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Automatically get abstracts from online source [on hold]

Is there a way to automatically get the abstracts associated with a .bib file? Im using qiqqa right now as a reference manager, and its bibtex sniffer has been great. However, 98% of the items Ive ...
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Change name of abstract [duplicate]

I'm writing a document with and abstract and I've set the language to Spanish, and so the abstract environment displays the word "Resumen" instead of "Abstract". I want the opposite. I've tried ...
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Issue with overwritten abstract in two-column elsarticle [duplicate]

I have a question related to Elsarticle - Abstract two columns wide. I would like an output like the first one in David Carlisle's answer, unfortunately I don't have enough reputation to comment on ...
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Redefined abstract environment aligned incorrectly

In order to prevent the abstract environment from resetting the page numbering, I have redefined the environment as follows \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \makeatletter ...
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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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How to print the abstract within the maketitle

Problem 1: I want to use \begin{abstract} abstract text here \end{abstract} coding within \maketitle command. But the abstract text is printed on separate page. How to avoid? Problem 2: I am using ...
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Abstract name/title same indent as abstract text

Im trying to make an abstract where the title of the abstract and the text are indented 12.7 mm left and right. So far I have done this for the text but since the abstract name follows the width of ...
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Change “Abstract” Title Name in els Article Class

Good day, I've searched the archives and have tried using \renewcommand\abstractname{summary} to change the name of the abstract, but was not successful. Here's the working example of my code: ...
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Mimicking the title of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Template

All, My inquiry is hopefully simple enough. I'm curious how I can mimic the title format of the ACM large 1-column format template without actually using the template. Assume I have a basic template ...
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Article abstract affects indent in the whole document [duplicate]

Using the abstract environment in my article seems to affect the whole document in regard to indentation. What am I doing wrong? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \setlength\parindent{0pt} % sets indent ...
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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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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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Avoid newpage when using abstract with article class

How is it possible to avoid LaTeX putting an abstract on a new page when using article class and titlepage enabled? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,titlepage]{article} \begin{document} Some text... ...
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more than one abstract in amsart document

As far as I know, we can write only one abstract in an amsart document. Is it possible to write several abstracts with the amsart template?
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APA6 - class - 2 abstracts

I am working with the documentclass APA-6. I am required to write down two abstracts, one in english, one in german ("Zusammenfassung"). Thus, I need an abstract page and a "Zusammenfassung" page in ...
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How can I modify the page number for abstract in ToC?

I am very new in LaTeX. I am writing a thesis and I need to have two abstracts one in English and one in Portuguese. However, when I try to include them in this way: \selectlanguage{portuguese} ...
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How to automatically create a book of abstracts of a scientific conference?

I'd like to prepare a book of abstracts of a scientific conference. I expect to receive about 650 articles. Suppose the articles are all the same document class and all have the following structure ...
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Including abstract makes text smaller [duplicate]

I have a little problem in Latex, which can be easily corrected, but nonetheless I'd like to understand what is going on. Briefly, the problem is that in any document, if I include the abstract, all ...
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creating a class file : one column abstract in two column article

I am trying to create a latex class file, the thing i want to do is to span the abstract and keywords to two columns like the one in example below. I need help in modifying the code in class file to ...
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How to centering abstract and lines above and below the abstract

I want to do the following: I need one line above the abstract and other line below the abstract. The width of lines should be equal to the width of abstract. The lines should not be larger than ...
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How to create an abstractbook (collection of abstracts) including affiliations

I need to create an abstractbook, which is the collection of about 20 abstracts. Each abstract should be placed on a single page and each abstract comes with its title and a single or multiple authors ...
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Inserting abstract{} changes margins of the page [duplicate]

There is the template I have to use for a papaer and it looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} %%% for including graphics \usepackage{url} %%% for ...
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How can I put page numbers on my title page and abstract without it starting the numbering over?

I'm writing a report for a class and I've run into a bit of formatting trouble. I'm trying to put page numbers on every page per report instructions and that includes the title page and abstract. I've ...
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Two abstracts in amsart class

I am trying to add two abstracts (one in english and one in spanish) to an article, one right after the other. I tried: \usepackage[spanish,english]{babel} \selectlanguage{spanish} \begin{abstract} ...
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Modify abstract appearance

there's two tweaks I don't know how to perform: 1. I'd like to remove the small indentation at the beginning of each paragraph. 2. Increase the paragraph break separation. ...
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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 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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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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I can't get roman page numbering to work for pages before main writing section (e.g. TOC,LOF, abstract etc..) [duplicate]

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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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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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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Lineno - numbering abstract's lines.

The package lineno.sty is not numbering my abstract's lines. Any suggestions? Thanks. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{showkeys} ...
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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... ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...