# [OS X TeX] Tinkering with the argument of a \chapter

Manfred Braun manfred.braun at uni-due.de
Mon Oct 24 12:26:31 EDT 2011

On 24.10.2011, at 17:51, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I would like to have a chapter title to read "Base TEN" with the E and the N a bit smaller than the T with the T the same size as the B in Base. In other words what "Base \textsc{Ten}" would typeset but which, in the argument of \chapter, typesets "Base Ten".
>
> "\chapter{Base T{\LARGE EN}}" does it but then the E and the N are a lot larger than the T  in the table of contents and the running head.
>
> So what I did was
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> "\chapter[Base Ten]{Base T{\LARGE EN}}"
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>
> I can live with that but where can I find that kind of information?
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> Hopeful regards
> --schremmer

Try the following:

\documentclass{book}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}% <-- T1 encoding is necessary, don't ask me why!
\begin{document}
\tableofcontents
\chapter{Base \textbf{\textsc{Ten}}}
Here starts the chapter.
\end{document}

Manfred