I need roman numbers for chapters header but in the table of contents I still want arabic numbers for the chapter. Is it possible?

For the chapter header I used this tag:

\renewcommand{\thechapter}{\ \Roman{chapter}}

Thanks a lot

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    Is the \ really necessary there? – user31729 May 17 '17 at 19:33

With the following code, the \renewcommand you're using now is not needed (and should in fact be omitted to obtain arabic numbers in the table of contents).







The code works by patching specifically the command LaTeX uses internally to typeset the chapter title, while leaving the entry to the table of contents intact.

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