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Skipping Chapter numbering but getting the Chapter layout

I'd like to set up the structure of my report as follows. Different chapters should have a nice big heading, like the one of the Chapter environment, and should be separated in the table of contents ...
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How to make this chapter heading style?

As fncychap has no such chapter style, and using the memoir class will cause a lot conflicts with my current settings (book class), how to make this style (perhaps using the titlesec package)? title ...
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Making section headers look like chapter headers

I would like to make my section headers look like this with the titlesec package. Is there a good way to do that? EDIT - I am using the scratcl document class.
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Problems with line-break in Chapter Title using a custom Command for Chapter

If you have to force a line break in a chapter title, this would be possible doing so: \chapter[][A Long title that has to be broken,\\ how sad is this!] But in my document I had to define my own ...
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In Lyx how do I get chapters to start on odd pages

I'm using Lyx and I want the pdf output to print Contents, new chapters and bib on a odd page. How can I do this? What information do you require from lyx? Class is Report. Document > ...
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How to achieve this chapter style without using the memoir class?

As fncychap has no such chapter style, and using the memoir class will cause a lot conflicts with my current settings (book class), how to make this style (perhaps using the titlesec package)? Table ...
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1answer
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How to wrap section?

I would like to wrap the section. How can I do it? The following code is my MWE. \documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,parskip=half,numbers=noenddot,bibliography=totoc]{scrbook} ...
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\chaptertitle from titleps ignored after redefinition of \chapter macro

The following MWE shows that, if the \chapter macro is redefined as in a previous question of mine: Prepend different stuffs to starred and unstarred \chapter commands, the \chaptertitle macro from ...
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Chapter formating, and TOC

I want to modify the chapter title in chapters without number (Namely, table of contents and bibliography). For this porpoise I used the following: \def\@makeschapterhead#1{ ...
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Insert chapters into letter document

I am writing an extensive letter document, and I would like to put a summary and a few chapters inside it. Is it possible to do that? Here my preamble: ...
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Arabic chapter numbers in ToC, Words in chapter headings in ConTeXt

My first post on tex.sx, so bear with me... The Goal: Arabic chapter numbers in the Table of Contents, and Words in the chapter headings (i.e. Chapter One) Seems simple enough, but I'm having the ...
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Customizing chapter's title

How to make this in LaTex? I'm already making the chapter title using this: \def\@makechapterhead#1{% \vspace*{10\p@}% {\parindent \z@ {\reset@font \usefont{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} \LARGE Chapitre ...
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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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Clarification on old Comment

This post has a very nice answer from Martin Scharrer Fancy Chapter Headings The OP responds saying that he added a ~ after chapter and number for a nicer layout. What does he mean?
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Chapter title format back to default

I messed with various chapter title formats and now that I want to go back to default i.e Chapter 1 Title I only get 1.Title which misses "Chapter 1" appearing before the chapter title. I ...
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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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ToC-title formatting problem

I am relatively new to Latex and I came across a problem I am not able to fix myself. From a friend I got a number of commands for formatting my chapter titles, which works quite well, unfortunately ...
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Changing the font size of all the sections or sub sections

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \section{Hello World} {\fontsize{20}{24}\selectfont \lipsum[4] } \lipsum[1] \end{document} Here I can modify ...
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fancyheaders definition ornament

I would like to add some part of code related with ornaments in chapter name to my fancy header definision file. % Datei fancyheaders.tex \usepackage{fancyhdr} % Paket laden \pagestyle{fancy} % ...
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KOMA-script scrreprt: Chapter Heading Size Customisation

This is a continued question from my previous thread I am setting up LaTeX to write my thesis using scrreprt. I have implemented with success all the advised and suggested solutions and have tried to ...
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Modifying the section style

\documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.misc,arrows} \newcommand\titlebar{% \tikz[baseline,trim left=0.5cm,trim ...
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KOMA-Script scrreprt: How to change chapter appearance and produce a chapter based Mini TOC

This post is a 3 part question with which I would need help. The questions are all associated with chapter styling and subsections within the \documentclass{scrreprt}. I am sure I could work them out ...
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package quotchap vertical space before \chapter*

I use the package quotchap it is very nice. But for the star chapters, if I use quotation, there is no space between quotation and the title of the chapter. I tried, but witout any success, to add ...
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Modifying the header in fancyhdr - review

I don't want to ask questions in my edits or comments so I am posting my question freshly. The solution that was given for the problem Modifying the header in fancyhdr. I want the chapter name to ...
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Chapter Name not appearing

I wanted to style the chapter name. I referred the following link : how-to-create-specific-chapter-style-in-book-documentclass Here is my code: %Template for Technical Document \documentclass{book} ...
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Remove “chapter 1” and have just 1 in the report

In the beginning of a new chapter, Latex have Chapter 1 XXXXXXXXXX instead of this format i want to have 1 XXXXXXXXXX can you pls suggest how to customize the chapter? Thanks in advance
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Chapter headings at different heights

I'm completely new to LaTeX - just started this morning, and I've come up agaisnt an annoying problem. For some reason when I compile my LaTeX code the vertical position of the Chapter 1 heading is ...
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Remove text formatting from chapter title

I'm having a problem with the chapter headings formatting. I would like to change only the first letter of each chapter, but for the lists of figures and tables chapters it's not working. Here is ...
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How do I compile tex chapters? [duplicate]

I want to compile and view just the chapter I'm working on. How do I do this? It seems way harder to do than it should be. Clarification: I'm not trying to print the main document with only a subset ...
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Use different chapter title in TOC, in the first chapter page, and in header

Say I have two titles t1 and t2 for a chapter. I want to show t1 in TOC, and t2 in the first chapter page as well as the in the header. I use \chapter[t1]{t2} which works for TOC and the first ...
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How to add cover pages to appendices?

For my thesis, I need to have appendices preceded by a cover page. From school manual: As of now, I have \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} ... ...
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TeX capacity exceeded in Table of Contents due to macro

I'm working on a macro that when given Hello will make a chapter named hello, and number it like this: 1 - Hello, with the 1 - inside the margins. I also want it to automatically label the chapter by ...
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How can I get the word “Chapter” to be typeset in chapter headings (scrbook)?

I am using the scrbook class, and I want the word "Chapter" to appear in the heading of the chapter, instead of just the number. How can I do it? I tried \renewcommand{\chaptername}{Chapter} but ...
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Niceframe problem - what to do?

Building on the code from Gonzalo Medina, I managed to make a nice chapterstyle with niceframe. The problem is that it sometimes renders poorly, at least in Acrobat Reader: Needles to say, I don't ...
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1answer
115 views

Remove page number from chapter title page

I am typesetting a book and each chapter has its own title page. This is the code: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[spanish, es-lcroman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} ...
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votes
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108 views

Sections without chapters in a LaTeX document [duplicate]

I have a document generated by doxygen with just \section directives and no chapters, so they're getting numbered as 0.1 Section 1 0.2 Section 2 0.2.1 SubSection 1 How can I skip the chapter number ...
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Assembling multiple beamer slide decks into “book” with “chapters” and TOC

I have a number of related beamer slide decks that I'd like to print as a bound handout "book". My file layout is as follows: A general include file (include.tex) used by most other files: ...
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Reference non-included chapters in large document

I have a large document that contains many different chapters which reference each other. The body of the main latex file looks something like: \maketitle \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} ...
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votes
1answer
115 views

How to get rid of “chapter”? [duplicate]

This picture shows my actual chapter design. It contains the Norwegian text "Kapittel" for chapter, and I want to get rid of it. How can I do this?
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Questions about chapter section and their formation

Hello, everyone, I want to arrange the chapter and section as the picture shown and The font should be Times New Roman, 12 point, could anyone give me some tips.
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1answer
313 views

Hansen-like chapter heading

I'm trying to customize the book class chapter headings. Something similar to memoir Hansen chapter style might be cool. But I'm quite stuck right now since I can't make the chapter title overlap the ...
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“Chapter 2 1/2”: Custom Chapter Number [duplicate]

I'm copying to LaTeX my notes on Maths subject. My professor is quite weird, and "invented" a Chapter 2 1/2 (two and a half) between chapter 2 and chapter 3. For example: Chapter 2 Vector spaces and ...
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votes
1answer
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How can I add a list of sections within a chapter at the start of every chapter?

As the title says, I want to basically list all of the sections within a chapter in a small table of contents at the beginning of every new chapter. See the image for clarification.
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votes
1answer
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Alignment of Part and Chapter headings text

Following this question of mine, I try to make the start of part and chapter title headings "vertically parallel" (right term?). Example of what I get: ("." not visible only to show space ...
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Chapter heading using report class

How do I "translate" the following from memoir class to report class? I'm currently writing a dissertation in report class and it would be great if I could use this chapter heading: ...
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114 views

Second optional input to \chapter to rename bookmark

I would like to include a second optional argument in \chapter's definition to be able to give the bookmark a name different from the one displayed on the toc. The reason for this is that on the toc ...
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votes
1answer
184 views

Adjusting spacing on chapter heading for all sections of a thesis

My university recently changed the formatting standards for thesis/dissertations, and I'm working with a LaTeX style file that has been hacked on by several others. It more or less works, but every ...
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votes
1answer
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How to modify chapter name in headers in memoir

I modified the chapter title to be shown as 1. ..., but the headings still show CHAPTER. How can I remove the chapter in headings? Is there a way to modify the chapter style in the contents and ...
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votes
1answer
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Alias for chapter with newcommand

I want some files to compile with two different templates, one that has the hierarchy like chapter > section > subsection and the other as section > subsection > subsubsection. For that, I tried to ...
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How do I remove numbering from the chapter titles? [duplicate]

At the moment I get this: 1 Chapter 1 1.1 Subsection I would like to remove the number preceding the Chapter 1 part to give: Chapter 1 1.1 Subsection