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MICROSOFT WORD CLASS FOR DISSERTATIONS SUBMITTED TO IITM

A THESIS

submitted by

NAME

for the award of the degree

of

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS.

submitted by Author. The contents of this thesis. 600 036 Place: Chennai Date: 18th November 2010 . is a bona fide record of the research work done by him under our supervision. of Management Studies IIT-Madras. Prof. to the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. 1 Research Guide Assistant Professor Dept. have not been submitted to any other Institute or University for the award of any degree or diploma. Chennai for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.NOVEMBER 2010 THESIS CERTIFICATE This is to certify that the thesis titled MICROSOFT WORD CLASS FOR DISSERTATIONS SUBMITTED TO IITM. in full or in parts.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thanks to Mr. Bill Gates for creating Microsoft Word and with it an easy-to-use word processor. i .

.S. thesis.D. M.Tech. and B. ii . The class provides options for Ph. This can be used to easily write a thesis suitable for submission at IIT Madras. The formatting is (to the best of knowledge of the authors) as per the guidelines of the institute.Tech.ABSTRACT KEYWORDS: MS Word. A simple template is provided here in MS Word class. Format. M. Style files...

...3. A SAMPLE APPENDIX 3 iii . 1.... MS Word options………………………………………………………………..... MS Word figures………………………………………………………………....1.………………...TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ABSTRACT LIST OF TABLES LIST OF FIGURES ABBREVIATIONS NOTATIONS 1..2. MS Word features…………………………………. . 1. i ii iv v vi vii 1 2 2 2 A... INTRODUCTION 1...

This caption is very long and is single-spaced. Notice how the text is aligned…….…………….4 iv .. A sample table with table caption placed appropriately.LIST OF TABLES 1.1.

1. Notice how the text is aligned…….……………. A sample figure with figure title placed appropriately.LIST OF FIGURES 1.. This title is very long and is single-spaced.4 v .

ABBREVIATIONS IITM MWW Indian Institute of Technology Madras Microsoft Word is Wonderful vi .

NOTATIONS α β Scale parameter Depth angle in degrees vii .

with no gap. Figure 1. not leftcentered.2” at the beginning of the paragraph.CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION This is the first chapter of the thesis template.2” at the start of next paragraph. MS Word features A new section paragraph starts with no indentation. with the indent at the new paragraph. The line spacing is 1. 1. There is an indentation of 0.1: A sample figure with figure title placed appropriately. . This is to indicate the formatting style of the report. Paragraph in the thesis will always be justified. there will be a regular indentation of 0. This title is very long and is single-spaced.1. it has to be centered and suitable title be added for the same. For example. However. The new paragraph can start in the next line.5. Notice how the text is aligned. If we want to insert a figure in the text.

Similarly. This bullet is being inserted just to demonstrate the paragraph features in the “itemize” environment. we can write the other chapters. • Start the next paragraph after a gap of one line. x f(x) = x2 0 0 2 4 5 25 7 49 1. Second bullet is to be inserted like this.2. Third simple bullet.1: A sample table with caption placed appropriately. “Itemize” is a standard name of the “Bullet” format if you are using LaTeX word editor. Notice how the text is aligned. blah. MS Word figures Blah. This title is very long and is single-spaced. And we can continue to consume more paper. 2 . blah… How does one itemize bullets in a thesis? Well.Table 1. this is how: • • First bullet.

justified paragraphs and other figures and table rules. first line of subsequent paragraphs indented by 0. viz. Follow the same formatting rules. B. 1.1 etc. Figures and tables in appendices can be titled A.APPENDIX A A SAMPLE APPENDIX Some gibberish which was not included in the main thesis report can be included in the appendices. 3 .2”.1.5 spacing.