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Questions about adding chapter thumb indexes to the KOMA-Script classes using the {chapterthumb} package.

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KOMA-script thumb index with scrlayer-scrpage: Shift text inside chapterthumbbox

I want to make semicircle thumb indices using chapterthumbs in KOMA-script. For this, I made circles with tikz and shifted them by the appropriate distances on odd and even pages, respectively. Of ...
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fncychap malfunctions setpcounter chapshift

I am new user in Overleaf for drafting my thesis (if the words I used in question part is wrong, pardon me!), format is twoside, report. I use package fncychap for chapter style Also I want to have ...
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scrreprt thumb indices with scrlayer-scrpage: use any shape as chapterthumb

I would like to use a different shape than a rectangle as chapterthumb-symbol, i.e. a circle or a diamond with rounded corners. Is this possible at all using scrlayer-scrpage and a two-sided scrreprt ...
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Is it possible to use chapterthumbs to create a specific shape?

Is there a method available to draw shapes on the paper side of a closed book using LaTeX, e.g. by manipulating chapterthumbs? As an example of what I mean see the below figure but instead of such ...
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remove chapter margin

I'm using this ChapterFrame: Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin YOU SHOULD COMPILE THREE TIMES BEFORE TO SEE THE MARGINS ! I add the chapter frame under the first three chapters... ...
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Side chapter thumb headings conflicts with phantom chapter

This is a follow up to this post. With either of the proposed solutions, this causes a conflict. Namely, the thumb for the phantom section, in this case 'Index', will show the last chapter. How can I ...
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Side chapter thumb headings conflicts with part sectioning

This is a modification of Koma-script / Anhang-B that separates chapters into parts. How would I disable this feature where a new part starts? In the example given, this means removing thumb "Chapitre ...
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chapter thumb colour box

I would like to add colour chapter thumb to my code \documentclass[headsepline,BCOR=10mm,11pt,twoside,openright,cleardoublepage=empty,bibliography=totoc,numbers=noenddot]{scrbook} \usepackage[...
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chapterthumb table of contents

Is there is now an easy way to create a chapterthumb table of contents? To concretize: I think with a very dezent type like I think a chapterthumb table of contents is not trivial because it has to ...
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Chapter thumb should show only chapter number, and position them lower on page

For my PhD thesis I would like to use chapter thumbs. I have found some code that provides this, and I have been able to make some changes (size and color of the mark, color of text). However, I ...
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Adding chapter thumbs to an appendix with KOMA-Script

Including an appendix chapter using \include{chapter_appendixA} results in a 'weird error' in overleaf (compiling with XeLaTeX): ! Missing number, treated as zero. p l.1 \...
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Remove gray chapter number boxes on chapter title page

I have successfully added a grey box (given minor revision) in the margin of each page with the number of the chapter using the code from "Show current chapter number on each page margin". I'm trying ...
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Chapterthumb only at first page of chapter

I would like to include a chapterthumb in my document. However it only appears on the first page of the chapter. Thank you for your help :). This is what I included: \usepackage{chapterthumb} \...
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Page numbering and chapter number together in chapter thumb

I am trying to create a template for my PhD thesis. I liked the way Yo' has shown the page numbers in a box [ Formatting page number (fancyhdr?) ]. I have tweaked his code little bit and to add the ...
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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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Put Chapter number in a box on an odd page

I am trying to put a chapter number in a box on the odd page. Box with chapter number on each even page has been of great help. But I am trying to move the box on odd page. I tried several things but ...
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Numbering chapter thumbs, removing 0 from toc

I'm using KOMA-Script for chapter-thumbs. How can I modify it to remove '0' chapter thumb from TOC ? %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % % Chapter thumbs with scrpage2 % % ...
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using chapter style in latex

I want to be like the output below. Please heip me! Thank you very much!
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Remove chapter number from \frontmatter

This code is building from the solution posted by Ronny found here. I wanted to know how to remove the chapter number "0" from the front matter pages (like the TOC, list of figures etc.) and the back ...
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Add Chapter Thumb to pages

This question is building from the solution code given here. I wanted to know how to add the chapter thumb like this: Code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \...
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Fancy “Side Chapter Thumb Headings” part 2

This question is building from the solution that was meticulously crafted by Ronny that can be found here. I wanted to remove the header and footer from just the first page of the chapter but keep ...
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Fancy “Side Chapter Thumb Headings”

I would like to get some help in order to get my "Side Chapter Thumb Headings" to show up like: The code below is building from the solution posted here: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}...
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Fancy Section Headers, Part 2

this post is building of the post found here. On page 4 of the output file, where the section header is in line with the chapter thumb, this happens: Is is possible to make the lines appear behind ...
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Repeat margin note for every page within section

Basically, I want to add chapter/section thumbs to my document but I do not like the thumbs from the thumbs package. What I have been trying to do is make my own thumbs using tikz and marginnote. For ...
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Modify Chapter thumb for Appendix revision 2

Building from the post found here developed by Gonzalo Medina, how can I go about getting the header in the Appendix section to show up like "Appendix A. This is Appendix A", while still keeping the ...
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Colored box along side of pages with chapter and section headings (in book class)

In this MWE, that involves a very attractive chapter heading style found here, and also an elegant chapter thumb setting found here, developed by Mr. Gonzalo Medina, I wanted to get the chapter name, ...
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Have “Index” displayed in Chapter Thumb instead of “Appendix”

In the code below, I wanted to be able to get "Index" to show up in the header and also the Chapter Thumb in the Index section of the document. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{...
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Fancy Header Chapter Thumb - Change boxed text to display Subsections in two lines

In the code given below, I wanted to change the text that appears in the Chapter Thumb to display the current Subsections Titles. Currently, the chapter thumb shows the chapter name. \documentclass{...
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Chapter thumb to work with Legrand Orange Book Template

This code is building from the solutions presented here. It also employs the Legrand Orange Book template. I was trying to implement the chapter thumb solution to this template but could not get my ...
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Get modified fancyhdr chapter thumb to work with a fancyhdr

In the code developed here, I was attempting to use it with a fancy header. For some reason, the "CHAPTER THUMB" code does not work as originally intended. That is, the chapter thumb does not ...
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Show Chapter thumb on right side of pages in book class

Is it possible to modify the code below to always show the chapter thumb on the right side of the pages or do I have to switch to documentclass{article}? \documentclass{book} %\usepackage{lmodern} %\...
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Do not show chapter thumb on first chapter page

In the MWE below, the code modified by Gonzalo Medina found here, I would like to have the chapter thumb to not show up just on the first page of the chapter (i.e. the page where the chapter number ...
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Modify Chapter thumb for Appendix

This post builds from the post found here. When I get to the appendix section, I would just like to have Appendix A, Appendix B...show up in the chapter thumb also with the same font as the chapter ...
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Automatically Center Text in Chapter Thumb Box

This code is building from the post found here. In my MWE given below: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{background} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{lipsum} \pagestyle{plain} %...
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QuickGuide Chapterthumb to work in book class

In the code below, I wanted to get the chapter names to show up on the right of the pages as done in the QuickGuide.tex file: Here is my code: \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{etex} \...
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Customize appearance of chapterthumbs (scrlayer-scrpage version)

This question is similar to previous ones considering chapterthumbs -- answering this question will render them obsolete. How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script? How to get chapterthumbs match ...
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How to fix this MWE to show the chapterthumbs in KOMA-Script?

the compilation failure of the whole dissertation was narrowed down to this MWE below. For some reason the MWE fails to compile with the log file below: MWE This MWE is related to this post and this ...
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Bleed correction for chapterthumbs in KOMA

I want to send a dissertation document with chapterthumbs to the printing house. The document is written in KOMA-Script and a good solution for bleed correction is found here. Since chapterthumbs are ...
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Rotate text in Thumbindex using thumbs package

I am using the "thumbs" package to generate tumb indices on my pages with the chapter information in them. \addthumb{First Section}{\thesection}{white}{lightgray} What I would like to do is to ...
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How to get chapterthumbs match their chapter titles in KOMA-Script?

This is an add-on question to a previous one on chapterthumbs. Please consider the MWE below, the chapterthumbs are not matching the chapter titles (Discussion should appear instead of Materials & ...
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How to get chapterthumb work in KOMA-Script?

I came from here as I was looking for a way to get chapterthumb work according to the directions. I manually installed the chapterthumb.sty package into the texlive2013 distribution. However, the MWE ...