{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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I am very interested in writing my M.Sc. thesis with Latex, and have question: [duplicate]

I am writing my M.Sc. thesis in biochemistry, which has mathematics. I am new to latex, but I am greatly interested in it. I am watching/reading tutorials but was wondering if the community could ...
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Thesis Template

I'm currently trying to setup a template like from Siarhei Khirevich's site. The person responsible for setting up the site has done a great job of giving advice on how to set up your template, but ...
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Frontispiece for thesis UK

I am writing the title page of my thesis, but the frontispizo package described elsewhere on this website doesn't really suit my needs. I am sure the frontispiece I require below can be easily ...
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Using a figure again in document

I have drawn a schematic geometry an I want to describe the results of simulations I did with several configuration. So in Section XY I describe the simulations I did with a case set-up using the ...
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One-sided to two-sided mode on particular pages

I am new at LaTeX and I am trying to write my thesis with it. I am using the one-sided page mode for the entire thesis. However, for certain pages, I would like to revert to two-sided, especially when ...
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Numbering pages at the bottom

I am writing a thesis documentclass. I get a line at the top, the chapter title and the even page number at the top of each page. I would like the page number to be at the bottom of the page, ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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manage chapters from separate files

This question is for writing a book/thesis, where chapters are saved in different .tex files. Currently, I use packages standalone and import. In the main TeX file, I use \import to fetch the ...
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thesis document class - \chapters stopped numbering randomly [closed]

I'm writing my thesis using a documentclass{thesis}. It is a template I downloaded (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis) and the chapters are compiled using macros. ...
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Avoid underfull \vbox with page number “inside textblock”

My thesis requirements state that the page numbers must be "centered at one inch from the bottom of the page." All the margins are to be 1 inch and nothing can be printed in the margin area. I have ...
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How to check conflicts happening between packages [duplicate]

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 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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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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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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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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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 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) [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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?