{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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Most useful additions in KOMA-Script?

(Background: I'm a beginner who will mostly use LaTeX for university articles and reports, but no math. Also, as I reside in Canada, the German typography conventions, which I understand KOMA-Script ...
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Are there any packages suited for making wedding invitations?

I'm getting married this coming winter, and it's about time to think about wedding invitations. Are their any document classes or packages suitable for this purpose?
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How to customize the standard report template

I am tired of writing company reports using MS Word, so I am looking for a way to define a custom template that follows the company branding. Basically what I would need to define is the following: ...
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Where do I place my own .sty or .cls files, to make them available to all my .tex files?

I know how to define a package or a class, but how do I make it available (to myself) at all times? Say I have the package file commonstuff.sty (or myprettyclass.cls), that I want to be able to ...
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Class for Curriculum Vitae [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae Which class do you recommend to write a CV? The answer will probably be different depending on the CV being used in the ...
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What are the available “documentclass” types and their uses?

Some of the available classes of documents in LaTeX are well known and widely used, such as the article and beamer classes, while others are not so well known, such as the standalone class. I found ...
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Where can I find a `datasheet' document class or a tutorial on how to create one?

I'd like to be able to make a datasheet for a module that I'm building. By datasheet, I mean a document containing: A title page, with the primary features, applications, and an application block ...
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Setting class options after \documentclass

Context: I'm working on my thesis, and the formatting requirements are pretty godawful. In addition to the version I submit to the grad school, I would like to also create a properly formatted version ...
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Best documentclass for class notes

Is there a documentclass specificaly for taking notes in a class? If not, what does the community see as things which should be included in such a class (which I'd be happy to write)? Edit: This was ...
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How to create posters using LaTeX

I want to create posters for my poster presentation on a conference. What tools or LaTeX classes are available for preparing posters ?
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Which document class is being used?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which document class is in effect? I'd like to be able to write conditional macros that behave differently depending on which document class is currently ...