# [Tex/LaTex] In a chapter*, how to remove chapter numbers from figures and add the title to the running head

I have a document with numbered chapters. At the end I wanted to add some appendices without a number (only a title). I used this solution, which I found online:

\newcommand\chap[1]{%
\chapter*{#1}%
}


This works from a title and TOC perspective, but it still has two major issues:

• Figures still have a chapter number. So if my final chapter is chapter 10, figures i the appendix will be marked as 11.something. Can I get rid of the 11. and hide those figures from the index of figures?

• Running heads seem to ignore the appendix name. So all my appendixes have 'Bibliography' written in the head! Can I have the appendix (chapter*) title show up there, or perhaps a custom string?

These are two questions, that I'll try to answer:

## Figure numbering

You can re-define the figure numbering macro, by saying

\renewcommand\thefigure{\arabic{figure}}
\setcounter{figure}{0}


There's a package chngcntr that is capable of doing it by a special command, but there's no need to use it IMHO

You should add this line to your definition of \chap:
\markboth{#1}{#1}

\appendix