{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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Two line hfill in custom chapter

\def\thickhrule{\leavevmode \leaders \hrule height .5pt \hfill \kern \z@} \def\position{\centering} %% Note the difference between the commands the one is %% make and the other one is makes ...
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How to make (force) line-break in Chapter Title (in ToC, Chapter, Header) - if possible?

I've found how to make different text for Title appearing in ToC, Chapter and headers Chapter title in header too long : \chapter[medium-length title for TOC, if wanted]{full title name} ...
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Remove space before chapter title - with KOMA script (scrbook)

I am using the KOMA script document class scrbook. Is there any way to make the chapter headings appear exactly at the top of the page body just by using KOMA (without using titlesec, fancyhdr, ...
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How to remove page break after \part in report/book

I have tried to look through, but I couldn't find a clear solution on this. I have a document that uses report with multiple \chapters in multiple \parts as: \part{foo} \chapter{uno} \chapter{dos} ...
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Issue with chapter numbers in page numbers

I am writing my thesis and using a template given by my university. To get the chapter numbers in the page number, I use the following commands: \@addtoreset{page}{chapter} ...
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loading tocloft makes \ifdefined\chapter TRUE in article class

I am using the article class, and I discovered that the tocloft package defines \chapter, which will mess up with my other stuff. How does this happen? Can I make \chapter "undefined" again after ...
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How does \include work in terms of preamble? And is \input better?

When you have different files; say different chapters of a book, that are written in separate Tex files, all having their own preamble packages and document class options, how does it work when you ...
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How do I put chapters into a LaTeX document?

I used the following LaTeX tag to make a chapter \chapter{title here} but it did not compile. The LaTeX compiler was talking about Undefined control sequence How can I get over this error?
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Space before chapters and contents

I am using LaTeX to write my dissertation, and I have realised that on the table of contents and on every chapter page, LaTeX leaves a lot of empty space. What I mean is that lets say in the page ...
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Force no breaks after manual bibliographies in book doc class

After successfully applying tips on how to insert multiple manual bibliographies I have a new problem: each bibliography begins on a new page. This does not look good, and I tried supressing it with ...
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Creating multiple PDF files from a single LaTeX file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create individual chapter PDFs In my LaTeX file, I have \chapter{chapter one} \chapter{chapter two} \chapter{chapter three} etc. I wonder if there is a way ...
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Is it possible to define a `multicols{2}` preamble switch that works for \chapter?

With standard LaTeX, issuing \twocolumn in the preambe causes the document to be typeset in two columns -- except that \chapter will produce separate one-column chapter headings. \documentclass{book} ...
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Chapter reference not displaying

I am involved in a writing a large document with a co-author who set up the LaTex files that we're using (i.e., I don't have complete autonomy in what I change). We have a root file which does two ...
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Table of Contents with Chapter

I'm attempting to modify the Table of Contents in my document. Currently, chapter one in my document is listed as 1 Introduction What I would like to see is Chapter 1 Introduction Seems ...
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Custom LaTeX chapter

Be default chapters look like: Chapter 1 Chapter name. How can I make chapters in LaTeX look something like this? Chapter 1. Chapter Name. That is: add a dot after chapter number, and place the ...
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Change chapter name in ToC

I need to change "Chapter" word to, for example, "Heading". I tried to use command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Heading} but it changed chapter name only in text, but in ToC it's still "Chapter". How ...
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Changing parameters memoir chapter styles in newcommands

How do i turn the whole parameter below that is between the %%%% in a \newcommand? I tried but it is giving error. \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Two small chapters side by side on one page

I've got two very short chapters and I want them to appear side by side on the same page like being arranged in a two column layout. I've got other chapters before and aftere these two which should ...
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Inserting undertilde in Chapter title

I'm using undertilde package in amsbook document class. I want to insert $\utilde{\times}$ in chapter title. But it doesn't work.
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How can I produce a fancy chapter heading like this one?

I just found some chapter headings that are really nice: But I can't exactly figure out how to extend the rule off the margin and put the figure on the page before the chapter and the caption on the ...
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How can I set the vertical margin of my chapter headings?

I currently don't like the typesetting of a document. In my two sided document, I want that the chapter headings not have a vertical space before their appearance. The text on the second page should ...
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How to add authors to a chapter title

I am writing my thesis using book as the document class. Just below every chapter title, I would like to add in small letters - a reference to the published paper of the chapter. Something like ...
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How to replace chapter boilerplate with full-page image?

Let's say I am producing a book (using \documentclass{book}) where instead of displaying the chapter name textually, I am inserting an image that includes the chapter text. How can I still start a ...
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Chapter without pagebreak? (In twocolumn document.)

I've googled, and I read a lot about how not having a pagebreak before a new chapter is bad style. I've read about how one could use sections instead. I've read about how changing whether a chapter ...
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Aligning the bottom of a picture and a chapter title

Consider the following example, where the chapter number is ginormous and put in a blue box: \documentclass[svgnames]{scrbook} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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tocloft conditional spacing

This is my first question on stackexchange! I am using the tocloft package for my thesis and my university requires doublespacing before and after the chapter titles in the ToC, but only if the ...
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Make the chapter number to appear as text in the TOC

I am using the Memoir class to develop a thesis template and I have a problem that I am not able to solve. I want the chapter number to be displayed as text in the TOC. I already made the number to ...
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KOMA-Script: Chapter Number as a Word

Currently I am using scrreprt for my document with the option chapterprefix=true. I wish for my chapters prefixes to be of the form: "CHAPTER ONE" as opposed to "Chapter 1". Now, I know that ...
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labeling tables per chapter both in the body and in toc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Continuous v. per-chapter/section numbering of figures, tables, and other document elements How can I label the tables per chapter in document class report rather than ...
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fancy chapter heading for a book

I would like to change the default chapter heading formatting of book document class. How can I output something like below :
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Chapter and TOC in Turkish

When I create a chapter like below, I get Chapter 1 for example. \chapter{My Chapter Title} But my document is in Turkish so I need to display Bölüm 1 instead. This is also happening for Table of ...
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How can I divide my book into different project without repeating myself?

I am trying to create a mini book with LaTeX on Windows in order to learn the basic thing with LaTeX. I would like to divide my book into different projects but I have some sort of style defined for ...
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insert code before chapter title

I would like to insert some code before the chapter title appears. I have defined: \newcommand{\toptitle}[2]{\itshape #1 \hfill #2 \par} Then, if I am writing for example: \begin{document} ...
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No pagebreaks after chapter in report documentclass [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start new chapter on same page I'm currently writing a report in the LaTeX documentclass report. The guide lines of the project I'm writing the report for state that ...
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Adding chapter marker to far right edge of page

Is there a way to add a thin, ~1 inch tall, rectangular marker to the extreme right edge of each page in a large document to differentiate chapters (each chapter marked at a decreasing vertical ...
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How to create individual chapter PDFs

My document structure has one file with preamble (i.e. MainTex) and around 75 individual .tex files (i.e. Chapter_01, Chapter_02, ..., Chapter_75) representing each chapter. I am using \include ...
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Changing the chapter style [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to format the chapter heading? How do you change the style and margins of the chapter title in latex? I'm looking through the style file and can't find anything.
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Change the word “Chapter” to something else

I am using fancyhdr. With that, using the command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Lecture} has no effect. How can I change the name "Chapter" into something else?
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Remove “chapter #” from the chapter title but keep chapter number in the table of contents

I am using report document class. I want to remove word "Chapter" and "chapter number" from chapter title, so when new chapter starts I will get only chapter title. I can do it using: ...
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How can I get a page number on the last page of a chapter with the mwrep class?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter 1} Text \pagebreak Text \pagebreak Text \chapter{Chapter 2} Text \end{document} This does not generate page number on last ...
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Writing a software book with LaTex - General Advise

I am a so new to Tex and I am trying to learn now. I decided to write a so simple software (ASP.NET 4.0) book for myself to learn it with a real example. So, I have the following structure for now : ...
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Forcing new chapter not to start on an odd page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Chapter on the right side - How to turn it off? I am using a document class amsbook which I like very much, except for one thing: each new chapter starts on an ...
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How to change the chapter number to display as text (One, Two, …)?

In LaTeX, how do I change the chapter number to display as text? eg: CHAPTER ONE not CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER THIRTEEN not CHAPTER 13.
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Error applying Chapter Style in Memoir Class

I use memoir class, I get an error message file ended when scanning \makechapterstye This is what I want. I get the code from "Variation over VZ39, contributed by Danie Els, Various chapter styles ...
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Chapters only on even pages, sections without pagebreaks?

I'm having a few questions about KOMA script configuration and would love if you guys could help me out: How can I make all chapters only appear on even pages? How can I make all sections NOT have ...
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\pagestyle{empty} doesn't work on first page of new chapter

I have a problem with page numbering in LaTeX. I don't want any page number in my document so I used \pagestyle{empty} but every time when I start a new chapter I get a page number on the bottom ...
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Chapters and verses of current page in header

This question is linked to my other titlesec question Does any one know how to add the current segment location at the top of any particular page. What I need is the reference at the top of a ...
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Chapter title in header too long

How can I format the header on every page displaying the title of the current chapter? In one of my chapters the title is too long so it is running out of the page. Here's a minimal example of my ...
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Added chapter with addcontentsline does not adapt style of ToC

I added my BibTeX references following: \cleardoublepage \phantomsection \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} %\setlength{\bibsep}{3mm} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{References} ...
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Chapter title without number

Now that I have turned numbering on, \leftmark shows chapter title with number in my header. like 1 ChapterTitle How do I remove the number? these are my settings ...