{titlesec} is a package providing an interface to {sectioning} commands.

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Customizing Chapter style in scrbook

I want to obtain styles like those showed in the next two images (I do not need the picture in the background (parabolas)): My original LaTeX code (to be customized but should keep font as they ...
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Separate sectioning titles for main text, headings, and toc for line breaking purposes

I am using the titlesec package with the toctitles option, which modifies the optional argument of sectioning commands so that this optional argument is used only in headings; the non-optional ...
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How to affect the vertical gap between the glossary's name and its body

I'm using the glossaries package for producing of nomenclature/symbols/acronyms lists, but I don't know how to influence the vertical gap between the glossary title and the first glossary entry. ...
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Titlesec problem, defining space before section with \titlespacing

I am using the article document class and have trouble with the \titlespacing command of the titlesec package (explicit). I want to have more space before the \section. MWE: ...
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Fix ToC entries created by a custom sectioning command

I face a problem with my table of contents: The look of my first chapter heading is CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION produced with the following code \newcommand{\mychapter}[2]{ ...
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Problem using a tikzpicture in \titleformat

I'm trying to customize the style of my chapter headings with tikz. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how to properly use tikz in the (optional) ⟨after⟩ argument of the the \titleformat command. With ...
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titleformat deviation from specified vertical space

I have specified using titleformat (titlesec) the distances around different headings. This works fine, however sometimes, LaTeX deviates from the specified spaces, presumably to better fill up the ...
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How to set a box to a rubber length width

Problem I'm trying to create fancy section heading using titlesec. I need to put the section name into a \parbox to have line breaks. I want the parbox to extend to the far right margin, but I don't ...
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Titlesec numberless section numbering

I've run into a problem where with using titlesec where my numberless sections are numbered. I took a look at a few other questions here, and the titlesec package help, where I saw the numberless ...
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Define number in \subsection in book class

I must define number be for subsubsection form : \chapter : 1 \section : 1.1 \subsection : 1.1.1 \subsubsection : 1.1.1.a Can you help me define form.
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how to get chapter title in a rectangular frame

how to get chapter heading like this in pdflatex can titlesec be used? % hanging chapters \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[hang] {\normalfont \Large \bfseries}{\chaptertitlename\ ...
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Get chapter numbers as text in the report class

im trying to get my chapter numbers printed as text, but on the way there i messed up my section numbers with text "ONE" and "TWO" an such, here is what i was doing, This code centers, pull up and ...
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Setup Multiline Title in Titlesec

I need to put next line in multiline title aligned with label title. How can I accomplish this? I guess it has to do with removing the auto-indentation of the next line.
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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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Title formatting with graphics

I am trying to achieve this look for my chapter titles: To achieve this formatting I use titlesec package like this : \titleformat{name=\chapter}[hang] ...
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Flexible rule length in titlesec

I'm trying to get a rule just after the label of a chapter. (i.e., between "chapter 1" and "This is the chapter 1 title"). So far, I've managed to do this: \titleformat{\chapter}[display]% ...
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Titlesec, runin shape and amsthm

I'm trying to have an old fashioned style of (sub)section numbering as in EGA (Eléments de Géométrie Algébrique, by A.Grothendieck and J.Dieudonné). For a LaTeX written example, see here. I did it ...
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Why does titlesec cause bizarre line breaks within \paragraph?

Consider the following example: \documentclass[12pt,a6paper]{article} %\usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[textwidth=79mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \paragraph{I guess we'll have to make a few ...
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Chapter header with super huge numbers [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the chapter heading to look like this I am using the following code but the number are still so small \usepackage{titlesec} \definecolor{gray75}{gray}{0.75} ...
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titlesec troubles

I am working on a document that will consist of many sections and subsections. I want to have a table of contents per section. I am using titlesec, titletoc and titleps. I have the following MWE: ...
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Error compiling edited subsections

With reference to the question: Change size of section, subsection, subsubsection, paragraph and subparagraph title I tried this. While it works, it produces the following error when compiling: ...
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Getting table of contents to recognize titlesec paragraph

I am using hyperref to make a clickable table of contents. I am using titlesec to use \paragraph{ } as if it were a subsubsubsection. How do i get this use of \paragraph to display in my table of ...
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Adding a period after section

I have \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\section}[runin] {\normalfont\Large\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{} \titleformat{\subsection}[runin] {\normalfont\large\bfseries}{\thesubsection}{1em}{} ...
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How to force lower case in small caps section titles? [duplicate]

I want my section titles to appear in lower case small caps. I tried to define a way to force lower case, but it doesn't work. \\documentclass[12pt]{article} \\usepackage{textcase} ...
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Problem with titlesec/titletoc/tikz

I have a problem in the sheet dedicated to the table of contents. I'm using titlesec/titletoc/tikz which works fine except in the page "table of contents". I have this result : The problem is that ...
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How to adjust the size and placement of chapter heading in report class

How could I adjust the size and placement of chapter heading in my custom class? I am using report class as my base. When I used titlesec package inside my custom class, it threw error ! Package ...
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Customizing titlesec

I've read through section 2 and 3 of titlesec's package documentation, and unfortunately I find it extremely cryptic, so I've given up trying to come to terms with it. Please bear with me as I'm just ...
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How do I put a short title in the header but a long title in the toc (clashing of titlesec package with sectionmark)?

The format of my thesis is as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt,english]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{titlesec} \setlength{\headheight}{26pt} ...
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Change Sectional Skip Conditioned on Text Existing or not Before Sectional Division

I have a simple document layout with a main heading for the title, and the possibility of starting the first sectional unit (with a standard \section command) right after the title -- meaning, with no ...
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Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks (with titlesec)

This is a follow up question to Re-displaying section headings after page-breaks. The top answer by Werner works, but not when the package titlesec is loaded. Is another solution possible which does ...
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Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec}?

Is there an alternative for \usepackage[nobottomtitles*]{titlesec} as it messes up my automatic clearing of floatingfingure? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe} \makeatletter ...
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How to align the chapter number to the right?

Is there any way to align the chapter number to the right (without the CHAPTER word!) and the chapter title itself to the left? The chapter title must be on the line below the chapter number Here is ...
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Is it possible to have section titles inside paragraphs?

Is there a way to have section titles that are inside paragraphs, especially when using titlesec package? The runin style and others cause a paragraph break after the input line. What I am aiming for ...
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Spacing after Section

I have some subsubsection-titles that break the line and some that don't. The spacing after the title is different for those two cases. I am currently using so many packages and stuff (titlsec is one ...
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Color background of chapter headings

I'm trying to change the background color of the chapter headings. I'd like the full top part of the page, including top and right margins to turn gray until the titlerule. Currently they look like ...
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chapter style latex horizontal line

I want a chapter style like this: 1 ------chapter name------------- text text text text tex t text text text text t I have come this far: ...
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How to draw a gradient box around sections

How would you implement a margin-to-margin gradient using TikZ that is slightly larger than the text and that cover the whole lines of section text? The following code produced the results shown below ...
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How can I number paragraphs without higher level counters?

How can I redefine the paragraph counter such that instead of revealing all superior counters, it only reveals the paragraph counter. I assume this is possible with titlesec. I would like to have ...
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Section and subsection numbering

I'm new to LATEX language and now a have a problem with section and subsection numbering. I want to make my text look like this: 1. Sun 1.1 Moon 2. Bed I was tried to figure out how to make it, ...
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\section* no longer hides the section number

I wanted to add a background color to my sections, but by doing so \section* no longer works properly, ie, it now shows the section number when I want to hide it. Any ideas? Here's my code: ...
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titlesec \clearpage before a part

I'm using the titlesec package for my sectioning. I want to have a \clearpage before every \part however when I put it into the format field of ...
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\titleformat is causing the section title to appear twice in Table of Contents

Here is how it shows: The section appears twice. Ideally I'd like it to be BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE with that dot and no bold. Here is the \titleformat that is causing this behavior: ...
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Multiple sections on same level with diferent labels

This is a follow up to this question. I would like to have multiple subsections with different labels (in this situation the sign off boxes) all in the same numbering sequence. My attempt at this has ...
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another specific section format

Is there a way to implement the following style in LaTeX? "Sections should be numbered using upper-case roman numerals (I, II, III, etc.). Section titles should appear on the first line of text, ...
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Moving the chapter name in a titlesec frame?

I'm messing around with titlesec to make a frame with the chapter name in it. I can't figure out how to move the chapter name ("Chapter Foo" in the example). Here's the MWE: ...
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\nameref breaks for star versions of section/paragraph when titlesec is loaded

\nameref breaks for the star versions of section, paragraph when titlesec is loaded. I have a document that numbers paragraphs by default, but I have a few I do not want to number but would like to ...
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Underline subsections

I am able to make subsections italic and larger using the titlesec package, but there seems to be no working solution to make them underlined. Here is my current document: ...
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titleps' page styles inserted just before chapters start too early

The following MCE and image show that titleps' page styles inserted just before chapters start too early: the head rule begins with the 'test' page style which should be applied only after the end of ...
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titlesec warnings

I am trying to make my own style for chapter headings using koma-script and titlesec. The document compiles fine, but some errors are generated: Package titlesec Error: Entered in horizontal mode ...
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Using the titlesec package with the res document class

I am trying to redefine the formatting of the my sections using the titlesec package within a res document. However, I am getting the following error message which only occurs if I try to run the ...