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*.sty file not found

This question is very similar to a previous post: Where do I place my own .sty files, to make them available to all my .tex files? I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter to compose and execute my ...
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Elsarticle frontmatter corresponding author

I believe I have followed the template exactly but as this following MWE shows I am getting an asterisk on both authors and not just the corresponding author. Do I have something in the wrong order ...
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Why does the compiler keeps telling me (forever) to rerun because labels have changed?

I have a LaTeX paper (multifile setup, using \input{} statements) that , since a few days ago, keeps telling me at each compile (both with pdflatex or latex): LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed....
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How to upload LaTeX manuscript, tables, figures, and auxiliary files to Elsevier's EES?

Can someone who has successfully submitted a LaTeX-based paper to the Elsevier Editorial System please describe the detailed steps needed, so that the paper builds correctly on EES, and can be ...
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Modify footer used by elsarticle.cls

I would like to modify the footer used by Elsevier's elsarticle.cls without editing the class file directly. I would like to eliminate the footer on the first page that states "Preprint submitted to ...
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elsarticle class not displaying email addresses

I am trying to format an article using the elsarticle class. I have followed the documentation included with the class file, but for some unknown (and incredibly irritating) reason the email ...
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elsarticle.cls and biblatex incompatibility

I would like to submit a paper to an Elsevier journal, which uses elsarticle document class. elsarticle loads natbib but I've been using biblatex instead of BibTeX throughout most of my files (I have ...
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elsarticle.cls not found when using TexMaker, but texlive-latex-extra is installed

I am trying to get my TeX document to build. I know this works because I've done it on another system, but I recently put Lubuntu on my linux partition, so everything is new again. I've installed ...
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elsarticle: appendix and a table of contents

Appendices does not work well in a table of contents for the elsarticle class. Example: \documentclass[number,sort&compress,3p]{elsarticle} \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \title{Example} \...
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Elsarticle: pagebreak before abstract

I am using the elsarticle template and according to the preparation rules the Abstract should be presented in page 2. Yet, the newpage is ignored. Any suggestion? Note that the Abstract is part of ...
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Methods for debugging package conflicts

... that don't make me want to pull my (remaining) hair out. I'm preparing a long journal article with a wide array of necessary packages and a publisher-specific class file. In this specific case, ...
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Bibliography style with elsarticle

I have trouble getting the form of citations I need. Once I cite I want to see authors' names and not numbers. The unconventional thing is that I have to use the documentclass elsarticle (This is ...
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Missing “References” heading

The word "References" does not appear before the references which I entered in my paper. The packages I am using are: \documentclass[final,times,1p,leqno,11pt]{elsarticle} \usepackage[latin1]{...
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Title “References” is missing in elsarticle class [duplicate]

I am beginner in LaTeX, and I am trying to use BibTeX to create a reference, I am using MiKTex 2.9 and TeXstudio 2.5.1 . I am trying to include references to my .tex file using BibTeX. I created a ....
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How do I put keywords into abstract in elsarticle?

I am really new to LaTeX. I am preparing a journal article in Tex Studio. I downloaded TexLive as well and am using it. Problem is \begin{keywords) returns unrecognized command. \end{abstract} \begin{...
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Elsarticle double-blind mode? [closed]

Is there a double-blind review mode for elsarticle.cls? The last journal I submitted to included a review mode for double-blind reviews that automatically removed most identifying info, e.g. authour ...
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How to suppress the final period (“.”) in paragraph titles?

When I run the following code, I get the paragraph title "Some title.". How do I get the compiler to suppress the period (".") in the paragraph title? \documentclass[3p,12pt,authoryear]{elsarticle} \...
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How to prevent name from appearing unnecessarily on single authored elsarticle?

In a single authored article using elsarticle document class, the author's name appears unnecessarily after his email and url. How can I prevent this from happening? \documentclass[final,times,...
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How to generate E-mail not Email in elsarticle.cls

I am using elsarticle.cls to typeset the paper. The journal requires "E-mail" not "Email". But elsarticle automatically gives "Email". I wonder how to correct it? I am using the following commands: ...
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shrink top and bottom margin of elsarticle template

I am using the latex template elsarticle from Elsevier, but I find that the top and bottom margin of this tempalte is too large, I would like to shrink the top and bottom margin. How can I do this? ...
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Turn off superscript when all authors have same affiliation (elsarticle)

I'm using the elsarticle class, which adds superscripts to link the author to their affiliation. However, all of the authors for my paper have the same affiliation, so it looks a little weird for them ...
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Problem with elsarticle and lineno

I am using the elsarticle class in order to typeset a preprint of an article I am writing. I wanted to add line numbering in order to make the revision easier, so I included the lineno package. This ...
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Year is missing for articles entries in elsarticle-num bibilography

I'm using the Elsevier article template. The problem is that bibliography article entries are not displayed as expected: the year is missing. Other entries (such as thesis) are displayed fine. I'm ...
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Remove title in nomenclature

I am using the nomencl environment within the elsarticle class to produce an overview of mathematical variables used in the paper. As this nomenclature should be part of the appendix, I would like to ...
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Formatting of institution as author with natbib and numbered references

I am editing a document to be submitted to an Elsevier journal. The Elsevier document class uses natbib to handle references. I am encountering a problem with the appearance of references that have an ...
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Elsarticle - number bibliography not working

I am trying to correctly format an article for Computers & Operations Research. They say I should use the "number" format to cite. I use elsarticle.cls and the documentation says that number ...
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How can I see why a file isn't compiling somewhere else, if it does in my machine?

I'm attempting to submit a paper using the Elsevier Editorial System in LaTeX, and in the final step before submission it builds a file with information, the cover letter, and hopefully the manuscript,...
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How to suppress indentation of first paragraph after heading?

I am writing a document in a class (elsarticle) that indents the first lines of all paragraphs, including the ones following headings. However, I would like to revert back to the default Latex ...
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Elsevier format 2 columns in Lyx

I would like to use Elsevier class to create paper in 2 column format as shown in authors guide: http://cdn.elsevier.com/assets/pdf_file/0011/109388/elsdoc.pdf (last page). I am using Lyx and kept the ...
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Problematic space between S and its subscript

Though I have solved this problem, I still want to hear the LaTeX community on this point. I also need to know if I have misunderstood anything, or if my fix is wrong. I have the following ...
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How can I center the caption above the table in “elsart” document class?

I am preparing a paper for Elsevier, then I used elsart document class. Tables are centered, but their captions are not centered. How can I solve this problem? This is my code: \documentclass{elsart}...
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how to justify left all numbered equations

I use displayed numberd formula in lyx the equations are appears in middel I want to justify left the equations I used elsarticl 2 column page format
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How I change the text width in the “Frontmatter” part?

I am using Elsevier document class (elsart) but I changed the page margins and also text width, but the text in "frontmatter" part remained unchanged. How can I change the margin or text width in that ...
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Arabtex & elsarticle [duplicate]

I am trying to make an article (elsarticle) uses English as main language and some Arabic words embedded using arabtex but this error is generated: Missing } inserted. \end{abstract} I wish some ...
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Elsarticle - Abstract two columns wide

I am currently trying to create an article in elsarticle style, twocolumn. The title and text end up in two columns, the abstract however is made two columns wide. Any ideas what I am doing wrong? ...
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Two abstracts in two languages in Elsevier class

I have a problem with putting two abstracts under the title of my article in elsevier class. I am using this code: \documentclass[preprint,10pt,3p]{elsarticle} %% \documentclass[preprint,review,...
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how to bold equation in lyx

I have equations inside text. I tried to bold equation from lyx text style->series bold but only text is bolded but equations are not. I can make font larger for equation and other options but bold ...
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First initials only in elsarticle (biblatex incompatible)

I have bib files with a mixture of full first names and first initials only (and the same for middle names). I have to submit a paper in elsarticle now and would like to make this consistently first ...
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Force page number in front matter of elsarticle

I am writing a document using the pre-packaged elsarticle template. I need to submit the paper so that there are page numbers on all pages, including the title page, in the upper right hand corner. I ...
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elsarticle: Changing symbol used in \tnoteref

In the elsarticle class, when you use the command \tnoteref, a star is placed at the end of the title and used as the symbol for the footnote, see the example below. I would like to change that to ...
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Author-number citation with elsarticle

With the elsarticle class, how can I achieve author-number citations? This is what I need: Smith and Dow [1] wrote Using \citep{SmithDow} wrote only prints [1] wrote and \citet{SmithDow} ...
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How to get bibliography with DOI instead of URL in elsarticle?

I'm using \documentclass[final,3p,twocolumn,number, sort&compress]{elsarticle} \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \begin{document} Text citing an article \cite{Andersen20132}. \bibliography{...
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elsarticle table and figure caption

I want to change the caption of elsarticle in LyX for table to be and for figures to be Mine is the following: I use the caption package in document preamble \usepackage[labelfont=bf,...
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Modify symbol generated by \thanks using elsart.cls

I'm using elsart.cls to format a paper I'm writing, but I would really like to use a different symbol for the footnote attached to the title for the acknowledgements. As it stands now, the \thanks ...
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elsevier class error

I've been trying LateX and Lyx out for a few days. Lyx is really a help for a new-comer and I had few troubles so far, except for some unknown errors when I was configuring elsarticle documentclass. ...
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elsarticle document class: front matter parts are written one over another

We are about to submit a paper to Elsevier, but it seems that something is wrong (or we are doing it wrong) in the front matter. This is the code bit: \author[FFNS]{One Author\corref{...
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Appendix in Elsevier (elsarticle.cls) Journal

I use (elsarticle.cls) for writing a journal paper for Elsevier Computer Networks Journal. I have an appendix section, I searched in manual for elsarticle.cls here: https://www.elsevier.com/__data/...
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How do I change the font size in elsarticle class?

First I used elsart and as usual the text font was 12pt, title font was 17pt bold, author font was 14.5pt and the address font was 11pt. but in elsarticle class, text font is 10pt, title is 14.5pt and ...
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Cases with long text at the end.

So I need an outlup like this: And this is the code i use: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,5p,twocolumn,preprint,review,authoryear]{elsarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \...
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About numbering of figures and tables in appendix {elsarticle.cls}

When I am using elsarticle.cls to write papers, I always meet the following problem. If I already have one picture (table) in main text and then I put another picture (table) in appendix, the ...