# [texhax] the current section in \leftmark

Barbara Beeton bnb at ams.org
Thu Sep 17 17:02:23 CEST 2009

    > to change it you need to read up on how the headers are handled and
> in particular the difference between \left- and \rightmark

This is unfortunately way more difficult than I had hoped. I knew
about leftmark and rightmark, but I thought that an easier way
should exist. Hence my question.

there's also \topmark, which does give
the value of the first mark on a page.
-- bb