Instructions on formatting a document with page numbers, headers and footers and table of contents. The table of contents page has the page number " i " and a header with the report title. The body of the report has page numbers starting at 1.
The title page is the first page of a written work, often showing information about the work, such as the author, title, course, supervisor, department and date. A good title page clearly conveys what the work is and by whom it was written. A large font size and simple layout will increase the visibility of the important features of the title page.
Version: 3. The typesetting specifications determine which elements appear on the title page of your document and the appearance of the table of contents, list of figures, and list of tables, if they are included in your document. If you need different information in the front matter of your book, report, or thesis, you can discard the automatically generated front matter and place the information you want in a titlepage environment and a series of TeX fields in the body of your document. You must provide all required formatting for the information on the new page.
This creates a specific template for the cover page and a common template with header and footer for other pages. With a unique R function, it is possible to define all the different parameters of the template like title, name, header and footer information, custom colors for title, section and url. Specified colors are also usable in the text using specific lateX shortcodes.
We will detail the process here. There are several situations where you might want to create a title in a custom format, rather than in the format natively supported by LaTeX classes. In such cases it is often better to create the title from scratch, and this section will show you how to accomplish this.
The template includes the most common elements of a thesis title page:. If the official guidelines do not explicitly state it, do not use more than two different font sizes. To center content of the title page and still use twoside -margins for the thesis, use the geometry package :.
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5. This five-part series of articles uses a combination of video and textual descriptions to teach the basics of writing a thesis using LaTeX. These tutorials were first published on the original ShareLateX blog site during August ; consequently, today's editor interface Overleaf has changed considerably due to the development of ShareLaTeX and the subsequent merger of ShareLaTeX and Overleaf. However, much of the content is still relevant and teaches you some basic LaTeX—skills and expertise that will apply across all platforms.