[OS X TeX] centering section headings

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Mon Jul 4 01:40:21 CEST 2005


>Is there a simple way to center \section headings in article? Using 
>\begin{center}\section{heading}\end{center} doesn't seem to work (or 
>at least gives an error message with more than one \section). I get:
>
>!LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item.
>
>using as a test:
>
>\documentclass[12pt]{article}
>\begin{document}
>\begin{center}\section{one}\end{center}
>text
>\begin{center}\section{two}\end{center}
>text
>\end{document}
>
>
>Thanks, ...Peter



This is probably best explained in the FAQ.

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=secthead

Basically look at the sectsty and titlesec packages.

Alan

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