In a memoir document, how can I suppress the page headers for every page in one particular chapter?

However, I don't want want to use \pagestyle{empty} as recommended this answer, since I want the pages in that chapter to be formatted exactly like the other pages in the document (including having a footer, etc.)--just without the header.

Here is my current document:



% Headers and Footers




\makepsmarks{mystyle}{\createmark{chapter}{left}{shownumber}{\@chapapp\ }{:\ }}



\aliaspagestyle{title}{empty} % suppress the page number after \maketitle


\chapter{First Chapter}


\chapter{Second Chapter}

I want to suppress the header for every page in this chapter.


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    make a new pagestyle that does the exact same thing in the footer, and just don't tell that pagestyle to do anything in the header. I.e., use \makeoddfoot{<name>}{}{}{} and \makeevenfoot{<name>}{}{}{}, but don't use any \make*head commands. – jon Apr 30 '12 at 19:57

Add \pagestyle{plain} immediately after \chapter{Second Chapter}. You don't need to add \thispagestyle{plain} as this is (by default) done automatically by \chapter. (You do modify this behaviour for \frontmatter in your example, but switch back to the default chapter page style for \mainmatter. )

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