[texhax] Reverse page numbering(begin with the last page number and end with 0)

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Jan 4 09:33:53 CET 2010

Am Thu, 31 Dec 2009 12:53:27 +0000 schrieb Othmane Benkirane:

> Hello,

> The subject explains everything: I want to start the page
> numbering from the last page number and decrement it until it's 0
> (for the last page). A mathematical operation for this would be:
> \thepage - \pageref{LastPage}, but how to include it in fancyhdr
> (for a book class) ?

Well as long as \thepage give a simple number you can use refcount:



abc\newpage cd\newpage ef\newpage gh

Ulrike Fischer 

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