{thesis} sometimes referred to a dissertation - a document written by students as part of their degree fulfillment. Use this tag for question related to thesis-specific questions or requirements.

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Fixing a LaTeX thesis style issues with formatting section headings

I am fairly new to LaTeX, but I decided to take it upon myself to use the .sty file the computer science department at my school had for the university's thesis style. As it turns out, there are a ...
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What about ClassicThesis?

I am a student and I'm looking for a nice and enjoyable "layout" for writing my thesis (which is not so close: I'm forestalling). Now, I've read about ClassicThesis, and I gathered that this is a very ...
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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [on hold]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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Bibliography clash with chapter style

I've used the custom chapter style from the following post Chapter style like this without memoir? The problem I have encountered is that the Bibliography automatically appears as an appendix. I do ...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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Greek language in suftesi document class

I am trying to create a report using suftesi document class. I write my report using both greek and latin characters. The problem, however, is that I cannot print greek characters. I tried this and ...
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Workflow for including jupyter (aka ipython) notebooks as pages in a LaTeX documents?

I'm working on my thesis using LaTeX (via overleaf.com). I have a number of Jupyter Notebooks (formerly IPython Notebook) that I would like to include as appendices. I've tried 2 approaches: 1) Using ...
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Publication list in Ph.D. thesis

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis and I would like to add a list of the publications my thesis is based on. I would like the list to be in the first pages of the thesis, so I put it at the end of the ...
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Hiding sub-entries in the TOC but not the heading

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[ms, 12pt]{kfupm_thesis} \usepackage{apptools, etoolbox} % code to fix TOC appendix format, irrelevant for this question \makeatletter ...
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How can I modify a template to fullfill my needs?

I'm using the file "Dissertation template and document class for Princeton University" on sharelatex.com. I heard it's easy to work on sharelatex.com because it's interactive. However, I'm unable to ...
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Combine multiple documentclasses; maintain page numbering and structure for TOC/TOF

I'm writing a thesis that includes two articles. The institution provided a style file for the thesis; the articles use IEEEtran. Furthermore, the used packages in each document may differ ...
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Thesis structure

I'm trying to structure my thesis in LaTeX using a template downloaded from an University site. The template is made by a "main" file that uses different .tex files for each chapter. When I work on ...
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list of publications, grouped and ordered

In my thesis (based on the classicthesis package) I'd like to create a page with a list of my own publications. I want to be able to group them under different headings ("Conference Publications", ...
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Thesis template to B5 paper size. What about margins?

I successfully changed the paper size from A4 to B5 of the Thesis template downloaded from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I modified the main.tex file by setting ...
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Appendix issues while adding in thesis in lyx document [duplicate]

I am trying to add appendix at the end of my thesis after references in LyX, Document-> Start appendix here But I am not getting where I am doing wrong as it doesn't come in TOC, please guide me what ...
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How to add appendix in thesis using LyX

I want to add an appendix (questionnaire etc.) at the end of my thesis after the references. I use the article class and work with LyX: Document -> Start appendix here. But I am not getting it in ...
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Override a custom documentclass to put all page numbers at the bottom

I am using a documentclass provided by my school to write my thesis. I realize this question may not have an answer without my being able to understand what is written in that file but let me try ...
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MS Word or Latex for Thesis for beginner in LaTex [closed]

I am writing my thesis in MS Word but one of my friend told me about writing thesis in LaTex instead of using MS word. But I have no idea about LaTex. I just want to know is LaTex worth for learning ...
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How to use the following thesis style file?

The following code is a part of CV in the thesis style file. \def\vitae{\chapter*{CURRICULUM VITAE}\thispagestyle{plain}\pagestyle{plain}% \vspace{1cm} ...
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How can I add these information at the titlepage?

How can I add the name of university and the name of supervisor at the title page of my thesis? Do I have to add a command before or after \maketitle? \begin{document} \title{ Blabla } ...
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Table of contents with chapter no: title. , page no? [closed]

I am using iitmdiss.cls for my thesis. In my table of contents, I need to follow the format chapter no: title, page no, as in the module below. How can I edit my table of contents to fit this format? ...
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LyX - Hyperrefs to nomenclature entries [duplicate]

I added several nomenclature entries in my document. In the exported document the nomenclature is created where I want it, but there is no link from where the entry is defined to the corresponding ...
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Writing a Master´s thesis on LaTex [closed]

I am very new to LaTex and I have reached a point where Microsoft word is causing too much trouble writing scientific articles and text with data and images. I have now been reading about the LaTex ...
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What's the best way to split my thesis into multiple tex files?

I am using a LaTeX template for my thesis and it has separate tex files for each chapter which are added to a main.tex file using \input. I would like to know if it's a good idea to do the same for ...
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How to change margins in documentclass thesis

I am using a template for my thesis and I would like to change the margins. Actually, I'm satisfied with all the margins, except the top margin which is too tight. But when I try to use geometry ...
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Advice on how to help non-techies writing in LaTeX [closed]

Several of friends are soon going to write their theses, and I have offered to help them set it up in LaTeX. Their studies cover the entire spectrum, ranging from literature to medicine. None of them ...
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Changing “Chapter A” to “Appendix A” in TOC

I am trying to display the appendix in my thesis TOC as Appendix A instead of Chapter A using our university's class file 'kfupm_thesis.cls'. The same question was asked and answered ...
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Problem with thesis class

When I am trying to use the thesis class file for my thesis I am getting this error: File `thesis.cls' not found. \usepackage My codes \documentclass[12pt]{thesis} \usepackage{blkarray} ...
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Beginning Thesis [closed]

I am a graduate student in statistics and am about to begin writing my thesis, having finished my analyses and theoretical work. I have used LyX in the past and am well versed in knitr and have some ...
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Another newbie “thesis LaTeX template to LyX” problem

I am about to start writing my thesis and decided to finally learn sth other than Word. Realized that LyX has shorter learning curve than plain LaTeX so I decided to give it a shot. It is great so far ...
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Problem with Thesis Template

I'm starting to write my PhD thesis and I want to use this template by Lorenzo Pantieri: http://www.lorenzopantieri.net/LaTeX_files/TesiModerna.zip So I downloaded the file and I opened it on ...
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Do not count back of the title page in Page number in two side book style file

I am writing a thesis in which after the title page, the next page coming back to the title page. If I put \cleardoublepage\null, the next page comes to the right place but the page numbering starts ...
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To Display Current Section name as a header in Thesis Writing

Please guide me, what should i used instead of this code, so that the current section name will be displayed instead of the chapter name as a left side of the header in the page. Thank you.
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How to use footer from cleanthesis in moderncv? [closed]

I have written my thesis with the template cleanthesis. Now I want to add a CV to my thesis, and I would like to write the CV with the class modernCV. Since modernCV is a class, I need to copile it ...
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How can I re-order front matters (i.e., Title page, Abstract, etc.)?

I am trying to put the front matter of my thesis as follows:Title page, Abstract, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Tables, List of Figures. But I was not able to edit the class file to ...
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Thesis Chapter Formatting

I have started trying to customise my thesis formatting. I am using the book document class. I've been able to follow some tips on here to get e.g. underlined chapter headings etc but I saw a really ...
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Contents are not clickable for navigation in Report file [duplicate]

I have preparing a report. The items in the table of contents are not clickable in the pdf file and hence, I cannot go to a chapter directly from the table of contents page. My Code: ...
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Paragraph ended before \@float@Hx was complete - problem inserting figure [duplicate]

I'm using a custom .cls (provided by my university) for thesis writing. I discovered that otherwise valid figure code (copied from other documents) doesn't work. Here is a full, simplified example: ...
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Changing “Chapter A” to “Appendix A” in TOC

I am trying to display the appendix in my thesis TOC as Appendix A instead of Chapter A using our university's class file 'kfupm_thesis.cls'. Here is the MWE \documentclass[ms, ...
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Margins mirrored in thesis template [duplicate]

I'm using the LaTeX thesis template and I'm trying to set the margins. The guidelines for writing my thesis states this about the margins: Printed double-sided on white A4 paper within the ...
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Issues with custom beamer theme

Starting from Claudio Fiandrino's answer (Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch), I'm trying to create my own beamer theme for my thesis' presentation. I'm quite satisfied with it, but I would ...
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Change memoir sidecaption margin for correct oneside display

I use a memoir class to write my thesis, and i don't know why i write all my text using the twoside option. Now i need oneside option to print - yes, this is a silly situation :( - for impression, ...
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Formatting the Table of contents and the List of Tables

As a LaTeX newbie I am completely at loss when it comes to editing the Table of Contents and the List of Tables in my dissertation. I need to do two things I need all Chapters to have dotted lines. ...
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Changing spacing in chapter titles and sections. [duplicate]

As stated, I need to change the spacing between the top of the page, the chapter name and title. I'm currently using \allsectionfont{\centering \fontsize{15}{15}\selectfont} to control the size and ...
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Continuous page numbering for all chapters in Dissertation

I am newbie at LaTeX with this being my first time using it to make a document of this scale. I am working on my dissertation currently and using this ...
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How can I insert the abstract, acknowledgment, and contribution sections in Roman numerals?

I am assembling my thesis in biochemistry. It's the first time that I am using latex. I am quite happy and proud that I learned how to use it (basics). Thank you to the community for helping me (and ...
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Abbreviations list by using \DeclareAcronym : delete \ac{cip}

I have one problem related to Abbreviation list: First I define the abbreviations: such as \DeclareAcronym{cip}{ short = CIP , long = Common Industry Protocol, class = abbrev } ...
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Tweaking even/odd format and header format in a CUED Thesis Template [duplicate]

I have prepared my PhD thesis in the LaTeX template of Cambridge University, available here. (I'm using an older version 1.1, which can be accessed here.) Now, I am experiencing two major problems ...
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Text is too closely spaced preceding empheq environment [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question regarding a previous question: Previous Question In the dukedissertation document class the solution given in the link provided above leads to improper line spacing ...
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Plugging a Mathematica code into a given template (before winter comes)

I have the following code sample, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings,xcolor} \lstset{language=Mathematica} \lstset{basicstyle={\sffamily\footnotesize}, ...