{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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Installing a class

I created a new class file to use. I have put the .cls file in the same directory as the original cls files (report, book etc) and im 100% sure the names match. The directory for me is: C:\Program ...
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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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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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elsarticle.cls keywords not printing while using prletters.sty [closed]

I am formatting a manuscript in a template provided by Elsevier PR Letters. However \begin{keywords}......\end{keywords} is not working when i am using prletters.sty provided by Elsevier specific to ...
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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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Understand .cls files and working with sig-alternate.cls

I'm a day-one LaTex user so bear with me. I need to format a paper I'm writting with the sig-alternate.cls template in LaTex. I've got LaTex installed with TexStudio and MixTeX along with the ...
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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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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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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} ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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Making boxed “problem” environment and a solution environment [closed]

I'm trying to make a template for my homework. I've been using a modification of the Harvey Mudd homework class, but there are some things I don't really like about it (functional and aesthetic). ...
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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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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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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). ...
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How to install an unavailable document class for LyX on Mac

I am new to LyX so I'm sorry if this question is really naive. I'm using LyX on a MacBook and I'm hoping to use the AEA document class on it. Since it is not available automatically, seems that I ...
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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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How to install (automatically) a new document class in Texmaker through MiKTeX? [closed]

I am trying to install a new document class style in Texmaker for a scientific journal. There is any direct way to install on Texmaker? This post discusses How can I manually install a package on ...
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Algorithms and amsart

Basically, I have copied the code from 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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converting documentclasses into environments: is it possible?

Rewritten question. For my phd-project i need to quote screenplays. I would like to keep the screenplay layout in my thesis. I know there is the document class called screenplay. Now i am wandering ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 is causing undefined control sequence?

I'm getting this error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.64 ...p(- \frac{E_j - E_i}{k_B T}) & \quad \text {: E_j > E_i}\\ ? ! Undefined ...
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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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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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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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Is there a class for writing novels?

Is there a class for writing novels? I know it's trivial to you, but I really need one.
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Difference between oneside and twoside options of documentclass [closed]

I have edited the question for the question to be of general value. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} what is the difference between the options ...
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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 ...