# [OS X TeX] Section 0 in book class

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Sun Mar 8 21:49:03 EDT 2009

On Mar 8, 2009, at 10:43 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I am writing Chapter 13 in one of these multi-authors books and I
> wanted the first section to be
>
> 	13.0 Introduction
>
Perhaps you have some other settings that interfere with setting the
section number. The following seems to produce what you want.

\documentclass]{book}
\begin{document}
\setcounter{chapter}{12}
\chapter{}
\setcounter{section}{-1}
\section{Zeroth section}
\end{document}

Michael