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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\backmatter not working - showing page numbers

I've started with the basic structure for my thesis, but the \backmatter command doesn't seem to work and there are arabic page numbers on all the pages of the backmatter (however the \frontmatter is ...
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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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why there are in some places irregular weird line break in latex on ubuntu?

I'm writing my master thesis with latex. I'm using ubuntu as an OS and Texstudio as an editor. The problem is that in some pages in my document there is line breaks that i didn't write. Also after ...
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How to add IEEE style bibliography and new chapter in a report file?

I am currently writing my thesis and I want to have a fully prepared template to just focus in writing. My problem is that I have to use a IEEE style to put my references in my document and I am ...
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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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Optimal margins for a thesis written in Latex

This post is motivated by this post Recommended margin and binding offset and especially by the answer of Bernhard. As someone who does not really have any clue about page layouts for books and ...
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Generating a list of appendix table in TOC

I want to add multiple appendices in this class, which does not support multiple appendices. Therefore, I used \begin{appendices} \chapter{1} %APPENDIX_A \chapter{2} %APPENDIX_B \end{appendices} ...
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How can I have the same latex font of this book? [duplicate]

I'm writing my manuscript for my thesis and this the package that I'm using for the fonts : \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{ae,aecompl} I was reading a physical book and I want to know which type ...
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Format chapters except appendix

For the thesis I am writing it is demanded that the appendix chapters come in the form of "Appendix A", "Appendix B", etc.. I wanted different formatting for the chapters than the standard one so I ...
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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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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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How to add subsubsection in mybook.cls

i am using mybook.cls class for my thesis. I want to add subsubsection which should appear in table of contents as well but its not coming. Anyone found any solution to this? I have tried using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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