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 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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How can I single space long titles in my table of contents and list of figures/tables?

I'm currently revising my university's thesis template, and I have almost everything fixed except for particular spacing issues. Our thesis manual states that long section titles must be single spaced,...
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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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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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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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Multiple bibliographies inside a thesis

As I am writing the manuscript of my PhD thesis, I am facing a `LaTeX' obstacle. Chapter 2,3 and 4 of my thesis will, each, be a copy of a published article. For so, I would like each of this chapter ...
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Baseline alignment on BOTH pages

A friend of mine said to me that my (almost) finished Ph.D thesis would look much better if my baselines were always aligned (between left and right pages). How can i do that ? The picture is a ...
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how to organise a multivolume book series in (La)TeX

When searching the questions asked on this list I came accross "Starting a PhD; Any guides to setting up a 'system'?" but the problem for me is that a multivolume book series (not necessarily ...
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Thesis to paper (journal)

I have a big thesis document (say: thesis.tex) from which I would like to publish parts in a journal (say: in paper.tex). Is there a possibility to indicate parts in the thesis, such that these ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...