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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Possibility of typesetting PhD thesis Using the APA6 Class [on hold]

I wish to find out whether anyone has succeeded in using the APA6 class to typeset a PhD/masters thesis with it? If yes, could you kindly share with me how you designed your preamble, chapter ...
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Change chapter style and color

I'm Working on a thesis (book class) and I want to change chapters' style to look like in the figure below: I want to delete "chapter" word and make chapter counters in a single box
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Making a document a section of another document?

I'm working on a thesis now, and like many theses, it's largely just a bunch of past papers stapled together. I find you have to do a lot of tedious reformatting when you want to turn a paper into ...
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Chapter headings and table of contents

How do I change the chapter headings of my work to block letters and words(not numbers) without changing my table of contents?
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Table of contents - filled dots not to unnumbered chapters

I'm trying to create table of contents with hyperref and dot-filled lines. However I don't want them to be in unnumbered chapters. I couldn't find the solution for my problem from similar questions so ...
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Pagenumbering is missing on pages without chapter start

I'm currently writing my thesis and found a problem with my pagenumbering. Only on pages where a new chapter starts, there is a page number, on the following pages the footer is missing. The pages ...
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numbering from Indian to arabic “arabic babel”

\documentclass[12pt]{arabbook} %%%%%%%%%%% packages \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english, arabic]{babel} \usepackage{t1enc} \usepackage{float} ...
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How can we have single quote inside chapter's name? [closed]

I want my chapter's name to be Granger's Causality. For that I have written the following statement "\chapter{GRANGER’S CAUSALITY}" . But it seems latex compiler is unable to produce the output as ...
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Spacing differs when chapter with equations extends one page

I have come across a weird phenomenom: When I compile the following code, the spacing between chapter header and the text with the equations is different than initially defined. As you can see the ...
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How do I get appendix titles in the same style as chapter titles?

I'm using the book class and the following in my preamble: \usepackage{sectsty} \allsectionsfont{\large} \chapterfont{} \sectionfont{} \subsectionfont{} \subsubsectionfont{\vspace{-0.5\baselineskip}\...
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Title too long separated in two lines

I have a long sentence in my chapter title, which I separated into two lines like this (I reduced the extra space between the two lines). \chapter{Rare Earth doped materials \\ [-1.5ex] for ...
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Current page name overlapping with other chapters

I am writing my thesis on latex, and every pages show at the bottom the name of the current chapter. The code is the following: \documentclass[openany, a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel}...
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Suppress Chapter Number and Chapter Title Completely [duplicate]

I am working on the layout of my PhD thesis. For designing purpose, I would like to suppress the chapter number and chapter title completely without disturbing section numbering (Figure below). Well, ...
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How can I get a similar chapter style in the report class?

I'm relatively new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to find the right style for my PhD thesis. I want something simple and elegant, inspired by the layout of some books published by Oxford University Press. ...
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LaTeX \chapter introduction

My supervisor wants me to write an introduction for each chapter, between the chapter number and the chapter title. I don't know how am I supposed to do it.This is what I want: Chapter 2: blabla ...
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Empty the pagestyle for last parts of my report document

I have patched in my preamble the command \chapter with the package etoolbox so as to get a defined style for all my chapters \patchcmd{\chapter}{plain}{mystyle}{}{}. (I am using the fancyhdr package )...
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Change font in `quotechap` chapter number

Say, with this MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[]{quotchap} % <- option other than avantgarde, beramono, berasans, beraserif, biolinum, bookman, charter, courier, helvetica, kpfonts, ...
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Indent wrapped chapter title

I want to indent the title block of my chapter heading. The code below is almost exactly how I want chapter titles displayed except for the fact that the second line and onward of the chapter title ...
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Changing chapter style in KOMA package

This is my minimal working example: \documentclass[headinclude=true,twoside=true,BCOR=5mm,fontsize=11pt,paper=17cm:24cm,pagesize,DIV=13,headings=normal,appendixprefix=true,numbers=noendperiod,toc=...
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Chapter and section name in footer beneath page number

I would like to generate something like the pictures below. I already got the blue line and the numbering. Now i would like to also show the chapter name on the left pages, and the section name of ...
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Section mark styling and page number style

Im quite new to LaTex but i am willing to learn how to style my own Thesis instead of just copy and paste some code from a template. Now im facing a problem. I would like to style my thesis similar ...
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Chapters are nesting (appears as sections) within references in Table of Contents

The title says it all. Im a little confused on why this is happening and im blind to whats wrong. (dont mind the second appendix B, i've changed that to C) However, the appendix A is a subfile.tex ...
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Package fncychap: how do you make the title boxes smaller

I'm new to LaTeX and wanted to write my dissertation in report mode. I am trying to use the package fncychapbut I noticed that my typeset version has a massive box that stretches to halfway down the ...
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How to remove space before \chapter

I am trying to customize the chapter style in the report class : Remove the blank page generated between chapter : Done with the etoolbox package : \patchcmd{\chapter}{\if@openright\cleardoublepage\...
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Table of Contents - alter number of vertical spaces

In my thesis, I'm required to submit a table of contents which begins 5 blank single-spaced lines below margin. The contents of the table begin 2 single-spaced lines after the header. The picture ...
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Setting Chapter style with bar

I am using the setting from this post Chapter Style- Report Class With the solution developed by Gonzalo Medina \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{...
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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 ...