{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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mathcal and mathdesign with svjour class

I'd like to use mathdesign but I still want regular old mathcal. In this question it was suggested to use \let\mathcal\undefined \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathcal}{OMS}{cmsy}{m}{n} which works fine ...
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documentclass using amsmath, without sections

It's probably true that, thousands of times every day, someone somewhere writes a short explanation of some mathematical phenomenon, using equations, including alignment possibilities, lemmas and ...
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Create an template [duplicate]

I've been using the same format and setup of a front page in my homework's e.t.c and I've always wanted to just create an template file. (*.cls) I think? I.e. I don't want to see all my packages in ...
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What's a convenient/appropriate way to override my document class' \paragraph style?

The document class I'm using (ieeetran) typesets paragraphs as in the following: ------- [space here] a) The Paragraph Title In Italics:[space here]The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog. The ...
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How would I mix German and Icelandic diacritic characters in a single English document?

I'm trying to use the letter-classic class of the following version: \ProvidesClass{letter-classic}[2003/03/04 v1.1] The goal is to mix UTF-8 characters from German and Icelandic in an English ...
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Best documentclass for formulary (cheat sheet)

We are allowed to bring a formulary of 2 pages to our math exam. Obviously I need to put as much content on it as possible, using the tiniest font size available. Unfortunately I haven't found a ...
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wrong placement of figure in document

I want to insert the logo of my company at the beginning of the page(document). Here is the code for the same. Unfortunately, it spills over to the next page. \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=...
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How can I force an abstract to fit on the title page (if there is space) using the AASTeX package?

I am trying to format a paper using the AASTeX package. When I typeset the paper with the title, authors, authors' information, and the abstract, the abstract is automatically forced to the second ...
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Getting started with cls file

I am a newbie with LaTex, and today I need to start with CPE journal. I downloaded their document guidelines, which included a CLS, a TEX, a PDF and readme file. (you can get it from: http://...
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How to use autoref or cleveref when the theorem environments are in the class file?

The journal LMCS provides a style, lmcs.cls, that contains definition of theorems environments : %%% Theorem environments % the following environments switch to a slanted font: \theoremstyle{plain} ...
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Different font; what are my options?

I'm trying to build a LaTeX document class, so that documents for my association can be easily produced using LaTeX. The problem is, the documents use a very specific branding that includes a logo and ...
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TikZ won't support HSB color model hsb in article document class

I'm trying to use the wave color model in a tikz picture using the document class article. When I do, I get the error message "Unsupported color model 'hsb'". Consider the code below. \...
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Fixing first paragraph indentation in custom class

I've downloaded a LaTeX dissertation template from my university that comes with its own custom .cls file. One of the first things I noticed is the paragraph indentation. Every single paragraph is ...
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Wrong A4 measurements that are not “pagesize” solvable

I would like my pdf document to have an a4 format. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} \begin{document} Text, text, text... \end{document} Unfortunately, when I print the pdf document ...
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What does runningheads do in the documentclass?

Although I'm a TeX/LaTeX neophyte, I've taken on a rather ambitious project of updating Differential Calculus with SAGE. As I go along I'm using the existing tex document to teach myself what each ...
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How to provide a picture for a 'global' class? [duplicate]

Is there a way to provide pictures for a 'global accessible' class file? To use my own class and style files from everywhere, I put them in C:\Users\myself\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\2.9\tex\latex\...
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standalone package -> Error Message: infeasable parameter

I try to convert tex2png with the following lines and use pdflatex -shell-escape test.tex The following lines are in the text.tex \documentclass[ preview, convert ]{standalone} \begin{...
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Is there a unifying package for different editors styles

I'm regularly writing papers for different conferences and they all expect you to conform to a different cls, which I find to be a huge loss of time, since for every conference you have to relearn a ...
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How to find the parent of a class file

I am trying to use the ACM Small class in LyX. A LyX Wiki page says to create a LyX layout based on the parent of the class file: "Lets assume, the LaTeX class amcsiggraph.cls is a descendant of ...
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Remove blank page at end of \documentclass{letter}

When Trying to create a letter using the letter document class I get an unwanted blank page at the end of my document. It looks like it may be coming from the \begin{letter}{} macro as the first ...
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Modular LaTeX document preambles and class files

I have been debating whether or not to ask this question as I don't intend to create an overly broad unanswerable, or solely opinion based question, but I have decided that there are probably some ...
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insert a pdf image(created in Tex) in a beamer slide [duplicate]

I am facing difficulty in sizing the pdf image being imported into the beamer slide presentation. This is because the original image generated in tex has a lot of unused space. Please advise me how I ...
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LyX say that no classes are available

I'm using LyX for some Maths coursework, I've installed LyX with MiKTeX twice now (re-installed after first encountering this problem) but I'm still getting the same problems. Basically none of the ...
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creating a class file : one column abstract in two column article

I am trying to create a latex class file, the thing i want to do is to span the abstract and keywords to two columns like the one in example below. I need help in modifying the code in class file to ...
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IEEE Class File 'ieee.cls' Error When Using PGF and Friends (root cause is the color package)

I have to use the IEEE class file which can be found here: http://mocha-java.uccs.edu/ieee/ There you can download the class file itself (ieee.cls) and a demo tex file called ieeecls.tex. When I ...
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Remember an class option with newcommand and CurrentOption

I'm trying to make a class but it needs to remember its arguments I'm using the file \documentclass[x]{test} \begin{document} \end{document} With the class \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \...
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b5paper option for book document class abnormal results

I'm using the b5paper option with book document class. \documentclass[b5paper]{book} \usepackage{fullpage} %%added to emphasize the difference \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter} ...
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Tikz Graph without using a tikz document class

The following solution is absolutely perfect for my purposes, but I noticed that it requires \documentclass[tikz,border=5]{standalone}. Is there a way to get the same result with a standard \...
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Why doesn't nomenclature show up in TOC using this custom class?

Background: I'm trying to use a LaTeX class found HERE to create a thesis. The class has a scheme for enabling/disabling the creation of a "List of Symbols" using LaTeX's nomenclature package. When I ...
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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, ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) \psset{unit=1mm,linecolor=...
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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 ...
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Book-style page filling in article documentclass? [duplicate]

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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I get TeX to recognize my class? [closed]

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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: \documentclass[preprint,authoryear,12pt]{...
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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} \...
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\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 ...
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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: http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=rquf20&page=...