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I am having an odd behavior of the contents - The Chapteps/sections keep getting incremental values , like in the attached pictures. Also, I would like it to be

Chapter 1 1.1 .... 1.2 ....

rather than it is now

I am using



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Have a look at: mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/titlesec/titlesec.pdf starting on page 13 – DL6ER Apr 4 '13 at 16:26
Please add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. It will be much easier for us to reproduce your situation and find out what the issue is when we see compilable code, starting with \documentclass{...} and ending with \end{document}. – doncherry Apr 4 '13 at 16:36
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My initial impression is you are "skipping" one category of your class.

For example, the hierarchy of the report class goes:





If you use a subsection before a section then it is assumed to be 0.

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