[OS X TeX] OT: modern substitute for fancyheadings.sty

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Sun Feb 25 09:27:38 EST 2007

Le 24 févr. 07 à 23:13, Herbert Schulz a écrit :

> The fancyhdr package supplanted the fancyheader package (with some  
> comments about file names that could only have 8 + 3  
> characters :-)). The major difference is that \headrulewidth and  
> \footrulewidth are now commands rather than lengths so you need  
> things like
> \renewcommand\headrulewidth{0.4pt}
> to set them. I think most simple setups will need little change.

Many thanks for this remark, it was useful. The original .cls file  


After replacing fancyheadings by fancyhdr, I got an error:

> ! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.
> See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
> Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
> ...
> l.57 \setlength{\headrulewidth}{0.4pt}

Replacing \setlength by \renewcommand, the error disappeared.


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