[texhax] Simple question?

Jan Bruners lists at bruners.de
Fri Sep 5 20:07:56 CEST 2003

Good question, I have a similar one: How can I prevent the section numbers from
appearing in the headers? I use scrheadings with the KOMA scrbook class, so I
can easily define any header using \headmark. Unfortunately, \headmark contains
the section number.

Grateful for suggestions,


Prof. Sudhir R. Ghorpade <srg at math.iitb.ac.in> schrieb am Freitag, 5. September

>Hi! In a large LaTeX file with \documentclass{book}
>I have several chapters, each with several sections. 
>I don't want to number some sections; so I use: 
>   \section*{Secname} 
>This works nicely and the section title "Secname" also 
>appears in the Table of Contents with no number. However, 
>in the headers for the pages, which usually alternate between
>  Chapter Name  and Section Name 
>I get the name of the previous section (where * was not
>used) rather than Secname. 
>How can I arrange "Secname" (without any number) to appear 
>in the header without having to change \section* to \section?
>Thanks in advance.
>With best regards,

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