Word processing a large structured document like a dissertation or thesis is a demanding task, and many find it more time consuming and stressful than they anticipated this guide focuses on a number of microsoft office word tools which can save you lots of time, allow you to work more effectively and reduce your anxiety. 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 the requirements of your in the table of contents and the lists of tables and figures, single-space entries and double-space. These will be numbered consecutively throughout the dissertation: figure 1, figure 2, figure 3, and so on after the numbering, there should be a short and concise title titles for figures appear below the figure itself an example of a titled graph is given below (figure 1) figure 1: effects of list type on articulation of english. You should definitely ask your advisor but normally you only need a list of tables or a list of figures if there will be more than 5 items in the list for three or four items, i would not include a list however, in the schools i am familiar with, there are clear dissertation guidelines so it is understood what is expected. With the exception of the references, abstract/summary, tables, and figure legends (which should all be single-spaced), the rather, you should do the results first along with figures/figure legends, then the discussion, abstract, methodology is not widely familiar and should go in the list of abbreviations if you believe a.
The title of the thesis or dissertation in all capital letters and centered 2″ below the top of the page your name, centered 1″ below the title do not include titles, degrees, or identifiers the name you use here does not need to exactly match the name on your university records, but we recommend considering how you will. Inserting captions after a table of contents, most theses also include a list of tables and a list of figures to make compiling this list less difficult, you can use a specific kind of label each time you insert tables and figures that will allow you to generate the list automatically in word to do this: go to the references tab and. List of figures list page numbers of all figures the list should include a short title for each figure but not the whole caption who had the idea or ideas first, and should also cite those who have done the most recent and relevant work you should then go on to explain why more work was necessary (your work, of course).
Labelling your images • label each image appropriately by using a term such as 'figure' (eg figure 1 figure 2 figure 3 etc) remember that images should appear in the order you discuss them in your text: that is, 'figure 1' should be mentioned and appear first 'figure 2' should be second etc • title / caption each. List of figures your list of figures page comes after your table of contents all figures should be numbered in text and on this page you may use either continuous numbering throughout the document (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc) or chapter- based numbering (11, 12, 21, etc) be sure your numbering system is consistent.
Dissertation there is no word limit must be written in english begin abstract on page roman numeral two the full list of graduate college thesis figure 2 the hierarchy of first page of figures and tables section from chapter 2 continue numbering from previous chapter do not re-start numbering at 1. Manual for formatting the figures and the list of figures in the 1 section 1: formatting tables within the thesis or dissertation general formatting guidelines: o be sure that all inserted tables are labeled with a title and number o your casing choices must match between all of the table labels and should follow the. Step 2: what sections go into a dissertation you will need to include a list of figures, a list of illustrations or even both if your dissertation has the following items: this page should: list the name of each figure or illustration, included in the body of your dissertation or thesis it should give the number of the page that it.
Dec 4, 2017 this guide will help you use microsoft word for your dissertation topics include: formatting page numbers, using chapter templates, footnotes, images, and figures some screenshots may come from a previous version of word, but remain relevant word for dissertations guide content and resources. Once you have inserted and captioned all of your tables and figures, you can automatically create a list of tables or a list of figures insert this page after the table of contents go to the list of figures page place your cursor on the page and click the contents of the current list should be highlighted in gray select the.