Objectivesto maintain a LaTeX class and BibTeX styles to typeset thesis documents according to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) thesis formatting rules. to publish tutorials, tips & examples on how to use LaTeX in thesis writing. Bugs/IssuesIf you have found any bugs or issues, please drop us a note at mailing list, or Issues page.
Updates ProcessIssue/Bug/enhancement reported will be listed under "Issues". Bugs/issue and suggested enhancement is accepted after verification. Beta versions** will be released by developers (when ready). Final versions will be released pending a code review by QA. ** Beta versions are unstable versions and are normally used for testing purposes only. Normal users should opt for the final (stable) release.
What's New?Version 2.3 (released 2009-10-14) mainly includes some bugfixes. The core features include:
Support thesis written in Malay. Conform closely to formatting requirements in UTM Thesis Manual (July 2007). Minimal package dependency (required packages: parskip, setspace, acronym, times). Support BibTeX users. Provide BibTeX styles for both UTM authordate and number citation systems. Support natbib package. More BibTeX entry examples in tests/bibtex/ directory. Finally, no more referencing headaches. Support hyperref package to generate inter-page links/bookmarks in PDF. Support acronym package to generate List of Symbols/Abbreviations page. Include a thesis sample for new users. Added list of algorithms (optional) Bugfixes: Fixed issue with main chapter name too long messing up the ToC. Fixed chapter\title page number to close to each other in ToC. Fixed Appendix sections have no numbering. Now it is no longer needed to use \section* anymore for appendices. Removed page numbering for first page of referencing & appendix. Section indentation fixed to be the same as paragraph indent. Fixed figure/tables caption separation.
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