In a book or a manual, text is usually printed on both sides of the paper, chapters start on right-hand pages, and right-hand pages have odd numbers. But in short reports, text often is printed only on one side of the paper. Also in short reports, chapters sometimes do not start on new pages, but are printed on the same page as the end of the preceding chapter, after a small amount of vertical whitespace.
You can use the
@setchapternewpage command with various
arguments to specify how TeX should start chapters and whether it
should typeset pages for printing on one or both sides of the paper
(single-sided or double-sided printing).
@setchapternewpage command at the beginning of a
line followed by its argument.
For example, you would write the following to cause each chapter to start on a fresh odd-numbered page:
You can specify one of three alternatives with the
@headings doublecommand; see section The
Texinfo does not have an
@setchapternewpage even command.
(You can countermand or modify an
@headings command. See section The
At the beginning of a manual or book, pages are not numbered--for example, the title and copyright pages of a book are not numbered. By convention, table of contents pages are numbered with roman numerals and not in sequence with the rest of the document.
Since an Info file does not have pages, the
command has no effect on it.
Usually, you do not write an
@setchapternewpage command for
single-sided printing, but accept the default which is to typeset for
single-sided printing and to start new chapters on new pages. Usually,
you write an
@setchapternewpage odd command for double-sided