[texhax] Missing header in one page

Abu Michael mikia at techunix.technion.ac.il
Wed Oct 29 10:14:16 CET 2003

Sorry, I guess that this was a false alarm.
I found out an internal command that had caused the problem (declared in the ma
in file and not included file).
There was no connection to the itemized list after all.
I am sorry for the trouble I caused, and I thank you very much for the help.

-----Original Message-----
From: Philip G. Ratcliffe [mailto:philipratcliffe at tiscali.it]
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 12:28 AM
To: Abu Michael; texhax at tug.org
Subject: RE: [texhax] Missing header in one page

> Thanks for the quick reply.

Nota at all.

> I am a novice in LaTex, and I am using a template for my thesis,
> so I hope that I give enough details.
> The template contains sections in English and sections in Hebrew.
> The problem I described before happened in a chapter inEnglish
> (The hebrew part of the document is pretty much short).
> I am using the next packages which may be relevant for my
> question (I do not list here packages as graphicx or algorithmic).
> \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,final]{hebtech}
> ...
> And the header style I am using is
> \pagestyle{thesis}
> There is a page in the chapter that contains itemize
> and enumerate
> lists and the next page does not has its header.

I don't have the complete solution as I don't have Hebrew setup and really
don't have too much time to tinker with these rather intricate packages.
However, the fact that it happens after itemize and enumerate is
significant.  There is a switch \if at rl defined in rlbabel.def that allows
control according to whether you're in right-left mode or not.  It doesn't
get toggled very much at all, but when it does, the hebtech.cls also
switches off the headers - why exactly I don't know.  The use, e.g., of
latin numerals causes such a switch although it should apparently only be
local to the number that is being printed.  Evidently, something leaks out.
What you can do about it I do not know.  I've glanced through the Hewbrew
section of babel.dvi but didn't find any clues.  Maybe you could look
through it more carefully and find some suggestion there - or try contacting
the authors.  Sorry.

Cheers,  Phil

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