[texhax] Information about LaTex

Toby Cubitt t.s.cubitt.98-dated-1205074010.895cba at cantab.net
Tue Mar 4 15:46:47 CET 2008



This suppresses numbering, which for chapters includes suppressing the 
automatically generated text "Chapter" as well as the number. The 
chapter counter is not incremented either, so numbering will start from 
1 at the first (non-starred) \chapter command, which is what you want.



Silvia Roque wrote:
> Hi!
> My name is Sílvia Roque and I am writing a thesis in Mathematics, using 
> Latex at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra, 
> Portugal.
> But I have small problem. My both supervisors (one from physics, other 
> from mathematics), want me to change the chapter numbers: They want me 
> to call chapter 0 to chapter “Introduction”.
> The problem is that I am using a “\documentclass[a4paper,11pt, 
> oneside]{book}”, and it seems that on a document book, Latex allays 
> calls to the first chapter, chapter 1.
> Is it possible to change this? I am asking this because I already know 
> that it is possible to change the numbering pages of the document (for 
> example, to put roman numbering on the first chapter and Arabic 
> numbering on the others chapters.)
>  Sincerely yours, Sílvia Roque  

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