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Math book with problems and solutions

I am making a book of problems and solutions. Each chapter has several problems and I would like to include a separate chapter for the solution of each problem in each chapter. More or less, the draft ...
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book, tocloft - How to suppress page numbers for all but several chapters in ToC?

This question is the equivalent to Using scrbook, how to suppress page numbers for all but several chapters in TOC?, but refers to the book document class. The question is, how to suppress page ...
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Switching to twoside results in different margins for main text and frontmatter for Dissertate template (based on book)

I want to use the generic version (https://s3.amazonaws.com/dissertate.io/Dissertate-Generic-LaTeX.zip) of the Dissertate template (https://github.com/suchow/Dissertate) to write a thesis. After I ...
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How to change the book style

I'm writing a big report for my university and i have a few questions for you. Here is the code of my "book" report : \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{babel} \...
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Title of the chapter breaking page layout

this is probably a dumb issue but I don't know how to solve it in a clean and efficient way. I am writing my thesis with the standard book layout. The problem is that the title of one of the chapter ...
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Glossaries won't display in “documentclass” book

So, I've noticed this is kind of a recurring problem here and even though I searched and tried so many things, my glossaries simply won't pop up on my pdf. Now, I just want to say that I'm fairly new ...
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chapter without numbering modified

I want to add a chapter without numbering in a book class. It should appear in the table of contents as well. However, the chapter rule as it is appears not to allow this properly. For instance, in ...
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Why the chapter name and section name are not coming alternately in the header?

MWE: \documentclass[lang=en,11pt]{elegantbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \title{Book Title} \subtitle{Chapter and section at header alternatively} \author{No author name given} \institute{ABC} \date{...
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Hebrew language causes troubles with figure* environment?

I want to write a book document class, with the use of sidenotes and marginnote to produce a document that resembles in appearance the tufte-book document class. The thing is that I am including some ...
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Hide chapter name on page and in TOC

I am trying to create a page with a quote from a famous physicist for my master's thesis. To do this I used the unchapter command, which removes the chapter heading from the page, as I wanted, but ...
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Why are even pages empty?

I'm writing a mini-book for 12th grade students on physics, and I finished it (Finally) the only problem I have is that the even pages are blank when I move to another Chapter ! How can I solve this ! ...
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Extra curly bracket error when using \contentsline and hyperref

I want to have some commentary text below the chapter name when in the table of contents. Following Chapter in ToC without page number I adapted this to create a \fakesection command to suppress the ...
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Two bibliographies with bibtex with roman and arabic numerals

I'm writting in a file whose document class is book. I'm using bibtex and multibib to include my publications and a general set of references in different sections. I want both to be in ieeetr style. ...
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How to create a fake ToC on a title page?

I wrote a large book of 2000 pages, so I have to split it into 4 or 5 volumes of about 500 pages (250 paper sheets), for printing and paper binding issues. Each volume would have its own front title ...
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How can I put this margins on my document?

How can I put these margins on my document, alternating them between odd and even pages (as seen in the pictures)?. I've been looking for book templates, but the codes are too complicated and I don't ...
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How to obtain a minitoc with classicthesis?

Suppose you want to write a report with a local TOC at the beginning of each chapter. This can be obtained with the minitoc package. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{minitoc} %\input{...
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Chapter name with a bar separation

How can I show my chapter's titles, using book class, to be like this: I've been using titlesec and anyfontsize package for its spacing and sizing with the following code: \titleformat{\chapter}[...
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error in compilation book documentclass

It is not the first time I work with the book documentclass. Apparently, I did not do anything different but this time I get a strange error message: I have, of course, a master document and a series ...
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Specifying Parts and Chapters while using \include{<Chapter>}

In my research group, we have a recommended thesis file, which uses an \include{} command to bring chapters into the main text. Inside those files, the formats of chapters, sections and subsections ...
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Remove chapter and title from book

I need my chapter to appear in the list of contents, but it can't show in the page it starts. The titlesec package helped, but it just erased the "chapter n" part, and I need to delete the ...
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Index of contents compressed

The Latex toc is structured by default on several lines: each line of text represents the single chapter, or section, or subsection, while the paragraph indents distinguish the various levels of the ...
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Make chapter numbers appear in ToC (documentclass: book, using tocloft)

I am editing a document on Overleaf: https://www.overleaf.com/read/dfmmpdxfnpzd Unfortunately, for some reason the chapter numbers are not shown in the table of contents. I went through all forums I ...
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Changing style of (sub)sections

How can I change the style of sections and subsections... I want this: Instead of this default style: Please note that the first style is indented meanwhile the default one is not. My document class ...
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Can I use the svmono Springer template files for self publishing a book outside of Springer?

I want to self publish a Math book and would like to use the svmono style template files as the base. I checked the files themselves, the Springer publishing guide, but nowhere do they reference the ...
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Openany still producing extra page

I am very close to completing my project, but I am not sure why openany for my chapters is producing an extra page on pg.viii. I thought openany would fix where I could place the beginning of my ...
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How to creat the source file for that

I would like to write a book, where each chapter, section display as the immage I attached below Where "CHƯƠNG 1" means "CHAPTER 1". The counter of sections and chapters should be ...
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How to make this table of contents

I want to make this table of contents with the documentclass is book: I know when we use \documentclass[openany]{memoir} we can use Modifying mini-toc coontent but I need for book! Thanks a lot!
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Start sections in an odd page only in one chapter

I need to make all the sections of a certain chapter of my document (a book) appear in an odd page. Any ideas?
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Combine two different \documentclass and different packages in one document

This is my main document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,openany]{book} \usepackage[a4paper, inner=4cm, outer=3cm, top=4cm, bottom=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{standalone} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Arabic Memoir Book Fine Tuning

How can I fine-tune this memoir code. I would like to do the following which is shown in the attached images. \documentclass[11pt,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} \usepackage{...
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How to change the period after chapter label in the header

\documentclass{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{xcolor} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyfoot[LE,RO]{\normalsize\thepage} \fancyhead[RE]{\footnotesize\itshape ...
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How to use \include or \input (or another command?) to render dissertation chapters as research articles?

I have multiple "content" file that I need to pull into two different directions for two different document classes, book and article. There is only one book file, and I am successfully ...
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Weird font quality using book class

I compiled a book using this preamble \documentclass{book} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{empheq} \usepackage{...
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Solution box in book class

I am writing a book, 95% completed, and I intend to change an environment as soon as it is over. I wrote the entire book with the exam class, because when I started I had no idea that it is very ...
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Twoside option for exam class

I wrote an entire book, 700 pages long, which contains 1000 math questions solved. When I started the book, however, I had no idea what each document class meant. I recently tried to put the book with ...
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Table is not appearing in the book class

I am trying to put a table in a document and I am using the book class. I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4 paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{subcaption, bm, float, color} %\usepackage[ inner =1....
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Package subcaption Error: This package can't be used in cooperation

I am writing my thesis with the latex template with overleaf. The main tex file; \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,openany]{book} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%% ...
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Remove section from headers

Right now I am having some sections getting in my headers, while I want just chapters to appear in it. I am using the book document class. I found the \clearmark{section} command from memoir class ...
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Cleveref in section's name does not work in book header

I have a book format document with a theorem's reference in one of the section names. I use cleveref to make this reference, it shows perfectly in the section's name and even the table of contents, ...
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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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