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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How to have roman pagenumbering, then arabic pagenumbering, without resetting the page number?

First two pages need not have page numbers. So I added \thispagestyle{empty} and it worked. Third page needs to have iii, not i, as the page number. I tried \pagenumbering{roman}, but it gives i, ...
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Specifying the Language of Thesis in bibtex

I want to cite a Ph.D. dissertation which is not in English; but I want the language be mentioned out of the title's apostophe. For example, I am interested in the output J. Doe, "This is the ...
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How do I place my algorithms side by side and centered?

I'm finalizing my dissertation and am struggling to get these algorithms to display correctly... I'm new to writing pseudocode in LaTeX too so any recommendations are VERY welcome. \begin{minipage}{0....
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How do reduce spacing between lines in table of contents?

The spacing is very wide... Is there a way to manually reduce the line spacing between the elements? Cheers!
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How can I cleanly list a set of “rules” in LaTeX? [closed]

I am writing my dissertation and trying to iron out a few bits. My dissertation revolves around methods of solving a Rubik's Cube and I have tried to list out some rules for solving a particular ...
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Title of the chapter breaking page layout

this is probably a dumb issue but I don't know how to solve it in a clean and efficient way. I am writing my thesis with the standard book layout. The problem is that the title of one of the chapter ...
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How do I change the appearance of a citation for Literature Review? [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis/dissertation and am refining my literature review. The literature I have written about has been cited but the citations across the entire paper are numbers (Which is what I want)...
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Using Biblatex with a .bib file not citing properly

I'm trying to compile the bibliography for my thesis using biblatex. However, when I use the recommended syntax and code from the biblatex user guide, the citations I'd like in parentheses come out ...
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Tables in appendix [closed]

I have the following data to be put into appendix of this thesis template. I need the entire table to be in one page but on compilation, it comes towards one side. I have 100s such tables that need to ...
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My longtable is too wide, and there is too much text to fit in a pleasing way when reducing column size [duplicate]

I'm new to this, but I'm using LaTeX to format my MA thesis. I have multiple troublesome tables that defy my attempts at making them fit appropriately on the page. In my current table, there are 6 ...
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error in .toc (table of contents)

I am using the following template for the thesis. \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} %\date{\today} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{something} \subsection{{$p: \underline{X}\...
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Problem pagestyle for toc and minitoc for thesis

I have a problem with my document. I looked on Google but did not find the solution. I just want to homogeneize my page style in my whole document but it does not work for my table of content and my ...
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how to format like this?

On the title page I have got the blue strip but not able to put a logo image at top left and address box in top right. I have reached so far using \documentclass[PhD,synopsis]{iitmdiss} \usepackage{...
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Specifying Parts and Chapters while using \include{<Chapter>}

In my research group, we have a recommended thesis file, which uses an \include{} command to bring chapters into the main text. Inside those files, the formats of chapters, sections and subsections ...
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citations are showing error

\documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[round,authoryear]{natbib} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[dutch,polish,swedish,french,german,russian,main=english]{babel} \let\plll\...
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Remove Page Number from a Single TOC Entry (without tocloft)

I want to remove the page number for the Part 1. I've seen that this can be done when using the tocloft package, but due to the thesis environment that I'm using, this is not an option. If I use \...
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how to create bibtex for a paper that has been accepted to a conference but not yet published?

My paper got accepted to an ICRA conference but it is yet to be published. I need to create a bibtex entry for the same so that I could refer to in my thesis. What is the format to do the same? I ...
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font is automatically coming in italics for definitions and remarks [closed]

I am using the following thesis template to write my thesis. \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twoside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} %\usepackage{a4wide}% obsolete: geometry does a better job \usepackage{...
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The document class to recommend for a PhD report

I am writing my PhD thesis report and since my university does not have a template (too sad) I am making my own. I would like to know please what documentclass to use, is it book, article or, report? ...
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Numbering of appendices and blank pages missing between appendices

I am trying to make the appendices to my Master's thesis. The template consists of several parts that are arranged in a file called "final.tex". I'm having two problems with appendices: I ...
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ULR Reference in latex appear fist

The right position of my reference must appear as [1], but it appears [4]. And the reference of URL online appears as [1] my bibtex file ordered as appearance and bibliography style is {unsrt}.
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How to add some space/indentation in enumerate environment? [closed]

I'm writing a thesis using UTM.sty, as provided below: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % The package UTMthesis.sty will produce the output % % of a thesis according to UTM ...
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References not appearing in my Latex Document

I have a thesis latex document which compiles seperately written chapters into a larger thesis document. My in-text citations and references list are not showing up in my final compiled PDF. Is there ...
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Customizing toc/chapters numbering/labeling in book class

I am writing my thesis by published works and would like to customize the table of contents and the chapters labeling and numbering. In the introduction I have sections for topics covered in 4 papers ...
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how to change the font type and size?

I'm new to latex and I'm trying to change the font type and size of the thesis title, chapter headings, sub chapters headings, abstract, table of figures and acknowledgment , first I tried to change ...
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Customize page header for even and odd pages WITHOUT fancyhdr

I am using MastersDoctoralThesis for writing my thesis. Its default settings are: On even numbered pages: outer header has page number while inner header has chapter number On odd numbered pages: ...
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font type and size and margins of thesis

I'm trying to write my thesis using latex for the first time, the graduate school insisted that we follow some headlines; The line spacing in the main body of the thesis must be 1,5, Line spacing ...
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Set oldstylenums as the default writing style throughout the document

I am trying to set all numbers in my document in \oldstylenums format. There are about 345 instances where the numbers need to be changes to oldstylenums in the text. Is it possible to convert them ...
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Problem with the table of contents indentation/spacing

I am writing a thesis using my institution's template. My working code is as follows: \makeatletter \let\my@xfloat\@xfloat \makeatother \documentclass[oneside,12pt,a4paper]{book} %\documentclass[12pt,...
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bibtex not finding .bib file in Windows 10 using WinEdt [duplicate]

In the code below using the FAU Thesis template found here, my Bibliography is not getting generated. I have the chapters.bib file in folder named "References". CODE \documentclass[phd, ...
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Previously working code no longer working and giving errors

I am writing a thesis using my institution's thesis template. Previously, my working code works just fine. I don't work on that for a few months. When I try to run it again yesterday, I get lots of ...
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Override page numbering in any existing stylesheet

tl;dr: Is there a way to forcibly override the page number settings of any existing style sheet? I frequently find myself in the following situation: I am writing a report or paper of some kind using ...
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Space after images or title [duplicate]

I am a LaTeX beginner. I am writing my thesis and used a template from my university. My problem is the space between figures and the text that follows. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes too large. This ...
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my reference doesn't start in order from [1] but it starts from [2] [duplicate]

i am writing my thesis in latex, my problem with the first reference .its start from [2] not from[1],all the rest of the thesis reference's is correct order.i didn't understand where is the problem. \...
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How I can change the numbering of Remark in my thesis?

In my thesis, all definitions, theorems and lemmas are numbered like #chapter.#section.#definition/theorem/lemma. For example, the first definition in the second section of the first chapter would be ...
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How to properly reference a thesis?

I am using the following: \bibliographystyle{ieeetr} And I have a PhD Thesis in my references directory as show below: @phdthesis{SomePerson, author = {Some, Person}, school = {Some University}, ...
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Adding a Thesis summary page in the Cambridge University thesis template

I am using the Cambridge University Thesis Template for my doctoral dissertation. I want to add a Thesis Summary and Conclusions page as a separate section after the final chapter which should appear ...
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arXiv stamp gets misplaced

I'm trying to upload a thesis on arXiv (a single-column A4 document), and the only problem with it is the misplaced arXiv stamp on the title page. I'm providing a mock screenshot of the minimal ...
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Accepting changes in LaTeX using the trackchanges package using Python

Does anyone have experience using the trackchanges package with python3 to accept the changes when editing a document? I am able to view all changes from various editors, I just am not sure how to ...
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How do I force a top margin?

I'm required to have a 2-inch top margin for my References page. However, using \chapter* (which produces a 2-inch top margin) results in the Table of Contents having a Chapter called * before ...
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Making changes to the Cambridge University thesis template

I am a beginner in LaTeX scripting and started writing my thesis on LaTeX using Overleaf. The University of Cambridge thesis template suits me best and I am trying to make some changes to the thesis ...
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Templates or tutorials for creating a title page

I am relatively new to Latex. I am writing my thesis in Latex, which has been (as you know) so much more convenient than a word processor. I am using \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{book} along with the ...
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Starting new chapter on same page causing large line spacing

I am currently using the common Masters/Doctoral Thesis template, but I am trying to extend the template to remove the \clearpage before the chapter titles to help limit the length of the main body to ...
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Resize line numbering

I use Texmaker to help with writing in LaTex. I have added line-numbering to the draft of my thesis. The size of the line number is a bit too small. Is there a way to make the size a bit bigger? The ...
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I need simple tabular commands for VITA

I have done building my thesis using \LaTeX and everything is alright. Chapters are added in the main .tex file using \include command in a special .cls file built by my university instructor, as ...
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How to display first page as a single page in a “Thesis” class

I am writing a thesis and and I would like to view/see first page of my thesis as a single page in PDF and rest is Two pages. I have seen this in Krishna Kumar template (https://gitlab.com/kks32/phd-...
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Editing bibliography style file

I am using IEEEtran as the bibliography style file and compiling using texlive in ubuntu. The output has some undesired formatting which I wish to rectify by editing the .bst file for the bibliography ...
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how to add separate text boxes with different background colors and titles

Here a phd thesis can be found which that has a feature shown in the below picture: where two separate boxes with different colors are shown to include a title and some paragraphs in them. Does ...
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Where can we find nice table of contents templates like this

Here a phd thesis can be found which has a very nice template and features. Does anyone know where we can find a template, for example, for the table of contents this thesis has or something similar?
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Where to find nice latex thesis templates like this

Here a phd thesis can be found which has a very nice template, structure, and features. Does anyone know where we can find similar or even nicer Latex templates like this one ?

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