# [OS X TeX] Re: MacOSX-TeX Digest #1997 - 02/06/07

Chabot Denis chabotd at globetrotter.net
Wed Feb 7 12:55:40 EST 2007

```Wow, 2 solutions instead of one? Thank you, Alan.

I like your first solution. Anyway it is not a bad thing I start
using such commands. As for the second, one example in the sectsty
doc did use \itshape, so I thought \upshape was OK. I'll have to read

Denis
Le 07-02-07 à 12:17, Alan Munn a écrit :

> At 11:41 AM -0500 2/7/07, Chabot Denis wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>>
>> I tried your suggestion but my document would not compile.
>>
>> [package list snipped]
>>
>> I was not sure which of these packages was causing a conflict. I
>> tried them all and your option works if I remove the call to
>> hyperref. Alternatively, I can leave the call to hyperref and remove
>> the line
>> 	\titleformat*{\section}{\bfseries\Large\MakeUppercase}
>>
>> The doc compiles, but of course I lost my capitalized section
>
> Sorry, apparently this is a conflict between titlesec and
> hyperref.  Here's an alternative solution.
>
> Remove the call to titlesec and instead place the following early
>
> \renewcommand\section{\@startsection {section}{1}{\z@}%
>                                    {-3.5ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}%
>                                    {2.3ex \@plus.2ex}%
>                                    {\normalfont\Large\bfseries
> \MakeUppercase}}
> \makeatother
>
> This compiles for me with all your other packages.
>
>>
>> Anybody has a solution for such conflict?
>>
>> By the way, I tried replacing the titlesec package you suggested with
>>
>> \usepackage{sectsty}
>> 	\sectionfont{\upshape}
>>
>> but for some reason this never gave me upper case section headings.
>
> This was the right idea, but the wrong font command.  Change
> \upshape to \MakeUppercase and this will also work!  So take your
> pick.
>
>>
>> If only I could get rid of the uppercase requirements, which I
>> find ugly, all would be fine. But I cannot.
>
> It certainly is ugly!
>
> Alan
>
>
>>> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] Bibliography as section heading
>>> From: "Alan Munn" <amunn at msu.edu>
>>> Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2007 12:21:55 -0500
>>>
>>> At 10:57 AM -0500 2/6/07, Chabot Denis wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I'm writing a report using the article class. I
>>>> use sections, subsections and subsubsections.
>>>>
>>>> I made a section titled "6 RÉFÉRENCES". My
>>>> section headings are numbered and in all caps.
>>>> I'm not at ease enough to have modified things
>>>> so that I'd type my headings in normal text and
>>>> they'd be capitalized automatically, I simply
>>>> typed them in all capitals.
>>>>
>>>> After I format my bibliography (using natbib and
>>>> a home-made style created with makebst), I also
>>>> automatically get a heading called "Références",
>>>> the french no doubt a courtesy of babel.
>>>>
>>>> I don't know the "level" of this heading, but I
>>>> know it does not appear in the TOC, where my
>>>> sub- and subsubsections do appear. Maybe it is a
>>>> section* (but what about the lack of a number??).
>>>>
>>>> It is not very pretty to have these 2 headings for my bibliography!
>>>>
>>>> I need to either suppress the automatic one
>>>> generated by natbib (presumably), or to be able
>>>> to modify it so that it is a true numbered
>>>> section heading and is capitalized. It seems the
>>>> former approach is simpler, but then you could
>>>> surprise me!
>>>>
>>>
>>> I recommend that you do this the automatic  (dare
>>> I say proper ;-)) way, with two simple commands
>>> and the titlesec package (so you should change
>>> your manually typed uppercase titles back to
>>> normal).  The first command is  a titlesec
>>> command to make the title uppercase; the second
>>> command makes the bibliography a regular numbered
>>> section.  Add babel to make the references
>>> acquire their accents.
>>>
>>> \usepackage{titlesec}
>>> \usepackage{natbib}
>>>
>>> \titleformat*{\section}{\bfseries\Large\MakeUppercase}
>>> \renewcommand{\bibsection}{\section{\refname}}
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Alan
>>>
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