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Abstract

Describes the implementation of the LaTeX stylesheet for New Mexico Tech theses and dissertations. The actual code is included.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Online files
3. General design considerations
3.1. Sectioning commands
3.2. Paragraphs
3.3. Formatting bibliography entries
4. Naming conventions
5. Prologue to the LaTeX style file
6. Packages used
7. Options to this package
8. General page layout
8.1. Horizontal dimensions
8.2. Vertical dimensions
8.3. Control of leading
8.4. Page numbering
8.5. Paragraph dimensions
9. Preamble declarations
9.1. \author
9.2. \chair
9.3. \committeesize
9.4. \degree: Kind of degree
9.5. \graduationdate
9.6. Report type selection commands: \thesis, etc.
9.7. \title: Define the overall title
9.8. \typist
10. Commands used in front matter
10.1. The dedication environment
10.2. \titlepage
10.3. The \epigraph command
10.4. The \frontispiece command
10.5. The abstract environment
10.6. The acknowledgments environment
10.7. \tableofcontents
10.8. \listoftables
10.9. \listoffigures
10.10. \listofabbrs
10.11. The committee environment
10.12. The \member command
10.13. The preface environment
11. Commands used in the document body
11.1. \chapter
11.2. \section
11.3. \subsection and \subsubsection
11.4. \subsubsection
11.5. \appendix
11.6. The References environment
11.7. The Bibliography environment
11.8. The thebibliography environment
11.9. The \copyrightpage command
11.10. The \signaturepage command
12. Per-chapter features
12.1. The chapterabstract environment
12.2. The chapterack environment
12.3. The chapterappendices environment
12.4. The chapterbibliography environment
13. Internal commands
13.1. The bib@list environment
13.2. \big@strut: Large strut
13.3. \chapter@
13.4. \chapter@orappendix
13.5. \chapter@star: The \chapter* command
13.6. \double@spacing: Set up double-spaced lines
13.7. \internal@chapter
13.8. \make@chapterhead
13.9. \make@majorhead
13.10. \sign@here: Signature line
13.11. \sign@name: Filled-in signature line
13.12. \single@spacing: Set up single-spaced lines
13.13. \strut@: Regular strut
14. Calling \@startsection
15. Revision history