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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Horizontal Rule - reducing the distance

Here is the M.W.E to draw a horizontal line across the page. Now, how do I reduce the space between the name and line. The gap is too high. \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Issue with the lengths of the margins in article class in twoside mode

Simply, put the solution to my problem is that for everything before the first section, the odd margin must be swapped with the even margin and vice versa. At the first section, everything must be ...
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Makebox alignment and use of Specific font size

The alignment of \makebox isn't proper(uneven on the left and right). How do I fix it? And How to use a specific font size (12pt,11pt) instead of \Large or similar switches. What I require is , ...
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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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Line break inside \title

This is template for the abstract as we received it from the org.committee. I cannot make line break in the title. I am very grateful in advance for help. \documentclass[A4,10pt]{article} ...
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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 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} ...
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Modify style of \cleardoublepage

I'm looking for a solution to put on empty pages generated by cleardoublepage a centered text "empty page". What I want is, that all sections open right and I there added a empty page, this page ...
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LaTeX class for typesetting question paper [closed]

I came across the "exam" class for typesetting question papers in LaTeX. I have TeXLive 2013 distribution. The distribution provides me exam.cls file. But my TeXMaker doesn't recognize it. When I ...
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Overfull vbox - text paragraph not page breaking

I've got what seems to me to be a fairly simple article document. The issue is that the first page doesn't break onto the second (it seems until there's a new section or subsection). Whatever is there ...
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how to add conditions inside itemize list?

List mentioned below is having three items. There are four variables : 1] varone 2] vartwo 3] varthree and 4] sub ; which are coming from external CSV file. Item 2 with "Value B" will be displayed if ...
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Address and email in article class

How can I typesetting email and address at the end of text(after References) in article class just like amsart class? Does anyone know a macro for doing this work?
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\thanks creates an empty first page

Problem As I am using the \thanks for the \maketitle command, the \thanks creates an empty first page, with only a footnote reference number 1 in it. I am using maxTeX XeLaTeX to compile. Code ...
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Make ltxdoc class use report as underlying class

The ltxdoc class, designed for documenting LaTeX source files, is based on the article class. Beyond a certain threshold, the documentation may need to be divided in chapters and another class, e.g. ...
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How to put on every page ornament symbol

I would like to use somehow command \eachpageornament to place ornament border on every page of my document. I can do that using that new command on each page, but suppose our document have 200 pages, ...
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White-colored text and black background using the article class

I'm using the article class to generate an exam paper. In this exam paper, I want the subject header to be bold and centered aligned as shown in the picture below: I tried a couple of options as ...
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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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removing all marks associated with thanks on cover page

I would like to remove the numbering associated with \thanks on my cover page. I use the following command (using article): \documentclass[11pt,english,titlepage]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Add line “Draft: Please do not quote or cite” to the maketitle

I'd like to add a \fbox with "Draft: Please Do Not Quote or Cite" at the top right of my title page which I generate with maketitle. Does somebody know how to elegantly add the line \fbox{\small ...
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Copying title style

I want to know how to have the same title/author and section style as this (link) I tried with book document class and \chapter*{...} [...] \section{..} but it's not the same thing.
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Article signature figure?

What is the correct way to add a signature figure to an article in LaTeX? I need to sign an article by adding the image of my signature under my typeset name. This are the packages and the document ...
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\subtitle doesn't work in article document class

I'm relatively new to TeX but until now I used mostly the beamer class. There I did this: \documentclass{beamer} \title{title} \subtitle{subtitle} \author{name} \date{\today} \begin{document} ...
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How do I add a vertical break after table captions?

I have noticed that in LaTeX, article does not create vertical whitespace after a table caption. Is there a way to make this (and only this) act like it does in report ?
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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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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} ...
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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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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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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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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} ...
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\documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} not working properly

I'm using \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} in my TeX file. In 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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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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Some changes to the article class layout

I am using amsthm but do not want THEOREM 1 to be boldface. I want even numbered pages to have the author's name and odd numbered ones to have the title. Also, while using authblk package how do I ...
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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}{ ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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?