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How can I customize headings in book-class?

I am writing my master thesis in the book-class in Latex and need some help to format the headings in the document. I have a Word-template from the University which have specific formats of the ...
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Hide sections of specific chapter from table of contents

How do I hide all the sections and subsections of one chapter from the contents page? What I want is if I have this: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, draft, titlepage]{report} \begin{document} ...
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Removing header on chapter page

I am using the fancyhdr package where from what I understand the default is no header on the chapter pages, but I still have the header displaying the section name on all my chapter pages. I would ...
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Centering some chapters in latex

In the following code, I am trying to center the acknowledgement, dedication, and cv chapters. However, when I use \usepackage{sectsty} to reduce the font size of sections in CV, these chapters donot ...
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Using the secdot package, display dots also in the ToC

My requirement for section numbering is as follows: 1. Section foo 1.1 Subsection foobar 1.1.1 Sub-subsection barfoo 2. Section bar etc. The important thing is the dot after the section numbering, ...
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Alternating which side the header is on odd and even pages

So I'm trying to get the header to display the section name on the right side on odd pages and the left side on even pages. My code is: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Getting font size of section numbering to match font size of section title

I would like to change the size of the section labeling in my doc. While I can alter the font size of the title (setting it to \normalsize{}), the corresponding section number's size is not affected. ...
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beamer - Berkeley. Is possible add another level of index in the upper region?

Un the indexes of beamer. Sections and subsections is possible, but if I want detail 3 or 4 parts in a subsection, showing this in any way, for example... in the upper (in the TITLE-dark region or in ...
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Unwanted page break between a section heading and its subsection heading

My scenario consists of some sections and subsections. A slice of the aforementioned group has been presented, as below: \tableofcontents \clearpage \section{parent} %\subsection{child} ...
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How to use the long section caption for bookmarks with hyperref

The package hyperref uses the short caption of a section for the bookmark entry. Is it possible to use the long form instead? I have many sections so manually adding all of them to the bookmarks is ...
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Customizing chapter and section style (scrbook)

I have found a very cool custom style for chapter and section headings (It is from Customizing Chapter style in scrbook): \documentclass[ 11pt, pagesize=auto, version=last, chapterprefix=true ...
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How to change section spacing article class

I want all my section headings and body text to be spaced as per below rule. I use article class. Space before: 0pt Space after: 50–100% of text size Line spread = 135% of text size How can this ...
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Create a custom \section

I am using the following code for the sections of my document. I would like that the thin line under SECTION would stop at three quarter of \textwidth instead of cover the total width. How can I do? ...
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Can I redefine \chapter? Where do I find the defaults of the standard commands?

I need two different types of first-chapter-pages in one document. One type (Typ I) is for "normal" chapters appearing as chapters. The other type (Typ II) is for the Appendix ("Anhang"), the list of ...
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Using dates as section numbering?

For an otherwise regular LaTeX document, I'd like to use dates to enumerate the sections and have the dates typeset properly in the table of contents and in the section headers. For example: Tue Apr ...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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How to make chapter number appear as a written number instead of an Arabic number? [duplicate]

I am using the memoir class. Is there any way to do this?
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How to change the first page (layout + geometry) of each chapter in a report?

I have the following problem: I want to lift the title of each chapter (so there's less vertical free space) and put the number before. Which means the layout from default settings *much free ...
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Beamer: Section used before declaration

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and listings - when I end a section with a {lstlisting} call, the next section title appears in the slide. Is there a way that I can specify when the next ...
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Sectioning - Numbering

I use the following commands \titleformat*{\section}{\Large\sffamily} \titleformat*{\subsection}{\Large\sffamily} In order to split my book into sections. However, it shows the following 1 ...
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Ignore special characters in \newcommand argument to generate section labels?

I am editing a rather large document and have replaced \section, \subsection etc with \newcommand macros that include \section etc but also spacing and other commands. I am trying to get it to ...
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Sections in the margin and subsections on the same line as the section

I'd like to write a document so that \section material shows up in the margin and so that \subsection material shows up on the same line as the \section in the margin (assuming there isn't anything ...
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How to set chapter number as roman in title page but become arabic when stack with section numbering?

I have a problem for my thesis formatting. Can we possibly set chapter number as roman but become continuously arabic when stack with section number like this? (never mind the page numbering, I guess ...
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Grouping Together Sections in TOC

I am reviewing a series of documents and have created a report that looks like this: \chapter{Interesting Things} \input{thing1.tex} \input{thing2.tex} \input{thing3.tex} where the thing*.tex each ...
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How to create sections and section titles but prevent them from showing up in the output?

I'm wondering if it's possible to create section and section titles but prevent them from showing up in the output. Below an example. Although I need the section for the numbering op my tables and ...
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Space Issue in Resume

I have the address, portfolio website fields to the side of my name in the resume. Although I used the flushleft command for the table with contact information etc, they do not seem to appear beyond ...
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Mil-Std Style Section Numberings (With automatic reference number generation and TOC)

I'm trying to create a document that is structured like a Mil-Std, such as this: I could use a list for this, however I don't want to give up the automatic TOC building, figure numbering, index ...
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change font and font sizes for section and paragraph

I am migrating my organisation's documentation system to LaTeX. Parameters defined: Heading Font: Futura Bold Heading Colour: RGB{x,y,z} Font Size: 18pt, 15pt Body Font: Futura Book Font Size: 12pt ...
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How to change the section's content format?

I have written a latex file including multiple layers of sectioning. What I want to do is change the tabbing/location of each layer. And maybe also change the font or something. But the problem I ...
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rightmark shows next subsection, not the active one on top of side

I don't like the logic behind the \rightmark for \subsection in this example. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Roman numbering > setcounter to zero > hyperref confused in pdf bookmarks

I have the following problem: For my Master thesis I want to create some sections with a \Roman numbering (for toc, lof, lot, appendix...) and some with \arabic numbering (for the main text part). My ...
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\rightmark not displaying subsection

Current situation My document (report) consists of chapters, sections and subsections. Now I want to display the section name and the subsection name on the left side of the footer. However if I use ...
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How to change section title style of subappendices?

I am trying to produce a document for my PhD thesis using the scrreprt class. I would like to have some chapters with an individual appendix at the chapter level, i.e., the structure should be ...
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Overview in Subsection or Before Subsection

I am writing a technical document with a large chapter describing work completed. Before describing each task I would like to have a brief summary of the tasks. Is it considered more proper to have a ...
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Change the numbering of a section [duplicate]

All I want is a simple thing: Change the section numbering to become like this 1. Introduction And not the default, where there is no point. I also want to make the point appear for the ...
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how to print the \sectionautorefname with autoref, but without hyper-linking the \sectionautorefname?

EDIT: @Faekynn and @Mico you are right that the starred version disable the hyperlinkification, but is it possible to disable it only for the \sectionautorefname, but still keep it for the section ...
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Adding names of sections in List of Figures

I want to have the names of sections and subsections included in my List of Figures. So for instance I want to see something like this in ToC: 1. Figures 1 But I do not ...
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Definitions and theorems in beamer

I have several questions regarding the use of definitions and theorems in the beamer package. Here is an example: \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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Enumerate paragraphs and subparagraphs like sections but with letters

I'm using pandoc and in my template.tex exists this code to make the paragraphs and subparagraphs to behave like sections. % Redefines (sub)paragraphs to behave more like sections ...
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Chapter formatting in classicthesis broken [closed]

I've been using the classicthesis package for a project. It provides parts, chapters and sections for structuring the document, and a chapter beginning is supposed to be formatted like this: In the ...
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A manually created suffix for section titles compiled using tex4ht

I am building a document that looks one way with xelatex and another plain text file appearance using tex4ht. I produce an html document that then produces a great document that can be copied into ...
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Section title with dash which appears conditionally on whether there is a section title

I would like to add a dash after the section label but before the section title. But I would like to do this conditionally on if there is a section title in the first place. So \section{Merry ...
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Reset/clear Part with \backmatter in a customized book.cls? [closed]

I'm producing a fairly large volume using a customized version of book.cls with four Parts containing several chapters in \mainmatter, followed by a \backmatter that contains only the Bibliography for ...
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Book (Novel) Layout

I would be grateful for any advice please. I would like to format section headings with the Mathilde font. However, I receive an the error: File ended while scanning use of \scr@ttl@@extract. Usage ...
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Centering the section headings, but having the multines horizontally aligned wrt to the first line of the title

EDIT: I tried the solutions by @Bernard and @egreg. both the solutions work for multiline headings, that is to say that, the title is centered and all the lines of the titles are at the same distance ...
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Remove indentation of second line of section headers

The display of all my headings in sections, subsections, etc is indented for all lines, like so: 1.1 A very long heading that goes over multiple lines. This starts to look a bit silly ...
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Usage of include (graphics, section's and only)

I'm working on my master thesis in LaTex (using TexMaker). I'm a bit new but getting the hang of it. At the moment i'm making my sections in different tex documents. For example, i have an abstract, ...
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Vertically align the subsequent lines of centered long sub/sub/section title

I use the article class and define my section format as \def\@seccntformat#1{\rmfamily\bfseries\upshape\llap{\csname the#1\endcsname\hspace{0.16em}<8)>\hspace{0.16em}}\normalfont} ...
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Bigger headline numbers without changing the height of the headline

I have made the section numbers in the headlines appear in the margin with this code \newlength\mylen \setlength\mylen{\dimexpr\oddsidemargin+7mm+\hoffset\relax} \titleformat{\section} ...
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Documentclass “article”, numbering still begins at 0

I am writing an article using LaTeX. As I never used LaTeX before i downloaded a template that i could reuse. First it used \documentclass{Thesis} which required the article to use chapters. However ...