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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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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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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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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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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Adapting Thesis frontispiece

I am learning LateX for my thesis work and I have already realized a frontispece for that using the following code: %%%% Frontespizio Tesi \documentclass[a4paper,titlepage,twoside]{book} \usepackage[...
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How can I remove the extra page in my document showing tabular[t]? [closed]

I have written this simple code, but it gives me an extra front page which shows as given. My Code: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \graphicspath{Figures/} \usepackage[square, ...
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minitoc not showing up [closed]

\documentclass[12pt, doublespacing]{ociamthesis} % default square logo %\documentclass[12pt,beltcrest]{ociamthesis} % use old belt crest logo %\documentclass[12pt,shieldcrest]{ociamthesis} % use ...
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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 set different headers for a specific pages in one document?

I have thesis template in latex which have pages in the beginning to setup the layout of the thesis. For example I have contents, list of table, list of figure, Notation and Acronyms. The first page ...
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Level Specific Spacing in Table of Contents

I am trying to control the vertical spacing between entries in the table of contents. Specifically, I need Double space between major section headings and whenever changing levels and single space ...
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Page Size for thesis template [duplicate]

I have looked at many questions regarding this but none have solved my issue. I am using a template to write my thesis and want to change the size of my paper but am unable to do so with the command: ...
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First page number settings [closed]

I want the page number (and layout) for the first page to be the same as for the following ones, but with this code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Put references at the end of the thesis/dissertation [closed]

I'm using delft dissertation template from sharelatex. this template uses chapterbib to put bibliografy at the end of each chapter but i don't want that. i want my references to be at the end of the ...
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Specific thesis chapterstyle [closed]

I really like the chapterstyle given here. The classfile I'm using is this. The integration of this particular classfile with the chapterstyle is making it a bit ugly :-) There are some things that I ...
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What to do when the PDF file is not produced? [closed]

I am new to LaTeX. Too amateurish! I would like to write up my Thesis in LaTeX. My learning progress was fantastic and I am half way preparing my document. Yet, some thing happened in middle of the ...
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PhD Thesis with multiple preambles (Thesis by Journal Publication) [closed]

I am writing my PhD thesis in latex using the published articles/journals in IEEE Transactions on Communication. I have three articles, each of which is to form a chapter in the thesis. However, the ...
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Beamer title page: inserting 2 supervisors names with different universities [duplicate]

I would like to reproduce the file as shows the picture attached to this message, specially the part circled in red color. Thank you in advanced. This is the minimal working example code: \...
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Line distance changes during the title [duplicate]

The line distance in my title of my Master Thesis changes from the second to the third line. My code looks as follows: Cover sheet: \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{center} \sffamily \textbf{\huge\...
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Formatting thesis [closed]

I am having a problem in the beginning of chaper 1 with the vertical spacing of the initial text. The chapter 2 and remaining chapers are equal, but chapter 1 seems to start more in the top. I would ...
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Template thesis, font and tableofcontents [closed]

I was searching for inspiration about thesis formatting. I came across the following Link Thesis I really like the simplicity here. My questions are: Which Font is used? How can I format the table ...
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Help installing document class for LyX on Mac, unsure on where to start

I'm trying to download a document class from a university, and would like to use this for my thesis. However I'm very new to all of this, and so really have little clue on where to start. The ...
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Modifying \coadvisor command

I would like to modifying the command \coadvisor in my thesis. Now when I use it I get: Co-orientador: Fulano de Tal After modification, I would like to get: Coorientador: Fulano de Tal How ...
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Highlight/Link Author and Year in Citation [duplicate]

I'm currently modifying the Masters/Doctoral Thesis template found here. However, it only highlights the year in a citation like (Smith 2016). I would like both "Smith" and "2016" to be part of the ...
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Appendix issues while adding in thesis in lyx document [duplicate]

I am trying to add appendix at the end of my thesis after references in LyX, Document-> Start appendix here But I am not getting where I am doing wrong as it doesn't come in TOC, please guide me what ...
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Do not count back of the title page in Page number in two side book style file [closed]

I am writing a thesis in which after the title page, the next page coming back to the title page. If I put \cleardoublepage\null, the next page comes to the right place but the page numbering starts ...
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How to use footer from cleanthesis in moderncv? [closed]

I have written my thesis with the template cleanthesis. Now I want to add a CV to my thesis, and I would like to write the CV with the class modernCV. Since modernCV is a class, I need to copile it ...
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Margins mirrored in thesis template [duplicate]

I'm using the LaTeX thesis template and I'm trying to set the margins. The guidelines for writing my thesis states this about the margins: Printed double-sided on white A4 paper within the range ...
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How can I insert the abstract, acknowledgment, and contribution sections in Roman numerals? [closed]

I am assembling my thesis in biochemistry. It's the first time that I am using latex. I am quite happy and proud that I learned how to use it (basics). Thank you to the community for helping me (and ...
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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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Unwanted Line at page beginning [closed]

I can't figure out why this line comes into my page. I am doing just \input{frontmatter/abstract} to include a page defined in the abstract.tex file, yet my page shows a line : How to remove this ...
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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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Choose page for figure [closed]

I'm writing a thesis and have a few full-page figures that I've stuffed in the appendix while I write. I'm getting close to finishing and need to get them into the relevant chapter. TeX places ...
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Report template for thesis [closed]

I am writing my thesis using the report template. I want to start counting the pages from the first chapter and leave all the presentation pages with no page numbering. I also need to reduce the ...
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How to organize a thesis? [duplicate]

I am new to Latex, but I am determined to learn it. I am writing my M.Sc thesis. I have found an introductory document on how to do so. My understanding is that: 1) The book class is more appropriate....
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thesis document class - \chapters stopped numbering randomly [closed]

I'm writing my thesis using a documentclass{thesis}. It is a template I downloaded (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis) and the chapters are compiled using macros. ...
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Avoid underfull \vbox with page number “inside textblock”

My thesis requirements state that the page numbers must be "centered at one inch from the bottom of the page." All the margins are to be 1 inch and nothing can be printed in the margin area. I have ...
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Where do I put custom packages in a directory structure for a large document? [duplicate]

I am writing a large document (thesis proposal) that I would like to break into separate files, with the following directory structure: . |-- ch/ | |-- chapter1.tex | |-- chapter2.tex | |-- ...
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References are not appearing in the correct order [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis with the following format: My problem is that the references are not appearing in the correct, I'm having my first ref to be cited as 11 instead of 1! Although in the ...
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Wrong page numbers in the table of contents of a LaTeX document [closed]

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX. Everything was going fine until I decided to insert some of my publications into the LaTeX thesis document. The error is in the table of contents, which is showing ...
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Tips to improve look of a thesis? [closed]

I am writing a thesis at the moment and wondered if anyone has any hints/tips to make it look neat and professional? I currently have (in my opinion) nice looking tables and page border titles etc.. ...