[OS X TeX] suppressing page number in report class

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Aug 8 18:50:26 CEST 2006

On Aug 8, 2006, at 11:43 AM, Joshua Smith wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am trying to format a dissertation using the report document  
> class with the following structure: title page, abstract page,  
> table of contents page, followed by main chapters.  I am using  
> fancyhdr to control the page numbering.  I would like "Abstract" to  
> appear in the same typeface as the chapter titles so I use \chapter* 
> {Abstract}, but I cannot seem to suppress the page number on that  
> page.  I am using the following (simplified) latex code below.  Why  
> does \thispagestyle{empty} clear the page number for the title page  
> but not the abstract page?  Any ideas around this?
> Thank you for any help.
> Josh Smith
> University of Virginia


Try putting the \thispagestyle{empty} AFTER the \section*{Abstract}  
line. Don't understand why the first page worked! :-)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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