[Tex/LaTex] Hide section numbers, but keep numbering


How do I hide section number in section heading ? I can't just use \section*{xxxx}, because I want subsections numbered correctly. I also tried :


Which hides section number and keeps subsection numbers. Unfortunately this solution also hides section in table of contents, which is undesirable.

Next attempt was :


However this made numbering of subsections continue on and on instead of reseting at new section.
So what can I do to make it behave as normal, just not showing section numbers ? Thanks!

Best Answer

I think your best bet is to redefine \thesection, which is the macro that normally prints the section number.


If you want subsection numbers to include the section numbers that aren't getting printed, you will also need to redefine \thesubsection, which normally calls \thesection: