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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Missing { inserted in \chapter*{} command

I’m having an error with this line in my main.tex code: \chapter*{abstract} Similar for other preamble chapters like my dedication/ acknowledgments etc, but not with numbered chapters in the main ...
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Delete empty page

I have the next output: And I want the text to start right after the box, even if is a chapter. I have tried \let\cleardoublepage\clearpage command but doesn't work. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{...
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Changing label color for each call of the \chapter command

I would like to change the color of the chapter label (small rectangle box) everytime I call the command \chapter{}, possibly passing the color as an argument. Thus the part I need to address with the ...
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Can't make a list of keys work

I am trying to make my own chapter-heading formatting command, using a key=value approach: \coolchap[ chapstyle=<chapter-word formatting>, titlestyle=<chapter-title formatting>, befchap=&...
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Style Chapter Title format

I have a lot of trouble recreating a chapter title just like this one: I have tried using the fncychap packages. But I can't get to make the horizontal line appear or the title actually center. Thanks ...
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Vertical Spacing Between the Chapter and Section Titles

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter*{CHAPTER I} \section*{The Section} \lipsum[1] \end{document} Output: How may I (in this case) reduce the vertical ...
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How to put footnotes (endtotes?) at the end of the chapter

This comes as a sequel to my previous question. I'm writing an essay in Markdown. The idea is to use footnotes and list them at the end of the chapter. Right now they show up on the bottom on the page ...
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Help with chapter format in koma script \frontmatter \mainmatter

I am trying to customize the chapter formats in different matter of the document. How can I obtain a blue bar under the chapter headers from the frontmatter ? This is the best I obtained so far... ...
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How can I make each chapter start on the right page?

I'm here to ask you how I can figure out where a chapter ends and add or not a blank page (if it ends on the right) or two (if it ends on the left).I know that there is a way to do it with even and ...
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Want to have the chapter title ilike a customised lecture notes title

I use the code below for my lecture notes title for each day's lectures. \newcommand{\handout}[5]{ \noindent \begin{center} \framebox{ \vbox{ \hbox to 6.5in ...
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Reduce white space between top of page and Chapter, Bibliography and Appendix head titles in report class?

Due to default setting of report class, there is white space between top of page and TOC, LOT, LOF, Chapter, Bibliography and Appendix head titles and I wish to reduce this space. I successfully ...
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Move chapter label position upward

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{titlesec} \begin{document} \chapter*{Introduction} Lorem... \chapter{Lorem} \section{Lorem Ipsum} Lorem... \...
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After adding 'Chap' word in toc in report, change color of the entire chap lin in toc?

Referring to good working solution with MWE included in How can I add the word "Chap" before the chapters numbers in the Toc in class report? for adding word 'Chap' before chapter numbers in ...
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How to prevent page skipping before sections?

I'm fairly new to latex and I'm not the sharpest around programming, and I'm using overleaf. In the report class the page is skipped before chapter titles and that's fine but how do I redefine ...
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hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): removing `\@ifnextchar' [duplicate]

Update - 12/28/2022 I have included below my MWE per @Miyase's comment. The error is coming from placement of color{blue} in line \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter} ... What to do to remove the Package ...
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Toc doesn't linebreak within include

I'm writing a handbook. I can call for a Table of Contents and it works fine (with the option of having "chapter" written in front of number and Title), but as soon as I go to \include out ...
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Reset table/equation/figures counter to 1 after every new chapter (for chapter functionality manually added in article class) and then increment

In reference to a question asked by @Bhanuday Sharma on How to use \chapter{} in article class?, I was able to add the chapter functionality in article class using his answer to his own question. But ...
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How to hide Chapter N in a documentclass{report} and number the chapter titles?

I've already hidden the Chapter N above every chapter title successfully by using the package titlesec and the following code in my main.tex file: \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\normalfont\...
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How do you remove all numbering except page numbering in table of contents

Here's my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,titlepage]{report} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[pagestyles]{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}{\bfseries\centering\Huge}{}{0pt}{} \...
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Chapter insists on beginning on the left side

I am typesetting a book using the Classic Thesis package and Scrbook. I've added the usual copyright page behind the title page and a blank page behind the dedication page. Since the contents page ...
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Best practices and general guidelines [closed]

I am translating a handwritten notes PDF to LaTeX. Do y'all have any tips on best practices for the same. It has multiple chapters (basically notes for a course) lots of equations and derivations with ...
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Insert Part in the Chapter Header

I would like to have my Chapters titles appear like this: Part I Chapter 1 Part I Chapter 2 ... Part II Chapter 1 But only the titles, without making it like that in the ToC But I don't know how to ...
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Chapter wise customization in a bilingual book

I am formatting a bilingual book where the languages can differ chapter-wise. Inside the English chapters, I want to change the \figurename of every figure environment globally so that I don't need to ...
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Are there any useful packages for modyfing the way the chapter looks?

I have fairly minimal 'bits-and-pieces' knowledge of LaTeX; I've only used it to write theses and technical documents. I want to use it to write a book, too, and in Word I designed the following ...
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Page numbering according to the chapters

My lecture notes have the following structure. I would like a page numbering like this : number of the page in the current chapter / total number of pages in the chapter. How can I do this? \...
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Tips for writing chapter lessons [duplicate]

After having made some "small" documents, I would like to go a little further by having courses chaptered under Latex and I would like advice to have something clean. I thought I understood ...
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Komascript fix vertical position of chapter heading with \flushbottom

I adjusted the format of chapter headings like in the original question (scrbook class). I'm using the \flushbottom option. When for instance the list of figures spans more than one page, the vertical ...
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Beamer referencing parts, chapters, sections, and subsections

I try to reference correctly part, chapter, section, and subsection in a beamer presentation. The code is: \documentclass[envcountsect,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{chngcntr,xcolor,bbm,placeins,float,...
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insert blank pages to sync the start of different chapters of single side doc & merge to form a two side document

Title/summary: insert blank pages to sync the start of different chapters of [two different] single side documents & merge [them] to form a two side document I have to create two chapters - one ...
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How to Selectively Turn Chapter Page Numbers Off in the Table of Contents

MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tocloft} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \newpage \cftpagenumbersoff{chapter} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{CHAPTER 1} \cftpagenumberson{chapter} \...
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Change the color of chapter and section

I have struggle with changing the color of my chapter name and section name. Here is my work \documentclass[a4paper,12pt, twoside]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, ...
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How to recreate this output for chapter

Hi, I want to make this output where below the chapter there is like a small table of contents, with the sections, subsection and sections. Thanks and let me know where to start or look.
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scrbook - Start chapters without \cleardoublepage and \clearpage

I am a business student and use LaTeX for quite some time already and love it, but my understanding of coding is limited, so please bare with me if I make inaccurate statements. I am currently writing ...
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Make \leftmark know stared chapters

I'm using \fancyhead[R]{\leftmark} to make the title of the current chapter visible in the header. However, I have a few chapters which I don't want to give a number. Therefore, I'm using a star: \...
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How to make a table of contents that links to the corresponding chapter?

I want that my table of content looks like this: 1 Introduction and if I click on the line, it should jump to the chapter. But the chapter looks like this: Chapter 1 Introduction But I want it as 1 ...
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Change chapter format of amsbook

I am trying to change the chapter heading format of an amsbook type document from this: to look something like this In particular, I would like to change CHAPTER 1 to Chapter 1, make it larger and ...
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Different styles for memoir page headers

I wish I could customize the page headers of a oneside document in such a way that they mimic their style in a twoside document. More precisely, I want text to always be displayed on the right (no ...
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Starting a new chapter without heading: References point to wrong, previous (sub-)sections

I need to include a bunch of PDFs as files after and before other regular chapters. I want each PDF to be a numbered chapter, be included in the toc, and to appear in the header-line (of fancyhdr), ...
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How can I add more text after the chapter name in a book

I am trying to typeset the Quran in LaTeX using XeLaTeX and arabxetex. For chapter pages, I want the English text on the left, and the Arabic text on the right. The result should be something like ...
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Non-integer chapters

I am trying to get a chapter number that is not an integer. My current code looks like this: \chapter*{Example\vspace{-75pt}\\\huge Chapter 0.5}\vspace{50pt} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{0.5 Example}...
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Section and chapters overlap with header page numbers

I'm using a template based on the memoir class. In some edgecases the chapter and section titles don't linebreak, and therefore overlaps with the page numbers in the header. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Adding chapter to table of contents without numbering and without removing it from automark?

I know similiar questions have been posted but i couldn't find one that explicitly solved my problem. I added a chapter called "Abstract" before the actual start of my master's thesis that ...
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\chapter unrecognized command in TeXstudio but not in overleaf

I recently switched to TeXstudio because I am required to not put up my thesis online. I am using my document class I always used, but now \chapter is marked as \chapter unrecognized command. I ...
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How do I make it so that every Chapter starts at an odd-numbered page, preceded by a blank page?

I recently began to work in Latex to make a book. This book is composed by two books of the same author, so its made of two parts. It has been a big challenge, and many issues have arisen. How do I ...
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Title has unwanted indent in it

I don't know what went wrong but it seems my chapter title has indent in it. Anyone can help me understand why it happens? MWE \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}{...
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Chapter name verticaly in outer margin in toc

I want to do something like this: rotate the chapter name and put it in the outer margin of a book class document. How can I do it?
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Change a command in \l@chapter at the middle of the document

I am using \l@chpater to rotate the entry of \chapter in toc, but I need that on even pages of the toc the chapter name is on the left of the page, and in odd pages of the toc the chapter name in the ...
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Blocked number of chapter/section by hyperref only in TOC

I have recently discovered, that I can't move from hyperref connected with number of chapter/section in table of contents to a page, where the chapter/section is - it look as it blocked... Actually, I ...
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Chapter title format is too wide

I have the problem that my chapter title is too wide, because it has the same width like the line below. How can I change the width from the title? For example, when you uncomment the \geometry{...} ...
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Change a parameter inside \l@chapter at each \chapter

I want to change the dimension of the \parbox and \rule at each entry of \chapter in toc to match the size of de subcontents. I tried a new counter linhas, but i cant change the value in \l@chapter. ...

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