{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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Thumb index for parts

I found this script but couldn't manage to adjust it for parts. Here's what I got so far: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{background} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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A \cite{} as name for a chapter header

I'm writing a document where each chapter is a reading record of a paper. So I want the name of the chapter to be the title of the paper, and the header of the chapter to be the short citation of the ...
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Removing Chapter from the Chapter heading using a.cls file

Sorry if this is an easy question, however I am relatively new to LaTeX and have been trying to understand some of the code in a .cls file. I'm trying to remove the Chapter from the \chapter headings ...
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Titlesec command blocked by frontmatter

\frontmatter blocks the propagation of the \titleformat from the preface to the first chapter. Is there a way to avoid that ? \documentclass[11pt,A4]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Skipping Chapter numbering but getting the Chapter layout

I'd like to set up the structure of my report as follows. Different chapters should have a nice big heading, like the one of the Chapter environment, and should be separated in the table of contents ...
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More economic and robust command for abstract at the beginning of chapters

I want to put an abstract at the beginning of each chapter. I have cooked up a command in that aim, but it looks neither economic, nor robust (sometimes it is shifted to the right). How to improve ...
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Replace the text 'Chapter' with custom text in Memoir [duplicate]

How can I replace the word 'Chapter' with some other text string in Memoir class? So, instead of Chapter 1, it appears as, say, MyChapter 1. Also, the text is in Devanagari script so MyChapter will ...
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Conditions for fancy chapter title

I use a book class and here is a part of my fancy title page for the mainmatter chapters. \newlength\chapterwidth \settowidth\chapterwidth{\huge\chaptertitlename} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] ...
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How to inject text globally into memoir class crosshead chapterstyle [closed]

I wish to add a pifont character (actually \ding{80}) to appear spaced after all chapter numbers, and spaced before chapter headings, like this: 2 * Light, where * represents the character I want ...
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How to make this chapter heading style?

As fncychap has no such chapter style, and using the memoir class will cause a lot conflicts with my current settings (book class), how to make this style (perhaps using the titlesec package)? title ...
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Give \printglossaries a section number and customize the name?

When I print my glossary using \printglossaries it prints the glossary on a chapter level (at least it gives it the style of a chapter heading + it appears in the index on a chapter level). However, ...
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Spacing problem with customized chapter style

I customized the chapter style like (book class): More space between the Chapter title (1 row) and the Lines Less space between the Chapter title (2 or more rows) and the Lines How to solve ...
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Making section headers look like chapter headers

I would like to make my section headers look like this with the titlesec package. Is there a good way to do that? EDIT - I am using the scratcl document class.
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How do I lift the chapter title in Koma-script so it is aligned with chapter prefix?

I currently have this: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{mwe} \renewcommand*{\chapterformat}{\mbox{\chapappifchapterprefix{\nobreakspace}\scalebox{3}{\thechapter}\enskip}} \begin{document} ...
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How to write dedication properly?

I'm trying to make some line vertical-spaces in dedication. But, I couldn't find how. Here is the code that I'm using: \newenvironment{dedication} {\clearpage % we want a new page ...
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Problems with line-break in Chapter Title using a custom Command for Chapter

If you have to force a line break in a chapter title, this would be possible doing so: \chapter[][A Long title that has to be broken,\\ how sad is this!] But in my document I had to define my own ...
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In Lyx how do I get chapters to start on odd pages

I'm using Lyx and I want the pdf output to print Contents, new chapters and bib on a odd page. How can I do this? What information do you require from lyx? Class is Report. Document > ...
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How to achieve this chapter style without using the memoir class?

As fncychap has no such chapter style, and using the memoir class will cause a lot conflicts with my current settings (book class), how to make this style (perhaps using the titlesec package)? Table ...
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Head style and Contenst problem

I have two problems in one. I am writing my thesis using the package fancyhdr, and all my chapters look great. However I have to add some parts, which are not chapter but I would like to have the ...
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How to wrap section?

I would like to wrap the section. How can I do it? The following code is my MWE. \documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,parskip=half,numbers=noenddot,bibliography=totoc]{scrbook} ...
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\chaptertitle from titleps ignored after redefinition of \chapter macro

The following MWE shows that, if the \chapter macro is redefined as in a previous question of mine: Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands, the \chaptertitle macro from ...
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ALL CAPITAL Roman Numeral Chapter Style. How?

Question revised: What must I do to make "Chapter 1" display as "CHAPTER I", "Chapter 2" as "CHAPTER II", and so forth? Background and details: This is a requirement for my thesis. I've searched a ...
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Chapter formating, and TOC

I want to modify the chapter title in chapters without number (Namely, table of contents and bibliography). For this porpoise I used the following: \def\@makeschapterhead#1{ ...
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Insert chapters into letter document

I am writing an extensive letter document, and I would like to put a summary and a few chapters inside it. Is it possible to do that? Here my preamble: ...
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Prefix Appendices in the Table of Content

I am using a predefined Latex-document for my master thesis. I wanted to add some appendicies, so I added some chapters after the bibliography. These chapters appear nicely formated, and are ...
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Arabic chapter numbers in ToC, Words in chapter headings in ConTeXt

My first post on tex.sx, so bear with me... The Goal: Arabic chapter numbers in the Table of Contents, and Words in the chapter headings (i.e. Chapter One) Seems simple enough, but I'm having the ...
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insert chapters into document [duplicate]

I am having trouble inserting chapters into my document. When I use: \chapter{My Chapter} the pdf simply displays 'My Chapter' in normal font, with no "Chapter 1" etc etc. My document is set out ...
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Change font family locally (using package with limited scope)

I want to be able to use small caps for chapter headings. According to Using \textsc{} within \section{} CM default font does not support small caps so I need to use: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in ...
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Customizing chapter's title

How to make this in LaTex? I'm already making the chapter title using this: \def\@makechapterhead#1{% \vspace*{10\p@}% {\parindent \z@ {\reset@font \usefont{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} \LARGE Chapitre ...
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How can I add chapter support to and find information about the paper class?

I typed paper instead of report by accident as the argument of \documentclass... and discovered that paper is very, very nice. However, it doesn't seems to support chapters. How can I add chapter ...
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Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands

For the unnumbered sections units of documents built with a personal class (which inherits from the book class), I'd like to use: not the starred form of the corresponding commands, instead the ...
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Clarification on old Comment

This post has a very nice answer from Martin Scharrer Fancy Chapter Headings The OP responds saying that he added a ~ after chapter and number for a nicer layout. What does he mean?
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Center chapter name in the table of contents

I am adding chapter name for a set of sections with the following code: \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{\protect\numberline{}Chapter I} However, Chapter I is left-sided. What I want is something ...
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How to have chapter heading style different in chapters with number and chapter without numbers?

I use the following code to change the chapter heading style \usepackage{titlesec} \definecolor{RoyalRed}{RGB}{157,16,45} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\centering\normalfont\bfseries\LARGE} ...
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Modifying formatting of Table of Contents heading

I am finishing up my Master's thesis and need to modify the formatting of the heading for the Table of Contents (TOC). My university's guidelines require "TABLE OF CONTENTS" to appear in all caps in ...
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Memoir hangnum chapter number in right margin switch?

With regards to the built in styles in memoir, is there a simple command or option to reverse the hangnum chapter style to be right aligned and put the chapter number in the right margin? I have come ...
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blank page between table of contents and list of figures

How I can add a blank page between table of contents and list of figures ? List of figures should begin in the right page
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How I can get correct page-numbering?

Writing a text into chapters, when compiling, the pages of each chapter are numbered starting from number 1, although in the PDF displays the correct total page of text. At the beginning of each ...
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How to remove unwanted header?

I've made a page of my book for the conclusion, is only one page so I don't want to make a true chapter for it because is only one page so I've used \chapter*{}. The problem is that the next page ...
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Chapter title format back to default

I messed with various chapter title formats and now that I want to go back to default i.e Chapter 1 Title I only get 1.Title which misses "Chapter 1" appearing before the chapter title. I ...
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Customizing chapter style with tikz

How can I customize chapter style like below picture? Thank you in advance.
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KOMA-Script: Making Preface Page Like Chapter

I am finishing setting up my thesis LaTeX document using scrreprt class. I am trying to add the final touches which include a List of Acronyms. Now I want it to look exactly the same as the ToC does ...
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ToC-title formatting problem

I am relatively new to Latex and I came across a problem I am not able to fix myself. From a friend I got a number of commands for formatting my chapter titles, which works quite well, unfortunately ...
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Removing gap above “Chapter X” introduces problems with the text formatting

I am trying to get the page layout of my thesis sorted out. I am using fancyhdr to give me the page number in the top right and chapter name in the top left with a horizontal rule under, and sectsty ...
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How to add images at the top of the chapter title

How to add images at the top of the chapter title. A sample snapshot like this(here circles are images): The SWE is: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Changing the font size of all the sections or sub sections

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \section{Hello World} {\fontsize{20}{24}\selectfont \lipsum[4] } \lipsum[1] \end{document} Here I can modify ...
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fancyheaders definition ornament

I would like to add some part of code related with ornaments in chapter name to my fancy header definision file. % Datei fancyheaders.tex \usepackage{fancyhdr} % Paket laden \pagestyle{fancy} % ...
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KOMA-script scrreprt: Chapter Heading Size Customisation

This is a continued question from my previous thread I am setting up LaTeX to write my thesis using scrreprt. I have implemented with success all the advised and suggested solutions and have tried to ...
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Modifying the section style

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.misc,arrows} \newcommand\titlebar{% \tikz[baseline,trim left=0.5cm,trim ...
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Book Class: Instructor's Guide [closed]

I am currently an undergraduate student finishing my bachelor's in mathematics. For my Complex Analysis course, my instructor personally chose me to create an Instructor's Guide for the course. The ...