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I'm building my own letterhead with LaTeX.

I would have:

  • a first page with header and footer
  • from second page ahead, just header, but different from first page.

I've already built a one page letterhead with fancy class (I have a header and a footer with images and text)

But, what I'm unable to do is to change the footer and header starting from the second page of the document.

So, I think I should understood when first page end, and the use a new header formatting. Isn't it?

How can I do that?

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It's worth to take a look at the »scrlttr2« class from the KOMA Script bundle. – Thorsten Donig Apr 20 '11 at 16:41

What you should do do is to define a header and footer for the document and re-define the header and footer for the first page. Here's a snippet from a .cls files I wrote a while ago. Some of the variables, spacings, etc are specific to my use but it should give you a rough idea of what to do.

\fancyhead[CO]{\sc \@runningname}

\fancyhead[C]{ }

You can also go though the documentation for the package (fancyhdr). I found it very helpful.

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