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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Using packages for customization

Besides the described simple methods, there are packages providing sophisticated features for customizing the table of contents and the lists of figures and tables:

  • tocloft gives extensive control over the typography of TOC, LOF, and LOT. You may even define new kinds of such lists.
  • titletoc offers convenient handling of entries and is the companion to titlesec, a very good package for customizing sectioning headings.
  • multitoc offers a layout in two or more columns using the multicol package.
  • minitoc can create small TOCs for each part, chapter, or section.
  • tocbibind can automatically add bibliography, index, TOC, LOF, and LOT to the table of contents. It's even capable of using numbered headings instead of the default ...

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