{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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Minitoc and unnumbered chapters

I am writing my thesis and I have the following problem with the minitoc. I would like my first chapter (the introduction) to be unnumbered. But when I use \chapter*{Introduction} all the ...
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LaTeX: chapter & section title (background) colour

I wanted to make my chapter and ((sub)sub)section titles as follows (compiling by XeTeX-ing): White chapter title on background RGB 10,30,96 (defined as "ugentblauw") (Sub(sub))section title RGB ...
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Background color across the entire textwidth for chapter headings - koma script

I have a very similar question to this old (and already answered) one: Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea However, the solutions provided there only work for ...
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How to remove bold font in Chapter number and pages in toc when using report class?

I have found a number of similar questions and answers and tried them all, but none seem to be working for me. I tried using the tocloft package and then \renewcommand for \cftchapfont and ...
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how can I create a chapter heading like this?

Hi I want to format my chapter of my thesis as shown in the figure. How can I do it? Can you suggest me some fancy latex templates for a phd thesis?
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Figure that spans over two pages with a column at the end of the right page [duplicate]

Anyone has an idea how to make something like this in Latex?
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Chapter and table of contents [duplicate]

I'm trying to insert a chapter in my work (documentclass is book) without giving it a number \chapter*{Introduction} but in this way I can't find the chapter in the table of contents. Qhy? Can I ...
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Chapter title page with a tikz mindmap image

This question is an extension of Visual table of contents using tikz mindmap or similar. Now, I would like to use the mindmap for a given chapter on that chapter page, to produce something like the ...
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Title format and unnumbered sections

I'm writing a report that requires a particular style for titles as given by: \titleformat{\chapter}{\fontsize{22pt}{0}}{}{0em}{\bf\LARGE\thechapter\\ ~} This shows up as intended below: ...
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Putting titles in color boxes [duplicate]

I'd like to know how I can a Chapter title into a color box and change the style and personalize it. The only thing I could do, at the moment, is... What I like to do is change the style of the ...
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Customizing clean thesis

I am using the cleanthesis template. In this template, there is no paragraph by default. As explained in Getting back the paragraph in cleanThesis?, the paragraph can be re-established by commenting ...
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Can someone walk me through how this command works?

I am trying to make it so that my chapters aren't labelled as 'chapter 1', 'chapter 2' etc. I just want it to have the number, with no 'chapter'. I want the word 'chapter' gone. A quick Google search ...
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In book style, how to change the chapter according to style guide

Well for our style we wish to have "small" chapters using the book style (mainly to have \frontmatter grouping) Now the styles are mainly about where and how the numbering of the chapters happens: ...
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Working on a chapter at a time

I'm writing a document which I want to split into several chapters, each chapter in its own .tex file. My main document has the preamble and I use \include commands to include each chapter. My ...
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First chaptertitles position & style problem

This is how my document is looking. For the table of contents and introduction, I wanted to use a lighter block and no number, but there seems to be something wrong with the positioning of the ...
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Theorem numbering in an unlabeled section at the beginning of a chapter

In the memoir class, I would like to have my theorems labeled according to the sections, e.g., Theorem 1.2.3. However, sometimes I have theorems at the beginning of a chapter before the first section ...
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Hyperref chapter in twocolumn mode (without using multicols)

I'm using the scrreprt class in twocolumn mode with hyperref: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[twocolumn]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Compiling from chapter

I'm new to LaTeX. I created a new document with the following structure \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{appendix} % ... % \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Koma Script handbook says chapters can start on any page using headings=openany?

On page 87 of THE GUIDE: Koma Script [2015-1-14] under the section "Structuring of Documents" the guide lists many "options" for changing the default output of \chapter sectioning, such as ...
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New page for chapters but not for sections

I would like my report to show the chapter headings in the next page but the sections on the same page. It is a double page report. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \chapter{Introduction} ...
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Sectioning and Chaptering in AMSart not working at all w/example

I am wondering why AMSart which reputedly supports sectioning and chaptering doesn't compile my chapter headings at all. I have a non-working example here which shows that neither the section nor the ...
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Removing the zero in the chapter numbering

I have a line of code to hide "Chapter" and just head every chapter in the format "ChapterNumber" + "." + "ChapterTitle". However, the Table of Contents is assumed to be "Chapter 0", so it shows "0. ...
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How to properly include long chapter titles into headings?

I am writing a PhD thesis which contains a long chapter title: On the edge of universality of sequential P systems When I use standard headings pagestyle, then the title in the heading overflows ...
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Defining a new environment for chapter

I would like to define a new environment for chapter. to looks like this or much better (good-looking) without using \chapter*{1\ \textarabic{سورة الإخلاص }} and ...
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Remove empty page before chapter

I keep getting empty pages and am struggling to remove them. :/ This is the documentclass I am using \documentclass[fontsize=12pt, paper=a4, headinclude, twoside=false, parskip=half+, ...
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Margin & style difference front page

Okay, a lot of questions have been asked about this already but I still couldn't really find the answers I was looking for. There's this standard front page I need to use for my thesis that has these ...
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MacTex different chapter margins in different cases

I'm totally newbie in TeX and looking for help. I need to configure chapter styles according to requirements given by my university. It requires chapter to have top margin of 18pt and of 36pt if it ...
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Better two-column balancing? [duplicate]

I am looking for a better way to balance columns at the end of each chapter of a two-column layout. I have found several relevant approaches: use \documentclass[onecolumn]{memoir} and ...
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LaTeX Chapter start on same page, spacing error

I'm trying to use this code for no use of \clearpage for chapters in a report. \makeatletter \patchcmd{\chapter}{\if@openright\cleardoublepage\else\clearpage\fi}{\par}{}{} \makeatother The command ...
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Displaying chapter + section

I want to display on every page header of my document the chapter/section/subsection number and name so that, for example, if we are scrolling down along the chapter 4, Utilities, it says ...
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Add word 'Chapter' before chapter number in toc (memoir class)

i want to have the word 'ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ' which means Chapter in greek, before the chapter number in the table of contents and the 'ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ' before appendices, i am using memoir class and the command ...
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Tufte Latex Class - First chapter has no number

I'm starting to get a little desperate. My first chapter has no number and I can't figure out why. To get chapter numbers I used \setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} . This works perfectly for every chapter, ...
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The blank page between last chapter and list of symbols

I have problem with blank page but the answers I've found here didn't work. I have found two (unwanted) ways how to get rid of the page (under the code): \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Making chapters bold in table of contents

Problem: How do I make chapter titles bold in the below MWE? Minimal working example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \begin{document} %: ...
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\backmatter not working

I am using the commands \frontmatter, \mainmatter and \backmatter to distinguish between the different parts of the thesis. The first two works fine, the \backmatter doesn't: the pages numeration ...
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Header in chapter with chapter marks/info

I want to have header in chapter page but it must include the chapter's number as well. For example, in Chapter 1 the header should include the nunber of the chapter 1. I have found the: ...
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removing chapter title in one of my chapters?

I have written my thesis in LaTeX (xepesian) and I have customized my chapters title as follows, ‎\makeatletter‎ ‎\def\thickhrule{\leavevmode \leaders \hrule height‎ .‎5ex \hfill \kern \z@}‎ ...
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Font Inconsistency in fncychap

I am using the Sonny style for chapter headings in fncychap package. I noted that the font for chapter headings and the one for section headings are different. This seems very odd. Preferably, I would ...
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Interaction with green chapter titles — right paren shows up black

I use \setupinteraction[state=start] and \setupcolors[state=start] for making the entries of the table of contents interactive, and all entries show up green. But in the backmatter a chapter title ...
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Includeonly for files in subdirectory

I have a book and I have all my chapters stored in a subdirectory chapters. How do I use \includeonly on those files? My current attempts have not been working. MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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How to change the position of the Chapter Number (pedersen style of memoir)

I am creating a document using the memoir class and pedersen style. In my document which is mainly portrait, I have to display some diagrams in a landscape orientation. Unfortunatley, one of the pages ...
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Change font size of specific chapter

I have set the options of my chapter titles which are fine. However, for one specific chapter title (statement of authorship) I would prefer the title to be smaller than all the preceeding chapter ...
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Chapter with specific number (1, 1b, 2, 2b, 3, 4)

Currently I use a manually declared version of the chapter title. But the idea is to extend it to use specific and manually chosen number of the chapters. I try to obtain numbers like this 1, 1b, 2, ...
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Customize KOMA section headings without titlesec

A quick question: Is it possible to change the name of a part/chapter/section with some sort of command? For example, I have a chapter called "Important Things". I created this chapter with the ...
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Coloured swatch per chapter

I know that this should be possible, but I'm not sure how to go about it. I would like to have a small rectangle appear on each page (outside edge), which runs right up to the edge of the page, and ...
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Chapter and Section format

I want my chapter titles to look as they would with the code below. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage{amssymb,latexsym} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Display the algorithm number based on the chapters

I have to number the algorithms based on the chapters that they appear. I have used the command \listofalgorithmes. But still I have the issues. Please refer to the attached codes and figures ...
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Start only some chapters on right-hand side after a set page/chapter

I'm working on my masters thesis, and have a fairly decent structure (I feel..), but I have one issue. I want my chapters to start on the right-hand side, which in itself is not hard to do. However, ...
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Make \sections in book class start on the right (odd pages)

I'm using the book documentclass, but I use \section instead of \chapter to structure it. Is it possible to make the sections start on the right (odd pages)?
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How to typeset numbering of problems as in “Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic Curves” [closed]

I would like to typeset solutions to a book in algebraic geometry. Namely, the author numbers the chapters like in 1 Some topics in commutative algebra 1.1 Tensor products 1.1.1 Tensor product of ...