{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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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 add several authors with different affiliations in beamer?

Is it possible to do this in beamer? Or do I have to use other packages?
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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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How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file?

The ACM provides a LaTeX template called sig-alternate.cls (webpage, class file). The current version is 2.4 released in April, 2009. I would like to submit a paper for review using this class file. ...
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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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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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How to remove a blank page “before” the title page

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXniCenter for writing my thesis. I have a lot of packages and everything was going well, until last night that a blank page with ".0" written in the top left corner kept ...
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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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How to write LaTeX as title in acm format?

I wrote Latex as \LaTeX to properly make the right output on the title part using acm_proc_article-sp document class. But as I wrote that way, it prints a very small letter 'A' of the LATEX word. ...
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titlepage with article class

I use article document class and want to make a titlepage. But I need to put more than just author, year and title. I also need to put my university and my supervisor and that is my bachelor thesis. ...
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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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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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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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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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using IEEEtran document class — how to align multiple rows of author

Say I am using IEEE Transactions journal class \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} How I should align the author properly so that it appears in this format?
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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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Title does not appear when LaTeX code is compiled

I use Texmaker 4.0.1 to write LaTeX code. I have written the following code: \documentclass[12pt,onecolumn,oneside,a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \title{test} some text \end{document} I saved ...
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How do I make a command to display a custom title page?

I followed the advice on the question What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? to try to make a custom command that displays a custom title page, but it is not working. ./article.tex:17: You can't ...
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\everymath and author color

Consider the following example: \documentclass[11pt]{paper} \usepackage[usenames]{color} \definecolor{foo}{rgb}{0.75,0.0,0.0} \everymath{\color{foo}} \title{something} \author{someone} ...
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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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Creating sections each with title pages in beamers slides

I'm writing up my dissertation defense slides. I would like to have a title page for each of three chapters. Specifically, I want to be able to replicate the box that the dissertation title is in for ...
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Tricky macro expansion and list

I posted these two question Tricky macro expansion Tricky list Now I would like to merge the two issues: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newcounter{a@c} \newcounter{b@c} ...
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How do I add beautiful borders to the title page

I want to add an attractive border to the title page alone. Please explain how I can do this?
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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need additional title in apa6

I am writing a short report and the title page has to look like this: Short Report Reactions to ... Author Affiliation I solved it q-n-d by using author as stand-in for "Reactions ...
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Adding a specific title to list of abbreviations / acronyms in LaTeX

If I have the following code to handle generating a list of acronyms in LaTeX \usepackage[acronym,footnote,nonumberlist]{glossaries} % Makes a list of abbreviations. \usepackage{glossary-mcols} ...
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Logo and picture on titlepage

I need to make a title page with a logo on the top left corner, the title and the author centered and another picture under this. I tried this code but the problem is that the second image is right ...
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Simple Author, affiliation and email example fails in RevTex4-1

I can't get the following simple author / email / affiliation code to function perfectly in a document for Journal of Mathematical Physics (JMP): \documentclass[aip,jmp,preprint]{revtex4-1} ... ...
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Print a short title in the header

I'm creating a style file to use as a template for submissions to a specific journal. That journal requires a short title in the header. I could easily hard-code such a short title in the style file ...
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Problem with vertical space in Memoir title

I've been struggling with titlingpage and Memoir a few hours, trying to make the document title have equal linespacing between its lines when using \\. The code is: ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in ...
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Renaming date in revtex4

I found the similar question and answer for renaming some of the keywords, but they were for revtex4-1. Since my document is giving me strange errors when I'm using revtex4-1, and not when I'm using ...
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Need help to create such a beautiful title page

I have seen such a beautiful preamble (got the PDF from on of my studentfriends and need help to create such a beautiful titlepage. The black bands are to make the picture anonymous, to hide the ...
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Prevent abstract environment to reset pagenumbering

I use \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} for my thesis. I have three parts, each with an abstract. Whenever I put an abstract, the page numbering resets to 1. I would like to continue with the ...
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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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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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LaTeX package “titling”, titles with hard line breaks, and \MakeUpperCase

I have a document with a title that is spread over several lines using hard line breaks. To configure the title formatting, I use the titling package with code adapted from its documentation: ...
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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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Altering format of apa6e

I am fairly new to LaTeX and am just learning how to use this terrific tool. Because of this newness I lack the vocabulary to search properly or edit code within LaTeX files. That places me in a bad ...
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What are the differences between \par\vspace{2cm}\noindent and \\[2cm]?

I am designing a titlepage for my report and I am a bit confused in deciding to use either \par\vspace{2cm}\noindent or \\[2cm] (for example). Shortly speaking, what are the differences between ...
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Separators for author group (IF conditon)

I am new to LaTeX, just a beginner, basically a Perl developer. I have created a LaTeX file \begin{document} \cont{\iname{\isurname{Name1}\ifname{K. C. G.}}\iname{\isurname{Name11}\ifname{Y. ...
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Multiple authors don't fit on one line

I am working with the article class. I have four authors. Unfortunately, they are just a tiny bit too wide to fit on one line. (I'm talking less than a quarter inch from the margins I had set.) How ...
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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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Change the color of title

I successfully changed a color of sections and subsections to my defined one. However I'd like to change the \title with the same way, but \titlefont{•} doesn't work (and I guess it's not supposed ...
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Multiple authors, with multiple affiliations

I have a paper with 3 authors, affiliated to 3 institutions, and it's supposed to abide to the IEEEtran format. Author A is affiliated to X and Z, Author B is affiliated to X, and Author C is ...
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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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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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Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster)

I am working on a poster. As I need to draw a block in a specific position, I do that using varblock. All of this causes a banner at the top of my title block (see the picture). Is that possible to ...
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Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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Make picture horizontally fill out page and stay at top

I'm working on a title page (this is my first day of LateX) and I want to start a titlepage with a picture that touches the top and the sides of the page, without changing its aspect ratio on A4 ...