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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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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 ...
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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): ...
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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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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 Install SVMult

I'm struggling actually with an article to send to Springer. They ask me to use SVMult class. In my case I use \documentclass{SVMult} unsuccesfully. It is impossible to send or even continue writing ...
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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 ...
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PNAS two column not displaying

I'm trying to use the PNAS two column class (pnastwo.cls). I include it by writing \documentclass{pnastwo} in my tex file. However, it still shows the text as one column. Why is that happening and ...
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Table ref not displaying in PNAS format

I'm using the PNAS two column style (pnastwo.cls). As per the answer here, I need to wrap my text in the article environment to have it actually display in two columns. However, this makes it so that ...
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how to create book with multiple exam question papers in chapters?

I want to bundle together multiple exam question papers in the form of a bound book to be handed out as practice problems. The exam question papers are mainly objective MCQs. Each chapter will have ...
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Using cls file - “the document class provides `book'.”

I am co-writing a book and I've been sent the publishers LaTeX template which contains their style files. At first I was getting the error ietbook.cls file not found - the following seemed to be the ...
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Comprehensive overview of the existing latex classes. Or how to choose the right class? [duplicate]

Latex classes are really useful as they provide ready and easy to use implementation of complex formatting, styling and rendering methods. In fact, it is one of the most interesting feature of the ...
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Positioning of toc, chapters, bibliography in book class

In \documentclass{mwbk or book} chapters, table of contents, bibliography default are located at some distance from the top of the page/header. Does anyone have an idea how to move their location on ...
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Extra vertical space after frame in document class {book} when a image not fit on the page

I create a two side document for a book. When I insert a image after some text and frame that not fit on the page, the text between frame and image starts in bottom of the page and created extra ...
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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 ...
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Change spacing of the matching environment in examdesign?

I'm using the matching environment in the examdesign class. My problem is that the left column contains longish sentences that makes the layout look a bit wonky: Is there a simple way to extend the ...
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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

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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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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Custom LaTeX Report Class

This is my first question and I'm new to LaTeX. I've probably jumped into the deep end here, but I found an interesting class that I want to learn how to use. First of all, I have Tex Live 2011 ...
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How to APA 6th in LaTeX?

I have previously been writing psychology manuscripts according to the standards of the American Psychological Association (APA, version 5) using the excellent apa class, with apacite managing my ...
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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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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, ...
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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: ...
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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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Class Variables

I am exploring the use of class options, I was under the impression that optional arguments presented at the point of class declaration, were subsequently presented to all packages used thereafter. ...
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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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change the options of documentclass for specific pages

I am using the following document class: \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{Thesis} As far as i understand the twoside option except from changing the margin in a book format style it also starts a ...
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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 ...
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Row spacing of multi-line paragraph cell in `tabular` in the `res` document class

I was trying to compose my CV (as a mathematician) in LaTeX, and found the document class res on CTAN that appealed to me aesthetically. The cls file for this document class can be found here: ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I disable italics in the body text of a theorem without amsthm/ntheorem?

I'm submitting a paper and am required to use a provided document class which defines its own theorem environments, so I can't use packages like amsthm or ntheorem. The class doesn't define a ...
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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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Changing document format regardless of the document class!

Is there any way to change the format of a document such as single/double column, margins, etc regardless of the documentclass used? I am using iopart.cls and it does not have a twocolumn option. ...