# Resetting left and right page styles mid-document

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Jun 16 18:20:43 CEST 2020

Am Tue, 16 Jun 2020 11:49:05 -0400 schrieb Jaron Kent-Dobias:

> Hello,
>
> I'm preparing to submit my PhD thesis, which is written in the memoir
> class, and I have a unique problem: examination of other thesis printed
> by our thesis preparer shows that they insert an extra copyright splash
> page immediately after the title page, even in the printed copies. This
> will obviously ruin any formatting that differs between left- and
> right-sided pages.
>
> Can the left/right page marker be reset at a point in the document to
> account for this? Such a solution would have LaTeX output a file with
> page styles
>
> Right, Right, Left, Right, Left, …
>
> to account for future insertion of the extra page. My best solution
> right now is to add an extra blank page in LaTeX and remove it with
> pdftk, but without extra work this spoils the document bookmarks.

Advance the page counter, then you get two right pages:

\documentclass{book}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\begin{document}
\lipsum[1]