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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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Names of paragraphs, chapters, section etc. in Cyrillic

So I am doing some paper for school and I've been struggling to find how to do Cyrillic in LaTeX, now I cracked that part, but still can not find a way to write names of chapters, section etc. in ...
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Decoration in the Chapter Title

I am trying to use a decoration in the chapter title using the psvectorian package. The problem is that it doesn't work. What am I doing wrong? MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[raggedright]{...
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dissertation formatting. 2" margin on first page of chapter only

I have looked through the questions and have not found an exact answer to solve my concern. I need the 1st page of each chapter to have a 2" margin at the top, while the rest of the chapter have only ...
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Chapter without numeration

I am writing my thesis. How can I add the chapter of Introduction without number? I am using: \documentclass[11pt, twoside, a4paper]{book} \input introduction \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{...
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Indentation on long centered chapter titles

My publisher wants the chapter titles centered. Sometimes the title is spreading over two lines which means that the title in the first line very much looks like text. Is it possible to add some ...
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How to shrink a whole chapter to not leave orphans?

A chapter has a full-page image at the end, and its last paragraph overflows two lines to a new page. How to make the last line stays in the bottom of a page so that there's no almost blank page ...
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Changing chapter style

I am wondering how to change the chapter style to the following format? I tried using titlesec package but couldn't figure out how to create this format. \documentclass[reqno,12pt,oneside]{report} \...
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Custom chapter with image

I would like to modify the \chapter{} command such that I can include a (fixed height) image in the following sense (quick sketch I made in LibreOffice) with an orange border around it: Is this ...
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Chapter cross reference not capitalized with \autoref [duplicate]

When I use \autoref{}, from the hyperref package, to cross reference a \chapter{}, the cross-reference in the text is not capitalized. How can I change this? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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Title pages for chapters and chapter thumbs

I am trying to generate a report document, where I would like to add a separate chapter title page as shown by CFR https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/183613/45116. Her code works for me, but I am facing ...
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titlesec package error \ttlp@append{chapter}{e}

I want to design a report which all chapters titles are different. I used the following minimal code: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Referencing an item using labelenumi

I am writing a book in LaTeX in which I label problems m.n for Chapter m, problem n (for example, problem 6.10 is the 10th problem in Chapter 6). I am using the declaration \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\...
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Recreating the fancy chapter style of a textbook

I was wondering if someone could help reproduce the style of chapter shown in this image: Specifically, just the small grey strip containing "CHAPTER" and the large chapter number (which is 14 in ...
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The change in the title of chapter

I want to change the chapter 1 to like '1' in latex as shown in picture.
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scrbook chapter numbering

I want chapter numbers prefixed by a letter like M1: First chapter of "M" series M1.1 First section in first chapter of "M" series M2: Second chapter of "M" series ... then change the prefix, e.g. ...
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In a twocolumn book, how to add a short introduction to chapters as a one column parapgrah

Here is what I wish to have: Chapter 2 - Foo This is an introductory paragraph, spanning over the whole width of the document. This is the body of the | due to the use of the chapter which ...
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Creating a fancy chapter style using tikz

Could anyone propose a way to achieve the following chapter style with the given document as a starting point? (The number "1" is the chapter number) \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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Remove the chapter number in ToC

I am using the latest version of the LaTeX template of Matthias Pospiech, see http://www.matthiaspospiech.de/blog/2016/05/09/latex-thesis-template-3-2-4-released/. In my MWE I try to achieve the ...
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Custom Chapter Header in Thesis

Currently my chapter headers look like this: How to make it look like this: Your help is much appreciated.
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How to get the space between chapter and text?

I am using the documentclass book in this example. \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter*{Test} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... \vspace{3cm} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... \end{document} Now I ...
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Compile Latex book part from child file [duplicate]

I am new to writing books in Latex, but for my thesis this seemed like the better idea. Still I find it really annoying that whenever I want to preview the last part I wrote in a child file, I always ...
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Start chapter text at particular place on page

In a book whose layout I’m trying to emulate in memoir, no matter how long the chapter title is (they’re all two, three, or rarely four lines long) the chapter text begins the same three inches from ...
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How to place Chapter Name in fancyhdr

I am using the book format and have recently changed my sections to chapters, and subsections to sections etc. Previously I had the section names in the header, but now I want the chapter names in ...
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Can I change chapter font at the end of the book?

In this example : \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter one} \chapter{Chapter two} \chapter{Chapter three} New font and distance from the text here \end{document} I would ...
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Custom chapter format with tikz

I am creating a booklet for a conference, using the documentclass scrbook. The document is composed of different chapters: "About", "Timetable", "List of participants", etc. Each of these "chapters" ...
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Gathering separate LaTeX documents in main one (dissertation)

I am trying to join my three papers in one big document in LaTeX. I wrote the three of them using the article class. Because I needed some personalized features in the papers, I have rather big ...
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Removing spacing before appendix and TOC title and contents on separate sheets

I am having trouble with the Table of contents and the list of figures: The title and the entries are showing on two pages. How do I remove the big space before apendix and vita. \documentclass[]...
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cfoot-first page of chapter not bold [duplicate]

Footer of the first page of every chapter is not bold, but it should be. All the others are bold. \usepackage{fancyhdr} \setlength{\headheight}{40pt} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \...
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Chapter heading size in Bianchi

I am typing out my dissertation and my supervisor has informed me that the headings of my chapters are too big. I would like to be able to change them but I'm not sure which commands to add in my ...
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Wrong label of chapter (using subfile) with glossary

I trying to have the good number when I refer the Chapter 2 of my Ph.D Thesis but without success. I have four files, the main with a lot of packages and : % Manuscrit.tex ----> Main files \...
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accented letters, page numbering and lines duplicated

I have 3 problems: Some accented letters don't work: The page numbering: I want to start from a specific page and not from the beginning of file.(\setcounter{page}{1} does not work for ...
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Changing the position of the contents title in titletoc

I would like to know how to alter the title of the contents page of the document given by the following code, so that the word 'Contents' appears above the horizontal rule ('titlerule' in the code) at ...
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Missing head with page numbers for chapters using fancyhdr [duplicate]

I am working on my thesis, using small parts of the exisiting template of my university. There, the head line is defined like in the MWE. Since I included a table of contents, list of figures and some ...
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How to change chapter numbers manually

I found a little template on the internet. If I write all the chapters in one .tex file, the chapter number increments automatically. But I want to put each chapter .tex file in a separate folder. The ...
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Wrong label of chapter (using subfile)

I trying to have the good number when I refer the Chapter 2 of my Ph.D Thesis but without success. I have four files, the main with a lot of packages and : % Manuscrit.tex ----> Main files \...
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Problem with chapterprefix in listof=entryprefix and chapteratlists=entry in KOMA-script

I am writing my thesis with scrbook-class in XeLaTex. My figures and tables have to be numbered throughout the document (not within chapters) and I want them to be spelled out ("Abbildung" and "...
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Footer \leftmark in Book class not showing chapter name and style

Originally was my code in article class. In the footer it showed the name and number of the section (which was the chapter) in the way it was formatted e.g. bold etc.... However converting it over to ...
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How to prevent the initial page break when calling \chapter inside a tcolorbox

I am trying to put a whole \chapter inside of a breakable tcolorbox. This results in the box being broken even before the chapter heading and an almost empty page is added. The following MWE shows ...
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Changing chapter font size and apply the font to Introduction

I have two problems while working on this code : \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \makeatletter \renewcommand*{\@makechapterhead}[1]{ \vspace*{50\p@} {% \parindent \z@ \...
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Customizing fancyhdr

I am trying to get a header set-up, but I'm facing some issues. The way I want to have it displayed is: (Part Nr.): (Part Name) ---- (Ch nr.). (Chapter name) The header should be displayed on all ...
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Missing number, treated as zero when defining numbered chapter

I'm getting what appears to be a common error, but I can't figure out how to fix it. I have the following document, which I'm processing using xelatex. \documentclass[12pt,english,oldfontcommands,...
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How to remove chapter # and title from headings

I am using this code : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{fourier-orns} \pagestyle{fancy} \renewcommand\headrule{\hrulefill \raisebox{-2.1pt}[10pt][10pt]{\quad\decofourleft\...
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help with my chapters spacing

I have been trying and trying even using this forum to fix a problem that I have been facing and I don't know how to fix it... My code for this and so on is: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{...
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How do I scale a chapter heading in memoir?

I am (or rather, would like to be) using League Gothic, pinched a bit together. Here's what I got: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily{\title}{League Gothic} \newcommand{\...
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Centering chapter name in table of content

With this example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \Blinddocument \end{document} I have .toc like this: How I can have .toc like this is there any way ...
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Table of contents is the running title [duplicate]

I have the following problem. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} \maketitle \tableofcontents* \chapter*{Introduction}\addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{\textbf{Introduction}} And the problem ...
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How to modify chapter title with titlesec?

I would like to modify title chapter from vertical shape to horizontal with : based on titlesec package within book class, for example: CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION and make ...
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Remove the Chapter number, but keep chapter number in the formula

I have a problem just as the following picture. I want to remove the chapter number in appendix, but keep the number in the formula. I have tried many times.
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Chapter customization works on one computer and not on another one

I have the following code to customize how chapter titles look: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[english,french]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{titlesec} \...
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Changing Chapter Title in scrrprt-class

I am using the scrrprt-class and would like my chapter titles to have the following layout: How can I achieve this? Note that the chapter shall appear in the pdfbookmarks as "1 Introduction". ...