Questions tagged [table-of-contents]

{table-of-contents} is about the creation or modification of the Table of Contents or similar listings like List of Figures and List of Tables as well as custom lists. Popular packages are {tocloft}, {titletoc}, {tocbasic}, {minitoc} and {etoc}.

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Making the bibliography appear in the table of contents

I need to make my (BibTeX) references section appear in the table of contents of my LaTeX document (documentclass: article), with section numbering too. My approach until now has been making a new ...
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Pretty Table of Contents

I would like to know if it's possible to have a Table of Contents looking like the following, where the number of the page is the big number on the left. The sections could look like in the following ...
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Short captions for figures in \listoffigures

When I use \listoftables and \listoffigures I get in the list long captions that appear next to the tables/figures. I would like to use short captions for this list which summarize these captions. Is ...
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How can I make a clickable Table of Contents? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make clickable links and cross-references in pdfs produced by LaTeX? I need links for the Table of Contents, so that I can navigate fast to different sections. I ...
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Creating unnumbered chapters/sections (plus adding them to the ToC and/or header)

I'm using the report document class for a thesis, and I need to add things like "Acknowledgements" and an "Introduction". I noticed that there is an \abstract command which would have been wonderful ...
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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 chapters 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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Adding unnumbered sections to TOC

I have many unnumbered sections in my report (more than 100), all created with: \section*{section name} I want to find a way to easily add them all to the TOC (specifically to a minitoc). Since I ...
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How to change the title of ToC?

I need to change default title of ToC. Is it possible with titlesec package? Here is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}{\normalfont\Large\scshape}{\thechapter}{...
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How to show subsubsections and paragraphs in TOC?

So we have something like: \documentclass{article} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{2} \setcounter{tocdepth}{2} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section{Brushless Motor Fundamentals}...
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How to make clickable links and cross-references in pdfs produced by LaTeX?

How can I make things link url references, my index, table of contents, and cross references clickable links in documents produced by LaTeX? I generally use pdflatex to produce my documents.
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Insert list of figures in the table of contents

Is it possible to create a list of all the figures at the end of a document (this I can do) and make it appear in the table of contents? So in the the table of content there will be a line saying ...
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Bibliography not in ToC when using biblatex/biber

I just managed to switch from using BibTeX to biblatex with the biber backend. My references now appear how I want. However I have two new issues. 1) How do I change "Bibliography" to references? The ...
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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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How to change spaces between items in Table of Contents

Is it possible to get it without using package titletoc? I'm using special chapter style which doesn't work with this package.
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How to modify the space between the numbers and text of sectioning titles in the table of contents?

I'm preparing a document using the book class. In the table of contents, the space between the subsection number and title is too wide. How to reduce it?
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Setting TOC depth not working

I'm using a \documentclass[11pt]{book} document. I have tried to define a TOC with a maximum depth of 4 with: \setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} \setcounter{tocdepth}{4} \tableofcontents The resulting pdf ...
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Generate table of contents when \section* (sections without numbering) has been used

Is it possible just to generate a table of contents based on sections in asterisk mode, i.e., \section*? I basically just want the table of contents without section numbers. Like a list of headings ...
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Hyperref: Changing the linkcolor locally in the TOC

I found that the link-color for TOC text is identical to the link-color for Figures and Tables. When I change the color to black in the TOC also the color for Figures/Tables citation etc. is changed. ...
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Increment the section number with 1, not 0.1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Section numbering I'm happy with the logical layout of my document, but the section numbering is bugging me. I'd like the first section (the introduction) to be 1, not 1.1. ...
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Contents in PDF bookmarks

I am using KOMA-Script (scrreprt) and hyperref. The PDF bookmarks are generated nicely from the table of contents, but I would like an extra Contents bookmark to point to the table of contents itself ...
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Add an item in the table of contents

I am using tufte-book document class. I would like to add a part at the end of the document which is neither a chapter nor a section. How can I do for making this part visible in the tableofcontents?
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How to make "outline" frame in Beamer?

In a presentation, people show regularly a "outline" frame containing the table of contents where some sections are grey (have been presented) and others are highlighted (will be presented right now). ...
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How to hide/show section levels in the table of contents?

I have a table of contents (\tableofcontents) in my document. How can I hide subsections in it? I want that only names of sections are displayed there.
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Removing page number from ToC

How to remove the page number from the table of contents page?
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Resources for designing a table of contents

What various packages, example code, or examples of existing documents with available source code are available to assist one in: Changing the style and formating of a table of contents? Building a ...
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make section headings invisible?

Simple question here: how to make section headings invisible, but still get the correct list of sections in the TOC and headers ? e.g. on page 10, if I do a \section{New section}, I must not see the ...
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How to remove the self-reference of the ToC from the ToC?

I'm having a very weird problem. The following example should illustrate it quite right. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \clearpage \...
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How to effectively use List of Symbols for a thesis?

I am looking at some thesis templates online, and virtually all of them have a line that says: \chapter*{List of Symbols} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{List of Symbols} For example: https:/...
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Visual table of contents using tikz mindmap or similar

For a book, I'd like to have a visual table of contents, showing parts, chapters (and maybe sections) visually as a radial tree diagram or mindmap. Ideally, it would be lovely to have some tool to ...
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Automatically typeset math in section headings in bold-face

This question is motivated by a question asked me by a friend who is working on his thesis in mathematics. His section headings occasionally contain math, which: he would like to be in boldface to ...
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How can I force ToC not to end with a chapter?

So I am writing a programming book and I decided to include \sections in the ToC as well (see picture below). The problem I am having is that I have ugliness where \chapter is the last item on the ...
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How to customize the table of contents using TikZ?

Are you aware of tentatives to customize the table of contents with TikZ? I am thinking of fancy graphical objects (coloured ovals, squares, rectangles...) coming with "chapter" or the numbering, for ...
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Adding a per-chapter image along with group of entries in ToC

Friends, I have an old analytic geometry book with an unusual table of contents: for every group of entries based on the current chapter, there is an image along with it. Well, let me show some actual ...
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How to show \listoffigures and \listoftables on one page and in the ToC?

Is it possible to put the list of figures and tables onto one page? I only have two tables in my thesis, so having it on an extra page looks quite bad. I've read about the tocloft package and tried ...
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Incorrect bookmarks and page number in table of contents

I have problem with table of contents and with bookmarks. In pdf file table of contents shows wrong page number of Introduction and Bibliography, Bookmarks: introduction and bibliography don't bring ...
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How to add a navigation window to a LaTeX generated PDF document?

Some ( if not most ) pdf ebooks have the option to view the table of contents in a left navigation window. I would like to add this option to my document as well. Question: How to add a navigation ...
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Beamer table of contents - display all subsections below section

In a latex-beamer document i added the following TOC-Definition: \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{Inhalts\"ubersicht} \tableofcontents[currentsection,...
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Show plan before each section except the first one

I wanted to show a plan before every section in my presentation, so I have added the following code before \begin{document} \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Plan} \...
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How to hide the table of content's heading?

Is there any chance to hide the "Table of contents" heading that \tableofcontents generates? If figured that \renewcommand\contentsname{} works (it sets the title to "", an empty string), but it does ...
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Is it possible have the PDF bookmark level go deeper than the table of contents depth?

Is it possible to make the bookmarks in the PDF go a level deeper than the table of contents goes? I'm using KOMA-script, scrreprt if that matters. If the table of contents displays two levels: 1. ...
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Bibliography in table of contents

\begin{document} \tableofcontents \include{chapter1} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{biblio} \end{document} The bibliography does not appear in the table of contents, have you an ...
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Table of Contents incorrect page numbering

I am using the following code. \newpage \section*{Abstract} \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{Abstract} \newpage \tableofcontents \addcontentsline{toc}{section}{Table of Contents} \newpage \...
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Beamer: Removing headline and its space on a single frame (for plan), but keeping the footline

There is now 4 hours that I'm Googling to found a solution to my problem but it's still impossible! Here is the situation: I have some frames in a presentation using the Warsaw theme, on the first ...
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Remove vertical space before table of contents title

I've been trying to figure out a way to easily reduce the space/gap from the top of the page to the table of contents title, as in to reduce the vertical space before the table of contents begins. ...
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Table of Contents with additional description of entries

I would like to achieve table of contents with additional description for chapters/sections (see screenshot). What way would you go to achieve this? I'm wondering if it is possible to wrap the \...
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How can I reproduce this beautiful table of contents?

I stumbled upon this TOC today: I really like its structure and simplicity. The page numbers are right behind the entries, and not unnecessarily remote as they often are. The separation between ...
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Mini table of contents inside TikZ node on chapter start page

I need to add a fancy looking chapter start page to a book. We're using the memoir class and make use of tikz for fancy section and chapter headings. Now, I need to add a list of the sections that ...
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Adding Table of Contents to existing PDF

How can I add a Table of Contents (TOC) to an existing PDF? I have an existing PDF (scanned notes from a class). I'd like to improve this basic scan as much as possible. I do not think that any OCR ...
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Split the Table of Contents in two pages

Let's say I'm writing a document with 6 chapters. I want to force the table of contents to be split between two pages. The first page would list the first 4 chapters, the second page would list the ...
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change caption in list of tables

I would like to change the caption in the List of Tables in a way it is different from the caption in the corresponding table. How can I do that? Does there exist a command to do that?

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