{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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Vertically center block of text including chapter for dedication page

I have a dedication page in my book (using \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,openany,oneside]{book}. It is in a separate chapter and contains two small paragraphs. The chapter is on a separate page. At the ...
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Unnumbered chapter in the table of contents [duplicate]

I have two unnumbered chapters: Introduction and Conclusion, using \chapter*{title}. I'd like that would be shown in the table of contents. Is there a way to do that?
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Dynamically create document chapters based on directory tree

For creating document structure I usually use something like this: \section{1} Text for chapter 1 \section{2} Text for chapter 2 \subsection{2.1} Text for chapter 2.1 \subsubsection{2....
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Error message “invalid escape sequence near ”\%" when tex.sprint is inside a \chapter command

The error message "invalid escape sequence near "\%"" occurs only when a \luaexec tex.sprint is placed inside a \chapter command: why ? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{luacode} \begin{document} \...
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Multiple chapters in knitr

I'm using knitr and RStudio and I can't seem to combine multiple chapters into a single file. The code below works great, but it only includes the first .rnw-document. What's the syntax for a vector ...
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How to set font family of chapter labels

This question provides a code to set chapter font using titlesec, but doesn't say how to change the font family of each part (label and title). How to change the font family of the "Chapter first" in ...
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Remove chapter from ToC without losing the numbering in the document

I'm trying to remove a chapter in the ToC to instead replace it with a custom text. A easy way is do like this: \chapter*{Chapter} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Custom chapter name} But this ...
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customized chapter 'number'

Admit, this is a very special question, but I am quite sure, that it is realizable with LaTeX. I would like not to count my chapters like 1 foo 1.1 Problems 1.2 Solutions 2 bar 2.1 Problems 2....
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minitoc problem

I 'm writing my phd using Thesis.cls But i have a problem with minitoc. The table of content of each chapter doesn't appear. This my MWE: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{Thesis} \graphicspath{{...
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Chapter list in TOC whilst using \chapter{} only

I have a fiction book to typeset and I am using scrbook class as I thought that it is very flexible. For every chapter beginning I am using \chapter{} command and leave the field inside {} empty, so ...
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Request: Help recreating a word template for LaTeX

I'm fairly new to LaTeX. I've tried to do this myself for one week and decided I need help. I don't think posting my own code will help, so I'll just get to the point. This (above) is the cover of ...
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Adding section header to appendix

I am currently using the appendix package and would like to add some form of header to the appendix section. For example currently my appendix starts with Appendix A as its title, I would like it to ...
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Chapter Styling with background color out of textwidth

I tried to use hbox/wbox, tabular and colorboxes. Just look at image and this source. Could anybody help with correct styling? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \...
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Format the chapter name to have letterspacing

I'm using the memoir class, and the microtype and titlesec packages. I have the chapter names appearing in smallcaps, and I would like the spacing between the letters increased a little bit. Here's ...
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Chapter with one big table appears one page later on ToC [closed]

I have made a chapter with no header (like I saw it in this question Start a new chapter without heading) that consists only of a big table. The chapter appears in the table of contents, but one page ...
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I want to add a bookmark to the beginning of the included document

I use \chapter*{myChapter} in order to avoid printing the string Chapter on my title page. This is good except for the fact that there is no bookmark anymore in the .pdf file. I read about inserting a ...
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Chapter header wanted in a separate page

As the title indicates I want the chapters' titles to appear in the middle of a separate page.
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Making sub-chapters [duplicate]

I'm writing a book and I wanted to add sub-chapters like : Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3.1 Chapter 3.2 Chapter 3.3 Chapter 4 I've quite found an answer there but it's not working the way I ...
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How do I precede a chapter number with 0?

I'm using the memoir class to typeset a novel. I have formatted the chapter display as below. The chapter numbers are displayed as '1', '2', '3', etc. How do I pad the chapter numbers less than 10, ...
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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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How can i split the chapter name in two lines, i have style file provided by college?

% % This is a version of NITC Seminar/Thesis/Dissertation latex format. Modified from the Old Dominion University Latex thesis template to confirm to NITC thesis % format. Modifications done by N ...
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How to remove this title from mini ToCs?

How to remove "Whatever it is" from just the two mini ToCs? (I want it to remains in the main ToC.) \documentclass[notoc]{tufte-book} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \begin{...
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How to set a page number to a chapter in table of contents? [closed]

I have a chapter: \chapter*{Introduction générale}\markboth{Introduction générale}{Introduction générale} In the table of contents was declared on the third page but the chapter is in the first ...
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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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set counter chapter with float

I am trying to set a counter chapter with float like this : \setcounter{chapter}{2.3} I am getting this error alc Error: `.' invalid at this point.
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I want to change the chapter name i.e introduction to upper case and want to reduce the spacing between chapter1 and chapter name

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{times} \usepackage[a4paper, left=1.25in,right=1in,vmargin=0.75in]{geometry} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \renewcommand{\chaptername}{...
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“Inspirational” quote at start of chapter

I recall seeing a package to make quotes like that of the following image at the start of a chapter, but I can't seem to find it again. (This image is from the book Combinatorics and Graph Theory ...
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including chapters in content list [closed]

I have no specific definitions in my latex file, I only use \tableofcontents. However, in the content list, the chapter names are not shown (I defined them by \chapter{example}). How can I see the ...
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table of content: bad result with addcontentsline

i have a poor result when i try to add the introduction which is an unnumbered chapter to table of content through the command addcontentsline. LaTeX put the number of the page immediately next to the ...
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Include a package in one chapter only

I have this package that removes the header from the pages \fancypagestyle{noheadrule}{ \fancyhf{} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0pt} \fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage} } \pagestyle{...
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Number chapter disappeared

I have no idea what happend. I had to reset TexStudio because it didn't show me the preview. Now there isn't chapter's numbers. Before I had: Chapter 1, Chapter 2 etc. with its title. Now there's only ...
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How can I make \chapter (or other command) do nothing?

I tried renewcommand like this: \renewcommand\chapter{} But when I write \chapter{test} in my document there still is text "test" just without any formatting.
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author chapter table of contents [closed]

I am using the following: \documentclass[10pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \renewcommand{\thesection}{\arabic{section}} \...
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Problem with a custom chapter definition and scrlayer-scrpage

I have written a custom chapter command that uses tikz to draw a box for the title, add a picture and other stuff. So far everything works as expected, but the marking for the chapter of the headline ...
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Changing “language” settings used by Pandoc for generated output [Pandoc template variables]

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 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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using \include for unnumberred chapters and sections ->tableofcontent mess?

I want to have a document with the following preconditions: sections in separate files -> \include{} chapters and sections are unnumbered -> using \addchap{} and \addsec{} chapter headings should ...
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Chapters not starting on the same height

And I have no idea why ! Why in my example, do I have the first chapter ok, and the second that stand higher on the page ? \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Insert chapter Number inside a symbol and a block of text too

The author of a book I am editing would like to insert a certain symbol inside the Chapter Numbers of his book. He wants this: Is there a way to insert a symbol in background and be able to write ...
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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 to include chapters in list of fixmes using KOMA-Script

How can I add the chapter to the \listoffixmes (lox-list) from the {fixme}-Package? I found a lot of solutions for adding the chapter/section to the list of figures / tables / ... but non of them ...
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Understanding of a Chapter Style Code

I am trying to get a fancy style for my report, and I found one online here I used it for another report, but not exactly with the same code. I wanted to play around with it, change things, and ...
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How to delete the header from introduction chapter?

I write a report and I want to write an introduction before the first chapter,so I put this at the begin of "Introduction file": \chapter*{Introduction générale} \label{Introdution} I have 3 pages ...
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Optimize Chapter Styling

Im currently writing my thesis and use a premade template to style my chapter headings (Modified nr 26 at http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/LaTeX_samples_chapter/0.html, credit to Vincent Zoonekynd). I am ...
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How to remove top sep line in chapter and empty pages?

I am trying to remove the top sep line (I want the bottom still to be there) for chapter and empty pages only while using KOMA. I hope someone can help me.
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Reduce the space between the top of the page and the header (the white space)

Can anyone help me with my header problem. I would like to reduce the space between the top of the page and the header (the white space). How do I do that in this code? Thanks in advance \...
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Chapter heading

I am using the report class with combinations of fancychap and fancyhdr packages. It always display a chapter title in capital letters, I want it to display a title as it is given to the \chapter ...
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Is there a way to center align chapter titles?

I tried using \begin{\centerline{Chapter Title}} but using this causes the index/table of contents \tableofcontents's entries for chapters to be center aligned as well. Is there a better way to ...
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Chapter Heading placement

I have a lot of short chapters so I would like the Chapter to go at the top of a page and text to immediately follow it. In other words, not so much blank space. Second, I would like to define a lab ...
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References to figures has bad hyperlinks

In my LaTeX document I have some figures. They are automatically numbered using the chapters they are within, for example. Fig 1.1, Fig 2.3 etc. I am using mwart document class. My problem is that the ...