{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 resume/curriculum vitae

If you have a TeX'ed resume, did you use a template or make your own? Are there any useful packages? What looks the most professional? How about special considerations for different areas of work ...
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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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LaTeX templates for writing a thesis

Aside from CTAN, what are good resources/repositories for Latex templates? In particular, I'm looking for some pretty Thesis templates (I'm familiar with classicthesis)
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Where to find custom beamer themes

I don't like default beamer themes very much. Where could I find some custom beamer themes?
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How can I contribute to CTAN?

I have create a template and some macros I would like to share. How can I contribute them to CTAN?
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Working with templates

I have just read the wonderful article LaTeX templates and realized that I have tried to practice this approach but there is one technical aspect which I don't know how to tackle. I am talking about ...
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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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Create a book cover with spine, rear page and flaps

I have just finished my thesis, and I want to ask if there is a way to create a front-title page with spine (I don't know if this is the right term for the area between front page and rear page)? I ...
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Nice looking invoices

Do you know of any nice looking invoice LaTeX template/class. I would like to create a web invoice engine (maybe on top of the scribtex engine) that compiles for me an invoice using the LaTeX engine ...
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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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Template for a book for children

I intend to (write and) typeset in LaTeX one or more books for my almost-4 child. They would be books telling a fairy tale (or the labours of Hercules, say) with one sentence and a large illustration ...
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How to disable automatic indentation on new paragraphs?

I'm using a template that I can't/shouldn't modify. This template forces that every time a new paragraph begins, there is an indentation added. In some rare cases this is just looking really ugly and ...
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Building TeX file from knitr Rnw as child of larger parent TeX file to use R objects and output

Here's my general problem: I'm writing my dissertation using a LaTeX template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis). The template is a parent file with multiple chapters as ...
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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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Business letter template with letterhead on the side

Is there a template for a letter that allows for the letterhead to have some of its elements on the side (in the left/right margin) in a vertical column or sidebar including a business logo? Somewhat ...
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how to create a template or document class for latex?

I need to write a document class or template, as for an article, letter, etc. Is there software for this? How do I set it up so that anyone can use my class just like \documentclass{article}?
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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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Painless Memoir Class Book Template

I would like to find a memoir class book template that has the basic features of a book already configured (with dummy type, dummy figures, etc.) that compiles properly, so I can just start writing ...
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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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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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Is there a good document template for making business cards?

Is there a good document template for making business cards?
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Questionnaire template? [duplicate]

Is there a template available that allows me to create questionnaires like this one? http://www.ergo-online.de/site.aspx?url=html/software/verfahren_zur_beurteilung_der/fragebogen_isonorm_online.htm ...
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“References” section in a CV

By "References", I mean the recommendation letter writers, For example, the VERY bottom of this CV, http://pages.uoregon.edu/bwebster/NSA-CV.pdf with 4 people. Can someone point to a CV template ...
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Implementing line-based corporate design in LaTeX

I would like to implement a line-based corporate design in LaTeX. This question is kind of a follow-up question to my earlier question How to write a report template to match corporate design. I have ...
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Survey or questionnaire document class or package?

I like to create surveys and questionnaires, what would be a good \documentclass or package to use?
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Template for cheat sheet

I have been working with LaTeX for a couple of years but I don't know anything about pure TeX. I find this LaTeX cheat sheet useful to remember some commands. So I'd like to have a LaTeX template for ...
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How to create Page-a-Day Calendar Template

Recently I got a page a day for math Puzzles. I was wondering if there is a LaTeX Template out there. I am trying to learn new Language and for that I thought to create page a day calender. Any help ...
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Huge white-space in latex template (springer journal)

I'm writing a paper for a Springer journal, so I downloaded Springer journal template from Springer Manuscript and after I compiled it, there is a huge white-space on the right. Anyone know how I ...
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Preparing cheat sheets

Are there any templates, document classes for preparing cheat sheets? If not, what would make it easy to produce such documents?
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Anyone know a good template for formal letters?

Occasionally, I write letters that I actually print out and send by snail mail :). I'd like them to look as formal as possible. Archaic (pre-typewriter) Dutch customs require the sender's address to ...
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LaTeX template gallery

I know that there's CTAN but I would like to know if any LaTeX template gallery (commercial or not) exists on the web. I mean something where I have some PDF examples that I could preview, and a ...
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Looking for Cover letter template

I'm looking for cover letter template which would fit with this CV, PDF here. Can anyone suggest anything similar to that (just a regular cover letter, sender's address on top right, recipients lower ...
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How to write a report template to match corporate design

I have the problem that I have to write scientific reports for a company. I would love to use LaTeX for this as I have some experience with it when I wrote my thesis. However the report needs to be ...
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Creating a complex template

I would like to create a complex template for documentation as a document class. I should be able to define my text fields (for instance, \documentNumber, \projectTitle). My class should be flexible ...
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Where can I find a `datasheet' document class or a tutorial on how to create one?

I'd like to be able to make a datasheet for a module that I'm building. By datasheet, I mean a document containing: A title page, with the primary features, applications, and an application block ...
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Directory organization with multiple papers that share files

Being a PhD student, I have written/will write several papers. Most of them share a common bibliography file and some styles, so I created a directory tree like this: publications/ ...
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Subcaption package: compatibility issue

There is a compatibility problem between the CIFA document class and the subcaption package. When I compile the following example (with PDFLaTex): \documentclass{cifa} ...
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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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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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Uneven text distribution with two-column layout

I am comfortable with creating basic LaTeX documents and making minor modifications to templates I can find online, but not much more. The Oxford Bioinformatics journal has an awesome template here ...
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Lyx Templates site

Does anyone know of a site which collates Lyx templates and provides previews of how they look? I don't just mean thesis layouts but also letters, essays and all sorts. Many thanks in advance.
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Need help to create such a beautiful title page

I have seen such a beautiful preamble (got the PDF from on of my studentfriends and need help to create such a beautiful titlepage. The black bands are to make the picture anonymous, to hide the ...
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How to include font into document?

I have a template that use Frutiger Font. But I think the font is not correctly included because while generating the document I get various font errors and the last one: LaTeX Font Warning: Some ...
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Creating static head title for a document class

I am making my own document class in LaTeX but I have a problem on how will I make this title appear automatically when my class is used. Should I code it this way? \AtBeginDocument{% ...
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How could I do this template?

I'm writing you because I need your help to create a template, I've tried a lot of ways to make it but no results. So I'd like someone help me to create it or guide me to do it. I attach a PDF with ...
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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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Template for a German CV with moderncv

I currently need to write a CV in German and decided to with moderncv. I find the class quite good. One issue I have is that the content and style of a German CV can be quite different than one for ...
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TeX as the basis for data driven document generation system?

I am in the early stages of trying to replace an existing document generation system based on Microsoft Office apps (Word and Excel). The system runs once a year to generate over 300,000 individual ...
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Syllabus in LaTeX

I need to produce a syllabus for a course I'm going to teach at the University. Could you suggest me any example (or template) of a well-designed syllabus in LaTeX? Are there any useful packages? ...
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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 ...