{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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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 ...