{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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How to use downloaded moderncv template with MiKTeX?

I have downloaded a template named moderncv but don't know how to use it. As I am a beginner, please suggest me the pdf's describing the solution.
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Free online quiz maker with LaTeX (MathJax)

Can anyone suggest (from personal experience) a reliable free online quiz (exam) maker with MathJax support (displaying rendered equations in a webpage)? I mean a system for online testing. The main ...
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Template for American Journal of Psychiatry

At http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/ajp_ifora.aspx#04 I find a detailed list of requirements associated with submitting an article to the American Journal of Psychiatry: All parts of the manuscript ...
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Typesetting magazine style articles [closed]

I am trying to compose a two column magazine style article (for a hobby) with callouts, multiple typefaces, etc. Are there examples of style files and class files that do something similar?
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Converting FSU LaTeX template to LyX [closed]

I wrote my dissertation thesis in LyX and FSU has a LaTeX template for theses. I was wondering if someone could help me convert the LaTeX template to LyX so that I could compile everything in my ...
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Document class for writing class note

I would like to know the document class to write my lecture notes and assignments questions which I will be using for a course I am teaching. I want your valuable suggestions in this regard.
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Changing the template for inline math mode in TeXStudio

Does anybody know how to change the template for "inline math mode"? The default is when you press Ctrl + Shift + M is creates the following $   $ (two dollar signs a three spaces ...
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Loading a class within a class [duplicate]

I'm trying to develop a set of custom classes. They are all very similar, but each do slightly different things (a custom letter, article and report for example. Since they share things in common, I ...
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Customizing cover sheet for dissertation [duplicate]

Hi I am working on my dissertation. I need my cover sheet to be like following. Dissertation Title My name (centered) ...
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Template compiling - biber, pdflatex, makeindex required to run in order

I'm using a template called Legrand Orange Book from http://www.latextemplates.com It compiles fine with TeXShop (part of the MacTeX distribution), but I'm not sure I'm doing it exactly right. I ...
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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 [closed]

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, ...