I want to change the numbering of my subsections from A, B, C etc, to 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 etc.

I use \def\thesubsection{\thesection.\arabic{section}} however it only changed the numbering in the table of contents, leaving the alpha in the main body of text.

Why isnt it changing in the main body of text?

  • Welcome to TeX SX! Please post a small, yet complete, code reproducing the problem. – Bernard Dec 11 '19 at 23:24
  • A, B, C isn't the default, so how are you obtaining this output? – cfr Dec 12 '19 at 2:21

Will this meet the requirement?

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References: \ref{sec}, \ref{subsec}, and \ref{subsubsec}.

from--Subsection numbering should be arabic (1.1, 1.2 etc) not A B C

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  • In the standard classes (e.g., article etc) the default divisional numbering is Arabic. Therefore your code is superfluous. – Peter Wilson May 10 at 16:49

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