One of the standard {document-classes}, and one of the simplest to contain the {sectioning} command {chapter}; similar to {book}.

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Custom title page in report or book class?

I have a long academic report to write and I am thinking of using the book class or the report class? However in both these classes the title page has the title in the centre. I want to make my own ...
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Count number of figures, tables and citations in report class

I'm using report documentclass and trying to use totcount for counting figures, tables and references, but there are two problems: Figures and tables counters are reset for each chapter, so ...
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How to control chapter headings in report documentclass

I've been using Latex for a while but I'm now starting to write my thesis and I'm having trouble with the chapter headings. I'm using the report documentclass as it allows my to use the \include ...
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Strange blank page between abstract and ToC

I am puzzled by a blank page appearing between my abstract and ToC. Since I'm using the report document class, I am not expecting LaTeX to insert any blank pages. Here is a MWE showing the problem: % ...
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Error with \tableofcontents, after switching from report documentclass to amsbook and back again

I changed my documentclass from report to amsbook (from AMSLaTeX) and everything was fine. Then I decided to change it back to the report document class, but it will not compile. In order for it to ...
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Error in numbering theorems in section zero of a chapter in report

I'm writing a multichapter report and I'm having a problem with the theorems being numbered correctly of section zero of a new chapter. For instance, chapter two ends with Corollary 2.3.21 and ...
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Generating reports with LaTeX programmatically

Crystal Reports, JasperReports and many other report writers are conventionally used in software development practices when it comes to producing printer-ready reports. It would appear that a LaTeX ...
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Switching from memoir to report

I've been using memoir for a while now, and have started facing problems with modified output routine, this has forced me to seriously consider switching (back) to report class. What I'm going to ask ...
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Switching an existing document to memoir. How much trouble is it?

I'm really growing fond of the memoir package. I have a large document in which I use the report documentclass. How much trouble would it be to switch to memoir; i.e. what would I 'probably' need to ...
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Is it possible to modify @title?

In the following example, I would like to make the "look" of the title of the document same as that of a chapter heading. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Clear tableofcontents page in book or report

How do I clear the \tableofcontents page in book or report? \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} % i need clear this page {\thispagestyle{empty} %but is not work ...
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How to change formatting of \part in a .cls file?

I'm using an external .cls file, which is based on the report.cls template. I need to change the formatting of the top-level parts (i.e. \part objects) in the table of contents, and on the \part ...
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Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences?

What are the main differences between the book, report, and article document classes? I am interested in the following: visual differences in the final document; differences in the way the ...
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How to have the article mode presentation for multibib with report mode

I make a bibliography divided into two parts using multibib with this code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrreprt} ... \usepackage{multibib} ... \newcites{doc}{Documentation citees} ... ...
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How to convert a document from article to report?

Is there another way of doing this besides doing a manual find "section"/ replace all with "chapter" (and the same for subsections, subsubsections etc.) ?
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Report, how to start with a “right”-page?

I am writing a report and use the following preamble: \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage[lmargin=25mm,rmargin=25mm,tmargin=27mm,bmargin=30mm]{geometry} Now latex think that ...
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How can I format the header without italics in reports without using fancyhdr?

I am writing a report. I set \pagestyle{headings} which looks well, but formats the chapter in italics instead of normalfont. How can I change this to normalfont or boldfont, without using fancyhdr? ...
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article vs. report

\section{Section title here}} \subsection*{The subsection without numbers, but want it to appear in TOC} \addcontentsline{toc}{subsection}{The subsection without numbers, but want it to appear in TOC} ...
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How to start new chapters on the right hand side

I use the report document class, and I would like that chapters always start on the right hand side, anyone an idea how this could be easily done?