Questions tagged [titling]

{titling} is a package providing control over the \maketitle command. For general questions about titles and title pages, use {titles}. For questions about lower-level titles like \section and \chapter, use {sectioning} instead.

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Biblatex is zeroing Bob! Is Biblatex incompatible with titling, Memoir and more?

Consider the following Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse,titling} \NewDocumentCommand\makethis { } {% {\LARGE\theauthor\bigskip\par} } \author{Bob} \...
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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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Check what kind of document class is used

I have defined a .sty-file which I use in a report, which holds a lot of good information and styles for how my documents should look like. This have been working great, until when I tried making a ...
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How can I get the Title, Author, and Date on the same line?

I would like to have Title flush left Author flush right Date flush right How can I do this on the same line or on a shared line? I was hope to achieve the following: This is as far as I got ...
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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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Building a title block for a class

I am trying to build a class with a title block (using titling) such that the end user enters data into two fields. One variable is sopchaptertitle, and the other is sopchapternumber. I want to then ...
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Removing extra vertical space in \maketitle with titling package

Consider the following two LaTeX source files: First, manually producing a title using a new environment (eww): \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \parindent0cm% \newenvironment*{mytitle}{\begin{...
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Modifying \maketitle with the titling package

Modyfying the \maketitle command with the titling package is challenging, as the documentation has very little explanation and examples to let users like me understand what to do. This gets even ...
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titlesec versus titling; mangling \thetitle

I want to have the chapter name and title of the document appear in the header; I know how to do that with fancyhdr and titling, one of the miscellaneous functions of the latter is to preserve the \...
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How do I use titling with hyperref and unicode?

I want to use the titling package to access title and author with \thetitle and \theauthor, which I want to include in the PDF metadata with hyperref. But both title and author can contain umlauts ...
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What is an alternative to \thanks for an author's footnote?

I wonder what besides \thanks can be used for author's footnote. The problem is that when I have two different titles with two different authors and two different \thanks, the second footnote shows ...
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How to give vertical space for a multiline title? [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \title{Validation of Numerical Simulation of Fender Tests\par} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} \...
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How to change the font for chapter title with titlesec and titling under XeTeX?

I'm using XeTeX to edit a document in which I am trying to use titlesec and titling to set a different font for some headings. I'm using the approach suggested as a reply to a similar question, but ...
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Aligning multiple authors (with pictures) in a grid

Working on a project with 4 members, I'd like to align the authors in an "even" way on the title page. I'm thinking a simple 2 by 2 "grid" would likely look best, but I'm having some issues getting it ...
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Titling package

In the footer of a page, footnotes and thanks are not correctly aligned. How to get the expected alignment? In the following example, the commands \thanks{} are typeset using numbers, as expected: \...
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Why \protect doesn't work with \linebreak?

This question is merely educational and it does not intent to find a solution to a problem, please don't provide an answer like "just use \\ instead of \linebreak". In the following code, the ...
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Flush \thanks to the left margin and turn of text justification

I use footmisc to modify the layout of my footnotes such that the footnote marker and the footnote text flush to the left margin, and I turn off the justification and hyphenation in the footnotes with ...
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svn and titling conflict?

Somehow there is a strange conflict with the svn package and the titling package. The following code gives me an error on TeXLive 2010 (but on an old TeX distribution at my work computer, it compiles ...
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Can't get unicode to work in \title (inputenc: Unicode char not set up for use with LaTeX)

I want to use bottom bracket ⎵ in a title: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage[lf]{venturis} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \title{Foo⎵Bar} ...
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Subtitle, abstract and multiple authors using Titling package

Following the excellent advice in this thread, I learned how to get a subtitle below the main title, using the titling package. Unfortunately, the trick runs into an error when you try including an ...
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Macros for redefining \maketitle

I have a document with multiple \maketitle tags. I would like macros that will allow me to redefine the title with a single command. While the code below produces the output I want, \documentclass{...
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Creating title pages with many centered lines each with different font sizes?

I'm trying to imitate a title page exactly like the following image. It's got a long title spread out across multiple lines, each having a different font size. I'm using the Memoir class. What's the ...
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How to mix titling and mdframed packages

Through a tip on this site, I have used package mdframed to get a nice rounded box. But I would like to include it with the titling package. The following minimum example shows mdframed working ...
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Logo at right of title on first page

I want to place a logo to the right of the title information on the first page of a document, like this: My current code looks like this: \usepackage{titling} \pretitle{\begin{center}\LARGE\...
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How to decrease the gap between the title and the date in article?

I have the following .tex code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{titling} \begin{document} \title{Letter} \setlength{\droptitle}{-10em} %\author{} \maketitle \end{document} As you can ...
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titling (pkg): bug or feature? (\maketitle in titlingpage works only if first text in page)

The titling package allows users to customise the appearance of the document title, to include multiple titles etc. In addition to allowing customisation of \maketitle, it defines a new environment, ...
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How does one manually place \thanks text?

I'm using beamerposter with the confpresentation style to create a poster. I want to include the author email addresses in the header along with the department, and I want to do it \thanks-style. ...
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Two title pages, one with author names and one without?

I need to submit a report with two title pages - the first with paper title and authors, and the second with just the title, no author names. I used the titling package which lets me have two title ...
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package [datetime] not working with [titling]

Below is an SSCCE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{datetime} %\usepackage{titling} %if this line is uncommented compilation fails \begin{document} \newdate{date2}{08}{02}{2015} \date{\...
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How come I can redefine \maketitlehooka but not pass the same as an argument to \pretitle in the titling package?

I am attempting to change the font and size of the title through means of the titling package. In the documentation, it is described that the \maketitle now looks something like this: \renewcommand{\...
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Chapter style for a book of complied articles

Say each chapter is an article (manually copying or typesetting the article). Naturally, article title will be used as chapter title. How do I define sections for subtitle, author, date, and source ...
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How can I reorder elements of title when using `titling`

By default, it seems that* \maketitle processes first the title, then the author, then the date. So what do I do if I want to put the author and date on the top of the page (on opposite sides of the ...
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How to fix text alignment?

Update2: Never mind, i made the mistake of including a extra \begin{center}. removing it fixed the problem. Update on Thorbjørns solution I did not manage to get it working. When i include the ...
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Putting 2 authors on 2 rows

I am looking for adding a second author with affiliation that will respect the same presentation. Using \author1 and \author2 doesn't seem to work. Is there any way to deal with it? Thanks a lot. \...
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Titling package and date formatting

I am using the titling package the resuse the defined date etc. using a plain \thedate command. However the date format is not what I need because of different type of localization. My first shot was ...
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Package clash between authblk and titling

I'm trying to put several short articles together. Each article has a title and multiple authors with corresponding affiliations. To handle this I use authblk and titling packages: FirstFile.tex \...
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Does the oolatex part of tex4ht support the titling package?

I've been using the oolatex part of tex4ht in order to convert a LaTeX documet to an Open Office document (with the goal of eventually converting this to Microsoft Word), running it through the mk4ht ...
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How to make a by-language title both in boldface?

As shown in the figure below, I try to make the title all covered in bold face, but after trying to use \textbf with the specific character I want, I still get a medium series in English. Is there any ...
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Overlapping footnotes on title page

When I try to use footmisc and titling packages in a document, there are a problem with author footnote marks. Footnote marks overlap in a single point. Here my MWE. \documentclass{article} \...
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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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Date next to the author

I created my own title format using titling. I would prefer that the date is in the same line than the author, seperated with a comma. Is that possible? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \...
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How to reset the author list?

I am using titling package and authblk to manage multiple articles in a single file. Below is the code for example \documentclass[11pt,openany]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm,dsfont,...
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switch the positions of date and author

\documentclass[letterpaper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage[margin=4cm]{geometry} \newcommand{\subtitle}[1]{% \posttitle{% \par\end{center} \begin{center}\large#1\end{center}...
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Horizontal alignment of pretitle

I'm writing a project relation and have pretty much achieved what I wanted. There is something that is bugging me and hav been trying to fix it but no luck. On the first page there are details of the ...
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package titling, but still problem with \preauthor

So, I am writing my first big document - but I try to remain simple. And I have some problems. I am trying to solve one at a time. First the title page. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \...
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Flushleft package causes error

I managed to flushleft the article's title, author's name and the abstract, and to have an indent with the abstract and keywords. Although the code is executed on overleaf v2, once I compile the ...
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How to put text after the author in title

I have one question regarding how to put text after the author in my document. This is my code : \documentclass[12pt, fleqn]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \...
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polyglossia and titling packages conflict

I did some search with no chance about the problem I have using these two packages together. I use TeXStudio under Linux to write TeX docs. This is the code I use: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{...
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How to reduce the spacing for empty dates in title (when using the titling package)

I am looking for a marco which changes the behaviour of date (while using the titling package) in the case the date is empty. This MWE A should give a document as normal: \documentclass{article} \...
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multicolumn in titlepage with titling package

I want to use the multicolumn command in the author environment, but it creates the error incomplete }iffalse, all text was ignored after line x \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,ngerman]{article} \...