I use \tableofcontents to generate a ToC of a book. It uses Roman numerals I, II, III for parts, and Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 for chapters. I would like it to say "Part I" rather than "I", and "Chapter 23" rather than "23". How can I change this consistently throughout the document?

  • AFAIR tocloft can do this
    – daleif
    May 10 '11 at 11:20
  • @daleif: Can you not port the memoir toc setup to toclof. It does not look if Peter Wilson is going to get around to do that. This is a very old FAQ and there are not realy a good solution besides memoir and amsbook.
    – Danie Els
    May 10 '11 at 13:50

You can use the tocloft package. A little example (feel free to adapt it according to your needs):






    \part{First Part}
    \chapter{First Chapter}

    \addtocontents{toc}{% NB!!! must be inside the first \include

    \chapter{First Appendix}


EDIT: changed the "manual" names "Part" and "Chapter" to \partname and "\chaptername".

EDIT: changed to properly handle appendixes

  • 1
    And what about appendixes?
    – Danie Els
    May 10 '11 at 12:56
  • @Danie Els: you are right; I've edited my code to use \partname and \chaptername which should handle appendices if the \backmatter command is used. May 10 '11 at 13:04
  • Nope, you have redefine \cftchappresnum inside a \addtocontents. This causes a new set of problems when you use \include because of latex's immediate and delayed write mechanisms. The only foolproof solution is memoir or amsbook
    – Danie Els
    May 10 '11 at 13:25
  • Typo in comment. Should have been: you have to redefine ....
    – Danie Els
    May 12 '11 at 1:48

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