[texhax] fancyhdr with shortened chaptermarks

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Mar 22 15:20:59 CET 2005

> I use fancyhdr and put the chapter title on the top of each left (even) =
> page and the section title on the top of each right (odd) page. This =
> works fine, but for some chapters or sections my title is longer than =
> one line. For these sections or chapters I want to change the header. =
> Whenever a title goes beyond one line it should be truncated with dots.=20
> =20
> Like:
> 56   Magnetic versus crystal field linear dichroism in NiO ...

truncate.sty will do exactly as you want.

but see http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=runheadtoobig
for general procedures

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