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{lastpage} puts the label LastPage (\AtEndDocument) into the .aux file, allowing the user to refer to the last page of a document. This might be particularly useful in places like headers or footers.

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How to add an empty unnumbered page to the end of a document?

I would like to add an empty (double) page to the end of a document, which is not counted by commands like \pageref{LastPage}. If you want so, one could say the printer should add an empty page. \...
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Putting a rectangle with text inside

how can I put a rectangle on the bottom page for all pages in latex and inside of each on this content 'Confidential' please? And how can I display current page /total page ? Actually I have only the ...
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Evaluate LastPage when compiling with pdflatex from python

Actually not sure if this belongs here or rather to stackoverflow... I have a Python script that generates a report p = Popen(['pdflatex', 'rendered.tex', '-job-name', 'out', '-output-directory', ...
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pageref gives section name and other information

tl;dr: \pageref{} gives section name and other info additional to pagenumber I want to display the page numbers in my document in a "current page / all pages" form and defined \fancyfoot[LE,...
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save a counter to the aux file and read it later

I would like to write a counter to the aux file and then read it back when compiling the tex file for the second time. Basically, I am trying to write a command that has the same logic as the LastPage ...
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call the last page before \includepdf

I have a proposal letter (my latex is in article though)with 6 pages. I have a header that says page # of ##. # is the page number and ## is the total number of pages. So the last page should be page ...
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Appendix prefixes in page numbers, but not in page count

I would like to have an A prefix in appendix page numbering, but not in appendix page count. A MWE inspired be this answer. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,bibliography=totoc]{scrartcl} \usepackage{...
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Colored footer with \pagref fails (page x of y)

I use the package fancyhdr together with lastpage. When I change the color of the footer with \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,naustrian]{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm, right=2.5cm, top=4.3cm, bottom=2cm,...
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Lastpage and \enddocumenthook: extra page created

Here is a MWE that on my Mac (MacTeX, several months old) produces the expected one page of output (as also happen on earlier versions of MikTeX), but on the latest version of MikTeX (21.1) produces ...
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Starting page number getting in .aux file

How to get starting pagenumber getting in .aux file? we have option to get lastpage number using "lastpage.sty" to print in .log file, we need same way to get first page number via .aux file?...
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How can I print “page # of ##” with the total page number in KOMA (scrartcl/scrletter)?

This questions explains how you can show the total page number of your document in the footer on each page, i.e. show a “page # of ##” instead of the default “page # of #”. However, even though ...
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How can I print “page # of ##” with the total page number in KOMA (scrlttr2)?

This questions explains how you can show the total page number of your document in the footer on each page, i.e. show a “page # of ##” instead of the default “page # of #”. However, even though ...
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Total number of pages of section

For all sections (or even subsections) in my document (beamer presentation), I want to show the page number only relative to the (sub)section, and also the total number of pages per (sub)section. So ...
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After recent update of MikTeX, ! Package totpages Error: Can't use both, lastpage and totpages

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{adjustbox} % uses graphicx \usepackage[top=1.8cm,bottom=1.8cm,left=0.88cm,right=0.88cm]{geometry} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \...
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Lastpage conflicts with glossaries-extra [Solved - see comment Ulrike Fisher]

When I use the stylish article template class by M. Legrange (see https://www.latextemplates.com/template/stylish-article), I encounter two problems using this class together with the glossaries or ...
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How can I control automatically the minimum number of lines(5 lines) in last page when it ends with reference list?

How can I control automatically the minimum number of lines(5 lines) in last page when it ends with reference list? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, here is some text without a ...
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How can I control the minimum number of lines in last page?

How can I control the minimum number of lines(5 lines) in last page? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, here is some text without a meaning. This text should show what a printed text ...
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Why does `\usepackage{cleveref}` fix the conflict between (new) hyperref, amsthm, and lastpage when using tikz externalize?

This is not a duplicate of this question. Why does adding \usepackage{cleveref} solve the conflict between lastpage, hyperref, and amsthm during externalization? The known answer proposes \...
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Roman numbers including lastpage

In my report i use the function \lastpage. This works fine in the mainmatter, but it takes the lastpage of the mainmatter and not the lastpage of the frontmatter and inserts it. So in my table of ...
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LastPage Package, don't count included pdfs in appendix

I use the LastPage package and the fancyhdr package to create a footer that lookes like %Footer \fancyfoot[L]{\footnotesize{\doctype} {\docname}} \fancyfoot[C]{\footnotesize \thepage/\pageref{...
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Reference 'last page' undefined, only running latex twice shows wanted result

If I run lualatex on a .tex file I only get ?? as a result from 'lastpage' in my document. Then if I run lualatex a second time, the correct result (2) is shown in the document footer. Main ...
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Different text on last page

I want to add one of two different texts, depending on whether it appears on the last page. I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[angle=0, opacity=1, scale=1,position={0,0}]{background} \...
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LastPage to be set on specific page

I have a very specific issue with the LastPage Package. I'll try and explain the best I can. So I have an article. That uses: \rfoot {Page \thepage \hspace{1pt} of \pageref{LastPage}} To add the ...
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Adding text above page number on last page

I am wondering how to add the text "[Last Page]" above the page number on the last page of my latex document? Thanks. Hannah
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Refer to LastPage when its Renamed

I am trying to get my page numbering as Page X of XX and I am using the standard syntax like, \rhead{Page \thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}} It should work fine, expect that my last page has ...
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Why does this macro break with Lastpage?

I have made a macro \@Romankern that makes roman numerals with a negative kerning between them to make them closer to each other. I named it \@Romankern to allow it to be used with \pagenumbering. ...
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automatically rescaling a document to have an even number of pages

I am trying to use the ifthen package to automatically rescale some custom vertical spaces so that if the document has an odd number of pages on the first compilation, a second compilation will reduce ...
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Ship only the last physical page (or the last two/three physical pages)

My question is related to and in continuation to Compiling only a page range or page selection I would like to output only the last page (or last two/three pages) without knowing the total number of ...
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Label last page in sequence of \includepdf commands

I am in a tricky situation. I am using NewEnviron to separate a handful of major parts of my document. Each part has its own numbering scheme and several environment-specific commands and settings. ...
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Awkward conflict between lastpage, hyperref, amsthm and tikz-external

The following code cannot correctly produce the external .pdf file of the tikzpicture. Removing any of \usepackage{amsthm}, \usepackage{lastpage}, \usepackage{hyperref} solves the issue: the auxiliary ...
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How to print a page number to a repeating header of a longtable?

The table header gets generated once and only prints: Page 1 of 2 ... on each and every page. Is there any way update the page number in the longtable header to reflect the actual current page, i....
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What are my options for inserting a back page into my document?

I'm developing a template for articles and so far I've got the title_page.tex and main_document.tex all sorted out and I'm happy with that. My problem is I also need to have a back page in the ...
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lastpage for french

Does someone know, why the package lastpage doesn't work for french? \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{french} \usepackage{helvet} \usepackage{...
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exclude some pages from totalpage

I use the lastpage package, and I would like to set a command as \excludethispage to put at pages I don't want to be counted in the total of page summoned by \pageref{LastPage} (for example, I would ...
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Modify page number on header with scrpage2 and lastpage

I am writing a curriculum vitae using Plasmati Graduate CV Latex template. I have made some modifications in order to add both a footer and a header, using the packages scrpage2 and lastpage. I am ...
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KOMA-Script article, header 'Page x of y': total pages not displayed

My 3 pages long article having the following code in the preamble produces "Page x of ??" in the header, rather than "Page x of 3" (where x stands for current page number). What am I missing? \...
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How can I correct the \pageref{LastPage} in this file?

I use packages lastpage and answer to make multiple choice. This is my code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsthm} \...
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Unstable page numbering in aaltothesis class?

I am trying to configure the aaltothesis class here (.cls file here). The .cls file is designed with the roman pagenumbering for the pages 2-4 i.e. for abstract pages but arabic numbers for pages 5-...
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Two column text in last paragraph latex

I am looking for a way to finish my two column document in both columns. When I get the last sheet, the text is located in just one column, like this: So, I'd like that my last paragraph located in ...
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Number of pages in preamble

I have tried this to use the number of pages as an option to a package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{lastpage} \usepackage{refcount} \newcounter{mylastpage} \...
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Writing value of LastPage to external file

How can I write the final value of LastPage (\pageref{LastPage}) to an external file (knowing that it needs 2-3 compiliations of the document)? (I need it to adapt a .cls file.) [Update 2016-01-29, ...
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lastpage (or pageslts) and \topskip0pt

Can anyone explain why the following mwe produces TWO pages of output? \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{lastpage} \begin{document} \topskip 0pt Hello, world. \end{document} If I replace \topskip ...
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How to use \page[quadruple] while having a cover as last page in ConTeXt?

I am creating a personalised magazine in ConTeXt-LuaTeX. It has a cover (that what you can see before opening the magazine), existing of two .pdf files. It contains several chapters adaptive text, ...
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Newpage should start new page numbers with lastpage also

I want to keep everything in one master file and require to start new page numbers with lastpage also after each \newpage command. MWE is below. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \...
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lastpage, hyperref and xifthen

I am trying to write a code for figuring if the current page is the last page. I do run into some problems, though. In my example here, the code will not run if hyperrefis loaded. Without it, it ...
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Changing page to pages if more than one page

At the beginning of my document, I need to list the total number of pages in the document. I've got a system that works most of the time (see below), but if the document only has one page, then my ...
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Resetting LastPage in scrlttr2 letters

I'm trying to find a way to add "page X of Y" to the footers of my scrlttr2 letters. At first sight, using the lastpage package and \pageref*{LastPage} works. However, as soon as multiple letters are ...
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fancyhdr and lastpage: do not count last page

I am using fancyhdr and lastpage. I want to write a Bachlorthesis and the last page must be the statutory declaration wich should not be part of the page count. But this page is counted in LastPage. ...
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How to get second last page as a number without hyperref?

I'm trying to get the second last page as a number but without having to create a hyperlink to it. What I have now is: \def\leavesecond#1#2#3!{#2} \makeatletter \AtBeginDocument{% \expandafter\ifx\...
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How to create "from page xx to last page" in Table of Contents?

How can I put a page range including the number of the last page into the Table of Contents (see picture as example below) in LaTeX? I have searched in forums but found no solution.
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