Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am writing a constitution for a society. I would like to have the subsections numbered independently of the way that the sections are numbered, i.e:

Section 1
    Subsection 1
    Subsection 2
Section 2
    Subsection 3

How can this be done?

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

up vote 9 down vote accepted

You could use the chngcntr package:

\usepackage{chngcntr}
\counterwithout{subsection}{section}

Besides the numbering itself, in contrast to the remreset package, chngcntr can redefine \thesubsection for you to not include the section number within the subsection number.

share|improve this answer
add comment

although the numbering of sub/sections depends on the document class you're using, there is a little package called remreset that contains the command that will undo the "numbering within".

share|improve this answer
    
An example would be \usepackage{remreset} \makeatletter \@removefromreset{subsection}{section} \makeatother. You might need to change \thesubsection to not the section number, e.g. using \renewcommand{\thesubsection}{\arabic{subsection}}. –  Martin Scharrer Apr 6 '11 at 18:23
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.