I'm writing a document where I say something like "if you look at Figure 1 on the next page, then you will see that blah blah blah". So what I want to do is have latex skip a number when numbering pages. I know that I can do this using


but, that will increase the counter on whatever page that command appears on. So I could compile my document and put it somewhere within the next page, but then if something changes and stuff moves around, it could end up on the wrong page, sort-of defeating the whole purpose of latex!

So is there some way to tell latex to count up a page number AFTER the next pagebreak, wherever that pagebreak might be? ps I'm doing this so I can staple in a handwritten page.


This is possible by loading the afterpage package and then writing at the necessary point


although personally I'd probably do


and then throw away the extra page. (Might depend, really.)

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  • Ah thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for! – Adam Oct 13 '10 at 15:07

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