# [texhax] problem with \mark, or with me?

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Mon Jan 18 19:26:37 CET 2010

Stan <texforeverything at att.net> writes:

> should be on page 3, I have on page 4.  Is this just some  careless mistake
> on my part?  Here is the text from my file:

A misunderstanding.  The commands

> -\topmark-
> -\firstmark-
> -\botmark-

are to be used in the output routine, after the page break is chosen.
You are trying to use them on the page body before the page breaking
occurs, thus you get the meanings from the previous page break.

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Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca