Sectioning commands provide the means to structure your text into
All sectioning commands take the same general form, i.e.,
- \chapter (report style only)
- \subsubparagraph (milstd and book-form styles only)
- \subsubsubparagraph (milstd and book-form styles only)
In addition to providing the heading in the text, the mandatory
argument of the sectioning command can appear in two other places:
You may not want the same thing to appear in these other two places as
appears in the text heading. To handle this situation, the sectioning
commands have an optional argument that provides the text for these
other two purposes.
- the table of contents
- the running head at the top of the page
The sectioning commands have *-forms that print a title, but do not
include a number and do not make an entry in the table of contents.
For example, the *-form of the \subsection command could look like:
The \appendix command changes the way sectional units are numbered.
The \appendix command generates no text and does not affect the
numbering or parts.
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