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I am using Lyx and Layout report for my thesis. I would like to change the colour of chapters sections and subsections (only the headings) from black to blue.

I attach a screenshot in order to understand what colours i am trying to achieve only on headings (Chapter /section and subsection )

Also is it possible to change the colour of table of contents to blue ? (again only the heading)

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You can use the package sectsty to do change the headings, and xcolor to get the colour definitions.

For example, add to your preamble (Document --> Settings --> LaTeX preamble) the following:

\usepackage{xcolor}
\usepackage{sectsty}
\chapterfont{\color{blue}}  % sets colour of chapters
\sectionfont{\color{cyan}}  % sets colour of sections

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You can use colours predefined in xcolor (see manual), or define your own, e.g.

\definecolor{MyBlue}{rgb}{0.1,0.1,1}

Put such definitions in the preamble as well.

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Thanks i'll try this and ill come back if i have problems by using xcolor :) –  ALdaperan Oct 7 '12 at 9:03
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@ALdaperan I forgot to mention that the TOC heading is just an unnumbered chapter, so that will also be influenced by \chapterfont{\color{blue}}. –  Torbjørn T. Oct 7 '12 at 9:19
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