They can have a caption describing them. This is the second! ; plain: This is the default style.The header is empty and the footer contains page numbers in the centre. We can change this to Roman numerals and/or letters. I want to change the position of the page number. I've read around here that some suggest to use the fancyhdr package, but I don't want to use it – I'm a beginner to LaTeX so I don't want to use a package that could change the margins and other specifications to the layout that I've already made. Put page number in corner? right, rmargin, outer These three parameters change the length of the right margin. I am writing a 100+ page thesis using latex, with the document style "book". For example, on A4 paper a document will typically have 44 mm margin widths on the left and right of the page, leaving about 60% of the page width for text. I just need to get the page number on the bottom of the page and aligned to the right hand side. LaTeX forum ⇒ Theses, Books, Title pages ⇒ Page numbering to bottom right Classicthesis, Bachelor and Master thesis, PhD, Doctoral degree 2 posts • Page 1 of 1 By default, the Page numbering in LaTeX uses Arabic numbers. I want that all page numbers appear at the bottom in the right corner. top, tmargin These two parameters represent elements 2 and 6 in the figure, combined. myheadings: As shown in the introduction,The footer is empty in this page style. The name of the section "1.2: Section 2" appears on the header from the second page of each chapter onwards, which is what I want. I hope this is clear. Elements 9 and 10 in the figure, combined. bottom, bmargin These two parameters set the distance from the bottom edge of the document to its baseline. Getting the page numbering right in LaTeX documents may not seem like a big deal, but it’s frustrating when it’s all wrong. The entity contained in a float is placed in a single page. Also, multiple numbering styles can be combined in a single document. For starters, page numbers will appear on all pages which have a page style of plain , headings or myheadings (ie: anything other than empty ). The myheadings pagestyle displays the page number on top of the page in the outer corner.. page of chapter 3 (Theoretischer Hintergrund - Stand der Forschung). There are other three page styles: empty: Both the header and footer are cleared (blank) in this page style. floats can be positioned wherever we specify - top, middle, bottom, left, right, and so on. Other way round with the main part: The numbering begins on page 5, with the (correct) number 5. On page 1 the page number appears bottom center and then on page 2 it appears top right. But only the pages with the table of content are numbered with I and II, the other 2 are not numbered at all. Right now the page number is bottom centered on the first page of a chapter, on the top outer margin on … Studies have shown   that it's easier to read text when there are 60–70 characters per line—and it would seem that 66 is the optimal number. If the entity (an image, for example) can not be contained in the space left in the current page, it is placed at the top of the next page. Here’s a brief summary on how to get it sorted. Page Numbering might not seem to be a big task. But it definitely helps a lot in bringing an official touch to the documents. The reason is improved readability. Unanswered I'm trying to create a template for engineering homework, and I need the page number in the top right corner of the document, but setting the margin width to 0 still does not allow this (not that I particularly want text going into the margin, unless the problem is very large). Hey, I have a small problem. However, I use roman numbering for the first pages (abstract, table of contexts, list of abbreviations, list of figures and list of tables) and arabic numbering for all follwoing pages.