{abstract} is about customizing or creating abstract environments.

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How to write abstract and acknowledgement in book format?

I need to use this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} I have a main.txt file that organizes all the chapter. There is \frontmatter. In the frontmatter, there is \include{acknowledgement } ...
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How do I double-space my abstract in LaTeX?

I'm finishing up my undergrad thesis, and I have to double-space my abstract. I tried using \begin{doublespace} and \doublespacing, but neither have worked, I assume because the abstract environment ...
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Format abstracts as unnumbered chapters

I'm writing master thesis and working on LaTeX template for the successors ... The standard of the university requires abstract in every language to be formed as unnumbered Chapter: ...
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How to adapt IEEEconf layout settings

I am a beginner in LaTeX so I was trying out the bare_conf.tex provided by IEEE which uses IEEEconf.cls. I am trying to use this as a template for writing my own paper. However the specific details ...
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How to include abstract into titlepage (variant)?

I am facing a problem similar to this post: How to include abstract into titlepage? where I would like to include the abstract in the title page. This I managed thanks to the post #8. However,the ...
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After notitlepage my abstract lost formatting

I've added notitlepage option to not get my page counter reset ( according to suggestion : http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44955/7128 ) but my abstract lost formatting ! Now it has line spacing and ...
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Wrong abstract page number and spaces between LoF and LoT with \addcontentsline

How to correct two things in ToC: Page number of abstract - should be "vii" Spaces above LOF,LOT and Abstract are big. Not like above chapters ? Currently: Contents List of Figures iii ...
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Remove “Abstract” title from Abstract

I am using the abstract package, but want to remove the title and associated horizontal spacing. Is there an easy way to do this? (Be aware: this may be a complete newby question, as I have only ...
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Suppress \abstract with the apa6 class? [closed]

I am currently working on a paper using the apa6 class and I won't require an abstract, i.e. it will be worse if I have one. Would anybody happen to know of a clean way to suppress or deactivate the ...
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How to include abstract into titlepage?

I don't want to have the abstract on a separate page but rather under the title. Also I then want to end the page and don't begin with the actual document. This is my minimal example: ...
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Enumerate environments in abstract [closed]

Consider usage of the standard enumerate environment inside the standard (article) abstract environment: \begin{abstract} We discuss several exciting topics: \begin{enumerate} \item Topic 1, ...
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How to show Abstract title

I think that is something very simple, but I can't see the Abstract title in the abstract environment. \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[english]{babel} %Loaded here: ...
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Remove abstract from elsevier class

I am using the elsevier class to prepare a document. I would like to remove the abstract environment but I can not find the way to do that. I commented out \begin{abstract} .... \end{abstract} but I ...
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Altering format of apa6e

I am fairly new to LaTeX and am just learning how to use this terrific tool. Because of this newness I lack the vocabulary to search properly or edit code within LaTeX files. That places me in a bad ...
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How can I change the distance between abstract and section 1?

My LaTeX format is as follows: Abstract: Abstract goes here. Section 1: It should be noted that my abstract is one column and sections are two-column. Abstract and Section 1 are very close ...
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How to place abstract text in front of abstract key?

I want to place my abstract text behind the abstract-key(which is used in all article), and left-aligned rather than centered on the page. How do I do this in LaTeX? I want the following format: ...
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How can I place a one-column-abstract in a two-column document?

How can I place a one-column-abstract and after that two-column-section in a LaTeX template?
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The abstract environment changes the \linewidth for the whole document

In the article class, it seems that using the abstract environment has an effect to the rest of the document. More precisely, it seems that it redefines the \linewidth, which equals \textwidth without ...
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How can I add abstract and acknowledgement pages into the table of contents?

I followed Mike's solution from my first question: Roman numeral page numbering My next question is how to add entries (for the abstract and acknowledgements pages) into the table of contents.
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir?

I'm trying to customize the Abstract of a memoir document using the following command: \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} The problem is that it actually has no effect. How can I ...
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One-column abstract in KOMA-script

I would like to make the abstract in KOMA Article appear on both columns, when writing a two column article. I would like to use internal koma options, instead of loading external packages. The ...
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“Problem description” to look like abstract

I would like to have my "Problem Description" to have the same look/layout as abstract. Any way I can "clone" the the abstract command? preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} ...
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Prevent abstract environment to reset pagenumbering

I use \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} for my thesis. I have three parts, each with an abstract. Whenever I put an abstract, the page numbering resets to 1. I would like to continue with the ...
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formatting abstract

How do i format the abstract title? Also, i thought this was built into latex, but in LEd it says it doesn't recognize it, so i add \usepackage{abstract}. Is this suppose to be like this. Sorry new ...
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abstract, tableofcontents and listoffigures in twocolumn, landscape report

\documentclass[a4paper,landscape,twocolumn]{report} .... \begin{document} \begin{abstract} bla bla bla \end{abstract} \tableofcontents \listoffigures \chapter{Introduction} .... I get the main ...
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Include Page Number in Abstract

I'm trying to include a page number on my abstract page. Here is how I have it set up so far (cutting out some extra things): \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{report} ...
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Abstract takes its own column, pushes first section to second column

I am using the acm_proc_article-sp class to prepare a conference paper. It should not exceed the length of 4 pages. Unfortunately, the abstract will push the first chapter to the second column, even ...
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In memoir, can I number abstracts as sections in the toc?

I'm writing up my thesis right now, using memoir, and I have a problem with abstracts. Each chapter - besides the intro and conclusion - is an article published in a journal, and has its own abstract ...
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Typography and style for acknowledgments written in different languages

My thesis is written in English, but for the acknowledgment page I think I will write a first paragraph in English, one in Italian and one in French. I was wondering if I have to do something ...
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An 'abstract' at the start of every chapter?

I am using the book document class and what I would like to do is to have a abstract like text at the start of every chapter (in smaller font outlining what will happen in the chapter, etc.). I don't ...
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Where to put the acknowledgements in a thesis document?

Basically there are three possibilities: add just a 'Acknowledgement' section as last section of you introduction chapter put it at the end - between the last appendix and the bibliography put it ...
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Remove paragraph indent from abstract in article class

I'm just getting started with LaTeX to write scientific papers. I don't want to have paragraph indentation, so I've used the parskip package to deal with that. However, that doesn't seem to deal with ...
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Abstract not showing up when removing \maketitle

I have the code: \maketitle \begin{abstract}Some text \end{abstract} \newpage \section{some section} But when I comment out \maketitle the document shows \section{some section}, not the abstract ...
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How to create acknowledgements in the report class?

I'm using LaTeX and like to create an acknowledgement section using the report class such that is looks like the abstract and comes after it.
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Putting abstract at the titlepage

My LaTeX file: \maketitle \begin{abstract} For over a century, fingerprints have been an undisputed personal identifier. Recent court rulings have sparked interest in verifying unique... ...