RE: Does MSWord's "Total Page # code" suck?

Subject: RE: Does MSWord's "Total Page # code" suck?
To: "'Ron Rhodes'" <RRhodes -at- fourthchannel -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 11:36:16 -0800

It used to be you'd repaginate/recompose the doc by paging from top to
bottom of the doc [Ctl-End?], and then back to top again too maybe?, to make
Word repaginate -- i.e., rejigger all its page-codes... haven't used Word to
do big docs in years, so canna promise this is still true, but seems
logical, eh? try it!
You can also turn on/off auto repaginating, or used to be... which can be a
drag in to leave turned on in a big doc, since every edit or move forces a
repag, but in shorter docs you'll see the correct page numbers, which can be
helpful -- but it's not a big prob if'n you recompose oncet in a while to
git it likkered up.
[haven't loaded up my Office/Wird 2000 git-up yet, so's I kin't say as how I
know how the new boy rides...]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Rhodes [SMTP:RRhodes -at- fourthchannel -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 7:23 AM
> Subject: Does MSWord's "Total Page # code" suck?
> Does the total page # code in MS Word suck (Word 2000)? Or am I
> completely
> dense? If it's the latter, please don't hesitate in saying so -- it won't
> be
> the last time.
> I inserted a "total page number code" in the footer so it reads "Page 10
> of
> 96" It looks just fine on my screen. But when I print a page, the footer
> reads "Page 10 of 10," or "Page 20 of 20," etc. The total page number
> code
> only reads the page that I am printing.
> So, I tried going into Tool, Options, Print Tab. I checked Update Fields
> and Update Links, and Background Printing ---> no luck. I have had this
> problem before in Word 97. But I don't remember how I fixed it.

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