# [texhax] Sectionining and referencing question

Fehd, Ronald J. (CDC/CCHIS/NCPHI) rjf2 at cdc.gov
Tue Nov 7 17:59:04 CET 2006

```> Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2006 17:54:39 -0500
> From: "Peter Flom" <Flom at ndri.org>
> Subject: [texhax] Sectionining and referencing question
> I am writing a book, and would like a more casual style than
> is typical of what I write or what LaTeX produces.  One thing
> I wanted to do is avoid the 'academic' style of section
> numbers (when I showed a draft to some friends, they
> commented that this was overly formal).

> in the preamble, but on typesetting it (pdflatex in WinEdt),
> all the chapters, sections and subsections were still
> numbered.  I looked through the log, but saw no problems.
>
> How does one produce such a book?
> And what is a good method of referring to sections in a more
> casual 'friendly' way?

if you are producing a pdf, not to be printed
take a look at
and

example:
\hypertarget{sec:<section-name>}{}\section{<section-name>}

I am not sure this will work, i.e. putting the \section as the text

\hypertarget{sec:section-name-A}{\section{section-name-A}}

usage: