{abstract} is about customizing or creating abstract environments.

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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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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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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 ...
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Abstract with heading to the left: abstract package broken?

I try to get the abstract heading set to the left and the package abstract seems to provide this functionality. But the pdf contains the characters "centerflushleft" and the abstract title is ...
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Creating acknowledgements page like abstract has same page number

I am using hyperref and the report document class. To create an acknowledgements page that looks like the abstract I have \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{report} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{My ...
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How to get abstracts of referenced works as mouseover texts in the generated pdf?

For a BibTeX entry, there is a field called abstract into which the abstract of a work can be entered. Including the abstract as plain text in the compiled document for every reference in the BibTeX ...
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How to add line number for the last line of abstract? [closed]

I'm writing a paper and line numbers are needed. I've used the \usepackage{lineno}, and add \begin{linenomath*}\end{linenomath*}around abstract. However, there is no line number on the last line of ...
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Left aligned Abstract

The following is an example code. I want to make the title of "Abstract" left-aligned. And how to change the size of "Abstract"? Thank you for answers! \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Two abstracts needed in apa6

I am supposed to write a manuscript based on apa6. Unfortunately I am located in Germany, so my professor wants to have 2 (!) abstracts - one in English ("Abstract" - as implemented in apa6 already) ...
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single column abstract in an article and delete date below title

I am using LyX to prepare my journal for publication using article style. I use double column article. When I choose abstract from left panel, the abstract turns out to be in left-column in double ...
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Undefined control sequence \begin{abstract} but abstract appears

I'm using a customised (not by me) document class called geogthesis to produce my Geography PhD thesis. When I compile the file I get an error saying: Undefined control sequence. [\begin{abstract}] ...
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Abstracts in different languages on the same page

How to place 3 abstracts (English, French and Arabic) on on the same page? I tried to put them in a single page, but it does not work : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} ...
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Adding \paragraph sections inside abstract package's onecolabstract environment

I am having trouble using \paragraph{} inside the onecolabstract environment. The desired goal would look something like this: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Abstract environment: interaction between hyperref and acronyms in ettauth.cls

I am submitting a paper for a journal that uses class ettauth.cls. Inside abstract I use some acronyms with the help of acronym package. I also load hyperref package for the cross-referencing. With ...
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“Abstract” in caps font for article class

I'm submitting a paper that must be written using the article class. But I prefer the way the word "abstract" in the all caps font I've seen in some papers. Is there a way to replicate this? Here's an ...
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How do you put in a graphical abstract?

I tried adding figure environment inside the abstract area but it generates an error. How do I add a graphical abstract as well as a textual one?
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Include Abstract & References page in ToC using tocbibind

The code below will print a table of contents that lists the Contents page, section and subsection. The contents page itself is on page ii, and the abstract should come before it, but it doesn't ...
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Book option of the combine document class

I included a MWE (a main file and three articles) that uses the combine class with book option. There are two problems. The formatting process creates the LaTeX Error: Environment abstract undefined, ...
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Change abstract page position to top in report format

My document type should be report and I need to start my abstract at the top of the page. But with the below code, the abstract is centered on the page. What do I need to do? (I cannot change the type ...
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Dedicated ToC page

Currently I'm using: \documentclass[twocolumn,notitlepage]{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Change linewidth for the whole document, while keeping fancyhdr wide?

Somebody noticed that \abstract changes the linewidth for the whole document (here). The problem was the syntax: with correct syntax as below this is avoided. \begin{abstract} This is an abstract. ...
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Summary for parts of one book

I would like to write little summaries at the begining of each part of one book. How do you do that ?
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How to get the abstract title to runin

We have written a style class file and I need the abstract to be in a special format to the rest of the report. It ought to look like such: Abstract - text text text... But with the current ...
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Why is my abstract starting from the middle of the page?

I am making a scrreprt document with an abstract right after the title page. Everything works fine except for the fact that the abstract title and paragraph start in the middle of the page... Does ...
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Inserting abstract into book document

I am trying to insert a abstract into my document as shown below, this gives me an error 'Environment abstract undefined'. I have used this format a few times without this problem occurring, I believe ...