{sectioning} is about commands like \chapter or \section forming the logical structure of documents. For questions specifically about {parts}, {chapters} or lower-level commands ({sections-paragraphs}), add the respective tag to the more general {sectioning}. A popular package is {titlesec}.

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Number paragraphs according to containing entity

Is there a way to have paragraphs at different depths in the sectioning hierarchy? For example, in my dissertation background chapter, I don't need five levels ...
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Change spacing above and below chapter [duplicate]

I have following document: \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing{\chapter}{0pt}{0pt}{0pt} \begin{document} \chapter*{Chapter One} \lipsum{1-5} ...
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Section title appearing only in table of contents

I want to create some "phantom" section, so this means that I dont want the section title to appear in te page but I still want it to appear in the table of contents and also use it with hyperref. In ...
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\newcommand doesn't work with \section and \chapter

I have a newcommand defined as follows: \newcommand{\met}{\cancel{\it{E}}_{T}} When I try to place it into a \section like this: \chapter{\met} I get error messages like this: ! Undefined ...
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Appending “Chapter #:” to numbered chapters but not unnumbered ones in a bibliography by section

I use the following code to general a bibliography-by-section in a 'book' document, but this appends "Chapter #:" to all chapters, including unnumbered ones. How can I modify the code to only append ...
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Reduce the vertical spacing just before the chapter start [duplicate]

Please help me out to reduce the vertical space at chapter start. The link for the .tex, .cls file along with the problem snapshot - ...
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Multisection bibliography item [closed]

I have a bibliography in my book article as follow : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \hypersetup{ bookmarks=true, colorlinks=true, pdftitle={Title}, ...
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How to reduce the gap at the begining of chapter 1? [closed]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{mnnit} \usepackage{graphicx,times,epsfig,amsmath} \usepackage[Sonny]{myfancy} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{5} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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Headline merges with chapter title in top text

I am facing an issue where the subsection headline crashes with the chapter title in the top page text in my document. Is there a way to solve this, and by not changing the subsection title and the ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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Change color of sections in resume class

I would like to change the color of the name on top and the titles of the rSection in "light gray". How can I do that? ...
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How to remove unwanted asterisk that appears in margin when multibib is used with custom Section command?

Background - I'm modifying a fairly well documented LaTex CV to build my own. All works well, till I tried to add publications using the multibib package (using this answer in Tex.SE). When I ...
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Fine-grained control of sectioning numbers displayed in TOC?

I'm writing a book, and I would like to have (relatively?) fine-grained control of what numbers are printed in the TOC. No numbers printed for chapters, only their names. Section numbers printed for ...
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Put tables under subsections

So, for an assignment in one of my classes, we are supposed to provide some data in the form of tables. So, what I want to do is put my tables under a certain number of subsections, but when I do ...
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How I can improve the style of this title?

I'm working on book class and happen to have a relatively long title, when I write I get this: I would go up a bit the title, but that short titles remain in place but that short titles remain ...
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titlesec: \paragraph don't displays with explicit option

I need to use the explicit option of titlesec package. However, the paragraph is not displays with follow code: \titleformat{\paragraph}[hang]{\bfseries}{}{}{}[] Maybe I dont' know the explicit ...
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How do i add a blue box around the section number?

I vant to make the section design like shown on the picture below. So far i have managed to get the section numbering in the margin, but I have no idea how to make the box (or change the fonts in ...
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Fancy part title page with titleformat and centering problem

I would like to create a fancy part title page but I have some issues with titleformat. Currently, I use : \titleformat{\part}[display] {\normalfont\filcenter\thispagestyle{empty}} {}{0pt}{ ...
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Remove newline *before* \section

I have searched a lot to find an answer to this question, but I could only find how to remove a newline after \section (or \chapter). How can one remove the newline before \section, as defined by ...
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Why does LaTeX move my section to a new page?

I'm using LaTeX to create a CV, however, parts of my table move to another page. The following 'experience' bit of the tabular thing goes to a new page. How do I stop this?! ...
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Text titles in table

I'm trying to universally adjust my text titles via titlesec package. Though I cannot use those titles (subparagraph in my case) in a table - there are excessive vertical gaps I'm not able to get rid ...
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Change wording used in sectioning such as \part

I am busy writing an article that is not in English. It is divided into various parts so it makes sense for me to use the \part{} command. However, using \part{} adds the word "Part XX" to the ...
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Hierarchical Paragraph numbering with leading text

I'm new to Tex and LaTeX and I don't know where to even look for an answer. I would like to use LaTeX to produce a document (requirements document) where the requirements paragraphs/subparagraphs are ...
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Reduce gap between section and subsection heading

With the code below, I have a very large space between the section 1 heading and subsection 1.1 heading. I've tried to change the \titlespacing options but I still can't reduce this large space. What ...
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Margin adjustment for section text

I've been messing with my margins, section dimensions, geometry package dimensions, and titlesec settings to get this layout (and have, so far, failed): (left margin set at 0.75in) ...
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Starred chapter number and name in header

I have created custom chapter headings: \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} % Custom macros \def \mychapter#1{% \chapter*{\centering{\LARGE #1}\thispagestyle{empty}}% ...
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Starting text right after section in -res- class

Is it possible to start your text right after the section in the res class? As an alternative, one could also fake a section title's look (font) etc. However, how would you fully indent it to the left ...
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How to force only one chapter to start on even page

I have quite a long book in which chapters SHOULD start on odd pages. But there is final, About author, chapter which I want to be printed on reverse side of previous chapter page. In other words, I ...
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Two column bible style headers

I found this nice(see last code on the page ) example I'd like to have two column text and when i use \documentclass[paper=a4,twocolumn,pagesize=pdftex]{scrbook} section (leading paragraph) ...
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New character in section title

With a lot of help from this site I have made some code for a new character ʾ (transcribed Arabic Hamza) consisting of a raised, small rotated c. This character needed special kerning for italic font ...
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Inconsistent AUX and OUT files create section not in TEX

I'm working on a document that has little content yet however I'm getting a section "2 Literatur" which is not in my TEX document currently. I can't figure out how to delete the section "2 Literatur". ...
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Run-in heading on condensed bibliography

I am writing a grant with a rather strict page limit and have used run-in headings as implemented in titlesec. included in preamble: \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\section}[runin] ...
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Disable indentation within a section [closed]

I want the text inside a \section{} tag to be unindented, how do I accomplish this? I have tried \noindent and \parindent0pt{text} and neither one seems to affect the text inside a section.
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Numbering sections independent of chapters numbering [duplicate]

Is it a way to create a document in such a way that the numbering of the sections is independent of that of the chapters? e.g.: Chapter 1 section 1 section 2 Chapter 2 section 3 ...
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Changing the word “Subsubsection” to something else

I am using babel (spanish) and want to change the name provided by \subsubsection (e.g. "Subsubsección" in Spanish) to something shorter (e.g. "Sección") To that end, I tried to follow the post: ...
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IEEE tran: How to left justify Single column headings in Lyx

I'm using LyX and have created an IEEE tran document. It says in the documentation that in order to make the document single column all one has to do is add the following to the class option: ...
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Change Font Size in Chapter Title without affecting Running Headers (Book Class)

Actually, I'm using the bookest class but it inherits book class commands. The documentation is sparse, unfortunately, and CTAN's book class manual seems to be misfiled (downloading the documentation ...
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How to change predefined section name?

I have looked at many answers (and tried them) for this particular question but nothing has worked for me. I've tried with the titlesec package but it gave me an error, and afterwards I noticed that ...
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Change the default headers of the book class

I am writing a thesis and my university requirements are to use 14pt fontsize for the body text with 1.5 line spacing. They require the chapter headings and the word CHAPTER #N to be in ALL CAPS, ...
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Undesired heading and footer in TOC (only) in memoir

I want a certain layout for the heading and footer for a document I'm writing using Memoir documentclass. The problem is that the entire document follows the defined heading and footer, except the ...
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Changing the design of the first page of a new chapter

I have a chapter located in the back-matter part of a book-class document which I want to change the style for. More precisely, I do not want to have the same big amount of space empty before the ...
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Rotate section headings

I'm trying to create a document according some brand guidelines which require the use of angled and coloured section headings. I have the colours working using the xcolor and sectsty packages, but ...
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LaTeX keeps placing floats above section headlines

I followed the accepted answer to the question on how to Start new page with each section but LaTeX still puts a float object on the top of a page, above the section headline. Instead, I want this ...
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How can I access short section content to avoid repetition?

I'm making frequent use of short section names for styling. I want the short names to appear in page headers and the longer name only in the document itself. I have that worked out, but it requires a ...
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titlesec-package prevents TOC from showing full subsection number

I'm using titlesec for customizing section titles. The problem is, that it prevents TOC from showing full (sub)subsection numbers. This applies to referring to section labels as well: ...
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How do I avoid `sectsty` removing a line break when using `paragraph` as a subsubsubsection

I am trying to use the first bit of code in this answer to use paragraph like a subsubsubsection. The problem is that there is a conflict with sectsty - without this the output is exactly as in ...
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Chapter section doesn't appear in the table of contents with a book

I'm using book style, but it happens with a report style, too. I'm using chapter* style and I want that the chapter section appears in the table of contents, but it doesn't appear. This is the code: ...
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Space after Proof Environment to next Section [closed]

I am using a modified definition of a proof environment: \makeatletter \renewenvironment{proof}[1][\proofname]{\par \pushQED{\qed}% \normalfont \topsep1\p@\@plus3\p@\relax \trivlist ...
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Two footnotes in a heading, only one is displayed at the end of the page

I'm adding two footnotes to a section heading: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Incorrect page number counter in beamer using sections

I am trying to put together a beamer document put together using multiple sections where frame numbers restart at each section and I can leave certain frames at the beginning of the document and at ...