[OS X TeX] fancypage

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Nov 10 16:44:49 EST 2019

> On Nov 10, 2019, at 1:23 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
> I’m puzzled by the following behavior of Latex:
> Some time (perhaps a month) ago, I adapted a fancypagestyle from a colleague to create some classroom notes;  the aim was twofold: to put a header line
> on the first page, and to put an underline under the running head in succeeding pages.
> I got the effect I wanted.
> Now, trying to create another set of notes, I (think I) copied the relevant commands, and ran it;  the succeeding pages do look the way they should,
> but the title page ignored the header information altogether.
> I then ran a test page, copying what I thought were the relevant commands, but excluding the text, from both source files, hoping to send a “minimal example” of the two sets of notes to illustrate the different behavior.  But the test for the old one (which had achieved the desired effect) didn’t reproduce the behavior I had seen (and desired).  So I enclose my test source and pdf output, and (my apologies for the non-minimality) the original source and
> pdf output.  If you compare the first page of the two pdf outputs, they are as I described above (correct header plus title on original, header ignored on
> test—but both second pages as desired).  Can anyone tell me what I failed to copy into the test file from the original source file that causes the different behavior?
> Original:
> Test:
> Thanks
> Z


It appears that you left out a \thispagestyle{firtspagestyle} after the \maketitle.

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Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
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