Re: Problem with Page Numbering Field Codes

Subject: Re: Problem with Page Numbering Field Codes
From: Frank <frank -at- research -dot- canon -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "[TECHWR-L]" <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- TECHWR-L -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 10:01:32 +1100

Hi Paul,

Thanks for your suggestion, but I can't use it because it does not meet the standards of the project I'm working on.

Since Word claims to support nested field codes, I assume what I am trying to do is possible. (In fact, for _/most/_ documents it does work,) I'd like to know why it doesn't work in this particular document, and how to correct the problem.


Paul Neshamkin wrote:


Why not just use the page field and the numpages field?


This should give you the correct results.

Paul Neshamkin
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Subject: Problem with Page Numbering Field Codes

Oh Great Word Oracle, I need your help please.

I have written a set of nested Field Codes that number pages thus:

1 of 10
2 of 10
10 (End of Document)

The code looks like this:

{IF { Page } = { NumPages } "{ Page \* Arabic \* MergeFormat } (End
of Document)" "{ Page \* Arabic \* MergeFormat } of { NumPages \*
Arabic \* MergeFormat }" }

It's been working well except for one document. The document has 101 pages.
Some pages look like this:

30 of 101101
31 of 10192
32 pf 101101
33 of 10192
101 (End of Document)

I am using Windows XP SP2 with Word 2003 SP2. Any ideas as to why this

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