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Using Roman page numbers up until the TOC

This page gives an example of how you can get roman page numbers for the pages up until the table of contents (TOC), and subsequently use arabic numbers.

To get roman page numbers in the beginning, add this code to the preamble:


also see uploads:/Examples/RomanPageNumbering/example.lyx

Note: Herbert points out that this approach only makes sense when you actually have a TOC. He suggests that for a book class, you should instead use


or inserting ERT such as \pagenumbering{roman} and \pagenumbering{arabic}.

Note: Herbert also pointed to this mail with a .layout-file for using \frontmatter in a more LyX-ful way.

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