{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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Thesis class file, signing page not showing up

http://grad.ucalgary.ca/current/thesis/latex-template For some reason the signing page (under Substitute List of Examiners) doesn't show up when you compile. The class file looks like this. I'm ...
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Changing University Name in gatech-thesis Document Class

I am trying the write a thesis using the gatech-thesis document class, but it keeps saying Georgia Institute of Technology in various places across the document. How can I change it to say the name of ...
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Configuring the thesis

I'm having some problems to configure the thesis. I use some template for .cls file from the web I tried to configure by myself and the attempt was failed. So list of problems are: Page layouts for ...
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Creating IEEE References in Ph.D Thesis [closed]

How to create IEEE standards references/citations, figures, tables in writing Ph.D Computer Science & Engineering thesis . Lyx tutorials/guide is helpful some extent, is there any templates like ...
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Caption and keyval conflict in harvard thesis template

I'm trying to compile the harvard thesis template just as it comes from here. I have already all packages in place and have followed the instructions in the readme file including compiling with ...
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How to change the abstract to have no page break afterwards

I am writing a thesis in the report document class. I have a title page that is separate. On the next page I want the Abstract and the Acknowledgements: \begin{abstract} This is the abstract. ...
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How to remove blank pages with random numbers coming between two chapters? [closed]

I am writing my thesis using \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} but at the end of some chapters I am getting a blank page with a random number on the top of the blank page.Can anyone ...
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Page numbers > 99 in the table of content are not aligned correctly (cleanthesis) [duplicate]

How can I correctly align page numbers > 100 in the table of content? I use the cleanthesis template. \documentclass[draft=on]{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Lemmas and sub sections

I want to write a LaTeX code to show, Lemma 1 : x+y=z Lemma 1.1: z-r+t=3 Lemma 1.2: q=r How do I do that?
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Proposition command doesnt work

Please refer to the below code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{fixltx2e} ...
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Adjusting the position of page number in a book/note

I have written up a note/book (actually my thesis) with parts in it, and ran into the following problem: To make the note divide into parts, I used \part command, e.g. \part{This is part I}, and this ...
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Persian Thesis Template

Is there any M.Sc. Thesis LaTeX template available ? It would be nice if it is according to rules of Sharif University in writing Thesis!
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No Bibtex output [duplicate]

I am trying to use bibtex in a thesis template, but it seems to give absolutely no output. Using the bibtex command gives me the output "I couldn't open file name ref.bib.aux", where ref.bib is the ...
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Frontispiece with absolute positioning, usage of the textpos package

I would like to write my graduation thesis in LaTeX, but I need to make a frontispiece that exactly looks like this one made with Microsoft Word: I've tried with some environments like titlepage ...
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Another issue with university's class file and tikz package (relates to Queen's University and McMaster University, maybe more)

I've been trying to run my university's thesis package along with tikz and there is an incompatibility I can't figure out (seems to be a different issue than what has already been addressed here). The ...
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Thesis template - LyX

I have two questions and I cannot find a solution up to now: I open a predifined template from thesis (i.e. chapter-1.lyx) and all the mathematical equations that I insert with Ctrl+Shift+M are ...
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Rotate image according to pagenumber

For writing my master thesis I have an image in landscape that needs to be oriented correctly when it is eventually printed in a book. If the page with the image is on the left side (even page ...
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Include a paper in a dissertation [duplicate]

I'm start writing my dissertation and I want to include two papers that I wrote in the appendix. I want them to appear in the original format that they were written (amsart). I'm using a template ...
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Does Bibtex not work for CleanThesis?

I downloaded the http://cleanthesis.der-ric.de/ template and run LaTeX on thesis-example.tex which created an .aux file. In the document one finds \nocite{*} \printbibliography[nottype=online] ...
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How to reproduce this thesis cover page in LaTeX?

I am typing my thesis' cover page, our university has a typesetting requirement in this link http://www.helsinki.fi/socialsciences/studying/current/thesis_cover.pdf I need to reproduce this cover ...
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IEEEtranSN + natbib and @masterthesis [closed]

I'm using natbib along with bibliographystyle{IEEEtranSN}. Everything works great, but when I'm trying to add an @masterthesis entry, I get the following warning: Warning--entry type for ...
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Thesis class error Extra } or forgotten \endgroup on second compile (not first) in float caption

I am adapting a paper to a thesis format, and I am getting an error on the second compile of my document (the first one seems to work fine). I am using TeXshop, v. 2.47; I am compiling using pdfTex ...
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Why use \listoffigures \listoftables [closed]

Why do people include "Lists of Figures" and "Lists of Tables" in their theses/books? (as generated by \listoffigures, \listoftables, etc.) Besides the obvious reason that they take up space and ...
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Editable document in LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm writing Engineer Thesis in LaTeX and my leading professor asked me to give him editable document with my thesis. Can I create editable document from .tex file? Or maybe there is a simple way to ...
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Refer to label in another chapter (another file)

I am writing my thesis using LyX's thesis template, and each chapter is a different file (chapter-x.lyx). However, sometimes, I need to refer to a section from another chapter, which is in a ...
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Type of file to select for writing Math Thesis if I use latex from Kile

if I write a math. thesis using latex from Kile, then, while opening a new file in Kile, what is the option should I choose: article/book/report? Thank you!
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Combining report and apa6 class for a dissertation

I am a complete newcomer to LaTeX. Here is what I am attempting to do - combine a thesis template (made with the report class) with a template based on the apa6 class. In other words, I need the ...
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how to customize a title page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom title page in report or book class? How do you customize the way a title page is generated (be it external package or some other redefinition of \maketitle)? My ...
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What style is this thesis?

Does anyone know how to reproduce the headers and the chapter/section styles of this thesis? http://www.stat.washington.edu/~ebfox/publications/ebfox_thesis.pdf To be more specific, how does one ...
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Class for my thesis (amsbook currently)… should I use memoir or KOMA-Script?

I am in the process of writing up a PhD thesis (on an Engineering topic) in the LyX environment, and I'm trying to decide what class/layout to use. I'm new to LyX & LaTeX. My supervisor seems to ...
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Branching or duplication in source control?

I'm writing a thesis, using latex, and git. I'm using \include for chapters. I also want to turn it into a journal article. I also have to give 2 or 3 presentations, which are for slightly different ...
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Is it necessary to obtain permissions for copying figures from published articles in your proposal/dissertation? [closed]

I am currently writing a proposal for my research topic and I want to copy figures from published articles into my proposal document. To put it in perspective, almost all the copied figures are to go ...
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Multi-Document Thesis in Lyx Across Many Computers

I've recently migrated to LyX from LaTeX, recognizing some of the tradeoffs. There is one however I can't seem to work with. I have a multi document LyX project, it's my thesis. I have a main file ...
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same font and bold for thesis in chapter, section and so on [closed]

I would like to create the format below for my thesis using \documentclass{thesis} Introduction --> no number for chapter Section 1.1. Subsection all of them using same font ...
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My phd supervisor wants me to use Word because they can't edit LaTeX. What to do?

How do I make it possible for my supervisor to edit my thesis while using LaTeX? I submit a pdf document but they want to edit it.... how do I do this without switching to MS Word?
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how to end chapter* and start chapter

In my thesis template, the dedication and acknowledgements are chapter*{} while other chapters are chapter{}. The problem comes using the hyperref-bookmarks. What happens is the table of contents, ...
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New ideas for writing a thesis [closed]

As many of us, I am willing to write a thesis full of maths, fancy environments and all that. Each time I investigate the internet for ideas I find myself ending on the same websites with boring ...
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Embedding extended XMP metadata into a PDF file

I am preparing a thesis paper for submission into an electronic library database. Our institution cooperates with the British Library that uses their EThOS system to harvest the papers from the local ...
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How to remove labels but preserve hanging indenting in the memoir class

I am writing my humanities PhD in the memoir class. I need to have hanging indents for the bibliography, but no numbers or bullets. I have added \makeatletter \renewcommand\@biblabel[1]{} ...
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Template Modification [closed]

I am new to LaTeX. My questions are not such difficult but for obvious reasons I do need some help. I found the following template very useful: ...
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Inserting a quote onto the (otherwise blank) left-hand-side page of a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a quote to a blank page centered I am writing a thesis in \documentclass{book}. I wish to insert a quote on the blank page that comes after my preface and before my ...
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pdfpages doesn't center pdf on page, using Thesis.cls

I am using the Thesis-template from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis. I have several LaTeX-documents to include in the Appendix. The best solution seems to be compiling ...
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How/where to test my template document?

I've created a sort of a template for a Ph.D. thesis at my faculty (a document class, a main thesis.tex file and some dummy content). The faculty's Linux server doesn't have a full TeX distro (e.g. no ...
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How to write a LaTeX class file for my thesis

I want to design a new LaTeX for my college thesis, so that all students could use it. I have decent understanding of how LaTeX works. I am looking for some nice article explaining how to write a ...
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Add figure, which is a table, to the list of tables

I am converting my thesis from Word to LaTeX, and I saved several huge tables as images. For my thesis I have to compile a list of tables and figures. I am using \listoftables and \listoffigures. ...
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How to modify side margins in front pages (declared in subenvironment)?

I'm about to submit my thesis and I just noticed the first pages have different sidemargins to the rest of the text :(. They are supposed to be 2.5cm and they apper of ~ 1in. I tracked the problem ...
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making appendix for thesis

I need some help with creating an appendix for my thesis. I have about 10 figures which need to be in the appendix. I have a good appendix with the following code: \appendix ...
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Switching an existing document to memoir. How much trouble is it?

I'm really growing fond of the memoir package. I have a large document in which I use the report documentclass. How much trouble would it be to switch to memoir; i.e. what would I 'probably' need to ...
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Strategy for writing a long document

I am beginning to write my PhD thesis and I thought about getting some feedback and general tips. Based on your experience how would you do it? I am also concerned about the dialogue between my ...
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Minitoc is hiding things from me… how to discover them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minitoc + thesis template + pdflatex I'm using the minitoc.sty package for a chapter table of contents but it won't display anything. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, ...