[Tugindia] Problem with tableofcontents

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Nov 30 14:41:44 CET 2003

"Shailesh Ashok Shirali" <shailesh_shirali at rediffmail.com> writes:

> Hello, all
> I have a strange problem with the \tableofcontents macro.
> I am writing a text in which the number of chapters runs into double
> digits; in some chapters the number of sections also runs into double
> digits. I find that when this happens the corresponding entry in the
> Contents page, produced by the default \tableofcontents macro, is most
> unsatisfactory; there is no gap between the chapter-section number and
> the section title; I get something that looks like this:
> 10.11More on conic sections
> (no gap between "10.11" and "More"). The preamble in my document looks
> like this:
> \documentclass[11pt,openany]{book}
> \usepackage{pstcol,pst-plot,graphicx,wrapfig,makeidx}
> \textheight21cm \textwidth14cm
> \evensidemargin10mm
> \parskip2mm \parindent=3ex
> \voffset-5mm \hoffset0mm
> I would be grateful for some help in this matter. Thanks.

That's covered in the TeX faq at

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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