Thesis Hacks – recordings & handbook available

Does thinking about headings, track changes, margins, and section breaks make you break a sweat? Save time later by learning a few tricks now!

Recordings of our Fall 2016 Thesis Hacks sessions are now available.

We have also created a downloadable Thesis Hacks reference guide, which covers the majority of these topics.


This session includes the following topics:

  • Formatting: headings, quotes, paragraph styles, custom styles and headings
  • Margins, line spacing (including MUN specifications)
  • Navigation Pane
  • Page numbers
  • Headers/footers (including especially section break implications)
  • Section breaks, changing orientation, columns
  • How to use the Show/Hide tool to find problems
  • Lists
  • Mathematical equations

 Session 2

This session includes the following topics:

  • Automatic and custom Table of Contents; how to edit an existing Table of Contents
  • Creating and formatting graphical figures and charts
  • Automatic table of figures (and custom captions) and their limitations
  • Cross-references and bookmarks
  • Track Changes tool and comments
  • Endnotes and footnotes
  • Inserting References

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