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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Problem formatting header and footer with fancyhdr

I am writing my thesis using \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} Using the document class 'book' i am automatically getting 'Chapter #' headlines which i don't want and have removed using titlesec by ...
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How to Best Raise (One-Time) the Beginning of a New Chapter on a New Page

Consider the code \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \Large \textbf{Introduction} %\vspace*{-50pt} \chapter*{\textcolor{red}...
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I need just the number of chapters to appear in the header, and not the chapter word and the number

I enclosed three pictures of the notes of my work. I numbered the notes inside red squares. 1- The first note, in page one, I need the title of each chapter to be higher than it should be in this ...
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How to reduce blank space after chapter heading in report?

Due to page restrictions, I'm trying to reduce the blank space before and after chapter title in my report. I have tried numerous methods but nothing seems to work. I have tried the solutions outlined ...
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How to hide/show some levels of the Table of Contents in different tables?

I am writing a project where I include different table of contents and levels go from Parts to subsubsections. I would like to include a table of contents at the start before all the parts that only ...
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Pages with new chapters ignore pagestyle [closed]

I am currently working on a book and ran into a problem I was unable to solve so far. It seems like whenever a new chapter is introduced, the current pagestyle is beeing ignored. In my "mimnimal&...
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How to have text in ToC be different to text in Chapter title

So I'm writing a document that requires me to add an asterisk after a chapter title. However, I cannot have the asterisk be a part of the chapter title in the table of contents. Is there a way to ...
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How to place the parts on the same page of the next chapter? (scrbook)

Is there any way to place the name of the parts on the same page of the next chapter? I have tried to do this, to notice its effect I uncomment the commented lines, and you can see that the formatting ...
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How do I number all the chapters but the first?

It seems that \tableofcontents gets assigned the number 0 when using the article class. I want that remove – basically, remove the 0 and keep everything else the same. This is the code: \...
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How can I get this chapter title format?

I'd like my chapters to look like this: (if it helps, the picture is from the Princeton Lectures in Analysis textbook series by Elias Stein) I know how to insert the quote (using the epigraph package)...
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Missing space between chapter on same page and first section

I just wrote a command to start a new chapter on the same page: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \newcommand{\chapterh}[1]{ { \let \clearpage \relax \chapter{#1} } } ...
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Adding horizontal line under chapter number but before chapter title, without adding the line to the table of contents

I'm trying to format my report chapter titles to have a horizontal line under the chapter number but above the name of the chapter such that it reads Chapter 'horizontal line' Name of Chapter I can do ...
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Paracol disrupts proper layout in octavo package

I'm typesetting a document as a book using the octavo package. All went well until I started to use paracol, which is essential for the layout I seek. Please see the MWE. If you comment out the ...
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Recreate a chapter style

How can I recreate this particular style for both chapters and sections?
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How to display only the chapters name and not sections and subsections in book class table of contents?

How do I remove the section and subsection from the table of contents and just have the chapters? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titletoc} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \...
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Changing chapter reference abbreviation

I have the following example \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{booktabs} % lines \usepackage[super]{nth} \begin{document} \tableofcontents % Table of contents \chapter{This is a ...
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Glossaries-extra: Hyperref/Link only the first occurence of an entry in each chapter

I want the same as this question but with glossaries-extra package: Glossaries: Hyperref/Link only the first occurence of an entry in each chapter I tried it with \glssetcategoryattribute{glossary}{...
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One pdf file for each chapter in addition to the global pdf

For my lecture notes, I have a big tex file containing \include commands (one for each chapter). Is there a way to typeset in one go : the whole file: i.e. all the files appearing in the includeonly (...
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How can I have a symbol before every chapter/section/subsection title?

How can I have a symbol before the title of each chapter, section and subsection? If possible, I would like to have this symbol in the left margin. The symbol is not important. This is my MWE: \...
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memoir document class (two-column mode): how to change between default and article-mode chapter settings?

I am typesetting a document with the memoir document class with 'twocolumn' passed in the setting and I would like to be able to switch between the 'article' setting for chapters (i.e., that the ...
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Bibliography title prints strange asterisk (*) after I `renewcommand`-ed the `chapter` command in `report` class

I use report class for my work, and I renewed all the sectioning commands to my liking, including the chapter command, which apparently affects the way that biblatex prints the title of the ...
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Getting a chapter number value for comparing

I'm trying to compare a chapter number like this: \newcounter{exerciseChapterCounter} \newcounter{exerciseChapterCounter} \newcounter{exerciseQuestionCounter} \setcounter{exerciseChapterCounter}{1} \...
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Emulate a chapter heading style

is there anyone who can help me emulate this chapter heading style?
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Table of Contents, Cyrillic (Russian) specifics, add Part and Chapter description + problem with dotted lines

Here's the current code for my book project: \documentclass[10pt,twoside,openany]{book} \pagestyle{plain} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, russian]{babel} \...
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Modifying chapterhead for non chapter uses

I am currently using the \documentclass{report} I want to obtain a look similar to the following, but without affecting the index or other thing: [Image_of_desired_chapter_style]1: Experiment: (...
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Chapter Numbers as text instead of numbers BUT in Russian (Cyrillic)

There's a code to display Chapter 1 in \documentclass{book} as "Chapter One" or even "Chapter ONE", I know it. But my problem is that the text I'm currently working on is in ...
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Make a page with 3 headings that appear after references and are listet in TOC

I am using scrbook. The problem is that when I am using \chapter, it creates a new page for every chapter. But I want all 3 chapter headings, each with one short paragraph, to be on the same page. And ...
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Modify Table of Content Chapters Question

Currently, my table of contents looks like this: What command can I use to add the word "Chapter" before each chapter number? I want it to say: "Chapter 1. Introduction..." ...
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Problem with moving text from right-to-left

I have a latex ready template and I need to change the Chapter squares number and chapter name from right to left please as explained in the figure + I need a latex command to add a logo on page upper ...
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Starting chapters on right side (odd page numbers) in report class doesn't work

I have tried almost everything. openright, openleft, \cleardoublepage, redefining commands... but nothing works. This is for my thesis. For some reason, my first chapter (and every chapter thereafter) ...
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Chapter header design

Guys can someone help me have a design like this? MWE \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{titlesec, blindtext, color} \definecolor{gray75}{gray}{0.75} \...
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Duplicate chapter headings show up in Latex

I am trying to write a thesis paper in Latex. I've created a document that specifies the chapter heading per chapter. The problem is that the chapter shows up twice per page. For example, \chapter{...
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How to make following chapter heading style [closed]

In an older Czech book I found the following chapter and section heading style. Is it possible to do something like that in LaTeX?
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Bibliography with subfiles

I am writing my PhD thesis in Overleaf and having issues with bibliography while using subfiles command. Ideally I would like one bibliography right at the end of the thesis instead of different ...
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Table of contents of a Book and Fancy psframebox

I want to do the table of contents of a book, but when I tried to use the command \chapter{} it doesn't work. I guess the problem is that I'm trying to put it in a \psframebox, however, I need it in ...
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Error in the Printing of the Heading for the First Chapter in Table of Contents

As you can see in the image provided below, the TOC page printed "chapter1...1" on the heading for the first chapter. I already looked up my coding and could not find what is the cause of ...
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How to create chapter style like this

I want to have this chapter style in my book. Can anyone tell me the LaTeX code for this
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Page break between section and chapter (report)

In my document, the section always sticks to the next chapter, although there would be space for it on the first page. If I take away 'New word.' from the third paragraph, both the section and part of ...
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Long chapter name second (and further) line(s) indent in the table of contents (TOC) using Memoir class

I'm LaTeX newbe and trying to make a document with some requirements. Searching for similiar issues here and through whole internet gave me no result. The point is to remove the long chapter name ...
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Easiest and most reliable way to center \chapter in the middle of a page (appendix)

I have a chapter called "Appendix" or "8 Appendix" with automatic numeration. I want to position that one in the middle of the page without changing any font style, size etc. It ...
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Custom table of contents based on a model

I’m converting an oldish book into tex and I need to mimic a weird table of contents (picture here after), but I do not find any suitable models to start working with. I used the following structure (...
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How to add a descriptive text in table of contents entry

I would like to create a document with several chapter and I would like to add an abstract or descriptive text of each chapter in the table of content like this: Is there a package which can provide ...
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What is the best file organization practices?

What are the best practices for organizing LaTeX files, for example I want to create a book how do I organize the files? /settings/exmaple.cls file /chapters/preamble.tex /chapters/bookcover.tex /...
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How to change the Title of Bibliography Chapter into UPPERCASE (BIBLIOGRAPHY)?

I want to change the title of Bibliography Chapter into UPPERCASE like BIBLIOGRAPHY. I have tried changing it using \titleformat, \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{BIBLIOGRAPHY} and something like that ...
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babel + tableofcontents error: l.2 ...pter}{\chapternumberline {1}"Can I~get.."}{1}

When I create chapter with name like "Can I~get.." ToC run into error. ! Argument of \language@active@arg" has an extra }. <inserted text> \par l.2 ...pter}{\chapternumberline {...
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Add a local table of content on a part header

I have a document with several parts, and several chapters in each part. When a new part starts, there is a whole page with its title, formatted thanks to \titleformat{\part}[display] . I would like ...
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I have a white page that won't delete before chapter

Hello could somebody help me with this code thanks, edit: the \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt,openany]{report} solution doesnt work for whatever reason Also the bibliography doesn't show and i dont know ...
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How to Adjust Vertical Spacing in an egreg Macro Between the Endnotes within Each Chapter

The following code has been modified from an answer posted by egreg in https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/ask: \documentclass[12pt,openany]{book} \usepackage{endnotes,chngcntr} \counterwithin*{...
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Two different chapter styles in main body and TOC

In my thesis I have two chapter styles. One is numbered style like - CHAPTER N - INTRODUCTION. For this style I have defined the style in the preamble and write in the main body as \chapter{...
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Remove redundant "appendix" header in report [duplicate]

I would like to remove the redundant double "Appendix" header that appears in my document: while keeping the entry in the table of contents: I am using the \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,...
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