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Questions tagged [titles]

{titles} is about typesetting document titles, usually with the help of \maketitle or the titlepage environment. A popular package is {titling}.

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How to customize my titlepage?

The standard titlepage is quite simple. I am looking for a very complex titlepage and need help customizing my title page. It should match the classicthesis doctoral thesis template Below a minimal ...
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Showcase of beautiful title page done in TeX

The book is mostly meets by the Title Page. Default TeX \maketitle are simple and minimalistic. I'm looking for examples of Title Pages: complex - have different formatting; beautiful and awesome; ...
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Use the values of \title, \author and \date on a custom title page

I am trying to create a title page of my own. Is there a way to make use of the \title, \author and \date commands inside the title page? For instance: ... \title{Something Cool} \author{Cool Dude} ...
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How to create a background image on title page with LaTeX?

I want to put a background image on a title page of a document. Is it possible and does it work? EDIT: The answer by Presidenten using the eso-pic package and my answer found after some research ...
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A5 booklet printing — Title page and TOC are missing

I have a file bookletdemo.tex with the following code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[a5paper]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} % this package is for creating filler text \author{N.~N} \...
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\maketitle text before title

I want my page to look something like this (using \documentclass{article}): text title text but I can't get it right, it puts my title on the next page leaving my first text paragraph ...
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\pagestyle{empty} doesn't seem to work for page with \maketitle

In the LaTeX document pasted below, I still see page numbers upon compiling, even though I've included a \pagestyle{empty} command below the \maketitle command. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Thanks ...
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Different margins for title page

My document class is article with a4paper. The margins that I want for the body are: top: 1 inch bottom: 1 inch right: 0.5 inch left: 1.5 inch The title page should have a 1 inch margin on all four ...
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Custom title page in report or book class?

I have a long academic report to write and I am thinking of using the book class or the report class? However in both these classes the title page has the title in the centre. I want to make my own ...
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Adding more than one author with different affiliation

My goal is adding more than one author with different affiliations, it will look like something: Author A, Author B, Author C, Author D and Author E A,B,C Department of Computer Science ...
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Subtitle with the \maketitle page?

Does there exist some command for subtitles in the \maketitle thing?
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What does the titlepage environment do and what are its benefits?

I'm speaking about the article document class only, because report and book deal with titles in a different way. Obviously, the titlepage environment triggers a new page after it, and it resets the ...
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removing page number for title page

I'm using titlepage to create a title/abstract page for a paper, and I don't want a page number to appear, so I use the following fragment: \begin{titlepage} \clearpage\thispagestyle{empty} \...
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How to customize \titlepage in beamer?

I'm trying build my own theme to use for work-related presentations in beamer. I'm not so familiar with how to write the themes, I'm customizing a title page manually at the moment. What I want to ...
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How can I use @author, @date, and @title after maketitle?

I want to include the values of author, date, and title in my use of fancyhdr in a document that uses \maketitle. Googling about, I saw that @date, etc. can access the date, etc., values set in the ...
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Should I place \title, \author, \date in the preamble or after \begin{document}?

The motivation for this question Forgive me if this looks very basic to you but nobody has pointed out to me yet until now in a comment to a question that the \title command (and thus the other two ...
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How to make a new command similar to \author

I'm preparing a new template for our students' projects based on memoir. All this projects are supervised (directed) by one or more professors so I would like to declare a command like \author but ...
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Remove margins for title page

The scrbook class calculates margins automatically. For the title page of a book, I would like no margins at all, so that the text would be centered properly. How can I disable all margins for the ...
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Size and position of boxes in title page

I am trying to create a front cover in a document (class article) and I have decided to 'decorate' it with boxes. The first problem I have is that I am not sure why the title appears on the top of ...
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Omitting the date when using \maketitle

I'm using the \author and \title commands to produce a title with \maketitle. I also know that there is a \date command to specify the date of my work. However, if I omit \date, \maketitle will ...
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\subtitle doesn't work in article document class

I'm relatively new to TeX but until now I used mostly the beamer class. There I did this: \documentclass{beamer} \title{title} \subtitle{subtitle} \author{name} \date{\today} \begin{document} ...
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Creating sections each with title pages in beamers slides

I'm writing up my dissertation defense slides. I would like to have a title page for each of three chapters. Specifically, I want to be able to replicate the box that the dissertation title is in for ...
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Shorten title on each beamer slide

In a beamer presentation the title is long but ok for the first slide. The problem is that when the title appears below on each slide it is very long and I would like to use here some sort of running ...
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Create a book cover with spine, rear page and flaps

I have just finished my thesis, and I want to ask if there is a way to create a front-title page with spine (I don't know if this is the right term for the area between front page and rear page)? I ...
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How to insert an image in the front cover of a report?

I'm pretty new in LaTeX and I'm currently writing my BSc Report. Does anyone happen to know how I can insert my uni logo on the front cover of my report? I'm using \documentclass[final,letterpaper,...
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How can I get \maketitle to create a separate title page with the article class?

I am working on a maths assignment and new to using LaTeX. I have written the assignment up, but I would like the title page to be its own page. Currently my title page is a few lines generated by \...
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Redefining \maketitle to put a maximum of information in a page

I'm currently writing LaTeX articles containing all of my lessons content in order to have it on a very few pages instead of the heavy thing the teacher gives us with exercises, demonstrations and so ...
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Two 'maketitle's in article

I'm writing a report with two parts using the article class. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} \...
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Prevent abstract environment to reset pagenumbering

I use \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} for my thesis. I have three parts, each with an abstract. Whenever I put an abstract, the page numbering resets to 1. I would like to continue with the ...
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Shift title and author text up?

What is the best way to shift the title text 'up' in a LaTeX document compiled with pdftex? When I do this: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper, onecolumn]{article} \setlength{\topmargin}{0in} \title{...
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How to customize title page in beamer so that it looks like

How can I modify title page so that it looks like it is in this video. Please seek to 16 seconds and watch title page. I do not have permission to post images. I liked this theme and I want to make a ...
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How can I make the title of my BeamerPoster appear on the same page as the actual poster?

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{% \usetheme{Frankfurt}% } \...
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Logo and picture on titlepage

I need to make a title page with a logo on the top left corner, the title and the author centered and another picture under this. I tried this code but the problem is that the second image is right ...
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Multiple authors in one row with refmark, multiple affiliations in separated columns in another row

I wonder how we can list author names in the following format in LaTeX. I have 5 authors with 3 different affiliations. I am trying to list all author names with refmark in one row, and 3 ...
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Resources for title page and front matter design

I need to create the area between the outer cover and the table of contents for a novel. This will present (at least partially, but preferably at a minimum): the title the author's name the ...
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Where to put the institute information in the article document class?

I've seen in other document classes that one can input the authors' institutes via special commands, for example in revtex4 I can put \title{Aggregation According to Classical Kinetics---From ...
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Full page image as title page

Background Wrote a technical manual in LyX. The technical manual currently has two parts: Cover image (PDF) Manual text (PDF) Problem When merging the two PDF files (with GhostScript or other ...
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How to change title font size in moderncv?

How can I change the title font size (First name, Family Name) in a resume written using moderncv package?
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Authors with multiple affiliations

The problem Using this template I want to have an author in the list of authors with multiple affiliations. Like in this mockup ("Othercoauthor" has multiple affiliations): The code This is some ...
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How to remove a blank page “before” the title page

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXniCenter for writing my thesis. I have a lot of packages and everything was going well, until last night that a blank page with ".0" written in the top left corner kept ...
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Part title in list of figures and tables?

I'm using KOMAScript. I have a \listoffigures and a \listoftables. My document has several \part{}'s. In the two lists the figures and tables are already grouped (small vertical space) by the chapters....
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Preventing page break after title page

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis proposal, which is using the article class. I have the page formatted correctly, but it does not act like the default article title page where the ...
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Renaming date in revtex4

I found the similar question and answer for renaming some of the keywords, but they were for revtex4-1. Since my document is giving me strange errors when I'm using revtex4-1, and not when I'm using ...
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titling's \thetitle, \theauthor and \thedate don't work

I was trying to use \thetitle, \theauthor and \thedate of the titling package, but none of them worked. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titling} \begin{document} \thetitle \theauthor \...
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Moderncv casual header - photo right, name and title on the left

I like the moderncv casual theme, but I would like to change the order of the photo and the name / title. I tried the solution described in this question: Modify moderncv header ! Undefined control ...
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Title page line spacing

I have a simple problem but I didn't manage to find any answer for it. In my title page, I just used \title{Name of the title} then \hrule height 0,1cm \leavevmode \\[0,5cm] {\Huge{\textbf{\@...
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How to place text over an image

I want to make this for my cover page, to write over an image. Any advice will be very well received.
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Hide navigation information in sidebar on title page and TOC page (beamer)

Edited for clarity: I am trying to remove the navigation information in the sidebar that lists a TOC on the title page and the TOC page in a beamer presentation. I still want the sidebar to appear ...
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Left align abstract, title and authors

I would like to re-align my title, authors and abstract to the left of the document. The example in this question is basically the output I want, but I do not want to use the memoir environment. MWE: ...
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What's the correct use of \author when multiple authors?

Working on a project, the article we are writing is written by me and someone else. How should I fill the \author? What about \author{LASTNAME1, FIRSTNAME1 \& LASTNAME2, FIRSTNAME2}? It doesn't ...