{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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How to apply \cftafterpnum to specific entries (and add labels for columns of the TOC)

I'm trying to make a 3 column table of contents, which includes chapter name, page number, and a blank line for grading for a homework assignment. A previous question gave me the answer as to how to ...
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Chapter headings at different heights

I'm completely new to LaTeX - just started this morning, and I've come up agaisnt an annoying problem. For some reason when I compile my LaTeX code the vertical position of the Chapter 1 heading is ...
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Table of contents, chapter titles, section titles, etc.. are centered and chapter titles start in the middle of the page

I am beginning my Thesis and this is only the second time I've used TEX. I'm not sure how to get my Table of Contents, Chapter Titles, Sections and Subsections to appear on the left indent. In ...
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Nomenclature not being assigned proper page number

The following is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \newenvironment{preliminary}% {\pagestyle{plain}\pagenumbering{roman}}% {\pagenumbering{arabic}} ...
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Remove text formatting from chapter title

I'm having a problem with the chapter headings formatting. I would like to change only the first letter of each chapter, but for the lists of figures and tables chapters it's not working. Here is ...
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Chapter title formatting

I'm working in memoir class and would like to format my chapter headings like this: The author's name and years of birth-death are at the top, then a horizontal line the length of the above details, ...
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How do I compile tex chapters? [duplicate]

I want to compile and view just the chapter I'm working on. How do I do this? It seems way harder to do than it should be. Clarification: I'm not trying to print the main document with only a subset ...
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TikZ externalize causing problems with template

I have a large document (I'm using pdflatex with Eclispe and TeXlipse) with many (many) TikZ graphics (math function plots, most of them). In order to reduce (drastically I hope) compilation time I ...
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How to set document font to times new roman by command

I wanted to know how to set font of a document to Times New Roman and size to 12 for text and for Chapter Heading 14 only, for the whole document. I don't want to use the fontspec package for this. ...
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amsbook-class with small caps

Is it possible to tweak the amsbook-class such that the uppercase headings (e.g. Chapter 1) are changed to small caps? Are there any "typographical objections" in doing so?
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Vertical alignment of multiple consecutive tables

The aim is to align multiple (often quite large) consecutive captioned tables within respective chapters, for example: chap 1, table 1.1, table 1.2, table 1.3 --- chap 2, table 2.1, table 2.2... ...
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Chapter and its name not on the same line

Sorry for being unclear. I am a LaTeX beginner and have been struggling to place the chapter name with its number on the same line where chapter is. This is how it should be: The code itself was ...
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Right align memoir chapter style + appendix problem

Merry christmas to everyone. I'm trying to make a LyX template since I have to write three reports over the next 12 months. I'm using memoir and chapterstyle demo2. How can I 1) Right align the ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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Custom chapter heading

I'm currently writing my thesis, using the book class. I am trying to display the table of contents in this manner: And each chapter is displayed this way: I'm fairly new to latex and this is my ...
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Use different chapter title in TOC, in the first chapter page, and in header

Say I have two titles t1 and t2 for a chapter. I want to show t1 in TOC, and t2 in the first chapter page as well as the in the header. I use \chapter[t1]{t2} which works for TOC and the first ...
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How do I smash the p in chapter

In the table of contents, I have a green box around Chapter. I would like to cha\smash{p}ter so the word is vertically more aesthetically pleasing in the box. How do I smash the p in the definition ...
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How to add cover pages to appendices?

For my thesis, I need to have appendices preceded by a cover page. From school manual: As of now, I have \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} ... ...
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TeX capacity exceeded in Table of Contents due to macro

I'm working on a macro that when given Hello will make a chapter named hello, and number it like this: 1 - Hello, with the 1 - inside the margins. I also want it to automatically label the chapter by ...
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Formatting the thesis chapter title

I am presently working on my masters thesis. My code is as follows \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside]{thesis} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How can I get the word “Chapter” to be typeset in chapter headings (scrbook)?

I am using the scrbook class, and I want the word "Chapter" to appear in the heading of the chapter, instead of just the number. How can I do it? I tried \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Chapter} but ...
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Position of page numbers at the bottom in the whole document

I have a problem with the page numbers in my Master thesis and have been searching for a solution for a few hours now but since these problems are very individual and specific I was not able to find a ...
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Niceframe problem - what to do?

Building on the code from Gonzalo Medina, I managed to make a nice chapterstyle with niceframe. The problem is that it sometimes renders poorly, at least in Acrobat Reader: Needles to say, I don't ...
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Remove page number from chapter title page

I am typesetting a book and each chapter has its own title page. This is the code: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[spanish, es-lcroman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} ...
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Color background for chapter titles which stretches horizontally to the margins

I'm working on my chapter titles. I like them to have a background which stretches to the edge of the page. The drawbacks of the minimal document below are: The TOC also has the background, too. ...
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\usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} and missing numbering [closed]

I created my thesis using \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} for chapters. Sadly not all chapters of the parts are numbered. It's quite odd that in part I, chapters 1-2 are numbered but 4-5 are not. In part ...
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How to skip parskip linespread for all chapter definitions?

I'm trying to skip my parskip and linespread settings for all of my \chapter definitions. Here's my complete example: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,]{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Sections without chapters in a LaTeX document [duplicate]

I have a document generated by doxygen with just \section directives and no chapters, so they're getting numbered as 0.1 Section 1 0.2 Section 2 0.2.1 SubSection 1 How can I skip the chapter number ...
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No page numbers after chapters in the contents

Seems that digging for several hours for solution did not help me, so I must ask a question directly. So, I'm writing a book, that consists of chapters and sections. The deal is with the table of ...
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Chapter headings too wide for page, but won't break

I'm preparing a document (scrreprt) which has pretty long chapter titles. Apparently, those are too long: they exceed the right margin by quite a bit, and of course I'm getting Overfull \hbox ...
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Chapters numbering

A question about chapters numbering and the ToC. I do this: \include{disclaimer} \include{dedication} \include{epigraphe} \include{ackno} \include{abstract} \setcounter{page}{1} ...
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Assembling multiple beamer slide decks into “book” with “chapters” and TOC

I have a number of related beamer slide decks that I'd like to print as a bound handout "book". My file layout is as follows: A general include file (include.tex) used by most other files: ...
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Get chapter numbers as text in the report class

im trying to get my chapter numbers printed as text, but on the way there i messed up my section numbers with text "ONE" and "TWO" an such, here is what i was doing, This code centers, pull up and ...
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renew command chapter - suppress “chapter” show only number and name [duplicate]

I am using the report document class and would like to define the following behaviour when using the chapter command: Normally it makes the chapter the following way: \chapter{Theory} Chapter 1 ...
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How to get all CAPS chapter titles

Trying to get all CAPS chapter titles. Using the following, only the ToC chapter title is all CAPS: \documentclass{memoir} \renewcommand{\chaptitlefont}{\MakeUppercase} \begin{document} ...
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Put chapter title in the middle of a page (vertically)

I'm using fncychap package to customize my chapters' titles. I want to put the chapter title in the center of a separate page (vertically). \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} ...
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Reference non-included chapters in large document

I have a large document that contains many different chapters which reference each other. The body of the main latex file looks something like: \maketitle \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} ...
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How to get rid of “chapter”? [duplicate]

This picture shows my actual chapter design. It contains the Norwegian text "Kapittel" for chapter, and I want to get rid of it. How can I do this?
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Questions about chapter section and their formation

Hello, everyone, I want to arrange the chapter and section as the picture shown and The font should be Times New Roman, 12 point, could anyone give me some tips.
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Chapter number position

As default chapter looks like: "Chapter 1" I need it to be "1 chapter" How can I change number placement? I am using \documentclass[a4paper]{report}
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Hansen-like chapter heading

I'm trying to customize the book class chapter headings. Something similar to memoir Hansen chapter style might be cool. But I'm quite stuck right now since I can't make the chapter title overlap the ...
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“Chapter 2 1/2”: Custom Chapter Number [duplicate]

I'm copying to LaTeX my notes on Maths subject. My professor is quite weird, and "invented" a Chapter 2 1/2 (two and a half) between chapter 2 and chapter 3. For example: Chapter 2 Vector spaces and ...
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How can I add a list of sections within a chapter at the start of every chapter?

As the title says, I want to basically list all of the sections within a chapter in a small table of contents at the beginning of every new chapter. See the image for clarification.
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Alignment of Part and Chapter headings text

Following this question of mine, I try to make the start of part and chapter title headings "vertically parallel" (right term?). Example of what I get: ("." not visible only to show space ...
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Myriad Pro: Chapter number style of the toc with pdfLaTex

I use the MinioPro and MyriadPro fonts in my document. To compile I use the pdfLaTex. I would like to change the format of the table of contents. I'm looking for an option to make the chapter ...
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Chapter heading using report class

How do I "translate" the following from memoir class to report class? I'm currently writing a dissertation in report class and it would be great if I could use this chapter heading: ...
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Second optional input to \chapter to rename bookmark

I would like to include a second optional argument in \chapter's definition to be able to give the bookmark a name different from the one displayed on the toc. The reason for this is that on the toc ...
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Last chapter not appearing in table of contents

I am new to LaTeX. I have been creating a document with four chapters. As I am editing the chapters and compiling the code, sometimes Chapter 4 is being left out from the table of contents. To me, it ...
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How to define in one Chapter two parts

I was wondering where this is possible in LaTeX? Chapter 2 Part 1 Section 2.1.1 Section 2.1.2 Subsection 2.1.2.1 Subsection 2.1.2.2 Part 2 Section 2.2.1 ...
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Adjusting spacing on chapter heading for all sections of a thesis

My university recently changed the formatting standards for thesis/dissertations, and I'm working with a LaTeX style file that has been hacked on by several others. It more or less works, but every ...