CTAN installation: University of Wisconsin-Madison Thesis Class File

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Oct 31 16:07:16 CET 2002

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The following information was provided by our fellow contributor.

Name of contribution: University of Wisconsin-Madison Thesis Class File
Author's name: Eric Benedict
Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/supported/withesis
Summary description: MS/PhD Thesis/Disseration format for UW-Madison.  
  Includes example thesis with numerous LaTeX examples and beginner's 
  introduction.  Class heavily commented for easy modification!
License type: artistic

Announcement text given by the contribution's author:
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Yet another thesis style file.  The withesis.cls LaTeX class
file produces MS/PhD theses in a format for UW-Madison.  
The class and example manual are based on the Purdue
University style.

Several useful features include:
- - Draft mode with
  * diagonal draft screen for draft copy
  * optional margin box to locate margin violations
  * page source file listed on bottom of each page
- -source code (Matlab, C, etc) inclusion command
- -automatic generation of additional abstract in the
 format for the UMI microfilming abstract 
- -numerous degrees/majors included as defaults.
- -example thesis illustrating
  * basic LaTeX usage (Essential LaTeX by Jon Warbrick)
  * different LaTeX styles/techniques for
     -general formatting
  *BibTeX usage guide/example
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