I am using the following to suppress the numbering of \sections:


But in my \tableofcontents, the section numbers still appear. Is there a way to remove them?

  • do you want section numbers suppressed everywhere, or only in the toc? (if everywhere, david's answer is good. if toc only, things get a bit more complicated.) Commented May 15, 2013 at 20:34

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don't do that, instead do


this counter controls the level at which LaTeX numbers headings.

  • @David Carlisle, I implemented this with success as well. However, beside each section title in the body of the text, "0." appears. Is there any way to remove this?
    – Francesco
    Commented Sep 11, 2017 at 18:28

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