[texhax] Changing section labels (Was: Critical very urgent help)

Matthew Leingang leingang at math.harvard.edu
Fri Nov 2 13:21:50 CET 2007

Dear Alfonso,

You might want to look here:

Or dig around the article.cls file for the commands like \thesection  
and \thesubsection


On Nov 2, 2007, at 6:34 AM, Alfonso Leiva wrote:

> Hi,
> sorry about the subject but is kind of truth how important this is  
> for me. I sent an e-mail to the Latex Project people and they told  
> me to send an e-mail to you. I am from Santiago, Chile, and I am  
> about to get my Informatics Engineering degree. I have made my  
> thesis (here we call it 'memoria') with LaTeX and I'm about two  
> weeks to print the final work. The only problem is that i need to  
> change something in the format.
> The type of document I used is article and when i have a \section,  
> \subsection\ or \subsubsection, the final output is like:
> 1. Section title
> 1.1. Subsection title
> 1.1.1. Subsubsection title
> What I need is to get rid of the period so it ends like
> 1 Section title
> 1.1 Subsection title
> 1.1.1 Subsubsection title
> The same output i need for the header, but as far as i know, the  
> header (I am using the fancyhdr package) is taken from the section  
> format so it should be automatic.
> I've searched with all the arguments i've imagined and I still  
> can't discover how to do the period stuff. Please help me. I will  
> appreciate it a lot.
> -- 
> http://queweamiroeninterne.blogspot.com
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Matthew Leingang
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Harvard University


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