Hello i'm trying to write subsection without section's number.And I need to write section's number in roman numeral(i already found this one using \renewcommand{\thesection}{\Roman{section}}) But when i using these, roman numeral appears in front of subsections number how do I write subsection without sections number but section and subsections number appears in \tableofcontents?

  • 1
    Hi Mr./Mrs. Downvoter ask for clarification to OP and Please care to leave for the downvote atleast for first timer here – texenthusiast Aug 1 '13 at 6:37
  • Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format – texenthusiast Aug 1 '13 at 6:38
  • There is a more extensive answer at question 37189. This might help. – Georg Jung May 11 '16 at 8:08

Subsection number representation is provided by \thesubsection which, by default, is defined as


Redefining it to


removes the preceding \thesection.. Subsection numbering will still be reset with every section.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.