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So, you have finally arrived at the stage of writing up your research. Congratulations. Now, make an informed choice regarding how to do this best. Microsoft Word, despite being widely used, does not easily produce a professionally formatted thesis. Many scientists, especially mathematicians and physicists, because maths is a weak point in Word, argue that LaTeX is better suited for the job. For a subjective comparison, see [[Word vs. LaTeX]].
So, you have finally arrived at the stage of writing up your research. Congratulations. Now, make an informed choice regarding how to do this best. Microsoft Word, despite being widely used, does not easily produce a professionally formatted thesis. Many scientists, especially mathematicians and physicists, because maths is a weak point in Word, argue that LaTeX is better suited for the job. For a subjective comparison, see [[Word vs. LaTeX]].
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If you do choose Word, take the time to get to know the innards of the software. Become proficient, since otherwise your thesis will look bland or unscientific or both. As with LaTeX, using a good template can be an efficient shortcut to a nice layout.

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So, you have finally arrived at the stage of writing up your research. Congratulations. Now, make an informed choice regarding how to do this best. Microsoft Word, despite being widely used, does not easily produce a professionally formatted thesis. Many scientists, especially mathematicians and physicists, because maths is a weak point in Word, argue that LaTeX is better suited for the job. For a subjective comparison, see Word vs. LaTeX.

If you do choose Word, take the time to get to know the innards of the software. Become proficient, since otherwise your thesis will look bland or unscientific or both. As with LaTeX, using a good template can be an efficient shortcut to a nice layout.

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