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Thanks to Tony and Jessica for their suggestions. I have passed them on to
the person working on the template. Here's hoping!
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:26 AM, Weissman, Jessica <WeissmanJ -at- abacustech -dot- com
> Perhaps I wasn't clear. The idea would be to look for the previous
> heading 1 and check whether it is in the current section. It would be an
> ugly IF field, but I think it could be done. In any case the hidden blank
> Heading 1 would probably work just as well.
> - Jessica
> On Oct 8, 2014, at 4:32 PM, Tony Chung wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, Weissman, Jessica <WeissmanJ -at- abacustech -dot- com>
> suggested the use of an IF conditional to check for a Heading 1 StyleRef
> That sounds like a great idea that would work, but unfortunately because
> the content of the previous section's Heading 1 style contains text, the If
> conditional fails. (Ask me how I know. Grrrr!)
> However you could use a conditional to test for and use Heading 1
> Hidden, or fallback to Heading 1 if not found. Then the only requisite is
> to have one of those two styles on the first page of the section.
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