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I am having a problem when adding \chapter and \section in the document. \markboth is not working when I compile it. I have got a link Why is \markboth not working?. But there is no solution about my problem. I have written the following code:

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book}
\usepackage[vmargin=0.2cm,hmargin=1cm,head=16pt,includeheadfoot]{geometry}
\usepackage{fancyhdr,amsthm}
\theoremstyle{plain}
\newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section]
\newtheorem{corollary}[theorem]{Corollary}
\fancyhead{}
\fancyfoot{}
\fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage}
\fancyhead[LO]{\slshape\rightmark}
\fancyhead[RE]{\slshape\leftmark}
\pagestyle{fancy}
\begin{document}
\markboth{Chapter}{Section}
\thispagestyle{empty}
\chapter{ Chapter}
\section{Section}

\begin{theorem}
 Theorem
\end{theorem}

\newpage
Second page
\newpage

Third page
\end{document}

This produces:

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But I want to get the following output:

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How can I solve this problem ?

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If it is not possible in this way , tell me alternative way. –  Soumitra Sen Apr 28 '13 at 18:08
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Not working isn't correct. You want a modification. This can be achieved by \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{#1}} for section and \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{#1}{}}. For more details see the documentation with the examples of fancyhdr –  Marco Daniel Apr 28 '13 at 18:11
    
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1 Answer 1

You have to redefine \chaptermark and \sectionmark (after doing \pagestyle{fancy}). I have also reorganized a bit the code.

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book}

\usepackage[vmargin=0.2cm,hmargin=1cm,head=16pt,includeheadfoot]{geometry}

\usepackage{fancyhdr,amsthm}

\pagestyle{fancy}
% We don't want chapter and section numbers    
\renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{#1}{}}
\renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{#1}}

\fancyhead{}
\fancyfoot{}
\fancyhead[LE,RO]{\thepage}
\fancyhead[LO]{\slshape\rightmark}
\fancyhead[RE]{\slshape\leftmark}

\theoremstyle{plain}
\newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem}[section]
\newtheorem{corollary}[theorem]{Corollary}

\begin{document}

\chapter{Chapter}
\section{Section}

\begin{theorem}
 Theorem
\end{theorem}

\newpage
Second page
\newpage

Third page
\end{document}

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It is working well. –  Soumitra Sen Apr 28 '13 at 18:20

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