{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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Change the “language” of Pandoc

This is not directly a LaTeX question since I use Markdown to format my text but this subpart of "stack" seems the most correct place to ask my question. I generate my PDF with Pandoc from markdown ...
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How to “unbold” this?

I am using TeX maker and I am facing a small problem. What I am doing is I am including my abstract that is already found on another .tex file under the name (abstract.tex). Now the thing is my ...
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Centering chapter titles

In the MWE below. What is the most convenient way to center the titles Preface and Abstract, rather than setting them flush left? \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter*{Preface} ...
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Different bibliographies for each chapter with shared references

I tried to go through already posted solutions but I was not able to find one working for my case. I am compiling a ph.d. thesis with one main file, by including chapters. The format is the following ...
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Height chapter number or height chapter name in memoir

I use memoir class. I want add some vertical space before chapter name or chapter number. I got that with \beforechapskip command, but this way add a fixed vertical space for all chapters. There are ...
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KOMA-Script: How to style the title of a chapter

How does one apply a custom styling to the chaptertitle in KOMA-Script? I know about the existence of the titlesec package but I've read that it doesn't play very well with KOMA-Script which outputs a ...
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How to adjust line spacing in wrapped chapter lines with KOMA-script?

I'm using scrbook. Some chapter titles are long and wrap, some of those even twice. When it goes on the third line, the spacing is different than that between the first and second lines. Looks ...
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How to get rid of the “chapter” word with \leftmark?

I'm using fancyhdr to make customs headings and I would like to know if there is a way to get rid of the "chapter" when I use \leftmark in my header ? The document is in oneside report. Thanks !
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Change ToC to \section instead of \chapter

I'm using the report class, and because of this, my table of contents is also displayed as a chapter (i.e. using a chapter heading for "Contents"). This is overly large, and just causes my ToC to wrap ...
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How to change justification of chapter and chapter title?

I am using the report package for writing my project report. However, I need to make few changes in the report package in order to meet the university guidelines. Currently I am facing difficulties in ...
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Multiple chapters per page, only if they “fit”

I am typesetting a book which has some very short chapters. If two consecutive chapters are short enough, I would like to fit them both on the same page. Otherwise, the next chapter should always ...
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Changing the position of the Chapter heading

I am trying to alter the chapter heading that is preset in the book template. I have found a style I like from Vincent Zoonekynd’s web-page, http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html, ...
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Different chapter name in Table of Contents [on hold]

When I use \chapter in \appendix, it shows in the Table of Contents as Appendix 1 but other chapter names in Table of Contents show up as Chapter first. How can do it?
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Balance/flush columns at the end of each chapter in twocolumn layout

In a twocolumn layout, how can I balance columns at the end of each chapter? Package multicol is not appreciated because it doesn't offer nice float placement in the columns (floats are not allowed ...
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Formatting Chapter Headings

I am using documentclass book and generating short chapters (one or two pages each). The chapter headings use too much space. I want the title at the top of the page, not pushed down. I reduced ...
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Removing the word “Chapter n”

So I am trying to remove the words Chapter n, and replace it by the chapter title. BUT I want it to show up in the table of contents... (So I cannot use \chapter*{...}). Is there a way to achieve ...
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What is the command for writing out the chapter name in the memoir class? [duplicate]

Say I have \chapter{Test Chapter} in my document, and I want to insert the title of the chapter into some code or into the text further down the document, what is the command for inserting the ...
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Chapter section doesn't appear in the table of contents with a book

I'm using book style, but it happens with a report style, too. I'm using the \chapter* command and I want that the chapter section appears in the table of contents, but it doesn't appear. This is the ...
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Redefine chapter title appearance with arsclassica

\newcommand\Chapter[2]{ \chapter[#1: {\itshape#2}]{#1\\[2ex]\Large\itshape#2} } don't function for a result like this: My code: \documentclass[10pt,% % corpo del font ...
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How to create individual chapter PDFs

My document structure has one file with preamble (i.e. MainTex) and around 75 individual .tex files (i.e. Chapter_01, Chapter_02, ..., Chapter_75) representing each chapter. I am using \include ...
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custom chapter numbering with decimals

I would like to start a report with the Chapter 3.6 (and consecutive) until 3.9. I have been looking for these types of commands, but they are not working as I want. Please help
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Make only one page for each chapter

Is it possible to generate only one page per chapter(or section) without splitting the document file? The page width is fixed but the page height should be automatically adjusted by the content ...
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Adjusting the postion of chapter numbers in the Tufte-Latex class

I'm using the Tufte-latex book class, and trying to figure out how to use numbers in the chapters/sections. The default style has no numbers, which I turned off by commenting out this line: % Turn ...
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Giant number next to chapter title

I want to make chapter titles that look something like this: I'll be using a different font, but the idea is the same. If possible, I'd like it to work like this: Pick the size of the number ...
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LaTeX report - table of contents without chapter

I am trying to write a LaTeX report (using class report) but I don't want to use chapters, only sections, subsections and subsub. Using \renewcommand{\thesection}{\arabic{section}}, my sections ...
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What is the name of the variable containing the current chapter title?

Consider a chapter in a french book defined by: \chapter{Blablabla} It will generate the output: Chapitre I : Blablabla Then, we have the following variables: \chaptername corresponds to ...
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KOMA-Script scrbook: How to change V-space between chapter prefix and title

My university has style requirements for my dissertation that seem to be tailored to users of MS Word and the like. In particular, the formatting of section headers differs only by use of ...
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chapter headings change alignment to center and without the word “chapter”

I want chapter heading as 1. chapter_name and center aligned. How can I get this? I have searched the net for an answer but I am able to get only separate answers but not combined answer for the both ...
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How to add new chapter to an existing project?

Im new to the LaTeX. I'm working with the existing project, but now I want to add a new chapter to it. The document class i'm using is book. Please help me.
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Including chapter as a separate TeX file

I am trying to include a separate TeX file that will contain the text of a chapter, however when I try to point the main TeX file to the chapter TeX file, there is an error which claims to not be able ...
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How to use this chapter style such that it takes up less space?

I like the box chapter style from here: http://hstuart.dk/2007/05/21/styling-the-chapter/ Here is a MWE based on this style: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tikz, blindtext} ...
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Reset chapter name after modification

I have a second unnumbered chapter as you can see in the code below, but in output it displays with the previous chapter title so after some online research I've found this solution ...
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How do I change @makeschapterhead to center the title of chapter?

I redefined \@makechapterhead to short the space after and before a chapter title, but i don't know how to center it... any help? \makeatletter \def\@makechapterhead#1{% %%%%\vspace*{50\p@}% %%% ...
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Import \chapter into amsart

I would like to create a document with the appearance of amsart, but with added \chapter command (styled as in amsbook, or differently). How can I do that? I tried to make LaTeX load both amsbook and ...
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How do I get rid of the Chapter title? [closed]

I am using document class {book} and I want to get rid of the chapter titles. I don't want them to show up at the beginning of the chapter, but I do want the name of the chapter to still show up in ...
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Changing space before chapter without titlesec package

I am sorry if this is a repeated question, I could not find anything similar on the forum search. How to adjust the space before the chapter heading without using titlesec package. I tried this code ...
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Fancyhdr - No “Chapter” Word, but part number

I am having trouble defining my headers with the fancyhdr package. Here is what I want : - on the left page, on the left side : partnumber.chapternumber. Chapter Name - on the right page, on the right ...
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Package changes horizontal pipe to horizontal for chapter formatting

I need to change the style of my chapters to a different one. I found a package which would do that, and it works nicely. However, my code before the edit was like this: ...
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shaded letters in chapter [closed]

This week I have wrote this word : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{Monvert}{RGB}{229,36,36} \definecolorseries{MONVERT}{rgb}{last}{Monvert}{black} ...
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Decrease top margin of some chapters

I'm finishing my thesis in LaTeX, using class "book". I use a 1.5 line stretch with \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5}. Everything is ok, but I'd like the Abstract chapter (\chapter*{Abstract}) to ...
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Remove page-breaks after chapters in the report class?

So I am using the report class, and every time I try to create a new \chapter it creates it on a new blank page with just the title. I have tried using \usepackage{etoolbox} but I keep getting Latex ...
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Adjust margin: Chapter title extends in left margin

I am using a custom document class and template for my thesis. Both can be found here (they are really long, otherwise I'd copy and paste): ...
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How to make this as a memoir chapterstyle?

The Danish translation of Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle uses the following chapter style. Is it possible to somehow recreate this as a memoir chapter style? The text circle always has the ...
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Chapter and section number in margin and align chapter prefix with text in scrbook

I try to customize my chapter headings, without using additional packages like titlesec, as I'd like to avoid incompatibilities with all the other stuff around. I almost have what I want: ...
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avoid hyphenation in chapter title using tikz and titlesec

[This question is similar to the one here, but the solutions given there do not work in my context] In a (fairly complex) book I'm using titlesec and tikz to produce fancy chapter headings, basically ...
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How do I remove the word “chapter” from chapter titles in documentclass/style {Thesis} [duplicate]

I would like to have the chapter number at chapter title on the same line, so instead of: "chapter 1 chapter name" I would like "1 Chapter name" or "1. chapter name" i'm using ...
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Do I need titlesec or is fncychap enough for doing the following?

i would like to change the "chapter" style of the documentclass "report" to read something like 1. Introduction in stead of Chapter 1 Introduction Can anyone help me with this? Do I need ...
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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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Chapter heading style?

Hi I ran into a PHD thesis with a beautiful layout. Specially I love its chapter heading I link also the thesis: ...
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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 ...