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I can not remove the drafting date from the title page of my thesis.

I am using classicthesis to write my thesis. I am not using the classigthesis-config.tex but define the package options directly when loading the classicthesis usepackage. 'drafting' is not included, but the date remains. I have used the 'search' function to search for 'draft' and 'drafting' in all files - there is none.

Please help me remove the draft date. Thank you in advance.

    \documentclass[twoside,11pt,a4paper,openright,footinclude=true,headinclude=true, cleardoublepage=empty]{scrbook}
\usepackage[
eulerchapternumbers,
linedheaders,
%parts,
pdfspacing,
%dottedtoc,
listings,
eulermath,
subfig]
{classicthesis}

\title{
\Huge\textls[80]{\textsc{The letterspaced smallcaps look great}}\\
\vspace*{10 mm}
\large\textls[80]{\textsc{JANE DOE}}\\
\large\textls[80]{\textsc{PhD thesis $\cdot$ 2017}}
}

\begin{document}

\maketitle

\thispagestyle{empty}
\null\newpage

\end{document}
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    your example just makes an error ! LaTeX Error: \l@subfigure undefined. ? – David Carlisle Jul 19 '17 at 19:08
  • do you just mean today's date in the title page? that is just the scrbook title, \date{} would make it empty – David Carlisle Jul 19 '17 at 19:33
  • That solved it. Thank you - and sorry for the error MWE – Katarina Jul 20 '17 at 6:48
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The date printed by \maketitle is not a result of a draft option. It is simple part of the default document title page. Its contents can be changed using the argument of command \date. So you can use eg \date{<final date>} or an empty date with \date{}.

But you are using \title to format the complet contents of the title page. So maybe it is better to use the titlepage environment instead \maketitle:

\documentclass[open=right,footinclude=true,headinclude=true, cleardoublepage=empty]{scrbook}
\usepackage[
eulerchapternumbers,
linedheaders,
%parts,
pdfspacing,
%dottedtoc,
listings,
eulermath,
%subfig% would need one of the packages subcaption, subfig, ...
]
{classicthesis}

\begin{document}
\begin{titlepage}
  \begin{center}
    \vspace*{\fill}%
    \usekomafont{title}\large%
    {\Huge\textls[80]{\textsc{The letterspaced smallcaps look great}}\par}%
    \vspace*{10 mm}%
    \textls[80]{\textsc{JANE DOE}}\par
    \textls[80]{\textsc{PhD thesis $\cdot$ 2017}}\par
    \vspace{\stretch{4.5}}%
  \end{center}
\end{titlepage}
\cleardoublepage
Text
\end{document}

Note, that you can use \cleardoublepage to insert an empty even page after the title page.

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The scrbook class you are using uses the date in the title you can make this empty using the standard latex command

\date{}

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