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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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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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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Page numbering of preliminary pages in thesis

In my thesis, I want to open all chapters on right including the preliminary pages, however, open=right command comes with a disadvantage of odd page numbering of preliminary pages (i.e. after title ...
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How to Change Bibliography numbering style in thesis format

I am using this thesis template. I need help to change the bibliography number format. \documentclass[12pt]{thesis} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%% preample %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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Why when clicking on a pre-textual element, does the pdf always return to the first page?

I have two text elements in my work: pre-text elements and texts. Every time I click on a pre-textual element, the document goes back to the job's home page. How to fix this? Follow the preamble. \...
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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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Formatting biblatex phdthesis for APA7

I'm trying to format a @phdthesis according to APA style style. Here is my bib file (apa-test.bib): @phdthesis{example, author = {Hollander, M. M.}, year = {2017}, title = {Resistance to ...
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Fancy LaTeX templates for paper-collection theses?

As one knows, a Ph.D. thesis may be composed in two ways; either as a monograph or as a collection of papers. In view of typography, the two can be fairly similar except in that the latter requires a ...
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Removing blank pages

I am trying to remove the blank pages between the various sections of the document, but I don't know which command I can use. I already tried to remove the command: \afterpage{\blankpage} but the ...
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How to format table of contents (ToC) that conform with my university's format?

I am writing my thesis according to my university's format. I want to add "CHAPTER" in front of the chapter's number and "TABLE OF CONTENTS", "TITLE" and "PAGE" on top of the table of contents. I need ...
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\makefrontmatter

When I create the cover with the command \makefrontmatter, my thesis title is too long, so it causes everything else to go to the next one. And I want everything to stay on the same sheet. How can I ...
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Improving thesis template

I've made this template for my master's thesis according to the provided guidelines by the university. The problems this template seems to be fragile a lot of warnings, and the slightest modification ...
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How do I format table of contents in my thesis?

I am writing my thesis using my university's (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) latex template. I have a problem with the table of contents. My working trial is as follows: \documentclass[oneside,12pt,...
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Right margin for fancyhdr

how can I get the right margin when using fancyhdr and onehalfspacing? I am currently writing my thesis, and I am not quite sure if my margins are all right. Here is an example code \documentclass[...
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Problems with implementing deluxetable from AASTeX into KULeuven thesis template

I'm trying to implement the deluxetable feature into the thesis template that we need to use for our doctoral thesis. However, I'm encountering several errors. I could already solve several of them by ...
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How would I add a glossary page to an exisiting document class?

I would like to add a glossary page to an existing document class for my thesis. I have not edited .cls files before but I have made an attempt at understanding how other pages (e.g. lists of figures) ...
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Is there a way to hide bibliography of chapterIntro and make it appear at the end of whole document under chapter {references}?

\usepackage[squares,sort&compress,comma,numbers]{natbib} \usepackage[sectionbib]{chapterbib} \begin{document} \makefrontmatter \begin{body} \include {ChapterIntro} \include {Chapter1} \include {...
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Thesis Table of Contents in Parts

I am writing my thesis. I have completed all the chapters and other related stuff (e.g., List of Figures, etc.) similar to the other standard theses. But, now I want to break these chapters into "...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...