{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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Customise to a more fancier chapter opening

In the previous question, I tried to ask for one style per chapter. This time I would like to ask for customise the chapter opening. However, my case is a bit complicated, let us see the MWE first. ...
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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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Description of a chapter in a page

I would like to decorate my headlines (section, subsection, etc.) by adding foreach a chapter a description area. This picture is a screenshot document where the headline has the formating, layout ...
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Problem with headings

I have some problems with the headers for some of my chapters within my Latex document. I’m using a password secured template so I’m a bit afraid to post every detail below. Just considering the ...
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print the chapter number as name in class file latex

I am using a Duke University LaTeX template for master thesis, the template print chapter headers as follows: Chapter 1 chapter name but I want to print it as follows Chapter one: ...
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Custom chapter style with Tikz and the report class

I'm trying to use the same procedure than Customizing chapter style with tikz, for the report class and twoside printing. However for even pages i'm having an unespected behavior (see Fig 2). While ...
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Apply Chapter heading style to table of contents/bibliography heading

I am using the following fancy styles for chapter headings \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[% ...
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Chapter Style- Report Class

I am looking for different types of chapter style formats for report class document. i like memoir class Veelo chapter style. how to do exactly the same format for report class document class ...
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Remove Spacing above Heading with removed Chapter-Text

I've a problem with removing the space above the Chapter text, when I've removed the "chapter". My minimal example is down below. In the image I show which space I'd like to reduce. I tried a lot with ...
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Change chapter numbers to words in Arabic

Instead of "Chapter 1" I want "Chapter one", but in Arabic. one => الأول and so on. In english, a solution exist: \usepackage{fmtcount,etoolbox} \makeatletter ...
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“Chapter” appearing at the start of every chapter

I'm using a template from a website, and every time a new chapter starts, 'Chapter 3' for example appears and its quite absurd. How do I edit this feature out of the code?
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Why is LyX not allowing numbered chapters in my book?

LyX v2.0.6 on Linux. Document class is book (extra font sizes). Scenario I have a master document including two child documents (so far), both of which are the same document class as the master. The ...
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Writing Chapter Prefix for Chapter entries in TOC

I am looking for the code that allow me to append prefix "Chapter" to Chapter Entries only not for the front matter like Abstract, Declaration and also not for the Bibliography and appendices. Here ...
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Authors in the table of contents

I want to insert Names of authors in the toc (above the chapter title) like here: but the suggested methode doesn't work in the scrreprt type of document. ...
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Removing headers on pages between chapters while using \include to input chapters

I am writing a document using the report class with the options twoside and openright. I want to remove headers and footers from blank pages between chapters. I tried the emptypage package as well ...
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Table of contents: Include part number for chapters entries

I have the following code \documentclass{scrreprt} %\usepackage[titles]{tocloft} %\renewcommand{\cftchappresnum}{\thepart.} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \part{First Part} ...
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Partial ToC over the chapter title

I want to create something similar to that on a chapter page: _____________________________ | | | Section 1 .... 3 | | Section 2 .... 5 | | ...
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“Literal” numbering of chapters

I'm finishing a book, and I want the first page of each chapter to begin with the literal numerotation: Chapter one ... Chapter two ... chapter three etc. I've seen it in several ...
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Table of contents placed at bottom and write above chapter

I don't know why the ToC is at the bottom in this WE below. Whenever I increase \titleformat{\chapter} {\fontsize{5cm}{5em}\bfseries} % format {} % label {0pt} % sep ...
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ToC and each page with thumbs (with chapter title rotated)

I have seen some using thumbs for the text, but I want it for the ToC. Is it possible? and if yes, how and which packet enables it the easiest way. I want it for a Conference Brochure. More details ...
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Check for first occurrence of element in chapter

I'm writing a text containing several chapters. In addition, I use about 50 acronyms. Now I would like to expand the acronym in each chapter, but only at its first occurrence. For this, I'm thinking ...
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How to get chapter name to appear in fancyhdr report?

I am trying to get the chapter to appear in the header, but it always just displays "CONTENTS". The following is my demo code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} ...
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Formatting chapter style in REPORT document class

I am trying to write my Thesis using LaTeX. I am using the 'report' document class. I have created multiple TeX files (one each for abstract, acknowledgment, and chapters) using 'chapters'. When I ...
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Change the style of chapter in LyX

I'm trying to change the style of chapter using LyX 2.1.0. Like this style (I have the code TeX but I failed to execute): The class of my document is report. here is the code for the chapter ...
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How to generate document with 6 grid images, chapter header and table of contents

I am trying to generate a booklet with a grid of 6 or less images in a grid, and a text caption below it. I would like each page to display the chapter in the header, and have the table of contents ...
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How to change fontfamily for memoir chapter style bringhurst

I am trying to change bringhurst chapter style's titles to \sffamily. The following code works with other chapter styles (dash, for example), but not for bringhurst. What's the difference? ...
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Changing the top margin in LaTeX for chapter name [duplicate]

When a new chapter starts I want to decrease the margin between the top of the page and where it says Chapter X. So I have something like Chapter X Chapter Title and I want to decrease the space ...
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Reducing space before chapter works with english but not with hungarian babel package

I write my thesis recently and I want to reduce the spaces before chapters. I find the solution, but it isn't working for me with \usepackage[magyar]{babel} I use the following codes: ...
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LaTeX Appendices: \chapter to \section, Appendix-numbers & Reset page-numbers

I found in the following question&solution the solution for using \chapter for appendices: Keep "Appendix #" in the appendix title, but remove the appendix from the table of contents ...
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Insert an image at the beginning of a chapter

I wish insert an image at the beginning of a chapter that, like in the figure attached, is seen in the white space at right of the title. Moreover, it must be different for every chapter of the book. ...
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combine enumeration of chapters

at the beginning of one part of my document I've got a tabular with some values and in the chapters afterwards I'll explain them. Some values need to be combined; so the chapters have to be ...
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References in Chapter Titles

I am currently writing a manuscript using \documentclass{book}. I would like to devote one of the chapters in the manuscript to a proof of an earlier result. I have named the Chapter: ...
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Placement of Chapter Number in Makechapterstyle

In this code, I'm not able to move the chapter number, only the title. The chapter number should be at the same height as the chapter title. What command can I use? The chapter title should not be ...
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Making acknowledgement page before table of contents [duplicate]

I want to have a page of "Acknowledgement" before the Table of Contents in my document (which is made using \tableofcontents). I want it to be formatted as a chapter (i.e. with the heading ...
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Thumb index for parts

I found this script but couldn't manage to adjust it for parts. Here's what I got so far: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{background} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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A \cite{} as name for a chapter header

I'm writing a document where each chapter is a reading record of a paper. So I want the name of the chapter to be the title of the paper, and the header of the chapter to be the short citation of the ...
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Removing Chapter from the Chapter heading using a.cls file

Sorry if this is an easy question, however I am relatively new to LaTeX and have been trying to understand some of the code in a .cls file. I'm trying to remove the Chapter from the \chapter headings ...
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Titlesec command blocked by frontmatter

\frontmatter blocks the propagation of the \titleformat from the preface to the first chapter. Is there a way to avoid that ? \documentclass[11pt,A4]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Skipping Chapter numbering but getting the Chapter layout

I'd like to set up the structure of my report as follows. Different chapters should have a nice big heading, like the one of the Chapter environment, and should be separated in the table of contents ...
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More economic and robust command for abstract at the beginning of chapters

I want to put an abstract at the beginning of each chapter. I have cooked up a command in that aim, but it looks neither economic, nor robust (sometimes it is shifted to the right). How to improve ...
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Replace the text 'Chapter' with custom text in Memoir [duplicate]

How can I replace the word 'Chapter' with some other text string in Memoir class? So, instead of Chapter 1, it appears as, say, MyChapter 1. Also, the text is in Devanagari script so MyChapter will ...
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Conditions for fancy chapter title

I use a book class and here is a part of my fancy title page for the mainmatter chapters. \newlength\chapterwidth \settowidth\chapterwidth{\huge\chaptertitlename} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] ...
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How to inject text globally into memoir class crosshead chapterstyle [closed]

I wish to add a pifont character (actually \ding{80}) to appear spaced after all chapter numbers, and spaced before chapter headings, like this: 2 * Light, where * represents the character I want ...
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How to make this chapter heading style?

As fncychap has no such chapter style, and using the memoir class will cause a lot conflicts with my current settings (book class), how to make this style (perhaps using the titlesec package)? title ...
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Give \printglossaries a section number and customize the name?

When I print my glossary using \printglossaries it prints the glossary on a chapter level (at least it gives it the style of a chapter heading + it appears in the index on a chapter level). However, ...
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Spacing problem with customized chapter style

I customized the chapter style like (book class): More space between the Chapter title (1 row) and the Lines Less space between the Chapter title (2 or more rows) and the Lines How to solve ...
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Making section headers look like chapter headers

I would like to make my section headers look like this with the titlesec package. Is there a good way to do that? EDIT - I am using the scratcl document class.
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How do I lift the chapter title in Koma-script so it is aligned with chapter prefix?

I currently have this: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{mwe} \renewcommand*{\chapterformat}{\mbox{\chapappifchapterprefix{\nobreakspace}\scalebox{3}{\thechapter}\enskip}} \begin{document} ...
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How to write dedication properly?

I'm trying to make some line vertical-spaces in dedication. But, I couldn't find how. Here is the code that I'm using: \newenvironment{dedication} {\clearpage % we want a new page ...
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Problems with line-break in Chapter Title using a custom Command for Chapter

If you have to force a line break in a chapter title, this would be possible doing so: \chapter[][A Long title that has to be broken,\\ how sad is this!] But in my document I had to define my own ...