She occasionally teaches academic writing at the University of New England and often edits academic theses, articles and reports. Her website is http: But as someone who edits theses for a living, I think a bit of time spent on fonts is part of the process of buffing and polishing what is, after all, one of the most important documents you will ever produce.
Standard Titles[ edit ] Most document classes provide a simple interface to store details to be represented in the title and to typeset the actual title.
You can store any information you want to be shown in the title, including formatting. The layout is defined by the documentclass in use. As the name suggests, it can be used to thank someone.
Or just to print an email address or similar in a footnote. In the example above, there is not enough horizontal space to fit both authors on the same line.
The commands to store your title data can be used in the preamble. Usually, the title is the first thing in a document.
Please see examples for KOMA-script and memoir classes below. Both provide different commands to change the appearance of the title. Learn later how to completely design your own titlepage.
The title for journal submission[ edit ] Journals follow a specific layout. To ensure this they often provide a template which defines the layout. What is available for the title for example emails, affiliation names, keywords heavily depends on the template and highly differs between different journals.
Follow the template if the journal provides one. Create a custom title for a report or book[ edit ] The title page of a book or a report is the first thing a reader will see. Keep that in mind when preparing your title page.
You need to know very basic LaTeX layout commands in order to get your own title page perfect. Usually a custom titlepage does not contain any semantic markup, everything is hand crafted.
Here are some of the most often needed things: Images The command for including images a logo for example is the following: When handling it, remember that it is considered like a big box by the TeX engine.
If you put it within the page, you will ensure that all the following text will be placed at the bottom of the page. A practical example[ edit ] All these tips might have made you confused.
Here is a practical and compilable example. The picture in use comes with package mwe and should be available with every complete LaTeX installation. You can start testing right away.GUIDELINES FOR MASTER'S THESES AND DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS A Manual Created by.
OFFICE OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. Graduate School University of Massachusetts Amherst. Port Manteaux churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two. Enter a word (or two) above and you'll get back a bunch of portmanteaux created by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs..
For example, enter "giraffe" and you'll get . Document Template. These template files to help guide students in creating an ETD that meets the requirements for Texas A&M University as set forth in the Thesis & Dissertation Manual use LaTeX software to develop ETDs rather than using MS Word.
Thesis and Dissertation Services accepts documents prepared in any of the three .
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What font should I choose for my thesis?
March 30, Finally, a personal plea: try out something like latex for your thesis. And if the text editor/compiler scares you, Lyx offers all the benefits of latex with a Microsoft Word-like user interface.
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This document describes how to use the puthesis (Purdue University thesis) LaTeX typesetting system documentclass to format Purdue University master's bypass reports, master's theses, .