Good Evening,

as I am new to this whole Tex thing, making bigger adjustments to the presets still poses a problem. Basically, I want to change the setting for the headings, so they look like this:

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I dont know how to align the name of the heading with the text below and how to add an indent to the heading: I don't even know how to approach this. Gooogle didn't exactly deliver.

I hope someone can help.

  • 2
    While Google didn't deliver, could you deliver? That is, provide us with some frame of reference in the form of a minimal working example (MWE)?
    – Werner
    Jul 13 '15 at 16:02

Here's an option for the standard classes, using the titlesec package:

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The code:

\usepackage{lipsum}% just for the example





\section{A test section}
\subsection{A test subsection}
\subsubsection{A test subsubsection}
\subsection{Another test subsection}


Changinf the value for \TitleOverhang (default=1.5cm), you can easily control the distance from the numbers to the left margin. I only provided code down to \subsubsection; for lower sectional units you could use

  {0pt}{3.25ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{1em}
  • Thank you very much, this is exactly what I was looking for. Jul 13 '15 at 17:27

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