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4. Overall structure of the document

It is good style to start your document with one or more comment lines (beginning with the “%” comment character) that identify what the document is and who wrote it.

Here is the overall structure of your .tex input file:

% opening comments: who, what, when
%   ...
  other \usepackage commands
  preamble declarations
  document body

The above commands will produce a single-spaced PDF. Some advisors prefer to work with a double-spaced draft. To produce a double-spaced PDF, change the \usepackage command in your preamble to look like this:



Be sure to remove the [double] to produce the final draft. The Graduate Office requires that the final draft must be single-spaced.