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Book structure: Parts above Chapters?

Postby wmeyer48 » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:29 pm

New to working in a book context, and not sure of the right terms, so will try to illustrate, instead. What I would like to accomplish is to create this book structure:
Part I
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter n
Part II
Chapter n+1

And so on. I suppose I could use \chapter for each "Part", and \section for each "Chapter, and so on, demoting the meanings by one level, but would prefer to avoid such a kludge, as it is sure to become confusing.

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Postby rais » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:06 pm

Why don't you just use \chapter for chapters and \part for parts?


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Postby wmeyer48 » Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:09 pm

As I said, I'm new to this. And am more than a little overwhelmed at all the packages and commands.

Thank you!

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Postby Ijon Tichy » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:18 am

Please read at least A short introduction to LaTeX 2e. But I would recommend to read a not so short introduction like LaTeX for Complete Novices. There are lots of good (and some not so good) books for LaTeX beginners. This would help you understanding the LaTeX basics (and even more) and could prevent you from a lot of not needed frustration.

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