So I'm trying out this code from here, but I keep getting this image: enter image description here What is happening? I copy-and-pasted the code.

  • Please be more specific. Which code did you copy and paste? The string hrule (in lowercase) doesn't appear on the linked site. – Caramdir Apr 2 '11 at 5:09
  • @Caramdir -- sorry, I changed it to hrule because it wasn't working. But I copy and pasted the "University of Beer" stuff – wrongusername Apr 2 '11 at 5:10

You forgot the third line



\textsc{\LARGE University of Beer}\\[1.5cm]
\textsc{\Large Final year project}\\[0.5cm]

% Title
\HRule \\[0.4cm]
{ \huge \bfseries Lager brewing techniques}\\[0.4cm]

\HRule \\[1.5cm]

% Author and supervisor
\begin{flushleft} \large
John \textsc{Smith}
\begin{flushright} \large
\emph{Supervisor:} \\
Dr.~Mark \textsc{Brown}

% Bottom of the page
{\large \today}


enter image description here

  • The option pdftex to \documentclass and to the graphicx package is unnecessary. To say it more clearly, it must never be given, with an up-to-date TeX environment. – egreg Apr 2 '11 at 9:31
  • 1
    @egreg I keep the OP's code intact from the link but I agree with you – Alain Matthes Apr 2 '11 at 9:42

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