The three most commonly used standard document-classes in LaTeX include: article, report and book. A number of global options allows customization of certain elements of the document by the author. Different document-classes might have different default settings. The parameters passed to the command determine the layout. In this case a4paper establishes the paper size and the total parameter determines the size of the text area. Note that ShareLaTeX uses a European LaTeX distribution, which produces documents in A4 size by default. Paper size, orientation.
TUGboat, Volume 35 (2014), No. 3 245 LATEX document class options Thomas Thurnherr Abstract The standard document classes article, report, book, and letter accept a number of class options which allow high-level customization of a document. In this article, available options are introduced, the default for each document class is highlighted, and. Some of the available classes of documents in LaTeX are well known and widely used, such as the article and beamer classes, while others are not so well known, such as the standalone class. I found this figure (edit: transcribed) article for articles in scientific journals, presentations, short reports, program documentation, invitations.
An online LaTeX editor that's easy to use. No installation, real-time collaboration, version control, hundreds of LaTeX templates, and more. Apr 29, 2013 · Article produces lists without space between them. Report and book insert \clearpage or \cleardoublepage, depending on whether twoside and openright options are set (default for book), to start each list on a blank page. See here for more details on document-class options. Controlling the depth of content added to toc.