[texhax] LaTeX help

John R. Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Aug 10 22:50:50 CEST 2006

On Thursday 10 August 2006 15:38, Joshua Grauman wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm new to LaTeX/TeX and have been pouring over documentation to figure
> out how to get my document as I would like it. I would appreciate help as
> I appear to be stuck (examples and .tex code is greatly appreciated). I
> think this is the right list, but correct me if I'm wrong.
> These should be fairly simple I assume, and easy to see what I'm doing and
> talking about since I've included a link to the .tex file and the .pdf
> file, (they are small).
> http://grauman.com/sample.tex
> http://grauman.com/sample.pdf
> These are somewhat listed in order of importance to me, but I'd really
> like to fix them all ;)
> 1) How can I get the book name (ie Genesis, Exodus) in the header? I am
> able to do it using markright and markboth if I don't want a range of
> verses (ie 1:1 - 1:5), but just want the starting verse (ie Genesis 1:1).
> Really, I need another mark I think, besides marking left and right.
> Currently, marking left and right are used up to store the 'to' and 'from'
> referrence numbers, and I need another mark to store the book (if I
> understand this correctly. I wrote the commands \bkmark and \vsmark from
> reading the memoir documentation as I understand it...)
> 2) How do I make the Table of Contents not list itself as an entry?
> 3) How do I get rid of the page number at the bottom center of the page
> when I start a new chapter? I also want to get rid of the page numbers off
> the title page and table of contents (I think this is all related). Ie
> pages 1,2,3,5.
> 4) How do I make the chapter numbers not listed before the chapter. Ie I
> want "Genesis", not "1 Genesis" in the table of contents AND for its
> heading?
> Thanks so much for any/all help. There's a lot to learn what starting
> TeX...
> Josh
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I can't help with LaTeX. If you are interested in plain pdftex or
Context solutions I'll give it a try. 
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