Resetting left and right page styles mid-document

Peter Wilson at
Tue Jun 16 18:52:49 CEST 2020

On 16/06/20 16:49, Jaron Kent-Dobias wrote:
> 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.
> Jaron

You could use memoir's adjustwidth environment for the copyright stuff 
in order to temporarily change the margins. See section 8.5 "Changing 
the textwidth" in the manual.

Peter W.

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