{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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A good template for note taking

One of the problems that I have read that people say about LaTeX is it isn't very good for quick note taking. Has anyone used LaTeX for quick note taking? If so what template have you used? And how ...
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Template of old research document

I've been looking at this PDF, and I can't figure out what template it is. It looks vaguely similar to this post: Showcase of beautiful typography done in TeX & friends What I'm trying to ...
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Trouble formatting createspace template in memoir

I have just begun to use memoir and I am already having trouble understanding exactly how to make this work. I will refer to the manual but I would like the experts here to explain to me in simple ...
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Templates for generating timesheets

Are there templates for generating weekly time sheets in LaTeX? Ideally something that would minimize duplicate entries by computing totals and days-of-week.
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Is there a common pgfplots styles/templates repository

I (try to) use the same plot layout in pgfplots everytime. I keep having to input the same details and although I do my best to cut and paste, it would be great if there were a simple set of chart ...
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How can I use one column in the proc document class?

I'm making a 5 pages report about this year's activities. Using the proceedings document class I managed to get very close to the format I've been required to use, but I just can't make it to work ...
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Problem using a LaTeX template for writing thesis

I have downloaded a template for writing thesis from MIT website, which can be found here. In the file main.tex, I have to modify the following code: \typein [\files]{Enter file names to process, ...
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Developing a document class using a Writer2LaTeX-generated document as a starting point

Background My university is finally starting to become more LaTeX-aware and has developed and published a document class for theses and memoirs. This class is based on the memoir class and is now ...
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Templates for NSF grant applications

Are there any good LaTeX templates or classes available which comply to NSF formatting requirements? In particular, I'm looking for a template for the "biographical sketch."
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how to get the ws-procs9x6 document class to work with subcaption package?

I have a problem concerning the ws-procs9x6 document class furnished by a conference. I can't get it work with the caption & subcaption or even subfig packages to work with it, which is a problem ...
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How can I use align environment in conjuction with iopart.cls class?

I would like to use align environment over eqnarray for typesetting my equations. However the publisher forces to use the iopart.cls as the article class file which, as they mentioned, is incompatible ...
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Lyx template for scientific paper

Anyone know of any simple Template for scientific paper which is easy to modify and looks great? So that i don't have to use several hour to find out the syntax.
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LaTeX template for a technical reference manual / user guide?

I'm looking to use LaTeX for my technical documentation needs (such as reference manuals, user guides, etc). Could I use your template to quickly get started in order to avoid being overwhelming by ...
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Fancy templates for chapter styles, headings, colours and spacing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fancy chapter headings I am new to latex but decided to write my thesis with it. However, I think the standard layout of latex is not super fancy meaning the chapter ...
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What's a good typewriter template?

I'm searching for a template which makes a document look like it's written with a real typewriter. Ideally, this means it's not only in mono-spaced font, but the hyphenation is adjusted accordingly. ...
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Octavo environment stanza break spacing

In the octavo document-class, there is (as in many others) a verse environment for the setting of poetry; however, breaking stanzas appears to be unimplemented: there's no difference in vertical ...
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Best LaTeX Templates for books and lecture notes

I have written and submitted a lectures series in mathematics in arXiv, arXiv:1211.3404. Its format is book, but I have some difficulties with it. For example for page numbering, indexing, etc. I am ...
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Automating the creation of name badges for an event

We are organizing an event. There will be around 60 participants and I need to prepare name badges (tags) for them. The badge will involve, name surname and affiliation fields which is different for ...
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Templates for “notes-examples-… environment”

Books often use special environments to display examples, theoretical details, notes, etc. Here is one example: Do you know any website that collects templates for this kind of special environments ...
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LaTeX style or macro for detailed response to referee report

Is there a suitable macro (or even style) for responses to referees and editor? These often entails several points to that need to be addressed. It would be nice to, say, quote the original text ...
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How can I start using resume templates with LaTeX?

I am trying to write my resume using Latex, to have a better document and attract more interest from the recruiters. Internet is full of places with lots of templates and walk-troughs to build it up. ...
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How to remove the line “Received; acceped” from title?

I am using the aastex.lyx template to write an article and I cannot find a way to remove the "Received; -------- Accepted" line coming after the title. Does anyone know how to remove it ?
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How should a salary negotiation letter look like? [closed]

Does anyone know if there exists a template for salary negotiation? Or perhaps how one should look like?
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Setting up a LaTeX document using the Uggedall or tufte-latex templates

I’ve used LaTex before for a while, but (1) it’s been ages, and (2) I’ve only really had to import minor packages for a basic template. Having come across templates/classes like Uggedal’s and ...
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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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Does anyone know the name of this template?

Although I like LaTeX, I am a bit bored of the default template and would like to use something looking more like this: http://www.ens-lyon.fr/DSM/SDMsite/M2/stages_M2/Debierre2012.pdf Does anyone the ...
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Float reference only appears when using [h] here float placement [closed]

I'm typesetting an article using PNAS' template for two-column articles: http://www.pnas.org/misc/PNASTWO.CLS My problem is that if I include a figure or table: \begin{figure} \caption{my figure} ...
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Algorithm counter is broken with journal style file

With the style file gSCS2e.cls, found at http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/gscslatex.zip as well as the algorithm package, if I compile the following LaTeX document, the Algorithm counter seems ...
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How to write a LaTeX class file for my thesis

I want to design a new LaTeX for my college thesis, so that all students could use it. I have decent understanding of how LaTeX works. I am looking for some nice article explaining how to write a ...
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LaTeX template enforcing predefined document structure

Is there a way to design a LaTeX template that would either enforce given sections, subsections, etc or generate an error if a given section label were missing upon compilation? For example, suppose ...
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How to vertically align some text in a table?

EDIT I was given the following code for a table template (modified in order to take into account David's remarks below) : \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, final]{article} \usepackage{array} ...
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LaTeX template for a report

I am fairly new to LaTeX. I am writing a report in LaTeX and I would like to know if anybody can give me the right hint. The Report is a mix of text, tables and graphs. It should have also headers and ...
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oneside option gives error

I'm writing my thesis and I have a problem: if I put twoside in the options I obtain no error. I need to print oneside so I put the option oneside but I obtained hundreds errors. This is my code: ...
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WinEdt keeps compiling a closed document

I have a simple template whose codes I copy over to a new document each time. But once in a while, when I compile the new document, the old template still shows up as the dvi (despite multiple ...
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Documentation of “%! TeX” codes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When and why should I use %!TEX TS-program and %!TEX encoding? I want to create a list of "%! TeX" codes to a documentation file for my template and want it to be as ...
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How do I go about typesetting a Genkou Youshi page?

I wanted to create a simple sort of template, for printing and then using by hand. The one I want to create is called Genkō yōshi (原稿用紙, "manuscript paper"), which is nothing more than those squares ...
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How do you draw the “snake” arrow for the connecting homomorphism in the snake lemma?

How does one draw the "snake" arrow for the connecting homomorphism when using the snake lemma? I'd also be interested in drawing similar arrows act as "carriage returns" when considering a long ...
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Remove chapter number on algorithm numbers (scrbook)

I write my bachelor thesis using a document class provided by our institute based on scrbook. I write pseudo-codes using algorithm2e which I put in the appendix since otherwise they would "interrupt" ...
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Where to save lco templates for scrlttr2 letters?

In the german Koma Script Book I read about the elegant way to predefine the personal address in a .lco file like this ~/texmf/tex/latex/jd_private_v001.lco # <- added answer here for other ...
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In beamer, problem positioning images (logo and background) and text in a robust way when creating my own template (title frame and following frames)

I have now been struggling for a few days on what I thought should be fairly easy. I am trying to create a template resembling my university's powerpoint template. Title page: I am trying to import ...
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I'd like to include Markdown in a LaTeX file

I have a LaTeX file, foo.tex and a bunch of markdown files {1..N}.markdown in the same directory. Basically, I'd like to be able to \include{1.markdown} and have the markdown rendered to LaTeX and ...
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\begin{citacao} abntex top and bottom margin [closed]

How can I remove the top and bottom margin of the citacao item in abntex? It currently looks like this image: I need it to have just a single space between lines. The abntex implementation is ...
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Can LaTeX be used to make a sheet of blank lines?

Specifically, a bunch of them; for a sign-in sheet, list of signatures for a petition or a worksheet with short answer essay style questions.
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LaTeX template for writing a novel

I'd like to use LaTeX to write a novel. Could you recommend me any template?
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europecv and biblatex compatibility problem

I use the europecv class and I'd like to use my biblatex bibliographies inside. It turns out that europecv needs the ucs package which is incompatible. Any idea how to deal with this problem?
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Titlesec and ACM conference format: How to get proper capitalization of sections

The ACM conference format requires that the first three sections "Catagories and Subject Descriptors", "General Terms" and "Keywords" be special sections with lowercase titles. All other sections ...
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How can I get just the table of contents to take the full page width?

I am using the template provided from http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/karrer_thesistemplate for my master thesis. The template is built so that there are margin notes at each page and is using the book ...
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sample texts for a template

I am looking for some sample text, or a sample document which includes most basic LaTeX code structures such as sections, paragraphs, item lists, equations, tables, figures. I would like to include it ...
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Latex templates for project management tasks

Where can I find latex templates for project management tasks like work-breakdown structure doc, CPM/PERT diagrams, final project reports etc ? Examples here: link1 link2 link3 link4 link5
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Problems with overriding the values in a cls file

I'm writing a thesis and I'm trying to make the Table of Contents single spaced. This question was asked before and I tried the following solution in my .tex file: \begin{singlespace} ...