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

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paragraph style - how to force line break? \paragraph{} \\ - make paragraph a header?

I want to format paragraph to work as a regular title \paragraph{title} text goes here output of that is: title text goes here how can I change the output to force line break and use the usal ...
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Change whitespace above and below a section heading

I want to change the spacing around a section heading so that there is less of a gap between it and the paragraph that follows. I found the following commands \usepackage[compact]{titlesec} ...
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Changing the section title style for an article document type

I have just started working on my master's thesis with my universities latex template. It uses the 'article' document class for it. I have tweaked it here and there a bit to make it more to my liking. ...
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Sectioning created via titlesec have wrong \label

I have created the following custom sectioning using the titlesec package. % in the preamble \newcounter{phase} \titleclass{\phase}{straight}[\section] ...
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titlesec versus titling; mangling \thetitle

I want to have the chapter name and title of the document appear in the header; I know how to do that with fancyhdr and titling, one of the miscellaneous functions of the latter is to preserve the ...
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Formatting a \paragraph to look like a \section

I'm writing a document that contains a rather deep tree of nested lists, and was wondering if how I would go about reformatting the \paragraph macro to format the text contained within it as a ...
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Underline a section header the full width of the page

How do I get a full page width underline or bottom-border on a section title? At the moment I'm using \usepackage{sectsty} \sectionfont{\normalfont\sffamily\large\underline\bfseries\color{orange}} ...
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Margins as Subsections

Is there a way to have subsection titles show in the margin of the page? I'm never happy with subsections, I usually tend to avoid them. What I do like, is letting the readers know what's going on by ...
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How to set the font for a \section title (and chapter etc)

How do I specify the fonts, and general font size, for the titles, chapters and sections in my document Update: I can see how my question is confusing. I use \section and \chapter etc. to organise ...