Using fancyhdr and the book class, one can set different headers/footers for odd/even pages as


and so on. How can I achieve the same with an article class, where things are not two sided?


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The article class defaults to a simple oneside document. You can load it with the twoside option





  • That apparently changes the whole geometry of the first two pages: the settings of \usepackage{geometry} seem to be ignored there, but honored in the following pages. Any way to fix this?
    – Andyc
    May 25, 2021 at 19:09
  • @Andyc perhaps you could create a complete minimum working example and post a follow-up question?
    – cmhughes
    May 26, 2021 at 13:33

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