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Using scrpage2 with scrbook, how can I make it so that there is no footer on the last pages of a chapter (so that the white is not interrupted)?

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With "last pages", do you mean blank even pages before new chapter-starting odd pages? – lockstep Jun 11 '11 at 20:41
@lockstep: the guidelines for French typography specify that page numbers in footer have to be removed at the end of partial pages finishing chapters. – ℝaphink Jun 11 '11 at 20:51
up vote 4 down vote accepted

I would suggest


where endchapterstyle is a page style defined as the normal one, but with empty footer.

The command \chapter has the responsibility to clear the page. But a direct command \thispagestyle{endchapterstyle} might be preferable. Or


so that you can change your mind later and leave in place \closechapter after having redefined it.

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Right. I'm actually using an \input for each chapter, so I could probably call \thispagestyle{endchapterstyle} after each call to \input. That said, I've already defined scrplain and scrheadings. How can I add more styles? – ℝaphink Jun 11 '11 at 20:52
@Raphink: from page 141 in the KoMaScript manual. – egreg Jun 11 '11 at 21:02
thanks, I hadn't read far enough... – ℝaphink Jun 11 '11 at 21:15
@Raphink: the \\ is ignored as the footer is typeset in horizontal mode; use \parbox[t]{6mm}{\hrule\vspace{2pt}\centering\pagemark} – egreg Jun 11 '11 at 21:45
thanks. As you can see, I actually decided to go with \defstyle instead, and it works really well :-) – ℝaphink Jun 11 '11 at 21:47

For the record, here is my implementation of @egreg's answer:


  {{}{}{}} % Nothing in footer                                                  


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