I currently don't like the typesetting of a document. In my two sided document, I want that the chapter headings not have a vertical space before their appearance.

The text on the second page should start at line 1 or if it's possible on line 2.

My document preamble:






  • I see no vertical space before the chapter title.
    – egreg
    Dec 2, 2011 at 21:47
  • On the second page appear the text before the chapter heading on the first page. How can I make that everything on the same vertical position starts?
    – Robin
    Dec 2, 2011 at 21:53
  • Oh, yeah! That's not the heading, but a subsection title.
    – egreg
    Dec 2, 2011 at 21:56

1 Answer 1


You can try with


in your document preamble.

When using titlesec as you do, write

  • Thank you for your answer. Unfortunately, it does not work. I use the package titlesec. Is this might the problem?
    – Robin
    Dec 2, 2011 at 22:39
  • @Sam If you want help about this you should show the relevant parts of your preamble.
    – egreg
    Dec 2, 2011 at 22:43
  • Your solution works when I don't use titlesec. I've updated my question. I think that's all, what is in context with my problem.
    – Robin
    Dec 2, 2011 at 22:51

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