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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Using \maketitle twice in the same article

I need to write a single, short PDF file that contains two distinct parts. I don't want to mess with PDF joins and hacks, as I need both parts to share page numbers, citations, etc. However, I want ...
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\everymath and author color

Consider the following example: \documentclass[11pt]{paper} \usepackage[usenames]{color} \definecolor{foo}{rgb}{0.75,0.0,0.0} \everymath{\color{foo}} \title{something} \author{someone} \begin{...
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Chapter header wanted in a separate page

As the title indicates I want the chapters' titles to appear in the middle of a separate page.
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How to reduce the space between the author block and paper text? sig-alternate.cls

I am using the template sig-alternate.cls, but I find that the space between the author block and the paper text is too large, how can I reduce this space? Edit: I want to reduce the space between ...
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Authors in amsart

Is there any way of having a nicely formatted authors section in amsart? By nicely formated I mean something like here:
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Disable/toggle smallcaps in the title

I am using the amsart document class. I want to to change the text in the titles (such as in \author) to be written normally and not in small caps. How can I change this globally? That is, so that ...
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How do I make a command to display a custom title page?

I followed the advice on the question What do \makeatletter and \makeatother do? to try to make a custom command that displays a custom title page, but it is not working. ./article.tex:17: You can't ...
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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\hrule underlining of subsection titles

I want an underlining of my subsection titles - a horizontal line that extends the whole page width like a \hrule. I tried the answer from this question which is to add these lines: \titleformat{\...
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authblk affiliations on same line

When using authblk and an author/affilliation list like this: \author[1]{Auth1} \author[1]{Auth2} \author[1]{Auth3} \author[1]{Auth4} \author[2]{Auth5} \author[1]{Auth6} \author[2]{Auth7} \affil[1]{...
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How to edit the title page of the beamer?

I would like to edit the title page of the beamer presentation template in order display my name and my project supervisor's name in the title slide. Is this possible? Can it be achieved easily? ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in \...
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Change the title size in scrartcl

I'd like to use a smaller title. I'm using the scrartcl documentclass from the KOMA-Script bundle. I can change it's color font but not it's size. \setkomafont{title}{\normalfont\bfseries\small} ...
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How to create a book title like this?

This is Roger Penrose' book The Road to Reality's title Currently my document begins like this, \documentclass{report} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{varwidth} \...
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Beamer: Line spread in headline is ignored

I am trying to build my own beamertheme and I want to modify the line spread in the title. I use {\LARGE \linespread{1.6} \selectfont \inserttitle \par} to modify the line spread, but it does only ...
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Vertically Center title page : Article

How can I vertically center the text on a title page ? My MWE : \documentclass[]{article} \title{Project Title} \date{2016-31-01} \author{Author Name} \begin{document} \pagenumbering{gobble} \...
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Tricky macro expansion and list

I posted these two question Tricky macro expansion Tricky list Now I would like to merge the two issues: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newcounter{a@c} \newcounter{b@c} \newcounter{c@c} \...
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Inserting a picture in a title page

I am trying to insert a picture in the first page of my report but it is becoming on a separate page or else it comes above the title. I want it to be between author and date: \begin{document} \...
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Can't break a line in \maketitle with \raggedright

(This is, in a sense, a follow-up to Insert text between title and author). When using \raggedright in the preamble, LaTeX throws an error when I use a linebreak command \\ in \maketitle. How can I ...
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How do I add beautiful borders to the title page

I want to add an attractive border to the title page alone. Please explain how I can do this?
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Authors with same affiliations on title page

I want to achieve the exact same title page layout as the paper shown here. For those that do not want to download the paper, the image of the title page is shown below: The super-scripts indicating ...
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Adding a specific title to list of abbreviations / acronyms in LaTeX

If I have the following code to handle generating a list of acronyms in LaTeX \usepackage[acronym,footnote,nonumberlist]{glossaries} % Makes a list of abbreviations. \usepackage{glossary-mcols} \...
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Force multiple lines for the name tag

I'm currently entering authors an a paper and I came across this problem: As you can see there are multiple names on one line, though outside the page. I would like to get them on two lines. At the ...
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Print a short title in the header

I'm creating a style file to use as a template for submissions to a specific journal. That journal requires a short title in the header. I could easily hard-code such a short title in the style file ...
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Need help to create such a beautiful title page

I have seen such a beautiful preamble (got the PDF from on of my studentfriends and need help to create such a beautiful titlepage. The black bands are to make the picture anonymous, to hide the ...
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supervisor field on the page of the title with Beamer

I am editing a presentation of a research project, I am wondering if there is a field for "supervisor" on the page of the title, for instance \supervisor(which actually does not work)... If not, where ...
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No Line Break in Author Command? It goes off the page!

This answer by @AndrewSwann demonstrates use of the \author{} command. I am writing an article with a bunch of authors, and when I use this command, it goes off the page: How can I fix this? Using ...
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LaTeX package “titling”, titles with hard line breaks, and \MakeUpperCase

I have a document with a title that is spread over several lines using hard line breaks. To configure the title formatting, I use the titling package with code adapted from its documentation: \...
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Getting rid of numbers

How would I get rid of the date, and the numbers 1 and 2? My latex code is below. I cant post images as Im a new user, sorry! \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Banana Cake} \...
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What are the differences between \par\vspace{2cm}\noindent and \\[2cm]?

I am designing a titlepage for my report and I am a bit confused in deciding to use either \par\vspace{2cm}\noindent or \\[2cm] (for example). Shortly speaking, what are the differences between \par\...
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Multiple authors don't fit on one line

I am working with the article class. I have four authors. Unfortunately, they are just a tiny bit too wide to fit on one line. (I'm talking less than a quarter inch from the margins I had set.) How ...
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Altering format of apa6e

I am fairly new to LaTeX and am just learning how to use this terrific tool. Because of this newness I lack the vocabulary to search properly or edit code within LaTeX files. That places me in a bad ...
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Separators for author group (IF conditon)

I am new to LaTeX, just a beginner, basically a Perl developer. I have created a LaTeX file \begin{document} \cont{\iname{\isurname{Name1}\ifname{K. C. G.}}\iname{\isurname{Name11}\ifname{Y. Q.}}\...
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adding co-authors to customised title page for beamer presentation

I have customised my title page, using \title \date and \institute. I would like to add another line with co-authors, but I couldn't find any examples of how to do it. My ideas at the moment are I ...
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Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster)

I am working on a poster. As I need to draw a block in a specific position, I do that using varblock. All of this causes a banner at the top of my title block (see the picture). Is that possible to ...
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Show a shorter title in the bottom part of the presentation

How can I show a shorter title so it doesn't get cut, this is an example of my problem. In the bottom part the title is cut before finishing so i want to show something shorter just [Lorem Ipsum and ...
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Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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Adding more items on tex article title section

This is what I have at the head of my tex document (article): \title{Some Article} \author{John Doe} \date{\today} \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage[...
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Modify the title page of a template?

I am trying to add some information to the title page of a template which I downloaded. How can I add text below "John Smith", for instance a student number, or a subtitle above John Smith? The ...
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Date not being displayed in title

Could anyone tell me why the date is not being shown in the title of my document. The document class is proc. If I remove \date{\today} my title moves down a return, but no date is displayed when I ...
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Change the color of the main title without redefining \maketitle

I'm looking for a way to change the color of the main title of a document without redefining the \maketitle. A Google search only yields how to systematically change the section titles that does not ...
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Frame for a title page

The cover of Gonzalo Medina from here : Presentation Beamer [title page] is beautiful and bright i tried to do it like him but in \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} here is my try \...
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How to align vertically beamer titlegraphics?

In a beamer presentation, I am using the following code to add logos on my title page: \titlegraphic{ \includegraphics[width=3cm]{logo-lirmm.png} \hspace*{0.75cm}~% \includegraphics[width=3cm]{...
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float left figure in titlepage

I try add a figure in the titlepage \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \begin{figure}[h] \includegraphics[scale=0.15]{images/logo.jpg} \end{figure} ...
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Two \maketitle in the document: an issue with \thanks

I need to have two \maketitles in a document. The titling package handles this almost perfectly. The issue is that I use the \thanks command in the \title and in the \author, and then, in the second \...
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How put title in dedicatory?

I want to put the title bigger, without losing the alignment of the paragraph of the dedication \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,left=30mm,right=20mm,top=25mm,bottom=...
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Make a rainbow line

I found a template for a title page: https://www.latextemplates.com/template/vertical-line-title-page There's a piece of code that draws a vertical line: \rule{1pt}{\textheight} % Vertical line I'...
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Numerous titles and headers

I want more than one title for each topic in one document, I don't want to just combine two or three pdfs. And I want to show different headers starting from each title page. There's one problem I ...
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Lineheight of \huge text too small

I have the following two titles in my custom title page: (originally two different languages) \begin{center} {\Large My Thesis\\ \vspace*{0.5cm} \textbf{\huge ...
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Formatting and alignment of authors in \maketitle

I am in the process of creating a LaTeX template for a conference submission, and up until now I've been working only with the anonymous submissions. Now I need to create the "camera-ready" version, ...