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Formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

What are the usual formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics in Latex ?
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Endfloat and CUEDthesisPSnPDF template. Hyperref problem

I'm trying to use the thesis template at the following link: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle/ (Direct link: ...
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Error with IJCA article

I am writing an conference paper for IJCA. I did the initial steps. But I am getting some errors which I am not able to unerstand. I am attaching the code below. Can somebody help me out. ...
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Undefined Control Sequence section

I'm new to using LaTeX and I'm using someone else's template. I don't know but I keep getting Undefined Control Sequence error. I would really appreciate if someone could help me out in figuring out ...
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Create a booklet for conference programs

I would like to create a booklet with the program (titles and abstracts of talks + schedule) of a conference. I want A5 format because I will print the program on A4 papers and, then, bend the sheets ...
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Pass conditional options to documentclass

I'd like to pass options to \documentclass basing on the compiler it runs, something in the lines \documentclass[if latex then use dvipdfm else nothing]{beamer} My motivation is that there're ...
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Undefined control sequence \bbl@nonfrenchlistspacing

I am trying to run the sample file hsp-monograph.ltx that comes with ouvrage-hermes downloaded from http://www.iste.co.uk/ \documentclass[english,allpages]{ouvrage-hermes}[2005/11/14] % Preamble: ...
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All document classes gone in LyX

I have somehow managed to lose all my document classes and hence cannot compile anything. I have tried re-configuring and re-installing to no avail. I am on a university computer and cannot edit the ...
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Using the nth package for Roman Numerals

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{nth} \begin{document} \nth{3} is not the same as $\nth{3}$ \end{document} This code works fine for numbers.Now , In the argument if I want to pass III , what should ...
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How to solve a tex run problem'

I have tried the .tex file in WinEdt in Windows too. I want to run it using the KILE editor. The problem I got is showing below as log file. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (TeX Live ...
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Problems with manual installation of package

I've tried to install jcallses like jsarticle according the answer on question How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows). The results are... If to execute latex.exe on jsclasses.ins ...
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Broken footnotes in psp.cls

When I write an article using the psp class for the journal Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Mathematical Society, there's something broken with the footnote markers in the text. The footnote ...
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Potential side-effects associated with a dash in a package/class name?

Common practice for naming packages and classes seems to be, using regex-like notation: [a-z][a-z0-9]* In other words, the name usually starts by a lowercase letter, followed by any sequence of ...
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Should I code a custom class for my template?

I am looking into the feasibility of using Latex to write reports. The reports which I generally write are quite repetitive and only really include small changes, such as an address, zone rules, ...
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Row spacing of multi-line paragraph cell in `tabular` in the `res` document class

I was trying to compose my CV (as a mathematician) in LaTeX, and found the document class res on CTAN that appealed to me aesthetically. The cls file for this document class can be found here: ...
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How to Install SVMult

I'm struggling actually with an article to send to Springer. They ask me to use SVMult class. In my case I use \documentclass{SVMult} unsuccesfully. It is impossible to send or even continue writing ...
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How to store the document's style file in a subdirectory?

I have a journal specific document style as two files svglov3.clo and svjour3.cls. I don't want to install them, so I keep them in the article's current directory. But I like to keep only the files ...
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`documentclass` and required `packages` for compiling R help in tex

I got the help on R functions in .tex format using help_console function. I wonder what is the documentclass and required packages to compile this document correctly. Thanks in advance for your help. ...
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Which document class should I use for a thesis proposal?

I am writing a proposal for a semester of paper reading and small projects that will result in a thesis proposal. The proposal will include 1) a thesis general thesis topic 2) specialized training 3) ...
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Compilation of LaTeX style files?

I've just gone through every google search I can think of without success. Is there an archive, database, list, or other compilation of LaTeX style files? I've found plenty of style files specific to ...
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Using a new document class/template with LyX?

I tried googling this elsewhere but I'm new to LaTeX and extremely confused about certain things. Basically I downloaded MikteX and I'm using the latest version of Lyx with it. Now all I basically ...
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Make ltxdoc class use report as underlying class

The ltxdoc class, designed for documenting LaTeX source files, is based on the article class. Beyond a certain threshold, the documentation may need to be divided in chapters and another class, e.g. ...
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How to use more than one document class [duplicate]

I want to set a journal (using the book document class) that contains more than one article (using the article document class). The document classes available are only for separate articles, not for ...
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Very consistent latex - customized class or KOMA? [closed]

This is mostly a thought exercise, but in working on a large document, I've come across some annoying inconsistencies when working with latex. These are usually somewhat trivially fixed, but they add ...
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Where does the documentclass command look for class files?

The first line of my latex file is: \documentclass[english,draft]{ectaart} latex fails with the following error: LaTeX Error: File `ectaart.cls' not found. I copied that file to (on my Ubuntu ...
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Is there a class to print less pages? [duplicate]

I detect a lot of mistakes only when I read the paper printed. For some mysterious reason, I do not see these errors on my screen. So I used to print a lot, and only to type-check. I use double-sided ...
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Adding more than two address lines to a document of class res

I'm using the res9b template and I'm trying to figure out how to add one more address line. I tried using "\\" but the output is a comma separated list instead of a line break.
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How to handle \section* with asterisk in my custom class [closed]

I've redefined sections and subsections in my .cls file in such a way that \section* results in bad behavior. For example, \section*{Introduction} These analyses were performed in my .tex file ...
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No available SBL style?

Where can I find a link that actually works for the document class/stye/package Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)? AFAIK all related threads in this forum and elsewhere are either broken or the ...
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How to install (automatically) a new document class in Texmaker through MiKTeX?

I am trying to install a new document class style in Texmaker for a scientific journal. There is any direct way to install on Texmaker? This post discusses How can I manually install a package on ...
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NIH class tweaks [closed]

I need to change a few settings from the NIH document-class to make my document more similar to NIH's most recent sample (ugly, I know). Having been told to leave the .cls file well alone, I'm going ...
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What are the LaTeX book classes? [closed]

From time to time there are requests for a list of "all" LaTex book classes. Is there a comprehensive list of all of them? Here is a list of book classes: book bookest extbook memoir scrbook ...
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Can I make documentclass{book} look more like a book? [closed]

I am fairly new to LaTeX and am trying to write a book. Being a newbie I plumped for \documentclass{book} because that seemed like the obvious choice but I can't get it to look like a book. I'm fairly ...
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Help me to determine a document class

Could you recognize the document class used here? It's quite common, but I didn't find it in document class galleries (maybe I don't know good ones).
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Using eqref with amspset document class

I'd like to use \label{eq:1} and eqref{eq:1}. But it doesn't seem to want to work with the document class I'm using. (The amspset document class can be found here.) \documentclass[reqno, 11pt, ...
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Sharing an “Unavailable” layout

I am writing a document, on which I work on several computers, and also with a colleague. The document uses a certain article layout that by default is unavailable on LyX. The LyX wiki page says ...
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Class available for law Reports?

Has anyone used LaTeX for writing Expert Witness reports or similar for UK Courts? These have to follow a particular format which would be ideal in Latex but I am a relative newcomer to Latex and ...
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Cannot use a custom document class with LyX

I am trying to use the ACM SIG Proceedings document class for a LyX document. Basically following these instructions: Using custom LaTeX document classes in LyX Step by step, here is what I do: put ...
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Undefined Control Sequence occurs at: \begin{document} [closed]

I wasn't having any problem with my .tex file, but after compiling a separate document - which used a different document class - my current file no longer loads. Specifically, I was using the imsart ...
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How to typeset an exhibition catalogue

Perhaps this is too vague, but I have been so impressed with the results I was able to achieve based on a previous question, that I thought I would ask. Has anyone used TeX to typeset an exhibition ...
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Mathtools package won't work with my document class

I'd like to put in mathtools, specifically so that I can use the multilined environment. But it doesn't seem to want to work with the document class I'm using. (The amspset document class can be found ...
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Decreasing space between subsubsections

I use the LNCS document style for a paper. However, I find the spacing between subsubsections (ca 2 lines) very generous and would like to decrease it. How can I do this? (Note: I am not required to ...
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Making boxed “problem” environment and a solution environment

I'm trying to make a template for my homework. I've been using a modification of the Harvey Mudd homework class, but there are some things I don't really like about it (functional and aesthetic). ...
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document class for l'IHÉS Journal

Let me just mention that I don't know much about Latex, so please be patient with me. I noticed that the .cls file uses for the journal "Publications Mathématiques de l'IHÉS" is svjour.cls. So I ...
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Overriding the paragraph style in the LNCS document class

I am using the LNCS document class to typeset a paper. I would like to keep most of this document style, but I do not like how paragraphs are typeset. The heading of the paragraph is in italics, which ...
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Where can I find some rich book classes?

I find the standard book class, and others like tufte or memoir, a little "sad" in the end. I mean, look at technical books at a library: they have fancy headers, colors, graphics at page borders, ...
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Use a footnote in the heading with amspset package

I am using the amspset package as follows \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{amspset} \usepackage{fullpage, amsthm, amssymb, amsfonts} % info for header block in upper right hand corner \name{Eric ...
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How to make unavailable document classes available for LyX on Macbook?

I have a problem with making unavailable document classes available for LyX on Mac OS X. I have installed LyX and MacTeX (latest versions). I can see the nature class in TeX information of LyX, but ...
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KOMA-Script article in LyX [duplicate]

I would like to set the document class of my LyX document to KOMA-Script article. When I try this via Document > Settings > Document Class, the document does not compile any more. Last part of ...
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Access \@email in a custom LaTeX class

I am trying to customize an article class for my needs. I want to access \email{} in my class but without any success. This is my \maketitlepage section in cls file, \newcommand{\maketitlepage}{% ...