{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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What are the “best practices” when writing a thesis in Latex? [duplicate]

I am starting to write my master thesis in latex. So far I have only written article-like texts, so this is my first big document. I would like to start with some good general good practices. ...
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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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Split thesis chapters into separate files for compilation speed

I am writing a thesis using a template similar to this template. The main file (dissertation.tex) uses \include{} to include each chapter. I have a large chapter (over 60 pages with 70 images) that ...
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Report template for thesis [on hold]

I am writing my thesis using the report template. I want to start counting the pages from the first chapter and leave all the presentation pages with no page numbering. I also need to reduce the ...
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Best workflows or tools to generate an html web page from a complex latex document like thesis

I'm really interested to publish my thesis on a website HTML + CSS (when it's done) augmented with tools to annotate it, like the philoweb initative (see here, and here). I know the universal ...
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How do I remove the word “chapter” from chapter titles in documentclass/style {Thesis} [duplicate]

I would like to have the chapter number at chapter title on the same line, so instead of: "chapter 1 chapter name" I would like "1 Chapter name" or "1. chapter name" i'm using ...
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How to organize a big document with sub chapters [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX, and are using ShareLaTeX for my master's thesis. I want to organize my document like this: Make a tex file for each main chapter, eg. "Chapter A" Then I want to write "Chapter A" ...
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Kile takes a long time to run PDFLaTeX for my thesis

It takes ~15-30 seconds to run PDFLaTeX for my PhD thesis. This is killing my productivity. Each included chapter is called, e.g., \include{theory}, and the relevant .tex file starts with the ...
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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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LaTeX templates for writing a thesis

Aside from CTAN, what are good resources/repositories for Latex templates? In particular, I'm looking for some pretty Thesis templates (I'm familiar with classicthesis)
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how can I create a chapter heading like this?

Hi I want to format my chapter of my thesis as shown in the figure. How can I do it? Can you suggest me some fancy latex templates for a phd thesis?
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Thesis formatting according to given conditions

I want to set these properties in my thesis. Chapter heading :All Capital—14 Font size, Bold Section heading:Title case-12 Font size, Bold Sub-section heading :Sentence case-12 Font size, Bold ...
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Thesis preface section: “Contribution of Authors”

Hi I would like to insert a new page in the preface of my thesis. The new page title should be "Contribution of Authors". I could not find any solution to it. The closest thing I found was to use ...
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UNAM thesis title page (portada tesis UNAM)

I am trying to write latex code to generate a title page for a UNAM's thesis, which has an unusual graphic design. It's hard to define the position of each element and get the desired result. It will ...
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Problem with URLs in bibtex file when using new Thesis class/template [closed]

I am using a thesis template for my thesis write up using Lyx interface. For my bibliography, I use JabRef manager to produce .bib file. It works fine except for the entries which have URL values, ...
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Section author to be shown in footer

For my diploma thesis I need to write the author of each text section in the footer, to make visible who wrote that exact part. In comparison to Microsoft Word (I hate to do that u.u) you can enter ...
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Remove chapter number from \backmatter

In my thesis, I have defined some backmatter. When, I do this, the backmatter (e.g. summary) takes the chapter number from previous chapter. I do not want any chapter number in the header. But I want ...
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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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modifying princeton university thesis on sharelatex

I want to use a customized synthesis thesis model shown in the following URL: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/54ee3db1c592c06f6238e3a2 From this I would like to eliminate the copyright page, the ...
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Type of file to select for writing Math Thesis if I use latex from Kile [closed]

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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How to properly include long chapter titles into headings?

I am writing a PhD thesis which contains a long chapter title: On the edge of universality of sequential P systems When I use standard headings pagestyle, then the title in the heading overflows ...
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pstricks not working with thesis template

I've been trying to get the pst-optexp package working with the thesis template I have, and it's been a nightmare. I'm using MikTeX with pdflatex compilation, as as previously mentioned in How to use ...
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TeXwork bibliography does not produce any output nor error

I'm writing my thesis, both main.tex and Bibliography.bib are in the same folder. I'm using Windows 7 and the TeXwork Latex enviroment. \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} % The default font size ...
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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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Formatting Versions of the same Document

So I have a puzzle here that my Google-Foo is insufficient to handle. I've written my dissertation in Lyx with one master-document and a pile of child-documents for each important chapter or logical ...
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How to organize a thesis? [duplicate]

I am new to Latex, but I am determined to learn it. I am writing my M.Sc thesis. I have found an introductory document on how to do so. My understanding is that: 1) The book class is more ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...