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{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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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, ...
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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 - ...
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changebar in ToC in LaTeX [closed]

Is it possible to put the change bars (in a LaTeX doc) in table of content of the individual sections? e.g I have some changes in section 4.3.1 and O would like to have change bar in the table of ...
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Omitting the date from auto insert template and modifying the items to sentence case

I am using a template which insert the date automatically. How I can remove the date? Besides, in itemizing it in upper case and put the text in center. I would like to have items in a sentence case ...
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LyX template for legislation? [closed]

Anyone know of any simple template for legislation which is easy to modify and looks great so I don't have to spend several hours to figure out the syntax? Edit: By legislation, I mean something ...
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harvard-thesis template and error using bm package

I have a following problem. I use harvard-thesis package to write my thesis and I have a problem, when I want to use a package bm. Here is a minimal example. Using this code: %!TEX TS-program = ...
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Child's birthday invitation template

I am trying to do a birthday invitation for my daughter for her 4th birthday. Are there ready-made Latex templates available? So far I was just downloading some bitmap templates and using GIMP to fill ...
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How do I set variables in latex template used for pandoc markdown to pdf conversion [closed]

I'm sorry if this is a bit of a pandoc question, but I'm hoping you tex users have some familiarity with latex templates within pandoc. I'm very new at this, but am excited to get a good work flow ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...