Questions tagged [books]

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How to make my own professional book step-by-step( there is a course or a book that I didn't find?)

Sorry if this question is not doubts about LaTeX per se, but more a question for a guide to making my own book. There is a book or a course or a tutorial available specifically about making my own ...
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How to add sub books in table of content?

I am writing a book (documentclass: book) that has sub-books like Book 1, Book 2 etc. Currently to add the Book 1 as a new page , I am doing the following : \newpage \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{...
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What is twoside used for in printing?

I wonder the detailed usage of the documentclass option twoside. I learned from somewhere that it is used for some kind of printing, especially for printing books. However, it does not provide more ...
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Making Conclusion, Bibliography and Table of index without chapter Number with inclusion in Table of contents

I want the table of contents in my thesis to look like this: Contents First Page, Contents Second Page %The images are not included here visually, purposefully otherwise the question will become too ...
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Header from book format in report

When using the book document class one gets the chapter nr. and section name in the header. However, I've found no way of doing this in the report class. Looking at the fancyhdr package it seems like ...
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Test not wrapping in wrapfig

Working on a book writing project for a friend. I am using the wrapfig environment to wrap my text around the figure as I have done in the past, but there is something in the geometry of the page that ...
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How Do I Set Margins To Meet KDP Requirements?

I'm new to LaTeX (started yesterday). I was looking for a way to automate/dramatically speed up interior layout for print books with consistent design across the entire PDF, using a few templates that ...
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xkeyval package raises error after recent update of ltxbase

I am using custom class for my book. After recent update of miktex made on 28.10.2020 compilation of the book raises an error. Short investigation has shown that changed files in miktex bundle are ...
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scrbook class provides option to divide book in three book parts: prebook, main book and postbook

As the title says, in scrbook (or was it standard book class?) it is possible to divide/separate a book into three different standard parts. Hereby it is possible to declare e.g. different page ...
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TOC Running Head

I have found any number of answers to how you might change running heads of chapters and how you can change the appearance of chapter titles in the table of contents, but I can't find how you can ...
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Empty page before title

I would like to add a full-page sized image before the title. However, when using the code below an empty page appears after the image and before the title. If I change the document class to article, ...
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Footer ruler on first page in fancyhdr with `book` but not in `\part` part

In the question Footer ruler on first page in fancyhdr with `book` I asked about the possibility to get a footer ruler on the first page of a chapter. The answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/566047/...
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Footer ruler on first page in fancyhdr with `book`

I have a problem with the footer ruler on the first page of each chapter, it doesn't show whilst for the the second and following page of each chapter the ruler occurs. I found the answer: https://tex....
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How can I get this book toc style?

I would like to have this style in my book written with the book LaTex class. How could I get it? Here is my code: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{...
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LaTeX book template [Font?]

Does someone have a template for http://inis.jinr.ru/sl/vol2/Ax-books/Disk_01/Gromov-Metric-structures-Riemann-non-Riemann-spaces.pdf ? This is also the font style used in Melrose's book on the Atiyah-...
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KDP class for latex and wrong margins

I am using latex with the KDP class to format my pdf. The layout is overall very satisfying but the margins don't seem right. For example, on odd pages, the margin on the right side is wider than that ...
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Changing colours in the table of contents with unnumbered sections

I think is a crash between the packages unnumberedtotoc and tocloft... I want a table of contents with a black background, white font and unnumbered sections... But I can't have no idea how make the ...
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Insert Cover as Double Page

I am ready to send my project (class = book, A4) to the printer as a PDF. But they request that I insert--in the beginning of the document--the book cover as a double-page with 0.8 cm thickness for ...
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Splitted-pages LaTeX format

Do you remember the book titled "Diary of a bad year" written by John Maxwell Coetzee (a Nobel laureated writer)? If you do not. This book has a special format where each page is ...
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How can I remove text formatting for the title of tableofcontents that is used for chapter titles?

I'm having trouble formatting the table of contents. I would like to change only the first page, but for the other pages it is not working. Here is the example: Here's the code \documentclass[oneside]{...
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Tikz: Different positioning behavior when using scrbook or book

when embedding my tikz images into different types of document-classes, I experience some very annoying differences. I have provided the following MWE: \documentclass[ ]{book} %]{scrbook} ...
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Line above page numbering for even and odd pages

my problem is simple. With the following code I have the line above the page numbering only for even pages. Also For some pages, for e.g. the contents in the header I have for the right and the left ...
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Making a chart-like graph in latex (for Number Theory)

I had been taking my Number theory class notes in latex and all is done except one last bit (which I have been postponing for ages now!). I am trying to find the best way of transferring the following ...
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Figure and table recto and verso errors when using \includeonly

I am typesetting a large book in tufte-book under TeXShop in which the root file contains some initial text and potential links to individual chapter files, such as: %\includeonly{Ch1} %\includeonly{...
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APA format values for `baselineskip`, `parskip`, `parindent`, and other such values

I would like my book to have an APA format writing in LaTeX. What values should I change to make such a format? Preamble code that might be relevant: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \...
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I want to get rid of blank pages in documentclass book in pdfLaTeX, but is it a good idea?

This inserts blank pages after the title, table of contents, and the end of each chapter. However, Overleaf does not support two-page view, so is it a good idea to remove such pages, and if it is, how ...
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Nice and fancy, super professional looking headers examples [closed]

I'm looking for a refresh of my book's headers (it's a French book on physics, in case the content is usefull information). Currently, I'm using the headers style defined in this MWE code: \...
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Making double spaced Chapter title in latex using titlesec

I am beginning to write my first draft of my dissertation, and my institution requires that my chapter titles be centered and have the following format. --larger vertical space-- 'Chapter' Chapter ...
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Difficulties with book class and beginning of chapters

I want to use the book class but I have issues with the formatting: In my understanding, new chapters should always start on a right page but somehow that is not the case in this example: \...
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What's the Simplest Way to Convert a book from XeLaTex to Epub [duplicate]

I have a 508-page book setup in LaTex. The book has 60+ images and uses custom fonts (the reason why I'm using XeLaTex). I use Overleaf and can easily spit out PDFs to create the paperback version of ...
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Removing extra chapter numbering in the Table of Contents

I'm using different chapter names in the chapter itself and the table of contents: \chapter[Chapter 1 – Introduction]{Introduction}. I'm also using chapter numbers (\thechapter) in chapter headers as ...
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What is wrong with this ToC and all the overfull boxes?

This code gives me a lot of Overfull \hbox messages in the console, and I'm wondering why: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{microtype} \...
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Troubles customizing the ToC with tocloft

I'm having difficulties in setting up the ToC of a large book with many chapters, sections and subsections. The horizontal spacings aren't right, and the dots to the page number isn't right neither. ...
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Splitting Endnotes Into Chapters With Enotez: Issues With Footnotes Out of Chapters

I'm using @cgnieder's code from enotez: listing chapter or section names at the listing of endnotes to split endotes into different chapters. The code works well, but some of the endnotes in my book ...
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Displaying all page numbers in ToC on the left-hand side?

I'm trying to display the page numbers on the left side of the ToC. I used code from the Moving the page number in a table of contents to the left of the titles with tocloft thread and was able to ...
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Unable to get sections to display in the table of contents

I'm using \documentclass[12pt]{book} to put together a 500-page book. The .tex file is getting pretty heavy and complex. As a result, I'm running into conflicts with the ToC. \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} ...
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Is it safe to use \usepackage{fullpage} for book publishing?

I'm putting together a paperback book using the \documentclass{book} layout. I'm starting to use \usepackage{fullpage} to get bigger fonts and gain more flexibility in terms of layout. Final output ...
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Wrapping text on multiple lines with \titleformat

I'm trying to reproduce this chapter header: Currently it looks like this: I'm using this code to generate the titles: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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How to print title chapters on the right side and odd pages on right side in the book class

I am writing my thesis in book class but I figured out that my title chapters are appearing on the left side of the pdf instead of right. I see some discussions that chapter title page must be appear ...
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Cannot reference the last Part of a book, before that Part. Only applies to last Part

This does not work: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \part{One} \label{part:One} Part \ref{part:Two} \part{Two} \label{part:Two} %\part{Three} \label{part:Three} \end{document} Remove the ...
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Is it possible to automatically generate a rank of the citations?

I would like to know which papers or books I am citing the most. So, is it possible to automatically generate a rank of the citations? (i.e. automatically count the number of times all references are ...
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Guides and tips for starting off with the Memoir class?

So I don't know if this is an appropriate question to ask here, but let's see how it goes. I would like to know if there are other resources to getting started with the Memoir class in LaTeX. I've ...
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How to stop chapters starting a new page

How can I achieve that chapters do not start on a new page? Below you find a small example document, where I would like that the titles are all in one page. Thanks a lot for your time and help. \...
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Chapter Cover pages with image and chapter numbering

I am currently writing my thesis and would like to edit the template I am using MastersDoctoralThesis. Precisely, I would like to have every chapter being introduced with 4 pages (#1: page displaying ...
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Book class with default options (openright, twoside) produce wider right side margin for right side pages

Here is my LaTeX code for an example book: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{Lorem Ipsum} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut ...
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How to put exercise inside tcolorbox under ExerciseList?

I want to make a colorbox around Exercise (question only). I have used tcolorbox for theorems but unable to understand how it can be used for all Exercise. A suggestion will be appreciated. \...
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How to do fancy color background header and footer in a book?

I would like to get header as : MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,openright,fleqn,twoside]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth=16cm,paperheight=24cm]{geometry} \usepackage{titleps} \newpagestyle{mystyle}{% ...
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How to remove the 2nd and 3rd page header and footers In TOC?

Hi guys I am trying to create the from my project report using book document class. I am facing one problem regarding toc. I have 4 pages in toc .but In the second and third page have the header and ...
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How to insert a supplementary section between chapters?

I am using the book class and after every five chapters (out of 20) I want a review section (so four review sections total). This review section should appear with the prominence of a chapter in the ...
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What is the command to include an image in a file such that this image becomes like a page

What is the command to include an image in a file such that this image becomes like a page. My problem I may have written a book. For the next page Instead of this page being simple, I want to ...

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