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How to change from "CHAPITRE" to "CHAPTER"

Let's see what happens. You have english as a global option; You repeat it in the options to babel. When babel is loaded, the english global option is passed first, then french; when it comes to ...
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Hide sections of specific chapter from table of contents

You can change the value of the counter tocdepth mid-document, writing it to the ToC at the appropriate spot. This allows you to vary what shows and what doesn't show. \documentclass{report} \begin{...
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make footnote number appear next to chapter title

You have to be careful of what might end up in the ToC. As such, use a different optional argument for \chapter: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[paper=a6paper]{geometry}% Just for this example \...
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Start new chapter on same page

I have used this whenever I needed to add one chapter to the previous page: \begingroup \let\clearpage\relax \chapter{My Chapter} \endgroup It doesn't change the rest of the chapters, or anything ...
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Is there a way to center align chapter titles?

This answer assumes you are using the report or book document classes. i.e. \documentclass[...]{report} or \documentclass[...]{book} is at the top of your document. The Easy Way The easiest way to ...
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How to "unbold" this?

You can just type \chapter*{\normalfont An Abstract of the Thesis of} %\addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{\protect\numberline{}Abstract} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Abstract} (Switch comments for ...
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Having chapters shown as numbers and roman letters

Define \thechapter to do \Roman{chapter} in the frontmatter, then reset the chapter counter and redefine \thechapter to the standard \arabic{chapter}. I also add code for hyperref compatibility. \...
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How can I make a command like \tag, but for chapter numbering?

One needs to redefine both \thechapter and \thesection immediately before the chapter in question, and one needs to revert to the default definitions immediately before the next chapter. If you have ...
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Why does starting a new chapter makes footnotes start at 2?

This "bug" was introduced in LaTeX, from changes.txt: 2015-01-10 David Carlisle ltcounts.dtx: Reset all within counter levels (latexrelease) Each LaTeX counter is associated with a ...
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Change "chapter" to "Chapter" - How to do this using autoref?

The manual of the hyperref package explains how to achive this on page 17. Edit: This answer assumes that you actually want to use the babel package. If this is not the case, just redefine \...
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Appendix after each chapter

The (correct) answer given by @Gonzalo causes the numbering of tables and figures to reset in regular sections following an appendix. This is due to the \counterwithin command that is called at the ...
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Remove page number on chapter page

If you don't use the plain pagestyle anywhere else, just add \fancypagestyle{plain}{% \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0pt}% \fancyhf{}% } in the preamble. Full example: \documentclass[twoside, ...
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How to add double frame in tcolorbox?

There's no need for nested tcolorboxes, you could use an enhanced box with an additional borderline: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage[many]{tcolorbox} \definecolor{...
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Change "chapter" to "Chapter" - How to do this using autoref?

Whether you use babel or not, this works (no problem if you only use the English language – otherwise @Gustavo Mezzeti's answer is more appropriate): \documentclass[english]{book} \usepackage{...
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Traditional fancy chapter headings

I know I'm a bit late, but anyway :P I used the capabilities of titlesec along with the Victorian Ornaments from psvectorian and a few other simple commands. The psvectorian package is intended for ...
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Remove "Chapter" from a book text

Here's how you can do with titlesec (you may be wanting to add some \titlespacing instructions). \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\Huge\bfseries} {} {...
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Get the number of pages in a chapter

If you don't want to load hyperref, you can use refcount instead. You can use the lastpage package to get the length of the last chapter. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{hyperref}% defines \...
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Uppercase, bold and underlined chapter title

Use the correct places for the various parts: the spacing before the rule should go in the last argument (the optional one), so you can finish the title argument with a one parameter macro such as \...
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Making the font size larger than \HUGE in chapter headings with memoir?

You're free to create a new macro called, say, \YUGE (sorry, I couldn't resist!), as \newcommand\YUGE{\fontsize{48}{60}\selectfont} or, if you want to go overboard completely, as \newcommand\YUGE{\...
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Chapter with background images in KOMA-Script

You can do a lot of things with KOMA-Script's chapter headings, if you redefine \chapterformat and \chapterlinesformat or \chapterlineswithprefixformat. If I interpret your question as How to use ...
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Uppercase, bold and underlined chapter title

You need to have a handle on the chapter title, and the only way to do this is to use the explicit option with titlesec: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Unexpected linebreak with makebox

If I add \showtokens{#3} in the body of the redefinition of \chapterlinesformat, I get > \interlinepenalty \@M Another Chapter\@@par . and this explains why the number ends up in the next line: \...
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Replace part number by an acronym

The MWE in the question already contains a redefinition of \thechapter. This can be customized further by replacing the part counter \thepart with a new macro that contains the required abbreviation. ...
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How to remove chapter numbering without removing it from table of contents

None of the other solutions worked for me. Here's what worked: \tableofcontents \phantomsection \chapter*{Introduction} \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Introduction} This is the beginning Note the ...
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Starting Chapters on Left page with Koma-script Book

You can use \KOMAoptions{open=left} before that specific chapter and \KOMAoptions{open=right} before the next chapter that should start on a right page: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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