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How do I determine the attribute of elsarticle document?

As others have said, the designations 1p, 3p, and 5p denote, respectively, Elsevier’s standard journal styles, which are officially called 1+, 3+ and 5+ (see here). In particular, each style has a ...
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Compress references (elsarticle/natbib)

Assuming that you are already using \cite{a,b,c}, you can accomplish this by adding the following to your preamble: \biboptions{sort&compress} You can see this in an example I have created on ...
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How to use elsarticle documentclass in two column?

I have no problem with the following code. Note that twocolumn should not be issued. \documentclass[5p,times]{elsarticle} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \title{Title} \...
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How to make table split in two pages

To switch from a table/tabular combination to a longtable setup, the following adjustments are required: delete \begin{tabular}{ccc} and change \begin{table} to \begin{longtable}{ccc}; delete \end{...
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biblatex instead of natbib in elsarticle, how?

According to the documentation of the last release of elsarticle, option nonatbib can be used. However, \makeatletter \let\c@author\relax \makeatother is needed according to this answer to get rid ...
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acknowledgments in elsevier journal format

You should code it as an unnumbered section, i.e. \section*{Acknowledgement}. Source This answer comes from a FAQ for elsarticle.cls. The FAQ is hosted by stmDOCS, which is connected to Elsevier in ...
linguisticturn's user avatar
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Bibliography style elsarticle-num-names with DOI and hyperlinks but no explicit url

This problem occurs because elsarticle does not define a \doi macro that hyperref requires. Hyperref calls \doi{\bibinfo{doi}{XXX}} to produce the URL for the DOI in the reference XXX. If the \doi ...
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Bibliography style with elsarticle

if you are using the elsevier reference style (which contains all the packages itself) you can pose bibliography options like this: \bibliographystyle{elsarticle-harv}\biboptions{authoryear}
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Title, author and abstract not generate in Elsarticle class only

This is the minimal document that you need to make your title and abstract appear. \documentclass{elsarticle} \begin{document} \title{This is the title} \begin{abstract} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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elsarticle frontmatter: Overfull \hbox has occurred while \output is active

This is a bug in elsarticle introduced some time in 2018 (in TeXLive 2017 it's fine), caused by the usual missing % at the end of the line. The guilty definition is: \def\ps@pprintTitle{% \let\@...
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How should equations in the appendix to be numbered, if the section they are in is unnumbered?

I assume you want the equations in the appendix to be numbered as A.1, A.2, etc. If that's the case, I would suggest you remove the \appendix instruction and insert the following ones in its place: \...
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biblatex instead of natbib in elsarticle, how?

This solution must only be used for typesetting personal notes! Do not submit your papers like this! If you consider submitting your papers with this hack in place, please stop reading right now! ...
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Elsevier citation containing Author, Year (solved)

Well, I have only \bibliographystyle{model5-names} installed on my system (so please check the available bibliography styles by your own for the needed display of informations they want -- or better ...
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How to remove preprint submitted to Elsevier in cas_dc class template

Please don't. As you were advised in the comments, this class is intended for submissions to Elsevier and should probably not be used otherwise, and if you're submitting to Elsevier there is no reason ...
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Force page number in front matter of elsarticle

Under the preprint option of elsarticle, the pprintTitle page style is invoked via \thispagestyle{pprintTitle} Let's see what this page style does: \def\ps@pprintTitle{% \let\@oddhead\@empty ...
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Problem with elsarticle and lineno

Moving the \linenumbers command to the beginning of the main text is now an official advice from the company that provides technical support for this style file: FAQ - elsarticle.cls (see p.13 of the "...
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How to add "Nomenclature" in "elsarticle" (2-column format) through TexMaker

Most elsarticle.cls comes with a nomenclature environment. If not, open elsarticle.cls and paste this at the bottom before \endinput \newbox\tempbox% \newenvironment{nomenclature}{\par\vskip6pt ...
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biblatex instead of natbib in elsarticle, how?

This solution must only be used for typesetting personal notes! Do not submit your papers like this! If you consider submitting your papers with this hack in place, please stop reading right now! ...
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I cannot make my biblatex work

You want to submit an article to a journal. Your publisher provides a LaTeX class, a manual to that class and an author guideline. You should use all of those with care. The class already provides ...
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\mathrm not working with \documentclass{elsarticle}

Your code can't work because \mathrm is designed to work with Latin, not Greek, letters. If the elsarticle package is loaded with the option times, the txfonts text and math font package is loaded. ...
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Problem with a paper with multiple authors in elsevier template

The optional argument to the \author macro in the elsarticle class is used to indicate the affiliation (address) of each author. Each number is supposed to be a reference to an \address. So, if each ...
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Bibiliography with elsarticle

The relevant error message is ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package natbib. This is happening because (a) the elsarticle document class loads natbib by default and (b) natbib is loaded again in ...
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elsarticle - \affiliation command not working

The elsarticle.zip (version 3.3) which is available on https://ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/elsarticle is the latest one and \affiliation command will certainly work without any problem ...
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Renaming appendix numbers to S1 and S2 instead of A and B

Appendices must follow the naming format “Appendix S1,” Appendix S2,” and so on. The elsarticle document class contains the following, rather ill-conceived instructions regarding appendix sections ...
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Confusion about Elsevier template

The template that you see in articles is the one you get in the final form. What is officially available from Elsevier for authors cannot be used to create what you see in the second picture, but you ...
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change the font type to Arial (or Helvetica) for an Elsevier paper

To the best of my knowledge, few (if any!) Elsevier journals will accept manuscripts that require XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX for successful compilation. Hence, don't go the fontspec route unless you have ...
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elsarticle.cls and multiple bibliographies

If you want to submit your paper to Elsevier (and this is the only good reason to use elsarticle.cls, I believe) you should follow their instructions as much as possible, use their template as-is and ...
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Where to download the Elsevier journal latex template?

You can start with your first given link in your question. Then you will find search (red circle marked with 1): Then search for latex template (see red circle marked with 2) and click on the sign in ...
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Single column elsarticle

Either remove the 5p option, or use the 1p option instead. The default options loaded are a4paper, 10pt, oneside, onecolumn and preprint. You shouldn't worry about loading any of them, and the most ...
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