{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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Template thesis, font and tableofcontents

I was searching for inspiration about thesis formatting. I came across the following Link Thesis I really like the simplicity here. My questions are: Which Font is used? How can I format the table ...
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How to make dedication page and move words to the middle?

I am newbie to Latex. I am writing thesis for graduation, and have met problems for making dedication page. words move to the middle. With files in zip file in below URL, wish list to solve are ...
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Acro only prints final entry for one class

I'm trying to print all acronyms defined through \DeclareAcronym (not just the ones mentioned in the full paper), but only the last acronym in the nomenclature section is printed (regardless of which ...
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Adding disclaimer page to document

I would like to add the disclaimer page to my document. When I added the command \disclaimer before the abstract, I got the error: "! Undefined control sequence. l.104 \disclaimer". The code: \...
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Placing Three Names Horizontally in The Bottom of a Page

I had made another post for this question but apparently there were a lot of mistakes in the MWE. So, I am interested into creating the red colored format which is included in the picture: I can ...
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LaTeX: Top margin for References heading in PhD thesis

I have a layout issue with my PhD thesis. I need to have a 2 inche top margin for the References heading, but the rest of the pages of the references section should have a 1 inch top margin. The ...
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minitoc problem

I 'm writing my phd using Thesis.cls But i have a problem with minitoc. The table of content of each chapter doesn't appear. This my MWE: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \graphicspath{{...
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Need template for PhD Thesis [closed]

Thanking all for the replies, here is the corrected question... It is bit annoying once you expect a template ZIPPED file to include what it needs and still prompting you for files etc and giving ...
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Differentiate between all entrytypes in biblatex (e.g. mathesis vs. phdthesis)

I recently switched to biblatex, which is so far great, but no as easy as bibtex. I ran into a problem, which I couldn't solve so far: My bibliography contains reports, techreports, mastersthesis and ...
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Overthinking it: document class report vs book for a thesis [duplicate]

I apologize in advance for the long wall of text; there is probably some way to condense this question to half the size without losing anything important, but I'm not sure which half to remove. I ...
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Abstract, Acknowledgment in arabic number not in Roman ones

I am using the following shell for my PhD thesis and I have been asked to include abstract, acknowledgments and contents in arabic number but I am not sure where I can change the counter, the abstract ...
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How to add abstract for selected chapters in my thesis

I am trying to add abstract for some selected chapters in my thesis. I am using shareLatex and I selected a template they offer for free (the Cambridge one). The problem is that it has lots of folders ...
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conflict between \documentclass[]{thesis} and \newgeometry

I use the class \documentclass[chap,12pt]{thesis} in my redaction. I call the \newgeometry command when I want to widen the margin of a page locally (case of a great figure, for example); it doesn't ...
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Using font CMR12

I want to use the font "CMR12" I googled it but didn't get any helpful results. Questions: 1) How do I change the font in my latex to this font? 2) What happens to the math equations if I use ...
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List of authors to the right, as a signature

I am currently making the last adjustments to my groups BSc thesis and I am writing the acknowledgement. Currently it looks like: Title A lot of text. ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Re-using label names for different items across chapters

I'm writing my thesis (using a university-specific document type) and am importing many chapters (using the package import). Each chapter is taken directly from a latex file that once served as an ...
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Table of contents and references not aligning to margin [closed]

For my dissertation I have to alter the margins (to allow for binding) which I have successfully done using the geometry package. My problem is that my ToC and references have not moved. What I have ...
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Problem with Table of Contents and Chapter on Introduction

I am currently writing my final master thesis in tex. I am stuck up in the following place. Firstly I have a chapter called Introduction which is not numbered. In the table of contents page, the ...
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\begin{document} ended by \end{figure}, latex error in thesis template

I am writing a thesis in latex, when I add the pstricks code it runs but when I insert the \begin{figure} and \end{figure} command to caption the figure, it generates error \begin{document} ended by \...
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Modifying \coadvisor command

I would like to modifying the command \coadvisor in my thesis. Now when I use it I get: Co-orientador: Fulano de Tal After modification, I would like to get: Coorientador: Fulano de Tal ...
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Exporting article figures to beamer

Is there some way to export or build a beamer presentation from only the figures from an article/book/thesis? I would like to build a pdf set of slides from all the figures in my thesis, including ...
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Change dotted lines to straight lines

I have a template of the title page that I was trying to change and make it work. It works, but in the title page, I would like to change the dotted lines to straight lines in the following three ...
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Setting the path of images in writing a Thesis

I am writing a thesis with two chapters. Each chapter is a separate journal paper and has its own text and one single image. I put the text and image of each chapter in a separate file: ...
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Highlight/Link Author and Year in Citation [duplicate]

I'm currently modifying the Masters/Doctoral Thesis template found here. However, it only highlights the year in a citation like (Smith 2016). I would like both "Smith" and "2016" to be part of the ...
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How do I create a template for thesis title page? [duplicate]

My university wants my thesis title page to be formatted in a certain way (see left image below) and I was able to do it in LaTeX (see right image below): I used the following LaTeX code to do the ...
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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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 \patchcmd{\@chapter}{\...
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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} \fontsize{11}{12pt}\selectfont\begin{tabular}{@{...
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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 } \author{...
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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 ...