All chapters begin a new page by default. I want to remove this break between two short chapters. By the nopagebreak doesn't work. What can be the cause? Is there another way to do that? I don't give all my code there, but I can write some details if needed.

  • 1
    Can you please provide an MWE that shows the behaviour? Jun 8 at 20:05
  • It would probably be easier to use a different level than \chapter. Jun 8 at 20:10
  • 1
    a \nopagebreak stops tex choosing a page break but it does not stop \clearpage issued by chapter from forcing break Jun 8 at 20:16
  • One possibility is to temporarily \let\clearpage\par and restore it after starting the new chapter. I am not sure if there will be side effects though. Jun 8 at 20:20
  • Related/duplicate: two chapters on same page in memoir
    – Werner
    Jun 8 at 22:28

1 Answer 1


As said, chapter insert a \clearpage, so a simple approach is place the chapter title in a group where this command if redefined to just make a paragraph break, some ornament or whatever that you want. After the group, the old definition of \clearpage is still in effect, so next chapters will start in new pages.



You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .