How to increase footer text distance from the separator line so that it looks like header?

You can see the distance from footer text to line is less than header....

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  • It would be good if you provide a small code example which produces this. Then we would know the specific KOMA class you are using and your settings regarding class, scrpage2 (or fancyhdr, possibly) and everything else involved.
    – Stefan Kottwitz
    Jun 4, 2011 at 10:38
  • the example below works
    – yolo
    Jun 4, 2011 at 11:55
  • For background information to this question (in German), see the KOMA-Script Documentation Project.
    – mhp
    Feb 15, 2012 at 8:33

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try this:

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    +1, and I need to get familiar with \strutbox.
    – lockstep
    Jun 4, 2011 at 10:46
  • 1
    works with scrbook as well
    – yolo
    Jun 4, 2011 at 11:55

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    footsepline=0.25pt, % to show the footwidth

% shift lines up:


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