{fancyhdr} is a package which allows the creation of custom page headers and footers.

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Custom first page with fancyhdr

I'm using the package fancyhdr to format my footers and headers, with my name in the header and a n of m pages format for the footer. Like so: \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} % clear all header and ...
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How to remove the top horizontal bar in fancyhdr?

When using fancyhdr, how do you remove the top horizontal rule? I do not want a header at all, just a footer. This is what I do now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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How to get part name in LaTeX ?

Actually I am using the fancyhdr package, and trying to put the current part name in the right header. I know that \rightmark and \leftmark are used to represent the current section and chapter ...
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Fancyhdr does not apply same header/footer on chapter and non-chapter pages

I have a problem with the fancy package: I use the report documentclass and I have a chapter, a lot of text and then a new page starting with a section (or the next page has no chapter starting on ...
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How to customize headers and footers?

I'd like to modify the contents of my headers and footers - e.g., to display the current chapter and/or section title or to change the pagination alignment. How can I do that? I've noticed the ...
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How to remove header on the page with big picture?

Can you help me to remove header from the page where is only one big picture? I tried \thispagestyle{empty} but it removes a header on the next or previous page. I don't know how to remove it exactly ...
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Using fancyhdr to create an image based header and footer

I'm trying to generate a latex report (via Sweave and R) where the header of the document is an image that covers everything (including the top/left/right page margin) and the footer covers everything ...
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Suppress Fancy header and footer on first page only.

How to suppress the fancy header and footer on the first page? On other pages, they should be visible.
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page number position

I am working on a long document in LaTeX with documentclass book. I need the page number to always be in the upper right corner of each page, even if that page is the first page of a chapter (right ...
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fancyhdr - anomalous behaviour on first page

I am having trouble typesetting multi-line headers using fancyhdr The header on the first page behaves differently than the header on subsequent pages. The first page header has no depth, but produces ...
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geometry, fancyhdr: \fancyfoot[C]{\thepage} is not really centered

After switching from the report class to the book class and starting to use the fancyhdr package to control headers/footers, the page numbers in my footers are no longer centered. This is my fancyhdr ...
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Non rectangular page geometry

I am interested in using non-rectangular page geometries for my flipbook idea (in fancyhdr with image and flowing text). The page geometry that I'm after is that the text has a little rectangle ...
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How to determine head height automatically

I'm creating three documents with three different headers, containing images or large banners. Is there a way to determine the head height automatically or even better a way to change the head height ...
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fancyhdr plus fontsize 12pt causes varying vertical alignment of sections

Looking at the example provided in Different headers for different chapters, I noticed something strange: The vertical alignment of sections is varying. I was able to strip the effect down to the ...
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Keeping header “on top” in landscape mode

When using pdflscape and fancyhdr, the headers also get rotated. Whilst it's a normal behaviour in most cases (especially when the document has to be printed), I am dealing with a report which will ...
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How to change header to list first section on page and not last section

The standard use of header/footer is to display the chapter/section information, which normally begins on a new page. What I would like to do is to have the header show the first question that is on a ...
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How can I get no header but still get “page x of y” in footer?

I'd like to get "page x of y" in a footer on each page, and the way I've found is to use: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{lastpage} \pagestyle{fancy} \cfoot{Page \thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}} ...
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How to use short subsection title in header but not in table of contents?

I have a (onesided) document with fancyhdr and pagestyle fancy so it displays the section-title on the right header and the subsection-title on the left header. If section and subsection titles are ...
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Header not displaying correctly on chapter page due to subsection

(Complete source code below.) (Note: Not sure if I am using LaTeX or just TeX. I am editing with TeXworks, as TeXStudio was not rendering what I typed without +20 seconds of lag.) I apologize if ...
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Increase height of fancyhdr header

How would one increase the height of the \fancyhead{} so that the text in the main body, doesn't collide with the title? I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,oneside]{article} ...
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Define different heights for head and foot

is it possible to define different \headerheight for head and foot respectively? For example, there is a logo image in the header which needs a large \headerheight and only text is in foot which needs ...
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Chapter Thumbs or Tabs in Book Class

I'm currently finalizing a book, and would like to add chapter thumbs or tabs to the document. While I've found a fair number of packages which are likely capable of doing so, I can't seem to get the ...
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Problem with the header/ footer width

I have recently started using the geometry package to format the margins of my documents. Although, I've noticed that the width of the header/ footer remains the same. How can I correct this? ...
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Graphics/logo in headers

I am writing a short note. I would like to include a graphics file with a logo in the header of all pages including the front page. The logo is roughly the size of the box generated in the example ...
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How do you use Psvectorian?

Can someone provide a short explanation or example of using psvectorian? http://melusine.eu.org/syracuse/pstricks/vectorian/psvectorian.pdf Specifically, I am looking for an explanation of how to ...
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Header or footer of title page differs with that of main text

My purpose is that every page except title page has same header and footer. for title page, ==> it has exactly same footer with that of other page. ==> and it has completely different header with ...
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Text on background-image footer and header

I'm trying to create a template for my article, which has an image on the header, and on on the footer. I also want to put text on these images. The result would look like this : (Blue and green ...
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How to cut a section title in the header

I redefine my headers as in the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xstring} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \fancypagestyle{monstyle}{% \fancyhf{} % remove everything ...
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Different margins in title and chapters

I am struggling here with adapting school template for my document. The problem is that I need different margins on the title and on the chapter pages. Here is the code. On the title page is all easy. ...
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Header and Footer on multipage listoffigures

I've using the fancyhdr package to modify the header and footer. If my \listoffigures spans multiple pages then the header and footer on page one of the LoF is not fancy. The TeX example below ...
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Spacing between lhead and rhead content while wrapping

I am having troubles with wrapped text in the header. At the moment it looks like this: And this is how I would like it to look like: This is my code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Replacing \fancyhdr with \titlesec in complicated design documents

Thes page on the picture below (from this post) has been created within \fancyhdr package, but I need to something like this keeping incompatible \titlesec usage and using twopage layout. Really, I ...
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Want \section* to change the page header

In a book, I have several numbered sections followed by an unnumbered section. I have placed an \addcontentsline following the \section* that introduces the unnumbered section, so that it will appear ...
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Different headers for different chapters

I cannot find in any latex forums a solution for my problem with chapter-specific headers. I am compiling a one-sided report with various chapters. For all the chapters, I have the header showing the ...
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How to display unprinted text in headers?

I use fancyhdr to display first and last headword from my dictionary in the header section. The problem is that the headwords in the dictionary may contain special symbols (see example picture)) that ...
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fancyhdr not centering after changed geometry

I have a document with different page margins, so I have to change geometry settings after fancyhdr loaded. However, the width of header after geometry is not correct. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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fancyhdr headings , how to remove the number of the section

I'm French so it's not easy to explain my problem but I'll try. I use fancyhdr to make my own headings (book class). I want the section's title at the right of the heading in small caps, and only in ...
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fancyhdr page decorations and page numbering

Hello there are several examples of decorative pages. Most examples work with a single page,when numbering is not necessary. When i try to make for every page. It does not work, or i have problems ...
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How to set the header font size using fancyhdr package?

Basically, I want the header fonts to use a different (smaller) font size than the size I set using \documentclass. What should be the option I'd be using ? \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to move page number?

I want to change the position of the page number. I've read around here that some suggest to use the fancyhdr package, but I don't want to use it – I'm a beginner to LaTeX so I don't want to use a ...
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fancyhdr: How get part on even and chapter on odd pages

I am trying to use fancyhdr to set the part no. and name on my left pages and chapter no and name on the right pages. My document is ...
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Replacing fancyhdr with scrpage2

I'm trying to reduce the number of packages I'm loading in my documents and I read on the KOMA documentation (and elsewhere) that it can define page styles better than fancyhdr. But each time I try to ...
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sectionname + number in header with fancyhdr

I want to have section name + number on the left side in the header, and a predefined text on the right side. Also want to have subsection / subsubsection name + number, if the subsection is long ...
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how to use fancyhdr package to customize headers in landscape page

I have used the fancyhdr package to customize the header of my pages. However, when I want a page to be landscape (by using the pdflscape package), it does produce a page in landscape orientation, but ...
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Synctex fails for input files. Related to fancyhdr + graphicx?

I have run into a problem with the synctex option of pdflatex that seems to be related to the fancyhdr and graphicx package. Problem: Forward and inverse search between editor and PDF viewer work ...
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Fancyhdr does not apply the right style

I am using Latex for the first time, to write my thesis. I organized my work as a main file that calls several others using subfiles, since I like to compile a single chapter while I am working on ...
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Glossaries and custom section headings broken

I've a document, where I use the glossaries to manage acronyms for me. Sometimes, I use a \gls{} command inside a section heading, and I have defined page headers to have the current section heading. ...
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Print a short title in the header

I'm creating a style file to use as a template for submissions to a specific journal. That journal requires a short title in the header. I could easily hard-code such a short title in the style file ...
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Page numbering at bottom of page

I am writing my thesis and I am using document class thesis. I want the page numbering appearing at bottom of the pages and centered. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper, oneside, bold]{thesis} ...
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How to write custom footer for some pages

I am using fancyhdr to hide header and footer in some pages but I also want to write custom footers for certain pages. Is there an easy way to do it? Or is there any way to put define text in the ...