latex Document classes Article


Example

\documentclass{article}

When to use the article class ?

For articles in scientific journals, presentations, short reports, program documentation, invitations, ... 1

What are the specificities of this class ?

An article doesn't contain chapters or parts. It can be divided in sections, subsections and paragraphs etc.

By default, the title is shown at the top of the first page, and not on a separate title page.

Simple example

\documentclass{article}

\title{Hello world}
\author{Me    }
\date{\today}

\begin{document}

\maketitle

Hello, World!
\end{document}