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Using fancypages and two-sided documents, I used to set \fancyfoot[LE,RO]{\thepage} to get the page number on the page away from the center. Now that I use the package fncychap it won't work on pages where I start a new chapter because of the style. Can anyone help me edit this somehow?

I am using LyX but am quite used to filling up the preample with LaTeX code.

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(Note: There's no fancypages packages -- because of \fancyfoot, I assume you're using fancyhdr.)

Chaper-starting pages (with or without the fncychap package) use the plain pagestyle, so you have to redefine this style with \fancypagestyle{plain}{<whatever>}.









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