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If you indent paragraphs, every paragraph gets indented, period. It doesn't matter if that paragraph is a single word of dialogue, a page-long rant, or four pages of stream-of-consciousness. So:     "Hello."     "Hi."     They were sitting on the bench, feet naked against the ground, ...


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Most universities have a style guide that you must follow when writing your thesis. When my wife wrote her thesis, she was required to follow the MLA style guide, which is where the rules for indentation and spacing, etc. are found. I'd go to either your thesis committee or to your university's library to talk to somebody about the submission requirements. ...


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The subdivisions of a chapter, signified by an asterism (⁂), dinkus (* * *), or extra space, are called sections.


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You can extend visual media as far as you want on the printed page; so long as there is an adequate benefit to the reader (bigger will be more clear, diagram is complex, want subscripts and other symbols more readable...) The only limit is (of course) the page itself and the left-hand gutter. Recommend asking the technical q re: LaTex separately or diff ...


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I write technical instructions for software, and I've found that creating a "format" or "style" is an important step in the writing process. What I would recommend here is that you have a specific style for the different content types. You mentioned several content types: Practical Advice Communicating Dealing With Problems Equipment I would start ...


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While this is, indeed, an endnote as noted by others, the part in parenthesis IS a citation. It seems to follow Chicago's endnote style: (City: Publisher, Year.) It's not pure Chicago because it doesn't include the author's name and book title in the standard format, but to me it looks like it was influenced by Chicago's style, adapted for use in the ...


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this answer generated from @what's comment Basically these are endnotes. They are often used in popular non-fiction. Endnotes give the text a more "narrative" appearance, whereas footnotes distract the lay reader and confuse those without the necessary training (e.g. to deal with contradictory information). Usually pop science endnotes do not meet ...


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You sound like you are concerned with the quality of materials and other elements of a professional, polished presentation. Why not hire a book designer? A book designer can guide you to printers that can produce the kind of books you are looking for. Quantity has a bearing on what materials are available for your book. For instance, if you are printing ...


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Why? Is that extra bit of space needed for something? My advice is to stick with the generally accepted four digit year. While resume styles evolve, this is not the place for you to push the envelope. You want the reader to have no objections to your resume to start getting into their heads.



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