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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Remove chapter from whole occupied page and center list of tables, list of figures, and table of contents

\documentclass[12pt,twoside]{mitthesis} \usepackage[left=1.5in,right=1in,top=1in,bottom=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{lgrind} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{caption} \captionsetup[...
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Missing \endcsname inserted in thesis template

I have a problem with compiling my LaTeX script and I have this error: Missing \endcsname inserted Here is the thesis template which I run and the error basically comes from the line that I have: \...
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How to change the margin widths in the MDT class?

I am typing using this class, https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis It seems to me that using the ``\fullpage" on top of this causes the text to go crashing into the "...
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Drawing light scattered by a particle by different optics with different geometry

Currently writing a PhD Thesis and I want to write in Latex. So, for figures, I would like to draw using the Tikz to make my thesis more presentable and smaller in size. I am very grateful if anyone ...
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Section in header not shown

I am trying to display the name of the section as the header on each page of my thesis. I am using \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \...
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Adapt thesis frontespizio

I am learning LaTeX for my thesis work but I have really low understanding of LaTeX. I need to make a frontespizio that exactly looks like this one made with word: If can be useful I know that the ...
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Thesis title page: how can I write my name and my supervisor's name on the same line?

I've written my thesis title page in this simple way, but I'd like to have the words "Supervisor" and "Student" on the same line (of course one on the left and one on the right side of the page but on ...
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How to do proper page numbering in Latex for thesis?

I'm trying to do proper paging for my thesis as per my university format. According to that, Roman numbers should start from the Acknowledgment page till TOC and after that Arabic numbering. ...
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Using book.cls makes pdf even pages to be aligned to the right and odd pages to the left

I have started to use book.cls instead of llncs.cls. I have copied the content of book.cls from here. For some reason, the pdf output has the even pages aligned to the right while the odd pages are (...
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Thesis CLS file instead of llncs

I have written a paper with a llncs.cls file. I was asked to use a different class file which is more suitable for a thesis. I have tried looking for such a file, the best I managed to find was ...
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List of Notations and Symbols with page numbers in Thesis

I want to make a "List of Notations and Symbols" by Latex for my thesis as shown in the attached figure. I am using Windows 10 version. In my list, I want to have three columns: Notation, Definition ...
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Changing text font of title, figure and table captions in Thesis

I am writing my thesis and downloaded from this link. I found that the text of the main title, figure and table captions have different text than the main text of the thesis. Anyone help to tell ...
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What are the best sites to learn LaTex from the scratch for writing journal articles?

I am a LaTeX newbie. I am curious to hear your recommendations about the best places to learn it. More precisely, I am going to start writing my doctoral thesis in it. Our school already has a ...
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Page Numbers in Header -> Use Footer Space

I successfully moved the page numbers from the footer to the header of each page using scrlayer-scrpage. Now there is some "free" space on the bottom of each page. i) Is it possible to reclaim that ...
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Changing “Chapter A” to “Appendix A” in thesis table of contents causes problems with spacing

I know I'm not the first person to have this issue. Here's a list of various questions on this exact issue: Changing "Chapter A" to "Appendix A" in TOC - Existing solutions don&#...
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Flow chart / structure of Thesis with tikzpicture

for my thesis I try to (re)build a flowchart for its structure. But I am struggling...You can see the draft in the picture. Can someone please help me? Is there a tool or something helpful? I tried ...
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Create thesis cover

I am trying to write a thesis from scratch. How can I develop a cover page like this? This is my LateX source. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \title{ ...
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CHAPTER ONE and not CHAPTER 1 in the body of a thesis

Thanks to @AlanMunn for the answers given in the question asked in the link. Chapter number and chapter title in one line What I want is: CHAPTER ONE: the chapter name/title and not Chapter 1: ...
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How can write title chapter of thesis?

I write a thesis, and I want to help me how can be written the title of the chapter without the number appearing on the page (page without number)? And how to write the proof of the theorem without ...
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Alignment of headers in thesis

I am writing a thesis. But it turned out to be of the wrong format. Following is the format (wrong one): I want the following format, where header on odd page must be right side and header on the ...
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Changing a colour of citations!

I am trying to change a colour of citations in Thesis class. I know that I need to load hyperref package but it didn't work to me. Here is the screenshot of my main docs as well as the Thesis.cls. % ...
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Word count for files included with input

I'm trying to do a wordcount of my thesis project in LaTeX. I'm using VIM with VIMLaTeX on an ubuntu machine. I have the following code in my main.tex file \newcounter{Hoofdstuk} \newcommand{\file}{...
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Tidying up my preamble for using Garamond throughout my thesis in Overleaf

I am quite inexperienced with LaTeX and am writing my PhD Thesis using it. I want to use Garamond throughout, and this has been a nightmare to implement. I have read lots of guidance on the various ...
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Error at the end of \listoffigures

I'm about to hand in a thesis that I'm writing using latex and overleaf. However, at the end of the list of figures, which I invoke by using the command \listoffigures, I get an extra sentence that ...
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Separate continuous per-chapter bibliography

I am using LaTeX with the Masters/Doctoral Thesis Template (latextemplates.com) for writing my Thesis. Let us suppose that the author has published a few papers on each chapter. Our University has ...
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Thesis table of contents

I am using a book class to write my PHD thesis, I have a problem with the front matter content and the content table, for example when I compile, the general introduction page header contains: ...
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combining separate .tx files into a thesis

I need help. I have three projects with different preembles and structure. They are paper1.tex, paper2.tex, paper3.tex Now i want to combine these three different papers into chapters under one ...
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Reduce chapter size in the cleanthesis template

In the cleanthesis, chapter titles take too much space, even short ones. For example, \chapter{The title of this chapter is not too long} will be split into two lines. Is there any way to: ...
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Is there a way to write my Thesis in separate files for each chapter and then merge them into one main.tex at the end? [duplicate]

I am starting to write my materials and methods section of my thesis. My Supervisor would rather have one chapter at a time to an extent so I was wondering if it is possible to have separate documents ...
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What is the best class for writing a PhD thesis? [closed]

What would you say: book, memoir, classicthesis...? I want to read as much as I can on the class documentation before I start writing, so I avoid problems in the future, when I should be focussing on ...
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installing linguex into a main tex thesis file

The latex file has problems installing/using the linguex package in a ucla thesis latex template (uclathes) (downloaded from GitHub). I inserted it in a preamble of the mother tex file, but it keeps ...
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chapter without numbering [duplicate]

I am using buthesis format for my thesis. I want introduction and results chapter not to be numbered but when I use \chapter* it didn't show up in the table of content at all. Any suggestions?
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using more than one bibtex file in a single latex project

I'm curious how those research books composed of many research articles, each with hyperlinked references, are able to use multiple bibtex file in a single project. Is there a way so that I could ...
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Table of contents starting in the middle of the page

I'm writing my dissertation and everything worked fine until I upgraded to texlive 2019. Now my table of contents suddenly starts in the middle of the page. It worked fine before, please help! \...
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Cross referencing between chapters in thesis (LaTex)

I am writing a thesis. While writing chapter 3, I need to refer an equation from chapter 2. How could I do this? I do not want to repeat the same equation in every chapter. Kindly help. Thanks a lot ...
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subfile subsection indexing

following structure: \section{Methods} \subfile{./methods/methods.tex} and in methods.tex : \subsection{Deformable ...} yields indexing in form of 4.0.1 Deformable ... whereas it is supposed to ...
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How do I increase spacing between chapter number and chapter title in thesis

I want to give space between chapter number and title, I tried in .cls file but not getting any idea. %% %% This is file `iitbreport.cls', %% %% Time-stamp:<2016-04-18 01:32:05, v1.3 sunthar> %%...
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How to generate LoF and LoT as a table with borders

I am writing my thesis and the form for List of Figures and List of Tables is to be a TABLE like the following: I couldn't find any package help me edit the style of LoF and LoT to have a table style....
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absence of PDF output

Started to write main.tex file for my master's thesis and could not get the pdf file. Any help please? here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{images/}} \...
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Nomenclature longtable error ; nomentbl.ist file caption

I am putting together my thesis, and I making my nomenclature page. I am editing the nomenclature .ist file from the nomentbl package (nomentbl.ist). I am editing it using standard longtable commands. ...
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Thesis turned NULL! [duplicate]

I was working on TexStudio and accidentally pulled out the plug, the PC turned off immediately (no battery). It happens regularly. However, this time when I restarted it and tried to open the .tex ...
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How to convert from LaTeX to Word on Mac? [duplicate]

I wrote my thesis with LaTeX on Overleaf, but my supervisor wants a Word-file of it. The thesis consists of multiple .tex-documents which are are linked to a central main.tex document. I found some ...
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Index page links goes to wrong pages when thesis has restarted page numbers

I use ucbthesis for my thesis. We should have the abstract page to be numbered as page 1. The ucbthesis creates page numbers with order 1 (title page) 2 (approval page) 3 (copyright page) 1 (abstract ...
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Error while running thesis code in Latex

I am writing a thesis using Winedt Editor. I got following error while running the tex file. What does it mean? I am unable to get it. Plus, I have 8 main chapters. So do I add one more chapter in ...
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Dagger footnote for authors in report document class

For my thesis, I am using the report document class and want a dagger footnote on my name on the title page (all other footnotes are supposed to be numbered). It seems however that using either \...
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How can I get a similar chapter style in the report class?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to find the right style for my PhD thesis. I want something simple and elegant, inspired by the layout of some books published by Oxford University Press. ...
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Add “continued from previous page” in header of second Nomenclature page?

I based my nomenclature page on this, and it seems to be working well. However, I would like the second page of it to say "continued from previous page" in the top left, similar to this picture: Here ...
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Removing Header from Chapter in a Thesis Written in LaTeX

I am writing a thesis using the LaTeX template files that seem to have been used at my department for a while. The problem is, when I compile the code, I get a header with chapter number and title on ...
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Multiple cites separated by a line [duplicate]

a summary of my code would be what follows \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{references.bib} \begin{document} blah blah blah \cite{ref1, ref2, ref3, ref4, ref10} \end{document} With this code, I ...
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Error Message in Displaying Algorithm

I am writing a thesis, and there I have three files, one is main, another one is Chapter and the last one is a.tex. main.tex is using to call the chapter. I have written main algorithm in a.tex. So ...

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