# [texhax] Re : Re : Re: Re : Merging Chapter Number and Title with tocloft

jfbu jfbu at free.fr
Sun Feb 9 15:28:36 CET 2014

----- jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> a écrit :
>
> ----- Alessandro Ceschini <alescesc1986 at yahoo.it> a écrit :
> > > A simple minded approach:
> > > \documentclass{book}
> > > %\usepackage{hyperref}
> > > \def\mynumberline #1{#1 }
> > > \renewcommand\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}}
> > >
> > > \begin{document}
> > > \tableofcontents
> > >
> > > \chapter{One}
> > >
> > > \chapter{Two}
> > >
> > > \setcounter{chapter}{14}
> > > \chapter{Fifteen}
> > >
> > > \setcounter{chapter}{17}
> > > \chapter{Eightteen}
> > > \end{document}
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Jean-Francois
> >
> > Dear Jean-François
> >
> > Thank you so much for your very simple-minded approach! However, the dot
> > following the Roman numbers has disappeared, and I devised this to
> > restore it:
> >
> > \def\mynumberline #1{#1.\ }
> >
> > What do you think about it? Do you know of a more elegant or proper
> > workaround? Just curious.
>
> Hi Alessandro, this is fine indeed to put a dot in
> if you *also* want the dot  in the chapter headings from the
> document body, then it is more natural to modify the
> \renewcommand{\thechapter}:
>
>
> \renewcommand{\thechapter}{\Roman{chapter}.\ }
>
> (I actually wanted a tilde rather than \ put my webmail interface
> somehow swallows it)
>
> if you do that, then you don't need \mynumberline
>
>
> will do.
>
> >
> > Greetings
> >
> > --
> > /Alessandro Ceschini/
>
> hope it helps
> best regards,
> Jean-Francois
>
>

I forgot to say that this is all a bit drastic as it will
affect sections too etc...

...I can't detail now, but the method needs to be made
a bit more sophisticated, it all depends on what you
want to achieve, and also the document class you use.

best,
Jean-François