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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 ...
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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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*.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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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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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: 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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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} ...
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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 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 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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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 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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Extra “appendix” when referencing using cleveref in elsarticle

How do I get rid of the extra "appendix" appearing when I cross-reference an appendix section? Example output is "...see appendix Appendix A". MWE as follows: \documentclass[preprint,3p]{elsarticle} ...
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Change “Abstract” Title Name in els Article Class

Good day, I've searched the archives and have tried using \renewcommand\abstractname{summary} to change the name of the abstract, but was not successful. Here's the working example of my code: ...
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float main tables/figures after main text THEN add appendix and appendix tables

I'm struggling with \usepackage{endfloat}, \documentclass[12pt]{elsarticle}, and the appendix. What I want: I want the main text, followed by tables and figures inserted/cited in the main text ...
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How to add normal text to frontmatter of elsarticle

I'm using the elsarticle documentclass for my paper. Beneath title and author, number of figures, tables etc. is requested on the titlepage. How can I write extra text in the frontmatter area? For ...
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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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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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Setting the date in an elsarticle

Consider the following elsarticle document: \documentclass[preprint,12pt]{elsarticle} \journal{Journal of something} \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \title{My article} \begin{abstract} Summary ...
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Citing problem in Elsarticle

I'm trying to cite in parenthesis format with the name of the author and the year but when I compile it, it keeps asking for the name of the author. here is my code: \documentclass[10pt, ...
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Table of Contents in Elsevier Class with two columns

How can I show a table of contents in one column and below of abstract in Elsevier Class, considering twocolumn and preprint as selected options? My minimal example is below. ...
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want table to look like this

I use lyx with elsarticle class with two-column document but I made span columns so table will span over the two columns. I tried it with adding the caption package: ...
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Turn off column length equalizing in elsarticle class

I'm working with the elsarticle class, available here. I have a lot of figures, and it seems like the class is using something equivalent to multicol to encourage columns to be of equal lengths within ...
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Why is this elsarticle code not correctly compiling my .bib file? [closed]

I'm using an example code from a previous question. The code for the elsarticle document class from that past question is: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% test_els.tex %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% ...
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Name order in “elsarticle-num-names” bib style [closed]

With the following document class: \documentclass[12pt]{report} and the following bib file and style: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv} \bibliography{References} or ...
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Drawing MATLAB plots in Latex

I have some 2D and 3D figures in MATLAB. Below are two samples of the same kind- and How to include these figures in LaTeX? Till now I am including the exported PNG image but that doesn't look ...
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Strange result in the bibliography with @misc

I'm writing a paper for an Elsevier journal using the template the provide. For the bibliography I'm using the style model1-num-names. I have a reference with the following bibtex: @Misc{SCA, ...
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How to decrease space height (margin) between equations

I want to decrease spaces(margin) height before and after equations because I found big space when text end and display formula appears or between equations each in separate line. Also I want to do ...
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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 ...
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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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Resize figures using subfloat environment in elsarticle class

I was working with the elsarticle class and subfig package for my article and I used the subfloat environment to include two pictures. However, the scaling of the pictures is completely wrong and the ...
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Remove the ugly borders and set different colors to hyperlinks using elsarticle template

I am using the elsarticle template to write something. I want to remove the ugly border and use different colors instead. My setting is as follows: ...