I am writing a thesis that contains an abstract and acknowledgements page, but need to number the page numbers using Roman numerals. How would I do this? I don't want to include the title page but would like to start the abstract with roman numeral ii.
If you're using
In my university's case, since I'm using
Our unnumbered first page includes:
In the main thesis file, we put
In response to comments, here's a simple example similar to what I use normally. Since I try to isolate my users from the guts of the style file, I separate out the page layout (my problem, and the graduate school's) with the page contents (their problem).
At the appropriate location (on the page for which you want to change the numbering format), you could redefine the numbering of the counter
By "at the appropriate location" is meant that you can temporarily switch to one numeration style/format, and then switch back at another location by means of
Also, if you want the counter
For more details on counter formatting in LaTeX, see the Help page on LaTeX Counters page.
I suggest you use the following commands.