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{titles} is about typesetting document titles, usually with the help of \maketitle or the titlepage environment. A popular package is {titling}.

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\huge and \newcommand variable don't work together

I want do define a project name somewhere and use it all through my document – but I get problems when trying to use my project name in the document title which should be quite big, so I tried this ...
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\thanks command specific to each author

What is the correct way to have a \thanks command for a specific author ? I don't want to use \author{auth1 \and auth2} for obvious reasons (i.e. be able to distinguish the authors). I have tried ...
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How to write a title/abstract spanning 2 columns in 3-column page using multicol?

My article requires that I put the title and a small abstract spanning the left 2 columns in a 3-column page, that is, the 3rd column to the right of the title/summary block must follow with the body ...
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how to customize a title page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom title page in report or book class? How do you customize the way a title page is generated (be it external package or some other redefinition of \maketitle)? My ...
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adding vertical space conflicts with inputenc using utf8x only

For context, this question was raised by the answer to a previous question. I'm trying to design a title page for a beamer presentation, although this could be a more general issue. I use the ...
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putting the title in the header for an article

For various reasons, I need to put my name and title in the header of a LaTeX document. The reason is I have a page limit and need the extra space which is taken up by \maketitle. Does anyone know ...
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How can I get the Title, Author, and Date on the same line?

I would like to have Title flush left Author flush right Date flush right How can I do this on the same line or on a shared line? I was hope to achieve the following: This is as far as I got ...
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\thanks not creating footnote in twocolumn article

I am trying to use \thanks inside \author in a twocolumn article. The document shows an asterisk next to the author's name, but the footnote is not appearing at the bottom of the first page or ...
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Abstract not on a separate page

I'm writing a scientific paper for my university. The page after my table of contents I would like to start my document with a abstract, directly following with the first section. As far as I know, ...
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Trying to add a subtitle to the main title of my document but it's not working [closed]

This is what I have been previously told to use by uni for essays written in LaTeX: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{a4-mancs} \usepackage{pslatex} Based on this question and ...
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adding co-authors to customised title page for beamer presentation

I have customised my title page, using \title \date and \institute. I would like to add another line with co-authors, but I couldn't find any examples of how to do it. My ideas at the moment are I ...
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How can I programmatically obtain the title of a LaTeX document?

I have a series of documents that are programmatically rendered by pdflatex from within a GNU Make makefile. I'd like to be able to write a Make target that "polls" each document for its \title so ...
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Glossaries creates wrong link when using titlepage [closed]

I experienced that glossaries generates a wrong link when my document contains a titlepage... Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} ...
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How to set title and main matter pages independently, with memoir

I am setting up the page layout using memoir commands: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[charter]{mathdesign} \begin{document} \setlrmarginsandblock{20mm}{10mm}{*} ...
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Remove the author from the footer of all slides except in the titlepage

I want to remove the \author from all the slides except the start slide. I have used Warsaw theme. I don't know how to go about this. Please help me Here is my code \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Problem with abstracts in the jams-l document class

I am preparing a submission to the Journal of the American Mathematical Society, and I'm using the jams-l document class. However, the abstract always appears after the body of my article text. Anyone ...
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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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Centering the frontpage using memoir

I'm using memoir (two-side layout). I have the problem that my front page is centered with respect to the margins, which are not equal in left and right side. \begin{center} will not solve this, since ...
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Getting rid of numbers

How would I get rid of the date, and the numbers 1 and 2? My latex code is below. I cant post images as Im a new user, sorry! \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Banana Cake} ...
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Modify title page

Is it possible to modify the title page from its default in LaTeX? Example: \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper,english,dutch,leqno]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{authblk} ...
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How to acknowledge LaTeX and its community in a report/manuscript/dissertation/book? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is best way to mention that a document has been typeset with TeX? I did my thesis with LaTeX, even the figures, they were all done with TikZ !! I would like to ...
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multiple footnotes using footmisc within author/thanks context

I'm working on a paper with a large list of authors, hence I've switched to numeric author indices as illustrated at http://www.latex-community.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1517&view=next . Now I ...
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What is a good practice to achieve vertical placement? (e.g. a Titlepage)

My titlepage looks right now like this: using this code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside,titlepage,german,final]{scrreprt} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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How can I fix my title page to conform to APA standards?

Here is the code for my document: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{report} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \setlength{\headheight}{1in} ...
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Create a custom title

I have to create a report that contains: Date Group (number) Authors (two) Title Assistant name What is the best way to do this with an article (scrartcl) in classicthesis? I need that all this ...
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insert text above title in report and graphics

I want to insert text above the title name in report. \title{This is the title} \author{George\\ \\ \\ \texttt{email}} \date{\today} I want for example to print on the paper the ...
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LyX: add multiple authors

In Lyx, I have to insert 3 authors in an article. For each one of them I will have to specify their email address and the university they belong to. Two belong to the same one: author_a, ...
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How to get the code on a single page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get \maketitle to create a separate title page with the article class? Hi I am new to Latex and am trying to create a latex document with the following ...
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How to add more information to the front page using document class report? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom title page in report or book class? I am trying to write my PhD proposal using the document class report. I borrowed the simplest template from: ...
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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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Redefinition problem with \maketitle from KOMA class (with optional argument)

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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Create a Function that Generates a Title Page

Suppose you have a title page layout that you like and want to use it for many different projects. Thus the only change you will make to it will be the project name, subtitle, date, author, ... etc ...
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Problem with \maketitle in moderncv

I downloaded the moderncv template for LyX, I tried to compile it but this error appears: \maketitle Your command was ignored. Type I to replace it with another command, or to ...
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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 to use the memoir package to make a custom title page

There's probably an easy way to do this, but how can I add a memoir title page style to an existing document? I have tried this code, but I still get the basic title page. ...
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Removing horizontal lines from the header and footer of the title page

I intend to set two blank pages before my thesis title page. However, the workaround I use does good job for the first page, but introduces horizontal lines in the title page (there were "text ...
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How to avoid page numbering being re-started by titlepage?

See the MWE below. How can I avoid that page numbering in the frontmatter is re-started by \titlepage? I would like the preface to have page number V. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Table of contents: title added as section

I'm using apa6 with TeX Live 2012 and would like to use the command \maketitle. However, whenever I do, the title of my document always appears above my table of contents, and it is even listed as a ...
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What is the difference between \maketitle and \titlepage in Beamer?

I am looking for someone who has read the lengthy Beamer manual. Using \maketitle \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} versus using \titlepage \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage ...
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Why are \@title, \@author, and \@date cleared during \maketitle?

(This is not a duplicate of How can I use @author, @date, and @title after maketitle?) I understand that \maketitle resets a bunch of macros, including \@title, \@author, \@date, and \maketitle ...
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Modify template's front page to support lengthier subject titles and two additional text lines

I know that this is easy, but I can't figure out how to make it work with a 3 or 4 -line subject title. Any suggestion? The template of the project I am working on is here. EDIT: In additiona, how ...
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How to create Fancy Title Headers

I want to create a Fancy Title Header for an Article, like the one shown below: Can someone please provide some hint on how to achieve this?
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put same address middle below authors names sig-alternate.cls

How do i make the university address appear below the authors names and in the center ? I need to do this because both authors are having the same address. This is my existing code \author{ ...
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edit text on blank page?

As my title, how do I put the text and footer on the blank page which after every title page? This is my code so far, but this only effect on the blank page before the title page!Also I use python and ...
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Relative image path in renewed \maketitle

To minimize the amount of copy-pasting I have to do between documents/projects, I've decided to create a separate file in which I renew the \maketitle command. This file (title.tex) should then be ...
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Includegraphics in a new page after the title page

How to put a picture in a new page after the title page? I write it as follows, but it appears in the top and with a numbered page. \begin{document} \title{ } \author{me \\ ...
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Titlingpage use in memoir class

Why the titlingpage command do not function as the titlepage command? is not the same command but for the memoir class? \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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Text before maketitle

My goal is to put text before \maketitle as well as on left side, and on the right. They should be on the same level. I've tried \begingroup -- doesn't work: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt, twoside, ...
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Beamer: Line spread in headline is ignored

I am trying to build my own beamertheme and I want to modify the line spread in the title. I use {\LARGE \linespread{1.6} \selectfont \inserttitle \par} to modify the line spread, but it does only ...
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University's logo

How to put the logo before the date and after my name in the title? I write it as \begin{document} \title{} \author{} \titlepic{ \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{logo} \date{} but ...