Questions tagged [chapters]

{chapters} is about the \chapter command which is one of the sectioning commands forming the logical structure of documents. This tag should only be used *in addition* to the more general {sectioning}.

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fancyhdr - Chapter name disappears

I´m currently working on my thesis and would like to change the header with the help of fandyhdr. In order to remove CHAPTER in front of my chapter-names I used this command: \renewcommand{\...
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Make only the sectional heading use Times; the rest keep the regular font

How can I make all the \chapter (\mychapter), \section and \subsection headings use the Times font but keep the rest of the text in a LaTeX font?
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Removing the number in front of a chapter

I want to remove the number in front of "Appendix" both in the TOC and in the text. The numbers of the other chapters should remain as they are. Can anyone tell me how to do that? \documentclass[10pt,...
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How can I define a chapter into this document? (article) [duplicate]

Skeleton: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \chapter{How can I make this be understood correctly?} \section{This, instead, works} \end{document}
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How to create a personalized chapter heading style

I'm writing a book on Latex and I found a chapter heading style in a book that is interesting, but I don't find any package, or code, that gives me what I research. The style is the following one : ...
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Bibliography after each chapter from single bib file

I am trying to compile a thesis which has a main.tex file which includes different chapters. I need to have references after each chapter. All the references are in a single .bib file. But when I ...
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\chapter command with star and optional argument

I have unnumbered chapter titles (using \chapter*) but I still need an optional argument for a shorter version of the title, for headers. When I write \chapter*[Short title]{Long title} it fails. Do I ...
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if condition to remove chapter name from bibliography [closed]

I'm using the "fancy" package combined with the "biblatex" package. Unfortunately in my introduction (an unnumbered chapter) appeared at the top of the page, the chapter number ie 0. I solved this ...
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How to change the chapter representation

I would like to replace the writing produced by the creation of any chapter such as "Chapter 3" with one at my pleasure that still shows the chapter number such as "Story 3" I have tried using this ...
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Separate sections with a line and automatic numbering

I currently separate parts of a book chapter with a line and a small decoration, like this: But instead of the decoration, I would like to change the decoration to a number, like this: I have tried ...
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How to make partially coloured Chapter Title to appear only in the TOC

I am trying to use the following command \chapter [Introduction {\color{red}(estimated pages 7 -- 10)}] {Introduction} to make a partially colored chapter title to appear only in the TOC of a ...
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Change chapter format in amsbook

I'm using amsbook documentclass, but the format of chapter title looks like CHAPTER 1 Preliminaries on A-theory (in two lines), which I don't like. I want to change it to Chapter 1. ...
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Random chapter goes out of numbering [closed]

I am trying to write a chaptered document using this template : Latex Thesis Template Each chapter being in an independent tex file and gathered up by the main.tex file. I don't know why I didn't do ...
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create new style for books

I would like to create something to look like the following image: Here are my attempts, but unfortunately I got some errors. by the way I'm using : Miktex This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0....
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How to change the titlespacing of \chapter*{}?

I use this code to change the spacing of \chapter{}: \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{-10pt}{15pt} How can I change the spacing of the starred version \chapter*{}? Here is an MWE:...
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How to create a listoffigures-like heading?

There are many commands which create a special type of heading like \listoftables, \listoffigures, \printbibliography, \printglossary et cetera. I am using the document class report and would like to ...
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LaTeX: How can I change colors according to chapter number in Memoir?

I would like to change the color of some page elements (rules, headers...) depending on the chapter number, like first chapter, color blue, second, color green... and cycle after four chapters; this ...
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How to change the size of the Chapter Number (pedersen style of memoir)

I am creating a document using the memoir class and pedersen style. I am unable to change the size of the chapter number. I tried using code from memoir.cls (see last MWE at How to change the position ...
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Colored chapter and toc

How to obtain this format: and this \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{titletoc} \...
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How to create individual PDFs from included TeX-files in subfolders?

I have a question that is very similar to the one described here: How to create individual chapter PDFs from included TeXs? I want to create individual PDF-files (chap01.pdf, chap02.pdf, ...) from ...
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Set distance between chapter and start of text

I'm using the Wiley Template, that can be found here (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/wiley-book-style). I'm trying to change the spacing between the chapter title and the beginning of the ...
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Chapters in memoir with roman numerals as title, no name of chapter. Names of chapters and roman numerals in ToC

I need to have in my memoir the titles of the chapters that appear just with their roman numerals. In the ToC instead i need to have the the roman numerals with the roman numeral of the chapter and ...
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In TexStudio, when you compile an included Chapter, does the whole document gets compiled?

Suppose in my document (book), I have a Chapter \include{chapter_1} and I edit Chapter 1 only within the Chapter 1 tab Afterwards I hit the green arrow to compile/run Does the whole document get ...
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Add text above chapter tittle as parameter of new command [duplicate]

I'm trying to put a short text above the title of the chapter using titlesec package and a command I created called printLibro which was supposed to print the short text above the chapter, but it ...
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How to set header, with `\leftmark` not set by `\chapter*` environment, and manual setting cleared by `\printacronyms`?

\leftmark and \rightmark aren't being set, so I manually do this: \chapter*{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,HLO]{\nouppercase{Acknowledgements}} \phantomsection \input{Acknowledgements} \fancyhf[HRE,...
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Coloured chapter page markers

I've been experimenting with coloured swatches around the page number to indicate the chapter using KOMA and TikZ; each chapter also has an em-dash above the text in the same colour as a stylistic ...
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How to hide the title of a chapter in KOMA script?

In KOMA-script report, how to hide the title of an unnumbered chapter at the start of the chapter itself, yet show the title of the chapter in the table of contents? MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \...
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How to change chapter name

I have created separated chapter which I then include in the main body, but I want to change the name. The name created is something like this: I want to create either: Ch4: Analysis or IV. ...
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How to shrink the space between the title and the top of the given page

This image describe my question: I want to shorten the distance between title and top of the page. \documentclass[12pt,notitlepage]{thesis} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\normalfont\centering\...
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How does one organize each chapter's endnotes at the end of every part?

Let's say I have endnotes running with alpha structure: a, b, c, d, e, ... Normally, I can run endnotes at every chapter, and reset the counter... \documentclass{report} \usepackage{endnotes} \...
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Memoir chapter style with with background color spreading across text / number

Greetings to the community! My goal is to create the pdflatex document using the memoir class, which would have \chapters, \sections, and \subsections have the following formatting (font is not ...
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Formatting the chapter title with the “Avant Garde” font

I'm looking for formatting the chapter title with a Sanserif font like "Avant Garde". \documentclass[12pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage{...
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All of my figures/equations are 0.x… how to increment properly between chapters?

I have this in my preamble: %Number figures, eqns by chapter \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithin{figure}{chapter} \counterwithin{equation}{chapter} But all of my equations... even 3 or 4 chapters ...
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How to create \alph footnotes, resetting by chapter where the chapter number is prepended to the footnote mark in the text below but not inline?

I don't know if this package is required to make this happen. \usepackage[bottom]{footmisc} I reset the footnote counter on every chapter. \makeatletter \@addtoreset{footnote}{chapter} I want to ...
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Indent for second line in long chapter title

I am using the book class to write a document. I have a long chapter title that only fits in two lines. I'm using a custom chapter heading font and the justification of the chapter title in the second ...
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Replace part number by an acronym

I would like to replace a part number by an abbreviation. For exemple, concerning the part algebra of the following MWE, I would like that the first chapter be called ALG.1 instead of I.1 (and the ...
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chapter heading text in words and figures

Please I wish to achieve a replica of exactly the result obtained with this code below except that I want the chapter one heading Instead of 1. when I used the following code ` \usepackage{fmtcount} \...
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Remove the space above bibliography title

How to remove the space above \thebiblioraphy title? I've try \titlespacing*{\chapter} {0pt}{-10pt}{40pt} but it's not work. And this How to remove the huge space in the Bibliography title? not ...
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Removing indentation from the 1st chapter line

On my pdf document, the first line appears indented. However, I'd like to remove this indentation. Of course, adding '\noindent` will solve the problem, but doing that will force the users to ...
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Remove white page after table of contents

I am doing a setup for a book in LaTeX and I am using overleaf. If you try to compile this code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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How to completely suppress \chapter number?

Similar questions have been asked, but for this can I not find an answer to. I am using XeLaTeX and the \polyglossia package, and I am using the book class, and I don't think it matters, but I am ...
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Chapter Heading Arabic but Roman Numeral in Table of Contents (TOC)

Someone provided me the following class called existingclass.cls: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{existingclass} \ProcessOptions\relax \LoadClass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \RequirePackage{ifthen}...
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How to check an environment is section or chapter?

How to check an environment is section or chapter? I tried \ifnum \c@secnumdepth >\m@ne (or \z@) do something for sections \else chapter\fi but it has no effect. I want to place a book and a paper ...
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How to make ToC ignore a chapter?

I am writing a report. There is a page with my abstract, which I don't want to appear in the ToC. I start the abstract.tex file with the following command: \chapter{Abstract} In my main.tex file, I ...
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Creating similar form for Appendix as the Chapter structure

I want my appendices to follow the same form as my chapters, that is, I want the Appendix so say for example "Appendix A" in the same form as my chapters. My chapters looks like this: Which, I'm ...
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Allow sections to spread over pages in book

I am using the template from this link and I am having a problem so that the spacing after each chapter head is inconsistent as it seems to not allow sections to go over pages. I understand why this ...
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Headers and footers style issue in article with multiple chapter types

I am writing a document with different chapter types : the first two are fore-chapters (Abstract, Dedication) and have empty headers, the following four chapters belong to the core text and do have ...
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How do I set the chapter in table of contents like this? (The comparison of what I get and what I want are in the code)

\documentclass[twoside]{book} \renewcommand{\thechapter}{\Roman{chapter}} \renewcommand{\chaptername}{BAB} \makeatletter \renewcommand{\@makechapterhead}[1]{ {\parindent \z@ \...
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How do I remove chapter number at the start of each chapter without affecting the subchapters?

How can I Remove the "Chapter 9" text and number in front on the chapters. see "chapter 9" below in the picture. I want to keep the numbering for the sections and subsections in the text and in the ...
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How to avoid last line of chapter stretching to new page in latex

I am writing a tex document using \documentclass{book}. It is consisting of several chapters, and I am using below code to make the new chapter start on the same page: \makeatletter \patchcmd\chapter ...

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