{abstract} is about customizing or creating abstract environments.

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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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How can I have my abstract at the titlepage in LaTeX?

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... ...