{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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“Inspirational” quote at start of chapter

I recall seeing a package to make quotes like that of the following image at the start of a chapter, but I can't seem to find it again. (This image is from the book Combinatorics and Graph Theory ...
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How can I get extra subtitles for chapter titles that also appear in the ToC?

I have several chapter titles that I would like to combine with subtitles, typeset in italics. For example, Chapter Title A very fine chapter indeed … Now, I found an approach on how to ...
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How to add a line between chapter number and chapter title

I was wondering if there was a way to add a line between chapter number and chapter title. As in, what I am getting now is this: What I want is a horizontal line as shown: of the same color ...
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Koma-script, change chapter appearance (how to add a circle and horizontal ruler?)

I'd like to get the chapter names formatted as shown below: with a horizontal ruler between the circle and Chapter name, for both numbered and non-numbered chapters (I work with the chapterprefix=...
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Can't shift/position \chapter with titlesec?

Somehow I my attempt to change the placement of \chapter seems not to work. I would like to that my chaptertitle begins right at the top of the page. Do I need to change the plain pagestyle? \...
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How to place minitoc in right place where some chapters are with star?

I have a main.tex file. There is a part called front matter. Part of the code is, 1. \frontmatter \selectlanguage{english} \include{title} \include{dedication} \include{acknowledgements} \include{...
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Chapter heading with the word “chapter” replaced by chapter name

When I create a chapter \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \renewcommand{\chaptername}{} \begin{document} \chapterstyle{veelo} \chapter{Implementation} \section{Implementation2} \end{...
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Formatting chapter in memoir

I'm trying to reproduce this chapter heading (Styling my section/chapter) in memoir. This is more or less working with the following code: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Error in numbering theorems in section zero of a chapter in report

I'm writing a multichapter report and I'm having a problem with the theorems being numbered correctly of section zero of a new chapter. For instance, chapter two ends with Corollary 2.3.21 and ...
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Format abstracts as unnumbered chapters

I'm writing master thesis and working on LaTeX template for the successors ... The standard of the university requires abstract in every language to be formed as unnumbered Chapter: \chapter*{...
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Chapter without number in memoir

I want one of the chapters in my memoir book to be unnumbered. I want it to have a chapter heading, show up in the table of contents, etc.--the only difference being that it is not given a number. ...
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How to place the chapter number behind the chapter title in KOMA script

I have the following layout for my chapter title and number: I reached this using the following code: \renewcommand*{\chapterformat}{% \fontsize{60}{68}\selectfont\color{Gray}\thechapter\autodot\...
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chapter title long and necessity to cut it

my chapter title is too long and I have the necessity to cut it in two different lines. well which could be the best way to cut it?I tried using \newline but unfortunately this modification affects ...
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How to apply custom headers/footers on pages with new chapters?

I'm writing my final report in LaTeX for my bachelor's degree. I'm aiming at having a document similar to the .doc template used normally. I want to have my customs headers and footers applied on ...
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Customize chapterstyle in memoir

I like the ell chapterstyle which is built into memoir, but I want to customize it. I like the chapter number and the lines around it, but I want the chapter title to be written in the same size and ...
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Title of chapter wanted nearer to the top of the page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Space before chapters and contents Is there any way of getting the title of the chapter closer to the top of the page than the default when using \chapter{blahblah}? I ...
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Part style in memoir class

I use the \chapterstyle{thatcher} in memoir class. I would like the part style would be similar to the chapter style - but with title centered in the page. As I'm a newbie in LaTeX world, I wonder ...
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Chapterstyle in memoir

For some reason I can't compile the following small example in memoir. \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \chapterstyle{madsen} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \mainmatter \...
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fancyhdr: How get part on even and chapter on odd pages

I am trying to use fancyhdr to set the part no. and name on my left pages and chapter no and name on the right pages. My document is \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,openright,bibliography=...
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Headline next to page number overtaken to next chapter

I have one chapter for my listings %%% Document Class \documentclass[ngerman,bt]{dbvdoc} \phantomsection \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Listings} \lstlistoflistings \cleardoublepage and the next ...
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Styling my section/chapter

I'm trying to reproduce this chapter/section style on LaTeX and I would like some insight on how to achieve this. I have been using the secsty package but I haven't come up with any real results. The ...
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Removing “Chapter” from chapter headings, change font and spacing, and center

I’m using the book style in LaTeX. I want my chapter headings to look like this: 1 Great Chapter It should be in the sans-serif and bold font, centered, and I want to be able to customize ...
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How can I hide the chapter headings number on LaTeX and change the spacing?

I'm writing my Thesis but I have run into some layout troubles, I'm using the standard book document class, which results in my Chapters headings in the form of: Chapter # Name of my chapter ...
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Bibliography in chapter*

How can I customize the bibliography commands, so that the bibliography header would be \chapter*{Bibliography}? The document class is report, and I am using BibTeX with a plain style. The current ...
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Adding numberless chapters to the table of contents

How do I include a chapter reference within the table of contents without giving it a chapter number? I am using the report document class. Normally, I would create a chapter as follows: \chapter{...
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labbook/scrbook new chapter not on separate page

I am using labbook document class which relies on scrbook. It starts a new page for each chapter, which I don't want to happen. Is there a way to force it to procede with a new chapter on the same ...
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Is there method for removing \\ newlines - problem with fancyhdr and multiline chapter name

Some of my chapter has very long names, and they have different break line in ToC and on Chapter page, according to a solution to How to make (force) line-break in Chapter Title (in ToC, Chapter, ...
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Changing the linespacing of headings independently from the rest of the text

I'm currently writing my thesis using TeXworks and MiKTeX. I'm using the report document class. My problem is that I need to increase line spacing but some of my chapter and section headings are very ...
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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} \chaptermark{...
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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} \renewcommand{\thepage}{\...
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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 to ...
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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 **...