How to format your phd thesis using microsoft word formatting is relatively easy compared to research and writing, but it can still be difficult when working with a very long document there are many ways to achieve the same result, and word behaves differently depending on the process you follow. As many regular readers of this blog will know, i am not a huge fan of microsoft word for writing for writing journal articles and books i use scrivener, which is a word processing program invented by a phd student (true story) the genius of scrivener is that it is designed with the work of. Formatting your thesis or dissertation in microsoft word: a resource reference sheet many big research projects (such as a dissertation, ma thesis, or undergraduate honors thesis) require very specific formatting while the writing center at unc-chapel hill cannot dedicate resources to formatting questions at this time,. Writing your phd thesis in microsoft word alex ridge department of engineering university of cambridge this dissertation is submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy. Introduction to create a long document like a thesis in microsoft word 2010, you need a suitable template that contains the appropriate styles and settings every paragraph (including headings) in word has a style associated with it a style is a collection of formatting instructions, including font family and point size,.
Khairul anwar - computer science uitm perlis 1writing thesis using msword 2007 and zoteromanaging thesis effectively. On sep 25, 2014, anuar jaafar (and others) published a research thesis starting with the following thesis statement: this is the guideline to help in writing a thesis using several automatic function. A thesis requires a detailed table of contents that lists the headings and page numbers of each section rather than manually scrolling through your document making notes of where everything is (and having to go back and change numbers every time you add something new or move a section) why not let word do all the. Flinders university page 9 note, if you want a printed hard bound copy of your thesis when it is finished, you would set the double sided layout to 25 cm margins all round, and set the gutter to 2 cm, position left this will leave you a wide left margin so the writing does not get swallowed up by the hard binding.
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I dedicate this article to all those people who will be writing their dissertation soon , especially those currently at the university of mauritius i know most of you folks of uom will be using microsoft word, possibly word 2007 to write your document, so i'm covering a set of tools which i made use myself while. Using microsoft word 2010 for your dissertation a university of michigan library instructional technology workshop need help visit the faculty exploratory or knowledge navigation center on the 2nd floor of the graduate library [email protected] | http://guideslibumichedu | [email protected] rev: 8/ 18/11. When i started the third year of my phd, i was advised to attend a course to learn to how to use microsoft word properly before i started writing i laughed of course i knew how to use word why on earth would i spend 3 hours at a course on something i already know how to do my friend was insistent that i should attend.