Commit f6e780e3 authored by Edward Longman's avatar Edward Longman
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Correct typo and improve punctuation

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The bibliography is formatted by the `natbib` package that does not support the `urldate` field in `.bib` files.
As a work around, add a `note={Accessed on 2020-01-01}` to the relevant bib entry.
For more info see [this Stack Exchange question](https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/103133/problems-with-natbib-strange-url-format-and-urldate-not-shown).
For more info, see [this Stack Exchange question](https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/103133/problems-with-natbib-strange-url-format-and-urldate-not-shown).
#### Q: How do I fix a bib entry with special characters (`&%`)?
You may get an error like "Paragraph ended before \\BR@@bibitem was complete"
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[Stack Exchange Source](https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/140143/hyperref-with-pagebackref-requires-manual-escaping-of-percentage-signs-in-urls)
#### Q: Can I use `biblatex` instead of `natbib`?
Yes you can. Since this template has existed longer than `biblatex` it uses the older `natbib`.
Yes, you can. Since this template has existed longer than `biblatex` it uses the older `natbib`.
there are good reasons to change to `biblatex` but `natbib` is still preferred by journals,
so using `natbib` will mean that source material from papers will not need to be modified.
# Install instructions
This is if you do not want to use a service like Overleaf or want to use a different template other than the uosthesis class provided.
If ypu want to compile documents on your own machine, first you must install a LaTeX distribution.
If you want to compile documents on your own machine, first you must install a LaTeX distribution.
Either TeXLive or MikTeX will work. For TeXLive, you do not need a full installation (which is huge).
For detailed LaTeX Installation help please look at the [detailed template instructions](https://git.soton.ac.uk/el7g15/uos-latex-template-instructions/-/blob/master/README.pdf)
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You will need to update the filename database (FNDB) (MiKTeX Console -> Tasks -> Refresh file name database), see https://docs.miktex.org/manual/configuring.html#fndbupdate. You can do this in the command line with the `initexmf -u` command.
### The folder post install
If using the zip download there may be one or two containing directories before the actual
If using the zip download, there may be one or two containing directories before the actual
folders that need copying. Once the folder has been extracted your `{TEXMF}` directory should
look like so.
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