Commit 49fe1309 authored by Edward Longman's avatar Edward Longman
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Add thesis guide source, add class option, fix File Structure error

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......@@ -29,13 +29,13 @@ If you are new to \LaTeX{}, there is a very good eBook -- freely available onlin
It is also available in several other languages. Find yours from the list on this page: \url{http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/lshort/}
It is recommended to take a little time out to learn how to use \LaTeX{} by creating several, small `test' documents, or having a close look at several templates on:\\
\url{http://www.LaTeXTemplates.com}\\
It is recommended to take a little time out to learn how to use \LaTeX{} by creating several, small `test' documents, or having a close look at several templates on:
\url{http://www.LaTeXTemplates.com}.
Making the effort now means you're not stuck learning the system when what you \emph{really} need to be doing is writing your thesis.
For best practice information and how to write a large \LaTeX{} document (a~thesis perhaps..?) then two excellent sources are \href{https://web.science.mq.edu.au/~rdale/resources/writingnotes/}{Robert Dale's Writing Advice for Student} and \href{https://tug.org/pracjourn/2008-1/mori/mori.pdf}{Writing a thesis with \LaTeX{}}(Ch. 2 and 4 onwards)
For best practice information and how to write a large \LaTeX{} document (a~thesis perhaps..?) then two excellent sources are \href{https://web.science.mq.edu.au/~rdale/resources/writingnotes/}{Robert Dale's Writing Advice for Students} and \href{https://tug.org/pracjourn/2008-1/mori/mori.pdf}{Writing a thesis with \LaTeX{}} (Ch. 2 and 4 onwards).
These are plain to read guides that will cover things you perhaps haven't thought of but probably should.
It will help you to achieve consistency in your \LaTeX{} markup and make sure your documents are well formatted and easy to maintain.
It will help you to achieve \emph{consistency} in your \LaTeX{} markup and make sure your documents are \emph{well formatted} and easy to \emph{maintain}.
\subsection{A Short Math Guide for \LaTeX{}}
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%% README.tex
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\documentclass{ecsthesis} % Use the Thesis Style
\documentclass[sotoncolour]{ecsthesis} % Use the Thesis Style
\graphicspath{{../Figures/}} % Location of your graphics files
\usepackage{natbib} % Use Natbib style for the refs.
\hypersetup{colorlinks=true} % Set to false for black/white printing
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If you are familiar with \LaTeX{}, go and explore the template and use it. Maybe start with putting your info in the section \emph{THESIS/DOC INFORMATION} block of the \verb|Thesis.tex| or \verb|Progress.tex| file. You can then modify the rest of this file to your unique specifications based on your degree/university. If you are new to \LaTeX{} then read about the file structure below.
\section{File Structure}
The \verb|Thesis.tex| file is composed of three main parts.
Firstly, \verb|frontmatter|, \verb|mainmatter|, \verb|backmatter| as in Figure~\ref{matter_arrangement}
The \verb|Thesis.tex| file is composed of three main parts: \verb|frontmatter|, \verb|mainmatter| and \verb|backmatter| as in Figure~\ref{matter_arrangement}
\begin{figure}[b]\caption{Separation of document content within thesis. Modified from \citet[p.~5]{latex_moril}. The symbol *
indicates optional sections and $^\circ$ indicates sections that should
not be in the table of contents.}\label{matter_arrangement}
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