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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How do I add the chapter name in the header/footer?

Using \fancyhead{\leftmark} displays the chapter as CHAPTER N : CHAPTER_NAME I need a normal format, like: Chapter_Name that is, without "CHAPTER", the chapter number, colon and all-caps....
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\chapter Undefined Control Sequence in document class report

I am getting an error "Undefined Control Sequence" on the command \chapter{Introduction} I am working with the following settings on overleaf: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Remove dots from appendix chapter numbering in KOMA-Script 3.34

I would like to display the appendix chapter title as "Appendix A Appendixname" in the table of contents and "A Appendixname" in the text. So far i get the right order of "A&...
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Only chapter names in headers for frontmatter

I am desperately trying to find a way to only display the chapter name entirely in upper case on the headers using fancyhdr package for the front matter of the book class. But I also want to display ...
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How to hide chapter number, but only for the first chapter?

I want to hide chapter number but only for first chapter. I found many references on how to hide chapter number, it's actually a re-write of how chapter titles are displayed: \usepackage{titlesec} ... ...
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The first page of the chapter on the right-hand side of two page view mode

I write a thesis using Latex and I have an issue with the page where starts all chapters. Let's note some technical details: \documentclass[..., twoside=true]{scrbook} I used \include command for ...
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Heading with chapter but without number and without word "chapter

I'm writing my thesis and I'struggling with the header In the header I want to have just the chapter name with no number and no "Chapter 1." Here is what I'm using now \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Glossary per chapter for unnumbered chapters

I have a document that consists of sub-documents which are organized as chapters. These chapters have no numbers because the chapter titles are the titles of the sub-documents. Each chapter has its ...
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changing format of chapter name

I am writing my master's thesis with documentclass{book} and I wanna change my chapter style. As with the simple " \chapter{} " command, I get something like But I want the chapter number ...
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How do I move my chapter titles closer to the edge of the paper?

I want to move my chapter title closer to the edge of the paper so I can fit more words on one page. I have attached my preamble and how my page looks right now. \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{book} \...
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Formatting Chapter Title/Header (Report Class)

I am writing a dissertation using the report class. At present, each chapter page looks like the image below. Note the large space between the beginning of the page and "Chapter 1". A MWE ...
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Making custom commands for titles, chapters, authors in book class template

I am trying to make a science magazine (free ebook) that will contain a collection of science and math articles from different authors. I have come with the following MWE: Current test_style.sty % !...
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Chapter's first figure on even page before chapter heading

I have several chapters that end on odd pages and would like to fill the following even page with a figure giving a graphical overview of the next chapter's contents. This figure should be correctly ...
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Getting the inserted article's title & author as its chapter-title & chapter-author in book class

I am trying to make a science magazine (free ebook) that will contain a collection of science and math articles of different authors. So far, I have come with this MWE using the package docmute: main....
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\midchapskip spacing in memoir chapter style

I am creating a custom chapter style using the memoir class. It is defined by the following: \makechapterstyle{balloon}{% \renewcommand{\chapterheadstart}{\vspace*{\beforechapskip}} \...
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How to bring existing LaTeX files as chapters of thesis appendix?

I will have two chapters under Appendix as shown in the image below. I use \include{appendices/appendices} in my overarching LaTeX file to refer to my appendix LaTeX file. Inside the appendix LaTeX, ...
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Customizing TableOfContent: Changing Font,Size and Numbering of Chapter Names

this is my very first time posting here, so hopefully I supply all necessary information needed to solve my problem. I am writing my thesis in Latex and need a specific format for my table of contents ...
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Facing Problem in Chapter name and section numbering [duplicate]

I am writing my FYP report and in this report, I need to add chapters but I am facing this error marks as "cross", the Chapter number is not showing in the document as well as section ...
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How to Produce This Chapter Ornament Using PDFLATEX

I would like to know how (if possible) to produce the following ornament using PDFLatex. I obtained the image from a book that was published over one hundred years ago and would like to make use of ...
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subsubsection labels always start at 1

When I use \subsubsection, its label is like a subsection starting at 1. My input: \section{} \subsection{} \subsubsection{} \subsection{} \subsubsection{} What I want: 1. 1.1 1.1.1 1.2 1.2.1 What I'...
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How to stop text from stretching between two rules in \titleformat{\chapter}

I have a specific way of displaying Chapter title headings, by placing the chapter title in between two rules. I use titlesec to achieve this. The issue is, the stretch that LaTeX does over each ...
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How to change the numbering of lemas, theorems, propositions… etc.?

So actually, I am working with the class of MastersDoctoralThesis whose info you can find here. In it, I defined the theorem, lemmas, examples, definitions, corolaries, etc. format as \newtheorem{theo}...
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Multi-line chapter with different font sizes in report class

I'm using the report class to write a book and want the chapter titles to be spread across multiple lines with the ability to select a font size for each line. \documentclass{report} \makeatletter \...
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Remove white spacing before chapter styles modified with tcolorbox? (tufte-book)

In tufte-book, I have defined two chapter styles, one without numbering (used in front matter) and one with (used in main matter). Now, there is unwanted white spacing before each style, as shown in ...
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I cant compile main file, when I add \section{my title name} to an existing chapter_title.tex file, what have I done wrong?

I have a problem compiling the main file if I add \section{section title} to a chapter.tex file. this file will be called like so. Main file: %this file assembles all files to the whole document %...
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Short and long chapters titles

I would like to show the long chapter title in the TOC and the short title in the headers (which means I do not want the short title in the TOC). \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \...
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Problem with listing numbering in caption

When I want to put a simple caption to my listing, tex puts the number of the subheading to the listing and not the actual listing number. \begin{lstlisting}[language=Python, caption=Listing 1: ...
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how to give style to a chapter

I try to make something like in the image, but I don't know how to do it before I start write the continent of the chapter 1 I want to add the box style and under the chapter I want to show the name ...
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Problems with \chapter

I'm writing my thesis and I want to get chapters. However between the end of one chapter and the next there is a blank page, except for the page number and title of the chapter that is ending. How do ...
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Numbering on chapters for Koma scrbook not working

In the output the chapters are not numbered and the sections restart from 1 every time. The section links in the TOC always go to the first chapter, even in later chapters. I also get this output ion ...
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Section number ignore chapters [duplicate]

I know there are already questions which ask how to suppress chapter numbering: Skipping Chapter numbering but getting the Chapter layout and Skipping Chapter numbering but getting the Chapter layout ...
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How to modify chapter style in Memoir

I'm using the memoir class and I have already styled my chapters as seen in the code and screenshot 1. However, for some chapters that have longer titles I want the colours and spacing of the tikz ...
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Remove white space at Chapterpage

i have an issue with the white space at my chapter page. This white space is way too big, however i have a header on every page like so: Is there a way to remove the white space (because there is no ...
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Changing book chapters

How do i change book chapters from CHAPTER 1 to CHAPTER ONE. I have already tried these commands \usepackage{fmtcount} % for textual representation of numbers \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{\...
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hyperref “steals” a line from the previous chapter with memoirs article option

I'm starting to write a short report, so I would like chapters not taking up a page. Thus I'm using memoir's article class option. I noticed that having hyperref enabled "steals" a line from ...
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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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how to add margin to a element (chapter)

I try to add some margin top to my page but is not working : Please how can I do it ? here the code : \documentclass[12pt, twoside, openany]{book} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage[spanish, es-...
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Why doesn't chapter number show when elegant book class uses polyglossia package?

When elegantbook class (3.11) uses polyglossia package it does not show chapter number at header? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,fancy,authoryear,twoside]{elegantbook} \usepackage{lipsum} %-------------...
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Typeset chapters based on conditional settings

Problem: Currently I like to work on each chapter by using \iffalse and \fi to skip processing certain chapters. But I am interested to know if there is a way to generalize this so one or more ...
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How to align the whole text with its respective heading title (\chapter, \section, subsection)

I am working with Overleaf. Currently, I have this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{extreport} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[...
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Table numbering does not include the Chapter number

I am trying to implement the attached solution to compile Appendices. However, I believe the solution causes the table and figure numbering to suppress the chapter number after the usage (...
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footnote in chapter header

I try to make a footnote within chapter headings. I found a solution, which I display in the minimal working example. It works almost perfectly. However, there is a zero instead of a heart before the ...
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Chapter number is not showing in elegantbook class for Bengali

MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{elegantbook} %-------------------------------------------------- %Bengali Font in Document %-------------------------------------------------- % For a bilingual document \...
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Cross-referencing between different .tex filex

I have a document with multiple chapters written in seperate .tex files. I want to cross reference figures/tables/sections between the .tex files. So the structure would be: fulldocument.tex \...
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How to create this chapter style in memoir?

Following code: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \makeatletter \setkomafont{chapter}{\let\@hangfrom\chapterhang\let\raggedsection\...
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How to create this chapter title style in XeLaTeX with scrbook

I would like to format this chapter title for my report. I am not sure how to create it thus, I was wondering if someone here can help me out.
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Fancy Chapter Alignment

I'm dealing with some code lines to get a fancy style regarding Chapter titles. I'm using the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{...
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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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Book class: ensure there is at least a blank page between two parts/chapters

Answers for How to have a blank even page before every chapter didn't work in my case If the default book class is loaded with the twoside and openright options, a new chapter starts from the first ...
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I can't get texcount to count words from my input files

I am trying to use texcount to count the number of words in my document which is set-up in a way similar to this: \chapter{Introduction} \input{Latex_writing/Chapters/Introduction.tex} \chapter{...

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