Latex Tips and Tricks for Writing a Thesis or Dissertation

The best tip I can give for thesis writing is to use Latex.  For large documents it will be far easier to use and look much better in the end.  However, there is a bit of a learning curve with Latex and it does so much that it can sometimes be difficult to even know all the cool things it can do.  This posts will cover some of the Latex tips and tricks I’ve learned while writing my thesis over the past month year way too long.  I’m not going to include all the stuff you usually see like how to include a figure or how to make things bold.  I assume that you know how to use google and there are thousands of pages of tutorials for those common items.  I’m just going to be discussing the lesser known tips that I found helpful for long documents like a thesis or dissertation.

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