[texhax] Put a . after the section number

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Fri Nov 12 16:17:12 CET 2010

LaTeX has 

    \def\@seccntformat#1{\csname the#1\endcsname\quad}

and you could change it into 

    \def\@seccntformat#1{\csname the#1\endcsname.\quad}

-- so much for the section heading in main text, vs. TOC!?

HTH -- Uwe. 

"Michael Barr" <barr at math.mcgill.ca>, 12.11.2010 15:57:36:
>Good point.  Only for the visual effect, not for use in \ref.
>On Fri, 12 Nov 2010, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> Michael Barr wrote:
>>>  Is there an easy way to add a period after section, subsection numbers,
>>>  etc. so that \section{Introduction.} gives:
>>>  1. Introduction.
>>>  Michael Barr
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>> depends on which document class you are using and if it is only for visual 
>> effect or if a reference to this section should also give 1.
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