# [OS X TeX] Page number appears with \pagestyle{empty}

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Sun Feb 28 23:07:45 CET 2010

```On Feb 28, 2010, at 4:48 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

> The reason is that \tableofcontents  starts a new chapter,
> and the footer style for the 1st page of a chapter is different
> to that of later pages.
>
> Having \thispagestyle{empty}  coming after  \tableofcontents
> is useless, as the first page of a multi-page ToC has appeared
> well before that command is encountered.