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# Latex how to insert a blank or empty page with or without numbering \thispagestyle,\newpage,\usepackage{afterpage}

how to insert a blank or empty page with or without numbering

## How to insert a blank / empty page with numbering

To insert a blank page, you need to this:


\newpage
\thispagestyle{empty}
\mbox{}
\newpage



The idea is that there is something empty or invisible (mbox hack)

## How to insert blank / empty page without numbering

It is necessary to add in preamble the afterpage package and to define a macro for example \ myemptypage which will subtract one page to the counter:


\usepackage{afterpage}
\newcommand\myemptypage{
\null
\thispagestyle{empty}
\newpage
}



Then you must use this macro in your LateX document:


\myemptypage