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define an global variable; error ! Use of \@ doesn't match its definition

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I try to redefine the \maketitle command as shown below. If I use an optional argument in the redefinition I get the TeX capacity exceeded error. Any suggestion why? MNWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Ihave stumbled upon strange behavior (at least for me). I am generating a document composed of a set of blank framed boxes, each with a text attached above, and it will always be most likely necessary ...
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How do I make a command to display a custom title page?

I followed the advice on the question What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? to try to make a custom command that displays a custom title page, but it is not working. ./article.tex:17: You can't ...
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How to choose singular or plural form from presence of \and in argument

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