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I've been writing in TeX for a few years, but this is my first time writing a long document.

I have always used \title for the main title, and \section for smaller titles. It seems that it is only possible to use \title once. I therefore wonder what the standard procedure is for a title that is between the main title and a section. In particular, what should I use for titles of chapters?

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I think (although you don't say) that you are using LaTeX with thearticle class. Switch to report or book class and then you will have a \chapter command.

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I was using amsart. Let me try now. – Nicole Apr 28 '12 at 21:26
@Nicole Have a look at amsbook. – lockstep Apr 28 '12 at 21:28
Thanks, lockstep. – Nicole Apr 28 '12 at 21:28
@Nicole: Welcome to TeX.SX, and congratulations on your first question! As it seems to have worked for you, you may want to think about accepting the answer by clicking on the big checkmark under the pen-nibs. Doing this will (a) thank David for his answer and give him SX-Karma, and (b) show people (through your profile) that you are someone who takes the trouble to acknowledge help, and thus encourage others to help you. Please don't think I'm criticising you; this is just meant to be helpful advice to someone new here. – Brent.Longborough Apr 29 '12 at 12:41
@Nicole: See How do you accept an answer? – Werner Apr 29 '12 at 14:49

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