{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 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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Problem with \subfloat after re-installing MikTex

This summer I wrote my thesis (with a lot of this "forum's" help). Last week I "renew" my computer and installed Latex again (MikTex and Texmaker). Since then I cannot run my code anymore. I always ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Setting class options after \documentclass

Context: I'm working on my thesis, and the formatting requirements are pretty godawful. In addition to the version I submit to the grad school, I would like to also create a properly formatted version ...
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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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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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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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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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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 [ ...