`fncychap` is a LaTeX package that provides several alternative styles for document heads (chapters, sections, parts, etc.).

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Double spacing in chapter heading on some front matter pages

I am using the Masters template from latextemplates.com and have made some modifications to it for writing in a humanities style. I have noticed though in the front matter that the chapter heading of ...
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use fncychap for only some chapters

I am going to use fncychap package. Since I am creating each chapter separately and then put them together, this package works on table of contents too. Is there any way to do not work for this part?
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\chapter* chapter name customisation in fncychap glenn

I'm currently writing a book and I've decided to use the fncychap glenn style for my chapter headings. It's working great, but I was wondering if there's a way I could change the chapter name (eg. ...
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Modifying a template fancy chapter

I am using roughly the following setup \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[bf]{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How to use fncychap's style for \section?

I have a complex document which requires the use of many levels of document structures. In particular, the first two levels, \part and \chapter are reserved for meta-information while \section plays ...
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fncychap & chapter heading [duplicate]

I am using "fncychap" in a latex document, and when the pdf is generated there is about a 3-inch gap between the chapter heading and the top of the page! How do I get rid of or reduce the size of this ...
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How to change the Chapter Num font when using fncychap?

I'm using fncychap to style my chapter titles : \usepackage[Sonny]{fncychap} %----------- \ChNameVar{\Huge\fontfamily{put}\selectfont\color{black}} ...
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Custom chapter template

I am trying to define a custom chapter style like this one (\documentclass{book}): The closest I found is to use \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} which produces: I have created the picture in ...
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How can I reduce the amount of whitespace in a chapter heading?

I'm a beginner in LaTeX and I've picked up a university template for a group report. I can't figure out where I can change the chapter headings which have too much white space, both top and bottom. ...
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Uppercase index Title with fncychap

Hi I'm using LyX and with \usepackage[Lenny]{fncychap} in preamble. The tile of TOC or Index List is lowercase but i want it uppercase. what command and where I must write in for do what i want?
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\usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} and missing numbering [closed]

I created my thesis using \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} for chapters. Sadly not all chapters of the parts are numbered. It's quite odd that in part I, chapters 1-2 are numbered but 4-5 are not. In part ...
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Put chapter title in the middle of a page (vertically)

I'm using fncychap package to customize my chapters' titles. I want to put the chapter title in the center of a separate page (vertically). \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} ...
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\usepackage{fancyhdr} remove bookmarks

Hi everybody sorry for the inconvenience, i try to make a thesis in pdf and i like to put two things in: 1) change the style of chapters (Lenny); 2) put the chapter in a header top on the page; ...
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changing chapter name in fncychap

I am using the package fncychap (here) with scrbook and Sonny. Now I want to change the name of the word 'chapter' to a date which I can type by hand when I am creating a new chapter. I've ...
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Changing font colour in fncychap

I am using the Lenny chapter style from fncychap and I would like to change the colour of the chapter number. I found "How do you change the font when using fncychap?" and followed the recommendations ...
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Latex and Thai language

I try to use Latex with Thai language. I found a few problems. \usepackage[Lenny]{fncychap}does not completely support Thai font. (TH Sarabun New is an opentype font) \bibliography{bib} do not ...
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Decrease space before and after chapter in fncychap

I would like to decrease the space before and after the chapter name due to space constraints. I am using the fncychap. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} ...
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how to make a cog/gear in LaTeX?

I was wondering what would be a good way to make this in LaTeX. Basically, what I want to do with this is use it as a chapter heading. So basically it will be something like this: cog chapter # ...
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Problems shrinking margins with fncychap and memoir class

Hullo all. I am typing/editing a doc using the memoir class and Bjornstrup fancy chapter headings. Whenever I try to adjust [shrink] the margins using the geometry package, 'odd' things happen: the ...
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How to change the font and size of the Chapters titles and numbers of Bjornstrup

This is a follow-up question to Question about Bjornstrup, where, in the answers, Gonzalo Medina posted a short script on how to change the background and numbers colors of a specific Chapter format. ...
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Using both titlesec and fncychap in the same document

I have created my thesis using fncychap to customize the chapters. There are also chapters starred created using chapter*{}. I would add an hrule in those chapters. As the user mafp suggested me, it ...
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How do you change the font when using fncychap?

I am using fncychap and would like to use a different font for the chapter label than the rest of the document. Is there any easy and general way?
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Bug in Bjornstrup style of fncychap (the second line does not stretch until the end)?

I am using the \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap}. The problem I encountered is shown in figure . How can I fix it? I tried changing the style file from: 409 \addtolength{\mylen}{-2\myhi} to ...
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Changing fonts for heads and subheads in Sphinx LaTeX

In pdf export the AvantGarde font is used a lot for heads and subheads. I would like to use a modern font like Helvetica. Is it possible to just exchange AvantGarde with Helvetica. If possible I ...
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fncychap not applied to a chapter

I'm using fncychap package with the option \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} I wouldn't apply it to only the first chapter and instead apply to all the next chapter. How can I do? I mean I have ...
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fncychap and hyperref messes up page references

When using fncychap and hyperref together, the page number for references to the appendices are off. The Appendix A reference links to the first chapter, appendix B links to the second chapter, ...
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fncychap messes up bookmarks

When using fncychap, some of the bookmarks pointing to an appendix is linked to a random chapter. If I avoid using the package, which I am hoping not to, the bookmarks are all fine. I am using report. ...
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How to customize pagenumber position using fncychap

Using fancypages and two-sided documents, I used to set \fancyfoot[LE,RO]{\thepage} to get the page number on the page away from the center. Now that I use the package fncychap it won't work on pages ...
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Different chapter headings for odd and even pages

Is there a way to have different chapter headings for odd and even starting chapters using fncychap with scrbook class? I'm using a personal style (a mix of Sonny and Bjornstrup) that has a large ...
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ToC, LoF, LoT with same style as chapter style

I've added ToC, LoF and LoT in a .tex file in which the chapter style is Glenn. The problem is that ToC, LoF and LoT don't adapt the desired style, while bibliography i.e. does. I've tried ...
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Are there any packages similar to fncychap?

I use fncychap this way: \usepackage[Conny]{fncychap} This lets me have pretty decent chapters, ToC and title page design. But the options are scarce and too popular. Are there any other packages ...
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How to remove chapter name with fncychap package

I would like to ask you a question. I'm using the fncychap package (Glenn style) for the chapter titles and I would like to remove the chaptername "Chapter" from each chapter title. Does anyone knows ...
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Questions about Bjornstrup

I use \documentclass{scrbook} with \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap}. How can I style the partpage like the chapterpage in the Bjornstrup-style? Plus this I want to change the grey colour of the box ...
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fancy chapter heading for a book

I would like to change the default chapter heading formatting of book document class. How can I output something like below :
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wrong page numbering in the bibliography using fncychap

When I use the hyperref and the fncychap package, the bibliography in the ToC gives an incorrect link. When I click on references in the summary it does not go to page bibliography. How do I fix? ...
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Chapter number in `Lenny` and roman numerals to Old Style

Is there a way to change the chapter number in fncychap as well as the roman numerals in the \frontmatter to be old style figure style? \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage[osf]{mathpazo} ...
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Formatting the index from the songs package

I've been using the songs package to generate songbooks. I've been tweaking the package for my needs, but one of the remaining issues is the \showindex command. Consider the following code: ...
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fncychap package - reduce vertical gap/space between header and chapter heading

The package fncychap, using \chapter places the chapter heading 1/3 down the page. How can we place it closer to the top? That is; the words "Test Chapter" closer to the header "My Header" in the ...
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fncychap: vertical space between text and heading too large - shift left heading - improving on fix?

To reduce space between the table of contents heading and the first entry in the table of contents the following solution is used: \addtocontents{toc}{\vskip-40pt The heading to display} However, ...
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fncychap package - vertical gap/space between text and heading too large - how to reduce?

The below example shows the table large gap between the top of the table of contents its section heading. How can this gap be reduced? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[Bjornstrup]{fncychap} ...