# [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:

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=seccntfmt

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

--Matt

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
> appreciate it a lot.
>
> --
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