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I am writing a CV in LaTeX and I want my name as a running header on the top of each page. I used the simple command:

\pagestyle{myheadings}
\markright{Name}

However, I do not want the header to appear on the first page. How can I remove it?

Also, is there a way to keep the page number on the bottom of each page? When I use the above comment in article document class, it moves the page number to the top right-hand corner.

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What about using fancyhdr:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{fancyhdr}
\usepackage{titling}
\author{You}
\pagestyle{fancy}
\fancyhead{}
\fancyhead[R]{\theauthor}
\fancyfoot{}
\fancyfoot[C]{\thepage}

\begin{document}
\pagestyle{fancy}
\thispagestyle{empty}

Write your CV here
\end{document}

This should give the result you expect. Note also that there exist many document classes written specifically for CVs, like the popular moderncv which has its own tag here.

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That works, thanks! –  Jim Feb 13 '13 at 19:05
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