I am writing one report in which i need to write page index in the beginning of report.

    This is my first section which may use n number of pages.

    This section may use m number of pages.

    This section may use p number of pages.

I need to add image also like shown below.

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How can i control it and write it on index page.


1 Answer 1


I'm not sure if you want the table of contents (simply adding \tableofcontents{}) or the alphabetic index, but this example make both:


Remember that you need to run pdflatex myfile.tex twice to obtain atable of contents. If there are an alphabetic index, it is also needed a makeindex myfile.idx after pdflatex myfile.tex to have a myfile.ind and then run pdflatex myfile.tex again.

Edit 1: As in the edited question you mention both report and section may be you will prefer change report by article in the document class and \section instead of \part.

Edit 2: The question ask now for include images in the table of contents. This is not trivial, but there a solution in Resources for designing a table of contents. Also could be of interest Include images in TOC?.

  • I don't want to add it manually like page 10 or 29. Is there any way to do it automatically since i m using sweave.
    – manish
    Jan 23, 2013 at 6:36
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    Edited. Simply delete \setcounter{page}{xx} to have automatic page numbers.
    – Fran
    Jan 23, 2013 at 6:52
  • Thanks for quick reply. How to remove Part I/II/III and continue the text after title on same page.
    – manish
    Jan 23, 2013 at 6:53
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    @user15662 Please see the updated answer.
    – Fran
    Jan 23, 2013 at 7:02
  • i edited my question.Pls help me.
    – manish
    Jan 23, 2013 at 8:01

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