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Given this class code:

(add-to-list 'org-latex-classes
              '("report"
                "\\documentclass{report}"
                ("\\chapter{%s}" . "\\chapter*{%s}")
                ("\\section{%s}" . "\\section*{%s}")
                ("\\subsection{%s}" . "\\subsection*{%s}")
                ("\\subsubsection{%s}" . "\\subsubsection*{%s}"))
              )

When writing my orgmode article, do I need to specify for each heading the type of class it is supposed to be?

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    The LaTeX class is specified per document, not per heading.
    – NickD
    Mar 7, 2023 at 12:56
  • what I want to know is whether subheadings will follow the formatting specified. Meaning, a sub-sub-sub heading will be formatted as subsection. Mar 7, 2023 at 13:33

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With the report class in your question, level-1 headings will become chapters, level-2 headings will become sections, level-3 headings will become subsections, level-4 headings will become subsubsections, higher level headings will become items - that is, assuming that the H options setting (org-export-headline-levels) is higher than or equal to 4. If it is lower than 4, then headings will become items sooner: e.g. if H is 3, there will be no subsubsections: they will be turned to items instead.

You can set the H value per-file:

#+OPTIONS: H:4

or by setting the corresponding variable:

(setq org-export-headline-levels 4)

Its value is 3 by default.

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    Thank you! Very clear. I suppose that having #+OPTIONS: H:10 does not hurt just to make sure all headings are formatted if we decide to later on add formatting specific to headings > 4. Mar 8, 2023 at 7:06

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