{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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\makecvtitle doesn't work with moderncv in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

I have a problem with the following tex excerpt in relation to moderncv on MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I do not get the title of my CV. "! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \makecvtitle The control ...
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Title sub-sections for a \documentclass{article} [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding more items on tex article title section Subtitle with the \maketitle page? How can I specify a specify a "sub-title" in my title (\maketitle) page? By sub-title ...
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Add additional text on title page

I want my title page to look like this Title Author Date Coordinator1 ...
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Filling white space in title page with random numbers or a text

Is it possible to fill all white space in this template with numbers or a text? %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % PACKAGES AND OTHER ...
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Poor leading in titles

Here's an example of terrible (and non-constant) leading in titles that is causing me trouble: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Split paragraphs into table rows

I am writing a class file. I am defining a variable for my custom \maketitle like so: \newcommand*{\comment}[1]{\def\commentname{#1}} \comment{} I want to be able to write a list of comments like ...
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Title page oddly centered

I have to insert the cover page of my thesis as a title page, so it will also move from the center of the page to openright, I guess. The titlepage code is this: \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} ...
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Author and date in the lower left corner on the title page

I'd like to have the author, the date and other things in the lower left corner of the title page. I thought of aligning them in a tabular, but how do I place it on the title page? My Page should ...
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Adding one more information in my front page - beamer

I am creating a slide template for a presentation in LaTex using Beamer and i want to add some more information "Supervised by " between "Directed by " and "the institue" , so i put ...
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How can I add acknowledgements on the title page as a numbered footnote?

I was asked to add acknowledgements to the right of the author name as the first footnote. (So the footnote should be numbered as "1" but for some reason it only shows asterisk "*".) Could anyone ...
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Where can I translate the Bergen beamer style?

I would like to use the Bergen theme with orchid color scheme. It works well, but I have "Who?" and "Where?" on my title page - I would like to translate them to my language. How could I do this the ...
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Set position for \maketitle in article

I want to create a handout to support a speech I have to give. Since I am only familiar with the \documentclass{article}, I wrote the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Academic information

Is there any package that extends article class, so formating paper title can became a little easier and cleaner? In particular email, role, university name ,.... I mean a clean preamble like ...
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How to test if some command similar to \author is used in .tex file?

I want to modify \maketitle command in a new document class based in memoir. \maketitle command should include a new \director command similar to author. If this command is defined in text file, the ...
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Access title and author in custom class [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use the values of \title, \author and \date on a custom title page How can I access the title and author in my custom class based on article, so that I can insert them ...
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How to double space the \thanks footnote?

The journal I intend to submit my paper to requires all the text, including footnotes and acknowledgments, be double spaced. I use the setspace package and put \doublespacing and ...
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Using \author and \thanks for authors with common affiliations

What is the correct way to use \author and \thanks when I want to have multiple authors having common affiliations? For instance, using \author{ABC\thanks{XYZ} \and DEF\thanks{UVW} \and ...
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Beamer: define a backgroung color for the “part page” frames

I'm trying to make a .sty template, but I cannot figure out how to define a dedicated background canvas for the "part page" frames. Here (How to add background only to title frame and an other only ...
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logo in the first page only

I want to insert the logo in the title page only. However, it displays on all pages! How can I make these two figurs display as logo in the title page only? I type in the preamble: \logo{% ...
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Change position of glossary title

I am a total beginner with LaTeX and I can't find a way to solve the following problem. I have a glossary which I have printed in two columns by adding the code that I have included at the end. The ...
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Affiliation of author in achemso class

I use the achemso class in order to write a scientific article. I have to set author and their affiliation with affiliation or altaffiliation commands. Here is a short example : ...
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How do I manually break a line in a custom title?

I'm using my university's LaTeX class package to write my thesis, but I'm running into an issue with line breaks in the title. I'm required to break my title manually in a certain spot, but the ...
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Problem with centering the text of the title page and more

The following is the code related to my title page: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[algoruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} ...
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How does “missing \begin{document}” work?

I would like to know how does LaTeX invoke the error Missing \begin{document}. I would like to reproduce it in the sense of the following MWE (it will become a part of my own document class): ...
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Beamer, framebreaks with different subtitles

A frame in Beamer presentation can be broken in number frames with the same frame title. Those titles can be subsequently enumerated. Is there way, that in such cases each slide in common frame with ...
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Titlepage with tikz

I need some help with a titlepage for tikz I want to create the following... 3 red lines, a gray space a green space but I already fail with just creating a line across the whole page... \draw ...
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Hide navigation information in sidebar on title page and TOC page (beamer)

Edited for clarity: I am trying to remove the navigation information in the sidebar that lists a TOC on the title page and the TOC page in a beamer presentation. I still want the sidebar to appear ...
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Custom title page in report or book class?

I have a long academic report to write and I am thinking of using the book class or the report class? However in both these classes the title page has the title in the centre. I want to make my own ...
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Is there a way to access the individual authors given by \author?

suppose I have several authors that I have declared via the \author command in latex-beamer, e.g. \author{Einstein \and Podolsky \and Rosen} I was wondering whether there is a way to access the ...
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How to avoid header and footer on first page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suppress Fancy header and footer on first page only. I'm using header and footer but I want to avoid on very first page since it is title page. How can i implement it?
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How to make a new command similar to \author

I'm preparing a new template for our students' projects based on memoir. All this projects are supervised (directed) by one or more professors so I would like to declare a command like \author but ...
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newline in title on first page but not on subsequent pages

My title had only one word on the second line and it looked weird so I fixed it by adding \\ in the appropriate place. Now on the odd-numbered pages where the title is at the top, it has a really ...
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How to force lower case in the title?

I need to force some letters to be lower case in the title because it is part of a mathematician's name (deRham). How can I do that?
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How to add more information to title slide

I have the following section of TeX: \documentclass[landscape]{slides} \usepackage[landscape]{geometry} \author{My Name} \title{My Title} \date{The Date} \begin{document} \begin{slide} \maketitle ...
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Disable author names in the bottom line of my LaTeX slides

In my presentation with LaTeX slides the author name appears in the bottom line of every slide. Is there a way, to disable the appearance of the name in the bottom line, whereas I want to put the ...
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How can I add a director name in line with author name in beamer?

I would like to write director name in line with author name in a beamer like: \author{Made by:\\Author name} \director{Directed by:\\Director name} but if I try to define director: ...
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Images, titles and margins

I am writing a report and I need two things: there must be an image in the title page at the top left and I have to add a 5mm left margin to odd pages and a 5mm right margin to even pages, how can i ...
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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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A compact LaTeX template for sig conferences that does not produce a permission block [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file? I am editing a paper with LaTeX and I use the template sig-alternate.cls, ...
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Centered title page in twoside report

I'm writing my thesis using a twoside report. However, when it comes to the title page I think I want to have it centered i.e. the left margin and the right margin to be equal. How can I achieve this ...
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Obtaining a list of authors and keywords in the given document

I'm typesetting a document based on the Elsevier document class. I want to use hyperref's \hypersetup to set title, author, and keywords of the generated PDF file to the corresponding values. The ...
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How do I put multiple lines in a title when using the apa6 class?

Right now I'm using \title to define a title and \maketitle to display it. How do I put multiple lines in the title? I need to adhere to APA 6th edition format, and according to the book I'm using, I ...
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How to make a title of two or more lines?

My document has a long title, so I want the title spans two lines. I've use this: \title{my title that must be in two or more lines} but it doesn't work. How can I get it done?
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Help with command \author for more than 2 authors

I need to insert two authors name in a paper. However, the names appear separated by a comma and not with the word AND between them. I am using the command \author for each author and also the other ...
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Copyright page on back of title page

I am trying to get the copyright page to print (or display) on the back of the title page. What is happening is that I get a blank page after the title page and then the copyright page opens on the ...
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How to put the block title at the center in beamer?

In my beamer block the title always comes left alined. Is that possible to make the title of the block centered? \documentclass[final, 12pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer \institute text size change to small

I am using beamer with the \institute command. I have several institutes and just want to change the font size of the institutes and not the whole document. I would like the institutes to be much ...
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Authors in amsart

Is there any way of having a nicely formatted authors section in amsart? By nicely formated I mean something like here:
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Force title break in apa6e

Apologies in advance: this is not minimal in the example but I am afraid my lack of knowledge about what packages control what could lead me to leave out packages that have an effect on the output. I ...
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Why is LaTeX refusing to create a new page to place content?

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 ...