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Titles directly below a float is causing spacings below the float to increase

I'm using \begin{figure}... \end{figure} with memoir class, and if there is a title (\section, \subsection, \subsubsection) right below the figure, the spacing below the figure is greatly increased. ...
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How to reduce space after authors block? (ieeetran)

I'm using \documentclass[10pt, conference, compsocconf, letterpaper]{IEEEtran}. How can I reduce the space between the authors block (with their affiliations) and the text? Right now I have: Paper ...
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How do I Make a Three-Column Title?

I'm trying to format a title for my document. Normally, I write <Title> \hfill \today, to have a title nicely split into two columns, each aligned at the left and right margin, respectively. ...
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Vertical spacing in multi-line title

Using LyX I have set the document to 1.5 spacing and it is applying to my title causing a weird space since my title goes into a second line. Other places in the document changing the paragraph ...
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Arranging several items in one or two lines depending on their size

I want to set title pages in a way that is google scholar compliant, that is, the title has to be huge, the author names should be large but smaller then the title. I had a solution where I just ...
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When author, date fields blank: remove whitespace between header and text

I'm creating a document with KOMA-Script's scrartcl, the typical outcome would look something like Now, I would like to leave the date and the author fields blank. This results in a lot of ...
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Title page text organizing problem

I have pretty newbie question. I renewed the \titlepage command and it works pretty well, beside one detail - the space between the last row of text (the line and 'Lublin 2013' in this case) lies too ...
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Vertical spacing inside beamer \titlepage, got “Token not allowed in a PDF string…”?

I'm trying to separate (with a vertical spacing) the word "Me" from "Prof: My professor", basically putting the latter on a new line. This works fine, but I've got a warning: Package hyperref ...
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reduce space at the top using maketitle

I'm using XeLaTeX for my document and want to style my title page. The problem is, that \maketitle make a large top space, my text begins ca. 10 cm from the top. How can I reduce this space? In the ...
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Missing space before “and” in author list with two \thanks

I am trying to typeset the authors' names in a paper so that they appear as Joe Bloggs* and John Smith** (i.e. typeset with a joining "and" and normal spacing between words). I also need to put a ...
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How reduce the space between title and article

\def\maketitle{\par \begingroup % to make the footnote style local to the title \def\thefootnote{\fnsymbol{footnote}} \def\@makefnmark{$^{\@thefnmark}$} ...
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Redefining \and spacing in \author [duplicate]

How can one redefine the spacing that the \and command puts between authors in \author within the standard article class? I have a document with three authors whose names are just too long to fit on ...
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Increase white space between title and subtitle in scrartcl

As the title says, how do I increase the space between the title and the subtitle in the scrartcl document class?
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Redefining \maketitle to put a maximum of information in a page

I'm currently writing LaTeX articles containing all of my lessons content in order to have it on a very few pages instead of the heavy thing the teacher gives us with exercises, demonstrations and so ...
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How to reduce the space between the author block and paper text? sig-alternate.cls

I am using the template sig-alternate.cls, but I find that the space between the author block and the paper text is too large, how can I reduce this space? Edit: I want to reduce the space between ...
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Unwanted space between logo and title in titlepage

I have a problem that I can't resolve. I already did a title page using LaTeX but it contains many spaces between the logo of my school and the name of the school. This is my code please if any person ...
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What documentation visually explains the various available commands to control the vertical distance between two lines of text?

I have a title page containing several lines of text, e.g.: Series Title Author Institution I would like to fine-tune the distances between the lines, however, I do not understand which tools ...
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Creating a title page using \vspace or \vskip

I'm creating a title page and I'm asking if it's more convenient to use \vspace or \vskip to have distance between title, author and other elements in the page.
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Extra space behind month for \today with \usepackage[norsk]{babel} in December

When using \today and \usepackage[norsk]{babel} (babel <v3.8l>) in December there is an extra space behind the month name. How do I get around this? \documentclass{article} ...
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937 views

Getting front page title in the middle of the page when using \thispagestyle{empty}

For front page of the document I'm using \thispagestyle{empty}. But this command put the title on the very first row. I want to put the title in the middle to the page. I tried with \vspace{50mm} but ...
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Shift title and author text up?

What is the best way to shift the title text 'up' in a LaTeX document compiled with pdftex? When I do this: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper, onecolumn]{article} \setlength{\topmargin}{0in} ...
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Removing extra vertical space in \maketitle with titling package

Consider the following two LaTeX source files: First, manually producing a title using a new environment (eww): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \parindent0cm% ...
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Multiple authors don't fit on one line

I am working with the article class. I have four authors. Unfortunately, they are just a tiny bit too wide to fit on one line. (I'm talking less than a quarter inch from the margins I had set.) How ...
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Removing vertical space inside \maketitle

In \documentclass{article}, the \maketitle command results in a lot of wasted vertical space. Is there any way for me to remove it? In other words, I'd like the author to appear directly below the ...