{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 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?

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to detect if abstract reaches a second page, in order to add a header

I'm writing a thesis for which the very first page (or 2 if it's long enough) is the abstract. I have two formatting requirements that I can't figure out, when the abstract continues onto the second ...
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Fancyhdr - Is it possible to have a small table inside header?

Ok, I'm trying to create this type of formatting for each of my pages: Now, I want to have this on every single page, in the header on the right hand side. I currently have the following: ...
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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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openany for hepthesis

Hi I'm using the hepthesis template and I creates a empty page before any new chapter. Since it is build upon scrbook, is there anyway to use something like openany \documentclass[openany]{hepthesis} ...
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Page numbering transition from frontmatter to mainmatter going wrong

My problem is already stated here, but I don't have enough reputation to comment on it :-/ I want to know if there are any fixes or solutions to the problem with the hepthesis class? The last page of ...
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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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What type of .sty or document class will be good for thesis? [closed]

I am writing my thesis but i want to write it with Latex as my University do not have a document class or .sty as i used to see other university. Could any one know the the .sty that has the under ...
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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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color of index in thesis is red

I really don't know why my index is red. I don't use color in any part of the code. Someone can help me?I have to finish it by tomorrow!!Thank you very much The code is: ...
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Fixed In-line Indentation [duplicate]

I want to align content that starts in the middle of a line and content that starts at the beginning of the next line (for a thesis Authorization to Submit page). E.g.: Major Professor: ...
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Content summaries - sections

I'm currently writing up my thesis and I have a section "content summary" in my introduction section. This gives an indication to what each section contains and is about. At the minute, each chapter / ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...