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Writing a Dissertation or Thesis

Library research guide with information on print and online resources for students who are writing dissertations, theses, and honors papers.

MS Word: Show/Hide Button

Use the Show/Hide Button

The Show/Hide button allows you to see editing marks in your document, which can be useful for erasing formatting mistakes that may not be obvious when looking at your document in a normal view.

MS Word for Windows

Show/Hide Word 2010

Show/Hide Word 2013

Show/Hide Word 2016

Ms Word: Add, Format or Delete Captions

Adding captions to your figures and tables is an essential part of many thesis/dissertations styles. The guide here applies to MS Word versions 2010, 2013 and 2016.

MS Word: Table of Contents

You can create a Table of Contents either manually or by using Headings to have Word create the Table of Contents automatically after you've assigned those Headings in the text.

Creating a Table of Contents in MSWord 2016

Course: Create a Table of Contents in MSWord 2013

Creating a Table of Contents in MSWord 2010


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