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Masters/Doctoral Thesis Problem empty pages

Postby mgo4107 » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:09 pm

Hi @all,

I am using
%Masters/Doctoral Thesis
% LaTeX Template
% Version 2.5 (27/8/17)

which I downloaded here. Actually a very nice and helpful template. Nevertheless, I have an issue with the beginning of the document.

After every of these pages - Title page, TOC, Nomenclature, List of figures and List of tables - I have after compilation an empty page after every single of the described pages.

Actually I am more a user than a Latex command specialist and I would really appreciate your help.
Could you help with additional code fragments to avoid these described empty pages?

Many thanks! :D

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Postby Bartman » Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:49 pm

Please link the source of the template used.

If the class in your template is called MastersDoctoralThesis, then this is based on the book class, whose default setting corresponds to the openright option. In that case you are probably looking for the effect of the openany option.

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Postby mgo4107 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:43 pm

Your are right. I am using MastersDoctoralThesis and checked the file:

Can find:

\newcommand{\checktoopen}{% New command to move content to the next page which prints to the next odd page if twosided mode is active
\ifdef{\phantomsection}{\phantomsection}{}% The \phantomsection command is necessary for hyperref to jump to the correct page

what do I need to do to switch it off ? single page instead of double page with one empty page?

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Postby mgo4107 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:45 pm

SOLVED - activated onepage:

11pt, % The default document font size, options: 10pt, 11pt, 12pt
oneside, % Two side (alternating margins) for binding by default, uncomment to switch to one side
english, % ngerman for German
singlespacing, % Single line spacing, alternatives: onehalfspacing or doublespacing
%draft, % Uncomment to enable draft mode (no pictures, no links, overfull hboxes indicated)
%nolistspacing, % If the document is onehalfspacing or doublespacing, uncomment this to set spacing in lists to single
%liststotoc, % Uncomment to add the list of figures/tables/etc to the table of contents
%toctotoc, % Uncomment to add the main table of contents to the table of contents
%parskip, % Uncomment to add space between paragraphs
%nohyperref, % Uncomment to not load the hyperref package
headsepline, % Uncomment to get a line under the header
%chapterinoneline, % Uncomment to place the chapter title next to the number on one line
%consistentlayout, % Uncomment to change the layout of the declaration, abstract and acknowledgements pages to match the default layout
]{MastersDoctoralThesis} % The class file specifying the document structure

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