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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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toc - add dot after part numbers

I am trying to modify my ToC to add a dot after the number in the part section (and only in ToC, I don't want to modify \thechapter command. I did that for the chapter using this code: \...
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How do I make a \section go under same \chapter in a different file .tex file?

I'm working on my first semester project in Overleaf/LaTeX and I would like to know how I add a seperate .tex file to the same chapter that is in the previous .tex file? Let's say I have my main.tex ...
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Title Spacing in Bjornstrup Chapter, Removing Chapter Number From Contents

I would like to make it so that the vertical space below the title of each chapter is the same when using the Bjornstrup package (i.e. so that the descenders do not affect the spacing - as shown by ...
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Execute Command at Start of Chapter

So i've recently found out about the lettrine-package and want to use it in my reports. The basic usage is: \lettrine{E}{in} erstes Beispiel... There can be optional arguments like \lettrine[lines=...
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Include tikz image in other text files of each chapter

I am working on a book which each chapter has an image .jpg or .png. The code that accomplishes this is: \newcommand{\thechapterimage}{} \newcommand{\chapterimage}[1]{\renewcommand{\thechapterimage}{#...
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Chapter with graphical formatting

I am formatting a book and I am using LuaLaTex. I am trying to obtain the following formatting for the chapters, The following code correctly generates the chapter title \usepackage{titlesec} %...
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Coloring chapter and section and relative numbers

I tried to color che chapter and the section after their restiling. I re-used two code and mixes them, but i had no positive results. How solve this problem?? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{...
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Altering Bjornstrup chapter style so as to have rounded edges

I would appreciate help in altering the chapter style of this document so that the grey backdrop has slightly rounded edges, and the horizontal space between the right edge of the backdrop and the ...
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How to change the chapter style for a selected number of chapters?

Is there any safe way to change to chapter style for specific chapters? This seems to be quite common, as, for instance, unnumbered chapters such as acknowledgements and other bureaucracies for a ...
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How center the chapter* titles

I want center the title "Preface" and "Abstract" only. I do not want to centralize all the chapters. I can not and I should not delete any bookstore, I need all the libraries. \documentclass{book} \...
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\footnoteref (= modified \footnotemark) works perfectly fine *outside* of chapters but not within them

Because I need a reference to the same footnote, I like to use \footnoteref which is defined here. Writing \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}...
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Question related to chapter styles

I want to obtain the style of my chapters like the following: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \rhead{\textbf{\thepage}} \lhead{\textsl{\nouppercase{\...
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Use (remember picture, overlay) TikZ picture to design parts, chapters, ToC, Bibliography, Index

What I have I am designing the format of the parts and chapters in my document using TikZ picture, with remember picture, overlay option, like this: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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How start new numbering in \section?

I want to start \section from number 2. How? How to put one, long line across the page?
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Edited book with Contributed chapters: first page layout

I am trying to typeset a book with contributed chapters. Each chapter has one corresponding author and number of co-authors with various affiliations. In each chapter, I would like to have chapter ...
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Redefine \chapter to add \printMiniToc

I want every chapter to have \printMiniToc after it. However I don't want to have to add \printMiniToc after every \chapter. So I tried using etoolbox and tried this: xapptocmd{\chapter}{\...
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Appendix`s contents being shown under wrong heading in Table of Contents

I am changing a pre-built template for my thesis. There is a main file named thesis.tex in which all the chapter files, references files and appendices files are included. The structure of this file ...
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Header with Section short title and Chapter short title using KOMA-script

I'm trying to set header with Chapter title on the right and Section title on the left (with appropriate numbers in front of them). Also, I need to use short titles for header and long titles for ToC. ...
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Capitalize the chapter name in TOC

I want to make Table of Contents just like the following picture. I have written this for my TOC so far \renewcommand{\contentsname}{\hfill\bfseries\Large CONTENTS\hfill} \renewcommand{\...
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How to omit numbering in the last page of every chapter

I am writing a fiction work with ConTeXt. Every chapter and my four parts pages begin with their corresponding odd page. I have no problem with every last chapter page containing the text: whether ...
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Uppercasing chapter number (in words) in ToC entry (memoir)

I need the chapter numbers in capitalized words (i.e. in upper case). My MWE so far, \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{fmtcount} \renewcommand{\cftchaptername}{Chapter\space} \renewcommand{...
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How to remove Chapter X with X in report

I am aware that this issue has already been discussed in other questions, but I couldn't get my problem solved. I am using documentclass report along with fullpage package. How do I replace the ...
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Add words to chapter numbering in table of contents

In book class the table of contents appears as follows, with the first line having the chapter number. As you see, the chapter numbering appears horribly at the side of the chapter's name, since ...
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Reuse ChapterHead format to Chapter*

I have defined a specific format for Head Chapter \def\@makechapterhead#1{ {\parindent \z@ \centering \normalfont \ifnum \c@secnumdepth >\m@ne \if@mainmatter \Large\bfseries \@...
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Prevent line break in only one chapter title (chapter title run over margins)

One of my chapter titles is only one or two characters longer than the text width; therefore latex breaks the chapter title automatically and moves the last word to the next line. How can I prevent ...
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openright option for \part and not for \chapter

I need in a book class document to open the \part in an odd page. The option \documentclass[twoside, openright]{book} is very convenient. Unfortunately, I want to keep my \chapter opening on any ...
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Dynamically count words in chapter and insert word count at start of chapter

TL;DR Einar's first alternative solution of making a new input command that automatically generates counts at the end of each input section is what I used to generate counts at the end of each chapter:...
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Entire chapter as subsection

I have a document with 3 chapters. I would like the chapter 2 - Dolor, to appear as a section 1.1 in the table of contents, instead of chapter 2. I have separate file for each of the chapter and it ...
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Chapter page spanning left and right side

I am working on a document in which I would like to have a picture with chapter number on the left side and on the right the chapter number and title of the chapter. When having the chapter on the ...
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Making the title uppercase and centering

I want to make my Chapter title uppercase and in the center of the page. this is mine \documentclass[12pt,TimesNewRoman,a4paper,oneside,onecolumn]{purnamiReport} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage{lscape} \...
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quotes at start of every chapter

I want to make quotes like the following image at the start of a chapter, but I can't seem to find how :( This is what i been using for Now but i like this one. Can you help with that. thanks :) have ...
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Replicating a particular chapter style

I would like to replicate the following chapter style in LaTeX, so that a title page looks like the mock-up image below. How could I go about achieving this? Here's a good point to start. I wouldn't ...
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Using the same numbering in two different {chapter*}

I'm currently writting my thesis and I have to record two introductions (environment \chapter*) : one in French and one in English. Since the informations and equations are exactly the same, I would ...
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Increase \chapter{Title} horizontal margins

I am writing my dissertation and I am requested to write the chapter titles as inverted pyramids. Because of the specific margins I have on the format I am using and because of the specific words I ...
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Omit first thumb index with fancytabs package

In my document I would like to add a thumb index, a small rectangle on the right side. This comes in hand when browsing the printed document. I think it looks neat as well. Eg: There are several ...
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Reset style of chapter headings in appendix to default

I use the package quotchap to get nice chapter headings. In the appendix I want to revert to the default chapter style (i.e. no large grey chapter numbers). How can I reset the chapter heading style ...
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How to force chapters on odd pages including exceptions

I am trying to set my document that all chapters start exlusively on odd pages. But I have two chapters where I want a different behaviour, they need to start on the same page. \documentclass[12pt,...
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Start new chapters on odd pages using scrreprt [closed]

I am trying to find out how to start new chapters on odd pages. I am in use of the scrreprt class. I already tried adding the parameter openright but it does not seem to work. My current settings are:...
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How to have chapter title overlap the chapter number?

I mean...something like this If tried a lot of things: overpic, textpos, tikz, titlesec... but with no luck.
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combining chapters to parts in a book - error

I am working on a book, and already have a lot of the body of the document typed but would like to change the structure having 7 chapters, to having a few parts - I am not sure about the entire ...
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How to remove page number of \chapter and allow page numbers of \chapter* in Table of Contents

How can I remove page number of \chapter yet allow page numbers of \chapter* in the Table of Contents within using the report class?
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Bibliography header does not change [closed]

I am using the book style for my thesis but the header of my last chapter always appears above my bibliography and i can't get it to change. I do not want any header on top of my bibliography page or ...
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\Chapter heading style

Yesterday , I saw a post about a chapter heading style which I liked. And I Was wondering if you could help me achieve the same model (although there are certain differences in the one I want). Thank ...
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Problem with Chapter heading styles

Can you please help with this problem. Well, i try to make my chapter's heading more intersting and I found a style that I like from Vincent Zoonekynd’s web-page, http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/...
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minitoc does not work correctly

I am writing my PhD thesis using a book class, I want to have a table of contents displaying only the chapters appears in the page where the name of the part found and a mini table of contents for the ...
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How to add the chapter number into the chapter title using memoir class?

I want to add the chapter number into the chapter name. To have something like that I used these commands to remove the word chapter and the number : \renewcommand\printchaptername{\chapnamefont} ...
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Clearpage after section without any reason [duplicate]

I'm writing my Ph.D. thesis and I'm using this template (config.tex). I'm facing a weird problem. All of my chapter are fine and the sections are placed on the same page like this : However, the ...
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KOMA-Script scrbook: How to remove period after sections and subsections?

I am a total TEX noob, so please forgive me :D I am trying to prepare a template in LATEX, that I can potentially use for all papers I will have to write, in accordance with my faculty's regulations. ...
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\chapter command is wrong in ukrainian language (in russian works)

This question is related to this Xelatex try lo load russian package if I use only ukrainian In the case of the text in Russian everything is working, but it is necessary to indicate the Ukrainian ...
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Xelatex try lo load russian package if I use only ukrainian [duplicate]

I was preparing several texts in xelatex in Russian, everything was fine. But today I needed to prepare in Ukrainian. Here is an example of a file. \documentclass[a4paper, openright, 12pt]{extreport} ...