[OS X TeX] RE: Lyx or TeXshop?

Lantz Susan lantzs at trine.edu
Tue Dec 2 16:38:29 CET 2008

>>Er, speaking of which, how do you delete page numbers on the first  
page, change margins in a new section, etc., etc.? <<


To delete the page number (on any page), before the text that comprises
the first page, include the command
\thispagestyle{empty} % if you're using the fancyhdr package
\pagestyle{empty}     % if you're not using fancyhdr

To change margins in a new section, at the start of the section, type
the command
\setlength\textwidth{6.5in} % or whatever value you want. They will
stayed at that width unless or until you change them.

>> Intuitiveness would seem to be in the eyes of the beholder. <<

Indeed. Especially if the beholder is an old TeXie and relatively new to

Susan Lantz

Susan A. Lantz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Trine University
Angola, IN 46703
lantzs at trine.edu

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