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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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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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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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import citations into large document

I am writing a thesis. I want to have chapters as separate files that are compiled into one large (TotalCompile.tex) document. My main file looks like: \documentclass[12pt,openright, twoside]{report}...
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mhchem bond in short caption causes error

I am trying to use mhchem inside the short caption for a number of figures and tables, and it is interfering with the thesis class I'm required to use (pittetd). It only happens when forming the list ...
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'Thanks' page similar in style to table of contents

I would like to add a 'thanks' page to my thesis. I did this very easy, just a bold and bigger heading, then the text. Since the table of contents is on the next page (a right page in this two-sided ...
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Problem with Table of Contents and Chapter on Introduction

I am currently writing my final master thesis in tex. I am stuck up in the following place. Firstly I have a chapter called Introduction which is not numbered. In the table of contents page, the ...
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Fixing a LaTeX thesis style issues with formatting section headings

I am fairly new to LaTeX, but I decided to take it upon myself to use the .sty file the computer science department at my school had for the university's thesis style. As it turns out, there are a ...
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How do I remove the word “chapter” from chapter titles in documentclass/style {Thesis} [duplicate]

I would like to have the chapter number at chapter title on the same line, so instead of: "chapter 1 chapter name" I would like "1 Chapter name" or "1. chapter name" i'm using \documentclass[...
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How to populate a bibliography in the book class?

Today I have been playing with LATEX and I really like it up to now! But i have a problem with populating an apa style bibliography. Right now I am busy with making a template for a thesis and i am ...
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\lhead already defined error

I am writing my thesis by using isuthesis package. I want page numbers to come at the middle of bottom of the page. For that I thought of using fancyhdr package. \documentclass[answers,a4paper]{...
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PhD thesis format can be used for producing handout and slides? [closed]

I am experimenting with the 'thesis' package by Nicola Talbot. My first impressions are very pleasant, but I do have some questions, because I want to use it for producing lecture slides, handout for ...
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How to put chapter number after chapter title in thesis documentclass?

Why chapter title in thesis documentclass positioned below chapter number? I mean I need to place both of chapter title and chapter number in one line.
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Multi-Document Thesis in Lyx Across Many Computers

I've recently migrated to LyX from LaTeX, recognizing some of the tradeoffs. There is one however I can't seem to work with. I have a multi document LyX project, it's my thesis. I have a main file ...
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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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Emergency stop (job aborted/no legal end found) [closed]

I am working on my thesis and I was finishing it on latex. Until now everything was good. I had only 3 pages to do. But, suddenly the latex file gives me this problem emergency stop. And the latex ...
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How to change the language, for just a few lines in a template? [closed]

I am using a Persian (thesis) template and in the references, there is a problem. In fact, some of them, contain a formula and since the template considers the numbers in the context of a Persian ...
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Left alignment for table of contents using custom thesis document class

I have an annoying issue that I have not been able to fix. I have a custom document class file from my university I'm using to format my thesis. The problem is the alignment in the table of contents. ...
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Physics thesis template [closed]

Do you know where I can find a template to write the thesis? It refers to the bachelor in physics. Is there any site where to find it? I tried to look but I found only one template and it was too ...
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Looking for a plain-looking XeLaTeX thesis template, for transfer from ClassicThesis template [closed]

I learnt LaTeX for my M.A. dissertation, using the ClassicThesis template. It is beautiful and works fine. But my University (in Vietnam) has requirements on format that are not compatible with ...
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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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Table of contents and references not aligning to margin [closed]

For my dissertation I have to alter the margins (to allow for binding) which I have successfully done using the geometry package. My problem is that my ToC and references have not moved. What I have ...
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MS Word or Latex for Thesis for beginner in LaTex [closed]

I am writing my thesis in MS Word but one of my friend told me about writing thesis in LaTex instead of using MS word. But I have no idea about LaTex. I just want to know is LaTex worth for learning ...
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in my thesi this is the result, why? [duplicate]

\documentclass[10pt,% % corpo del font principale a4paper,% % carta A4 twoside,openright,% % fronte-retro % ...
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What are the “best practices” when writing a thesis in Latex? [duplicate]

I am starting to write my master thesis in latex. So far I have only written article-like texts, so this is my first big document. I would like to start with some good general good practices. ...
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How to add et all to references? [closed]

I am writing a thesis and I would like to add "et all." to references. This problem is described here: LaTeX doesn't recognize "et al." in the Bibliography The problem is that when I ...
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My own publications list without natbib and biblatex [closed]

I am writing my PhD thesis and I should add the list of my own publication. I am not using natbib nor biblatex. Because with natbib I can't use the alpha style and biblatex is incompatible with the ...
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Include values of \ref, \eqref into a new document [duplicate]

I have an introduction to my thesis. It includes a lot of constructions like in Section \ref{sec1} is shown or the formula is given in \eqref{eq1} whereas the corresponding Section and equation are in ...
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Creating IEEE References in Ph.D Thesis [closed]

How to create IEEE standards references/citations, figures, tables in writing Ph.D Computer Science & Engineering thesis . Lyx tutorials/guide is helpful some extent, is there any templates like ...
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IEEEtranSN + natbib and @masterthesis [closed]

I'm using natbib along with bibliographystyle{IEEEtranSN}. Everything works great, but when I'm trying to add an @masterthesis entry, I get the following warning: Warning--entry type for "...
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same font and bold for thesis in chapter, section and so on [closed]

I would like to create the format below for my thesis using \documentclass{thesis} Introduction --> no number for chapter Section 1.1. Subsection all of them using same font ...
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front page of thesis

To produce front page of the thesis a separate .tex file should be created? After reading several already asked question regarding the same I found that for the front page a separate \begin{document} ...
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Persian Thesis Template

Is there any M.Sc. Thesis LaTeX template available ? It would be nice if it is according to rules of Sharif University in writing Thesis!
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Thesis class error Extra } or forgotten \endgroup on second compile (not first) in float caption

I am adapting a paper to a thesis format, and I am getting an error on the second compile of my document (the first one seems to work fine). I am using TeXshop, v. 2.47; I am compiling using pdfTex v....
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Heading not in capital letter

I am writing a book and i am using the package fancyhdr. I manage to have the configuration i've been looking for (chapter name in the even page, section name in the odd page ...) but there is one ...
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Adding disclaimer page to document

I would like to add the disclaimer page to my document. When I added the command \disclaimer before the abstract, I got the error: "! Undefined control sequence. l.104 \disclaimer". The code: \...
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Changing title's color - Classic thesis template

Default color of the title is red in classic thesis template. I tried to search the word red in the file Titlepage.tex, ClassicThesis.tex and classicthesis-config.tex, but there is not. How can I ...
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How to change thesis template to from A4 to B5?

I am using a template for my PhD thesis, but I have a problem with margins. The default is a4paper, but I want put it on b5 size. % Set up the document: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside, ...
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Placing Three Names Horizontally in The Bottom of a Page

I had made another post for this question but apparently there were a lot of mistakes in the MWE. So, I am interested into creating the red colored format which is included in the picture: I can only ...
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Using font CMR12

I want to use the font "CMR12" I googled it but didn't get any helpful results. Questions: 1) How do I change the font in my latex to this font? 2) What happens to the math equations if I use ...
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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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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 ...
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Extra page number in Table of Contents without any extra pages, References showing two places

I have the following page, but when I run it, I get a an extra page number after the dedications and List of Tables, not sure why it is doing it. any help would be appreciate it. \documentclass[]{...
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Remove page number from abstract

This is my main.tex: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright,titlepage]{book} \begin{document} \frontmatter \input{titlepage} \cleardoublepage \input{abstract} \end{document} The abstract ...
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in my thesis, in auto generated table of contents, i don't want contents written as chapter in latex

As you can see, in my auto generated table of contents, Contents is coming twice, one as Page heading (which I require it as it is), another as chapter name with page number (I don't want this) but I ...
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Acknowledgment to Acknowledgement [closed]

I am writing doctoral dissertation using a template TeX file made by somebody in our school (with 'thesis' document class) I can add acknowledgement by using \begin{acknowledgment} command, but I ...
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How to align manually-typed list of abbreviation table (2 columns)

I try to prepare my "list of abbreviation" for my thesis on a separate frontmatter page (namely "listofabbreviations"), so it will be easy to review and edit. It will have two columns and looks ...
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Acro only prints final entry for one class

I'm trying to print all acronyms defined through \DeclareAcronym (not just the ones mentioned in the full paper), but only the last acronym in the nomenclature section is printed (regardless of which ...
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Hiding sub-entries in the TOC but not the heading

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[ms, 12pt]{kfupm_thesis} \usepackage{apptools, etoolbox} % code to fix TOC appendix format, irrelevant for this question \makeatletter \patchcmd{\@chapter}{\...
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Chapter formatting and spacing

I use report document class and the thing is that I would like to change the chapter both in format, letterspace and place on the page. Right now a chapter look like this: I want it to look like ...
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inserting university logo in a thesis cover page

I want to insert my university logo instead the name only in the cover page of the thesis I am using from sharelatex thesis template. I am uploading both the .tex and .cls file here. please suggest me ...