{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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Full page image as title page

Background Wrote a technical manual in LyX. The technical manual currently has two parts: Cover image (PDF) Manual text (PDF) Problem When merging the two PDF files (with GhostScript or other ...
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Header or footer of title page differs with that of main text

My purpose is that every page except title page has same header and footer. for title page, ==> it has exactly same footer with that of other page. ==> and it has completely different header with ...
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Adding more items on tex article title section

This is what I have at the head of my tex document (article): \title{Some Article} \author{John Doe} \date{\today} \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How to insert an image in the front cover of a report?

I'm pretty new in LaTeX and I'm currently writing my BSc Report. Does anyone happen to know how I can insert my uni logo on the front cover of my report? I'm using ...
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Blank page causing duplicate page one.

Newbie here. I get a blank,numbered page after running the following \maketitle command in my document. Is this part of the report class that I am using? How can i remove the blank page? ...
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Same affiliation for all authors without extra packages

I have a working paper with a colleague from the same institution, so we entered: \author{A B \and C d} how can I now add affiliation, so that its for both authors (centred), and not only for one ...
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Problem with defining a titlepage

I am writing a LaTeX 2e class with two options msc and phd for my department theses/dissertations. In this class, I need to define a titlepage for the first page of the theses/dissertations which ...
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How to make a title page with beamer without navigation bar, using theme warsaw

Using beamer, how to make a title page without a navigation bar, using the theme "warsaw" or how to get a title page from another theme, but maintaining the navigation bar on the other frames?
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Fill the left 1/3 of the title page with color?

This is my first time to try and write documentation by using LaTeX. The generated PDF is quite impressive, but there is one thing I have no idea of how to do it: I would like to have the left 1/3 of ...
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Remove page numbers in a »titlepage« environment

I use the titlepage enviroment in my thesis and want to remove the page numbers on my title pages (where I've got 2) pages. The titlepage enviroment does that for the first site automatically but not ...
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Use the values of \title, \author and \date on a custom title page

I am trying to create a title page of my own. Is there a way to make use of the \title, \author and \date commands inside the title page? For instance: ... \title{Something Cool} \author{Cool Dude} ...
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Title page using TikZ

Based on the question on Use TikZ to draw frontpage, I have taken the liberty to create my own custom LaTeX title template for my school's reports. So far I created this. \documentclass[paper=a4, ...
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Typeset an author without affiliation with authblk

I'm currently using authblk to typeset authors and corresponding affiliation(s) in a proceeding article, one of the authors has no affiliation. Commands are the following: \author[*]{Name1} ...
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Adding more than one author with different affiliation

My goal is adding more than one author with different affiliations, it will look like something: Author A, Author B, Author C, Author D and Author E A,B,C Department of Computer Science ...
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Date not being displayed in title

Could anyone tell me why the date is not being shown in the title of my document. The document class is proc. If I remove \date{\today} my title moves down a return, but no date is displayed when I ...
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How to prevent hyphenation in title (\maketitle)?

I want to have a \maketitle title page where every word in the title is not hyphenated. Elsewhere I wouldn't mind hyphenation of the title (e.g., in the Reference List), but on the title page it looks ...
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Is there a way to add a field to the title page in beamer?

I have to add a \supervisor field to the title page of my presentation. Is there a way to do that in beamer? I tried adding the supervisor information to the \author field, but the content of the ...
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beamerarticle not defining \inserttitle and co

I'm trying to make some notes for my beamer slides, using the article class and beamerarticle. However, some of the commands I use in my slides --- specifically, the ones that insert previously set ...
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Add a “on behalf of …” line to the author field in an article

I'm writing a conference proceeding using the standard article class. To typeset authors and their affiliation I'm using the authblk package, and I'm really satisfied with it. However, the people ...
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Abstract page problems

I am using a report document classe. I have an abstract and an acknowledgement sections before the toc. This is my definition for Acknowledgements. I took it from someplace in the web, so there might ...
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Author list goes outside margins in the ACM SIGCHI template

For some reason having 4 authors in this ACM SIGCHI template renders it outside the right margin. See more details and image here. I suspect the problem is with .cls but I have no idea where to ...
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Using \maketitle twice in the same article

I need to write a single, short PDF file that contains two distinct parts. I don't want to mess with PDF joins and hacks, as I need both parts to share page numbers, citations, etc. However, I want ...
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\subtitle doesn't work in article document class

I'm relatively new to TeX but until now I used mostly the beamer class. There I did this: \documentclass{beamer} \title{title} \subtitle{subtitle} \author{name} \date{\today} \begin{document} ...
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Revtex 4.1 multiple affiliations

EDITED:11-23-2010 In case anyone stumbles upon this question and has a similar problem. The Ubuntu/Debian repositories have an old version of revtex that exhibit this bug. Until the repos are updated, ...
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Force KOMA-Script title to fill whole page

I’m using KOMA-Script (scrreprt) and its excellent set of macros to define a rich title page: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[showframe,pass]{geometry} \subject{Subject} \title{Title} ...
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What's the correct use of \author when multiple authors?

Working on a project, the article we are writing is written by me and someone else. How should I fill the \author? What about \author{LASTNAME1, FIRSTNAME1 \& LASTNAME2, FIRSTNAME2}? It doesn't ...
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Preventing page break after title page

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis proposal, which is using the article class. I have the page formatted correctly, but it does not act like the default article title page where the ...
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Beamer: How to remove shadow under the title on a given frame?

On one particular frame I would like to remove the shadow that the theme I am using inserts under the title. The reason is that with a black background (which I use only on this frame), it looks quite ...
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Disable/toggle smallcaps in the title

I am using the amsart document class. I want to to change the text in the titles (such as in \author) to be written normally and not in small caps. How can I change this globally? That is, so that ...
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Omitting the date when using \maketitle

I'm using the \author and \title commands to produce a title with \maketitle. I also know that there is a \date command to specify the date of my work. However, if I omit \date, \maketitle will ...
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How to write a footnnote attached to the author in a LaTeX paper?

I want to attach a footnote to each author of a paper and write that their research was supported by different grants. How do I do that? Simply \footnote after each author does not work!
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removing page number for title page

I'm using titlepage to create a title/abstract page for a paper, and I don't want a page number to appear, so I use the following fragment: \begin{titlepage} \clearpage\thispagestyle{empty} ...
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Where to put the institute information in the article document class?

I've seen in other document classes that one can input the authors' institutes via special commands, for example in revtex4 I can put \title{Aggregation According to Classical Kinetics---From ...
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Abstract not showing up when removing \maketitle

I have the code: \maketitle \begin{abstract}Some text \end{abstract} \newpage \section{some section} But when I comment out \maketitle the document shows \section{some section}, not the abstract ...
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Why does \author respond differently to \hfill than do \date and \title in \maketitle?

This question asks how to align titlepage elements to the right. I was trying out a possible an answer to it when to my surprise, my solution almost worked. (I was expecting success or abject ...
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How to right-align a title (without creating a complete custom title page)?

I suppose this is a simple matter, but I'm still finding my way around where to put things in LaTeX. I would like to right-align (i.e. flush to right) the contents of an article's title page. By ...
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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 ...
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How to painlessly create a custom layout for the title page for pdflatex?

For my thesis my university has only a Word template with font sizes and "window" specifications to position title, name, date, etc. What is the easiest way to layout such thing, if I'm not an expert ...
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Insert date set with \date command

I searched all morning to do this. I want to insert in my custom title page the date, author, title set with the following commands \date{The date} \author{Me \and Other} \title{the document title} ...
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Putting abstract at the titlepage

My LaTeX file: \maketitle \begin{abstract} For over a century, fingerprints have been an undisputed personal identifier. Recent court rulings have sparked interest in verifying unique... ...
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How to create a background image on title page with LaTeX?

I want to put a background image on a title page of a document. Is it possible and does it work? EDIT: The answer by Presidenten using the eso-pic package and my answer found after some research ...