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How to center lines of text using fancyhdr

Use a tabular in the head. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lhead{\begin{tabular}[b]{@{}c@{}} Short Name \\ Really long Name \end{tabular}} \chead{Title} \rhead{Date} \...
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How to Display the Page Number Only (No Header) for Chapter Pages; Header Only, Elsewhere

Don't use \pagestyle{fancyplain}. It is obsolete, and it messes up your chapter opening pages. And use modern fancyhdr commands like \fancyhead, this is much clearer. Then the chapter pages ...
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My new definition of the footer is not used in the table of contents: why?

By default, the book document class uses the plain page style for the first pages of chapter-like document units and the headings page style for all other pages. (Aside: The LaTeX kernel defines four ...
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Why is my bottom margin ALWAYS bigger than the other margins even with the package geometry?

You have contradictory requests. The text height you get from your options is 455.24411pt The pages without titles have 31 lines, with \topskip=12pt \baselineskip=14.5pt If you compute 12 + 30 · 14....
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Get surnames from \author command

Probably the manual approach is much easier. bib{tex,latex} has a lot of code for that, and it's always based on the fact that in the database you manually divide them. For example (fake names), I am ...
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fancyhdr long section name overlaps page number

The normal way is to use \section[short title for ToC and header]{Long title for main document}. \section[ABBREVIATED TITLE]{REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY LONG TITLE OF SECTION} I'm sure ...
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How to prevent background image from covering header and footer

You don't need tikz for this. With a current LaTeX you can simply use the shipout hook: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry,fancyhdr,graphicx} \geometry{showframe} \begin{document} \...
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Custom Footers for each group of pages using simple commands

You can use the following as a starting point. It defines \newfooter to update \customfooter - a macro that is set in the footer on pages other than the starting chapter page. Since footers are bound ...
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Running heads with amsbook

It's actually easy (possibly an oversight in amsbooka). \documentclass{amsbook} \usepackage{amsbooka, lipsum} % redefine \sectionmark so it doesn't issue a mark \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{} \...
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fancyhdr and rightmark - how to remove the dot

If you wish to keep the entire structure the same, you can patch \sectionmark and perform a search-and-replace; add the following to your preamble: \usepackage{etoolbox} % \patchcmd{<cmd>}{<...
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putting two distinct images on event and odd paged headers

Since the page style elements are set when the page numbers are fully known, you can easily condition on whether or not you're on an odd/even page with \ifodd\value{page} <odd page>\else <...
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Do you have this template for writing article?

With tcolorbox: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mwe}%<--- for testing purpose only \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{anyfontsize} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \...
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Unwanted Text, when using the Nucleic Acid Research LaTeX template

It's quite curious that the ZIP file provides a very outdated version of crop.sty (1.6, released 2001/11/16), when the current version of crop.sty is 1.10, released 2017/11/19. If I remove crop.sty ...
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My new definition of the footer is not used in the table of contents: why?

For a document with a table of contents of more than one page, redefining page style plain will be necessary. But then this will also change the footer of the first page of each chapter. If you don't ...
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confused about setting header and footer information?

Use the package fancyhdr. The plain TeX/LaTeX commands are rather confusing (as you found out). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhead[L]{\leftmark} \fancyhead[R]{...
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hrule in footer, alignment

A simple way to place a rule above the pagenumber is to disable the automatic placement and use \setupfootertexts to put the pagenumber in the footer. \setuppagenumbering [location=] \startsetups [...
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jinja template engine statement conflicts with {%

I second the comment about escaping combinations like {% and {{. Even if you could avoid the {% combination, you probably could not avoid all the others. To answer your last question: According to ...
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fancyhdr and rightmark - how to remove the dot

Add \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{\thesection ~ \ #1}} \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \...
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fancyhdr and rightmark - how to remove the dot

The dot is added in \sectionmark, which is defined by \def\sectionmark##1{% \markright {\MakeUppercase{% \ifnum \c@secnumdepth >\z@ \thesection. \ % \fi ##1}}}} in standard ...
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Remove Number Label from \sectionmark

You made the rigid page style using \pagestyle{plain}. Remove this and Try the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} % PREAMBLE ---------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Different headers for first page and following pages even and odd

You can adjust the page layout using the shipout/after hook. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe} \makeatletter \newdimen\evenoddheadheightdiff \def\addtoheadheight#1{% \@tempdima=#...
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Customize footline{} in Beamer

To completely remove the header use \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} \documentclass[10pt,english,8pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{crane} \setbeamertemplate{...
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scrletter/scrlttr2 footer position and format

In your MWE you set footskip=1cm (distance between the text area and the baseline of the footer) and footheight=2cm (height of the footer box). Therefore the footer overlaps the text area. The first ...
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horizontal and vertical Headers in long table

Your table is to huge that can be fit on one page with readable size of font in table. As solution can be long table in landscape orientation split between two page. Off-topic: by use of tabularray (...
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Formatting \pagemark with LaTeX

Here is a suggestion using \addtokomafont and \setkomafont for the font settings in page header and footer. \documentclass[twoside]{scrbook} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Headers not aligned with the text frame

Actually, the spaces are introduced by the \addto\extrasenglish command. Add % to the end of the lines that don't end with a macro. \addto\extrasenglish{% \renewcommand{\chapterautorefname}{...
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Help with fancyhdr on custom page sizes

In fact if you set \pdfpagewidth and \pdfpageheight, and then you call \newgeometry with the proper parameters, it will pick up the new page size. This is not documented, so it may be considered ...
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Page number display issue with proc class

The layout package helps to display margins and other page layout parameters. There are differences between \documentclass{proc} and \documentclass[twocolumn]{article}, and also when including the ...
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How can I align a "right" footer with the second column in a twocolumn document?

Got around to figure out how to actually code the text box. It would simply be: \fancyfoot[R]{\makebox[\columnwidth]{Right footer text \hfill \thepage}} Minimum working example: \documentclass[...
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How do I adjust the page size such that I can fit a large header and footer into my page?

I made some changes to the fancy header definitions but mostly to the implementation of the geometry package. To get back the default geometry on the second page is not an easy task if you don't do ...
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