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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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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 ...
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Choose citation style when using child documents

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, and have used the "thesis" template with have several child documents. My referencing style is "elsarticle-harv". My problem is that I can not choose the citation style ...
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Inserting Appendices after Bibliography

Hi I am using the Sunil Patel thesis template for my thesis. This is dependent on a thesis.cls file that is here. The problem is that my college requires the Appendices to be after the Bibliography ...
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Formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics [closed]

What are the usual formats for writing a thesis in Mathematics in Latex ?
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How can I selectively paginate my Master's Thesis?

So basically my institute requires me to : 1) Number pages till Introduction in Roman --- Title page should be unnumbered 2) From Introduction onwards, Arabic numbering --- First page of ...
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Using “apa6” class with thesis/dissertation {report} class?

I am trying to put together a dissertation document, which is in "report" class. However, I don't know how to get it to work with the apa6 class, which does not have the option for loading a "report. ...
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Table of contents, chapter titles, section titles, etc.. are centered and chapter titles start in the middle of the page

I am beginning my Thesis and this is only the second time I've used TEX. I'm not sure how to get my Table of Contents, Chapter Titles, Sections and Subsections to appear on the left indent. In ...
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hyperref overfull box

Sometimes using hyperref can produce overfull boxes because hyperref does not seem to allow its hyperlinks to be broken into multiple lines For exampled the italicized text in the highlighted ...
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graphicx (or graphics) package distorts format

I have a strange problem. I am writing my thesis and the style file is provided by my university. The normally working graphicx package seems to be distorting the format when I enable it using ...
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Include values of \ref, \eqref into a new document [duplicate]

I have an introduction to my thesis. It includes a lot of constructions like in Section \ref{sec1} is shown or the formula is given in \eqref{eq1} whereas the corresponding Section and equation are in ...
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LaTeX templates for Computational Linguistics / Linguistics / Computer Science Theses [closed]

I'm sure the answer would be to just 'Google' it but LaTeX is not as simple as chewing gummi. Is there a pool of LaTeX templates for PhD or Master theses that had been used for Computer Science / ...
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How to put chapter number after chapter title in thesis documentclass?

Why chapter title in thesis documentclass positioned below chapter number? I mean I need to place both of chapter title and chapter number in one line.
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Some problem with `hepthesis` document class [closed]

Why, when I use hepthesis document class, do I get some error like this: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup \end{figure}
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Make Latexdiff work on big, complex project

I'm making final corrections to my thesis and, as others (e.g. here and here, on this site) have mentioned, showing the changes you've made from one file to the next to supervisors/examiners is ...
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Continuous page numbering in thesis [closed]

I need to have continuous page numbering from start to end for my thesis, i.e. the title page should be page number 1 and if there are 100 pages in all, the last page should be numbered 100. Thus ...
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How to get symbols for \thanks command with Thesis class

I'm having a slight problem with regards to the \thanks command. My preamble is the following: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{Thesis} % Use the "Thesis" style, based on the ECS Thesis ...
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Formatting the thesis chapter title

I am presently working on my masters thesis. My code is as follows \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside]{thesis} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Beautiful Ph.D thesis themes

Do you know beautiful customizable Ph.D class files or "themes"? I am really eager to find a nice "base" eye-candy Ph.D class that I could customize myself. I began my Ph.D BUT I don't want to ...
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ASCII-Art Flower to a thesis in LaTex? How to make it nicely from front to back?

Thesis can have some sort of thank you thing in the beginning and perhaps something at the end. Instead of writing something specific, I would like to start a thesis with a flower-top and end it to ...
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Abstract - doublespace

I have got a problem with an abstract. I created a PHD Thesis in Latex. I use thesis document style. I want abstract to be doublespaced. I put that code to obtained it: {\doublespacing ...
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Wrong Page Numbering using hepthesis [duplicate]

I am using the hepthesis document class, which is built on scrbook, and it produces incorrect page numbering for the following code: \documentclass[oneside]{hepthesis} \begin{document} ...
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Best compiler for writing a thesis? [duplicate]

Which LaTeX compiler supports best writing a thesis? Which one provides the best compatibility with commonly used classes and packages? The compilers that I frequently use are: latex pdflatex ...
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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 ...