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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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 ...
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How can I add these information at the titlepage?

How can I add the name of university and the name of supervisor at the title page of my thesis? Do I have to add a command before or after \maketitle? \begin{document} \title{ Blabla } \author{...
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What's the best way to split my thesis into multiple tex files?

I am using a LaTeX template for my thesis and it has separate tex files for each chapter which are added to a main.tex file using \input. I would like to know if it's a good idea to do the same for ...
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How to change margins in documentclass thesis

I am using a template for my thesis and I would like to change the margins. Actually, I'm satisfied with all the margins, except the top margin which is too tight. But when I try to use geometry ...
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To Display Current Section name as a header in Thesis Writing

Please guide me, what should i used instead of this code, so that the current section name will be displayed instead of the chapter name as a left side of the header in the page. Thank you.
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Abbreviations list by using \DeclareAcronym : delete \ac{cip}

I have one problem related to Abbreviation list: First I define the abbreviations: such as \DeclareAcronym{cip}{ short = CIP , long = Common Industry Protocol, class = abbrev } \DeclareAcronym{...
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How to remove the unnecessary prefix from the Bookmark section?

I am writing thesis using my university's thesis class file. I am using the following command in preamble to get PDF bookmarks. \usepackage[hidelinks, bookmarks]{hyperref} I am getting unnecessary ...
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Thesis formatting according to given conditions

I want to set these properties in my thesis. Chapter heading :All Capital—14 Font size, Bold Section heading:Title case-12 Font size, Bold Sub-section heading :Sentence case-12 Font size, Bold Body ...
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Section author to be shown in footer

For my diploma thesis I need to write the author of each text section in the footer, to make visible who wrote that exact part. In comparison to Microsoft Word (I hate to do that u.u) you can enter ...
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Thesis Template

I'm currently trying to setup a template like from Siarhei Khirevich's site. The person responsible for setting up the site has done a great job of giving advice on how to set up your template, but ...
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modifying code for sorting ABBREVIATIONS in Thesis.cls

I am using Easy Thesis template from Sharelatex. This template uses Thesis.cls which contains code for ABBREVIATIONS. The code is shown below: %VJ START (ABBREVIATIONS) \newcommand\listabbrename{List ...
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Double spacing in chapter heading on some front matter pages

I am using the Masters template from latextemplates.com and have made some modifications to it for writing in a humanities style. I have noticed though in the front matter that the chapter heading of ...
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color of index in thesis is red

I really don't know why my index is red. I don't use color in any part of the code. Someone can help me?I have to finish it by tomorrow!!Thank you very much The code is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,...
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Getting classicthesis to fit within required margins

Our university's formatting requirements for dissertations require us to use the following margins (A4 format): left: 4.3 cm right: 4.3 cm top: 5 cm bottom: 4.7 cm These pages in A4 format will then ...
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Choose citation style when using child documents

I am writing my thesis in Lyx, and have used the "thesis" template with have several child documents. My referencing style is "elsarticle-harv". My problem is that I can not choose the citation style ...
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Thesis class file, signing page not showing up

http://grad.ucalgary.ca/current/thesis/latex-template For some reason the signing page (under Substitute List of Examiners) doesn't show up when you compile. The class file looks like this. I'm ...
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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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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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List of Notations and Symbols with page numbers in Thesis

I want to make a "List of Notations and Symbols" by Latex for my thesis as shown in the attached figure. I am using Windows 10 version. In my list, I want to have three columns: Notation, Definition ...
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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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Changing “Chapter A” to “Appendix A” in thesis table of contents causes problems with spacing

I know I'm not the first person to have this issue. Here's a list of various questions on this exact issue: Changing "Chapter A" to "Appendix A" in TOC - Existing solutions don&#...
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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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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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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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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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subfile subsection indexing

following structure: \section{Methods} \subfile{./methods/methods.tex} and in methods.tex : \subsection{Deformable ...} yields indexing in form of 4.0.1 Deformable ... whereas it is supposed to ...
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Nomenclature longtable error ; nomentbl.ist file caption

I am putting together my thesis, and I making my nomenclature page. I am editing the nomenclature .ist file from the nomentbl package (nomentbl.ist). I am editing it using standard longtable commands. ...
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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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Error while running thesis code in Latex

I am writing a thesis using Winedt Editor. I got following error while running the tex file. What does it mean? I am unable to get it. Plus, I have 8 main chapters. So do I add one more chapter in ...
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Multiple cites separated by a line [duplicate]

a summary of my code would be what follows \usepackage{biblatex} \addbibresource{references.bib} \begin{document} blah blah blah \cite{ref1, ref2, ref3, ref4, ref10} \end{document} With this code, I ...
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Customize the space between lines

I am working on my PhD thesis and needs to reduce the space between lines. I tried the suggested ways such as: \def\HS{\rule[-1cm]{0pt}{1.1cm}} or \vspace*{-\baselineskip}did not work. Does anyone ...
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How can add page in pdf file after determine page in pdflatex

I write a dissertation in English, and I want to add a page from PDF file (in Arabic) after the title page in PDF latex, I used the formulas \usepackage[final]{pdfpages} \includepdf[pages=-]{file....
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Table of contents and symbols

I write a thesis, I want to write a table of contents and then a table of symbols (consists of more than one page) and a table of abbreviations, with the use of the head of the page The word of ...
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Missing number treated as zero in overleaf

I'm currently working on my thesis and when I compile the acknowledgements alone it has no error but once I compile everything it shows this error. \documentclass[english, a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{...
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Questions about the usage of a Lyx thesis template

I am trying to start writing my doctoral thesis using a Lyx template. The download link is: https://code.google.com/archive/p/thuthesislyx/downloads However, many errors pop up when I try to compile ...
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How to get rid of a permanent margin on the left side of each page, in a twoside document?

I have got a problem with a coma-script book document (my master-thesis). I like to have a normal twoside document, with normal margins and a BCOR, but whatever I do there is this small margin on the ...
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Frontespizio not reloading

\begin{frontespizio} \Logo[3.5cm]{./pictures/Logo.pdf} ... \end{frontespizio} \IfFileExists{\jobname-frn.tex}{}{% \immediate\write18{pdflatex \jobname-frn.tex}} I am writing my thesis on Overleaf, ...