# [texhax] pagestyle{empty}

Thu Mar 30 01:24:39 CEST 2006

Reinhard Kotucha :

>>>>>> "Martin" == Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> writes:
>
>  > The behaviour is not a bug but a feature. The standard LaTeX
>  > classes are written so that initial pages (pages containing a
>  > \maketitle, \part, or \chapter) have a different page style from
>  > the rest of the document; to achieve this, the commands internally
>  > issue \thispagestyle{plain}. This is usually not acceptable
>  > behaviour if the surrounding page style is 'empty'.
>
> It is meant as a feature but it is definitely a bug.
>
> If you say \pagestyle{empty} in the preamble, you should get what you
> asked for.  The bug is that the bevaviour depends on the
> \documentclass you are using and not on the \pagestyle you selected.
>

But how do you want it to behave?

If using \pagestyle{empty} (or another style) in the preamble should
affect the entire document, then how would you get one style for chapter
titlepages, and another for regular pages?

/daleif

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