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I would like to move sections in my TOC more to the right =) The picture will explain all:

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Here is my code so far (This code will give me the upper part in the picture):



\large \tableofcontents


Now even if I try to modify the length in \setlength{\cftsecindent}{2cm} the section stays where it is...any ideas why? What am I doing wrong x) Thank you for your help! =)

UPDATE =) If I remove the \dottedcontents{section}[1.5em]{}{1.3em}{.6em} from the code above, I get this:

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Now the subsections stay where they are and section goes to bold :/

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+1 Thank you for your answer =) Unfortunately it doesn't help me...the section stays where it is...I noticed that If I remove the \dottedcontents I can change the indentations, but then the section goes to bold and looses the dots... :S I think your code moves subsection and subsubsection? =) Or should I replace sections in my code with subsections? =) My document structure at the moment is : PART --> SECTION --> SUBSECTION. Should it be: SECTION --> SUBSECTION --> SUBSUBSECTION? =) – jjepsuomi Apr 30 '13 at 7:07
as long as you do not provide a complete example I do not know what you really mean. – Herbert Apr 30 '13 at 7:13
+1 Don't worry about it =) I got it already using your answer =) I just changed all \parts to \sections etc. and your code started to work =) Thank you for your help! =) – jjepsuomi Apr 30 '13 at 7:27

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