[texhax] Section headings too long for page headers

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu Jun 8 21:24:01 CEST 2006

At 09:57 08.06.06, Lars Madsen wrote:
>"Matthias F. Jütte" :
>>I noticed that my section heading are too long for the page headers.
>>Using \section[<alternative heading>]{<actual heading>} solves the
>>problem for the headersin the document. However, the alternative heading
>>is then also used in the TOC.
>>How can I make LaTeX use the alternative heading for the page headers
>>only and the actual heading for the section headings and the TOC?
>As fas I know you cannot do so using the standard classes, but wit memoir 
>you can
>it extends \section etc. such that you can have
>\section[for toc][for header]{for text}

If sectioning is your only problem [;-)], Alex Rozhenko's nccsect
suffices, it offers a command \runninghead. See

   CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/ncctools .

HTH -- Uwe. 

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