and am trying to put an abstract in like so: \documentclass{emulateapj} \setcitestyle{authoryear,round,comma} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} hello world! ...
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Use abstract environment from other document class

I am using the KOMA-scrartcl class at the moment for compiling multiple single papers into a combined document. Now I'd like to switch over to the scrreprt class (I'd like to use chapters), but for ...
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How can I add abstract to table of contents

I believe it is correct to add the abstract to my TOC but I don't know how. This Answer talking about adding the abstract chapter to the TOC. I'm using Lyx and if I output to .tex file this is what I ...
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Title, abstract, and text beginning on same page

What I want to do, is to create a document, which starts off with a title-minipage, abstract, and then start the main section. Ideally, i would like to do it on the same page, kind of like a magazine ...
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Using fonts - latex

Can anyone explain me why I can't have an output like this using this code? Code, thanks @Bernard : \documentclass[12pt,french]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Making the abstract's font looks better

How do I to make this Abstract's font written in Frensh looks better? Any brilliant idea, please ? For example, this font-style that I can't find how to make it: Its related code: ...
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Enumerate in Abstract (scrartcl-class)

When using the enumerate environment inside the abstract environment of the scrartcl-class, the intend for the first item does not match those of the following items: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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How to add a section* to the list of contents, but without giving it a number? [duplicate]

I have several section* 's in my LaTex text. But I only want the first one (abstract) to appear in the list of contents, although without a number. All the other section* 's are just a few ...
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What is abstract for? [closed]

Could someone explain me what abstract http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Document_Structure#Abstract is used for? I don't see the sense.
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tocloft moving toc onto title page below abstract

I am using the tocloft package in order to reduce the space between the toc header and the table of contents itself. However, the package is causing the table of contents to move up onto the title ...
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long abstract not continuing to next page in ERDC style

I am trying out a report format with the ERDC style, but using pdflatex, the abstract is limited to 1 page - the text just disappears off the bottom of the page and won't continue. I've looked through ...
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How to adjust the width of abstract?

I would like to change my abstract's text width. For now I have something like this: \begin{abstract} \lipsum \end{abstract} I have tried wrapping my text with \begin{minipage}{0.85\textwidth} ...
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Adding a picture before abstract in extended abstract format

I am writing a conference paper in the Extended Abstract Format (with the chi-ext class, distributed by SIGCHI). The problem I am getting is to inserting a picture under the section of authors ...
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Duplicate an environment

How can I duplicate an environment? I want to create an environment which is almost exactly equal to another environment. I just want to change the heading. Right now I use ...
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Make a second “table of contents” incorporating a short summary for each section

Suppose I have a document looking like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section{A} \subsection{A.A} \subsection{A.B} \section{B} \subsection{B.A} ...
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Force the abstract onto a new page

I have a document that has the header "Abstract" at the very bottom of the first page, and then the actual text of the abstract is on the second page. The rest of the first page is taken up with ...
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Abstract - doublespace

I have got a problem with an abstract. I created a PHD Thesis in Latex. I use thesis document style. I want abstract to be doublespaced. I put that code to obtained it: {\doublespacing ...
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confproc one column

From what I've confproc is a great package for Conference Proceedings. What I would like to do is an Conference Abstract Book, so this would only have abstracts (1 page each). I want to make it 1 ...
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To have abstract in the document class revtex?

I had to change my document class to revtex4-1 to be able to have \widetext parameter for one of my equation, discussion about implementation. However, the abstract \begin{abstract}...\end{abstract} ...
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Consistent way to define document title, subtitle, author, affiliation, abstract etc

Many document classes seem to have their own way of defining document title and author information, often with only subtle differences. (\title seems to be pretty much standard everywhere, in contrast ...
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Using complicated macro in \thanks command of abstract package

The \saythanks command chokes when \thanks has been called with a macro that takes (and executes!) another macro as argument: \documentclass[twocolumn,a5paper]{paper} \usepackage{abstract} ...
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Why do I get an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement?

There is an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement. The content of abstract.tex is between \begin{abstract} and \end{abstract}. The content of ack.tex starts with ...
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How to change the font size of the whole abstract in the article class

I am using the following to generate an article with 12pt and 1.5 linespread: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to change the abstract to have no page break afterwards

I am writing a thesis in the report document class. I have a title page that is separate. On the next page I want the Abstract and the Acknowledgements: \begin{abstract} This is the abstract. ...
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How can I put colon in a abstract and justify it?

I need something like this (with colon, justify it and capital letter): ABSTRACT:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ...
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abstract appears in mactex but not in texlive for achemso package [closed]

For preparation of a communication for an ACS journal I am using the achemso package and the following header \documentclass[journal=jacsat,manuscript=communication]{achemso} Then, after defining ...