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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missing \item with \addtocontents before \section

I'm trying to add short section descriptions in the ToC, which has been covered elsewhere for the book documentclass or with the addition of extra packages. I don't want to have to install any new ...
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To have abstract in the document class revtex?

I had to change my document class to revtex4-1 to be able to have \widetext parameter for one of my equation, discussion about implementation. However, the abstract \begin{abstract}...\end{abstract} ...
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How to use fontawesome package with article class, using Sharelatex.com?

I'm using the article class, also worth mentioning is that I use Sharelatex.com. I have the compiler set to XeLaTex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fontawesome} \begin{...
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scrartcl without author?

I want to write a cost estimation for my part of a large business proposal, and I just tried scrartcl. My address I put in the top left corner using \titlehead. As it already contains my name, I did ...
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How to add a copy of moderncv footer to an article document class?

I want to create an article document with a footer like the one in moderncv, see image. Does anyone know how I can accomplish this? It doesn't necessarily have to be exactly the same as in moderncv, ...
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Defining an abbreviation for `align` [duplicate]

To save myself some keystrokes, I tried to define an abbreviation for \begin{align} and \end{align} \documentclass[reqno, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, mathtools, amsthm} \usepackage{...
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Lettrine in Abstract - Strange Behaviour

Does anyone know why this strange behaviour is happening when using lettrine in the abstract environment in stock-standard article class? The parshape seems to be repeating...??? Here is my code to ...
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Different TileWallPaper on right and left side

I've A3 page layout, which is divided into two A4 paper layout. Currently there is same "TileWallPaper" used as background images on both A4 size layout of A3 paper. I'm looking for option to have ...
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How to change the font size of the whole abstract in the article class

I am using the following to generate an article with 12pt and 1.5 linespread: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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\documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} not working properly

I'm using \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} in my TeX file. It all works fine, except, the lower bound of each page is cut off. So some text is either cut off, or at least the text reaches the ...
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How to obtain golden ratio for KOMA article class

I use \documentclass[11pt,captions=nooneline]{scrartcl} and I would like to know how I can achieve better margins than default. Apparently, the typerea package can help but I find the documentation ...
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line spacing document class article

I want to have more space between the lines in my document which uses documentclass article. But if I use something like this blog says, it causes following error: ! LaTeX Error: Too many unprocessed ...
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Loading a class within a class [duplicate]

I'm trying to develop a set of custom classes. They are all very similar, but each do slightly different things (a custom letter, article and report for example. Since they share things in common, I ...
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Option seemingly ignored

I'm trying to give my custom class file two options for font size, 11pt and 12pt. I want 12pt to be the default. I create the options like this: \DeclareOption{11pt}{ \PassOptionsToClass{11pt}{...
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titlepage with article class

I use article document class and want to make a titlepage. But I need to put more than just author, year and title. I also need to put my university and my supervisor and that is my bachelor thesis. ...
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How can I create a titlepage without a newpage in the scrartcl class

I would like to create my own title in the scrartcl class. Using the titlepage environment gives me a new page, but I would like to suppress this page break. How can I do this? Edit: In general a ...
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Removing a white page between Appendix heading and Appendix A

I tried looking through all the similar questions but couldn't find a similar case. I am writing in article class, this is my preamble: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Unwanted extra space after header of first section, using multicols article [closed]

I'm a beginner of LaTex, so I'm sorry if I've asked an easy question. I'm writing a scientific article, and after only the first header of the first section I get an unwanted extra space. Here is the ...
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“Abstract” in caps font for article class

I'm submitting a paper that must be written using the article class. But I prefer the way the word "abstract" in the all caps font I've seen in some papers. Is there a way to replicate this? Here's an ...
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Horizontal boxes in article class

How can I have a box with multiple boxes inside like the following in the article class? It should be at the beginning of the page on the left side.
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Manually made folding marks in article don't appear as intended

I am writing a letter in the article documentclass in LyX. I tried Koma-script v2, and found it nice, but not quite fulfilling with customization, at any rate not within LyX. Most of my letter works ...
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bibtex: name field compiling

Several journals want the authors' initials to be punctuated, while others don't. Is there a bibliography style to set this behavior and if yes, which is the best compiling method? I mean: Evins, S. ...
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Does LaTeX allow you to rapidly switch your document layout to fit editor choices?

After my last (and first) question, I've been given some information about medical articles. I looked at my professor doing some case reports. He uses Word to write the entire document; when he ...
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Error in mathematical symbols in “Article” document class

When I use the mathematical symbols, with an error, the compiler stops. for example for \leq or \mu. What is the reason and solution for this?
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How do you put in a graphical abstract?

I tried adding figure environment inside the abstract area but it generates an error. How do I add a graphical abstract as well as a textual one?
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Is it useful to use Latex to write medical articles?

I am a medical student approaching to the research world. Next month I am going to start a collaboration with a researcher that want me to learn how to create an article, to choose a specific journal, ...
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Fill the blank type of text in non exam document

I want to make a fill the blank type of text in a non-exam document. Here the desired result that I want: Let A be a subset of R, A called measurable set if m*(...) = ........, for all .... in R I ...
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two column article templates

I have been looking on tex.stackexchange and Googling but I can't find a decent two column template. Does anyone know of site or have a template for a two column article style tex file? That has a ...
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how to add new page (page break) to article

This is my code, I am learning how to use the TikZ package and am trying to put different examples on different pages. I would like to have a page break between lines 22 & 24 if at all possible. ...
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Text does not fit foot line space

For my next essay, I got some requriements from my teacher. The layout concerning headlines and footlines should be like this (as there is no adequate Times New Roman I chose Arial): \documentclass[...
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No indent in modified \maketitle in article

I am looking to have the title left justified along with the name of the author and teacher and the date. I have managed to get it left justified but the name is being indented, this is not what I ...
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footnote rule on cover page

I have a document with a cover page and foonote. I would like to add a rule above the foonote. What is the way to do this? \documentclass[english,titlepage]{article} \begin{document} \title{ddd} \...
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the selected document class requires external files that are not available - LyX portable

I'm using LyX portable on windows, and I get this message the selected document class article(hebrew) requires external files that are not avialable. ... the following prerequisites are ...
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Beamer article mode + amsart freezes latex

If i try to get an article from my beamer slide using article mode and amsart style, my compiler (pdfLaTeX, LaTeX) gets stuck in an infinite loop: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \...
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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 \renewcommand\...
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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{---} \label{...
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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 ...