# [texhax] insert blank page

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Wed Apr 11 23:27:12 CEST 2007

On  11 Apr, 2007, at 15:02, TEDY wrote:

> Dear All,
> Can you all tell me what must I do, when I want to make a blank page.
> When I use book class, the last page in chapter appear as a blank
> page.

Only if the last page in the preceding chapter is an odd page and you
*don't* use the option openany, as in

\documentclass[openany]{book}

> How can I put a message like "This Page Intentionaly Blank" in
> those pages?

\begin{document}
\chapter{The first}

Some text

\newpage

\thispagestyle{empty}

\vspace*{\stretch{1}}

\begin{center}
\end{center}

\vspace*{\stretch{2}}

\chapter{The second}

Some text

\end{document}

Best,

Axel