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How can one trick LaTeX to believe that a given page is odd instead of even?

Or alternatively call the odd-page header in a previously defined pagestyle?

\thispagestyle{Somehow-define-that-i-want-odd-page-style-from-"fancy"} 

The document class used is book.

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Very simple — just insert \cleardoublepage, which will start a new odd page (inserting a blank page before if necessary).

Some structuring commands in the book document class insert \cleardoublepage by themselves if the openright option (on by default) is enabled, such as:

\frontmatter
\mainmatter
\backmatter
\part
\chapter
…
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Ah great. Thank you. –  Kasper B. K. Mar 20 '11 at 16:33
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