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I use \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report} for my thesis. I have three parts, each with an abstract. Whenever I put an abstract, the page numbering resets to 1. I would like to continue with the numbering it had before placing the abstract.

Minimum working example:

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{report}




\part{Part 1}


\part{part 2}



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Can you please provide a minimal working example. I can't reproduce your problem. – Thorsten May 10 '11 at 15:38
@Thorsten: It is best to provide a link to the minimal working example (MWE) post on the Meta site, especially for new users. See also the Text building blocks thread. – Martin Scharrer May 10 '11 at 15:45
@Martin Scharrer Thanks, noted! – Thorsten May 10 '11 at 15:46
@Juan: Welcome to TeX.SX. You can (and should) edit your original question to add such information. I copied it to it for you now. – Martin Scharrer May 10 '11 at 15:50
thanks a lot ;) – Juan May 10 '11 at 16:02

It depends on the option of the class titlepage. The default setting is titlepage=true. You can do two things:

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper,notitlepage]{report}

Or redefine abstract:

      {\bfseries \abstractname\vspace{-.5em}\vspace{\z@}}%
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Your first suggestion works fine \documentclass[12pt, a4paper,notitlepage]{report} but I get numbering on the title page too. The second option \makeatletter \@titlepagefalse \makeatother does not work for me. – Juan May 10 '11 at 16:07
I changed my answer. Sorry – Marco Daniel May 10 '11 at 16:21
This works great thanks! – Juan May 10 '11 at 18:44
Could you please explain what the notitlepage option does? – StrawberryFieldsForever Apr 30 '13 at 15:14
@StrawberryFieldsForever With this option you decide whether the environment titlepage is used or not`. The environment starts a new page and end this page. It also put in onecolumn mode whether you are working with twocolumn or not. – Marco Daniel Apr 30 '13 at 16:13

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