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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Removing vertical space inside \maketitle

In \documentclass{article}, the \maketitle command results in a lot of wasted vertical space. Is there any way for me to remove it? In other words, I'd like the author to appear directly below the ...
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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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How to add several authors with different affiliations in beamer?

Is it possible to do this in beamer? Or do I have to use other packages?
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How to use \date{\today} without using \maketitle?

I am making my own title page. I'd like Latex to display the date automatically using \date{\today} but this does not work, since I am not doing \maketitle So instead of setting the date manually ...
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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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Adding custom image in title slide

I use beamer with the warsaw style to create presentation. I would like to insert an image in the title slide as part of customization. An image that fills the whole breadth of the slide but limits to ...
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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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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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Subtitle with the \maketitle page?

Does there exist some command for subtitles in the \maketitle thing?
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Suppress page numbers in article documentclass

I want to suppress page numbers. I am also using \maketitle command which seems to trigger the problem. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,english]{article} \title{My title} \begin{document} \...
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logo in the first page only

I want to insert the logo in the title page only. However, it displays on all pages! How can I make these two figurs display as logo in the title page only? I type in the preamble: \logo{% \...
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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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Using \author and \thanks for authors with common affiliations

What is the correct way to use \author and \thanks when I want to have multiple authors having common affiliations? For instance, using \author{ABC\thanks{XYZ} \and DEF\thanks{UVW} \and GHI\thanks{...
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How to set maintitle and subtitle? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been translating a foreign paper that has main title and subtitle. My trial: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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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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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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How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file?

The ACM provides a LaTeX template called sig-alternate.cls (webpage, class file). The current version is 2.4 released in April, 2009. I would like to submit a paper for review using this class file. ...
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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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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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single-column revtex4-1 adds a page break after the title section

Using revtex4-1 in single-column mode produces a page break after the abstract. This is not the behavior with revtex4. The minimal example is really simple: \documentclass{revtex4-1} \begin{...
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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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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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title too long when using amsart

I am going to submit an artcile to a conference, and it requires the authours to use amsart document class. When I use this class, on the top of each page, it shows the title or authros name(and ...
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Multiple Authors with common affiliations in IEEEtran conference template

I have a paper where I have 4 different authors with a common affiliation. I would like to mention there names and then a single affiliation followed by individual mail addresses. I have included the ...
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Left and right aligned on same line

I am currently busy typesetting my thesis in LaTeX, but I am stuck on something with my cover/title page. At the bottom of the page, I need to type my name and my supervisor's name. This is a rough ...
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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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\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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Is there a way to add a field to the title page in beamer? [duplicate]

I have to add a \supervisor field to the title page of my presentation. Is there a way to do that in beamer? I tried adding the supervisor information to the \author field, but the content of the ...
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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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How to have the title at the top of a LaTeX document?

So far I have the following code for some document; \begin{document} \title{..} \author{..} \maketitle \end{document} When I create the file, the title is always centred but at the middle of the ...
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Abstract and title together on the first page of an article

My current setup looks like this: \documentclass[titlepage]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \title{The important role of ducks in CSI teams} \author{Masi} \begin{document} \maketitle \begin{...
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Is it possible to remove date in the title page of Beamer

I am using \usetheme{Warsaw}. It seems that it doesn't depend on the theme. Does anyone know how to remove the date in the title page?
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Adding an email to LaTeX file

Is it possible to add an email just below the authors in this code? \documentclass[11pt,oneside,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{Hello} \author{User1 \and User2} \begin{document} \...
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Remove “Abstract” title from Abstract

I am using the abstract package, but want to remove the title and associated horizontal spacing. Is there an easy way to do this? (Be aware: this may be a complete newby question, as I have only ...
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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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Same affiliation for all authors without extra packages

I have a working paper with a colleague from the same institution, so we entered: \author{A B \and C d} how can I now add affiliation, so that its for both authors (centred), and not only for one of ...
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Title, abstract, and text beginning on same page

What I want to do, is to create a document, which starts off with a title-minipage, abstract, and then start the main section. Ideally, i would like to do it on the same page, kind of like a magazine ...
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Insert date set with \date command

I searched all morning to do this. I want to insert in my custom title page the date, author, title set with the following commands \date{The date} \author{Me \and Other} \title{the document title} ...
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How do I manually break a line in the title of my thesis — using the U of Maine package

I'm using the LaTeX class package to write my thesis according to University of Maine formatting guidelines. I'm running into an issue with line breaks in the title. I'm required to break my title ...
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reduce space at the top using maketitle

I'm using XeLaTeX for my document and want to style my title page. The problem is, that \maketitle make a large top space, my text begins ca. 10 cm from the top. How can I reduce this space? In the ...
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Why are \@title, \@author, and \@date cleared during \maketitle?

(This is not a duplicate of How can I use @author, @date, and @title after maketitle?) I understand that \maketitle resets a bunch of macros, including \@title, \@author, \@date, and \maketitle ...
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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 ...