What is Fithesis?
Fithesis is a family of LaTeX document classes for the typesetting of final theses at the faculties of Masaryk University. It will allow the user to uniformly plant all the necessary mandatory and optional parts set out in instructions for the elaboration of final theses at MU .
Current version: fithesis4
The current version is the fithesis4 class developed by Tereza Vrabcová within bachelor thesis under the supervision of Marie Stará, Vítek Novotný and Petr Sojka.
The class supports uniform visual style of Masaryk University , adds support for the Faculty of Pharmacy, incorporates the current requirements of individual faculties and aligns them with international standards for the structure of final theses and similar documents. Class information and downloads can be found at project website (in English). They are also available templates on duty Overleaf for a quick start typing work in the browser.
- Typesetting of final theses in LaTeX is an actively managed thematic IS forum, which was established to discuss the rate of final theses using fithesis. In addition to questions and comments on fithesis classes, you can also send general questions about the typesetting of final theses in LaTeX at MU.
- Final work Updating the fithesis LaTeX templates to UVS MU (in English) Tereza Vrabcová describes the origin of the class fithesis4. The bachelor thesis itself was prepared using the fithesis4 class and illustrates its possibilities.
The fithesis3 class was created in 2015 as an output of Vítek Novotný's bachelor's thesis. Compared to the previous version, the class supports all MU faculties, modern XeTeX and LuaTeX typesetting machines, supports work with PDF metadata, color typesetting and contains extensive technical and user documentation in English.
- Files of class fithesis3 as ZIP, approx. 49 MiB
- Technical documentation of fithesis3 class, approx. 776 KiB
- Directory with revisions of the fithesis3 class
- Final work The Form of Theses Written in LaTeX (in English) Vítek Novotný describes the changes in the fithesis3 class compared to the previous version. The bachelor thesis itself was prepared using the fithesis3 class and illustrates its possibilities. The appendices are then conceived as user manuals of the fithesis3 class for individual faculties.
- Final work Bibliography rate according to ISO 690 Dávida Lupták describes the preparation of support for the bibliographic standard ISO 690 in LaTeX and in the document class fithesis3.
The fithesis2 class was created in 2008 as an output of Stanislav Filipčík's bachelor's thesis. Compared to the previous version, the class removes Latin2 as the default encoding, modifies the appearance of many typographic elements, and adds support for the typesetting of the Faculty of Sports Studies logo.
- Files of class fithesis2 as ZIP, approx. 880 KiB
- Technical documentation of fithesis2 class, approx. 153 KiB
- Directory with revisions of the fithesis2 class
- Final work LaTeX Thesis Style (in English) describes changes in the fithesis2 class compared to the previous version. The appendix is then conceived as a user manual of the fithesis2 class.
The original class fithesis1 was created in 1998 as an output of Daniel Marek's bachelor's project. This is a class
rapport3 from the package
ntgclass , which was modified for the purposes of preparation of final theses.
The class is listed here for completeness only, is not currently being developed, is not supported, and is strongly discouraged from use.
- Files of class fithesis1 as ZIP, approx. 657 KiB
- Technical documentation of fithesis1 class, approx. 367 KiB
- Directory with revisions of the fithesis1 class
Using fithesis1 from DocBook
Creating a document in XML and
Modernization of the xslt2 project deal with the module
xslt , which is available on UNIX faculty machines and is used to convert the DocBook XML format to many final formats, including LaTeX outputs with the fithesis1 class.