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I went with: \begin{abstract} This is cool paper about vuvuzelas. \end{abstract} \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Acknowledgements} \begin{abstract} Thanks Mum! \end{abstract} This way both look similar and good.


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The abstract appears on its own page because you've specified the titlepage option to the article document class: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper, titlepage]{article} If you remove this option (or specify notitlepage), then the abstract will appear on the first page, together with the article title, author, and date: ...


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Your command is correct. However, I guess you're using the babel langage package which overrides it. In that case, use the \addto command of babel, i.e. replace \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} by \addto{\captionsenglish}{\renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary}} That applies to further names as well, such as \prefacename, ...


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The simplest way is \usepackage{abstract} \renewcommand{\abstractname}{} % clear the title \renewcommand{\absnamepos}{empty} % originally center The title is stored in \abstractname, so we clear it; but abstract puts the title between \begin{center} and \end{center}, but actually center is stored in the macro \absnamepos; so we abuse LaTeX features and ...


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The easiest way is to insert \noindent: \begin{abstract} \noindent Recent reports ... \end{abstract} The reason is, that article uses a quotation environment for the abstract, and quotation uses paragraph indentation in contrary to quote. So, you coud redefine the abstract environment to use quote, but it's easier just to insert \noindent. If needed, you ...


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This should make the trick. Important Note: This is a copy-paste from: I've just tested it \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ... \begin{document} ... % \author, etc \twocolumn[ \begin{@twocolumnfalse} \maketitle \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} \end{@twocolumnfalse} ]


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Based on Paulo Cereda's suggestion (And the fact I just wrote up a thesis with an abstract using that package, though I didn't double space the abstract), I threw together an example of how this works. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace} %Allows double spacing with the \doublespacing command \begin{document} \begin{abstract} \doublespacing ...


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To set a title use the option abstract=on. To change the language load both languages via option and uses the command \selectlanguage provided by babel. To set a double abstract put the environments abstract in a minipage Here a small example: \documentclass[abstract=on]{scrreprt} \usepackage[italian,english]{babel} %Loaded here: ...


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\section*{Acknowledgements} Thanks Mum.


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Without abusing the usual commands, you can redefine abstract and patch the \maketitle command: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage]{scrartcl} \newsavebox{\abstractbox} \renewenvironment{abstract} {\begin{lrbox}{0}\begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \begin{center}\normalfont\sectfont\abstractname\end{center}\quotation} ...


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\renewcommand{\abstractname}{\vspace{-\baselineskip}} Slightly more economical than the proposed solution (no need for abstract package).


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There are really two questions here: how to define the interface and how to implement it. I'll only tackle the former, because the implementation would require several hours' work. First you have to decide whether using non standard commands, say \Title and \Author instead of \title and \author. There are many classes around and different realizations. For ...


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if you're submitting this article to the ams, even if you put the keywords into the abstract, they would be edited to put them into the first-page footnotes. if you're just using the amsart class to prepare a preprint, then my suggestion is to start a new paragraph within the abstract, perhaps like this: \smallskip \noindent \textbf{Keywords.} list of ...


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You can try this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum}% just for this example \newcommand{\university}[1]{\cr \itshape #1} \def\onlyabstracts{% \long\def\documentclass##1##2\title##3##4\begin##5{\title{##3}##4} \def\title##1{\vskip5ex{\centering\LARGE##1\par}} \let\author=\authorX \let\and=\andX \def\date##1{} \let\maketitle=\relax ...


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I've written a short pythontex solution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pythontex} \newcommand{\university}[1]{{\centering\itshape\large #1\par}\vskip5ex} \newcommand{\abstitle}[1]{{\centering\LARGE #1\par}\vskip3ex} \newcommand{\absauthor}[1]{{\centering\large #1\par}} ...


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abstract is an environment and should be used as such. And \linewidth is smaller than \textwidth within abstract because abstract (without article's titlepage class option) is based on the quotation environment which adds left-hand and right-hand indentation. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} This is an abstract. This is an ...


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You can do these things with etoc: Note: for an elaboration (incorporating the remark below) of the technique see my answer to Expanded toc-like environment Remark: The code below defines a command \sectionsummary which ultimately writes things to the .toc file. It thus has the same difficulties with fragile commands that the \section command has. To ...


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I had a look at the documentation and found out that you can easily set new variables. Sadly, I don't think pandoc is able to automatically extract custom variables, since the documentation states that some variables are automatically set, other aren't. We can extend default.latex from $PANDOC_HOME/templates to include an abstract verification. I made a ...


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Assuming that the abstract and acknowledgement contents is typeset using a \chapter*{...}, you could do the following: \chapter*{Abstract}% \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{\numberline{}Abstract}% ... \chapter*{Acknowledgements}% \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{\numberline{}Acknowledgements}% ... This will add a chapter-level (chapter) entry to the table of ...


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Add \thispagestyle{plain} immediately after starting your abstract environment. (In the report class, at the begin of the abstract environment, \titlepage is called internally by default, which sets \thispagestyle{empty}.) EDIT: If you want to switch to arabic page numbering for the rest of your paper, consider to use the book class instead of report and to ...


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I agree with egreg's comment about using another document class. However if, for some reason, you must use apa6e, then 1., 2., and 3. can be solved by redefining \maketitle as implemented in apa6e.cls. You, however, don't have to modify the file apa6e.cls directly (which, in any case, is never a good practice). You can, for example, make the changes in your ...


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Page 1, lines 11-12 of the lineno states: lineno.sty can only number lines in the main text. Lines in any kind of boxes cannot be numbered. But see section 7.4 below. The AMS class file typesets the abstract as part of the title page, but the abstract is specified using an environment. So it has to slurp in the text and save it for reuse. It does ...


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Here is an example that uses one of the KOMA-Script classes to achieve a similar effect: \documentclass[pagesize=auto, version=last, chapterprefix=true]{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \renewcommand*{\thesection}{\S\enspace\arabic{section}} \renewcommand*{\dictumwidth}{0.7\textwidth} \renewcommand*{\raggeddictum}{\raggedright} ...


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You could misuse the \publishers element: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,abstracton,titlepage]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \titlehead{University} \title{Title} \subject{Subject} \author{Author} \publishers{% \normalfont\normalsize% \parbox{0.8\linewidth}{% ...


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If you use the multicol package then you can easily mix different column format \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum}% for dummy text \begin{document} \begin{abstract} \lipsum[1] \end{abstract} \begin{multicols}{2} \lipsum[2] \end{multicols} \end{document}


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As I said in my comment, \cleardoublepage only works in a double sided layout, so adding twoside to your class options should fix that part. However you problems are not all fixed by this. The other issue is that\pagenumbering{plain} is not a valid counter scheme. What you probably meant is \pagenumbering{arabic}. Once these two changes are done, your ...


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There's probably no hard-and-fast rule, but I have two suggestions for abstracts, acknowledgements etc. in different languages. One possibility is to typeset the respective text components basically as unnumbered chapters or sections (using the highest-ranking heading of your document). As a tweak, you could locally disable the \clearpage command so that ...


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It depends on the option of the class titlepage. The default setting is titlepage=true. You can do two things: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper,notitlepage]{report} Or redefine abstract: \makeatletter \renewenvironment{abstract}{% \if@twocolumn \section*{\abstractname}% \else \small \begin{center}% {\bfseries ...


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I was threatened in the chatroom for writing an answer, so here it is. :) Personally, I think there cannot be an automatic solution in the sense of working without a minimal effort on complying with a couple of rules. That said, I decided to take the scripting path and provide a very simple yet powerful solution to this question. First things first: I ...


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You don't give much indication of the desired layout but perhaps \def\chapstract#1{\begin{quote}\small\itshape#1\end{quote}} \leftskip and \rightskip are TeX primitives which should not be set directly in LaTeX. (The quote environment use the LaTeX list mechanism to set these in a safe way). The full definition of quote in the standard classes is ...



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