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{els-cas} is for questions about Elsevier's new document classes "cas-sc" and "cas-dc". Questions about the "elsarticle" document class should use the {elsarticle} tag instead.

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Author name hyphen(-) not recognized in Elsevier's CAS Latex template

I'm using Elsevier's CAS Latex Double-Column Template LaTeX package. (https://ko.overleaf.com/latex/templates/elseviers-cas-latex-double-column-template/hhzpymgjmxfk) There was a problem that I couldn'...
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PdfLaTex: Equation Problem When Using Elsevier Template

I'm trying to use the Elsevier template from https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/els-cas-templates, but I meet a problem when I try to crossref an equation, the results become Eq. (1)...
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MiKTeX complier driver did not succeed

I have the following tex: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-dc} \usepackage[authoryear,longnamesfirst]{natbib} \begin{document} \title[mode = title]{Leveraging social media news to predict ...
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PdfLaTex: Author List Problem When Using Elsevier Template

I'm trying to use the Elsevier template from https://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/els-cas-templates, but I meet a problem when I try to include more than two authors, the results ...
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Elsevier cas-sc document class doesn't work properly with XeLatex

I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-dc} and I have Arabic text in my article, when I try to execute using XeLatex, it returns this error and displays weired characters in the pdf output. /usr/...
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Number of Pages for Appendix in Elsevier Template

I met a problem when using the Elsevier template downloaded here: https://www.ctan.org/pkg/els-cas-templates/ When I try to add an Appendix, the number of pages will exceed its limitation, for ...
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How to line up two images with different titles side by side in Elsevier cas-dc class?

I am using elsevier's template - cas-dc, and I would like to have two images with different titles side by side in a double-column. But the captions don't appear directly below the image, one of the ...
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Abstract not showing correctly when I use arabtex package with els-cas-templates (Elsevier updated LaTeX templates)

when I used this package "\usepackage{arabtex}" in the cas-dc latex file in order to use some arabic words in my paper, the abstract disappears !!!!! is there any solution to deal with this ...
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Package Natbib warning when trying to cite in cas-dc.cls

This is a follow-up to my question here. It's my first time trying to write in Overleaf and I've been finding it super frustrating. The template I want to use comes pre-loaded with all kinds of ...
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Table caption is indented

I am using cas-dc.cls for my article. If I start to my table with the \begin{table*}, table is generated fine but the caption is indented. If I remove the asterisk like \begin{table}, then indentation ...
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How to properly configure cas-dc

I am trying to write an article for an elsevier journal using their double column layout. Unfortunately whatever I try, the class \documentclass{cas-dc} gives me the following error: Undefined ...
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\shorttitle error in Elsevier latex template

I am getting this error. Can anyone figure out the error? It will be helpful for me. Thank you in advance. Undefined control sequence. Please find code below and details here: \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Error messages when trying to compile

I'm a new LaTex user. I want to submit a paper to Elsevier, thus I downloaded the "els-cas-templates" package. Specifically, I've been using the "cas-sc-template" file. When I ...
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How to start and use Elsevier cas-sc-template

years ago, i wrote my thesis with TeXnicCenter which was no big deal for me. My sister now has to publish her MD testis and she has to use elsevir cas-sc-template. I sad to help her, but i try to get ...
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Compile Elsevier template get this error: LaTeX3 Error: The key 'stm/author/<options>' is unknown and is being(LaTeX3) ignored

I download Elsevier template here https://www.ctan.org/pkg/els-cas-templates/, and use cas-dc-template.tex, when I compile it, I get this error: LaTeX3 Error: The key 'stm/author/' is unknown and is ...
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how to customize the Lyx layout to write affiliation with new cas-dc class format?

I almost find a solution. Style Author Margin Static LatexType Command Category FrontMatter InTitle 0 Argument 1 LabelString "ref address&...
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One column PDF from cas-dc two column class file

I am preparing a manuscript using Elsevier's cas-dc.cls class for two column output. I am looking for a way to produce a single column output PDF file using the cas-dc.cls for review. The ...
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Changing font type and size of nomenclature

I am preparing a manuscript using Elsevier cas-dc.cls class. In that I have added a nomenclature using package nomencl. While I would like the font type and size to be the same as the rest of the ...
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Figure label separator in Elsevier double column class cas-dc

I am preparing a manuscript using Elsevier cas-dc double column class and facing difficulty to change the label separator for figures. The default is a colon so that a figure label is formatted as Fig....
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How to put Graphic Abstract and Highlights on the first page of cas-dc document class?

The cas-dc template puts graphicalabstract and highlights environments on the first two pages of an article: Is there a way to define environments like Article Info or Abstract and reproduce the ...
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Latex pop up error Misplaced \omit. \multispan ->\omit@multispan for Table in Elsevier cas-sc template

\documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-sc} \usepackage{booktabs, makecell} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{table}%[!htbp] \centering \caption{{Week ahead forecasted ...
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\biboptions with cas-dc does not work [duplicate]

Hey Guys I am using the cas-dc DocumentClass and I would like to use sort&compress from natbib with my citation. According to there guiedlines I can use \biboptions{sort&compress} but that dos ...
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How to remove preprint submitted to Elsevier in cas_dc class template

I have used cas_dc class as a template. I tried to remove the footer 'preprint submitted to Elsevier using this code: \makeatletter \def\ps@first{% \let\@oddhead\@empty \let\@evenhead\@empty \...
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els-cas-templates references not displaying correctly using PDFLaTeX [duplicate]

I download the contents of the els-cas-templates LaTeX files here, extract it into a new folder. I firstly open up the pdf document and check the references are displaying correctly, before re-...
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How to use APA6 style in Elsevier's cas-dc.cls class file

Last week I have submitted my manuscript to the ESWA (Expert Systems with Applications), but two days ago they sent an email about my citation format. Here is the mail: Please note that all paper ...
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Latex pop ups error "!Missing \endgroup inserted for a table in document class Elsevier {cas-sc}. How can I resolve this problem?

\documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-sc} %\usepackage{float} %\usepackage{flafter} \newlength\bibsep % ?? \newcommand\theadb[1]{\multicolumn{1}{c}{\bfseries #1}} \usepackage{booktabs,siunitx} \begin{...
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Why do I see the "'h' float to 'ht'" warning when I use \ead or \fntext for authors in cas-sc-template?

No matter where I try to edit it, on overleaf or downloading it from the journal link and work on it on some editor on my computer, if I don't remove the \ead{} and \fntext{} for the authors when ...
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Elsevier cas-dc class hyperref warning: ignoring empty anchor on input line

I'm trying to compile the Elsevier CAS double column template which is provided at: http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/els-cas-templates.zip When I compile with pdfLatex on Overleaf, I get ...
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How to add an arrow on each side-by-side subfigures in the document class 'cas-dc' in Latex?

I want to point to a specific object (such as the following example) in each sub-images with an arrow. I have also seen some suggestions such as this link. How can I do it in the following document? ...
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Moving caption to the left [duplicate]

I just add a figure but the caption starts on the middle, how can I fix it? I tried with \captionsetup{justification=raggedright,singlelinecheck=false} but it did not move the caption. I want it to ...
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How to change the style of summation symbol in the document class 'cas-dc' in Latex?

I have to use the \documentclass[<options>]{cas-dc} , and also I have used the following packages in my document in Latex. The default style of the summation symbol in the document class cas-dc ...
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Use of \@xfootnotenext doesn't match its definition

I am using Elsevier LaTeX template to publish an article on an Elsevier journal and I got the following error: 165 Use of \@xfootnotenext doesn't match its definition. \@ifnextchar ... \reserved@d =#...
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How to add the picture of authors in the biography section of two-column elsevier templat

I wanna add the picture of authors to the biography section of my paper. I use Template article for cas-dc document class for double column output. But the picture boxes overlap with other writings as ...
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Error '! Missing = inserted for \ifnum' with cas-dc class

Background I am currently working on submitting a journal manuscript and am trying to convert my original manuscript from elsarticle class to cas-dc based on feedback and recommendations from Elsevier....
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\tnotemark and \cormark not appearing next to title or author when using cas-dc

Background I recently switched over a publication I am working on from elsarticle class to cas-dc in line with the journal's publishing recommendations, elsarticle In elsarticle you might use ...
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How to put a figure with some subfigures in two columns in cas-dc class?

I use cas-dc class of Elsevier in Overleaf. I want to put a figure with some subfigures in two-column paper and my code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn,twocolumn]{cas-dc} \usepackage{...
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Package xcolor Error: Undefined color `'

I am getting this error which points to the input line where \maketitle is. The error goes away once I remove my \title{}. The code is down below: Note: I am using overleaf. \documentclass[a4paper,...
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els-cas-templates – Elsevier updated LATEX templates - extra comma when including images using \begin{figure}[h]

I'm using Elsevier single column using Overleaf. When I include images using the following code, I saw an extra comma added on the top of the image. My file is around 40 pages and I have many figures ...
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CAS bundle (an Elsevier document class) - pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts

I'm writing a scientific article using CAS bundle from Elsevier, which is a double-column format. This how my document looks. \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-dc} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \...
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Elsevier cas-sc template: figure caption cannot be centered

I am using Elsevier's cas-sc.cls. Captions of figures are left-aligned, but I want the captions to be aligned to the center below the figure. I tried using \captionsetup{justification=centering} ...
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Using Biblatex/biber, how to make each whole bibliography line-item a clickable hyperlink?

I recently asked a very similar question here using bibtex and natbib. I got in touch with the journal's typesetters, who has asked me to use the cas-sc.cls file along with biblatex/biber, and pointed ...
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Margin of caption different than text body in 2-column table (cas-dc)

I have the following problem: I want the caption above the table to start flushed left and not with the space. Here is the MWE copy paste from my project: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-dc} \...
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Caption placement for double column figure in Elsevier document

I am unable to get my caption to be properly (left) spaced below a figure in a double column document. This is using the Elsevier double-column template. No errors or warnings are present but the ...
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Removing/Turning off the ORCID ID feature in els-cas template

Is there a way to remove/turn off the ORCID ID feature from the footnote of the title page? I am using Elsevier's CAS LaTeX Single Column Template.
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\msg_term:n deprecated error in cas-dc (els-cas)

I was creating a PDF using cas-dc-template.tex downloaded from http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/els-cas-templates.zip However it causes the following error: LaTeX3 Error: '\msg_term:n' ...
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Two column float with [b] using the cas-dc template

I am using the cas-dc template for Elsevier. When trying to use \begin{figure*}[pos=b] content \end{figure*} the illustration is not shown at the bottom of the page, but still at the top. I have ...
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The key 'cas/fig/h' is unknown and is being ignored [duplicate]

I need to put a figure in a specific position in my text, and I tried {h}, {ht}, {hbt} in my commands, but I get this error: LaTeX error: "kernel/key-unknown" The key 'cas/fig/h' is unknown and is ...
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Double line spacing in cas-sc formatted latex for Elseiver

I am having trouble proof reading my document in single spaced. How can I get double spaced? I am using the cas-cs documentclass on Overleaf. For older version of the template I've found review ...
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Error when including e-mail when using the els-cas Elsevier template

When I try to include my e-mail or an URL when using the cas-sc class I get an error with \maketitle. Here's my document: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{cas-sc} \usepackage{booktabs,siunitx} \...
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Elsevier cas-sc template unable to center the caption for figure and Table [closed]

I am writing a paper for Elsevier using cas-sc.cls. The captions for both figure and table are ragged to right. even the following command didn't work with me \usepackage[labelfont=bf, justification=...
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