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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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Why abntex2 class is inserting a new line after the chapter title?

I am using this customization How to automatically put a [Go To Summary] | [Go Back] on each section?, but when I load it together with abntex2 class, my go back buttons are put on the next line for ...
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Remove hyphens from chapter, section titles

How do I remove hyphenating from all the \part{}, \chapter{}, \section{}, etc., titles of a document?
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How to remove dots after the chapters numbers?

I would like to remove the dot that appears just after chapter's title. How could I do that? This is my mwe using TeXShop Version 3.75 : \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,% ...
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Chapter page and header

I'm trying to create my chapter page and a header. I have four problems to solve 1- the header is printed on the chapter page 2- I would like to switch between right and left the position of page ...
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How to add dots in the table of contents on chapter name

I have a probleme with table of contents. The chapter's dots didn't work. How to fix it. This is my code \documentclass[a5paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[a5paper,hmargin={2.5cm,1.5cm},vmargin={1.5cm,1....
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Changing chapter format in report

I'd like to change chapter format, including lines up and down and text right aligned, like in the next figure, without using titlesec package: Here it's my code: \documentclass[a4paper,openright,...
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How to remove the chapter number while still having the chapter name at the top of the page?

Currently I have this: I want to remove the chapter number, which i can easily do with \chapter*{Acknowledgments}. This, however, makes the top line on all subsequent pages say the chapter name of ...
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How to add double frame in tcolorbox?

Is it possible to add double frame in a tcolorbox? Actually I am trying to design a chapter using titlesec and tcolorbox which has two borders. Inner border colour will be white ( same as the page ...
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Print Chapter name in TOC but not where chapter starts

I want to use an image (in which chapter name is written) in place of where the chapter name is. But chapter name is required in TOC as text. Following code give a blank page before the chapter title ...
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How to reduce top margin of chapter title page?

I need 1in top margin in all pages. Chapter title page taking more margin that i need. This is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[left=1.5in,right=1in,top=1in,bottom=1in,...
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Remove chapter and section numbering in header for only select sections

I would like to turn off the chapter number and section number for appearing in my headers from a certain point in my document. I don't want my appendix to have a chapter number and also don't want ...
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force the text to start in the second column of a two-column document

can someone help me to do the following? This is my code: \documentclass[twocolumn,spanish,10pt, letterpaper,openany]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Vertically rotated Chapter style with titlesec

Hi I'm trying to create a custom class for my thesis using article. I want the chapter title to appear vertical, so far I've tried using titlesec but I've encountered some problems. This is what I ...
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Alternate chapter style

I wonder how to make this chapter style. Currently, I am using this style. \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter} {\normalfont\LARGE\bfseries\color{Cerulean}}{\thechapter.}{1em}{}
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Changing “Chapter” just for one chapter

I am writting my thesis, using the book class. The manuscript is in English, but the first chapter (the introduction) is in French. I would like to have "Chapitre" instead of "Chapter" written before ...
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Undesired effect on Font size and lines spacing in paragraph and ToC after including unnumbered chapters

When I include the unnumbered chapter; abstract, acknowledgment, the font size and line spacing of the entire document from ToC to the last chapter are changing in a haphazard way. However, if I ...
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Chapter title under chapter number in KOMA class

Using the scrbook class, how do I place the chapter title under the chapter number? Here's a MWE \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{xcolor, graphicx} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \definecolor{...
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A very strange problem with Overfull \hbox

The last two days I face a very strange Overfull \hbox problem. I am writing a book and I am in the 4th chapter. I began writing a 5th chapter, but then I decided to include this in the previous ...
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scrbook no chapterheadstartvskip for unnumbered chapter

I am writing a document using the KOMA-Script scrbook class. I am using a custom chapter style and a \chapterheadstartvskip. The chapter number is printed as a tikz overlay in the resulting whitespace....
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Margin setting for chapter title and chapter number

I'm using the code below. The margin for my report is 2cm for top, right and bottom, 4cm for left. The margin setting works for my second page. However, it does not work for my page in which the ...
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Start a new starchapter without heading

I'm trying to make a \chapter* without heading, just like this solution: Start a new chapter without heading So, how I start a \chapter* without any headings? And like before, not all the chapters, ...
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\headrulewidth{0pt} not working on the first page of a chapter!

I'm trying to customize the headers/footers of my document so that I can have three diferent versions: fancy, index and plain. For the fancy ones I have this code: \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0....
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Start chapters from a new page

As I understand, chapters should produce headings on the new page. However, it does not work in the example below probably because of conflict between some packages. I would also like to have every \...
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Chapter name disappears for cyrillic and font changes for latin

I am trying to make a bilingual book Russian-English with a reledpar/reledmac environment. I encounter the problem where Chapter names disappear starting from the second chapter for a russian ...
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add \addcontentsline command doesn't work

I am using TeXmaker for my editor and I am trying to add contents to my table of contents. For some chapters it does work, and for others just won't. I am familiar with command \addcontentsline{toc}{...
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Differentiate Chapter Headings in ToC and Body

Working on formatting a thesis (using the book class) and I need to format the TOC entries and the actually chapter headings in very different ways. For the ToC, entires are in all caps and use roman ...
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How to display a chapter / section reference in the pattern (chapter n section m), where n is the chapter number and m the section path

I have the following content structure: \chapter{Kapitel 1} \label{ch:c_1} \section{Abschnitt 1} \subsection{Unterabschnitt 1} \subsection{Unterabschnitt 2} \label{ch:u_a_2} The goal is a chapter ...
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Print list of non-cited bibliography entries without citation keys

I am using biblatex with the added feature of adding all cited references to their own category: \DeclareBibliographyCategory{cited} \AtEveryCitekey{\addtocategory{cited}{\thefield{entrykey}}} as ...
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How to remove blank page before my new report chapter?

This problem started after I added the following code in the preamble to set the default chapter title font ("INTRODUCTION" in the following code), which was big, bold and brash that I did not like, ...
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Roman numbering in chapters heading

Could someone help me with this problem with my document? Instead of generating the following: % % % % Chapter 1 Title % % % % I would like the following text: % % % % CAPÍTULO I: TITLE % % % ...
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How to change the font type and size of chapter title?

Right now I am getting my chapter title in the following font that is big-sized and bold: However, I want to change it to the following format, which is regular size, normal text, with regular font ...
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Customize Both Chapter Style and Headings

I'am using memoir. With these basic settings: \makechapterstyle{chappell2}{% \setlength{\beforechapskip}{-15pt} \renewcommand*{\chapnamefont}{\large} \renewcommand*{\printchapternum}{\chapnumfont \...
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How to remove the vertical space before one particular chapter tittle?

How to raise the whole chapter higher? the other chapters should not be modified, I just want to upload the first chapter. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{etoolbox} \begin{document} \chapter*{\...
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Why does `snotez` throw an error when trying to start a chapter?

I use snotez to write margin notes and it works very well unless I use I use the command \chapter. If I used it, the editor (TeXStudio) throws and error by pointing to the end of document lineand it ...
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Problem solutions at end of chapter

I'm writing a document with multiple chapters. Each chapter has problems and each problem has a solution. I want some of the solutions to be right after the problem and the others to appear at the end ...
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Why does \chapter + \include make a blank page?

I'm writing a book with several chapters, and I've split every chapter to separate files. In my preamble, I have this: \include{chap1} \include{chap2} ... File chap1.tex: \chapter{Chapter text - ...
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Illegal unit of measure all chapters titlesec

I am trying to configure how my chapter headings look. So far, they looks as I want. However, there are some errors. All my \chapter are having these errors: Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). \...
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Glossaries-extra without sectioning

I'm creating a document with two glossaries (using glossaries-extra and bib2gls). I would like to print each glossary without any automatic sectioning (without creating a new chapter or section), so ...
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Design Chapter Heading-Custom

I would like to design chapter heading like this I have written like this \def\@makeschapterhead#1{% \titleformat{\chapter}[frame]{\normalfont\huge\bfseries\color{elanblue}} {\MakeUppercase{\...
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How can I Show label of equations only in one chapter of my thesis

For some equations I need to visible their label, for example: /begin{equation} /label{eq:C3} x+y=3 /end{equation} I also used the package showlables. In this case for each ...
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Vertical line in chapter name

I added the vertical line after chapter number with following comma nds: \usepackage{titlesec, blindtext, color} \newsavebox\theCT \definecolor{gray75}{gray}{0.75} \newcommand{\hsp}{\hspace{20pt}} \...
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How to switch off chapter and section numbering in the whole document?

I want "Introduction" instead of "1. Introduction". The same with all sections and subsections. In the KoMa-classes if possible I've googled like mad, but the only solution I found is usinge \chapter*...
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Fake small caps in starred chapter head

I would like to use this solution by @egreg to type in fake small caps. Since I have to use some specific font size for the capital/lower letters, I used some \fontsize{}{}\selectfont in the command ...
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Bold chapter numbers

I'm completely new to LaTeX and I was asked to write my capstone project using it. My advisor gave me a starting template that worked very well except for one thing: the chapter numbers are not bold ...
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Multiple subfiles in folders sharing the same root bibliography

I created a book project (multilingual XeLaTeX) following the modular approach from https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Modular_Documents and particularly @ paragraphs "Subfiles" (for the usage of the ...
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Table of contents title not displayed if chapter has been customized

I have a problem with the table of contents. When I redefine the style of the chapter, the name of the table of contents (at the top of the table) is not displayed. If I have understand well, the ...
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Instead of Chapter it shows as a “Kapitel” [closed]

I was wondering why my chapter name shows as "Kapitel" instead of "Chapter" Here is the error Here is my Latex code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \...
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Modify ToC page number position for two-line content entries

I'm putting together a book (using the book class) where each chapter is written by a different author. So each chapter will have two lines of text, and so will each entry on the ToC. By default, ...
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Faulty chapter header with latest Tex4ebook running on Texlive 2018

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same MWE and the config file provided by michal.h21. MWE: \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Modify the chapter opening

I need help in the following, I am trying to make all pages facing the chapter openings contain a gray of x% when they do not contain text (exclusive condition) only for the mainmatter section. The ...