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Re: [O] Converting a Dissertation Template from docx to .org to use for

From: Rasmus
Subject: Re: [O] Converting a Dissertation Template from docx to .org to use for LaTeX
Date: Mon, 04 May 2015 18:17:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Hi Paul,

Paul Harper <address@hidden> writes:

> How do I get the preamble above the title?
> How do I make the fonts smaller in the title?
> I need some items to appear on a page of their own. (ie. Ethical Approval,
> Abstract, Declaration, Table of Contents.) How do I do that?

Do you know KOMA-Scrip?  It has good support for title pages.  Check
section 3.7 in the KOMA-Script manual.  If it has everything you need just

If your university provides a latex template, and one department there
certainty will, why not use that?  Just port the university's class or
recommend preamble to Org via org-latex-classes,
org-latex-title-command, #+LATEX_HEADER or similar.

Alternatively, it's not hard roll you own title-page.tex.  An example is

You may also find interest in Eric's experience on writing a thesis in


Example of a titlepage:

          \PaperType\xspace  $\circ$ \University\xspace  $\circ$



      {\Huge supervised by:\\[-1ex]

      \makebox[\textwidth][r]{\parbox[b]{2cm}{\huge written\\[-1ex]by} \Author}
    {\huge \SubAuthor}}
% backside of titlepage

        I would like to thank \Supervisor 

  I would also like to acknowledge financial support from
  \item f1
  \item f2

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