{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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How can I display a short chapter name in the header and a long chapter name in the ToC?

I am writing a book and one of my chapter has a very long title. As it can't be displayed correctly on the top of even pages, I provide a "short title name" via the \chapter[short title]{long title} ...
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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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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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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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List sections of chapter at beginning of that chapter

How can one have a mini table of contents for the current chapter appear just after the chapter name listing all sections of that chapter?
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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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Keep chapter number of chapters inserted with \include

Okay, I've puzzled over this for a while and I can't work it out. I have a document with several chapters, using the memoir class. I've separated each chapter into separate files, and I'm including ...
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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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Space before chapters and contents

I am using LaTeX to write my dissertation, and I have realised that on the table of contents and on every chapter page, LaTeX leaves a lot of empty space. What I mean is that lets say in the page ...
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Chapter formatting

I use report document class and the thing is that I would like to remove Chapter x phrase, add chapter number before chapter title and remove blank place between chapter name and top of page. For ...
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Fancy chapter headings

I'm searching for nice predefined chapter headings. I've found the fncychap package, and seen that memoir has quite a few, too. Do you know other packages that provide predefined fancy chapter ...
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How to remove chapter numbering without removing it from tableofcontents

It seems I have a two day trying to find out the solution of my problem. I have just finished typing my M.Sc thesis using LATEX (MIKTEX 2.9). Unfortunately, all my chapters begin with the chapter ...
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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 do I get \chaptername to appear in the table of contents?

In my tex file I have changed the chapter name from 'Chapter' to 'Day', using: \renewcommand \chaptername {Day} But when I generate a table of contents it only shows '1' and not 'Day 1'. How do I ...
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Chapter on the right side - How to turn it off?

As a documentclass I use book. Chapters always start on the right hand side. How can I turn it off? I don't want to have empty pages. I don't care on which side starts new chapter.
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Adding numberless chapters to the table of contents

How do I include a chapter reference within the table of contents without giving it a chapter number? I am using the report document class. Normally, I would create a chapter as follows: ...
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Adding chapter marker to far right edge of page

Is there a way to add a thin, ~1 inch tall, rectangular marker to the extreme right edge of each page in a large document to differentiate chapters (each chapter marked at a decreasing vertical ...
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Table of Contents with Chapter

I'm attempting to modify the Table of Contents in my document. Currently, chapter one in my document is listed as 1 Introduction What I would like to see is Chapter 1 Introduction Seems ...
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Can I re-use section labels across chapters?

I'm formatting a long document with many chapters. Most chapters contain some generic sections (e.g. "Introduction," "Results," ...) and most of them are already labeled accordingly (e.g. ...
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how to suppress “chapter” in \chapter (while keeping numbering)

Using \chapter I get: Chapter 1. The meaning of this novel Chapter 2. The plot of this novel Chapter 3. The moral of this novel I want to get instead: 1. The meaning of this novel 2. ...
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How to change the chapter number to display as text (One, Two, …)?

In LaTeX, how do I change the chapter number to display as text? eg: CHAPTER ONE not CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER THIRTEEN not CHAPTER 13.
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\chaptername is used even for appendix chapters in ToC

I have searched for something to resolve a problem that has shown up here: How do I get \chaptername to appear in the table of contents? I have tried the code from that thread. But I got an issue, ...
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header and footer of the first page of every chapter

It maby be weird, I want to make header and footer for every page including the first page of each chapter, how can I do this?
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One chapter without numeration

How can I make one chapter (Introduction) without number? I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \chapter{Introduction} \chapter{Chapter 1} \chapter{Chapter 2} In ToC I have: ...
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Space length between the chapter number and the chapter title

How can I learn the horizontal distance between the chapter number and the chapter title both in ToC and the body text where I use \documentclass[12pt,reqno]{book}. Which keys hold these values?
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Why doesn't \pagestyle{empty} work on the first page of a chapter?

Here's a minimal case of the problem: \documentclass{book} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \chapter{The first} This page has a page number\ldots \newpage \ldots but not this one. ...
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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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How can I divide my book into different project without repeating myself?

I am trying to create a mini book with LaTeX on Windows in order to learn the basic thing with LaTeX. I would like to divide my book into different projects but I have some sort of style defined for ...
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Setting the same distance from the top of the page for chapter and index titles

I noticed that the distance from the top of the page to the chapter title differs from the table of contents and list of <> ones. I can see why, as these elements have specific purposes and ...
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How to set the chapter style in report class

When a chapter starts, it appears as, e.g., Chapter 1 Introduction and it then in upper left corner of each page in the chapter the name appears as CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION But I want that ...
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Bringhurst chapter style in memoir

I'm trying to imitate Robert Bringhurst's chapter style in memoir. The class includes one such chapter style, but does not typeset the chapter number on the right side margin, as in Bringhurst's book. ...
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Distance between chapter title and text

In my scrreprt I've changed distance between paragraphs with \setlength{\parskip}{9pt}. But \parskip changes also distance between chapter title and the paragraph. How can I change distance between ...
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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 to set the chapter style in report class?

I want to set chapters to look like 'bigger' sections. Now in the report class I have a style like: Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1. Section What I want to achieve is: Introduction ...
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Fancy Chapter Headings

I'm reading a document created with TeX, and it has rather nice chapter headings. Does anyone know how this was done? Update Ok, I've got quite far using TikZ, the only thing I haven't got is the ...
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Title between lines

So I want to have one line above and one under the title of a chapter in scrreprt, like: _________________________________________________ 1. Introduction ...
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Chapters and verses of current page in header

This question is linked to my other titlesec question Does any one know how to add the current segment location at the top of any particular page. What I need is the reference at the top of a ...
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How to decrease spacing before chapter title?

I want to decrease the vertical space between the top of the page and the chapter heading. I have tried to follow the instructions for titlesec but I am not successful. I have tried the following two ...
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Header not displaying correctly on chapter page due to subsection

(Complete source code below.) (Note: Not sure if I am using LaTeX or just TeX. I am editing with TeXworks, as TeXStudio was not rendering what I typed without +20 seconds of lag.) I apologize if ...
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Undefined color error, if have symbol in Chapter Title

I am getting an Package xcolor Error: Undefined color 'RED' if I use a red symbol in the Chapter title. In the MWE below, commenting the last \chapter results in an error. There seems to be no ...
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Modify default memoir chapter style

I'm using memoir and using its default chapter style. what I'm looking to do is to change the format from chapter 1 chapter title to something like this: chapter 1: chapter title I'm ...
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Changing the linespacing of headings independently from the rest of the text

I'm currently writing my thesis using TeXworks and MiKTeX. I'm using the report document class. My problem is that I need to increase line spacing but some of my chapter and section headings are very ...
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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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How to fit the title into a single line?

I think I am just too new to the LaTeX environment. Do I just change the font size to fit the title into a single line? Then how do one change the font size of the title? Is there any other ...
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Book layout Contents, Chapter, Section,

my goal is to get new style of Table of Contents, new style of Chapter and new style of section. I there is one more: how to change itemize native symbol for a black square? Table of Contents: text ...
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Change the word “Chapter” to something else

I am using fancyhdr. With that, using the command \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Lecture} has no effect. How can I change the name "Chapter" into something else?
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How to create specific chapter style in book documentclass

I am using the book documentclass for my thesis. The chapter titles are the normal ones but I would like to know is it is possible to change them to something more fancy, preferable without changing ...
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Center aligning chapters

I'm using the following to center align chapters. Heres the code \newcommand{\cchapter}[1]{\chapter[#1]{\centering #1}} And using \cchapter to format chapters. But the chapter heading for eg. ...
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Removing vertical space before chapter headings.

I have a problem that I can't seem to solve. Basically, I want my chapter headings to be at the same position relative to top of the page as the rest of the text. I've looked at numerous resources ...
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Printing selected chapters without affecting cross-referencing

I am writing my thesis in Lyx and for some reason, probably due to the style sheet, I am unable to print the complete thesis. It gives weird errors. However, individually all chapters are easily ...