{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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Why doesn't \pagestyle{empty} work on the first page of a chapter?

Here's a minimal case of the problem: \documentclass{book} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \chapter{The first} This page has a page number\ldots \newpage \ldots but not this one. ...
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Setting arbitrary chapter values

Friends, a colleague of mine showed me a book with a intriguing chapter structure: I was wondering how we could achieve something similar. I understand that this unusual numbering will break the ...
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How to set two types of appendixes on memoir class?

I need to set up two types of appendixes: Appendixes and Annexes They must appear as "Appendix A - Title of Appendix A", etc, and "Annex A - Title of Annex A", etc. in the chapter head (which I ...
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footnotes - on the bottom except on last page of chapter

My school requires that dissertations follow a set of sometimes odd formatting requirements. We have a latex class file which does a reasonable job at bringing documents into compliance with their ...
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fancy header/footer on pages with chapter beginning

I'd like to produce report class document with one style of page numbering. I've declared: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \fancyfoot[R]{\thepage} \pagestyle{fancy} but on pages with new chapter the page ...
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Chapter formatting

I use report document class and the thing is that I would like to remove Chapter x phrase, add chapter number before chapter title and remove blank place between chapter name and top of page. For ...
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Koma Script header-footer on chapter start page

The scrbook class omits the header footer on the page where a new chapter starts. How to add them on those pages?
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Personalizing Table of contents

I want to make my table of contents to have the words "Chapter", "Title" and "Page" written in uppercase, like "CHAPTER", "TITLE" and "PAGE". My document class is Book. How can I do it?
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Format chapter's heading

I want all my headings to have these characteristics: 12pt Center aligned Bold Times new roman font But when I write \chapter{Introduction}, I can only manipulate the name of the chapter, not the ...
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Removing vertical space before chapter headings.

I have a problem that I can't seem to solve. Basically, I want my chapter headings to be at the same position relative to top of the page as the rest of the text. I've looked at numerous resources ...
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Change footer in beginning of chapters

I want the footer of all pages to be "Page N°X" on the right. I used this: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} % clear all header and footer fields \fancyhead[R]{\leftmark} ...
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Make \chapter* same as unnumbered \chapter (using memoir) ?

I'm producing a book, using the memoir class. The book has numbered chapters 1-8, but also has a chapter before ("Introduction") and a chapter after ("Conclusion"). These are all in the main matter; ...
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Decorative hook or symbol before chapter (or section) title

I'm writing my PhD thesis in latex and learned a lot from this forum. However, I could not find an answer to the question how do I put an decorative hook before the chapter title. I think that it ...
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How do I indent the 2nd line a long chapter name created using the tocloft package so that it lines up correctly?

I am using the tocloft package already. I have a couple of long chapter names that wrap onto a second line, but it lines it up with the section numbers below. I must have this new line line up with ...
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changing TOC font family / removing chapter headings in 'report' document class?

I'm new to LaTeX, so please bear with me for a bit if the description of my problem seems incoherent :) I've started to write my thesis using the report document class, but I've soon found out that ...
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header and chapter*

I find it strange that the page header in the chapter “Title2” is not updated in the example below: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{Title1} ...
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Line of dots in Table of Contents?

In my ToC, the "Bibliography" entry is treated as a chapter heading, so has no line of dots to the page number. However, as it has no sections, my publishers would like the line of dots. Same for ...
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Hiding chapter headings and including chapter name in section headings

I would like chapter names to not be printed but to appear in each section heading. For example: \chapter{Mychapter} \section{} \blinddocument \section{} Would print something like Mychapter 1 ...
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Personalizing chapter lines in table of contents

I am using scrbook and would like to tune my table of contents to look like the one in this book : http://biblefacts.org/church/Charisma.pdf , with a text saying "Chapter #" on top of each entry. I ...
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header and footer of the first page of every chapter

It maby be weird, I want to make header and footer for every page including the first page of each chapter, how can I do this?
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Changing the alignment of chapter headings and quotes in quotchap

How can I change the alignment of chapter headings and quotes in quotchap without modifying the .sty file? More specifically, I would like left-align the chapter headings and right-align the quotes.
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Chapter on any page, but recto after part

Using the book style, I need chapters to start on anypage (as in openany) BUT to be recto after a part (which is also recto). fussy eh!
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How to get the chapter name and other TOC data in the table of contents?

It's a good solution. But could you help me to change it a little bit. For example using report style in text I wrote: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tocloft,calc} ...
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Fancy Chapter Headings

I'm reading a document created with TeX, and it has rather nice chapter headings. Does anyone know how this was done? Update Ok, I've got quite far using TikZ, the only thing I haven't got is the ...
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Varying images at varying positions in Book and Memoir class chapter styles

I'm working on a chapter style: link (pdf) I want to use a different image at different positions in each chapter, sometimes even hanging into the title line (after the text), but the title line ...
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Center aligning chapters

I'm using the following to center align chapters. Heres the code \newcommand{\cchapter}[1]{\chapter[#1]{\centering #1}} And using \cchapter to format chapters. But the chapter heading for eg. ...
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fncychap package - reduce vertical gap/space between header and chapter heading

The package fncychap, using \chapter places the chapter heading 1/3 down the page. How can we place it closer to the top? That is; the words "Test Chapter" closer to the header "My Header" in the ...
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fncychap package - vertical gap/space between text and heading too large - how to reduce?

The below example shows the table large gap between the top of the table of contents its section heading. How can this gap be reduced? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} ...
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Vertical space after title of unnumbered chapters (bibliography/ToC)

The title pretty much says it all: It is possible to add arbitrary vertical space after the title of the ToC or bibliography page within the report document class?
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How can I redefine the base font size and change the size of the page number on chapter pages?

I've got a problem when editing a TeX file. I've changed \normalsize to 20pt by \newcommand{\mysize}{\fontsize{20pt}{\baselinestretch}\selectfont} \renewcommand{\normalsize}{\mysize} and this ...
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How to set the chapter style in report class

When a chapter starts, it appears as, e.g., Chapter 1 Introduction and it then in upper left corner of each page in the chapter the name appears as CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION But I want that ...
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How to get the veelo chapter style of the memoir class to pick up trimmed paper sizes?

I have defined how I want to cut my paper and I was planning on using the veelo chapter style. However it doesn't pick up the trimmed paper size correctly. See this example: ...
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How to control \chapter text related to \tableofcontents

How can I control \chapter text associated with \tableofcontents How to change the font size of \chapter{text} in TOC page. How to restrict TOC pages to ONE. (Two pages are coming as default). At ...
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How to format the chapter heading?

How can I change the chapter heading of the book class to typeset centered chapter names as shown in the image above?
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Distance between chapter title and text

In my scrreprt I've changed distance between paragraphs with \setlength{\parskip}{9pt}. But \parskip changes also distance between chapter title and the paragraph. How can I change distance between ...
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How to set the chapter style in report class?

I want to set chapters to look like 'bigger' sections. Now in the report class I have a style like: Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1. Section What I want to achieve is: Introduction ...
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Colored chapter titles with the quotchap package

I already changed the chapter numbers using \definecolor{chaptergrey}{} But there must be some way to change the chapter titles also. Someone knows how?
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Change font colour of bringhurst chapterstyle in memoir

I would like to change the colour of chapter titles in bringhurst chapterstyle. The following should work, but apparantly I have misunderstood something and am not able to get it to work, and would ...
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Figure in the Chapter

How can I put an image together with the chapter style in scrbook class (chaptername, chapternumber capitalized - left aligned -, and a figure above them, centered, like the scheme below)? ...
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Chapter number on page header is not updated in LaTeX document

I have a small technical problem but I have been unable to find a solution to it so far. In my thesis document, the chapter numbers that are displayed on page headers are not updated. It keeps on ...
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memoir without chapters

Is it possible to use memoir without having chapters?
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How can I display a short chapter name in the header and a long chapter name in the ToC?

I am writing a book and one of my chapter has a very long title. As it can't be displayed correctly on the top of even pages, I provide a "short title name" via the \chapter[short title]{long title} ...
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Problems with chapter headings going from dvi to pdf.

I want to redefine the chapter headings using some code that I took from a friend. It works fine when I create a dvi and I see it in Okular (it doesn't look fine using Evince), but when I try generate ...
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How to start new chapters on the right hand side

I use the report document class, and I would like that chapters always start on the right hand side, anyone an idea how this could be easily done?
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Publication details below chapter title

I would like to add some publication details below the title of the chapter. I got here already some useful comments, but I decided now to go with the epigraph environment. At the moment, the code ...
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Reference in LaTeX chapter style

I would like to add a note in the LaTeX Chapter environment that the work I am describing in the following has been published in a paper. In other words, it should look something like this: Chapter 6 ...
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Placing picture above \chapter?

Can anyone recommend/provide an example as to include pictures in the chapter headers? Any packages known for this? I have read about fncychap which looks great, but would still require add'l ...
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An 'abstract' at the start of every chapter?

I am using the book document class and what I would like to do is to have a abstract like text at the start of every chapter (in smaller font outlining what will happen in the chapter, etc.). I don't ...
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Keep chapter number of chapters inserted with \include

Okay, I've puzzled over this for a while and I can't work it out. I have a document with several chapters, using the memoir class. I've separated each chapter into separate files, and I'm including ...
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How do I get \chaptername to appear in the table of contents?

In my tex file I have changed the chapter name from 'Chapter' to 'Day', using: \renewcommand \chaptername {Day} But when I generate a table of contents it only shows '1' and not 'Day 1'. How do I ...