{header-footer} is about customizing headers and footers, i.e., choosing a page style for certain pages (e.g. empty, plain, headings) and (for the styles employed) placing information like the current section title and page number. Popular packages are {fancyhdr}, {scrlayer-scrpage}, {titleps}, and {...

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How to use pagenumbering in the document?

In my Master thesis, I would like to have the title page without any page number and an acknowledgments section and the table of contents with roman numbers. The rest of the document should be ...
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How can I display a short chapter name in the header and a long chapter name in the ToC?

I am writing a book and one of my chapter has a very long title. As it can't be displayed correctly on the top of even pages, I provide a "short title name" via the \chapter[short title]{long title} ...
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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 to translate and rotate the heading of landscaped pages?

Objective How to change the heading of landscaped pages from to ? Minimal Code \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a5paper,hmargin=3cm,vmargin=5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lscape,lipsum} \begin{...
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How can I add “page # of ##” on my document?

I want to add a footer to my document displaying the current number out of total number of pages. How do I do that?
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Non numbered chapter* header issue

I have a problem with the headers on the second page of my non-numbered chapter. Below is my minimal working example. Everything works but in my Introduction chapter (if I put it without a number as ...
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Creating unnumbered chapters/sections (plus adding them to the ToC and/or header)

I'm using the report document class for a thesis, and I need to add things like "Acknowledgements" and an "Introduction". I noticed that there is an \abstract command which would have been wonderful ...
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Chapter title in header too long

How can I format the header on every page displaying the title of the current chapter? In one of my chapters the title is too long so it is running out of the page. Here's a minimal example of my ...
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Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin

I am using the book document class. I would like to have Chapter name (Interduction, Results, Discussion, ...conclusion...) to appear in every page, in the right side small vertical (color filled) box ...
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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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Creating letters with zero-margin colored headers, in addition to the regular letterhead

I'm trying to use LaTeX for creating corporate letters. What I have found is that there are many tools to write letters, but they are mostly focused on letters of more personal nature rather than ...
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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 set colored ruled margins for different pages?

I want to write a LaTeX document, and I want to have document rules (colored margins distinguishing sections and/or even/odd pages). Here is a model of what I have in mind: How can this be ...
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\pagestyle{empty} doesn't seem to work for page with \maketitle

In the LaTeX document pasted below, I still see page numbers upon compiling, even though I've included a \pagestyle{empty} command below the \maketitle command. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Thanks ...
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Headers and page numbers in external borders

I am trying to recreate in *TeX the same aspect that you can see in the following picture showing a document that I created a while ago with MS Publisher. As you can see, page numbers are rendered ...
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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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Table of contents with page style empty

How can I make produce a table of contents by \tableofcontents with page style empty? It doesn't work with \thispagestyle{empty} or \pagestyle{empty}.
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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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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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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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Why doesn't \pagestyle{empty} work on the first page of a chapter?

Here's a minimal case of the problem: \documentclass{book} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \chapter{The first} This page has a page number\ldots \newpage \ldots but not this one. \end{...
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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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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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Add a new empty page

I have a .tex file which is like my main, \documentclass[spanish]{article} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[...
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Breadcrumb hyperlink header

I wish to put breadcrumb navigation with hyperlinks into the header of each page. Clicking on each part, chapter, section will take you to the beginning of that part/chapter/section. I'm already ...
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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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\pause in tikzpicture breaks footline

I've discovered that you can \pause within a tikzpicture, which works well until I switched the theme to one with a footline. I've created a "test case" that illustrates the problem. \documentclass{...
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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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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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Place a TikZ picture on every page

I am looking to place a picture (TikZ picture) on every page of my document. How can I do that? In essence I would like to control the placing of the image on even and odd pages. For example the ...
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Suppress page number for a single page that only contains one large table?

I have a large table that uses up the whole space on a page. Unfortunately, the table also covers the page number, which is shining through. I don't want to split the table across two pages, hence I ...
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Strange behaviour with PGF/TikZ and Plain TeX output routine

I noticed a strange behavior when running PGF/tikZ with pdfTeX on my Debian box : a simple session without tikz: pdftex **\relax *Hello World *\bye do output the page number on the page footer. On ...
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header and footer of the first page of every chapter

It maby be weird, I want to make header and footer for every page including the first page of each chapter, how can I do this?
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Chapters and verses of current page in header

This question is linked to my other titlesec question Does any one know how to add the current segment location at the top of any particular page. What I need is the reference at the top of a ...
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Headers in book format

I am writting my thesis. I don't want the headers in each chapter to appear just in capital letters. Can I override the class file to get the header as " My First Chapter"?
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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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Bibliography and headers with titleps and biblatex

I am using titleps to get custom headers, and biblatex for the bibliography. The headers look all right except when it comes to the bibliography, where a "REFERENCES" label appears in the header and ...
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Header and page numbers with pdfpages

I have a chapter of attachments which contains pdf files in this format, using the awesome pdfpages package: \chapter{Title} Lots of multipage pdfs following \includepdf[pages=-,frame,scale=0.9]{abc....
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How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline, \useoutertheme{infolines} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle \hspace*{50pt} \hfill\...
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When do I need invoke \clearpage manually?

I am not sure whether invoking \clearpage is necessary or redundant at many places in my input .tex files. Here I will ask you, in what condition is invoking \clearpage necessary? I hope I get a ...
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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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Indexing an interval of words on top of every page

Friends, I'm curious on how to do the following in LaTeX: Dictionaries have two words on the top of each page, meaning the interval of words to be found on that specific page, e.g., In the figure, ...
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How can I achieve dictionary headers for two page spreads in LaTeX

I would like to produce a document where I can display the first and last items of each two page spread in the headers of both the left and right pages. I know I can use \markboth{}{} to collect the ...
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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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Add Table in Header with image

I'm trying to create question paper using Latex. Sample copy of expected header for first page is mentioned below. Note: Image above "First Page Header". Can you please suggest, how can I add table in ...
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Headers of \chapters* take the headers of their previous \chapter

When using book.cls and using \chapter* after a \chapter, the header used in \chapter* is wrong. An example is pasted below. Is there any known workaround for that? I have tried quite some tricks ...