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Tips & Tricks for Writing Your Thesis in MS WORD Presented by Shelly Baumann, Coordinator 202 Eielson Building (907) 474-7464 PO BOX 757560 (907) 474-1984 fax Fairbanks, AK 99775-7560 firstname.lastname@example.org@uaf.edu http://www.uaf.edu/gradsch/ UAF Graduate Schools
General Thesis Information Thesis Formatting Workbook Thesis Formatting Workshop Thesis Submittal Form: Masters PhD
Microsoft Office 2003 vs. 2007 Interface is very different and takes a bit of getting use to. Files saved with the default setting in Office 2007 CANNOT be opened by earlier versions. To change go to tools, options, & save tab Program2003 Ext.2007 Ext Word.doc.docx Excel.xls.xlsx Power Point.ppt.pptx Access.mdb.accdb
Section and Page Breaks cont. Use page breaks when format stays the same Use section breaks (next page) when format changes or between chapters For example, use for landscape table or figures! That page will be landscape and the rest portrait.
Leader Dots Go to Format and Tabs 6 for UAF requirements rather than 6.5
Tabs & Leader Dots: MS Word 2007 On the Page Layout tab, click the Paragraph Dialog Box Launcher. In the Paragraph dialog box, click Tabs.
When All Else Fails If the Table of Contents will not cooperate after the last time you update, then insert leader dots with the tab. If a table or figure will not print with the document print it separate.
Resources Writing Your Dissertation with Microsoft Word: A step by step guide by Vincent Kiernan The WEB A refresher on this workshop or the Thesis Formatting workshop go to: http://www.uaf.edu/gradsch/current/ready- to-graduate/
The Perfect Thesis/Dissertation If the Graduate School deems you have a perfectly formatted thesis. Then we will pay $100 towards your thesis binding costs!
Electronic Copy is Now Required You are now required to submit an electronic copy (searchable.pdf or.doc) when you turn in your copy for format check and when you submit your final copies
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