The {article} tag marks questions related to the article standard class and classes which are intended to act as a replacement for it.

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producing an moderncv head with the article class

moderncv generates a beautiful header, which i want to have in the article class. I want an exact copy of the moderncv result, with the same fonts, the same color, etc. Unfortunately, the moderncv ...
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wordcount by section when sections were formally known as chapter

I have a wordcount macro I use to keep track of word numbers for each chapter of a book. Each chapter is written in a separate file which I input from my master file. When I work on a single chapter, ...
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unicode support works in moderncv but not in article documentclass

I honestly don't understand this. Why do I have unicode support when i use the moderncv documentclass, but not when i use the one of article ? For compilation, I use latexmk -xelatex f.tex code: ...
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Custom positions of author names, affiliations and emails in LaTeX article

I'm looking for custom positions of author names, affiliations and emails in LaTeX article. I want to have email immediately below the affiliations rather than in the footnote like this. ...
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Group LOF figures by chapter in article class

In the article class, is is possible to group items in the list of figures by chapter? e.g.: Already I'm using the following to allow figures to by numbered relative to their chapter in the article ...
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Control figures grouped inside a section when there are a lot of them

I am working in my homework where there are a lot of figures. I have a visual problem with figures which they must only placed inside a specific section, but they are shown in the next section. This ...
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Bulk letter, “loop” doesn't work, “read to” doesn't work

Original Text below Edit: I solved it with endless googleing and help from here. Here is my theory: the typos caused expandafter to fail, which caused a dismatch between the chopline command and the ...
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What's the benefit of using {standalone} instead of {article}?

When I change article to standalone the result shows no difference except that the edge around the picture turning gray. Then what's the benefit of using {standalone} compared to {article}? ...
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combine documents of different classes

I need to add to an article another document, class exam. include and input don't work properly if the preamble is different. I must add some multiple choice and clozes as an appendix to the article ...
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Table of Contents navigation sidebar in non-beamer document classes

I am trying to create a sidebar like the one present in beamer documents, which lists the Table of Contents information for easy document navigation. Even better if it can automatically show only the ...
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Number above title .. not chapter.. in article [closed]

I am looking to get the number 2 above my Title in my Article. I know how to do it in a chapter of a book document class with a set counter: \setcounter{title}{1} but i dont know how to do this ...
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Where's the Table of Contents? (Article Class)

Where is my table of contents? I looked at Table of contents using article and report classes and here's my MWE. According to the commentators, everything down three levels should appear--but the ToC ...
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Strange issue with the right side margin

I am not sure why the margin on the right side of my document is unusually larger than usual. I am presenting an MWE where I have (unsuccessfully) tried to resolve the issue: ...
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Can I have a letter head with the article document class?

I am currently using the scrlttr2 document class for letters. However, I run into annoying problems all the time (e.g. recently: ! LaTeX Error: Environment table undefined.) I've searched for ...
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italicize the subsubsection in latex

How do i italicize the \subsubsection{Subsubsection} 1. section 1.1 subsection 1.1.1 subsubsection I want the third line i.e. starting from 1.1.1 subsubsection italicize. Please help
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How does \thanks work in LaTeX article class?

I am trying to figure out how it happens that \thanks in the standard LaTeX article class (with no options specified) is typeset with an asterisk for the footnote mark. I got lost trying to trace ...
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What's the right way of making my table of contents fit on the title page?

I'm writing a document with the article class. I have a not-so-short but not-so-long table of contents, which I would like to place on the title page, under the \maketitle. My problem: It spills over ...
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Documentclass “article”, numbering still begins at 0

I am writing an article using LaTeX. As I never used LaTeX before i downloaded a template that i could reuse. First it used \documentclass{Thesis} which required the article to use chapters. However ...
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Is this document single spaced and how can I detect the spacing of any document and what determines the line spacing if I do not specify it?

I want to produce similar appearance as this document http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0602230.pdf. However, I do not know what the line spacing is. Is this an article and is article default to be single ...
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mimic an article appearance

I hope to have the appearance of the article of http://math.stanford.edu/~akshay/research/sp.pdf This is an article. I can make the spacing of title looks like the paper, but have difficulty finding ...
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Problem in figure environment in article [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,amsmath,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \includegraphics{1.2.jpg} \caption{d} \end{figure} \end{document} By using the above code I am getting the ...
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What is the name of LaTeX's default style and why was it chosen for LaTeX?

LaTeX has a unique style compared to other document formatting applications and style guides. What is the name of this and why was it chosen for LaTeX? Why was the particular Computer Modern font ...
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How to get rid of the page break after the sections? [duplicate]

I am very new to LaTeX and really only know how to use templates. I am making a LaTeX with the document class article that uses \include{} to put in the various sections in and it will start a new ...
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Latex 12pt is different from actual font size 12 on Microsoft Word [duplicate]

I have an assignment which I have written in Latex and I realized the prof has restrictions on Font Size and Font Name. The specification indicates that the document must be presented using "Times New ...
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Titlepage in article class when two-sided

I am having troubles to set up a title page with article class. My problem is same than here, but in addition to this example, I am using a two-sided document. If I add titlepage option here, the ...
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Two separate bibliographies at the end of an article

I would like to write a review article that contains two list of references. One list would be the one from resulted review articles. The second one would be all other articles. I am using TeXworks. ...
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Page numbering only in first page and not in all the document

I am only getting the first page numbered and subsequently it is not numbering the following pages. The error starts after the article title which depicts the abstract and then starts with the text, ...
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Sections in header… How?

I'm trying to write an article in LaTeX (in Texmaker), and would like to have the sections name in the right side of the header. I can find how to do that with chapters in books, but is there a way to ...
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Size of equations

How I can shrink the equations within an align environment ? Here it it my MWE \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[hmargin=2.5cm,vmargin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Download tex source from wikipedia article [duplicate]

Like the question says, Is there any way to download a compilable tex source from a wikipedia article? Or maybe a tool that generates a tex source from a wikipedia article.
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Print iteration counter in for loop

I am new using for loops in latex, and not sure if the following is possible. This is basically what I am trying to achieve: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \foreach \x in {a,b,c} { ...
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Why isn't my title showing up?

Note: This question's answer does not apply to my question. I've written just about the simplest .tex file I can imagine: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{The Influence of ...
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\thanks command error in MacTex2015

Since I updated to MacTeX 2015, I'm having some issues with the article class. I narrowed the problem down to the \thanks command, but now I can't seem to remedy the error within this distribution. ...
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Get appearance of slides class with sections and smaller title

I use OneNote as a digital white board to teach undergraduates. One of the great features is the ability to draw on top of pdfs, documents, slides, websites, anything. I have a series of notes in ...
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Why is Latex giving this odd output?

This is my code. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} The substance used in this experiment is 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl-hydrazyl (DPPH). This organic compound is a relatively stable free ...
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Change font size inside only one line of document

My article is written using 11 pt font, but I would like to write a line in bold using a size which is bigger than 11. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} % \begin{document} \par ~ \par ...
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line numbering in article class [closed]

I want to make numbering line even though they are blank lines in the article class, how can I do with package of lineno? You can wonder why I must numbering the blank line because that is ...
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Page layout standards for academic articles

I have acquired TeX/LaTeX experience to the point where I feel comfortable with controlling different parameters of my document, specifically dealing with academic articles. And I don't like the ...
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Horizontal Line before and after abstract, different alignment

I'm trying to set up a basic .lyx file for my lab reports. I'm now struggling with the abstract: I'd like to put before and after the abstract environment two horizontal lines. So, I did it ...
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Beamer like Sidebar in Article

I would like insert a sidebar (colored with text) on certain page. I searched for a while but couldn't find anything. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ a4paper, ...
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Insert Pseudo-Code as Figure

this is my first post on tex.stackexchange, so please forgive any violations on proper question-asking. I'm currently writting a thesis about a project that contains a lot of coding. I would like to ...
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How can I make a professional looking article layout?

Elsevier and Springer and other publishers provide latex classes for authors, similar to the standard article class. But those classes don't have the full published formatting, it's just for ...
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Redefining commands in Latex (\section in particular)

A few days ago I asked a question about how to redefine the \section command to be able to write content just after the head of the section with no line breaking: Redefining \section command (I ...
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how to remove half line in twocolumn in first page?

I want half line in twocolumn article but in first page like this first page second page \documentclass[landscape,12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1cm,top=1.3cm,bottom=1.3cm,headsep=5mm] ...
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Understanding ptsize options in article.cls

When the 10pt, 11pt and 12pt class options are used with the standard LaTeX classes everything works as expected. Except, if I put two of them in the class' options I would expect the last given to ...
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Why does \maketitle remove my footer? [duplicate]

I had a nice footer that I used for a letter, and wanted to reuse it in an article in which I want to include title, author and date as well... Now I find that if I include the title, author and ...
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Referencing subfigures with subfigure package

I'm kinda new on LaTeX and I have a little problem. I'm using the subfigure package and trying to reference my subfigures with \label{key}, but appears "(??)" when I do that. Here's the code: ...
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How to add “Appendix” as an ToC entry (documentclass: 'article') before the appendices without a pagenumber

I have tried to add "Appendix" in my ToC between the main work and my appendices. I also don't want any page number to be displayed for this ToC entry. So far I have managed to bodge in an entry ...
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What is the width of the standard paragraph indent in LaTeX's article class?

If no changes has been made to the settings of indentation of an article class LaTeX document, what is the width of the paragraph indent? texdoc article in the terminal opens the Standard Document ...
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What is the typical location of Table of Contents in a typical TeX article? [closed]

I am doing a sample article to demonstrate my knowledge of (La)TeX in order to obtain corresponding credit, so there is not much context or meaningful content for the article except that I am doing it ...