{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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How to check conflicts happening between packages

I am not sure whether there are many people having the same problem with me or not. The thesis includes several of the .tex files as chapters, sections, parts, etc. Now I would like to refine or add ...
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Use ONLY two Chinese characters

I want to add my Chinese name in my thesis. I follow the sample codes from here. \documentclass[english]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} ...
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How to prepare my thesis using book class

I use the following commands in my main file and tried to get an output. All the subfiles are also saved in the same folder with main file. When i compile it shows no error. But in pdf i got a ...
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How to change formatting of table of contents?

I am using isuthesis package for writing my thesis. http://www.github.com/srvanderplas/Dissertation/blob/master/isuthesis.cls I want my table of contents to have font size 14 and one and half line ...
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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this "forum's" help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always ...
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How to customize chapter heading in thesis?

I need help in formatting my thesis. I m using isuthesis class. My university guidelines doesnt match with isuthesis CHAPTER HEADING STYLE AND SECTION HEADING STYLE. aCCORDING TO UNIVERSITY, The ...
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How to customise the title page of a professional writing with logo?

Title page customising is a repeating activity: whether writing thesis, a company report or something else. I am trying to gather here material suggested in chat and that I found so they do not get ...
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Strange “No line to end error” from \newchapter{} Thesis Formatting

I'm using a document class from my University, {urithesis} and I'm receiving some strange errors I can't seem to clear up - I was hoping someone might have some experience with similar issues. This ...
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Where do I put custom packages in a directory structure for a large document? [duplicate]

I am writing a large document (thesis proposal) that I would like to break into separate files, with the following directory structure: . |-- ch/ | |-- chapter1.tex | |-- chapter2.tex | |-- ...
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How to populate a bibliography in the book class?

Today I have been playing with LATEX and I really like it up to now! But i have a problem with populating an apa style bibliography. Right now I am busy with making a template for a thesis and i am ...
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How to add text to a page before the name of the chapter in LyX?

For example, as shown in the attached image like in Abstract
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un-renaming the REFERENCES page, with gatech-thesis and natbib

I'm using the gatech-thesis documentclass with the natbib package. When I use natbib, the title of the references section title changes from REFERENCES to Bibliography. I want to change it back to ...
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How can I centered “references”?

I am writing a thesis in a report class. I can not centered "references ". How can I do this? I use the following code: \renewcommand{\@biblabel}[1]{#1} \renewenvironment{thebibliography}[1]{ ...
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What fonts do people recommend for a PhD thesis in economics? [closed]

What fonts do people like that looks good for a dissertation?
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Is memoir class like an extended version of book class?

Hope this is not a stupid question but I'm a newbie to LaTeX. I am using LaTeX to write my Humanities thesis and while I am concentrating on the content at the moment I am just using a template I ...
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Change the default headers of the book class

I am writing a thesis and my university requirements are to use 14pt fontsize for the body text with 1.5 line spacing. They require the chapter headings and the word CHAPTER #N to be in ALL CAPS, ...
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Double spacing in chapter heading on some front matter pages

I am using the Masters template from latextemplates.com and have made some modifications to it for writing in a humanities style. I have noticed though in the front matter that the chapter heading of ...
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Thesis' title-page template, Simple style with only a vertical line

Goodmorning everybody, I am compliting the last page of my bachelor degree thesis. As last page, I have decided to leave the title-page ;) I have searched for some nice templates around the web, and ...
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(Online) generator/engine for creating a whole latex template

Since I'm a total newbie to LaTeX I was asking myself if there is a special website or downloadable program which creates a LaTeX document for me. Like in the beginning I would start the program ...
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References are not appearing in the correct order [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis with the following format: My problem is that the references are not appearing in the correct, I'm having my first ref to be cited as 11 instead of 1! Although in the ...
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Bibliography in MIT thesis template

I am using MIT thesis template. I have made changes to this template to suit my university and degree. Could you please tell me where and in which part of the template will I have to include ...
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\lhead already defined error

I am writing my thesis by using isuthesis package. I want page numbers to come at the middle of bottom of the page. For that I thought of using fancyhdr package. ...
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How to merge several tex files so that they have one table of contents/List of tables & figures

I have three chapters which I combine into a thesis using pdfpages: as shown in this link Merging several papers This gets me 95% of what I need the only thing I still need is a table of contents ...
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Is it sensible to use the apa6 class for a thesis (with chapters)?

I want to use LaTeX/XeLaTeX (I'm a newbie) for my psychology PhD thesis, and my trial document currently uses apa6 for the document layout (and biblatex-apa/biber for referencing). It seems that apa6 ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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Wrong page numbers in the table of contents of a LaTeX document [closed]

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. Everything was going fine until I decided to insert some of my publications into the LaTeX thesis document. The error is in the table of contents, which is showing ...
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How to enable the tree view in TeXShop?

Im new with TeXshop and i would like to know if it´s possible to enable the tree view in the right side of the screen. I´m making my thesis and i have several folders and i want to manipulate them all ...
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How to add link to referecne? [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis and I would like to add link to references. Below sample code from file "references.bib": @article{simpleLink, author = {}, journal = {}, number = {}, pages = {}, title = {}, ...
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How to add et all to references?

I am writing a thesis and I would like to add "et all." to references. This problem is described here: LaTeX doesn't recognize "et al." in the Bibliography The problem is that when I ...
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PhD thesis format can be used for producing handout and slides? [closed]

I am experimenting with the 'thesis' package by Nicola Talbot. My first impressions are very pleasant, but I do have some questions, because I want to use it for producing lecture slides, handout for ...
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Adding images in the right places

I am writing a thesis and I would like to add an image in a specific place in a chapter. \begin{figure} \begin{center} \includegraphics[scale=0.7]{MC} ...
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Adding supervisor to thesis

I am writing some thesis in Latex and I use some template. At the first page I would like to add my supervisor. In one file there is possibility to add it. There is macro like: \college{}; \author{}; ...
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Creating self notes while preparing a manuscript (Yellow block of text in between the normal text)

I am writing a pretty long report (more than 100 pages) and at times I need to keep track of several things to do in a particular page, or section, or chapter. What I currently do is that I keep a ...
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Tips to improve look of a thesis? [closed]

I am writing a thesis at the moment and wondered if anyone has any hints/tips to make it look neat and professional? I currently have (in my opinion) nice looking tables and page border titles etc.. ...
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Create Title Page with Hepthesis produces error

I'm trying to create a title page with hepthesis but run into problems. Could you hint me in the direction where I skrewed up? MWE1: \documentclass[oneside,a4paper,]{hepthesis} \begin{document} ...
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My own publications list without natbib and biblatex

I am writing my PhD thesis and I should add the list of my own publication. I am not using natbib nor biblatex. Because with natbib I can't use the alpha style and biblatex is incompatible with the ...
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error while compiling a thesis template [duplicate]

I use Basic MikteX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter, just updated my MikteX (downloaded all packages), and have just downloaded a thesis template. When I try to compile main.tex, the following error message ...
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How to include chapters in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have a document document.tex which looks something like this: ... \begin{document} ... \include{chap1} ... \end{document} I create a .tex file called chap1.tex which contains exactly the ...
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Common fonts used in writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

I am writing my thesis in Mathematics but I am not happy with the default fonts of the template that I am using. So kindly inform me what are the common fonts used in thesis along with the latex ...
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Renew appendix command to remove blank pages

I'm using Steve R. Gunn's Thesis Class. My issue is that Latex insists on inserting a blank page after the first of my 4 appendices, yet at no other point in the document. I believe this is caused by ...
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Writing a thesis in Lyx using a Latex Template - What am I doing wrong?

I'm looking to write my thesis in Lyx as I'm impressed with all the document handling features. I have found, what is called, a Latex template for my university's thesis here: ...
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how to cite an unpublished thesis?

How to cite an unpublished thesis (I have not passed my PhD exam yet; so my thesis has not been published yet)? In BibTex, I tried: @phdthesis{r2014, author = {... ...}, title = {...}, ...
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\cite{*} not working, no bibliography [duplicate]

I'm using this template style found here: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis. I used Bibdesk to create my .bib file. The citekeys weren't working, I was simply getting [ ...
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How can I skip numbering the title page?

I am currently trying to use this template University of California thesis template but I am facing a problem with the numbering of the pages, it starts with the page containing the title. I am ...
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How to use this font for the chapter titles of this thesis template?

I love the organization and good conception of this thesis template. I wonder if someone can show me how to use this font for the chapter titles (only) ? Thank you in advance.
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How to add templates to TeXmaker?

I´ll start my thesis and i found some nice templates here: sharelatex. By the way i dont get how to add the zip file of the template to teXmaker. Could anybody help me with this issue?
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How to detect if abstract reaches a second page, in order to add a header

I'm writing a thesis for which the very first page (or 2 if it's long enough) is the abstract. I have two formatting requirements that I can't figure out, when the abstract continues onto the second ...
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Fancyhdr - Is it possible to have a small table inside header?

Ok, I'm trying to create this type of formatting for each of my pages: Now, I want to have this on every single page, in the header on the right hand side. I currently have the following: ...
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Page numbering transition from frontmatter to mainmatter going wrong

My problem is already stated here, but I don't have enough reputation to comment on it :-/ I want to know if there are any fixes or solutions to the problem with the hepthesis class? The last page of ...
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color of index in thesis is red

I really don't know why my index is red. I don't use color in any part of the code. Someone can help me?I have to finish it by tomorrow!!Thank you very much The code is: ...