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How to increase the space for typeset headers and footers

Version: 3.x, 4.x, 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

Use the fancyhdr package to increase the space allotted for typeset headers and footers:

  1. From the Typeset menu, choose Preamble.
  2. Click the mouse in the entry area.
  3. Change the header space:
    1. Add a new line at the end of the preamble entries.
    2. Type \setlength{\headheight}{x} where x is the height of the header you want.

      You can use any TeX measurement unit.

  4. On a new line, type \setlength{\textheight}{x} where x is the desired text height.

    The text height should reflect the original text height set for the document less the amount you added to the header.

  5. On a new line, type \setlength{\footskip}{x} where x is the distance from the bottom of the text to the bottom of the footer.
  6. Choose OK.

Last revised 01/19/06

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