Questions tagged [header-footer]

{header-footer} is about customizing headers and footers, i.e., choosing a page style for certain pages (e.g. empty, plain, headings) and (for the styles employed) placing information like the current section title and page number. Popular packages are {fancyhdr}, {scrlayer-scrpage}, {titleps}, and {scrpage2}.

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How can I add “page # of ##” on my document?

I want to add a footer to my document displaying the current number out of total number of pages. How do I do that?
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How to remove the top horizontal bar in fancyhdr?

When using fancyhdr, how do you remove the top horizontal rule? I do not want a header at all, just a footer. This is what I do now: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Creating unnumbered chapters/sections (plus adding them to the ToC and/or header)

I'm using the report document class for a thesis, and I need to add things like "Acknowledgements" and an "Introduction". I noticed that there is an \abstract command which would have been wonderful ...
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How can I display a short chapter name in the header and a long chapter name in the ToC?

I am writing a book and one of my chapters has a very long title. As it can't be displayed correctly on the top of even pages, I provide a "short title name" via the \chapter[short title]{long title}...
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Creating Running Headers and Footers, but not on the First Page

I want a header similar to Microsoft word that appears at the top of each page. However I do not want this on the first page. I would like to have the name of the project on the left, my name in the ...
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How to insert page number in Beamer navigation symbols?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: \setbeamertemplate{...
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Custom first page with fancyhdr

I'm using the package fancyhdr to format my footers and headers, with my name in the header and a n of m pages format for the footer. Like so: \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} % clear all header and ...
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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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Insert a blank page after current page

I want to insert a blank page in a document so that the text would be added to the content of the current page till it reaches end of the page, the next page would be empty, and the text continue from ...
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Suppress page numbers in article documentclass

I want to suppress page numbers. I am also using \maketitle command which seems to trigger the problem. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,english]{article} \title{My title} \begin{document} \...
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Why doesn't \pagestyle{empty} work on the first page of a chapter?

Here's a minimal case of the problem: \documentclass{book} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \chapter{The first} This page has a page number\ldots \newpage \ldots but not this one. \end{...
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How to remove conference information from the ACM 2017 SIGCONF template?

I have downloaded the new ACM template for conference proceedings (sigconf format). Even when I comment out the lines that are related to conference information, price, DOI, etc. I get the following ...
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Add a new empty page

I have a .tex file which is like my main, \documentclass[spanish]{article} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[...
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Header and page numbers with pdfpages

I have a chapter of attachments which contains pdf files in this format, using the awesome pdfpages package: \chapter{Title} Lots of multipage pdfs following \includepdf[pages=-,frame,scale=0.9]{abc....
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\pagestyle{empty} doesn't seem to work for page with \maketitle

In the LaTeX document pasted below, I still see page numbers upon compiling, even though I've included a \pagestyle{empty} command below the \maketitle command. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Thanks ...
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How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline, \useoutertheme{infolines} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle \hspace*{50pt} \hfill\...
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Suppress page number for a single page that only contains one large table?

I have a large table that uses up the whole space on a page. Unfortunately, the table also covers the page number, which is shining through. I don't want to split the table across two pages, hence I ...
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Chapter title in header too long

How can I format the header on every page displaying the title of the current chapter? In one of my chapters the title is too long so it is running out of the page. Here's a minimal example of my ...
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Removing page number from ToC

How to remove the page number from the table of contents page?
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Suppress Fancy header and footer on first page only.

How to suppress the fancy header and footer on the first page? On other pages, they should be visible.
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\pause in tikzpicture breaks footline

I've discovered that you can \pause within a tikzpicture, which works well until I switched the theme to one with a footline. I've created a "test case" that illustrates the problem. \documentclass{...
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Fancyhdr does not apply same header/footer on chapter and non-chapter pages

I have a problem with the fancy package: I use the report documentclass and I have a chapter, a lot of text and then a new page starting with a section (or the next page has no chapter starting on ...
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Modify footer of slides

I am editing a presentation with beamer, the theme is Boadilla: \date{date} \title[The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long]{The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long} \...
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How to add a picture to fancyhdr *header* (and align in the top right)?

In the MWE below, the blue square aligns according to plan, whereas the dummy-image doesn't, see screenshots below. How to re-code so that the dummy-image "A" is aligned like the blue square? \...
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Increase height of fancyhdr header

How would one increase the height of the \fancyhead{} so that the text in the main body, doesn't collide with the title? I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,oneside]{article} \...
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How to get part name in LaTeX ?

Actually I am using the fancyhdr package, and trying to put the current part name in the right header. I know that \rightmark and \leftmark are used to represent the current section and chapter ...
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Chapter Title in rotated vertical box at the margin

I am using the book document class. I would like to have Chapter name (Interduction, Results, Discussion, ...conclusion...) to appear in every page, in the right side small vertical (color filled) box ...
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Removing Headers, Keeping Page Numbers in the same time

I wrote my diploma in LaTeX using Lyx, but now I have big problem to fit the output to universities' standards. I need to remove Part/Section... title from header, I found that using: \pagestyle{...
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Chapter name in the header with \chapter*

I need to display the chapter name with the \chapter* command to the left side of the header. This is one example of what I tried: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage{...
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Reproducing an official letterhead

My university, just like many other institutions, isn't really aware of something called LaTeX. Therefore, the letterhead comes only in MS Word. The following (low quality) image is the best guide I ...
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How to add running title and author

How can I add the so-called "running" title and author name on the top of each page? This feature is often used in journals so that the short running title is shown on the top of odd pages and the ...
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How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd?

I need automatically add a blank page (also without document header, numbering and footer) at the end of the document, if the total numbers of pages is odd. How I can do that? And preferably without ...
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How to add a horizontal line above the footer with fancyhdr?

How to add a horizontal line above the footer using fancyhdr, just like the line present below the header?
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Setting the space between page header and text block

I work with documentclass report and use fancyhdr package for chapters in this way: \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{#1}{}} \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markright{\thechapter\ #1}} \...
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Beamer: Removing headline and its space on a single frame (for plan), but keeping the footline

There is now 4 hours that I'm Googling to found a solution to my problem but it's still impossible! Here is the situation: I have some frames in a presentation using the Warsaw theme, on the first ...
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Non rectangular page geometry

I am interested in using non-rectangular page geometries for my flipbook idea (in fancyhdr with image and flowing text). The page geometry that I'm after is that the text has a little rectangle ...
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Modify footer used by elsarticle.cls

I would like to modify the footer used by Elsevier's elsarticle.cls without editing the class file directly. I would like to eliminate the footer on the first page that states "Preprint submitted to ...
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How to move page number?

I want to change the position of the page number. I've read around here that some suggest to use the fancyhdr package, but I don't want to use it – I'm a beginner to LaTeX so I don't want to use a ...
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When do I need invoke \clearpage manually?

I am not sure whether invoking \clearpage is necessary or redundant at many places in my input .tex files. Here I will ask you, in what condition is invoking \clearpage necessary? I hope I get a ...
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How to translate and rotate the heading of landscaped pages?

Objective How to change the heading of landscaped pages from to ? Minimal Code \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a5paper,hmargin=3cm,vmargin=5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lscape,lipsum} \begin{...
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Page number position

I am working on a long document in LaTeX with documentclass book. I need the page number to always be in the upper right corner of each page, even if that page is the first page of a chapter (right ...
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How do I remove “Chapter N” from the chapter titles of a book

How do I remove "Chapter N" from the chapters when using the book document class? This does not appear in the TOC (which I don't want, either). But it appears at the beginning of a chapter, and on ...
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Breadcrumb hyperlink header

I wish to put breadcrumb navigation with hyperlinks into the header of each page. Clicking on each part, chapter, section will take you to the beginning of that part/chapter/section. I'm already ...
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Table of contents with page style empty

How can I make produce a table of contents by \tableofcontents with page style empty? It doesn't work with \thispagestyle{empty} or \pagestyle{empty}.
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How can I get no header but still get “page x of y” in footer?

I'd like to get "page x of y" in a footer on each page, and the way I've found is to use: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{lastpage} \pagestyle{fancy} \cfoot{Page \thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}} ...
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Hyperref Link Spans a Pagebreak, Looks Ugly

I'm using hyperref for links in pdflatex and I have the following problem: when a bibliography citation spans across a page-break (which usually occurs with long author names), then an additional ...
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Headers of \chapters* take the headers of their previous \chapter

When using book.cls and using \chapter* after a \chapter, the header used in \chapter* is wrong. An example is pasted below. Is there any known workaround for that? I have tried quite some tricks ...
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Indexing an interval of words on top of every page

Friends, I'm curious on how to do the following in LaTeX: Dictionaries have two words on the top of each page, meaning the interval of words to be found on that specific page, e.g., In the figure, ...
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How can I lower position of page number?

\documentclass{mwrep} %margins \usepackage{anysize} \marginsize{3cm}{3cm}{2cm}{2cm} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lhead{}\chead{}\rhead{}\lfoot{}\cfoot{}\rfoot{\...
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Avoiding page numbers in empty pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove head- and footlines for pages between chapters? I have empty pages in my document, many created using \cleardoublepage. I want the page number not to appear in ...

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