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Overthinking it: document class report vs book for a thesis [duplicate]

I apologize in advance for the long wall of text; there is probably some way to condense this question to half the size without losing anything important, but I'm not sure which half to remove. I ...
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How to properly have chapters in a thesis [duplicate]

EDITED: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{report} % \usepackage{eurosym}% you probably don't need this (most fonts have euro) %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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Class for my thesis (I am a beginner, just installed LaTeX)… which document class and packages should I consider? [closed]

I am in the process of writing up a PhD thesis (Economics) in the TeXStudio environment, and I'm trying to decide what class/layout to use. I'm new to TeXStudio & LaTeX. I must say that the ...
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How do I put chapters into a LaTeX document?

I used the following LaTeX tag to make a chapter \chapter{title here} but it did not compile. The LaTeX compiler was talking about Undefined control sequence How can I get over this error?
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Sections without chapters in a LaTeX document [duplicate]

I have a document generated by doxygen with just \section directives and no chapters, so they're getting numbered as 0.1 Section 1 0.2 Section 2 0.2.1 SubSection 1 How can I skip the chapter number ...
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LyX: reduce spacing in TOC

Is it possible to reduce line spacing in the Table of Contents? I have tried adding \singlespacing before the TOC but I get "Undefined control sequence" I have also tried \setlength{\itemsep}{0mm}
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Why don't book, report and article provide the same commands?

The popular question Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences? collects many differences between the book, report and article classes. In ...
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Separate styles for section headers in table of contents and body

I'm looking to have different 'styles' (not sure if this is the right word) for my section headers depending on whether they're listed in the TOC or the body. That's probably not clear, so let me ...
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Section numbers have a zero in front with report document class [duplicate]

I wrote my tex file first in article mode. Now that I switched the document class to report, unfortunately I am getting a zero before my sections and subsections which I want to be removed. Changing ...
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How can I set up my LyX document for thesis writing?

I am very new to Latex, plus i am using Lyx: Because that's pretty easy to use. And i am using a template which i found online. The problem i am having is that the chapter page is tilted towards right ...
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Multiple subtitle

I am new to latex. This is my document. And my code is as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{Symplectic Geometry in Classical Mechanics} \author{} \...
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Vertical space between section and top of the page?

I'm writing my thesis in Lyx and I'm using the Article layout and I would like my section heading to be centred, always starting on a new page and to have some padding from the top of the page. I ...
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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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To make chapter bigger in article

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \chapter{RAA renal hormones} \label{06222014204556} \includepdf[pages={-}]{06222014204556.pdf} \end{document} I get formatting of RAA ...
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From `article` to `book` (in a modular document)

I am trying to compile a list of articles (in the sense that these texts are originally written and compiled using the article class) with the book class in a modular way. However, for reasons not ...

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