The first question is - appendix or appendices? Appendix is singular and appendices is plural! Appendices are used when the incorporation of material in the body of the work would make it poorly structured or too long and detailed. It may be desirable to include a particular appendix because it represents helpful, supporting or essential material that would otherwise clutter, break up or be distracting to the text.
The first thing we need to choose is a document class. The article class isn't designed for writing long documents such as a thesis so we'll choose the report class, but we could also choose the book class. Let's also prepare the document for images by loading the graphicx package.
The start of our preamble now looks like this: The frontmatter After the title page we need to add in an abstract, dedication, declaration and acknowledgements section. We can add each of these in on separate pages using unnumbered chapters.
In this example we will add-in five chapters, one of which will be an introduction and another will be a conclusion. However, instead of just composing these chapters in the main. We can then fill in these chapters with text remembering to split them up into sections and subsections.
Again We'll write the appendix in a separate file and then input it. Now we have a basic structure for a thesis set up. In the next post I will show you how to change the page layout and add headers. All articles in this series Part 1:1 The document class The bookclass is the most suitable to write a thesis.
The author has freedom to choose the following class options: – font size (10pt),1 – paper size (typically a4paper or letterpaper), – if having the text on both sides of the page (twoside) or only on the front (oneside). Center the label (Appendix A) at the top of the page.
Doublespace. Center the title of the appendix.
Use uppercase and lowercase letters. Generally, you should treat multiple tables as separate appendices. In this case, the appendix label and title will replace the table number and title.
If, however, the appendix. Academic disciplines differ with respect to rules for formatting doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. Consequently, you should consult with your director in choosing a format consistent with page numbers, and even tables of contents and indexes.
Double-space the text of your dissertation or thesis, as well as the abstract. Format Requirements for an Appendix (or Appendices) o The page numbering from the appendix should be in sequence with the last page of the thesis or dissertation document text.
Page numbers should be Arabic and continue on. Handbook for the Preparation of the Thesis or Research Paper School of Graduate Studies Bemidji State University Eleven Steps to the Successful Completion of the Thesis or Research Paper 1.
Once approval has been given for Admission to Candidacy, the candidate selects * The appendix page(s). To create the simplest title page we can add the thesis title, institution name and institution logo all into the \title command; for example: We will now add in an appendix at the end of the document.
To do this we use the \appendix command to tell LaTeX that what follows are appendices. Again We'll write the appendix in a separate file.