[Tex/LaTex] fancy chapter heading for a book


I would like to change the default chapter heading formatting of book document class.

How can I output something like below :

Best Answer

To modify the header of a chapter you can use on of the predefined styles of the package fncychap

In relation to your question I present a small example:


\chapter{Compiler Construction Tools}


As Werner mentioned you can also use the memoir class which also provides some styles. Examples can be found in the documentation of memoir (6.5.1 Defining a chapter style, p 83.)