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LaTeX Template #2

Here’s a new \LaTeX template that I’ve been working on. One of my main goals was to be able to 100% personalize headers, and here’s the result.

Current features

  • Font: Knuth’s Computer Modern, 12 pt
  • Double-spaced lines
  • Paginated, page numbers, centered on the footer
  • One-inch margins
  • A-sized paper
  • Title page (Title and Author)
  • Complex Headers (italics)
    • Odd page, left: Author’s name
    • Odd page, right: Chapter [#]
    • Even page, left: Author’s name
    • Even page, right: Book’s title
  • Prologue and Epilogue with according headers
  • Table of contents with Prologue – Chapter [#] : [Chapter’s title] – Epilogue structure and page numbers
  • English language
  • Graphics activated
  • Lorem ipsum filling
  • Customized “flashback” environment: Indented and italized
  • Dedication page
  • Preamble organized in blocks for easy customization

Customizable features

  • Change font size
  • Title and Author’s name
  • Titlepage: toggle date
  • Change paper and margin size (prepared to be compatible with CreateSpace requirements [link])
  • Turn on landscape orientation
  • Set chapter 0
  • Generate glossary
  • Change language
  • Set hyphenation patterns
  • Turn off personalized headers
  • Turn off TOC customization
  • Tables and frames
  • Math symbols & equation environments
  • Change line spacing to single or 1.5
  • Activation of hyperlinks
  • Erase the filling by commenting or deleting \lipsum commands
  • Use Time New Romans font






Creative Commons License
The template is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.


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