\addcontentsline

\addcontentsline{file}{sec_unit}{entry}

The \addcontentsline command adds an entry to the specified list or table where

  • file is the extension of the file on which information is to be written: toc (table of contents), lof (list of figures), or lot (list of tables).
  • sec_unit controls the formatting of the entry. It should be one of the following, depending upon the value of the file argument:
    • toc the name of the sectional unit, such as part or subsection.
    • lof figure
    • lot table
  • entry is the text of the entry.