{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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authblk footnote marks before/atop commas

The authblk package, in footnoted mode, puts footnote marks inside commas ("Alice1,") which is bad typography. Is there any way to persuade it to put the footnote marks outside the commas ...
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How to make onecolumn/twocolumn parts in a document class?

I have a simple document class adapted from article, but independent (.cls file). The document is twocolumn, but when I add a title with \newcommand\maketitle{\begin{titlepage}% \begin{center}% ...
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amsart.cls capitalizes the article title. How to disable it?

I am writing an article with amsart.cls. amsart.cls capitalizes the title of the article. I looked into amsart.cls and found that \MakeUppercase is used in \maketitle. I tried to turn off this, but I ...
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Names on title page of Beamer presentation

We have several group members whose names should be on the title slide of a Beamer document. However, when I put something like this: \author{Person A \and Person B \and Person C \and Person D \and ...
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Alignment's \author

How I can put authors in list form. \author{ aaaaa \and bbbb \and ccc } Ok, but the names appear on the same line and I want to display them vertically.
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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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Can I Specify Title Page Customization in a Template Instead of My Document?

I'm trying to create a LaTeX beamer theme to match the official PowerPoint template of Rutgers University. I've been able to create the title page, and this MWE \documentclass{beamer} ...
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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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authors with multiple affiliations without packages

I'm trying to list an author with multiple affiliations for an article submission. I Googled around a little and discovered the authblk package which is pretty cool. Unfortunately it refuses to work ...
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Table of contents without title with 'tocloft' (class=report)

I would like my Table of contents to be without any title and vertical space skipping. How can I do that with tocloft package? I've seen Table of contents without title, but code ...
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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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title page in the same page with other elements

I created a title page with command: \title \author but when I add in the page of the title some elements another page is created and the title is in that new page created. How can I join title ...
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Subtitle with the \maketitle page?

Does there exist some command for subtitles in the \maketitle thing?
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How to include abstract into titlepage (variant)?

I am facing a problem similar to this post: How to include abstract into titlepage? where I would like to include the abstract in the title page. This I managed thanks to the post #8. However,the ...
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Beamer: strange behaviour of textpos on title page

I'm working on a customized template for LaTeX beamer. It's finished, except for some strange behaviour of textpost on the title page. Sample code: \documentclass[t]{beamer} ...
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Removing the 'and' from between two authors, revtex4-1

Basically I'm trying to separate multiple authors names using a comma instead of 'and', here's what I'm doing... \documentclass[aps,prl,a4paper,twocolumn,superscriptaddress,notitlepage]{revtex4-1} ...
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Beamer - frametitle - How to add '\'?

How to add '\' in frametitle ? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]% \frametitle{$find \ldots -exec \ldots \ ;$} %How to make "\;" in title ? ...
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Is the number of authors restricted in article?

At the begining of the .tex file I put \title{title here} \author{name 1 \and name 2 \and name 3 \and name 4 \and name 5 \\ \small institution\\ \small ...
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Change the background color in the title

I need to set the background color in my definition of the title but I don't know how I can do. I have the next definition: \pretitle{\vspace{-90pt} \begin{flushleft} \HorRule \fontsize{20}{20} ...
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Centered frame title in beamer

How to set up beamer in a document so that frame titles are centered? Most of the themes seem to use left aligned frame titles.
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How to include information about title, author, publisher on a title page?

EDIT: Border is not part of the final result - it's just a screenshot. I want my title page (first page after cover) to look like this (taken from word document): What is the proper way of laying ...
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How to add background only to title frame and an other only to the last frame?

I just want to add a background only in the beamer title page. I can add it in the .tex as follows: \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{ ...
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How to add other info to the title page (e.g. class, professor)?

I am new to LaTeX and trying to write my first paper with it. I need help on the title page. I want something that says Initial Planning Report ...
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Error when using colour in \author

I am getting an error when I try to use \color{} in the the author field with beamer, even though the file compiles and I get the the words I want coloured in the author field. This is the error ...
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ToC on the title page in a report

I am writing a thesis, and as long as it's a draft, I would like to keep the amount of non-content to a minimum. That said, I would like my title page to be just a heading with the name of the thesis, ...
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Some issues with title page

I have a few problems whilst creating my title page. How would italicize just the email, course, supervisor etc., and not the actual text itself? How would I shift the Email: <myemail>, ...
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Different types of boxes/frames around the title of my pdf

Can someone tell me how to create boxes around the title of my PDF? I'm thinking about something like this: where I can write stuff around the title (which is "test test...").
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After notitlepage my abstract lost formatting

I've added notitlepage option to not get my page counter reset ( according to suggestion : http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44955/7128 ) but my abstract lost formatting ! Now it has line spacing and ...
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How to add a subtitle to a beamer document [closed]

Hey I've tried to add a subtitle in document class like this \documentclass{beamer} \title{title} \subtitle{subtitle} \author{name} \date{\today} \begin{document} %content \end{document} But it ...
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title too long when using amsart

I am going to submit an artcile to a conference, and it requires the authours to use amsart document class. When I use this class, on the top of each page, it shows the title or authros name(and ...
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\pagestyle{empty} doesn't seem to work for page with \maketitle

In the LaTeX document pasted below, I still see page numbers upon compiling, even though I've included a \pagestyle{empty} command below the \maketitle command. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Thanks ...
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Title page plus table of contents

I am writing a paper for my candidacy exam. I am using book class, but I want my name and the title to appear on the first page with the Table of Contents instead of appearing in a sepearte page. ...
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How does one create a title page in LyX?

What's the easiest way to create a good-looking title page in LyX? What I've currently found is a little bit of a hack. It doesn't place the title in the center, and uses raw LaTeX boxes for the ...
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Personal Info to the Header to Save Space with Tight-space rules

My lecturer insists on extreme space-rules, max 2 pages, with quite advanced simulation problem (with all codes required to include). So I have to change my personal info to as small space as ...
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“Thanks” note (footnote) placed below right column even though there is enough space on the left

In this two-column document, the "thanks" note is placed below the right column even though there is enough space below the left column, and a lot of space is inserted around the heading of the first ...
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How can I get this title page?

I want my university title page but I wonder if can I get this. As I was trying a lot with many classes but I am not getting the correct format. Could someone help me to get this? I don't know how ...
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Remove “Abstract” title from Abstract

I am using the abstract package, but want to remove the title and associated horizontal spacing. Is there an easy way to do this? (Be aware: this may be a complete newby question, as I have only ...
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Beamer title font color

I would like to use the title color of my beamer presentation (some kind of blue) to write some inline text with the same color. Therefore I want to know the color definition. Is there a command for ...
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Create a style for a title

I need to create some kind of title style that must not appear into the TOC and must looks like this, maybe more close to the paragraph. I try this, \newcommand{\littt}[1]{ \begin{flushleft} ...
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Reparing the \jobname for use in titlehead

If I name a LaTeX file hw1, I want to print Homework 1. How can I do this? I can print the string hw1 directly using \jobname, but I don't want spaces in my file name or have to type that out each ...
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Line ending with e.g. \\ \\* or \\[10 mm]

I am looking at some LaTeX source, trying to find out what different things mean. I am also reading the memoir manual. I have stumbled upon two backslashes being used at the end of lines, optionally ...
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Is there a \lowertitleback for \extratitle?

I am using the koma package to typeset my thesis and was wondering if there is something like "\lowerextratitleback", i.e. the analog of \lowertitleback for the extra title page which can be set using ...
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Suppress page numbers in article documentclass

I want to suppress page numbers. I am also using \maketitle command which seems to trigger the problem. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,english]{article} \title{My title} \begin{document} ...
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How to include abstract into titlepage?

I don't want to have the abstract on a separate page but rather under the title. Also I then want to end the page and don't begin with the actual document. This is my minimal example: ...
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Disappearing Footnote

Goals: I would like to have the title, author, date, and the table of content on the same page. I also want the capability of being able to have a footnote to the author. What I have done so far: I ...
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Is it possible to modify @title?

In the following example, I would like to make the "look" of the title of the document same as that of a chapter heading. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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REVTeX affiliations without superscripts

I tried searching for this, but wasn't turning up anything. Maybe I missed something. I have multiple authors, all with the same affiliations. Is there a way I can get REVTeX to suppress ...
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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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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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Non-special first page in \documenclass{article}

I'm new to TeX and LaTeX, so I might not explain it all that well. I'm trying to put pagenumbers on each footer in the form "Page X of XX" using fancyhdr. So far I have this: \cfoot{Page \thepage\ ...