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I use the tocloft package to design the Table of Contents. I wanted to add the word Part before the numbers of parts in TOC (f.e. using \cftpartpresnum), but I want to add it only for numbered parts. For example I want to have:

Intro ..... 1
Part I Lalala ...2
Part II Lalalala...4
Conclusion ....6

Is it possible? \cftpartpresnum adds to all parts.

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Probably not the most elegant way: Add appropriate redefinitions of \cftpartpresnum to the .toc file using the \addtocontents macro. (Note: I'm using the tocvsec2 package to add unnumbered parts to the ToC.)

\documentclass{book}

\usepackage{tocloft}
\usepackage{tocvsec2}

\begin{document}

\setsecnumdepth{none}
\addtocontents{toc}{\protect\renewcommand{\protect\cftpartpresnum}{}}

\tableofcontents

\part{Intro}

\resetsecnumdepth
\addtocontents{toc}{\protect\renewcommand{\protect\cftpartpresnum}{\partname~}}

\part{First part}

\part{Second part}

\setsecnumdepth{none}
\addtocontents{toc}{\protect\renewcommand{\protect\cftpartpresnum}{}}

\part{Conclusion}

\end{document}
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  • Thank you for the answer! Unfortunately, I can not make it, I copy-paste into LaTex and it gives the following error: "Undefined control sequence \resetsecnumdepth"...
    – Natalia
    Oct 13, 2011 at 21:00
  • @Natalia: You have to load the tocvsec2 package.
    – lockstep
    Oct 14, 2011 at 5:21
  • Thank you!!! It works on my desktop at work, don't know why it did not work yesterday at my laptop. But here I have been already using the \tocvsec2 package (following your advise with \minitoc). Should I download manually \tocvsec2 in such case to my laptop? where should i copy it?
    – Natalia
    Oct 14, 2011 at 8:57
  • @Natalia: See tex.stackexchange.com/questions/1137/…
    – lockstep
    Oct 14, 2011 at 15:14
  • Is there the same solution for the memoir class for a document which include 27 parts and only the las one has sections and subsections? I tried to use this code, but in my situation table of contents gives first page blank, overlaps the page number and the bottom margin and doesn't go to a new page.
    – filokalos
    Nov 15, 2013 at 8:07

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