{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 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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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 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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Headers and Footers

I want a header similar to Microsoft word that appears at the top of each page. However I do not want this on the first page. I would like to have the name of the project on the left, my name in the ...
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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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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 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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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 page numbers in article documentclass

I want to suppress page numbers. I am also using \maketitle command which seems to trigger the problem. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,english]{article} \title{My title} \begin{document} \...
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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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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: \setbeamertemplate{...
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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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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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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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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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Reproducing an official letterhead

My university, just like many other institutions, isn't really aware of something called LaTeX. Therefore, the letterhead comes only in MS Word. The following (low quality) image is the best guide I ...
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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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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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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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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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\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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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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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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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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\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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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 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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Attached external pdf file is not showing page number

I am writing my thesis. I have a "main" LaTeX file from where I am calling (attaching) pdf file. But the attached pdf file is not showing any page number. Also, it is not showing other page style I ...
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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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Hyperref Link Spans a Pagebreak, Looks Ugly

I'm using hyperref for links in pdflatex and I have the following problem: when a bibliography citation spans across a page-break (which usually occurs with long author names), then an additional ...
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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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Modify footer of slides

I am editing a presentation with beamer, the theme is Boadilla: \date{date} \title[The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long]{The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long} \...
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How do I insert text into the footline of a specific slide in Beamer?

I'm trying to insert references into a beamer footline. These references are different for each slide, so I cannot include them in the footline template - unless there is then some way to later define ...
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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 add running title and author

My question is this: how can I add the co-called "running" title and author name on the top of each page? This feature is often used in journals so that the short running title is shown on the top of ...
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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 to add “cont.” section title to the top of pages?

I have a document that contains few small sections. What I would like is if the section name was repeated at the top of page body (not in the header), if new section doesn't start on that page. And ...
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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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How to get rid of reference in beamer presentation menu

The following code causes the text References in the top left hand side of the slide. I've tried lots and lots of things but I don't seem to be able to get rid of the text. (Redefining \bibname doesn'...
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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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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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Automatically remove page number if document has only one page (but not if two)

I write a lot of documents (agreements) based on memoir with the article option. Normal pagestyleis plain (page number centered in the footer). Sometimes a document is only one page long, and a page ...
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how can I remove the institute from the author footline on beamer?

I'm using the Madrid theme. I have defined \institute as \institute[]{\pgfuseimage{logo} \\ my-institute} because I want the logo to appear at the title frame. Also, since all viewing the ...
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Displaying the range of sections on the page in the header

I would like to have on each page the range of sections covered by it displayed, opposite of the page number and accompanied by the name of the first new section (if there is a new one) starting on ...
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How could one setup a layout for a dictionary? (if possible)

A friend asked me if I knew any free software for creating dictionaries - which is good at saving space (reduce total number of pages). Example: I suppose this might be possible in LaTeX. ...
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Show page number as a “percent complete”

I want to show in the page foot the current progress of the document. For example, if the document contains 200 pages, then I want the foot to show 11.5% in the page 23. Edit: I'm also interested the ...
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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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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.