# Re: No page number on page starting new chapter

```On 17 June 2010 18:45, Frederick Noronha  wrote:
> Dear all: Is it possible to give a command that would ensure that no page
> numbers appeare on the starting page of every chapter (of a book)? Thanks!
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I think you can do this by using fancyhead and redefining \fancypagestyle{plain}
to not have the page number

something like
\fancypagestyle{plain}{%
\fancyhf{} % clear all header and footer fields
}

inserted in preamble having chosen fancyhead. You may then want to