The scrbook class omits the header footer on the page where a new chapter starts. How to add them on those pages?

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You can redefine the macro \chapterpagestyle, such as


Or use any page style you like. I strongly recommend not to use a headings style on chapter starting pages. While static entries are no problem, automatic running headings could be a problem. Furthermore, I don't like a header line on chapter starting pages above the chapter header.

  • yes it looks ugly all of a sudden
    – yolo
    May 16, 2011 at 15:41
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    @umar: Questions with answers can't be deleted directly. You might just accept Stefan's answer. Other people might want to know the same thing and find the layout less displeasing. May 16, 2011 at 15:56

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