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{chapters} is about the \chapter command which is one of the sectioning commands forming the logical structure of documents. This tag should only be used *in addition* to the more general {sectioning}.

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How to make nice chapter headings without titlesec

I am looking for a way to make the first page for a chapter (a.k.a. the chapter heading) have approximately the upper half of the first page with a chapter number and title, and the text of the ...
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Starred chapter number and name in header

I have created custom chapter headings: \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} % Custom macros \def \mychapter#1{% \chapter*{\centering{\LARGE #1}\thispagestyle{empty}}% ...
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how to stop “\newpage” in \chapter

I'm using a memoir style. This one to be exact. \documentclass{memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{fourier} % or what ever \usepackage[scaled=.92]{helvet}%. ...
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How to force only one chapter to start on even page

I have quite a long book in which chapters SHOULD start on odd pages. But there is final, About author, chapter which I want to be printed on reverse side of previous chapter page. In other words, I ...
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Makeindex error when using \tableofcontents or \chapter with arabi package

When I remove the three lines \tableofcontents \chapter{1} \chapter{2} from the following document, makeindex works without problem and the index is printed. But in presence of these lines I get ...
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custom chapter numeration vs hyperref [duplicate]

I wanted to change the chapter numeration in such a way that the introduction of my thesis has number I and the first chapter has number 1 and so on. So I changed the style of the numeration using ...
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Numbering sections independent of chapters numbering [duplicate]

Is it a way to create a document in such a way that the numbering of the sections is independent of that of the chapters? e.g.: Chapter 1 section 1 section 2 Chapter 2 section 3 ...
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suppress page break before chapter title in LyX

I'm using LyX and need to have the chapters to start soon after the end of the previous chapter. A LyX solution will be most appreciated. Document class report and I am not to change the document ...
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how to change the chapter font size?

How can i change the following code to make the chapter title font size bigger? \titleformat{\chapter}[block] {\normalfont\sffamily}{}{0pt} {\parbox[b]{\chapnumb}{% ...
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Changing the design of the first page of a new chapter

I have a chapter located in the back-matter part of a book-class document which I want to change the style for. More precisely, I do not want to have the same big amount of space empty before the ...
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Appendix reference numbers and titles

My issue is related to adding the Appendix using \chapter. I am defining Appendix as follows: \chapter{My Appendix Title} % Main appendix title \label{AppendixTemplate} % My Appendix content here. ...
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How to use \include with \tableofcontents in memoir class

I have a document using the memoir class in which I have broken up the chapters using \include. Inside those chapters, I use the \chapter{...} command, which prints the chapter at the correct place. ...
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LaTeX: how to force \uppercase with this setup?

This is what I have: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oldfontcommands]{memoir} \setlrmarginsandblock{2.5cm}{1.5cm}{1} \setulmarginsandblock{2.5cm}{*}{1} \setheadfoot{2\onelineskip}{\footskip} ...
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How can I customize this chapter heading like so?

I want to add the word chapitre (french for chapter) on top of the grey rectangle, as in the image below. How can I do that?
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confine heading in tikz node using titleformat

I'm using a quite fancy style for my chapter heading, i.e. \documentclass[12pt,open=left]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{titletoc} ...
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Unwanted title box on first page of a part

I used the code provided by Gonzalo here Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin The problem I have are: I am using \parts also to divide my document and the box appear in the part ...
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LOF+LOT+BIB in TOC with numbered chapter

I want the list of figures (LOF), list of tables (LOT) and bibliography (BIB) all to appear numbered in my table of contents (TOC) using report documentclass. I know one can use the tocbibind package ...
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Remove both number and chapter but keep in TOC

I am using \documentclass{book} with both packages tocloft and titlesec. I can't figure out if there is a way to remove both numbering and 'Chapter' (e.g "Introduction") from my \chapter's, but keep ...
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Start a specific chapter on the left page?

Using the book class with the twoside option, I get chapters that start on right/odd pages, which is the expected behavior. Still, I would like to have some specific chapters starting on a left/even ...
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Suppressing page numbering in the first page of chapter in mainmatter but *not* in frontmatter

I am using the book class. I want to suppress page styles (page number, header, footer) in the first page of every chapter in my mainmatter, but not in \frontmatter - where I want to have roman ...
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Invisible chapter

Handing in my thesis tomorrow and suddenly Texmaker is playing tricks on me. For some reason, one of my chapters ("Conclusion") is included twice in the PDF. Chapter 7 in the PDF, has the title ...
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Remove last dot in title numbering

My current document is processed like this: 1. Some chapter 1.1. Some section 1.1.1. Some subsection Appendix A. Some appendix What I want to have: 1 Some chapter 1.1 Some section 1.1.1 Some ...
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Show current chapter number on each page margin with appendix

I am trying to use @Gonzalo-Medina code (Show current chapter number on each page margin) to display chapter number on each pages from a book document class. I used a counter to overcome the issue ...
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Display of Appendix titles in TOC and in the Document

The code below produces the contents page and appendix labels shown. I would like the First line Appendixes to appear without a numnber. I would then like to have appendix 1 labelled A1 and appendix ...
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Overlapping Entries on Contents Page

This related to this question: How to merge several tex files so that they have one table of contents/List of tables & figures I have been trying to get the solution by Jean Mentz to work, it's ...
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How can I put two pagebreaks after a chapter title?

\documentclass[11pt,twoside,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} ‎ \begin{document} ‎‎ ‎\chapter{Chapter One}‎ ‎\newpage‎‎ ‎\newpage‎‎‎ \lipsum[1-2] ‎\end{document}‎ How can I make the chapter start ...
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How add white space under chapter heading in memoir class using pedersen chapter style?

I added a MWE at the bottom of the post. I want a little more white space under the title heading, because it feels a bit cramped the way it is now. Can someone help me with that? ...
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Make a smart chapter command that adjusts horizontal width based on title width

I'm currently testing a two column layout in a document using the book class. I would like to change the behaviour of the \chapter command. Right now, a short chapter title produces a lot of ...
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\thispagestyle{empty} on last page doesn´t work

I need a site without page style at the end of a document. But the command doesn´t work. How can I solve this? \documentclass[BCOR=10mm,DIV=11] {scrreprt} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How do I reset the footnote cross-referencing counter for each chapter?

I am writing my thesis in the document class scrbook, and have the footnotes counter set to start again from 1 in each chapter. However when I reference a source more than once within a chapter, it ...
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Changing to a custom font in LaTeX?

I'm using the following template from ShareLaTeX. I would like to improve the template by adding another custom font and a different chapter heading like in this other template. How can I do that?
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Match white space above chapter title to top margin as defined in geometry package

I would like to change the position of chapter titles, specifically the amount of white space above them. I am using the book class and defining margins using the geometry package. The chapter command ...
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Correctly setting chapter hierarchy [closed]

I'm not sure if I've phrased the title correctly, but let me try to explain: I have my tex file basically organized as follows: \frontmatter ... ... \mainmatter \input chap1 \input ...
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Did anybody manage to use the PhD package?

I've seen these very nice dicussion about fancy chapters: Fancy chapter headings It seems that the packages are now called PhD https://github.com/yannisl/phd I can't find any documentation about ...
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One lowercase letter in chapter name

I have a chapter title which has an abbreviation inside. The chapter title in the class is all written in uppercase letters, but the plural suffix of the abbreviation should be in lowercase. How can I ...
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Chapter title cannot be drawn next to big figure with [H]-option

When trying to add a big image directly below a chapter title, the image together with the title are drawn to the following, an even page. This way, the first page is empty. However, I want to start ...
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Latex refuses to number chapters

Simply, my chapters are not numbered. This is true for both numbers in the TOC (all entries start with 0., like 0.4.12, 0.3.3, 0.2, no matter which chapter they are in), neither are things I used to ...
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Start a new chapter without heading

In the appendix of my thesis (using scrreprt) I want to start a new chapter containing a lot of large figures. For formating reasons I don't want the automatic heading, created when using ...
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Daleif1 Theme : how to get part's title above chapter?

I am using the daleif1 theme, and I would like to have the \part's title juste above the \chapter's title on the same page. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Leaving 2 blank pages upon compilation

I am trying to add a non numbered chapter. I have done so successfully for other chapters using the same code. The code I am using is: \clearpage \chapter*{Nomenclature} ...
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Wrong page number in contents

I am trying to add a non number chapter in the table of contents. Below are the packages already in use for the complete document. \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{report} ...
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Non numbered chapter* header issue

I have a problem with the headers on the second page of my non-numbered chapter. Below is my minimal working example. Everything works but in my Introduction chapter (if I put it without a number as ...
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How to insert a paragraph before the chapter title?

I need to include several lines before the chapter title for some (not all) chapters. A new chapter always starts with a new page, how to realize the following layout for certain chapter while other ...
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Table of Contents unbold chapter names

I require chapter names unbold in Table of Contents. Please guide me how I unbold the heading of chapter names only in Table of Contents.
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modular chapters of a dissertation

I have several different chapters I would like to include into a dissertation. Each chapter is a standalone paper and has its own directory structure (figures, tables, etc.). I would like to retain ...
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Placing the appendices after the backmatter in a thesis

This question points out that in the book class, as soon as the \backmatter command appears, the chapter numbering ceases to work properly. Thus, one is essentially forced to put the bibliography ...
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Change font size of lstlistoflistings heading

How can I change font size of lstlistoflistings heading? Currently it is smaller than normal chapter heading title. Any ideas? Unfortunately I need to use document class from my university, my MWE: ...
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Set initial line after chapter title relative to top margin, not relative to end of chapter title

I want to set the initial line of text in every chapter to start at the same position on the page relative to the top margin of the page, and not relative to the last line of the chapter title. I ...
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How to put table of contents at the beginning of each chapter? [duplicate]

How can i have such a format in every chapter in my thesis. More specifically i would like this table of contents for each chapter depending on its subsections.
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I can not modify the chapter in latex

Sorry for my English. Hello, I want to get something like this: Latex My level is not so high to do so. I tried to do it with the following code, but not sure it will help some. He had thought ...