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Applying different margins to different sections of your PhD thesis



I recently shared some tips on how to add wide tables to your files by inserting landscape pages using section breaks. 

In this video, we'll take things a bit further by learning how to apply custom margins to the landscape and portrait pages (or different sections of your thesis).



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How to add wide tables to your thesis on landscape pages in Microsoft Word



Have you ever tried to insert a 'wide' table on a landscape page into your thesis?

Some of you told me you found this really frustrating and difficult.

The video explains exactly how to use section breaks to add a landscape page.

If you want to change the layout of your page(s), remember:

- Turn on the "Show/Hide" button so you can see the position of the page/section breaks

- Use section breaks, not page breaks

- Add two section breaks and change the format/layout of the page...

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How to stop your table and figures jumping around in Microsoft Word®


Have you ever struggled with the text jumping about onto the next page when you type in your scientific manuscript?

Or do you find it difficult to keep the tables or figures in the correct places and on the correct pages in your PhD thesis?

These problems are probably due to hidden page breaks.

This quick video shows you how to see exactly where the page and section breaks are located in your Microsoft Word® files using the 'Show/Hide' button.


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We know the most common mistakes in scientific writing - and we want you to avoid these errors. 

These easy-to-understand videos will show you how to avoid basic mistakes and help you write manuscripts with more confidence.

You'll be able to apply this knowledge immediately, so you can spend more time actually doing research.