{templates} is about templates built on {document-classes} to provide the basis for a particular document type. Questions with this tag should be about the features of the template, not the underlying class.

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\frontmatter causes bad text formatting

When I insert \frontmatter into my LaTeX document, it causes all of the text to be centered and in the wrong font. I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book ...
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How can I insert a logo image as default in a template? [duplicate]

I'm creating a new beamer template from Dresden theme. I want to put a logo as default in this theme. Right now, I have to insert the logo image inside every working folder.
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Finding LaTeX source code for a common template

I often see documents formatted like the following: and with sleek boxes and a nice outline at the top of each slide. I like this style; would anyone happen to know where I can find the ...
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Installing a LaTeX template that has only .tex files

I downloaded the Legrand Orange Book template from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/the-legrand-orange-book , but I can't figure out how to actually install/use it. When I downloaded memoir, it ...
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Chessboard Book of exercises: Layout template

I am trying to create a book of exercises and I want to make a template. I want to have 3 diagrams side by side. The layout of one exercise is like the description below. I have found out that I can ...
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How to remove the indentation from the first line of a paragraph

I am using a template provided by our university. I have read and tried many way to remove the indent from the first line in a paragraph. I have the paragraph below: \paragraph{1. Number of Sides ...
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Change CV layout [duplicate]

I'm a beginner. I tried to write my CV in LaTeX and I downloaded the template from LaTeX Templates. I used the \cvitem command but I got a problem. The margin seems too short to show all worlds in ...
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Persian Thesis Template

Is there any M.Sc. Thesis LaTeX template available ? It would be nice if it is according to rules of Sharif University in writing Thesis!
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Cheatsheet template

I would like to create a cheatsheet with a number of boxes positioned on the page. Each box would contain a title and examples of that category. Boxes could vary in length, so this is not a rigid ...
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How to integrate conference/ journal TeX templates with LyX?

A possible duplicate using LYX to write journal with given formatting but re-adding for no answers given. The comment to abstain from "LyX-ifying" isn't very helpful and moreover, I have an extensive ...
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How big should margins be on a typographically (and visually) pleasing CV?

Given that neither Why are default LaTeX margins so big? nor LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae explicitly touches on this topic, I'd like to close a gap in my understanding: How big ...
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Europass 2013 Curriculum Vitae [closed]

Is there any new template for the Europass Curriculum Vitae 2013? I'm aware of the both the europecv and moderncv packages, but I'm looking for something with the "new" (as of July 2013) version of ...
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assigning font size in .sty files

I am using a LaTeX template which contains a .sty file. The problem is that I am getting error for the below line which is shown below it. \font\chaptocfont=\helveticabold ERROR: ! Font ...
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What template has the least “wasted” space for headings, sections, etc

Does anyone have suggestions for a document template that doesn't look terrible but is the most economical with regard to space used up for headings, sections, titles, and so forth? The AMS article ...
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Links of book templates [duplicate]

This report is written by using R and Latex. I am kind of curious to see the Latex and R codes behind the generation of this excellent report. Can anyone suggest me some links directing to excellent ...
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latex template for Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

Could anyone let me know if such a template is available? I have been searching for a while with no luck... Thanks a lot in advance! David
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Executive Summary [closed]

I want to present an executive summary of a project I'm working on to my company and boss, i.e., I want to deliver a couple of pages that do not look like an article, but at the same time look nice ...
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How do you start out each document? [duplicate]

As in, do you have a .tex file from which you begin every document? This hypothetical file would contain most of the things you use in each document on a regular basis. For example, here's my ...
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Creation of a new poster template

Elena Botoeva has written a package with 5 templates for posters, called fancytikzposter, consisting of a unique TikZ picture. Her class had some success (see here) I am looking for a way to improve ...
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How can I create a layout for corporate documents using LyX? [closed]

My employer has a layout, current stored as a Microsoft Word template that is used for all sorts of different documents. (There are a few related templates for specific types of documents.) The ...
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titlesec errors out with res documentclass?

\documentclass{res} \usepackage[compact]{titlesec} \begin{document} \end{document} gives ! Argument of \section has an extra }. error and few other errors. Is there anything wrong ...
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Trying to create simple template for novice users

I am trying to create a simple template for students to create a one page abstract. The idea is that they just define their title, author, and abstract, and another file could actually have the main ...
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Colored bar above title in LaTeX beamer

I wrote an unofficial beamer template for my university. I put the beamer style file and example presentation on github: https://github.com/broesel007/dshsbeamer Here my question: How can I add a ...
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Nice template for writing a speech

The title says it all. I think that a beautiful speech deserves to be written in a beautiful template. I can just simply take a basic article or something alike and type the speech, but as a LaTeX ...
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Latex Beamer template setting with a red frametitle background and the logo at top left of every frame

I'm quite new with Beamer. But when I used it last week, I just couldn't quit. I have a presentation the day after tomorrow, I have already my slides done with beamer. However, my chief hopes that ...
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Disappearance of the table title/caption, when using colortbl

I'm formatting a manuscript according to the PNAS style, as prescribed in http://www.pnas.org/site/authors/LaTex.xhtml When I color my table using the package colortbl, the title/caption disappears ...
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More compact Algorithm template in Latex

All, I am using the following Algorithm template: \usepackage{algorithmicx} \usepackage[ruled]{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \vspace{-0.2cm}% \alglanguage{pseudocode} ...
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TeXworks freezes when opening from template [closed]

Today I created a new template in the Basic LateX template folder for TeXWorks. Since then, TeXWorks freezes whenever I try to 'open from template.' The templates themselves still work when I open ...
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Black bar header, condensed font

Very often I see LaTeX typset documents which have a header similar to this: The header is sandwiched by a double black bar and has a distinctive skinny font. What is used to achieve this effect? ...
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Japanese practise paper (Genkou Youshi)

I'm trying to figure out a way of creating a Japanese character practice sheet. The type that I'm looking to create looks a little like the Genkou Youshi that this question was looking to cover. ...
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greek in latex-template thesis

I am using TexMaker and I have just found a beautiful template for my thesis http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I have the problem that i can't write greeks. I have tried ...
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Unable to compile a template

I can't use this template with TexStudio. I tried XeLaTex and LuaLaTeX but didn't work.
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Latex packages / templates for maths exercises [duplicate]

I'm enrolled in a mathematics course where we are supposed to return our solutions to weekly exercises as PDF files. There seems not to be any general official guidelines other than "it's legible", ...
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Removing keywords and subject descriptors from a ACM template

I'm trying to customize a ACM template, the Large Format Single Column one [1] and really the main thing I want to get rid of is the subject descriptors and keywords part. I realize how important they ...
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What LaTeX / LyX classes, modules and templates are available for novel writing?

I'm very new to LyX and LaTeX, but keep seeing it mentioned while Googling for composing a novel. I'm understanding that it might offer the simplicity of being able to focus on writing the story, ...
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transform text from one template to another

I use laTex for formatting my papers and I use GIT for version controlling the papers i write, once i have a final cut of the paper i go hunting for suitable conferences. most of these have their own ...
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Templates for NOT math-based books?

I need neat templates for books which aren't about maths or any other science - just your everyday HarryPotter-ish book you read to get your mind off all the bad things happening during the day. So ...
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Code improvement and suggestions in template

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[text={4.95in,7.5in},centering,bottom=1.5in,showframe]{geometry} \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} ...
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Editing a Custom Class File to Eliminate Blank Pages, Fix TOC

I am using a modified BYU Thesis Template for my thesis. This template has two undesired features that I would like to eliminate: The template creates blank pages in various places. Examples are ...
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Latex compile errors with copernicus discussions template

I'm trying to compile a paper using the template for Copernicus publishing. In particular, I'm trying to use the Ocean Science Discussion option. Here is a code snippet: \documentclass[osd, ...
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Gym Workout log template in LaTeX

Can anyone suggest or, maybe, share their own gym workout logs created using LaTeX? Something like this, for instance. Template 1: From Builtlean Source Template 2: From Builtlean Source
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UK CV templates [closed]

I am looking for a UK CV style layout in LaTex, the only ones I seem to be able to find are all American based. Can anyone point me in the right direction.
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How to make a given LaTeX template compatible with my LyX file?

I have already written my entire thesis in LyX. But my university has a fixed LaTeX format in which I've to turn my thesis in. Kindly advise.
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How to create a receipt / facture?

I would like to make a standard template for receipts. It should have the usual stuff, i.e.: name, date, concept, amount given, etc. since they could be used for payments such as rent or just plain ...
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two column article templates

I have been looking on tex.stackexchange and Googling but I can't find a decent two column template. Does anyone know of site or have a template for a two column article style tex file? That has a ...
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O'Reilly template

I don't know for you, but on my side, I'm a big fan of the O'Reilly book presentation. I was wondering if some of you know where I could find a LaTeX template with the same presentation ?
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Authors with multiple affiliations

The problem Using this template I want to have an author in the list of authors with multiple affiliations. Like in this mockup ("Othercoauthor" has multiple affiliations): The code This is ...
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Importing my TeX Template fails

I am trying to get the TeX template of my university into my LyX where I have written my thesis already before trying this and I am freaking out. The full template can be retrieved from ...
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Creating a section template

I'm reading a lot of papers, and writing notes on them as I go. I want to make a single document containing one \section for every proceedings-year, with a \subsection for every paper. (I'm using ...
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XeLaTeX and bib entries with nocite

I am using xelatex to compile my document for the first time. I would like to know what exactly I am doing wrong, because it is no generating any bibtex entries with nocite command. Main File - ...