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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
61 views

User-Defined Document Templates

When writing homework sheets, I make use of a template whose preamble incorporates all of the LaTeX goodies that I typically require: packages, page parameters, user-defined commands and environments, ...
5
votes
1answer
39 views

How can I figure out the font used by a class file

I have a document class that isn't as thoroughly documented as I might like, and I'd like to figure out what font it uses. Is there an easy, universal way to do that?
0
votes
0answers
21 views

using IJNME Latex class file

I am trying to prepare a manuscript in Latex using IJNME class file. I have trouble compiling it. I cannot run their example tex file that is in their site under author's guideline. When I am trying ...
3
votes
2answers
33 views

Combining two files - document class error

I want to combine several latex files. I started with 'combine' package. I encounter a error of \newcounter{par}. Then I moved to using input or include, but then I faced unrecognized document class. ...
5
votes
1answer
36 views

Rendering issue with tikz-cd package and gtpart.cls document class

I need to make some fairly complicated commutative diagrams for a math paper, but for some reason, my installation of TeXShop is having trouble rendering even a simple diagram. Here is a minimal ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

Tabular* environment in harvard-thesis template

I have one issue with tables in harvard-thesis template version 0.4. I cannot set column width with column types such as p, m, b or even custom column types. If I set width to any of the columns, the ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

LaTeX OS recognition [duplicate]

Let's say I want to create a document class. Is there a way to make LaTex choose between packages (or package options) depending on the OS I'm working on? More precisely, I want LaTeX to switch ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

CV / Resume class with good accompanying letter and document classes [closed]

I am refreshing my résumé and would like to use a class that works well stylistically with other classes for cover letters, research statements, and other documents. Quite often these documents have ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

Automatic report generation from bibtex with Perl

I like to benefit from my existing myarticles.bib file to create a different report automatically something like in following picture (I prepared this template with tikz). What is it best way to do ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

pspictures are gone when I change the class

The following code works fine and displays a square between two strings: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} aaaa \begin{pspicture}(25,25) ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Problem with making a custom class

I am trying to make a custom class file for a SOP. I think I am running into issues when using fancyhdr package but I'm not sure why. \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{sop}[10/10/2014 article ...
3
votes
0answers
54 views

Book-style page filling in article documentclass?

Simple question. I feel like it should have a simple answer but I can't find anything. The documentclass book (and default multicols) stretches content so that it fills the page. Now, I want to use ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How to instal document class type for use in R studio.

I found a template on writeLaTex.com for optica style articles. I downloaded the optica.cls from the optical website so i could follow that format. Just fooling around to learn more and unfortunately ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Babel error using Wiley book class: “Language not defined yet”

I am using a rather complex and custom template made by Wiley and try to translate it for a journal project published in french. If I understand well, babel translates the value of common class ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

How do I get TeX to recognize my class?

I have a file myclass.cls in a folder, and I made a new document that uses myclass. However, my class isn't being recognized as existing. I'm using TeXworks on a PC. How can I get the class working?
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Which package is needed to achieve this LaTeX output?

I've recently read a maths paper (outside of my area of study, economics) and it seems to use a font and/or style which I am unfamiliar with. I do not have access to the .tex or .cls file for this ...
5
votes
3answers
361 views

How to make such a CV in LaTeX?

I am not good to LaTeX. I think I need TikZ? It should look like this: Can anyone help me? How to do that? Which document class should be used, how to make the sectioning look like that on the ...
4
votes
3answers
142 views

Is memoir class like an extended version of book class?

Hope this is not a stupid question but I'm a newbie to LaTeX. I am using LaTeX to write my Humanities thesis and while I am concentrating on the content at the moment I am just using a template I ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Overview of page geometry, font sizes etc. of common document classes

Has someone precompiled a tabular or annotated graphical overview of the default lengths etc. of common LaTeX classes (standard, Koma/scr, memoir, beamer …) and put it on the net? I didn’t find any. ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Compiling a file with two document classes [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity: Is there a way to compile latex document with two document classes at once? Suppose that I have a paper which start with line: ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Conditional for documentclass [duplicate]

I was wondering whether it is possible to execute a command depending on the used documentclass. \documentclass{dinbrief} %\documentclass[a4paper]{letter} \usepackage{ifthen} \begin{document} ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

\rule Margin Spacing Issue for Horizontal Line

How can I get the horizontal line to not enter the right margin. It doesn't look symmetrical the way I have it. Ideally I would like the horizontal line to be the same distance from the side of the ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Inserting eps file into Quantitiave Finance's document class

I'm putting together a paper for submission to the journal of quantitative finance, they provide a latex template: ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

Is there a document class as described in this question? [duplicate]

I am writing notes for self-lecture on a computer screen on a daily basis (attending math courses). I never intend to print these notes on paper, so the concept of "pages" is quite annoying ; I am ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Lyx 2.x: Document Class Not Available - Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite PB 3

I'm running the latest Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta, and I ran into a problem installing MacTeX (2014) and LyX (2.1.2). Upon successful installation of both, LyX would launch with an error: "Document ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

add elsarticle class to texstudio

My question is generally about adding elsarticle document class to TeXStudio. In the installation documents it says that I should download .ins and .dtx files and compile them with latex. I don't know ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

LaTeX; Refer in one document-class to chapters in another document-class [duplicate]

I want to include an article (with documentclass: IEEEtran) into a report (with another, company specific, documentclass). I want to refer in the article (myarticle.pdf) to the ten appendices of the ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

TeXMaker can't find my own class file

I've been using TeXMaker for a while now and it usually works fine. A couple of months ago i wrote my own class and style files, started to use them and it worked fine. I had placed the .cls and .sty ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Redefined maketitle gives error

I'm currently using a template I found online, it included a .cls file that modified the usual \maketitle. Every time I compile with this class I get an error after the \maketitlesaying There's no ...
3
votes
1answer
111 views

listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
4
votes
2answers
84 views

Change \part counter to text: from I to ONE

I have included the \part command into my dissertation in \documentclass{report} which automatically uses Roman numerals: I, II, etc. as its counter. Is it possible to change these to text/string ...
2
votes
0answers
51 views

Interdependencies between subfig, subfigure and subcaption for journal papers

I am using informs3.cls template to write a paper. I have run into serious difficulty when making a figure with subfigures. The problem is that: subfigure package is obsolete. subfig is not ...
5
votes
1answer
79 views

Need help indexing subfigures: reference bugs using `subfigure` and `subcaption` not compatible with specialized document class

I'm a PhD student currently coding my dissertation into Latex. My school developed a customized document class that they strongly recommend using for compliance with layout and formatting standards. ...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

Making a homework template

Let's say I wanted to make a homework template (for math classes). Should I make a .cls file and use that as my document class, or use the standard article class and just make a .sty file to define ...
1
vote
0answers
97 views

Using refman document class within a different document class

I want to include a reference manual for my code within a document that uses the report class, in the appendices. Is that possible?
3
votes
1answer
34 views

How to change the behavior of a package via the class options?

I'm writing a document class based on the book class. In this class I have some code as below: \RequirePackage[total={10cm,18cm},paperwidth=16cm, paperheight=23cm]{geometry} ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Unifying article and report

I'm formating my thesis. When writing drafts I used documentclass article and now I'm migrating to a template which uses documentclass report. I don't like to manualy change \section to \chapter and ...
2
votes
0answers
694 views

.cls file not found

I'm running Windows 7 and have to run a special class file for my thesis. I've tried holding the file 'tutthesis.cls' in the same directory as the .tex file itself, but that didn't work. I also tried ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Creating static numbered sections in a document

I am thinking of writing a class file for this, but a basic problem is stumping me. I have a document with numbered sections in which a particular section (say section 23) always contains a certain ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

documentclass{book}: Page content aligned on bottom of page

I'm still a beginner on LaTeX, but at the moment I'm working on a book. I'm working with Gummi and for some reason I started my work with \documentclass{article}. As I changed the \documentclass to ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Document class breaking references [duplicate]

I am using this document class for a resume, however when I include the class, I cannot reference labels. I get the error: LaTeX Warning: Reference `LastPage' on page 1 undefined As you can see I ...
7
votes
1answer
720 views

How can I make my LaTeX paper look like this?

I've seen MANY papers created with LaTeX that have the following format: In particular, I like the font sizes and the way that section titles are centered and in all caps. Does anyone know if ...
3
votes
0answers
72 views

Single format, free (e.g. LPPL licenced), journal article documentclass with existing corresponding MS Word templates

We are planning a new open access scientific journal. I need to write Author's Guide, and hence prepare journal template - format. I want to have MS Word and Latex templates. Even though I wrote ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Create a document cover using style class

I'm wanting to create a latex class called projeto.cls that should create this report cover image below, which has the following headers and footer for all reports generated. The fields defined entrie ...
7
votes
2answers
166 views

Where can I find definition of starred version of \chapter command to redefine it

General question I need to redefine how starred version of \chapter command (that is \chapter*) works in book class. I found definition of not-starred version of \chapter command in book class: ...
1
vote
0answers
105 views

Warning about writing .cls files in texpad [closed]

I'm using texpad to typeset my documents. Everytime texpad compiles a document, a popup warning about denied writing permissions on the .cls file appears. Since I'm new to LaTeX, I do not know how ...
3
votes
1answer
114 views

Why does \maketitle break my document?

I have a paper to submit in an hour, and have an issue with the \maketitle command. The template provided to me does not work, and the instructor has told me to figure it out on my own. Here is a ...
4
votes
1answer
119 views

How to print without the image

I want to print a document without print the images too: just the position of them so the printer make the process faster (I have some big image and i don't want to spend ink and time to print them). ...
3
votes
1answer
66 views

Issue with custom styles

I am in the middle of writing a much needed report template and have hit more than a wall and cannot seem to figure out why some of the macros aren't loading. The two main files are massive and I ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Trying to compile lecture notes on just an iphone

Here's the source code of the tex file: http://pastebin.com/g6TfhMVi Here's the source of the notes.cls file: http://pastebin.com/FLLLS36F Right now I only have an iPhone and no other computers. I ...