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{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 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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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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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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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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how to adjust journal columns

my paper : \documentclass[10pt,review,ruled,times,5p]{elsarticle} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Watemark from the home page

How to remove a 'MODEL' watermark from the home page? Follow the pdf and the preamble. \documentclass[dissertacao,abnt]{inf-ufg} \usepackage[alf,bibjustif]{abntex2cite} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{...
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How can I include the words “chapter” and “appendix” (previously added in the TOC) in the Hyperlinks to the corrensponding chapter / appendix page

I am using the same code included in the answer of the question: How can I add words chapter and appendix in TOC with document class book? Then, I use the hyperref package and the added words are not ...
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Introductive section at the beginning of a chapter

I am writing my thesis and at the beginning of each chapter I would like to make a general overview and come up with a page as shown in the attached image. Does anyone know what is the right command ...
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Space after subsection

In some part of my thesis, there appears in a space after subsection while it seems fine in the rest subsections. While hit-and-trying for reducing the space after that particular subsection, I remove ...
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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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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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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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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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How to remove the single dot before each chapter in the TOC and make it smaller?

I want to remove the single dot as circled in the picture. Using the thesis class, the single dot appears and and the toc size becomes bigger. Changing to the report class, the dot disappears and the ...
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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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How to start all chapters with an odd-numbered page

How to start all chapters with an odd-numbered page? including: Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables, Nomenclature, Abstract, Acknowledgments, All Chapters, Appendixes, and References The code of ...
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How to sort the symbols in a thesis according a standard order?

I am using TeXstudio in Windows 10 for my Ph.D. thesis. I want to sort all symbols in the nomenclature according to the following order: small English alphabet letter a capital English alphabet letter ...
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Help on creating a University thesis cover

I am new to LaTex. I'm trying to create a thesis cover according to my University's guidelines. I think I am almost there. However, I need some help: My name cannot be in bold; How to increase the ...
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Make a change log page without affecting content or references

I would like to add a change log to my thesis, so that my committee can quickly see the things I have added in. Ideally, I would like to reference sections, figures and citations without altering any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing babel package inside the same document

I am currently writing my Ph.D. thesis in French and English. Following the procedure that I found here Changing babel package inside a single chapter, I have divided the document into two parts, one ...
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Problem with APA formating

So I'm having a strange problem with spacing in an APA document. And I am at a complete loss as to what to do. I can't even create a minimal working example. I load packages into main.tex with \...
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captionsgreek doesn't work

I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX and I'm trying to put an Appendix in it. I want the Appendix's title to be in Greek, so as stated here with the \usepackage[english,greek]{babel}, I can use the ...
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Template, How to locate text

Hey guys I am trying to write my thesis using latex. In a folder, I have the main file which I got from a template, as well as my chapter files. When I print, the thesis outputs on the cover "...
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thesis class doesn't work fine

I'm using the thesis class (https://ctan.org/pkg/thesis?lang=de) for my thesis in LaTex but I have some problems. Overleaf didn't know the thesis class so I had to load up the class by my self on the ...
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How to justify the figure captions in latex while displaying the list of figures?

I have compiled my thesis in latex. The list of figures that are appearing in appendix section is not the way I want. The figure captions are being cut on the right side, without even displaying the ...
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How to insert pages in the pre-textual elements in the correct order?

I have a problem in my work with the pre-textual elements. I have to insert three pages between them and they must appear in the bookmarks. I did this in the preamble, but they went on the wrong pages....
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List of Algorithm is not in table of contents , I am tried to edit it in my “Thesis.cls” but it giving me . tell me how can I fix it?

It is in main.tex \pagestyle{fancy} % The page style headers have been "empty" all this time, now use the "fancy" headers as defined before to bring them back \lhead{\emph{...