# [texhax] Resetting \labelsep

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Jul 29 10:56:44 CEST 2015


Professor John Simmie wrote:

> I have a very large document in which the table of contents messes up
> after the first 99 \sections, with the section number crashing into
> the section heading
>
> Redefining via \setlength{\labelsep}{36pt} in the preamble does not
> work

It may be reset by \@BeginDocument; try setting it as the first line after

\begin {document}

Philip Taylor


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