# [XeTeX] Search and replace (removing line break) for chapter title used in header

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 24 13:09:46 CEST 2009

Pander wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is it possible to do a search and replace which removes line breaks from
> the chapter's title which I use in (fanncy) header?
>
> Sometimes, the title of a chapter looks better with a manual line break.
> This is no problem for the table of contents, it replaces the line break
> with a space. Fancy header is not replacing this, resulting in a line
> break in the heading.
>
> How can I do this in manually in my definition:
>
> Or/and is this a bug for fancyheader and how can it be solved there, in
> a similar way the table of contents is dealing with this?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Pander

possible fix is:

or:

and before the last run of xelatex, run this:

if [ -e $(TARGET).toc ]; then sed -ie 's/\\\\/ /g'$(TARGET).toc; fi

to fix the toc which was also showing the \\, unlike I had described
earlier.

Regards,

Pander