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{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 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

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: ...
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Fixed In-line Indentation [duplicate]

I want to align content that starts in the middle of a line and content that starts at the beginning of the next line (for a thesis Authorization to Submit page). E.g.: Major Professor: ...
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Content summaries - sections

I'm currently writing up my thesis and I have a section "content summary" in my introduction section. This gives an indication to what each section contains and is about. At the minute, each chapter / ...
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Put entire thesis on one A0 poster?

The question Is there any way to automatically scale and put an entire document on an A0 page? The thesis for which this is to be done is available as LaTeX code, as well as PDF output. Of course I ...
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Modifying “Cover page” and “Title page” of thesis

I am using thesis template from (: https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/easy-thesis/ ) to write. Currently I am experiencing some issues/problems, where, I need to change some parts ...
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openany for hepthesis

Hi I'm using the hepthesis template and I creates a empty page before any new chapter. Since it is build upon scrbook, is there anyway to use something like openany \documentclass[openany]{hepthesis} ...
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What type of .sty or document class will be good for thesis? [closed]

I am writing my thesis but i want to write it with Latex as my University do not have a document class or .sty as i used to see other university. Could any one know the the .sty that has the under ...
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Right order of (possibly unnumbered) introduction, ordinary, conclusion and appendix chapters

Following the discussion started here and also related to this question, I'd like to know different opinions about what could be long document structures (books, PhD. theses, etc.), with focus on: ...
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How to have chapter heading style different in chapters with number and chapter without numbers?

I use the following code to change the chapter heading style \usepackage{titlesec} \definecolor{RoyalRed}{RGB}{157,16,45} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\centering\normalfont\bfseries\LARGE} ...
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Getting classicthesis to fit within required margins

Our university's formatting requirements for dissertations require us to use the following margins (A4 format): left: 4.3 cm right: 4.3 cm top: 5 cm bottom: 4.7 cm These pages in A4 format will ...
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Modifying formatting of Table of Contents heading

I am finishing up my Master's thesis and need to modify the formatting of the heading for the Table of Contents (TOC). My university's guidelines require "TABLE OF CONTENTS" to appear in all caps in ...
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Upper case in chapter title? (Follow Up)

As for my thesis, I asked today here but I still cannot use it because there are other packages and commands I need to modify the tables of contents. So here is the full minimum working template. I ...
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Aligning pictures for thesis/ report [duplicate]

At the moment, I am writing the thesis and I am leaving the figures to position themselves freely without forcing it with here 'h' option in \begin{figure}. This leaves the figure/plots prioritized to ...