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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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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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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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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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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\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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Changing the section title style for an article document type

I have just started working on my master's thesis with my universities latex template. It uses the 'article' document class for it. I have tweaked it here and there a bit to make it more to my liking. ...
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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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Preventing page break after title page

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis proposal, which is using the article class. I have the page formatted correctly, but it does not act like the default article title page where the ...
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Add affiliations to the authors' name in the article class

I am using the \documentclass{article} to write an article. how can I add the affiliation to the author's name like the following picture? And, this document class has a date under the names. Can I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\empheqlbrace autoscaling problem with dukedissertation document class

I am using the empheq package to group equations organized using the align command. If used in an article document class the left brace automatically scales wonderfully to group equations organized ...
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Loading symbol from mathb font does not work when document class is amsart

In this question I found out how to load a "double prec" as a single symbol. For some reason, this code does not work when the documentclass is \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{amsart} Minimal ...
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Change section command in article

In the document class article how do I change the command \section to behave exactly like the command \chapter in the document class book? i.e. write Chapter # and then the title and also leave some ...
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how can i add title , four author with affiliation in the same line and running head [duplicate]

How can I add title , four author with affiliation in the same line and running head, all together in the top pages, then next pages I need to add again title, abstract and keyword..., section... my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Table ref not displaying in PNAS format

I'm using the PNAS two column style (pnastwo.cls). As per the answer here, I need to wrap my text in the article environment to have it actually display in two columns. However, this makes it so that ...
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mini table of contents in article

How can I make a mini table of contents at the beginning of an article class document to be displayed like this: To appear not at the beginning of the chapter but at the beginning of the article. ...
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Crop and bleed marks

I'm working with the article document class: \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, openleft, showtrims]{article} I need to print a page that has color on the edges. The people who need to print this ...
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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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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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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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Tables and figures slightly wider than text in article class

I have some tables and figures which are (slightly) wider than the text width. This results in them aligning with the left side of my text and going far out in the right side instead of actually being ...
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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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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, ...