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Questions tagged [thesis]

{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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Customize the space between lines

I am working on my PhD thesis and needs to reduce the space between lines. I tried the suggested ways such as: \def\HS{\rule[-1cm]{0pt}{1.1cm}} or \vspace*{-\baselineskip}did not work. Does anyone ...
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Wrap Text Latex

I insert a graphic in latex but the paragraf below the graphic is shown before the graphic. I want to use 'wrap text: top and bottom' fuction like in the MS.Word, but I can't find it. How can I ...
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How can add page in pdf file after determine page in pdflatex

I write a dissertation in English, and I want to add a page from PDF file (in Arabic) after the title page in PDF latex, I used the formulas \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \includepdf[pages=-]{file....
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Table of contents and symbols

I write a thesis, I want to write a table of contents and then a table of symbols (consists of more than one page) and a table of abbreviations, with the use of the head of the page The word of ...
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How to cite a diploma thesis with biblatex/biber?

The citation of a PhD thesis and a master's thesis works fine with phdthesis and mathesis respectively. How can I cite a diploma thesis as "Diploma Thesis"? The following MWE shows what I tried: \...
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Missing number treated as zero in overleaf

I'm currently working on my thesis and when I compile the acknowledgements alone it has no error but once I compile everything it shows this error. \documentclass[english, a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{...
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Adjust Front Matter Numbering in User-Defined Thesis Class

I'm challenged with adjusting the page numbering in the frontmatter of my thesis. I downloaded a template thesis given here, which uses the book class as a basis for the newly defined class Thesis....
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Questions about the usage of a Lyx thesis template

I am trying to start writing my doctoral thesis using a Lyx template. The download link is: https://code.google.com/archive/p/thuthesislyx/downloads However, many errors pop up when I try to compile ...
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How to get rid of a permanent margin on the left side of each page, in a twoside document?

I have got a problem with a coma-script book document (my master-thesis). I like to have a normal twoside document, with normal margins and a BCOR, but whatever I do there is this small margin on the ...
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Frontespizio not reloading

\begin{frontespizio} \Logo[3.5cm]{./pictures/Logo.pdf} ... \end{frontespizio} \IfFileExists{\jobname-frn.tex}{}{% \immediate\write18{pdflatex \jobname-frn.tex}} I am writing my thesis on Overleaf, ...
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template for thesis

I have decided to write my thesis with LaTex. There is a specific format for the first three pages of the report which are prescribed by the University. Since I am new to LaTex, I am finding it ...
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How can I achieve writing text in latex thesis/report in highlighting block?

I want to highlight some text in a block just as we are able to do so in latex beamer template or as we can see notes section in many books which has a box highlighted and perhaps have different ...
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How to make a thesis that can be read from both sides?

Soon I will have to hand in my thesis for my PhD. For my thesis I want to make a book that consists of two parts. You open on one side and you read the first part and turn it over to read the other ...
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How to change the style in ua.classes thesis template

I'm using this template from a LaTeX2e document class named 'ua-thesis'. \documentclass[draft]{ua-thesis} I want to use the same font used for the title and chapters in this class but only needs to ...
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Customizing List of Figure

I need to format the LoF for my thesis write-up in this format; (LoF title with 14pt font size and list entries in regular 13pt font size) My code is; \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \...
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How to Customize Table of Contents [duplicate]

I need to format the ToC for my thesis write-up in this format; My code is; \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \hypersetup{colorlinks=...
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How to modify the header to insert a long thesis title?

I'm writing my master thesis on Overleaf, using the template toptesi (https://it.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/italian-thesis-template-(toptesi)). I'm using the pattern: \documentclass[12pt,twoside,...
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Latex: How to remove the word “appendix” in list of tables (because appendix is overwriting the name of the table)

I have a problem with my list of tables on latex. My appendix tables appear like "Table APPENDIX A.1 nameoftable". But here, there is a problem because the word APPENDIX A.1 is overwriting the name of ...
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How to get less white space at the start of first page of book

I am writing my starting page of the thesis in Latex, however there is one last bit I cannot seem to solve. There is too much white space in the first part of the page, as you can see here: I have ...
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Recreating this starting page in a book environment

I am starting to write my thesis, and I am trying to reproduce this starting page in the book document. However I am struggling on putting the image is the same part of the page. Any ideas? Should I ...
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How to manage appendix with TOC heading Appendices?

I need a heading Appendices in my Table of Content (TOC) with two subheadings. For example: Appendices A. First appendix B. Second appendix In my case, there is TOC headings: A Appendix; It ...
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Alignment of titles on custom template

I want to use the ETH Zurich thesis template, but I don't like the left alignment of the titles: I've been trying to change the .cls file without success. Does anyone know how to do it? maybe forcing ...
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Changing title's color - Classic thesis template

Default color of the title is red in classic thesis template. I tried to search the word red in the file Titlepage.tex, ClassicThesis.tex and classicthesis-config.tex, but there is not. How can I ...
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Wrapping heading - Classic Thesis Template

I have a long heading and thus it goes out of the margin. How can I fix it? I'm using classic thesis template; the only command in which there is the word heading is: \pagestyle{scrheadings} https://...
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Example of contentsline

I would like to learn how to use the command contentsline; to do this I wrote the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \maketitle \tableofcontents \clearpage ...
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Add bibliography with usepackage{biblatex}+addbibresource+printbibliography: not working in Texmaker, working in ShareLatex [duplicate]

I wrote the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{bibliografia.bib} \title{\textbf{Template}} \date{\vspace{-10ex}} \begin{document} \...
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Bibliography does not appear - BibTex

I read a lot of posts about this topic (Question mark or bold citation key instead of citation number, Latex references and bibliography not working etc), but they don't meet the needs. I followed the ...
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Emergency stop (job aborted/no legal end found) [closed]

I am working on my thesis and I was finishing it on latex. Until now everything was good. I had only 3 pages to do. But, suddenly the latex file gives me this problem emergency stop. And the latex ...
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How to change the language, for just a few lines in a template? [closed]

I am using a Persian (thesis) template and in the references, there is a problem. In fact, some of them, contain a formula and since the template considers the numbers in the context of a Persian ...
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how to exclude a chapter from numbering? [duplicate]

How can I remove the number of a chapter (preface) both in the table of contents and the first page of this chapter?
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Writing a cumulative thesis in LaTeX - how can I add “front matter” to every chapter/section?

I am going to write a cumulative thesis (i.e. a thesis consisting of several published academic papers). To make it look nice, I do not want to simply include the PDFs of the papers but rather have a ...
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Set subsection (Level 3) indentation to 0.5 inches from left margin

I am using the following class to type my thesis: https://interval.louisiana.edu/thesis-class/ULL-thesis-class-explanation.html What edits should I make to the class to fix the indentation problem? In ...
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Creating the following page in latex

I am done with my thesis. I am trying to replicate the following thesis page in latex. I am having a lot of hard time doing it. I tried the following code but it is giving me the same look $ \...
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Table of Contents causes “! LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end.”

I'm trying to add a table of contents to a template which I found on Sharelatex.com, but upon adding \tableofcontents, I obtain the error "! LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end." Anyone has a ...
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Section doesn't start from Landscape orientation page

I have tables inserted in the starting of the section in landscape orientation, however the new section shows up only when a portrait page is in use. How should I fix this problem? The following is ...
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Adapting Thesis frontispiece

I am learning LateX for my thesis work and I have already realized a frontispece for that using the following code: %%%% Frontespizio Tesi \documentclass[a4paper,titlepage,twoside]{book} \usepackage[...
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lyx Referencing using Natbib

I use the thesis Lyx template I went to generate the reference such as (author, year) and colored . like showing in I used the natbib And my setting looks like: but the generation look like this
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TikZ is incompatible with a specific style file

I am using a custom style file for my thesis. My figures heavily depend on the awesome TikZ package. However, even if I only add the line \usepackage{tikz} to the sample thesis, I get countless ...
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import citations into large document

I am writing a thesis. I want to have chapters as separate files that are compiled into one large (TotalCompile.tex) document. My main file looks like: \documentclass[12pt,openright, twoside]{report}...
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front page of thesis

To produce front page of the thesis a separate .tex file should be created? After reading several already asked question regarding the same I found that for the front page a separate \begin{document} ...
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Cover thesis Tufte style [duplicate]

I'm creating a thesis using the Tufte style template. Obviously I have to change the cover that I would like to look like this: How can I do? EDIT I tried this code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \...
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How can I create multiple references sections?

I would like to know how can I create two or more section of references within my thesis document. I'm using the OCIAM thesis format from Oxford. I'm using natbib and Harvard referencing style. In ...
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Need help in creating this thesis' title page [duplicate]

I am currently working on my thesis and would love to have a titled-age in the exact same style as this image. Are there any LaTeX-wizards around to help me out? Thanks! Note: I am currently working ...
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Left alignment for table of contents using custom thesis document class

I have an annoying issue that I have not been able to fix. I have a custom document class file from my university I'm using to format my thesis. The problem is the alignment in the table of contents. ...
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How to modify file to get Bibtex to work

I am using this template, downloaded from here http://maths.dur.ac.uk/Thesis/ I know I shouldn't be using a template, but I am so far through now I really dont want to have to reformat everything. ...
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Title page layout with vertical line and central figure [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is somehow related to some other question but I have to submit my thesis in a few days and, as you may imagine, I'm running out of time :) I've tried to look up any other related ...
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Make font-size smaller

I've this heading in the first tex file - for a computer science thesis: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[italian,english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \...
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Adding list of algorithms and list of listings to pittetd

My question is about adding a properly formatted \listofalgorithms (and later \listoflistings) to the pittetd class. I don't think it's possible to \renewcommand on \listofalgorithms to get ...
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How do I use a document class in ShareLaTeX?

So my plan was to help a friend to write her thesis in LaTeX instead of Word. The problem is that the university want them to use their template if writing in LaTeX. I have never done something like ...
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Set arabic page numbers in all pages except the front page of MastersDoctoralThesis

I am using the following package: http://www.sunilpatel.co.uk/thesis-template/ I am having trouble setting page numbers for the entire thesis. I want to display arabic page numbers in all the ...