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 detect if abstract reaches a second page, in order to add a header

I'm writing a thesis for which the very first page (or 2 if it's long enough) is the abstract. I have two formatting requirements that I can't figure out, when the abstract continues onto the second ...
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Changing University Name in gatech-thesis Document Class

I am trying the write a thesis using the gatech-thesis document class, but it keeps saying Georgia Institute of Technology in various places across the document. How can I change it to say the name of ...
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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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Error Message in Displaying Algorithm

I am writing a thesis, and there I have three files, one is main, another one is Chapter and the last one is a.tex. main.tex is using to call the chapter. I have written main algorithm in a.tex. So ...
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Wrapping heading - Classic Thesis Template

I have a long heading and thus it goes out of the margin. How can I fix it? I'm using classic thesis template; the only command in which there is the word heading is: \pagestyle{scrheadings} https://...
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Section doesn't start from Landscape orientation page

I have tables inserted in the starting of the section in landscape orientation, however the new section shows up only when a portrait page is in use. How should I fix this problem? The following is ...
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Newbie: Setting up a thesis template

this might be a stupid question, but I am trying to use this template % documentclass options: % ngerman is needed for hyphenation if the thesis contains parts written in German % BCOR is binding ...
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Frontespizio problem in report document

I'm a fresh LaTeX user and I'm trying to write my thesis project by using it. I read about the package "frontespizio" and it looks really intresting, since my thesis project has to be written in ...
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Several LaTeX issues with thesis

This a desperate SOS for help. I am writing my thesis in LaTeX and have a few issues. I ask for help in the forum, and then I get, why did you do it this way, why not the other ... and I am already ...
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Structure the first few pages in a thesis

The first few pages in a thesis or report seem to be not so easy for a Latex beginner. I read the post, however, it didn't show how to do the next few pages often appeared in a thesis and the text in ...
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About writing a thesis in LaTeX

I was wondering if it would be a good idea to learn LaTeX for writing my graduate thesis. It would be helpful for me if you answer the following questions (any extra advice will be welcome). The ...
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matrix with number in bracket while description out side of it

I'm wondering if there is a method to make such matrix: I've tried this solution, but the description text cannot be aligned left: Any suggestions are appreciated! BTW, as suggested by CarLaTeX, I'...
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Appendices showing with .1 in document

I am writing a thesis, with articles directly put in it. They contain appendices, which are not the appendix of the thesis itself. In the thesis, the appendices of the articles appear with ".1" and ...
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Exporting article figures to beamer

Is there some way to export or build a beamer presentation from only the figures from an article/book/thesis? I would like to build a pdf set of slides from all the figures in my thesis, including ...
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Setting the path of images in writing a Thesis

I am writing a thesis with two chapters. Each chapter is a separate journal paper and has its own text and one single image. I put the text and image of each chapter in a separate file: ...
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Formatting the Table of contents and the List of Tables

As a LaTeX newbie I am completely at loss when it comes to editing the Table of Contents and the List of Tables in my dissertation. I need to do two things I need all Chapters to have dotted lines. ...
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TOC - Chapter above chaptername

I have some problems with my TOC. I would like to know if some of you could help to put "chapter" above "chapter name" as shown below: If thats possible in TeX - and without \usepackage{tocloft}? ...
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\empheqlbrace autoscaling problem with dukedissertation document class

I am using the empheq package to group equations organized using the align command. If used in an article document class the left brace automatically scales wonderfully to group equations organized ...
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Renew appendix command to remove blank pages [closed]

I'm using Steve R. Gunn's Thesis Class. My issue is that Latex insists on inserting a blank page after the first of my 4 appendices, yet at no other point in the document. I believe this is caused by ...
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Inserting Appendices after Bibliography

Hi I am using the Sunil Patel thesis template for my thesis. This is dependent on a thesis.cls file that is here. The problem is that my college requires the Appendices to be after the Bibliography ...
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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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Adjust Front Matter Numbering in User-Defined Thesis Class

I'm challenged with adjusting the page numbering in the frontmatter of my thesis. I downloaded a template thesis given here, which uses the book class as a basis for the newly defined class Thesis....
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How to get less white space at the start of first page of book

I am writing my starting page of the thesis in Latex, however there is one last bit I cannot seem to solve. There is too much white space in the first part of the page, as you can see here: I have ...
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How to manage appendix with TOC heading Appendices?

I need a heading Appendices in my Table of Content (TOC) with two subheadings. For example: Appendices A. First appendix B. Second appendix In my case, there is TOC headings: A Appendix; It ...
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Cover thesis Tufte style [duplicate]

I'm creating a thesis using the Tufte style template. Obviously I have to change the cover that I would like to look like this: How can I do? EDIT I tried this code: \documentclass{scrreprt} \...
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Set arabic page numbers in all pages except the front page of MastersDoctoralThesis

I am using the following package: http://www.sunilpatel.co.uk/thesis-template/ I am having trouble setting page numbers for the entire thesis. I want to display arabic page numbers in all the ...
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Number missing in section hierarchy [closed]

I have a .tex file where I am taking two .tex files (for example, a.tex and b.tex) as input. If I change their order then everything is fine. But, with the current order there is a problem in section ...
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Recommended symbols for footnotes

Footnotes are added as \footnote{footnote_here}. It produces a number as hyperlink to the footnote, at least as default. The problem is that, when citing bibliography, those symbols interfere each ...
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Configure the abstract at a chapter of thesis in the same page with chapter's title and contents

I would like to produce the abstract with the following appearance. For details, I need the abstract with this kind of top and bottom rules. Could someone help me? Thanks a lot.
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cite an unpublished thesis in latex with \bibliographystyle{ieeetr}

There is this thesis from 2016, which is not available on the internet and I am trying to cite it. I use: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{txfonts} \usepackage{...
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Change font size of TOC contents

I have been searching for a solution for the following problem:, - How can I change the TOC (contents) font size (e.g. Introduction, Chapter 1 & so on.. ), I have tried with a lot of commands but ...
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What is the simplest way of referencing papers in latex?

I am new with Texmaker. After reading many pages it is unclear what is the simplest way of referencing papers. The questions that should be helpful for me are: 1)Is there any simple way of ...
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New chapter on same page as old chapter ends

I am using documentclass thesis and would like to know how to make the new chapter start on the same page as the old chapter, without beginning it on a new page automatically? Thank you.
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How to change chapter font color and chapter number color

How can I change the chapter number color and chapter name color? MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{lipsum} \newlength\chapnumb \setlength\...
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LaTeX scientific standards for thesis epigraph and dedication

I am a bit of noob with LaTeX, but I am enjoying learning it while I am doing my master thesis here. I've been wondering what would be the best scientific standards and LaTeX formats for dedications ...
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How to make dedication page and move words to the middle?

I am newbie to Latex. I am writing thesis for graduation, and have met problems for making dedication page. words move to the middle. With files in zip file in below URL, wish list to solve are ...
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minitoc problem

I 'm writing my phd using Thesis.cls But i have a problem with minitoc. The table of content of each chapter doesn't appear. This my MWE: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \graphicspath{{...
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\begin{document} ended by \end{figure}, latex error in thesis template

I am writing a thesis in latex, when I add the pstricks code it runs but when I insert the \begin{figure} and \end{figure} command to caption the figure, it generates error \begin{document} ended by \...
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Lyx A3 page in an A4 document

I need to insert an A3 sized figure in my lyx document (my thesis chapter) is this possible? I have seen some on here around LaTex but not sure how to include it in lyx, I am new to it. Thanks
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Greek language in suftesi document class

I am trying to create a report using suftesi document class. I write my report using both greek and latin characters. The problem, however, is that I cannot print greek characters. I tried this and ...
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Continuous page numbering for all chapters in Dissertation

I am newbie at LaTeX with this being my first time using it to make a document of this scale. I am working on my dissertation currently and using this template:https://www.overleaf.com/2943161npnxys#/...
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Two cover pages (titles) to a thesis document, in different languages

I'm using the Princeton-university-thesis tamplate. I need to create a cover page in English and anther one in Hebrew. How this is can be made with the template I'm using?
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Headers and page number location in Harvard-thesis

My first post. :) I am learning to use LaTeX. Precisely, it's no better opportunity to learn by writing PhD thesis. I use Harvard thesis template (downloaded from ShareLatex; also on GitHub). So, I ...
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Frontispiece for thesis UK

I am writing the title page of my thesis, but the frontispizo package described elsewhere on this website doesn't really suit my needs. I am sure the frontispiece I require below can be easily ...
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How to customise the title page of a professional writing with logo?

Title page customising is a repeating activity: whether writing thesis, a company report or something else. I am trying to gather here material suggested in chat and that I found so they do not get ...
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Adjusting the position of page number in a book/note

I have written up a note/book (actually my thesis) with parts in it, and ran into the following problem: To make the note divide into parts, I used \part command, e.g. \part{This is part I}, and this ...
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How to remove labels but preserve hanging indenting in the memoir class

I am writing my humanities PhD in the memoir class. I need to have hanging indents for the bibliography, but no numbers or bullets. I have added \makeatletter \renewcommand\@biblabel[1]{} \...
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How to modify side margins in front pages (declared in subenvironment)?

I'm about to submit my thesis and I just noticed the first pages have different sidemargins to the rest of the text :(. They are supposed to be 2.5cm and they apper of ~ 1in. I tracked the problem ...
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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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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 ...