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Classicthesis, Bachelor and Master thesis, PhD, Doctoral degree
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Abstract design

Postby Seanshine » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:03 pm

Dear readers,

I am working with the MastersDoctoralThesis.cls in which an abstract page has been designed. However, I would like the abstract to be positioned on the title page, but I have been unable to realize this. Any help on this issue would be appreciated.
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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:06 am

Hi Sean, you really should read an introduction and the material i already linked before.




The title page is made up using the titlepage environment. Simply add the abstract on the title page where you need it.
Please also have a look at Title creation and How to customize my title page.
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Postby Seanshine » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:06 am

Hi Johannes_B,

One of the recommendation is to leave the .cls file unchanged, as if it was not there. However, he problem is that when I start
  1. \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract}
, it uses the predefined abstract-design as in the .cls file, such that it leaves no room for customization.

Thanks!

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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:20 am

You shalt not use the abstract environment, but write the abstract as normal text within the titlepage environment.

How hard is that?

  1. \begin{titlepage}
  2. Your name
  3. Your title
  4. Your abstract\end{titlepage}
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