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How to remove typeset division numbers

Version: 2.5, 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

Occasionally, you may need to remove the number of a division heading:

  • If you're using Version 4.0 or later,
    1. Place the insertion point at the beginning of the heading.
    2. Choose Properties.
    3. In the Section Properties dialog, check Unnumbered.
    4. Choose OK.


  • If you're using an earlier version,
    1. Place the insertion point where you want the heading to appear.
    2. Enter an encapsulated TeX field.
    3. In the entry area, type \division*{Name} where division is the level of the heading and Name is the name of the division as you want it to appear.
    4. Choose OK.
    5. Delete the original heading.

    LaTeX ignores unnumbered divisions when it creates page headers. Thus, if you create an unnumbered appendix, the page headers on the appendix pages reflect the name of the previous division heading rather than the appendix.

You can also remove or extend typeset division numbers for the whole document.

Last revised 03/03/06

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