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Questions tagged [front-matter]

The front matter of a document (in particular, a book) contains everything before the main body of text: the title page, tables of contents, dedications, prefaces, etc. For questions about specific parts of the front matter, use the respective tag (e.g. {titles} or {table-of-contents}).

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Frontmatter and Chapter headings

I'm trying to format my thesis and I got to a pre-textual element (acronyms list) that has two pages. The first page has the correct "plain" heading, but the second page doesn't, because it's ...
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Error when citing in the frontmatter (Spanish)

I'm trying to reference an article in an abstract chapter but I'm getting lots of errors that I don't understand. Here's a MWE: \documentclass[spanish]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to include additional info in the front matter of Elsarticle when using final style?

I have a question very similar to How to add normal text to frontmatter of elsarticle where I would like to include additional information in the front matter of an Elsarticle while using the final ...
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How to insert a detailed front page?

I have to write a professional document and I'd like to insert a front page with a lot of basic informations about me (address, phone, etc.). How could I do that? This is a very basic MWE: \...
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Remove space between chapter breaks in List of Figures and List of Tables

Am fightning for space in my thesis ;) Have already been able to remove vertical space between chapter breaks in TOC, but trying to do the same thing with LoF and LoT At present I am using the ...
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How to add separate “list of symbols” when “list of abbreviations” is already produced by glossaries? [duplicate]

My University's dissertation class uses glossaries to produces a "LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS". I want to use it to produce a second list, a simple "LIST OF SYMBOLS". Can this be done with glossaries? How ...
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Is there an easy way to get the \frontmatter \mainmatter, and \backmatter in a LaTeX report?

I'm writing my thesis using the report class, which does not support the \frontmatter, \mainmatter, or \backmatter commands. However, I really like the idea of having Roman numeral page numbering for ...
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Abstract come before title after `\maketitle`, how to correct

Why does come abstract before title in this example? And how to enforce the correct behaviour (title, authors, affiliations, abstract, such as in elsarticle?) \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \...
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Adjust Front Matter Numbering in User-Defined Thesis Class

I'm challenged with adjusting the page numbering in the frontmatter of my thesis. I downloaded a template thesis given here, which uses the book class as a basis for the newly defined class Thesis....
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Remove blank page after frontmatter and start first chapter page numbering with one

Can anyone help me with starting page counting from one on the first page of my first chapter? I have really tried a lot of approaches but I simply do not get behind what the reason for this strange ...
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In frontmatter after toc suddenly pagenumbering gets arabic

I can't find why the page-numbering after a chapter (or even toc) in front-matter switches to arabic. I would appreciate any helps and hints to fix this. Here is my (edited) code: \documentclass[ ...
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Putting text and a logo at the same level on a front page [closed]

I want to put text and a logo at the same level on a front page. I tried to use minipage but I had an option clash for package xcolor: \documentclass[english, a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{article} % ---...
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Is there a drawback to using \setstretch outside the preamble?

The setspace package source indicates: Three commands, \singlespacing, \onehalfspacing, and \doublespacing, are for use in the preamble to set the overall spacing for the document. If a different ...
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Hide page number on a certain page of a report, but have it counted

In a report document class, I would like to hide the numbering on a certain page in the front matter, but still have that page counted in the document wide page numbering scheme. Specifically, my ...
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frontmatter mainmatter and backmatter errors

I have this block of code which is giving me errors when using frontmatter, mainmatter and backmatter. I am getting errors at \maketitle - undefined control sequence, \input{chap2/...
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How to escape blank pages after chapter*s in front-matter of otherwise openright book

What is the preferred way to suppress blank pages following \chapter*{} in the frontmatter of a book. My book is two sided, and I'd only like to escape the (I guess) openright in the front matter, not ...
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Substituting lowerbacktitle in one-sided document

I'm using LyX and the thesis template that comes with it. When I changed my document from two-sided to one-sided a page in the output disappeared. I found out that this was the \lowertitleback that ...
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How to have roman numerals at the beginning of the document?

The first few pages of my document (introductory material) should be numbered using roman numerals. Starting with a specific chapter, the remaining pages should be numbered arabic, starting from one (...
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Problem with end{frontmatter} in elsarticle

\documentclass[review]{elsarticle} \usepackage{lineno,float,graphicx,lipsum} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage[table, dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{color, colortbl} \usepackage{...
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How can I vertically center a predefined abstract environment to the middle of text body?

I got a low level TeX code from Define abstract environment in book that defines an environment for Abstract. However, when I put it in my work, I use notitlepage option which results in the abstract ...
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Creating the following page in latex

I am done with my thesis. I am trying to replicate the following thesis page in latex. I am having a lot of hard time doing it. I tried the following code but it is giving me the same look $ \...
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\frontmatter and \mainmatter generate unwanted pages with with the text “figurechapter tablechapter”

I am working on a book manuscript with a master document which imports chapters from separate documents. The master document class is memoir. When using \frontmatter and \mainmatter, these commands ...
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How can I remove chapter 0 in the front matter (acknowledgement, toc,nomenclature) when using fancyhdr

These are my settings for fancyhdr: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} \fancyhead[RE]{Chapter \thechapter} \fancyhead[LO]{\textit{\nouppercase{\leftmark}}} ...
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Frontmatter in roman numerals with \cleardoublepage causes extra arabic number to appear

Edit I am writing my thesis using \documentclass[11pt, twoside, a4paper]{report} and I want the frontmatter to be in roman numerals. I add \cleardoublepage because people said I have to. This ...
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Conditional \if@mainmatter don’t have any effect

I try to make a command who have different behavior depending if it is executed in mainmatter area or not. So I use the \if@mainmatter command as described in the topic Checking the mainmatter But, ...
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Adapting Thesis frontispiece

I am learning LateX for my thesis work and I have already realized a frontispece for that using the following code: %%%% Frontespizio Tesi \documentclass[a4paper,titlepage,twoside]{book} \usepackage[...
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Elsarticle frontmatter corresponding author

I believe I have followed the template exactly but as this following MWE shows I am getting an asterisk on both authors and not just the corresponding author. Do I have something in the wrong order ...
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front page of thesis

To produce front page of the thesis a separate .tex file should be created? After reading several already asked question regarding the same I found that for the front page a separate \begin{document} ...
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Change spacing before chapter title within frontmatter

I am using the report class for my dissertation, which requires 2 inch margin beginning at each chapter. I am using the following command: \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{2in}{1in} This works fine for ...
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frontmatter command causing error when used with custom ToC

I've been playing with this pretty ToC, with the goal of simplifying it for my needs. I have successfully done that, but when I try to implement it into my bigger file, \frontmatter seems to cause an ...
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How to add an extra line after the Keywords part in Elsevier class

In using Elsevier class, I would like to insert an extra line of DOI: 10.xxxxx/blah right after the Keywords part. What I did is to type this line after the block \begin{keyword} ... \end{...
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Using \frontmatter but still receiving “Chapter 0” for acknowledgements [closed]

I am using document class book and in my \frontermatter I have Abstract, Acknowledgements and Table of content. My problem is that Acknowledgements has a "Chapter0" in the header but none of the ...
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How to configure running heads in Memoir so they won't appear on “matter” opening pages?

I'm using Memoir for a book, and I am having some difficulty with the running heads. I obviously need to change something, but I can't figure out where to make the change. The headers display ...
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I want to put blank pages after title page, acknowledgement, abstract, ant etc

I want to put blank pages after title page, acknowledgement, abstract, ant etc. and also I want to strat a new chapter in a right side page. my codes are below. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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How to change vertical spacing on frontmatter chapters

I'm new to latex, and I'm writing a document (book), since vertical space above \chapter is to big I want to reduce it, for chapters in the mainmatter I have no problem, because I use \documentclass ...
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Problem with \corref instruction in elsarticle document class

In the following TeX file which is written based on elsarticle template, I want the second author (author2) be the corresponding author. I put the \corref instruction for author2 but when I run the ...
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Problem with \ead instruction in elsarticle document class

I have two identical TeX files written under elsarticle template, with the exception that the names of authors are different. This small difference makes an error for the second code below while for ...
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Elsarticle abbreviations footnote before other frontmatter footnotes

In Elsevier articles, the abbreviations are presented as a footnote that appears at the bottom of the first page, before any other footnote related to the title or the authors.It has no footnote mark. ...
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Moving \mainmatter creates error with \index + \footcite

I am working with Latex for couple of years now and this is the weirdest problem I had so far. I am using scrbook and I am trying to do the following: I want first two chapters of my book (...
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Start Roman numerals after ToC using memoir

I have the following template for a book using memoir: \documentclass[a5paper, 14pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \frontmatter \chapter*{Nothing} \chapter*{Nothing} \clearpage ...
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Changing thanks to endnotes

I would like to convert the front matter thanks footnote to an endnote. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nopar]{lipsum} \usepackage{endnotes} \author{% Abraham Lincoln% \thanks{1600 ...
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wrapping figure in line with text on latex

I want to add logo picture in line with text as shown in figure (it is the picture of word document) for that purpose my code is given below \begin{center}\Large { \textbf{University name\\ }}\end{...
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remove “Manuscript submitted to ACM”

I am using acmart package manuscript option to write a report not intended to submit to ACM, yet It seems it insists on the output of "Manuscript submitted to ACM", is there any way I can remove it? ...
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use of \paragraph in abstract elsarticle

I am using elsarticle class to prepare a preprint. For this, I would like to use structured abstract i.e., use of different paragraph headings in the abstract. However, using \paragraph result in one ...
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Prevent frontmatter to reset counting

I would like to keep the same numbering throughout the whole document. But frontmatter and mainmatter are resetting the numbering. How can I prevent this behaviour? \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{book} ...
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Insert text line in array

I am looking for a (clean) way to keep text aligned in a situation like the following: thesis under the direction of: [tab] Title [&] Name [&] University with the supervision of: [...
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Page number consistency

I am working with a book using memoir class. My question involves the page numbering of the \frontmatter portion of the document. I am under the impression that the frontmatter should be consistently ...
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Acknowledgement/Dedication problem

For my thesis, after my title page (1st page), on the next few pages I want to put a page 2: dedication page 3: acknowledgement I tried using the \begin{dedication}\end{dedication} and \begin{...
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Book - information page

I have a question regarding the latex book class. I want to add a page (in the frontmatter) with information regarding copyright, ISBN, edition information, publisher, number of copies, year of ...
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Page-number-style for Marathi

I am new to this forum. I am facing a problem in page-numbering style. I am using xelatex engine for the document in Marathi Language and in Devanagari script. In book-document-class when I use \...