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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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Chapter heading designs in KOMA-Script

I want to achieve two related designs for the chapter heading. Design 1 should have a vertical line at the outer (right) margin which has the chapter (or appendix) name and the title to the left and ...
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Changing chapter titles in Masters-Doctoral-thesis template

I'm using MastersDoctoralThesis template to write my thesis. By default it gives chapters as below: 1 Introduction I want a title similar to below (center aligned, CAPITALIZED, and chapter number ...
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Centering Only the Abstract Title

Is there a way to make the title of my Abstract centered (horizontally)? I am using \altchapter{\centering Abstract} but it does not work. \documentclass[12pt]{ucalgthes1}% similar to github.com/...
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How to make chapters start on odd pages with a picture on the even page

I'm using a template based on the book-class for my thesis. All Chapter titles are nicely formated and start on odd pages. What I would like is to have a picture to the left of each title page. The ...
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How to stop page numbering from resetting for each chapter [duplicate]

How can I stop LaTeX from resetting page numbers whenever a new chapter starts? I would like to have a single global page number for the whole report. I don't think I am changing the default page ...
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Figure causes chapter to start on middle of the page

I have a chapter, it has some text and then a figure is included using this code \chapter{Mock-ups And Data Slicing Functionality} First text line. Second text line \ref{img: applicationPlot}. \...
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Random Spacing in generated PDF

I am writing my thesis in Latex. And I noticed that there are random white spaces and blank pages being added before certain chapters while the code is identical throughout. Let me know what more ...
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Pre-defined chapter title style is interfering with appendix title

I'm trying to have the same chapter title styles for the normal chapters and the appendix chapters but add the word "Appendix" before the appendix titles, as only the letters are shown before the ...
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Indent second line in long chapter name using Memoir class

I am using the memoir class to write a document. I have a rather long title that only fits in two lines, and the justification of the chapter title is not to my liking. This is my current setup (MWE): ...
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Are there symbols for referencing non-section entities?

The \S symbol is often to reference numbered sections or sub-sections. But - what about referencing chapters (numbered or otherwise)? Or paragraphs, or appendices, or other entities for that matter? ...
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Automatic label for Chapters and Sections

I am writing a book and hope to create automatic labels for every Chapters and Sections in the form \label{AutoChap:"ChapTitle") and \label{AutoSec:SecTitle). Learning from "Automatic" ...
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TikZ and Chapter heading image

From this template I would like to remove picture headings does anyone know how? this is the structure.tex code %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Chapter Style Error When Using Polyglossia Package With Arabic Language

I am trying to use the following chapter style for Arabic language. My following code works perfectly for English only, and produced the following output. However, when I include polyglossia and ...
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\texorpdfstring and Header setting

I want to include chapters of the form \chapter[Measures $\mu$]{\texorpdfstring{Measures $\boldsymbol{\mu}$}{Measures}} Here the [..] are for formating the Layout in the title, and \texorpdfstring{}{...
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Ways to modify chapter titles in KOMA-class

I am using KOMA-class. Let's say I want my chapter titles to look like this: However the closest thing I can get is this: The code I used is this: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{kantlipsum} %...
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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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amsbook does not adapt chapter title size to scrextend

If one changes the text size in an amsbook style, chapter titles' text size does not adapt to this, and then looks smaller than intended. How can this be fixed? \documentclass[fleqn,a4paper, 12pt, ...
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Start new chapter on same page in two sided report class document

I have the settings of my document as follow: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage[top=25mm, bottom=25mm, outer=15mm, inner=35mm]{geometry} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.15} ...
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Vertical space above title of chapters [duplicate]

I have download a thesis template from this link and I would like to vary the vertical space (as in attached image) above the title of chapters. What modifications should I make in Thesis.cls file in ...
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Remove indent from a specific chapter title in table of contents

Problem: I wish that some chapter titles in the TOC are indented but not others. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \newcommand*{\disableboldchapterintoc}{%...
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Remove bold style for chapter names in table of contents

Problem: I wish to have bold style for certain chapter names but not for others. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} %: ----------------------- Table of ...
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chapter image resizing

I am trying to make a book in LaTeX. To the table of contents I want to add a image to the title. The problem is that the image is so long, that it reaches until almost half of the page. Is there a ...
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Chapter description

I would like to now how I can add a text right after a chapter. Example: (How it is now) Chapter 1 Introduction [Text goes here] I would like to add a chapter description between ...
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titlesec seems not to work (numbering)

I want to write a document of the book class. I removed the word "Chapter" from every chapter title. To add a roman chapter number I used titlesec. But since I installed a new Linux distro (Mint 17.3 -...
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Background image under Chapter Title

I am looking to put an image on the first page of each chapter, only, behind the chapter title. I assume that I should be using the package background, since the image will be behind text, but I ...
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Arbitrary chapter number

I want to numbering the title of my chapters in a different manner and with my selected word. For example, I want my first chapter numbered AA and the second one FR and etc. How can I do that . My ...
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Removing chapter numbers from Bibliography and Appendix but keeping them in the table of contents

I tried GKruger's answer to this: \newcommand{\mychapter}[2]{ \setcounter{chapter}{#1} \setcounter{section}{0} \chapter*{#2} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{#2} } but my references are on two pages ...
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TOC multiline chapter title misalignment

I am having some difficulty in aligning the multiline chapter title in ToC. There is an extra space after Chapter 1: What I do not want is that extra space. Also, all multiline chapters, sections, ...
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Vertical Spacing after the Chapter Title

I'm using a custom chapterstyle in memoir, with a pgfornament flourish below the title. I would like to reduce the spacing between the chapter title and the ornamentation, so that the ornament appears ...
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Setting chapter for header line for one page

I am using the \pagestyle{scrheadings} with the current chaptername in the header. There is one chapter that should not appear in the table of contents, which is the reason why I'm using \chapter*{...
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Override All Header and Footer Styles for All Chapter Title and Content Pages?

Closely Related: - Create Separate Footer and Header for Chapter Title and Content Pages? 1. Use Case - Decoupling Layout from Content: Content Authors will provide TeX content via a web portal, ...
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Adding the word chapter to table of contents and keep hyperref

I know there are existing ways to add the word chapter like this: However, I want to group all the chapters under one chapter heading to look like this: I can actually get this type of format with ...
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setkeys option not working in achemso package for separate chapters using \include{}

I am writing my thesis using \documentclass{book}. I am using achemso package to include references for separate chapters using \include{chapter-name}. However, I want to make two changes in the ...
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Too big vmargin, only first chapter

I have the following problem: As I compile my code, the vmargin on the top of the first text page (right above the title for chapter 1) is bigger than it should be. On the following pages everything ...
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koma script long chapter title

I'm trying to get this chapter format. Unsuccessfully. I'm using koma-sciript class. Based on How to place the chapter number behind the chapter title in KOMA script I've created: \...
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Chapters and sections not being numbered in custom template [closed]

I have a template to write my Master Thesis but the chapters and sections are not being numbered (and it should be). Here follows a part of my class file (not the entire one because it is too large): ...
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Using \frontmatter but still receiving “Chapter 0” for acknowledgements [closed]

I am using document class book and in my \frontermatter I have Abstract, Acknowledgements and Table of content. My problem is that Acknowledgements has a "Chapter0" in the header but none of the ...
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Hang within chapter caption (within document and table of contents (if necessary))

Usually, long chapter headings look like this: Chapter 1 This is a very long chapter heading; it is so long that is has a line break, but that’s okay Now, I would like to change it the following ...
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Change (sub)section numbering in article document class so that it becomes 1.1 instead of 1, etc

With the help of \makeatletter \patchcmd{\@makechapterhead}% <cmd> {\thechapter}% <search> {\expandafter\ifx\@chapapp\appendixname\else\ifnum\value{chapter}<10 0\fi\fi\thechapter}% ...
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Make flat appendix without chapters

I am using the report document class together with part,section and chapter commands to structure my work. However, in the appendix this structure is too deeply nested, as I only have one Appendix. ...
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Report - Change or remove only one chapter heading

I have the following code in my report document: \pagenumbering{roman} \setcounter{page}{2} \include{Abstract} \include{Dedication} \include{Acknowledgements} \tableofcontents ...... and the ...
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Referencing Un-numbered Chapters, Sections, etc

I'm learning Latex slowly, so I apologize for any of my knowledge gaps in advance. I have attempted to include a MWE (minimal working example) and a screenshot to illustrate my point. If I have missed ...
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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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Add number to custom section in contents

Im using the \mybibliography environment but want to add it to my table of contents, it comes in fine but its just not numbered. The code im using for that section is: \newpage \markboth{}{} \...
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Fixing margins when using fancy page numbering and special chapter head style

I am writing my thesis, and have encountered a problem with fixing the margins. I am required to have the page numbers on top for the main text (arabic) and roman page numbers on the bottom for the ...
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What creates the white space between the top margin and TOC heading?

I am trying to take control over the white spacing around chapter headings, more specifically between TOC heading and the top margin. However, I seem to have some spacing I can't control, would anyone ...
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filcenter not properly working for chapter name in titlesec package

I want to move the chapter name into exactly centre of the page but there is little Gap in left side how can i fix it. here is my titlesec code \documentclass[9pt,a5paper,twoside]{report} \usepackage{...
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How to change the numbering of \subsubsection just *once*?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} is my document class. Chapters’ are usually numbered 1, 2, 3, … Subsections’ numbers are, thus, usually 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, … Following this pattern, ...
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No title & number for appendix chapter

I got a lil question regarding the chapters in the appendix. Already read many entries but couldn't find a satisfying solution. In my document I have two sidewaysfigures in the appendix. As this is ...
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Memoir, how to make \makechapterstyle aware if chapter title is in frontmatter?

for my book i define own chapter style which i like to use only in body of document (after \mainmatter). in front matter i like to preserve default memoir chapter style. background: my chapter style ...