# How to let \part stay solo page and no page number [duplicate]

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Adding page number to the even page right after \part

My docment class is book. The default setting make \part stay on a single page but with page number. How to remove the page number?

If I want to customize the part? How to do? Is the titlesec package helpful?

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## marked as duplicate by percusse, Ian Thompson, egreg, Jake, Harish KumarMay 2 '12 at 16:04

Without any package you can do this be redefining the relevant code for the \part command in the preamble of your document.

\documentclass[11pt]{book}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

\makeatletter
\renewcommand\part{%
\if@openright
\cleardoublepage
\else
\clearpage
\fi
\thispagestyle{empty}%   % Original »plain« replaced by »emptyx
\if@twocolumn
\onecolumn
\@tempswatrue
\else
\@tempswafalse
\fi
\null\vfil
\secdef\@part\@spart}
\makeatother

\begin{document}
\part{Foo}
\end{document}


Might also be done by patching the \part command with the »etoolbox« package

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