# [texhax] simple manuscript

Loeghmon T. Nejad loeghmon at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 14:59:12 CET 2007

Everyone,

On a related note, how can one omit the chapter number, meanwhile
retaining the chapter name, both in the TOC, and at the start of each
chapter? I tried >>\addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{a chapter name}<< at
no avail. It seemingly only affects sections, and not chapters. Thanks.

Axel E. Retif wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2007, at 12:24 , Sean Sieger wrote:
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>> I have had success teaching myself Texinfo and MusiXTeX, and I now I
>> am trying to pick up LaTeX by typesetting my verse and cannot find
>> examples of the manuscript design that I am looking for. Having read
>> documentation and tutorials for a couple of weeks this is what I have
>> come up with:
>>
>> \documentclass[12pt,titlepage]{article}
>> \author{me}
>> \title{poems}
>> \begin{document}
>> \maketitle
>> \tableofcontents
>> \section*{apoem}
>>
>> [...]
>>
>> \section*{anotherpoem}
>> [...]
>>
>> 'Contents' at the top of the page of the first poem. I was trying to
>> suppress section numbering for the poems and in the table of
>> contents. How do I get the poems unnumbered
>>
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> Starred (*) hierarchical divisions don't appear in the table of
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> I don't know the article class, but I guess something like in the
> book.cls (which clear the page after Contents anyway) would work:
> after \tableofcontents
>
> \clearpage
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>> Another thing I would like to accomplish is to move the page numbers
>> to top center.
>>
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> Again, I don't know article.cls, but I would follow William Adams
> recommendation and try memoir.cls (the manual itself is outstanding,
> as William has noted many times).
>
> Best,
>
> Axel
>
>
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>> I started to read eplain documentation when it occurred to me to ask
>> texhax finally.
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