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!Latex error: Option clash for package geometry

Hi I am getting option clash package error where as I am declaring geometry package only once as below: \documentclass{vldb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \...
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Which LaTeX classes are most widely used for scholarly articles? [closed]

Which LaTeX classes for articles are widely used for preprints (e.g., ArXiv) or journal submissions? To avoid a huge list of class files, only include publisher's properietary class if they are used ...
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Changing header of Questionnaire sdaps

I am new to sdaps and I want edit below header, which was auto generated by sdaps. I was unable to edit this use using latex. I want Add description along with index number like this in to the ...
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How can I re-order front matters (i.e., Title page, Abstract, etc.)?

I am trying to put the front matter of my thesis as follows:Title page, Abstract, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures. But I was not able to edit the class file to ...
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Bibliography in document class aip-cp

I am using the documentclass aip-cp but I am having the message: You have requested document class aip-cp,but the document class provides article. But the document come out nicely. Besides, I am ...
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How can I use this font not only in math mode?

I'm trying to change the font in one text, but it only applied to math mode. I want it in everything. Adding \usepackage{gfsartemisia-euler} should do the trick. The preamble as it is now: \...
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Question about setting up workflow for making LaTeX documents containing mathematics

I want to make notes in the form of definitions, theorems, proofs (of theorems), examples and illustrations ( images ). Each definition, theorem, etc. is an item in a ( virtual ) list. The point being ...
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Typesetting an infinite page

How would I go about typesetting a document which will end up being printed on a long continuous roll of paper. The paper is 21cm wide (a vertical A4 page width) and infinitely long. Obviously I don'...
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Latex class for one page document

Which class should I use to write simple documents? With 'simple documents' I mean short documents (about one or two pages) without the indication of author, title and dates. Wikipedia says that ...
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Affiliation affected by document class

I am trying to add an affilliation to my article, using \afill In the first answer here, they use the document class \documentclass[a4paper]{article} While I need to use the document class \...
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Why don't book, report and article provide the same commands?

The popular question Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences? collects many differences between the book, report and article classes. In ...
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LyX 2.1.4 does't load Document Classes after using Reconfigure

I tried to add on the LyX (Windows 10) Layouts folder some .layouts, and after I run "Tools -> Reconfigure" and restarting LyX it doesn't neither the default classes. How can I solve this problem? I ...
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Name of the author vanishes on titlepage

I cannot figure out why everything but the author's name appear on my title page. I use \documentclass[12pt]{uvamath} from my university and \title{Title} \what{Blabla paper} \author{Person} \...
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Classes or styles for a standalone index

I'd like to create a document which is a standalone index (of reviews: the data are the reviewer, the volume and page, and the name of the reviewed item). Organising the data is not a problem (it is ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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Passing details (commands) between two

I'm working on my CV and the covering letter and I would like to compile both documents (two different document classes) in one run (more or less). Either way, I followed the example as shown in this ...
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How do I reproduce this document theme?

It seems to me very similar to the default Beamer theme. I like it very much and wish to produce article with it too. What should I do to reproduce this?
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File `sdaps.cls' not found error

I'm new to SDAPS. So after I followed the tutorial I tried with my own simple .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Operating System MCQ Paper} \date{\today} \author{...
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In what directory should I store my new LaTeX template?

I just downloaded the elsarticle document class. In the unzipped directory, there are .bst files, .tex files, a .sty file, a .pdf file, and a very unhelpful README. Where should I put these files in ...
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Paragraph ended before \@float@Hx was complete - problem inserting figure [duplicate]

I'm using a custom .cls (provided by my university) for thesis writing. I discovered that otherwise valid figure code (copied from other documents) doesn't work. Here is a full, simplified example: \...
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6x9 document class?

How do I explicitly define my documentclass to be 6x9 (i.e., typical book style)? \documentclass{article} %Russian-specific packages %-------------------------------------- \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Difficulty with the acronym package

Having a problem with the package acronym and the class file that my school provides. Not sure how to provide a MWE since I think the issue is tied up with the custom class file the university ...
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Creating a class file vs using packages

In my limited LaTeX experience, I've always found that I can accomplish what I want by just using the relevant set of packages, even for more complex formatting. If I were to try and create a ...
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TIKZ with the siamltex1213 class

pdflatex does not work with siamltex1213 class as mentioned in this question. Also TIKZ does not work with this class as mentioned in this comment. Are there any workarounds for using TIKZ with the ...
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Inherent issues in a resume template

I modified the resume template found here. I am facing the following issues: The bullet points are in the middle of the two lines, I am unable to place them directly before the beginning of a ...
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Titles not vertically aligned

I am writing a text using a class file designed by my university. This class file, however, does not allow for lists of symbols, so I am trying to modify it slightly in order to insert one. The class ...
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Algorithms and amsart

Basically, I have copied the code from an answer to this quesiton, for I have to translate some words. I have only changed documentclass from article to amsart. \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \...
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english-greek language in tccv document class

I am using tccv document class in order to create my cv in Greek. For this reason I mainly have two questions: (1) is it possible to print my name in Greek but leave "curriculum vitae" in English; (2) ...
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How can I make a professional looking article layout?

Elsevier and Springer and other publishers provide latex classes for authors, similar to the standard article class. But those classes don't have the full published formatting, it's just for ...
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Splitting a class file

I am writing a class file and I use a lot of constants (length, colours, strings…) that I would like to take out of the cls file for cleanliness. I have tried \ProvidesExplClass{textbook}{2015/05/23}{...
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Attempting to replicate some beautiful papers I have recently read

I have recently read some really beautiful papers: https://web.eecs.umich.edu/~zmao/Papers/conextDefendHijack07.pdf http://rio.ecs.umass.edu/mnilpub/papers/securecomm07.pdf Is anyone able to ...
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Text is too closely spaced preceding empheq environment [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question regarding a previous question: Previous Question In the dukedissertation document class the solution given in the link provided above leads to improper line spacing ...
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How to pass title (or other parameter) to class file

I know LaTeX just to the point of making simple documents and modifying simple characteristics of a document's layout. Now I'm creating a class for a kind of document in order not to have to copy a ...
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Conflict between TikZ and university dissertation *.cls file

When compiling a document using my university's dissertation class file and the TikZ package I receive 3 error messages: 1) Missing number, treated as zero [\xdef], 2) Undefined control sequence. [...
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Starting chapters on a right-hand page not working

As document class I'm using itsas_pfc, with the content I pasted below. I know it's big but, as I'm not very familar with LaTeX, I dont want to touch a lot the code so better if I post the entire ...
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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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Generic title command used to insert a pdf or text specified as key value

I'm trying to get my own generic title command I can use either to include a pdf file as a title page, is that file exists, or include a text subdivided in keys using the xkeyval package. My question ...
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Fixing a class file

This may be a problem with too narrow an audience for this forum, but I'm rather stuck at the moment. I'm attempting to build my dissertation document. My school's style guide is decidedly Word-...
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LaTeX for writing a fiction book [duplicate]

I am wondering if one can use TeX/LaTeX to write a full-fledged fiction book i.e. a prose, literature (not poetry) e.g. if Conan Doyle wished to write his Sherlock using TeX, what would you have in ...
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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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LaTeX document class for conference talk notes?

I want to typeset some notes I'm taking at talks within a conference. These are not lecture notes, and are taken online without being filled in later with information from textbooks or interaction ...
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How do I make the landscape option of documentclass work?

When i use landscape option of documentclass, It only rotates the paper and leaves the text as portrait, so the text almost touches the right margin. How do i use the landscape mode properly by ...
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Mysterious horizontal rule in custom class file

I am working on a customized class file for a journal project, and the output PDF is not what it should be. Here is a link to the customized class file I have been modifying: https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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formating lines in the paragraphs

I'm writing report in latex .But my document appear with not good style all lines in paragraphs not in same length >How to get that ? edit: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} %...
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Unused global option in KOMAscript wrapper class

I want to write several classes, most of them will use KOMA classes as base class. However I stumbled upon the problem that some options (mainly concerned with layout) are not processed if given in ...
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Installing packages in my private tree from a .ins file

I've recently created a document class and have not long finished wrapping it up into a DTX file. I have an installation file the looks like this: %% %% Licence info %% \input docstrip.tex \...
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How to prevent badly cut words in latex?

Here is the thought. I wish if there is any package or syntax in Latex that makes any arbitrary document class to cut words as less as possible? I mean for the sake of sentences at the end in a two-...
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Adjust margin: Chapter title extends in left margin

I am using a custom document class and template for my thesis. Both can be found here (they are really long, otherwise I'd copy and paste): https://wiki.cites.illinois.edu/wiki/display/ECEThesisReview/...
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Font Identification [duplicate]

Can anyone identify the font that is used in this article? Furthermore, is this font compatible with the 'article' class? Note: Using CTRL+D within Adobe Acrobat presents a number of fonts the ...
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How to unify fonts in references in a thesis class?

I would like to know what to do in order to unify the fonts in my document, especially in the references. As you can see, there is a problem at least with the arXiv part, which is with a bigger font (...