{document-classes} is for questions relating to the document class of the TeX file. This sets up various document-wide formatting elements.

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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [on hold]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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“Page intentionally left blank” with twoside openright

I'm using twoside,openright in my document class, and I'm wondering how to have "Page intentionally left blank" text on the pages that openright makes blank. I've seen people redefining ...
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Allow user to specify multiple values with one command

I am attempting to define a macro that can be used to specify the names of committee members for a thesis/dissertation. I would like to allow the user to specify this command multiple times to add ...
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Problems with creating abstract in custom class

I am working on creating a thesis template for myself and others in my lab to use. I have gotten stuck on creating a specialized abstract environment however. As a MWE (well minimum broken example) ...
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question mark instead of citation number when use singlecol-new [duplicate]

I have been struggling to fix this issue since 3 days. When i use the document class llncs it works fine. However, when i use the document class "singlecol-new", question mark comes instead of ...
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Error in using svjour3.cls [duplicate]

I need to add the svjour3.cls to TexStudio. For running the \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3}. I tried to find a location to copy it. I put it in several directories as well as my local .TEX ...
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Warning message (about Document class)

I got the warning message... you have requested document class styles/wissdoc-kw-english. I dont know how I can solve this. My thesis.tex includes \documentclass{styles/wissdoc-kw-eng} Please help ...
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Error at \begin {document}

My file does not compile. Can someone help me? \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{profmat1} \setbeamerfont{structure}{series=\bfseries} ...
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Downsides of switching from default LaTeX document classes to KOMA-Script variants? [duplicate]

I'm considering switching from the article class to KOMA-Script's scrartcl, due to the availability of a \subtitle environment - a rather weak reason. I've read the list of useful features / benefits ...
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xkeyval and hyperref in document class

I have problem compiling a document with a custom document class. I am trying to process key-value parameters passed to my document class with xkeyval. I also need to use hyperref package. And that is ...
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Error with ifacconf.cls and subequations with more than twelve equations

I'm working on a paper for an IFAC conference for which you're supposed to use their ifacconf.cls, resulting in a fairly standard layout. However, you get an error when you use subequations (amsmath) ...
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Passing arguments to class in a key=boolean value manner

Assume I have a bunch of flags which I want to pass to my class, how do I do this? If you see the example below, I am looking for passing flags in the form: key=<boolean value from flag> to ...
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Can't install webomints package

I'm trying to replicate the answer by Gonzalo Medina here: document class for a restaurant menu However, I am unable to get the decorative corners. My results: In attempting to remedy this, I ...
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Remove header from class file

I'm a TeX newbie, and I try to edit a template tex class file, but I can't find where the header section is defined. It looks like this: but I want to remove it completely and edit the header from ...
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Need urgently assistance in LaTeX - unable to change the document class without totally blowing my thesis

First of all I'm a beginner in LaTeX, of course I used it for writing short articles but never for a thesis... For This reason (now I think it was stupid) I looked for a sample of a thesis and I was ...
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In a custom documentclass, maintain chapter title headings but move page numbers to bottom

I am using a custom documentclass provided by my school for writing my thesis, which is a modification of the documentclass book. They also give a template, which includes the line ...
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Override a custom documentclass to put all page numbers at the bottom

I am using a documentclass provided by my school to write my thesis. I realize this question may not have an answer without my being able to understand what is written in that file but let me try ...
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How to install \documentclass{ar-1col} in TexMaker

How can I install \documentclass{ar-1col} in my LaTeX document with texmaker? I need this specific layout for a scientific journal, but the standard document class is \documentclass{article}. When I ...
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How can I change the width of page in latex [duplicate]

I am wring the paper that is formatted by elsarticle. However, the margin between text and left. right page look big. Hence, the text length is very narrow. Could I change it in the file ...
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Setting the margin for chapters/sections/etc. in a class file

I would like to be able to configure chapters, sections, etc. to include a margin indent, while headers and footers for the page should use the standard margins. So for example something that looks ...
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Use variables/properties in class file

I have a class resume which I use in a .tex file as \documentclass{resume} \begin{document} \end{document} but I also want to define some variables in my .tex document to be used in my class. How ...
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Combining two document classes

I'm finalising a thesis using the Classicthesis template. Also, I need to replace the Abstract included in that template with an abstract my University uses. The problem is that just as ...
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How to remove the date under the draftmode in AEA document class?

When using the AEA document class in draftmode, there is a date command that appears with the \maketitle. Does anyone know how to eliminate it? When using \date{} as would usually work, the date is ...
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Is a document compiled with pdfLaTeX which includes a Form environment (hyperref) likely to compatible with the standard Linux pdf viewer?

I'll offer the disclaimer that, in my question, I may have been stretching the truth when I said `a' Form environment. The Form environment is implemented in a .cls file to which there are multiple ...
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Two abstracts in two languages in Elsevier class

I have a problem with putting two abstracts under the title of my article in elsevier class. I am using this code: \documentclass[preprint,10pt,3p]{elsarticle} %% ...
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Second page skipped

I have a document \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} It skips the page after the title page i.e. after the titling page \end{titlingpage} The first page starts at ...
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Check what kind of document class is used

I have defined a .sty-file which I use in a report, which holds a lot of good information and styles for how my documents should look like. This have been working great, until when I tried making a ...
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About texhash as a user and not as a root

I use Texmaker 4.4.1. I use Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I've installed birkjour.cls as a root, and everething works fine as a root. When I try to run a file as a user using ...
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What is a `\document class clv2`. Why it has so many compatibility issues [duplicate]

I am using Texmaker to write an paper in \document class clv2. I have already written the same paper in \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} but conversion in \document class clv2 is so difficult. ...
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algorithm not coming properly [duplicate]

I want to write an algorithm like this using \documentclass{clv2} but my pdf is not being generated because of nested loops.
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I would like to create a custom-made “class” for my lab reports

I regularly write chemistry lab reports. Over time, I figured which packages to use. However, I would like to write some sort of superclass (like in C++) so the following code is read in the ...
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Algorithm in document class clv2

How to write an algorithm in an article in \documentclass{clv2}, can anybody send me a working model with dummy algorithm, because I guess \caption is creating problem. I want to send it to ...
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Documentclass Standalone - Outcome with rounded corners

Is there an option that the result/ whole document of a standalone file has rounded corners? Just like rounded corners for tikz nodes.
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Document type “book” and sections/chapters

I am using the class "book" for the first time. I am not sure if a code I copied is causing the following or this class type, but my problem is that there's a header on every other page saying ...
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How can I add phone number for corresponding author in elsarticle style

Following the Elsarticle template, they provide the way to add corresponding author as below. %% Title, authors and addresses %% use the tnoteref command within \title for footnotes; %% use the ...
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\figure creating vertical space

I have the following problem: say I have three paragraphs of text, and there is an \figure command between the second and third paragraph. If the graphics float is put somewhere else (say, at the top ...
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Use upright font (no italics) with svjour3 (springer)

I cannot find how to do that automatically for all the theorems in my latex document with the class svjour3 (provided by Springer). I use amsmath too in my document.
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Converters between formats in different journals [duplicate]

Often, a paper is submitted to a journal, rejected, then sent to a different journal. Each journal has different style guides. In theory, changing the style should be as easy as changing the document ...
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Cannot use \usepackage with custom document class “ws-srl”

I am having problems with \usepackage using a custom document class. An error was returned whenever \usepackage was used. Please help me. \documentclass{ws-srl} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} ...
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Astronomy and Astrophysics Class Modifications

I'm using the Astronomy and Astrophysics class file (class file link here, page which class file comes from and shows an example here) to write a report and there are some modifications to the class ...
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How to change margins in documentclass thesis

I am using a template for my thesis and I would like to change the margins. Actually, I'm satisfied with all the margins, except the top margin which is too tight. But when I try to use geometry ...
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Is Springer svmono class 'free' to use? [closed]

Is the Springer svmono class free to use for formatting documents (say lecture notes) to distribute (but not publish either with Springer or with other publishers)? More in general, what are [or ...
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Why do options listed in \LoadClass not affect?

I have listed dvipsnames (or other options) in \LoadClass with the hope I don't need to specify dvipsnames (or other options) in \documentclass. Apparently this does not work as what I expect. It ...
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Clash between \newtheorem and \documentclass{svjour3}

When I write a \documentclass{article}, if I want to define an environment called Theorem, I use \newtheorem{theo}{Theorem}, then when I write a theorem I use \begin{theo} and \end{theo}. I get used ...
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Revision Control Table for SOP

I am using my own class which was based on class "Book". Now, I want to create a table for revision records. I am thinking of something like: \revcont{}{}{}{}{} \revcont{}{}{}{}{} where each ...
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A way to generate Dynamic command names

I want to save blocks of code/info in a LaTeX file using commands, but I have no way to know how many blocks will be needed. I am wondering if there is a way to create dynamic names of commands so ...
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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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What typeset does LyX use, and how to convert it to AmS-LaTeX (amsart)

I have a document in LyX, and I would like to convert the typeset to AmS-LaTeX (amsart) (if it is not in that form already). What typeset does LyX naturally use? Is there a way to do this directly on ...
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Choosing a Document Class

I'm a high school math teacher and use latex to make all of my worksheets, tests, reviews, and handouts. I haven't really used any other document class besides article, but I know that there are a lot ...
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proposal documentclass problem

I am having the following minimal example, using the document class proposal. \documentclass{proposal} \begin{document} a \end{document} on both my computers I get the following when running ...