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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Page numbers to the right in article class

How do I flush page numbers to the right in the footer of an article class? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \headheight=14pt ...
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Flush equations left with breqn

I am using the breqn package to automatically break equations, like this: \begin{dmath} a = b + c + d + e + f + g + h +i + j + k + l + m + n + p + q \end{dmath} I would like to have all my ...
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Article inside report

I need to place an article inside a document created with the report class. That means, I need a LaTeX document inside my report, where it is multicolumn'ed and the references are set in the ...
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How to make an article's table of contents clickable so it can redirect to a section?

I'm using Mixtex 2.9 in Windows XP and I'm trying to make my article's table of contents clickable. I tried to add the package hyperref like this: \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{ colorlinks, ...
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Beautiful letterhead

How can I create a beautiful letterhead from the article class using say header or footer . I do not want to use letter class due to limitations. The letterhead should look outstanding.
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Left align abstract, title and authors

I would like to re-align my title, authors and abstract to the left of the document. The example in this question is basically the output I want, but I do not want to use the memoir environment. MWE: ...
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Why does latex think it's tomorrow already?

Strange problem here: Brandon@forge ~/Dropbox/research.local/oil $ date Tue, Nov 27, 2012 6:14:23 PM Brandon@forge ~/Dropbox/research.local/oil $ cat <<EOF | pdflatex \documentclass{article} ...
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Place image on a new page without top margin?

I have an article: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} Now in a section I have a figure: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.65]{images/rlexample.png} \caption{---} ...
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Odd/Even fancy headers with article class

Using fancyhdr and the book class, one can set different headers/footers for odd/even pages as \fancyhdr[RO]{foo} \fancyhdr[LE]{bar} and so on. How can I achieve the same with an article class, ...
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Article: bad footer on the second page

See the previous question. This is how my letter looks like \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \newcommand{\DocumentTitle}{Motivation Letter} ...
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List of figures as a section with number

How can I get the list of figures as a section in an article document, so it will be listed in the table of contents? At the moment it's listed in the ToC, but without number.
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Examplebox from Beamer in Article

I would like use \examplebox{}{} command from Beamer in document class Article. Is it possible? Or can I define it somehow?
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Bibliography article : how to replace the long line by the author name in the references

I'm using \documentclass{article}. I'm also using bibliographystyle{ecta}. My references are in a separate bibtex file. After generating the PDF file, when I have two different citations from the ...
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Mimicking amsart's font sizes in the article class

I've been trying to customize the tableofcontents and sections to my own liking in the amsart class, but a lot (if not all) of the packages for either of these two functions are incompatible with ...
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How to avoid empty space caused by TikZ

When adding a background image by TikZ on a custom page, it leaves an empty space where the TikZ code is incorporated into the document. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How do I remove the whitespace above the first text in an article?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} foo \end{document} This code leaves a very big whitespace above foo. Why is this and how do I make it smaller? \usepackage[showframe=true]{geometry} (thanks ...
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Beautiful quotes in documentclass article [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Inspirational” quote at start of chapter I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}. How to do this beautiful quote by using \renewenvironment{quote} ...
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Can I use beamer without setting \documentclass to beamer?

I want to have a PDF that is the normal type: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} with normal TeX tables, graphs and words, but I want it such that there's beamer slides scattered throughout of the ...
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Title sub-sections for a \documentclass{article} [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding more items on tex article title section Subtitle with the \maketitle page? How can I specify a specify a "sub-title" in my title (\maketitle) page? By sub-title ...
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Styling an “article” document

I'm writing a document using the class article. There are some things I'd like to change, for example: Always center \section and \subsection titles without doing it manually each time using ...
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Roman Page Numbering for TOC in Article

I'm writing something with the article class, and I'd like to have the table of contents pages numbered with roman numerals, and in addition and most importantly: to have the arabic numbers reset ...
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Table of Contents in a Journal

I have a problem with the numbering of items. I own the items separately and do not know how to put it together, for the numbering, etc, etc. I have several articles, and need to get an index should ...
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Problem with margins in documentclass article and package graphicx

I noticed that using the documentclass article and the package graphicx changes the displayed margins. Is that problem known and is it possible to avoid it?
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Centered page numbers although set “twoside” option

Using article class and the twoside option still gives me the page numbers in the center of the page. Isn't the twoside option supposed to put the page numbers on the left in even pages and on the ...
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Adding header and footer to the front page (and other pages) of an article

I am beginner in LaTeX, and I have been unable to find a solution to what looks a simple problem. I use the article class for a paper. I have received a rectangular logo, about 40 mm high and as ...
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\renewcommand{\refname}{} does not remove “References”

I have a file of class "article" with bibliography style "nature" Since I want to have the references in the table of contents with a section number, i have set a section with the references inside ...
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Non-special first page in \documenclass{article}

I'm new to TeX and LaTeX, so I might not explain it all that well. I'm trying to put pagenumbers on each footer in the form "Page X of XX" using fancyhdr. So far I have this: \cfoot{Page \thepage\ ...
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Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences?

What are the main differences between the book, report, and article document classes? I am interested in the following: visual differences in the final document; differences in the way the ...
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How can I get a title page with the LaTeX article class? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get \maketitle to create a separate title page with the article class? I'm trying to vertically center the title page and abstract in my LaTeX document (much ...
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Make all \begin{quote} … \end{quote} blocks single spaced with setspace? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce the space between a quotation and a title I am writing a double-spaced paper using the setspace package. I need quotations to be formatted with single spacing, ...
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Selecting A8 Paper

As I frequently use \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} I though a simple change could select the A8 paper: \documentclass[a8paper,12pt]{article} But I get a warning saying the a8paper option ...
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How can I get \maketitle to create a separate title page with the article class?

I am working on a maths assignment and new to using LaTeX. I have written the assignment up but I would like the title page to be its own page. Currently my title page is a few lines generated by ...
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Add an equation at the bottom of a two-column article

How can I place a two-column equation (a large equation that does not fit in one column) at the bottom of a page?
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What does the titlepage environment do and what are its benefits?

I'm speaking about the article document class only, because report and book deal with titles in a different way. Obviously, the titlepage environment triggers a new page after it, and it resets the ...
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How to clearly demarcate frame/slide content when using article class for a beamer document?

When I use the article class with beamer, the slides are not clearly demarcated. Rather, the slides just blend in with the document as dot points, headings, and so on. This is fine when I actually ...
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Article appendix with sections and toc entries in the form “Appendix A”

I have been trying to get the appendix for my thesis done. I've read a lot about it and as always you can chose between a fiddly way and a magic package that doas the job to solve a problem (I usually ...
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How to convert a document from article to report?

Is there another way of doing this besides doing a manual find "section"/ replace all with "chapter" (and the same for subsections, subsubsections etc.) ?
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Keywords and MSC Classification in LaTeX article class

In the amsart document class, one has the commands \keywords{foo} and \subjclass{foo}. I was wondering, how does one make similar commands for the standard LaTeX article class?
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Is there a simple way to know a list of article settings that are different from minimal settings?

I want to know the differences in settings between article and minimal document classes. I don't want to do this task by comparing their source codes manually. Is there a simple way to know a list of ...
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If you know errors occurred in article & minimal, which one will you use for the subsequent attempts in troubleshooting?

Assume that For the first and second investigation you know errors occurred when using article and minimal. Which one will you use for the subsequent investigation, article or minimal?
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a5paper setting not taking effect

I would like to set the page size to the European A5. I wrote the following: \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ... And process it with: xelatex main.tex The ...
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What is the advantage of using minimal over article when creating a standalone graphic?

What is the advantage of using minimal document class over article document class when creating a standalone graphic? Bonus question: Before I have time to make a test by myself, is there anybody ...
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Adding more items on tex article title section

This is what I have at the head of my tex document (article): \title{Some Article} \author{John Doe} \date{\today} \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How do you determine what class to use?

So I am creating documents that have a mixture of paragraphs of text intermingled with numbered questions. I have been creating these using the 'exam' class. However, I decided to set the default ...
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Creating Multiple Choice Questions Without using 'Exam' Class

I am working on a document with class article and I want to have multiple choice questions in it. Is this hard enough to do that I should change it to exam class? If not, how do I accomplish this? ...
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Bind reports/articles into a book, but keep the ability to compile them individually

I see a few questions and answers about writing a book/thesis in LaTeX (here's one). But I would like to be able to compile reports separately as I write them to have a bunch of standalone documents. ...
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Indent a code listing in LaTeX

For a little LaTeX document I am writing I would like to insert source code fields (in SQL) into my paper. I found out that I can use the listings package for this, which works well so far: ...
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article vs. report

\section{Section title here}} \subsection*{The subsection without numbers, but want it to appear in TOC} \addcontentsline{toc}{subsection}{The subsection without numbers, but want it to appear in TOC} ...
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Using \maketitle twice in the same article

I need to write a single, short PDF file that contains two distinct parts. I don't want to mess with PDF joins and hacks, as I need both parts to share page numbers, citations, etc. However, I want ...
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Split Journal Paper into Multiple Parts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reference a table/figure/section in another document? I am writing a journal paper that has grown to 30 pages long, so I would like to split it into two 15 ...