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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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Distance between chapter title and text

In my scrreprt I've changed distance between paragraphs with \setlength{\parskip}{9pt}. But \parskip changes also distance between chapter title and the paragraph. How can I change distance between ...
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How to set the chapter style in report class?

I want to set chapters to look like 'bigger' sections. Now in the report class I have a style like: Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1. Section What I want to achieve is: Introduction ...
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Colored chapter titles with the quotchap package

I already changed the chapter numbers using \definecolor{chaptergrey}{} But there must be some way to change the chapter titles also. Someone knows how?
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Change font colour of bringhurst chapterstyle in memoir

I would like to change the colour of chapter titles in bringhurst chapterstyle. The following should work, but apparantly I have misunderstood something and am not able to get it to work, and would ...
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Figure in the Chapter

How can I put an image together with the chapter style in scrbook class (chaptername, chapternumber capitalized - left aligned -, and a figure above them, centered, like the scheme below)? ...
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Chapter number on page header is not updated in LaTeX document

I have a small technical problem but I have been unable to find a solution to it so far. In my thesis document, the chapter numbers that are displayed on page headers are not updated. It keeps on ...
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memoir without chapters

Is it possible to use memoir without having chapters?
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How can I display a short chapter name in the header and a long chapter name in the ToC?

I am writing a book and one of my chapter has a very long title. As it can't be displayed correctly on the top of even pages, I provide a "short title name" via the \chapter[short title]{long title} ...
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Problems with chapter headings going from dvi to pdf

I want to redefine the chapter headings using some code that I took from a friend. It works fine when I create a dvi and I see it in Okular (it doesn't look fine using Evince), but when I try generate ...
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How to start new chapters on the right hand side

I use the report document class, and I would like that chapters always start on the right hand side, anyone an idea how this could be easily done?
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Publication details below chapter title

I would like to add some publication details below the title of the chapter. I got here already some useful comments, but I decided now to go with the epigraph environment. At the moment, the code ...
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Reference in LaTeX chapter style

I would like to add a note in the LaTeX Chapter environment that the work I am describing in the following has been published in a paper. In other words, it should look something like this: Chapter 6 ...
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Placing picture above \chapter?

Can anyone recommend/provide an example as to include pictures in the chapter headers? Any packages known for this? I have read about fncychap which looks great, but would still require add'l ...
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An 'abstract' at the start of every chapter?

I am using the book document class and what I would like to do is to have a abstract like text at the start of every chapter (in smaller font outlining what will happen in the chapter, etc.). I don't ...
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Keep chapter number of chapters inserted with \include

Okay, I've puzzled over this for a while and I can't work it out. I have a document with several chapters, using the memoir class. I've separated each chapter into separate files, and I'm including ...
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How do I get \chaptername to appear in the table of contents?

In my tex file I have changed the chapter name from 'Chapter' to 'Day', using: \renewcommand \chaptername {Day} But when I generate a table of contents it only shows '1' and not 'Day 1'. How do I ...
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List sections of chapter at beginning of that chapter

How can one have a mini table of contents for the current chapter appear just after the chapter name listing all sections of that chapter?
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Defining commands of commands

If you want to include an image in your chapter title, what follows may be an option: \newcommand{\thechapterimage}{} \newcommand{\chapterimage}[1]{\renewcommand{\thechapterimage}{#1}} \def\...
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How do I modify the amount of space between the heading and the chapter's number and/or name?

Currently, the space between the bottom of my header and the top of the chapter number is quite large and I would like to be able to reduce the space between the header and the chapter number. How ...
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How do I insert a document's title and the chapter's name into a header?

I am attempting to place the document's title on the left side of a header and the chapter's name on the right side of the header. However, I am unable to find how to use the title variable specified ...
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What's the right way to change display of chapter headings?

I am using the scrbook class and I would like to achieve the following effect for my chapter headings: #### ##### ### ### ##### Name of chapter How would I do this best? Is it ...
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Changing the chapter heading size in quotchap

I am using the quotchap package to format chapter headings in a document. Is it possible to change the default font size for the chapter headings? For example, in the document.tex file at the above ...
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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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Author(s) per chapter - short story collection

I'm trying to use LaTeX to typeset a collection of short stories. I need something that lets each chapter have its own author or authors, with the author name(s) listed along with the chapter title, ...