{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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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

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 ...
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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 here....
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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 ...