[texhax] changing \thepage?

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Aug 1 15:59:12 CEST 2006

On Aug 1, 2006, at 8:57 AM, Adam Spargo wrote:

> I'm creating some slides and some of which are easiest done by  
> duplicating
> the slide and adding new things each time. The trouble is that I  
> wrote a
> \newpagestyle with a header that uses \thepage to put the page  
> number in
> the corner. So my problem is that using whole new slides to add things
> incremements the page when I want it to remain constant for a  
> subset of
> the slides.
> Does anybody know how to edit \thepage or another way to put the page
> number on my slides as I'd like.

My suggestion here would be to create a new counter {slide}, use it  
in lieu of the page number in the pagestyle, and then manually  
increment it as desired.

Have you considered using one of the nifty presentation document  
classes? Lots of people like beamer, prosper &c. The FAQ page for  
this is:



William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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