{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 color of the chapter number (Oxford Thesis Template)

I'm writing my PhD thesis and I am using the Oxford Thesis Template. I would like to change the color of the chapter number (which is grey) in the beginning of this chapter. You can find the Oxford ...
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Change chapter numbers to words in Arabic

Instead of "Chapter 1" I want "Chapter one", but in Arabic. one => الأول and so on. In english, a solution exist: \usepackage{fmtcount,etoolbox} \makeatletter ...
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How can I put a minitoc before a chapter, on the facing page?

I'm writing a large book, using minitoc to put a small table of contents at the start of each chapter. But it looks terrible. I would like instead to put the minitoc on the facing page before the ...
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Texstudio doesn't recognize \chapter! [duplicate]

I have this simple latex code but texstudio doesn't recognize \chapter: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Centering some chapters in latex

In the following code, I am trying to center the acknowledgement, dedication, and cv chapters. However, when I use \usepackage{sectsty} to reduce the font size of sections in CV, these chapters donot ...
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Hide sections of specific chapter from table of contents

How do I hide all the sections and subsections of one chapter from the contents page? What I want is if I have this: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, draft, titlepage]{report} \begin{document} ...
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Removing header on chapter page

I am using the fancyhdr package where from what I understand the default is no header on the chapter pages, but I still have the header displaying the section name on all my chapter pages. I would ...
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What are major and sub headings?

What does a subheading mean in latex and what is a major heading? Say your latex file has Chapter 1 called CHEMICAL TOOLS and in that chapter you have three titles (xxx, yyy, zzz): Chapter 1 ...
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How to get the number of chapters in a document

TeX specialists! I write a document in LaTeX using the book document class. In a section at the beginning of my document I describe the structure of the document, listing all the chapters and short ...
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Unbold frontmatter chapter names in table of contents [duplicate]

According to the thesis guidelines set out by my university, the Chapter names in the table of contents must be bold. But all sections in the prefatory sections must be normal font (unbold) in the ...
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Bibliography clash with chapter style

I've used the custom chapter style from the following post Chapter style like this without memoir? The problem I have encountered is that the Bibliography automatically appears as an appendix. I do ...
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How to reduce the space consumed during the beginning of a chapter?

When I begin a document with some chapter heading a lot of space is consumed at the top how do I reduce this?
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change appendix heading from Chapter A to Appendix A

I am writing my thesis. The format requirement is to make the appendix chater name as APPENDIX A TITLE but name tex code is doing CHAPTER A TITLE Below is the snippet: \being{document} ... ...
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Bibliography treated as an appendix

I am working on a thesis in the book document class and have redefined my chapter style headings using the following code that I found online. It works pretty well with the exception that it treats ...
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Chapter Styling

I'm writing a thesis and would like to have the pages on which a new chapter start look fancier than they currently do. I like the example on this page: how can I create a chapter heading like this? ...
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How to recolor the chapter numbering and text in memoir?

I'd like to use the default chapter style in memoir, but change the color to, say, blue. How is this done?
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Combine independent LaTeX documents into one scrbook?

I have several independent LaTeX files, and i would like to combine them in one scrbook in a consistent way, so that each LaTeX document is a new chapter within the book. Moreover the page numbering ...
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Publication list in Ph.D. thesis

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis and I would like to add a list of the publications my thesis is based on. I would like the list to be in the first pages of the thesis, so I put it at the end of the ...
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Modify Fancy Chapter Heading

In the solution provided in Customizing Chapter style for a chapter heading, how do you go about adding the image like that asked for in the original question like this: Here is the original code: ...
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Align custom chapter heading to the left

I am using a custom calss called ufpethesis, based on the book class, to format my masters thesis. My aim is to insert the chapter numbering to the left of the chapter title, have it aligned to the ...
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Get the number of pages in a chapter

Is there any way to call up the number of pages in a given chapter? I'm using the \chapter command to separate chapters, and I want to be able to write something like: Chapter 1 has [number of pages] ...
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How to change the first page (layout + geometry) of each chapter in a report?

I have the following problem: I want to lift the title of each chapter (so there's less vertical free space) and put the number before. Which means the layout from default settings *much free ...
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Add “chapter” word into TOC using tocbibind package

I want to add "Chapter" word before chapter number in Table of Content. I have searched the solutions but the most answered question is when we using tocloft package that I didn't use. Can I give that ...
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How can I costumize the ToC for 2 different types of chapters?

I already have ((re)new)defined a 2nd type of the \chapter macro for I have two different types of chapters. But they have one counter, which appears for every chapter in ToC. Here's a MWE: ...
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Can I redefine \chapter? Where do I find the defaults of the standard commands?

I need two different types of first-chapter-pages in one document. One type (Typ I) is for "normal" chapters appearing as chapters. The other type (Typ II) is for the Appendix ("Anhang"), the list of ...
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Start new chapter on same page

I am using report document class. When I create a new chapter, it starts it on a new blank page in which only the chapter name appears. I want to be able to start new chapters on the same page as the ...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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Changing the design of the first page of a new chapter

I have a chapter located in the back-matter part of a book-class document which I want to change the style for. More precisely, I do not want to have the same big amount of space empty before the ...
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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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How to avoid a blank page when using \chapter*{}

So when using \chapter*{} this introduces a blank page before the next \chapter*{} I'm guessing it is because I am using a book format, tried putting it into a new group and clearing double page but ...
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Chapter title in header too long

How can I format the header on every page displaying the title of the current chapter? In one of my chapters the title is too long so it is running out of the page. Here's a minimal example of my ...
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How to set chapter number as roman in title page but become arabic when stack with section numbering?

I have a problem for my thesis formatting. Can we possibly set chapter number as roman but become continuously arabic when stack with section number like this? (never mind the page numbering, I guess ...
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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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Help changing Title Format

I managed to find this code snippet somewhere a while back which made my chapter titles look fancy: \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\normalfont\Large\raggedleft} {\MakeUppercase{\chaptertitlename}% ...
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Combining \chapter command and \newcommand

I attach my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \newcommand{\upper}[1]{\expandafter\MakeUppercase\expandafter{#1}} \begin{document} \chapter{\upper{Foo bar}} ...
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Thesis structure

I'm trying to structure my thesis in LaTeX using a template downloaded from an University site. The template is made by a "main" file that uses different .tex files for each chapter. When I work on ...
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Page Numbers Resets to “0” at the Beginning of a Chapter [closed]

I've been looking to solve this problem for a while now. I use some custom document class that can be found here The page numbers reset itself at chapter 3 to "0". I used \hl{highlighted area} to ...
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Chapter start gets pushed on following page (NOT the “openright/openany-problem”)

It is hard to find answers to this question, as it sounds similar to the basic "How to start chapter on every page"-question. But this is different. Latex pushes the start of a chapter that contains a ...
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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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Chapter formatting in classicthesis broken [closed]

I've been using the classicthesis package for a project. It provides parts, chapters and sections for structuring the document, and a chapter beginning is supposed to be formatted like this: In the ...
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Mdframed as Chapter Title

I am trying to compile exercises into on sheet of paper each, and treat the Exercises as Chapter. And then I will \begin{enumerate} \item Hi Mom \item Hi Dad \item Hi there \end{enumerate} ...
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Remove “Chapter” from a book text

I am finishing my master thesis and I need to remove the "Chapter" name from my chapter without removing the relative number of the chapter. (I am using the book class) What I have now is: ...
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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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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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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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Create your own header

I want to create af header like chapters. The command should be \Apendiks{} and then it should do like if I had written \chapters{The first Chapter}. \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0cm}{0cm}{2pt}%pbk ...
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Format title for \chapter*{}

I have formatted Chapter titles using the package titlesec, but the formatting is unsuccessful in applying to my chapters with an asterisk *, (those chapters which I do not want appearing in my table ...
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Centered lineheaders with classicthesis package

I began to use the classicthesis package which is very close to a word theme I used to work with before. The package is configured like that : ...
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Spacing between Header and Chapter Titles

I have the following template: %Loading in the packages \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[a4paper, width=150mm, top=25mm, bottom=25mm ,bindingoffset=6mm]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} ...