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

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Wrong section number with fancyhdr when using clearpage

I am using Latex for my Bachelors Thesis and I have run into a little problem, I haven't been able to fix yet: I am using Article as my document class and want each section to start with a new page, ...
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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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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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Add “Part” before the number in Toc when using titlesec package

According to other answers here and elsewhere on the Internet, to add "Part" before the part number in the ToC you do this: \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand\cftpartpresnum{Part~} However, I've ...
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Chapter style for a book of complied articles

Say each chapter is an article (manually copying or typesetting the article). Naturally, article title will be used as chapter title. How do I define sections for subtitle, author, date, and source ...
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Package titlesec Error: Incompatible package?

Here is my code. Something goes wrong. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage{titleps} \newpagestyle{main} { \sethead[\footnotesize \sffamily{Page}\thepage\ ...
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Changing the relative position of the starting point of every chapter (also Preface, References, Index if any)

I would like that the starting point of the first page of each chapter (also Preface, References, Index if any) be at the position 1/3 of the text-height of the page (from the top of the page). In ...
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remove chapter number from section entries in tableofcontents

an MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[spelling=new,babelshorthands=true]{german} ...
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Can we change something so that the chapter is at the left side?

Using the following commands: \usepackage[sf,sl,outermarks]{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\bfseries\Large} {\filleft\MakeUppercase{\chaptertitlename} \Huge\thechapter} {4ex} ...
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left and right aligned section title on one line

I am trying to have a simple bilingual title for a section. The English text should align to the left and the Arabic text should align to the right, both on the same line. The following line of ...
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Epigraph on Part Page

I used the solution given here to get a nice, customizable epigraph on a part page. However, the solution uses the command \usepagestyle{epigraph}, and because of this, the part page has a ...
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Adding chapter prefix for Appendix

I am working on a larger report and need help with chapter naming for the appendices. I want to add "Appendix" as a prefix to the chapter numbering for the appendices in my document in the actual ...
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How to convert titlesec code to scrlayer-scrpage code

In my LaTeX code I use the actual version of the KOMA-script bundle and its documentclass scrbook. In this regard I wonder how to convert code which uses the package titlesec to code which should use ...
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Problem with pagebreak in titlepage

I am trying to make a first page template. At this template I want a box at the bottom of the page with some text, but I can not get TeX to put it at the bottom, but rather it is moved to the next ...
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Hide titleformat in a macro when [explicit] is loaded

This is a follow-up question to: Different titleformat style for different numberless chapters I have something like the following macro: \titleformat{\chapter} {\normalfont\Huge\color{blue}} {} ...
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Using titleformat* with tikzpicture (leaving horizontal mode)?

I'd like to use the same code as in Using tikzpagenodes with crop package? - except with \titleformat*, not with \titleformat. Why? Because in the original code I got with the template for my real doc ...
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Add parts titles to the LOF

I would like to add parts and chapters to the LOF. I can add chapters but the \apptocmd{\@part} doesn't work unless I comment \titleformat{\part}. Why ? I have found a workaround with ...
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How can I exclude a custom sectioning command from the table of contents?

Question How can I exclude a custom titling command (sectioning command) from the table of contents? Note that I do not want to simply inherit the \paragraph, because it is reserved for and extra ...
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Why are the frame and color fill not properly aligned vertically?

% %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,reqno,fleqn]{amsbook} % ...
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I want to place a dot after the numbers of sections, subsections, and subsubsections [duplicate]

My goal is as stated in the question title. There are other questions addressing this, but the answers selected, as best I can tell, don't get along with my other existing code, which is summarized ...
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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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Display \parttitle in header\footer with titlesec package

I want the \parttitle displays in the header, however, as you see on the picture below, this command has been ignored: I tried solutions from there questions: How to get part name in LaTeX ? ...
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Page breaks inside titlesec section headings

I use LaTeX to generate contracts and agreements. In most cases, it works okay but, every so often, it causes problems with pagination; specifically, if I have too many subsections without an explicit ...
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Modifying Section Style modifies the style of Contents in ToC

In the article class, if the style of the section heading is changed, the style of the contents heading in the Table of Contents is also changed. How to prevent this? ...
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How to create a subsubparagraph appearing in the TOC ? (memoir class)

I'am trying to create a subsubparagraph counter. \titleclass{\subsubparagraph}{straight}[\subparagraph] \newcounter{subsubparagraph} ...
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Alignement in table of contents (\titlecontents)

In the code below, I use \titlecontents{part} to customise the way the parts are displayed in my table of contents. \titlecontents{part} [0em] ...
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Remove Spacing above Heading with removed Chapter-Text

I've a problem with removing the space above the Chapter text, when I've removed the "chapter". My minimal example is down below. In the image I show which space I'd like to reduce. I tried a lot with ...
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Why won't I see the table of contents?

I tried to write table of contents to my book but encountered a problem, as it prints "Sisältö" but there is no table of contents. What is the mistake I made? ...
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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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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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\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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titlesec errors out with res documentclass?

\documentclass{res} \usepackage[compact]{titlesec} \begin{document} \end{document} gives ! Argument of \section has an extra }. error and few other errors. Is there anything wrong ...
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Reducing/removing gap between header and custom chapter title

I'm writing a portfolio/report with pdflatex and while trying to get a header and footer I have got a situation where there's now a significant gap between the header and the chapter title, whereas ...
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Customizing \chapter command

Here is the picture: The code is from this post. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{titlesec} \setmainfont{EB Garamond ...
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titlesec: toptitlemarks and bottitlemarks broken when \section not called explicitly

This question is linked to my previous chapter-and-verse-in-header question I am trying to produce a Bible text where the Chapter and Verse references appear in the header of each page. As can be ...
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Passing shape argument to titleformat as a command

I aim at using to types of chapter headings in my document: for preambule and appendix, simple underlined upper case, while for the main chapters, I want to have a full page with "chapter n / Title" ...
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How to change space before and after chapter / section etc

I would like to have the following spacing: \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{50pt}{30pt} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{13.2pt}{*0} \titlespacing*{\subsection}{0pt}{13.2pt}{*0} ...
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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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Adding line after section heading

I am trying to add a horizontal line (like \hrule) that starts just after each section's heading, fills the rest of the line, and is vertically aligned with the heading, as shown below. To do so, I ...
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Easy mode of titlesec not working with beamerarticle

I can't get the "easy" mode of titlesec to work with beamerarticle. With the following example: \documentclass{extarticle} \RequirePackage{beamerarticle} \RequirePackage{titlesec} ...
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Fancyhdr - No “Chapter” Word, but part number

I am having trouble defining my headers with the fancyhdr package. Here is what I want : - on the left page, on the left side : partnumber.chapternumber. Chapter Name - on the right page, on the right ...
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Stacking section labels in left margin

I am starting to convert to LaTeX to do my homework for Math courses. I want to use sectioning to separate questions \section{5.3} \subsection{1} \subsubsection{a} and look something like this: ...
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Include class numbering in TOC with a subclass entry when using titlesec and titletoc

I am trying to use titleclass to define two new classes : savoir and subsavoir. In the TOC, I would like to get something like this : Savoir 1 -- First knowkledge title Savoir 1.a -- First ...
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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 do I hide “Chapter 0” in this custom style when using a numberless chapter?

Everything works perfect when I use \chapter{chaptername}, but I noticed that my table of contents and other similar non-numbered chapters have a "Chapter 0" in my header. \titleformat{\chapter} ...
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titlesec extra arguments to sections

Is it possible to add extra arguments to a modified section environment using the titleformat command of the titlesec package? For example, that the section color appears as red when doing ...
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Change spacing before chapter title within frontmatter

I am using the report class for my dissertation, which requires 2 inch margin beginning at each chapter. I am using the following command: \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{2in}{1in} This works fine ...
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section spacing from top of page vs normal text spacing

I'm trying to change the distance from the top of the page that text starts appearing when I use \section, so that it matches the distance when I just use regular formatting (not in a section). Below ...
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How do I align the first section title with the top of the first column when using multicol?

I'm using multicol for a two-column layout so I can have column balancing/equalizing at the end of every chapter. I'm also using titlesec to format my chapter/section/subsection titles. I've been ...
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Using Titlesec, titletoc, and titleps together affects the command \tableofcontents

Writing a book of probability in arabic, I want to use the titleps package for different beautiful headpages, in my files where I use titletoc for partial table of contents. All was good until I used ...