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I'm in the process of converting some lecture notes into TeX format, however I've run into a slight problem. Although the report document class is ideal for what I'm doing (a 100 page two-column document with chapters, sections and subsections), I need to modify the table of contents and chapter headings to display the chapters in terms of lectures instead of chapters.

So, for example, instead of the heading saying:

Chapter 1:

Title of the First Lecture

It should say:

Lecture 1:

Title of the First Lecture

And in the table of contents, instead of having:

1 Title of the First Lecture

It should have:

Lecture 1 Title of the First Lecture

I'm looking for the cleanest and simplest way possible of doing this.

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marked as duplicate by lockstep, diabonas, Thorsten, Andrew Swann, mafp Feb 13 '13 at 9:02

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Welcome to! In this site, upvoting and/or accepting an answer shows your appreciation to answers that you find useful, so there is no need to say "thank you" or its equivalent in your posts. Again, welcome! – hpesoj626 Feb 13 '13 at 4:39
Perhaps this post will help you: How to change the name of document elements like "Figure", "Contents", "Bibliography" etc.?. If it does, please tell us. :-) – hpesoj626 Feb 13 '13 at 4:41
That worked perfectly for the chapter heading, but I couldn't find any way to solve the table of contents problem :( – J.Ashworth Feb 13 '13 at 4:49
Look at the answers here: Table of Contents with Chapter – hpesoj626 Feb 13 '13 at 5:11
For the second part, Table of Contents with Chapter provides a solution using titletoc, while How to tweak the LOF and LOT without using any packages? provides a means without using packages. – Werner Feb 13 '13 at 6:01

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