I'm using LaTeX as a final build step from a specific legal source (a code of laws) that already has numbering - which is not entirely logical. So, the auto-stepping section & subsection numbering does not match the numbering of the laws and really cannot do so programmatically.
So, I would love to completely disable LaTeX/XeTeX's 'counter' system and specify explicitly every single section & subsection number. Is this possible?
Update: currently using the 'article' document class, and here's a chunk of what I'm working on (with non-functional calls to