{blank-page} is about creating and handling blank pages in (La)TeX

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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd?

I need automatically add a blank page (also without document header, numbering and footer) at the end of the document, if the total numbers of pages is odd. How I can do that? And preferably without ...
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How do I make pages which were “intentionally left blank”?

I have a scrbook document with an openright option, i.e. every once in a while a blank left page appears in the document. Not that I really want to do this, but how could I include the infamous "This ...
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Add a new empty page

I have a .tex file which is like my main, \documentclass[spanish]{article} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Insert a blank page after current page

I want to insert a blank page in a document so that the text would be added to the content of the current page till it reaches end of the page, the next page would be empty, and the text continue from ...
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Avoiding page numbers in empty pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove head- and footlines for pages between chapters? I have empty pages in my document, many created using \cleardoublepage. I want the page number not to ...
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Different headers/borders for each page

I'd like to apply a different heading/border for each page. The footers will all be the same. I want it to look like this: I can make the first two pages different but I don't know how to get ...
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Add a quote to a blank page centered

I would like to start my thesis with a blank page with a quote of a famous scientist. I however do not find an elegant way to create the following in a estecially pleasing way (a larger font, stylish ...
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How to insert a blank page or other annotation space next to each page

For a questionaire-alike document, I want to add a blank page next to every other page. These pages must get the default headers, footers etceteras and should be included in the page numbering. This ...
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Adding empty pages to fill up a book page quota

I am writing a book and have already made contract for x pages with the printing company, so I want to create a PDF containing x pages. However, say that I only have material enough to fill x − y ...
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How do I get a blank column?

I'm trying to create a program (i.e. the paper kind you hand out) in LaTeX. I've got \documentclass[landscape, letterpaper] and I'm running into problems with the columns. I've tried multicol, ...
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Remove blank pages after title and Table of contents

I'm using the book style, and I've got a title and ToC, they generate a lot of blank spaces after them that is completely unnecessary; how do I stop this behaviour? Here is my example code ...
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How to remove empty page after appendix and the next chapter?

I am using LaTeX for my thesis and I am getting a blank page after Appendix and the next chapter. My document class is book: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt]{book} I have tried inserting the ...
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Deleting blank page after title page

Using amsbook, I get a blank white page after the title page and before the TOC. Any way to delete this page? Many thanks. Here is a MWE, for what it's worth: \documentclass[openany]{amsbook} ...
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Latex inserting blank pages between figures

I have a large number of (.eps) figures which I want to put into a stand-alone .pdf document. I have a script which puts together the code shown below twice (but is repeated dozens of times). The ...
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How to remove sep. rule from blank pages when using two-column mode?

In the following example: \documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} \begin{document} \twocoltocetc \tableofcontents \chapter{test} ...
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An extra blank page in the document

the following code inserts an extra blank front page in my document though I have not even mentioned any title or whatsoever. Please guide me where am I going wrong. Thanks In advance. ...
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\newpage and \clearpage does not work

The following problem shows up: Usually after the end of every chapter, there's a blank page before the new chapter starts in my document. Funnily enough, there is one point in my pdf where is no ...
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How to remove blank page without modifying book, chapter, or other package specifications

I am creating a TeX document to be distributed to a class and it must use a style file, es150.sty, provided by the professor. For reasons too verbose to get into here, let's assume that es150.sty is a ...
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Blank pages between pages of the same file and between pages in different files.

I'm writing in the "master document" style, using the \include command, and between pages of the same file included and between pages of different files some blank pages appeared. What do I do to make ...
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blank page shows up after adding \usepackage[pdfpagelabels]{hyperref}

I have index.tex that I made a copy of it. renamed the copy to index_bad.tex, and added the line \usepackage[pdfpagelabels]{hyperref} to its preamble. So the 2 files are identical other than this ...
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How could I remove the blank page before the title page?

I'm using latexian to edit my manuscript. However, the first page is blank. The following is my latex code. How could I deal with this problem? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{authblk} ...
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Inserting a blank left starting page in a Koma-script book

I am finishing my dissertation, and I'm using the Koma-script scrbook class. My text starts on a right page, which is exactly what I want, but for printing I need to add a completely blank, unnumbered ...
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Blank page after bibliography

I want to create a blank page after the bibliography which has no page number or any other things I've defined in fancyhdr. Just a blank page, where I can input some text. How do I do this?
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Full page table template

I am making a manual with LaTeX and at the end of the manual I want to insert a full-page blank table where I can have people sign to acknowledge that they have read the manual. Currently I am doing ...
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Remove unnecessary blank page after creating an appendix

Declaring appendices, an unnecessary blank page is created immediately after. Leaving a 1-page break before the first appendix!? How can this blank page be removed. MWE below. ...
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unwanted blank page inserted before tabular

i have a document that consists of a single multi-page table. Unfortunately it gets a blank page inserted as the first page, I absolutely don't want this (it screws with page numbering, etc). If I ...
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How to begin a multiplepage ToC on the left and to insert blank pages around it

I use this the article class (I prefer to stick to this one for compatibility), in twoside mode with a toc taking two pages (but it would be better if the code copes with an arbitrary number of ...
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Ensure last page is even and blank [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd? I am writing a report in two-sided mode. Report is based on the erdcclass file (with ...
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How to have a blank even page before every chapter

I've started to use Latex to create a book. I feel like I've gotten the basics down, but I am still very much at the beginning of my learning curve. Google has been a great resource, but I have not ...
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LaTeX inserts blank page between figures

I am writing a relatively long text in LaTeX. At some points I need to include a bunch of large figers (2 figures per page, no text) using \figure and \includegraphics. In order to avoid pages with ...
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How to remove unncessary whitespaces between two lonely figures on page

Im sure it's an easy question but I cant figure it out and I was searching google for different keywords crossing my mind but couldn't find a relevant post. I have two tables which are positioned on ...
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why isn't a blank page inserted?

Shouldn't the following code \documentclass{book} \usepackage[absolute]{textpos} \providecommand{\insertblankpage}[0]{ \newpage \leavevmode \thispagestyle{empty} \newpage } \begin{document} ...
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Why do I get an extra white page before my TikZ picture?

I've created a little diagram in TikZ. Only problem is, it's quite big, so I figured I should use landscape mode for it. Only problem is, when I put it between \begin{landscape} ...
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Blank pages after \include in LaTeX report class

I'm writing my thesis as several separate chapters and incorporating them into one .tex file. Some of the chapters are pdfs of articles, and they are simply added to my master.tex using \input. ...
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Avoiding empty page between a very full page and the index?

I'm getting an empty page between the last page of the book and the index. The reason seems to be an over-full last page of text. I'm already using openany. In the following example, all the "bla" ...
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Why is a blank page inserted in the middle of the first signature when impositioning with Context?

Tonight I'm impositioning a book for doublesided printing on A4 sheets. The book is in A5 format and will be bound with octavo signatures (4 pieces of A4 sheet are folded in half to form 16 pages of ...
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Prevent \listofalgorithms from producing blank page

I'm writing my thesis with latex, and there's a chapter in which are described some algorithms using the algorithmicx package. What I want to do is to place an index of algorithms at the very ...
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Blank pages header [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove head- and footlines for pages between chapters? I have a problem that I'm not able to solve with LaTeX: I'm in book mode. Then LaTeX leaves a blank page ...
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Extra blank page while designing front cover with tikz

I’m trying to design the front cover of a book with tikz package. The following is my latex code: \documentclass[b5paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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remove blank pages from ClassicThesis

I am using ClassicThesis in LyX. I have problems with the autogeneration of blank pages in the template. At the moment a blank page is inserted infront of a chapter if the chapter would have started ...
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How can I get rid of a blank page that appears me before my references?

I'm using WinEdt 7. I would like to know how can I eliminate the blank page that appears before my references. This is my code (.tex): \renewcommand{\bibname}{ ...
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Changing the default for indexing from two columns to one, and getting rid of default page break

I need to create a table of cases for my thesis in international law and I'm using imakidx. Cases decided by international tribunals have long names and numbers as part of their citation, so if I have ...
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What is producing this blank page before the title?

After compiling the code below, I get a blank first page in my output (which is undesirable). I have no idea why I'm getting this blank page. Can someone help? ...
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Blank page causing duplicate page one.

Newbie here. I get a blank,numbered page after running the following \maketitle command in my document. Is this part of the report class that I am using? How can i remove the blank page? ...
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Trouble with Bible Style page header lines

I'm attempting to typeset a Bible for my mom and I'm running into a few problems and I was hoping someone here could help. First I'll start with the easy question. I'm currently using two columns ...
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Is there a way to leave the even pages blank within one chapter only?

I'm writing a thesis and would like the contents to be printed on odd pages only (when using a duplex printer, the rest of the thesis should be printed double-sided). I would also like to have this ...
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Why does [pdf]latex not produce a page when nothing is in the body?

Having a blank PDF file may be useful for a certain situation that I don't know. Neither \documentclass{minimal} \begin{document} \end{document} nor \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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How to remove a blank page “before” the title page

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXniCenter for writing my thesis. I have a lot of packages and everything was going well, until last night that a blank page with ".0" written in the top left corner kept ...
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Problem with image position on an empty page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Table in LaTeX appearing in middle of next page I'm triying to make an image appear on top, but only works if I have some text, otherwise, the image appears at the ...