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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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Template Modification [closed]

I am new to LaTeX. My questions are not such difficult but for obvious reasons I do need some help. I found the following template very useful: http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/...
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Minitoc is hiding things from me… how to discover them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minitoc + thesis template + pdflatex I'm using the minitoc.sty package for a chapter table of contents but it won't display anything. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside]{...
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Thesis structure

I'm trying to structure my thesis in LaTeX using a template downloaded from an University site. The template is made by a "main" file that uses different .tex files for each chapter. When I work on ...
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How to modify file to get Bibtex to work

I am using this template, downloaded from here http://maths.dur.ac.uk/Thesis/ I know I shouldn't be using a template, but I am so far through now I really dont want to have to reformat everything. ...
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Clicking in table of contents does not work

I am preparing my thesis. It consists of an introduction plus some articles. I am using the following template. Visually in the .pdf, everything seems fine. However, the problem appears when clicking ...
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Memoir page number conflict with chapter header

I'm writing my thesis and I noticed that the page number on the upper right is written on top of some longer chapter headers. How can I solve this? I'm using overleaf. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, ...
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Strange space between words in lstlisting

I am trying to get rid of strange spacing between words in lstlisting. \lstnewenvironment{code}[1][]% {\noindent\minipage{\linewidth}\medskip \lstset{basicstyle=\ttfamily\small,#1,columns=...
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Writing my Ph.D. thesis with LyX using a LaTeX template (newbie)

I am in the process of writing my Doctoral Thesis in Chemistry, and after writing my Bachelor and Master's theses in Word I have decided to move to a better processor. I always found LaTeX fascinating,...
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template for thesis

I have decided to write my thesis with LaTex. There is a specific format for the first three pages of the report which are prescribed by the University. Since I am new to LaTex, I am finding it ...
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The thesis reference style is not complete

I use "ieeetran" and the following code to generate the reference (without URL information) \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} \bibliography{IEEEfull,paper01Const} however, the result is "Y. Qian, “...
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Thesis frontispiece

I would like to write my graduation thesis in LaTeX, but I need to make a frontispiece that exactly looks like this one made with Microsoft Word: I've tried the package frontespizio but I am not ...
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Problem with thesis class

When I am trying to use the thesis class file for my thesis I am getting this error: File `thesis.cls' not found. \usepackage My codes \documentclass[12pt]{thesis} \usepackage{blkarray} \usepackage{...
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Changing “Chapter A” to “Appendix A” in TOC

I am trying to display the appendix in my thesis TOC as Appendix A instead of Chapter A using our university's class file 'kfupm_thesis.cls'. Here is the MWE \documentclass[ms, 12pt]{...
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Page numbers incl. text (different side)

I have two questions according to my Thesis. First, how do I switch margins automatically for every second pages, such as: Second how do I switch the page numbers and including different text every ...
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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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Bibliography does not appear - BibTex

I read a lot of posts about this topic (Question mark or bold citation key instead of citation number, Latex references and bibliography not working etc), but they don't meet the needs. I followed the ...
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Set subsection (Level 3) indentation to 0.5 inches from left margin

I am using the following class to type my thesis: https://interval.louisiana.edu/thesis-class/ULL-thesis-class-explanation.html What edits should I make to the class to fix the indentation problem? In ...
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Placing two images in a single page with float [H]

I am writing my thesis in B5 format in Latex. In the main text, I can handle floats of the figures quite OK. But in the supporting information part, I have massive amount of images (images only under ...
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Imitating another document style

Introduction I am currently in the process of finishing my thesis. To follow the academic standards that my supervisor has set, I need to imitate the document style shown in the following images as ...
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Changing figure text to match text font

I am writing my thesis and have generated eps graphs in stata which I have included in the text. However, I am unhappy with the graph fonts and will be happy if someone can point me to a way to change ...
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Chapters not showing in right order in PDF [solved]

I'm new to LaTex and decided to start writing my thesis on it. I've structured the basics of my main.tex file and created corresponding chapter tex files, adding them to the main file using /input. ...
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How to use the following thesis style file?

The following code is a part of CV in the thesis style file. \def\vitae{\chapter*{CURRICULUM VITAE}\thispagestyle{plain}\pagestyle{plain}% \vspace{1cm} \fontsize{11}{12pt}\selectfont\begin{tabular}{@{...
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! Missing number, treated as zero error beamer

I'm working on my thesis' presentation with Beamer but I am facing the same problem which I did not know the reason everytime i compile this "! Missing number, treated as zero" everytime shows up in ...
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Thesis preface section: “Contribution of Authors” [closed]

Hi I would like to insert a new page in the preface of my thesis. The new page title should be "Contribution of Authors". I could not find any solution to it. The closest thing I found was to use ...
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How to properly include long chapter titles into headings?

I am writing a PhD thesis which contains a long chapter title: On the edge of universality of sequential P systems When I use standard headings pagestyle, then the title in the heading overflows ...
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Caption and keyval conflict in harvard thesis template

I'm trying to compile the harvard thesis template just as it comes from here. I have already all packages in place and have followed the instructions in the readme file including compiling with ...
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Type of file to select for writing Math Thesis if I use latex from Kile [closed]

if I write a math. thesis using latex from Kile, then, while opening a new file in Kile, what is the option should I choose: article/book/report? Thank you!
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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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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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Removing Header from Chapter in a Thesis Written in LaTeX

I am writing a thesis using the LaTeX template files that seem to have been used at my department for a while. The problem is, when I compile the code, I get a header with chapter number and title on ...
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How to cite a diploma thesis with biblatex/biber?

The citation of a PhD thesis and a master's thesis works fine with phdthesis and mathesis respectively. How can I cite a diploma thesis as "Diploma Thesis"? The following MWE shows what I tried: \...
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Latex: How to remove the word “appendix” in list of tables (because appendix is overwriting the name of the table)

I have a problem with my list of tables on latex. My appendix tables appear like "Table APPENDIX A.1 nameoftable". But here, there is a problem because the word APPENDIX A.1 is overwriting the name of ...
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Creating the following page in latex

I am done with my thesis. I am trying to replicate the following thesis page in latex. I am having a lot of hard time doing it. I tried the following code but it is giving me the same look $ \...
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How do I use a document class in ShareLaTeX?

So my plan was to help a friend to write her thesis in LaTeX instead of Word. The problem is that the university want them to use their template if writing in LaTeX. I have never done something like ...
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Chapter formatting - Move title to correct position

I have setup the following chapter formatting for my thesis: % Selected packages from my pre-amble. \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{graphicx} % Chapter ...
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how to put coat of arms in the page background?

I am trying to put a coat of arms in the page background as Lapo. F. More does in "writing a thesis with latex" https://tug.org/pracjourn/2008-1/mori/mori.pdf. However, I can't perform it in my ...
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remove frontispiece and frontispieceimagepath

I am using this template Customizable Thesis Template I would like to remove the picture entitled "aesop" on the second page. If I remove line 242 \setFrontispiece[0.8]{figures/aesop.png}{Aesop} ...
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Problems adding supervisors and list some to the right and some to the left of the page

I am using following template: https://da.sharelatex.com/templates/thesis/laursen's-thesis I want to add supervisors to the static part and because I cooperate with two departments I want the ...
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How to create a list of PhD theses that includes the name of supervisor(s) [duplicate]

I am trying to construct a macro to use the editor field of @thesis entries to assign the supervisors of the thesis. I used the following post as a starting point How to add the name of the supervisor ...
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beginner with latex - spaces between lines

i am dealing with the thesis writing. I know that \\ indicates single space lines. The problem is that i can not find the way to make a "doublespace" between second and third sentence. I read other ...
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Create empty horizontal space

I am writing an abstract page for my thesis and need to include names of my supervisors at the the top of the page. I am at a loss as to how to input the names so the align vertically. Here is the ...
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Make section a “sub-chapter” (at lyx)

I'm writing my thesis in lyx, with using this basis. I want to set the big headlines as "chapter" (like Overview for example), and I wad the section below numbered as "sub-chapters". Means: the first ...
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lot and lof are having wrong pagenumber in toc

I am using isu thesis class with some modification.A wrong page number appears for lot and lof in the toc as wn below.All other page numbers are correct.Kindly help me sho % Template file for a ...
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How do I remove the recurring header Chapter and Number in USTHESIS?

I'm new to LaTeX, I'm using it to write my Doctorate Proposal with USTHESIS package (Stellenbosch University). I need to remove the chapter and chapter number that re-occurs as header. The ...
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Dedication page for master thesis

I am beginner in LaTeX and I want make a dedication page like this. I tried this code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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Need template for PhD Thesis [closed]

Thanking all for the replies, here is the corrected question... It is bit annoying once you expect a template ZIPPED file to include what it needs and still prompting you for files etc and giving ...
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Change dotted lines to straight lines

I have a template of the title page that I was trying to change and make it work. It works, but in the title page, I would like to change the dotted lines to straight lines in the following three ...
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How can I modify a template to fullfill my needs?

I'm using the file "Dissertation template and document class for Princeton University" on sharelatex.com. I heard it's easy to work on sharelatex.com because it's interactive. However, I'm unable to ...
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Combine multiple documentclasses; maintain page numbering and structure for TOC/TOF

I'm writing a thesis that includes two articles. The institution provided a style file for the thesis; the articles use IEEEtran. Furthermore, the used packages in each document may differ ...
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How to add appendix in thesis using LyX

I want to add an appendix (questionnaire etc.) at the end of my thesis after the references. I use the article class and work with LyX: Document -> Start appendix here. But I am not getting it in ...