{abstract} is about customizing or creating abstract environments.

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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 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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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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Define abstract environment in book

I want to define an abstract environment for \documentclass{book}. Therefore, I copied the relevant definitions from report.cls from here into my preamble. But it doesn't work. Where's the problem? \...
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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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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 } \include{...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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\end{abstract} conflicts with arabtext package

I am using elsarticle Everything was find before I used \usepackage{arabtext}. When I compiled to PDF, I got the following error message. And if I type "s", everything became fine again but I ...
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How to add the title of a page to the table of content?

I am trying to write my abstact which is obviously a part of my thesis. However, when I use \chapter{Abstract} <text of the abstract> Its give me "Abstract" as the title of the page. But ...
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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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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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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: \documentclass[...
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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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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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placing in the same page two abstract in different language

I'd place in the same page two abstract section.One created using my own language and one in english language. If I tried this: \selectlanguage{italian} \begin{abstract} \lipsum[1] \end{abstract} ...
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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} \subsection{B....
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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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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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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} \usepackage[style=numeric]{...
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Multi-page one-column abstract in a two-column document

I'm making a two-column document, but I need a one-column abstract. The code: \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} \end{@twocolumnfalse} ] doesn't work,...
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Can I make apa6 \maketitle not print an abstract?

\documentclass[man]{apa6} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{apacite} % PAPER SPECIFIC \title{Example Paper} \author{C.J. ...
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Preventing page break in \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} after \author{}

A page break appeared between \author{} and \date{} after I added the \twocolumn[] section. The \twocolumn[] section was added to achieve a single column abstract in the twocolumn document. How can I ...
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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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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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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} \begin{...
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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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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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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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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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Add one more Abstract

I need to add one more abstract page in my thesis. I'm using this model. I need it to be in Portuguese, so instead of being an "Abstract" is "Resumo". I already tried to copy the definition of the ...
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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 \chapter*{...
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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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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 ...