{rules} is about drawing lines (also called rules). Popular packages are {booktabs} (which provides high quality table rules) and {dashrule}.

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How can I eliminate the epigraph rule?

I use the epigraph package to define the following declaration that looks as follows: \epigraph{This work has appeared in:}{Max Mustermann, How the Euro will crash.} That looks then as follows This ...
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How to set style of header and footer with horizontal lines in report document type?

How can I set the header and footer for pages as in the picture below: On the top - title of the document and horizontal line below it. On the bottom - author's name and title of subsection on the ...
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How can I put a line above a section heading and prevent a page break between?

We have designed a class for some journal. We wanted our section titles to be separated by a horizontal line from the previous line. Here is the code: \def\section{% \vskip 1.2\@bls% \hrule ...
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Ruled lines on the bottom half of each page?

I'm trying to typeset a version of a document that will have the document on the half of each page, but I want the bottom half to have thin ruled lines for note taking. Any one have any thoughts about ...
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Create a vertical line in a table that spans a range of rows but not all rows

I'm interested in methods to create a vertical line in a table that spans a range of rows but not all rows. I've found one solution below, but is there another solution such as \cline which allows ...
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How to draw a line between two paragraphs of my text?

Its just as the title sys. Thanks.
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Footnote separator

How can I remove the separator line between the footnotes and the text?
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LaTeX tables: How do I make bold horizontal lines (typically \hline)?

The title says it all: In LaTeX tables: How do I make bold horizontal lines (typically \hline)?
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How can i add a “field” for handwritten text?

I need to add a bunch of fields for a handwritten text to my document that look like this: Your Name ___________ Your Age ___________ As an example, I can show you the form that I have to ...
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Totally sweet horizontal rules in LaTeX

I have been trying to find a way to easily drop a nice horizontal rule into a LaTeX document. \hline just makes a line across the page. It would seem that some package must provide something that is ...