[XeTeX] page numbering using fancychap with Glenn option and no footer

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 13:29:07 CET 2011

2011/12/3 Daniel Greenhoe <dgreenhoe at gmail.com>:
> When using the fancychap package with the "Glenn" option and *no
> footer*, there seems to be a minor problem:
> When starting a new chapter, the package still attempts to put a page
> number in the footer even though there is supposed to be no footer.
> Besides the brute-force solution of placing "\thispagestyle{empty}"
> with every chapter declaration (or an equivalent "\newchapter" macro
> solution), is there any more "elegant" solution to the problem?
> Shouldn't this be considered as a bug in the fancychap code?
I have looked at your code and briefly at fncychap. As I can see,
fncychap dos not do anything with headers and footer, you do it with
fancyhdr. How can fncychap know about other packages? It is described
in LaTeX documentation that \chapter contains implicitely
\thispagestyle{plain}, thus it cannot be considered a bug that the
feature is preserved in a package. You can only submit a feature
request of adding header.footer definition to fncychap.

> Here is an example (see attachments also):
> \documentclass{book}
> \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap}
> \usepackage{fancyhdr}
> \usepackage{geometry}
> \geometry{
>  xetex,paper=a4paper,
>  centering,twoside,
>  includehead,nofoot,
>  margin=15mm,
>  nomarginpar,
>  showframe
>  }
> \fancyhf[HER,HOL]{}
> \fancyhf[HOC,HEC]{}
> \fancyhf[HOR,HEL]{page \thepage}
> \fancyhf[FOL,FER]{}
> \fancyhf[FOC,FEC]{}
> \fancyhf[FOR,FEL]{}
> \begin{document}%
> \chapter{This Chapter}
> %\thispagestyle{empty}
> \ldots first page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots second  page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots third   page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots forth   page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots fifth   page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots sixth   page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots seventh page \ldots
> \clearpage \ldots eigth   page \ldots
> \end{document}%
> Many thanks in advance,
> Dan
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Zdeněk Wagner

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