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>> We also set the page numbering and paragraph numbering (which
>> otherwise would mess up the numbering on the original files -
>> IMPORTANT STEP, DON'T SKIP THIS, IF YOU DO, YOU'LL HAVE TO OPEN EACH
>> FILE AND DO FORMAT DOCUMENT TO RESET THE STARTING PAGE NUMBER!)
> I'm not sure I understand the `why' of this. Is it because
> FrameMaker will try to re-number everything in the global book, so you
> will lose your original numbering scheme unless you force it in the
> global book by using set up file?
It won't just try, it will, unless you don't own the files. Damned
annoying. And awkward.