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The default numbering for chapters is this:

1 Chapter
1.1 Section

What I want is this:

1.0 Chapter
1.1 Section

However, if I add the zero to \thechapter, what I get is this:

1.0 Chapter
1.0.1 Section

How do I get that ".0" appended to the chapter header?

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Define \thesection without using \thechapter, such as

\renewcommand*{\thechapter}{\arabic{chapter}.0}
\renewcommand*{\thesection}{\arabic{chapter}.\arabic{section}}
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...and the numbering of \subsection etc. picks up that "definition without \thechapter" from \thesection... sweet. Why didn't I see this? :-D – DevSolar Aug 8 '11 at 16:07

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