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I can't figure out how to modify it so that it looks like the image below.




\chapter{The Chapter Name}


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Here's a possibility. The chapter title is typeset raggedright, on a width equal to the width of the large "Chapter".





  {\chaptername\ \setchapternumber}

\chapter{The chapter title that can go on several lines}


Adjust to suit. I wouldn't use boldface.

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Why not use boldface? Thanks a lot for the answer, I'll experiment a bit with it :) – Filip Ekberg Jun 10 '12 at 9:27
@FilipEkberg I find that Times (here TeX Gyre Termes) at big sizes is already sufficiently heavy. Bold face would be too much. – egreg Jun 10 '12 at 9:30
Ok! Thanks. One last thing, when I added this to a file that I've been working on it gave me a lot of "bad box(es)". Any particular reason for that? It's complaining about overfull \hbox on other places than the chapter page. Did this affect anything else? – Filip Ekberg Jun 10 '12 at 9:56
@FilipEkberg You're not required to use TeX Gyre Termes: I used it just to replicate your picture. – egreg Jun 10 '12 at 10:00
Oh.. okay. Thanks – Filip Ekberg Jun 10 '12 at 10:07

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