{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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What is the name of the variable containing the current chapter title?

Consider a chapter in a french book defined by: \chapter{Blablabla} It will generate the output: Chapitre I : Blablabla Then, we have the following variables: \chaptername corresponds to ...
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chapter headings change alignment to center and without the word “chapter”

I want chapter heading as 1. chapter_name and center aligned. How can I get this? I have searched the net for an answer but I am able to get only separate answers but not combined answer for the both ...
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How to add new chapter to an existing project?

Im new to the LaTeX. I'm working with the existing project, but now I want to add a new chapter to it. The document class i'm using is book. Please help me.
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Removing the word “Chapter n”

So I am trying to remove the words Chapter n, and replace it by the chapter title. BUT I want it to show up in the table of contents... (So I cannot use \chapter*{...}). Is there a way to achieve ...
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Including chapter as a separate TeX file

I am trying to include a separate TeX file that will contain the text of a chapter, however when I try to point the main TeX file to the chapter TeX file, there is an error which claims to not be able ...
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How to use this chapter style such that it takes up less space?

I like the box chapter style from here: http://hstuart.dk/2007/05/21/styling-the-chapter/ Here is a MWE based on this style: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tikz, blindtext} ...
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Reset chapter name after modification

I have a second unnumbered chapter as you can see in the code below, but in output it displays with the previous chapter title so after some online research I've found this solution ...
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How do I change @makeschapterhead to center the title of chapter?

I redefined \@makechapterhead to short the space after and before a chapter title, but i don't know how to center it... any help? \makeatletter \def\@makechapterhead#1{% %%%%\vspace*{50\p@}% %%% ...
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Import \chapter into amsart

I would like to create a document with the appearance of amsart, but with added \chapter command (styled as in amsbook, or differently). How can I do that? I tried to make LaTeX load both amsbook and ...
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How do I get rid of the Chapter title? [closed]

I am using document class {book} and I want to get rid of the chapter titles. I don't want them to show up at the beginning of the chapter, but I do want the name of the chapter to still show up in ...
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Fancyhdr - No “Chapter” Word, but part number

I am having trouble defining my headers with the fancyhdr package. Here is what I want : - on the left page, on the left side : partnumber.chapternumber. Chapter Name - on the right page, on the right ...
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Package changes horizontal pipe to horizontal for chapter formatting

I need to change the style of my chapters to a different one. I found a package which would do that, and it works nicely. However, my code before the edit was like this: ...
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shaded letters in chapter [closed]

This week I have wrote this word : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{Monvert}{RGB}{229,36,36} \definecolorseries{MONVERT}{rgb}{last}{Monvert}{black} ...
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Adjust margin: Chapter title extends in left margin

I am using a custom document class and template for my thesis. Both can be found here (they are really long, otherwise I'd copy and paste): ...
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Changing space before chapter without titlesec package

I am sorry if this is a repeated question, I could not find anything similar on the forum search. How to adjust the space before the chapter heading without using titlesec package. I tried this code ...
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Remove page-breaks after chapters in the report class?

So I am using the report class, and every time I try to create a new \chapter it creates it on a new blank page with just the title. I have tried using \usepackage{etoolbox} but I keep getting Latex ...
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How to make this as a memoir chapterstyle?

The Danish translation of Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle uses the following chapter style. Is it possible to somehow recreate this as a memoir chapter style? The text circle always has the ...
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Chapter and section number in margin and align chapter prefix with text in scrbook

I try to customize my chapter headings, without using additional packages like titlesec, as I'd like to avoid incompatibilities with all the other stuff around. I almost have what I want: ...
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avoid hyphenation in chapter title using tikz and titlesec

[This question is similar to the one here, but the solutions given there do not work in my context] In a (fairly complex) book I'm using titlesec and tikz to produce fancy chapter headings, basically ...
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How do I remove the word “chapter” from chapter titles in documentclass/style {Thesis} [duplicate]

I would like to have the chapter number at chapter title on the same line, so instead of: "chapter 1 chapter name" I would like "1 Chapter name" or "1. chapter name" i'm using ...
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Do I need titlesec or is fncychap enough for doing the following?

i would like to change the "chapter" style of the documentclass "report" to read something like 1. Introduction in stead of Chapter 1 Introduction Can anyone help me with this? Do I need ...
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Chapter heading style?

Hi I ran into a PHD thesis with a beautiful layout. Specially I love its chapter heading I link also the thesis: ...
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How to remove chapter* from TOC but keep its title name and number on chapter title page?

I want to add some chapters in TOC separately using addtotoc command (and modifying chapter number). But I don't know how I can keep "Chapter #" on chapter's title page not adding this chapter in TOC. ...
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How to organize a big document with sub chapters [duplicate]

I'm new to LaTeX, and are using ShareLaTeX for my master's thesis. I want to organize my document like this: Make a tex file for each main chapter, eg. "Chapter A" Then I want to write "Chapter A" ...
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How to make a chapter heading like this in latex [duplicate]

How can I make a chapter heading like this in latex?
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Kile takes a long time to run PDFLaTeX for my thesis

It takes ~15-30 seconds to run PDFLaTeX for my PhD thesis. This is killing my productivity. Each included chapter is called, e.g., \include{theory}, and the relevant .tex file starts with the ...
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Minitoc and unnumbered chapters

I am writing my thesis and I have the following problem with the minitoc. I would like my first chapter (the introduction) to be unnumbered. But when I use \chapter*{Introduction} all the ...
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LaTeX: chapter & section title (background) colour

I wanted to make my chapter and ((sub)sub)section titles as follows (compiling by XeTeX-ing): White chapter title on background RGB 10,30,96 (defined as "ugentblauw") (Sub(sub))section title RGB ...
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Background color across the entire textwidth for chapter headings - koma script

I have a very similar question to this old (and already answered) one: Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea However, the solutions provided there only work for ...
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How to remove bold font in Chapter number and pages in toc when using report class?

I have found a number of similar questions and answers and tried them all, but none seem to be working for me. I tried using the tocloft package and then \renewcommand for \cftchapfont and ...
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how can I create a chapter heading like this?

Hi I want to format my chapter of my thesis as shown in the figure. How can I do it? Can you suggest me some fancy latex templates for a phd thesis?
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Figure that spans over two pages with a column at the end of the right page [duplicate]

Anyone has an idea how to make something like this in Latex?
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Chapter and table of contents [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert a chapter in my work (documentclass is book) without giving it a number \chapter*{Introduction} but in this way I can't find the chapter in the table of contents. Qhy? Can I ...
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Chapter title page with a tikz mindmap image

This question is an extension of Visual table of contents using tikz mindmap or similar. Now, I would like to use the mindmap for a given chapter on that chapter page, to produce something like the ...
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Title format and unnumbered sections

I'm writing a report that requires a particular style for titles as given by: \titleformat{\chapter}{\fontsize{22pt}{0}}{}{0em}{\bf\LARGE\thechapter\\ ~} This shows up as intended below: ...
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Putting titles in color boxes [duplicate]

I'd like to know how I can a Chapter title into a color box and change the style and personalize it. The only thing I could do, at the moment, is... What I like to do is change the style of the ...
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Customizing clean thesis

I am using the thesis template http://cleanthesis.der-ric.de/. In this template, there is no paragraph by default. As explained in Getting back the paragraph in cleanThesis?, the paragraph can be ...
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Can someone walk me through how this command works?

I am trying to make it so that my chapters aren't labelled as 'chapter 1', 'chapter 2' etc. I just want it to have the number, with no 'chapter'. I want the word 'chapter' gone. A quick Google search ...
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Working on a chapter at a time

I'm writing a document which I want to split into several chapters, each chapter in its own .tex file. My main document has the preamble and I use \include commands to include each chapter. My ...
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Theorem numbering in an unlabeled section at the beginning of a chapter

In the memoir class, I would like to have my theorems labeled according to the sections, e.g., Theorem 1.2.3. However, sometimes I have theorems at the beginning of a chapter before the first section ...
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Remove extra blank page before bibliography in chapter class

I have a [twoside]{book} document. The problem is that before bibliography there is an extra white page. In particular, the chapter before bibliography ends in an even page. The bibliography chapter ...
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Hyperref chapter in twocolumn mode (without using multicols)

I'm using the scrreprt class in twocolumn mode with hyperref: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[twocolumn]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Compiling from chapter

I'm new to LaTeX. I created a new document with the following structure \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{appendix} % ... % \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Koma Script handbook says chapters can start on any page using headings=openany?

On page 87 of THE GUIDE: Koma Script [2015-1-14] under the section "Structuring of Documents" the guide lists many "options" for changing the default output of \chapter sectioning, such as ...
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New page for chapters but not for sections

I would like my report to show the chapter headings in the next page but the sections on the same page. It is a double page report. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \chapter{Introduction} ...
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Different bibliographies for each chapter with shared references

I tried to go through already posted solutions but I was not able to find one working for my case. I am compiling a ph.d. thesis with one main file, by including chapters. The format is the following ...
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Sectioning and Chaptering in AMSart not working at all w/example

I am wondering why AMSart which reputedly supports sectioning and chaptering doesn't compile my chapter headings at all. I have a non-working example here which shows that neither the section nor the ...
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Removing the zero in the chapter numbering

I have a line of code to hide "Chapter" and just head every chapter in the format "ChapterNumber" + "." + "ChapterTitle". However, the Table of Contents is assumed to be "Chapter 0", so it shows "0. ...
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How to properly include long chapter titles into headings?

I am writing a PhD thesis which contains a long chapter title: On the edge of universality of sequential P systems When I use standard headings pagestyle, then the title in the heading overflows ...
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Defining a new environment for chapter

I would like to define a new environment for chapter. to looks like this or much better (good-looking) without using \chapter*{1\ \textarabic{سورة الإخلاص }} and ...