I am trying to write notes on a subject and I want to view them also in book format. The sample of a book, which I saw impressive for reading is the following one. How to make such format of book including style of font and also type of titles of chapter, titles of sections etc. The Springer publishing company has produced lot of books of this format for undergraduates and I have seen such books impressive in their writing style.

The very basic step to write book is appeared as question earlier, it says to start with


but I am interested in its form also.

Thanks in advance!.

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  • This question is very broad. Could you please show us your attempts? There are many questions how to style a book which you could start with.
    – TeXnician
    Jul 24, 2017 at 5:06
  • OK, I agrree about broadness of question, but the starting I did was what I wrote the latex commands in above question. The other mathematical part I can handle with some effort, but I am finding tolls for making above style pages in book.
    – Soluble
    Jul 24, 2017 at 5:08
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    You can download latex class files from most (all?) of the major publishers who publish mathematics. For Springer have a look at springer.com/gp/authors-editors/book-authors-editors/…. Personally, I prefer CUP: authornet.cambridge.org/information/elt/latex.asp. There's also tufte-latex.github.io/tufte-latex and many many others.
    – user30471
    Jul 24, 2017 at 5:13
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    Questions asking us to recommend or find a book, tool, software library, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-topic on this site as they usually do not revolve around an abstract issue. Instead, describe the problem and what has been done so far to solve it. Jul 24, 2017 at 5:44
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    To the close-voters: wait a few days before closing: i.stack.imgur.com/KSSY4.png. Let's give the OP time to refine his/her question!
    – CarLaTeX
    Jul 24, 2017 at 7:29

1 Answer 1


Here is an attempt at recreating the chapters. There are several things which might break:

  • two-digit chapter numbers will be too wide
  • long chapter titles will mess up the vertical alignment

From here it isn't that difficult to change the section numbers. I'll leave this task to the OP or anyone else who'd like to comment …

Here is the code so far:



   \tikz[baseline]\draw[line width=3pt,dotted,line cap=round,dash pattern=on 0pt off 3\pgflinewidth, gray50](0,-1.2)--(0,1.8);%

% \titleformat{〈command〉}[〈shape〉]{〈format〉}{〈label〉}{〈sep〉}{〈before-code〉}[〈after-code〉]

    {\chapter}% command
    [hang]% shape
    {\Huge\bfseries}% format
    }% label
    {10mm}% sep
    {}% before-code
    []% after-code

\chapter{Second Chapter}

This is the output:

first chapter

second chapter

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