{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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Numbering Introduction and Conclusion - Etiquette in Research Papers? [on hold]

In research papers, should Introduction and Conclusion sections be numbered or non-numbered? What does the scientific paper etiquette suggest? Furthermore, in either case, should they appear in the ...
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How to do subsections for a homework problem?

I have a homework question and I have \section*{Problem 1} which has parts (a), (b)... how do I properly section each part?
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How to define a page number showing the current ((sub)sub)section?

I try to print the section (with (sub)subsections) in the page foot. For this I defined a new page number. It works fine on the first four, but not on the last page... The goal is to have ``Section ...
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More layers of sectioning in article class

I'm using LaTeX for a university assignment and my professor has some strange formatting rules: There are 7 layers of sectioning, which all have to appear in the table of contents. This is more then ...
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How can I add the bibliography as a numbered entry in the table of contents? [duplicate]

My table of contents currently looks as follows: 1 Introduction 2 Related Work 3 xyz … … … 8 conclusions References However, I would like "References" to be numbered (9). How can ...
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LaTeX challenge: how to reproduce this layout and typography

I would like to create a document in latex (whatever \documentclass) to reproduce the layout below and its typography style. I'd like to know if there is any open font at FontSquirrel or anywhere ...
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\cref does not work for Section in emulateapj.cls

While \cref works quite well for me, it doesn't seem to recognise section labels when used in emulateapj.cls framework. Here's an example: ...
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Misalignment chapter titles with hang option of titlesec package and redefined \cleardoublepage

When I redefine the command \cleardoublepage to include the words "This page has been intentionally left blank", the titles of the chapters are misaligned. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a4paper, ...
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Remove numbering from `thebibliography` header

So I realize I'm asking for trouble with this question because of its unknown document class, but... I'm using my university's document class for my dissertation (a requirement), and thus it's not a ...
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Org: Latex export creates lists instead of subsections

When I export the following org file to latex using C-c C-e d, the resulting tex file does not match my expectations in regards to the way the sections are being created. The exported subsections and ...
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Unnumbered sections appearing in TOC in REVTeX 4.1

I'm having a problem with REVTeX adding unnumbered sections to my TOC. Here's a small example: \documentclass[]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \newpage ...
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Contents page in two different languages

I'm currently writing a report where all of my titles are in French and hence my table of contents is also in French. I however need to also include a contents table in English and I was wondering if ...
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Issues with unnumbered headers

I am trying to create a subsection header without a number and without this header showing up in the TOC. So using a '*' should do the job as follows: `\section*{My unnumbered header}` However, ...
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Is it possible make the section names globally title case?

I don't want to change them one by one. I am wondering how to make the section names globally title case? That is "This is a Title Case Section Name". It would be nice if you can also give answers ...
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How to put \ast in bookmark?

I need \section{\texorpdfstring{$V^\ast$}{V\textasciicircum\ast}} but \ast yields a warning.
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How to end an unnumbered subsection?

I cannot find a way to end an unnumbered subsection. I either have an unnumbered subsection \subsection*{} with no end or an environment \begin{subsection} This is some arbitrary content. ...
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Numbers and bullets in table of contents

I would like to combine both section numbering and bullets in the table of contents of a document of article class just to avoid so much long section number (for example 1.2.1.1.1). So, I would like ...
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LaTeX template for old-school style mathematics exposition (monographs with numbered paragraphs, etc…)

I'm wondering whether anyone has come across latex templates for formatting mathematics like it used to be written in older works by Weyl, Hertz, Maxwell, Ricci, and others. You can see this kind of ...
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LyX : Some Parts and Sections Full-Justifying

LyX / LaTex newbie here. I have a document I'm working on and for most part and section headings the text is being outputted as left-aligned (which is what I want). However I have a handful that ...
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How to have hyperref correctly refer to phantom sections without clearing a double page

When using starred sections in a double page layout, in order to get the table of contents refer to the correct place, it is usually advised to use the method \cleardoublepage \phantomsection ...
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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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Latex inserts blank line AND indents new paragraph [duplicate]

I'm very new with LaTeX. My setup is as follows: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{graphicx} %the above just for the case that it is relevant to the problem ...
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\section*{} leaves space even at the beginning of the page in memoir

In my document in memoir class, there is a chapter with unnumbered sections --- \section*{}. (The effect is the same if the sections are numbered but \setcounter{secnumdepth}{-1} is used.) When a new ...
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How to remove the space between the context and the section?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{ulem} \setmainfont[BoldFont=黑体]{宋体} \makeatletter \renewcommand\subsubsection{\@startsection {subsubsection}{2}{1em}%name, level, indent ...
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How to limit the width of a subheading?

The thesis formatting manual has the following requirement: Subheading width: A long subheading title should be divided into two or more lines. No single line may be wider than 4 inches. ...
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How to align chapter, section, subsection with parindent?

Is there a way to solve that? Thanks a lot!
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Smartly omit chapter number in equation numbering

In my thesis I use chapters, sections and subsection. I like to have my equations numbered with respect to section, but I want the displayed equations numbers not to include the chapter number. ...
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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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Remove whitespace above section title with image formatted with leftmargin

I am trying to remove the whitespace above a title that is formatted with leftmargin and that also has an image as part of it. The problem is very similar to this question, but the solution there does ...
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Sectioning using \titleformat results in problems with \subsection*

I am trying to write a Preface with subsections, but without sectionnumbers (since the preface is technically not really part of the report). The sections and subsections are constructed using ...
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How to change section headings to have Q1 Q2

Can somebody help with changing the headings for my section? Instead of having 1 2 3, I would like to have Q1 Q2 Q3 (and keep the automatic numbering). Thanks
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Latex use other languages in section title

I am writing in english, greek babel and I have custom commands to change between languages. The problem is that I can change to english for example, anywhere in my text except in \chapter{}, ...
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Appendix without sections ?

There is only one appendix chapter in my thesis, which Latex defaults as Appendix A. However, I need it to show up as only "Appendix" without A or 1. Can anyone please tell me how to achieve that. ...
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Justifying paragraphs but retaining line endings

I have a document (a lease) which I have painstakingly typed as a text file from a hard-copy and would now like to format with justified paragraphs but retaining the current line endings (to ...
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Three different styles of heading

I'm wanting to adapt the following macro(s) to provide three different options of style heading. At the moment, if offers two, one if the section is normal (numbered) and another for section* ...
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string with underscore in \subsection, like ABC_XYZ [duplicate]

I need in \subsection string with underscore, like ABC_XYZ. \subsection{Text ABC_XYZ} When I try to compile with pdflatex: Missing $ inserted ...ine {1.2}Text ABC_XYZ}{4}{subsection.1.1.2} Extra }, ...
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Set the font color of a section title formatted with leftmargin

I am trying to set the font color of a section title that is formatted with leftmargin. When I don't use the leftmargin format, the font color changes correctly, but once I add the leftmargin format ...
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Heading of paragraph on left side

I want to list something in my document. Each point in the list has a short heading (one word, for example "Usecase"). This word should be on an own column to the left of the text which gets added ...
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How to use concrete fonts?

This MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage{beton} \begin{document} \section{Section title} Hello world. \end{document} produces "Hello ...
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Index heading style is different

I have document like this (MWE): \documentclass[10pt,twoside,final]{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Width of \chapter section with titlesec

I use the titlesec package for styling the sectioning commands. But I have a problem with the chapter width or right margin: The width of the text should only reach to the blue line, "Organisation" ...
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Why each section is shown in one page rather than in the same page when I use \onecolumn?

I don't know why each section is shown in one separate page when I use \onecolumn rather that the normal (two columns) format. \onecolumn \section{Goals} some text
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How can I create a 'little subtitle' for a section? [duplicate]

Here's my code: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{titlesec} \begin{document} \titleformat{\section} {\normalfont\Large\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{}[{\titlerule[0.8pt]}] \section*{29th March ...
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\newcommand for centered \section

I am trying to use the titlesec package to achieve this but I'm not certain as to what the syntax should be... \usepackage{titlesec} \newcommand{\centeredsection}{\titleformat{\section}{\centering}} ...
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Unnumbered sections and section marks

In my document I have numbered and unnumbered sections. Unnumbered sections look like this: \section*{Introduction} I use fancyhdr and add section and subsection marks like this. \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Table of content and header

I have table of content in my document and header/footer with section, subsection marks. When I include tocloft package I don't have header/footer anymore, that is not I want. On the other hand, I ...
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How can I have a footnote with an \url in a section title?

When I have a footnote with an \url in the section-header, the table of contents shows nothing with it. Why and how can I fix the issue?
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Latex sections, subsections without ending period

How to remove an ending period in sections, subsections, ... numbering? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{russian} ...
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How to control chapter headings in report documentclass

I've been using Latex for a while but I'm now starting to write my thesis and I'm having trouble with the chapter headings. I'm using the report documentclass as it allows my to use the \include ...