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How to insert a paragraph before the chapter title?

I need to include several lines before the chapter title for some (not all) chapters. A new chapter always starts with a new page, how to realize the following layout for certain chapter while other ...
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Change font size of lstlistoflistings heading

How can I change font size of lstlistoflistings heading? Currently it is smaller than normal chapter heading title. Any ideas? Unfortunately I need to use document class from my university, my MWE: ...
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How to put table of contents at the beginning of each chapter? [duplicate]

How can i have such a format in every chapter in my thesis. More specifically i would like this table of contents for each chapter depending on its subsections.
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Chapter Design in Latex [closed]

I am writing a mathematics book for grade six . I need a special style for the title of the chapters. Does any one have an idea. Any help is highly appreciated. I plan to add pictures to the title. ...
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Conditional spacing based on length of chapter title

In LaTeX, (or possibly XeLaTeX), how can one achieve the following: A double spacing a 1- or 2-line chapter title, and single spacing under a 3- or more-line chapter title. A triple space ...
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Help Chapter Header [closed]

could you help me do a chapter headers like this (sorry for my english) if the page number is odd or even appears in a different place I be trying to use the following code: Fancy Chapter Headings ...
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Latex, how to “avoid” syllabify or hyphenation

I've a problem with latex (I'm new with it): it hyphenates :) :) I'm writing my thesis and I don't want the hyphenation. The strange thing is the fact that when I write the \chapter there is no ...
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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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Start text on second page (without \chapter) at same position as on first page (with \chapter)

This MWE shows what I am trying: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage{color} \begin{document}% \chapter*{A}% Some text% \clearpage% \vspace*{-1pt}% ...
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chapter style: how to put a box on the egde like veelo style?

I would like to modify the BlueBox chapter style of the memoir documentation (below) in such a way that the bluebox is at the edge of the page, like the veelo style. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Change numbering level for one chapter only

Apologies if this is duplicate but couldn't find it. I have a document using amsmath for chapter, section & subsection numbering, & everything (theorems, lemmas etc) uses the same numbering ...
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\makechapterstyle{} for scrreprt (change chapter title format)

The memoir-class offers the command \makechapterstyle{} to define the look of all chapter titles (e.g. https://www.writelatex.com/1312879nbdvry#/3224717/) Is there a way to create something similar ...
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How to get the chapter title in a single page - titlesec

Because of my thesis report style, I want to have the chapter title in a single page. I'm working with titlesec package. I used \clearpage and \newpage to solve this, but doesn't work. I also used ...
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How to bold the chapter number

I have removed the "Chapter" text. Now I want to make the number of chapter bold. How can I do this \titleformat{\chapter}{\rmfamily\huge}{\thechapter.}{25pt}{\huge\textbf}
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Reducing chapter and section spacing for scrbook

I'm using scrbook document class and using chapters and sections. The spacing between chapters and sections is quite large, too large for my taste (before and after the chapter and section). So my ...
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1answer
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Parallel chapters in eledpar

I'm trying to typeset two parallel texts using eledpar. I want to have \chapter in both texts independently running in parallel. I would want to have two independent TOCs. When I add them they are ...
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1answer
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Section and chapter problem [closed]

I have a problem about section/chapter. I'm writing a book and the final chapter is the exercises solution. To become better, I used \chapter*{Solutions}in this one and add it to the summary using ...
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Where can I find definition of starred version of \chapter command to redefine it

General question I need to redefine how starred version of \chapter command (that is \chapter*) works in book class. I found definition of not-starred version of \chapter command in book class: ...
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1answer
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Customise to a more fancier chapter opening

In the previous question, I tried to ask for one style per chapter. This time I would like to ask for customise the chapter opening. However, my case is a bit complicated, let us see the MWE first. ...
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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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Description of a chapter in a page

I would like to decorate my headlines (section, subsection, etc.) by adding foreach a chapter a description area. This picture is a screenshot document where the headline has the formating, layout ...
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Custom chapter style with Tikz and the report class

I'm trying to use the same procedure than Customizing chapter style with tikz, for the report class and twoside printing. However for even pages i'm having an unespected behavior (see Fig 2). While ...
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votes
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Apply Chapter heading style to table of contents/bibliography heading

I am using the following fancy styles for chapter headings \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \usepackage[% ...
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LaTeX Appendices: \chapter to \section, Appendix-numbers & Reset page-numbers

I found in the following question&solution the solution for using \chapter for appendices: Keep "Appendix #" in the appendix title, but remove the appendix from the table of contents ...
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vote
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
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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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votes
2answers
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
2answers
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
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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