[texhax] Sectionining and referencing question

Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI) rjf2 at cdc.gov
Tue Nov 7 17:59:04 CET 2006

> Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 17:54:39 -0500
> From: "Peter Flom" <Flom at ndri.org>
> Subject: [texhax] Sectionining and referencing question
> I am writing a book, and would like a more casual style than 
> is typical of what I write or what LaTeX produces.  One thing 
> I wanted to do is avoid the 'academic' style of section 
> numbers (when I showed a draft to some friends, they 
> commented that this was overly formal).

> in the preamble, but on typesetting it (pdflatex in WinEdt), 
> all the chapters, sections and subsections were still 
> numbered.  I looked through the log, but saw no problems.
> How does one produce such a book?
> And what is a good method of referring to sections in a more 
> casual 'friendly' way?
> (e.g. when I say "I talk about this in XXXXX", what should I have?

if you are producing a pdf, not to be printed
take a look at


I am not sure this will work, i.e. putting the \section as the text


in \hyperlink{sec:section-name-A}{section section-name-A}

note: link-name may contain spaces

this information is available in your distribution
in the hyperref folder

Ron Fehd  the pdfLaTeX maven  CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2 at cdc dot gov

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