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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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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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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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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 ...