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

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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How to add a picture to fancyhdr *header* (and align in the top right)?

In the MWE below, the blue square aligns according to plan, whereas the dummy-image doesn't, see screenshots below. How to re-code so that the dummy-image "A" is aligned like the blue square? ...
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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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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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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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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 add a horizontal line above the footer with fancyhdr?

How to add a horizontal line above the footer using fancyhdr, just like the line present below the header?
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Top right side page numbering

I want the numbers of pages to be placed at the top right side. I try to do it like this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \begin{document} \lhead{} \chead{} \rhead{\thepage} ...
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Cross-references in headers, clash between fancyhdr and hyperref

I am writing my thesis and using fancyhdr for the headers. Just the standard "Chapter name on odd pages and section name on even pages". I also need to use the hyperref package to break up long urls ...
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Non-special first page in \documenclass{article}

I'm new to TeX and LaTeX, so I might not explain it all that well. I'm trying to put pagenumbers on each footer in the form "Page X of XX" using fancyhdr. So far I have this: \cfoot{Page \thepage\ ...
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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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Page numbering at the top centre

I'm trying to place page numbering at the top centre (as required by submission guidelines at my university). It should be a very easy thing to do, but it seems impossible... I spent a day ...
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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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Alternatives to the horizontal line in fancyhdr

I'm looking for a more fancy alternative to the default (read boring) horizontal line produced under the fancyhdr package. How creative can we get?
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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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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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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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Headrule length in fancyhdr

Using the fancyhdr package, is it possible to change(increase or decrease) the headrule length without changing the header length? In the picture related, one can see that the headrule rectangle(in ...
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header spacing trouble

I'm using the fancy header package, yet I've also adjusted all of my margins, to allow more text on each page as there is no need for the excessively large margins. I've run in to some trouble with ...
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How to get only “Chapter 1. The title of the chapter” in the left of header

I am trying to use fancyhdr, but I can't get it to not show the section and to keep the normal case for title and 'Chapter'. How can I have my heading to be "Chapter 1. The title of the chapter" ...
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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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Hyperref marks lastpage as a reference

I am using the hyperref package, lastpage package and fancyhdr package. My problem is, that the number showing the amount of total pages (in the footer) is red and works like a link to the front ...
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Fancyheaders and special pages: contents, bibliography

I use the fancyhdr package and it works in general. Unfortunately, some "special" pages' headers, like those of the contents and bibliography, seem to resist every approach to format them. They show ...
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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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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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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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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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Page header with box sections & page border

So I'm currently working on converting some documents used in our university to use LaTeX, and I'm stuck on a bit of a hangup. I've been able to nail down all the basics, using plotting, etc; but I ...
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Chapter title on even header and section title in odd header

I wanted to put the title of the chapter on even header and the title of the section of the chapter to the odd pages. My headers are now are using this code: \begin{document} \frontmatter % Use ...
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Annoying problem with fancyhdr and auto-generated chapters

I have been facing an annoying little problem. I'm using fancyhdr to customize the headings on my thesis but according to the package documentation it is unable to remove the "uppercasedness" of the ...
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Odd/Even fancy headers with article class

Using fancyhdr and the book class, one can set different headers/footers for odd/even pages as \fancyhdr[RO]{foo} \fancyhdr[LE]{bar} and so on. How can I achieve the same with an article class, ...
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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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chapter heading appearing in appendix

I am using \fancyhdr package for the headings and report as a document class samplecode is given below \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \usepackage[toc,page]{appendix} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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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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Preserve page numbering in fancyhdr

I'm using the fancyhdr package to include a header on each page. In order to surpress the section title also being cited in the header of each page, I'm using the command \fancyhf{}, however this also ...
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Decrease space between paragraph and header

How can I decrease the white space marked with blue? I tried \vspace with negative marks but to no avail (it normally does the trick but not this time). I am using the 'fancyhdr'-package. ...
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Change color of a type of text like header/footer

Can we change the color of a logical type of text, say every header or every footer, by a single command? Header and footer is using fancyhdr. I believe it should be a \renewcommand but won't it ...
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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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My footer disappears when I increase headheight

I have created a custom simple layout with the fancyhdr package. Because the header I must use is somewhat big, LaTeX instructed me to increase the headheight to at least a minimum value. The problem ...
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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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Tcolorbox in footer with nobeforeafter adds space to other elements in footer

EDIT: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage[skins]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \renewcommand{\footrule}{\hbox to\headwidth{\color{blue}\leaders\hrule height ...
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Warning “Command \@makecol has changed.”

When I compile my document I get the following warning Command \@makecol has changed. TexStudio points to the file footmisc.sty. Of course I've tried to install its latest version (2011/06/06 v5.5b) ...
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fancyhead not in small caps

The text in my fancyhead is written in small caps. I would like to have it not in small caps. How can I do? This is my fancyhead: \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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Distinguish even/odd pages in header with oneside option

See the MWE below. How can I achieve (in the standard book class) that despite the oneside option odd and even pages are distinguished in the header? I would like to have that, also with oneside ...