Thesis – format guidelines page layout and order margins top 18cm bottom 18cm left 15cm right 15cm gutter 25cm (making total biding edge of 40cm) pages (printing) single sided on a4 paper, 70 – 100gm front matter title page title of thesis (total number of volumes, if more than 1 and the number of the. One of the required page numbering changes for your thesis or dissertation is that you need to use roman numerals (eg, i, ii, iii) for your introductory sections (abstract, table of contents), and then switch to arabic numerals (eg, 1, 2, 3) and begin the page numbering at 1 at the start of chapter i of. Page breaks are used to separate these parts of the text into sections allowing different numbering formats to be applied to each creating a section using page break creating a section break open document and place the cursor at the end of text on the page where you want the first section to end go to the page layout. Thesis page numbering 1 divide thesis into sections a section 1 • title page • copyright page (optional) b section 2 front matter • unsigned submittal page ( always page ii) • abstract (always page iii) • table of contents • list of figures • list of tables • list of equations (if applicable) • list of symbols (if applicable. Section breaks are used to allow formatting changes (ie, different margins, page number styles, etc) in the same document to have the preliminary pages ( numbered using roman numerals) and the body of your thesis/dissertation ( numbered using arabic numerals) in one document, a section break should be used to. How to insert and separate your pages for your thesis in word.
If you want continuous pagination that is all in the same format, go to the insert ribbon, and in the header & footer group, click on the page number icon choose the appropriate placement of the number and a style if you are writing a rackham dissertation, you have more complicated pagination. You can use styles for page numbers in one section of your document that are different from number styles in other sections, and you can specify the starting page number for each section. Page numbering for a thesis or dissertation tip: add page numbering to your document after you are finished making all edits after the page numbering has been added, then add the table of contents and/or update the table of contents a typical document consist of three main parts: 1 preliminaries 2 text ( chapters.
Bu gms thesis instruction for numbering landscape pages attention: - the steps for microsoft word windows are different than ms word osx/macos - there is a slight difference between ms word versions as well - this guide assumes you already know how to prepare landscape pages as well as. Every page of your thesis, dissertation, or manuscript must have a one-inch margin on all sides, top, bottom, left, and right the only element that may be placed outside of the one-inch margin is the page number, which should print no closer than one-half inch from the edge of the paper spacing double spacing should be.
Your university or department will supply specific guidance on page formatting and the presentation of the thesis, but in my experience (and the experience of phd students around me) finding the information on how to achieve correct presentation of a thesis using word is surprisingly difficult in particular. Summary: insert section breaks at the end of each place where numbering needs to restart format (roman numerals, justification, numbering) insert page numbers in each section, un-linking these headers or footers (depending if the numbers are on the top or bottom of the page) from the previous section, deleting duplicate.