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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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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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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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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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Start new chapter on same page

I am using report document class. When I create a new chapter, it starts it on a new blank page in which only the chapter name appears. I want to be able to start new chapters on the same page as the ...
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New first chapter page creation failed [Missing number, treated as zero]

I got the error "Missing number, treated as zero MWE.tex" with an emergency stop. I tried to remove the spaces from the first page of every chapter and set the header and footer on it, too. MWE: \...
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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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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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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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Chapter header wanted in a separate page

As the title indicates I want the chapters' titles to appear in the middle of a separate page.
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Changing “language” settings used by Pandoc for generated output [Pandoc template variables]

This is not directly a LaTeX question since I use Markdown to format my text but this subpart of "stack" seems the most correct place to ask my question. I generate my PDF with Pandoc from markdown ...
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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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Putting the \chapter in main .tex file or inside included files?

What is the usual way of making chapters when working with large .tex files? Do you put \chapter{Chapter 1} inside the main .tex file, or in the included files? What is the norm, and are there any ...
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Package paracol: no chapters allowed?

today I have a question regarding the paracol package which is somewhat related to the one I have recently asked, Packages tableof and paracol: multiple tables of content don't work, but it is ...
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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 ...
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book class with continuous page numbering throughout chapters

There are a few related entries but I cannot find a solution, sorry it's quite urgent. I'm trying to achieve a continuous numbering of pages, figures and tables, rather than the numbering restarting ...
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Show current chapter number on each page margin

I'm making a reference manual using scrbook. I'd like to include a "tab" that shows the current chapter number in a 1.5cm gray rectangle on the outside edge of every page. Within the rectangle would ...
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How to center a \chapter

I'm new in writing documents using LaTeX. Can someone help me to center this chapter section? They are all right aligned. Here is a image of .cls which I believe is the command that creates the ...
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Convert all sectioning of a document (or part of it) to the corresponding hierarchically higher one (in TexStudio)

I wrote a document which has now around 120 pages. As I'm new to Latex, I started writing the document without using the sectioning \part (as I didn't know it existed). So the higher hierarchical ...
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LaTeX - invalid page break for first \includegraphics in chapter

I've created chapter containing only images with caption. All images shall have fixed width (\textwidth), height is always unknown (image shall be correctly scaled). From second image everything ...
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Overfull boxes with fncychap's Bjornstrup: How can I remove a vertical line in chapter the title?

I'd like to remove the vertical line next to the chapter number, but I don't know how to do it. Any suggestion?
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Title of a chapter without the word “chapter”

At the end of my dissertation, I have a plan for future work. My question is How can I make the title "Future work" appear as a chapter heading without the word "Chapter" and also number as well as I ...
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Why is the title of a 'report' set in smaller font than the chapter headings?

I'm writing a document using the report class. I'm noticing the chapter headings look pretty big (and bold), while the main title is much smaller - perhaps 60% the x-height or so. A(n almost) minimal ...
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Fancy chapter heading format under tufte-book class

I want to write chapter heading for a tufte-book document. Here is what I want to use: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/339892/159116 \documentclass[openany,letter]{tufte-book}% \usepackage[T1]{...
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Duodecimal chapters, sections etc

Thanks to duodecimal page number I don't have to ask how to get duodecimal page numbers and I managed to get duodecimal chapter numbers with that method too. But how do I change the sections, ...
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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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Displaying chapter authors in headers

I'm editing a book written by different authors, each chapter one or several authors. I would like to include the name of the authors of each chapter in the ToC, and also in the headers. The answer ...
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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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Nomenclature per chapter

I would like add a nomenclature at the end of each chapter of my dissertation, including the parameters of that chapter. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[intoc]{nomencl} \makenomenclature \begin{...
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Adding Appendix and changing appendix title settings (book style)

I am adding an appendix to my book file. But the book template for the Appendix title looks like this but I want something like this How do I change it. \documentclass[12pt,Bold,a4paper,...
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suppress formatting on a \cleardoublepage?

How do I suppress formatting on a \cleardoublepage? \documentclass[a5paper,10pt, twoside]{book} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhead{} % clear all header fields \fancyhead[RO]{The College Savings Factor} %...
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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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Start a new chapter without heading

In the appendix of my thesis (using scrreprt) I want to start a new chapter containing a lot of large figures. For formating reasons I don't want the automatic heading, created when using \chapter{bla}...
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Problem with \chapter* and fancyhdr

I'm having a problem with \chapter*{} and fancyhdr. I want to start the first chapter of my thesis with a introduction section, appearing in the TOC but without numeration, that's why I use: \chapter*...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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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Edited book: Multiple authors in one chapter and Table of contents for the same

I want to include the author name before the chapter title. I am using the following: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{titletoc} \usepackage{lipsum}% just to generate some text ...
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Chapter Dependency Diagram in Latex

Please look at the complex chapter dependency diagram EXAMPLE in the given image. It explains how each chapter is dependent on the previous one. I am sure diagrams of this type can be done (hard coded,...