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If you use headers and footers you can force the program to paginate =
correctly by using the "odd" & "even" header/footers command. You can =
also use "sections" along with this for a very versatile document. The =
headers/footers command even has a "first page" header/footer. Quite a =
nice feature, and I use this all the time for my documents. If you =
don't want headers/footers..... you can workaround by using =
Headers/Footers but not putting anything into it, or may be just a field =
command for page numbering.... whatever you want. =20
For the "ripple effect" you mentioned.... use section breaks =
(definitely!!) to get rid of this problem. See Word Help for advice.
I hope this helps, if it misses the mark, I apologize in advance. Have =
a nice holiday Jill!!
guym -at- daka -dot- com
From: Jill Clay[SMTP:Jill_Clay -at- ARBORSOFT -dot- COM]
Sent: Friday, December 15, 1995 11:49 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: -No Subject-
I use Word 6.0 for Windows. I am desperately seeking the answer to this
Our chapters must start on the right-facing page, that is, on an odd =
there any way to force this condition? This is what we do now: We make =
each individual chapter ends on an even-numbered page (we do a Print =
ensure this), then build it into the master doc. INEVITABLY some =
start on even pages even so, and one "bad" chapter throws all the others =
And you have to page through the whole damn thing, which takes forever, =
sure the chapters start on odd pages. And every time you fix one =
ripple effect may or may not affect other chapters (I swear, it's not
A side note: in order to make our book-building "manageable" (as =
WOrd lets you), we chunk our chapters into Parts (Part 1, chapters 1-3; =
II, chapters 4 - 8... etc). We do not make the Part a master doc - just =
series of chapters with a Part Intro beginning each part. I get these =
things PERFECT and then when I pull them into the master doc, again, =
always some chapter starting on an even page.
All I want is a way to force chapters to ALWAYS start on odd pages. =
save me & co-workers hours and hours of time.
And no, it was not my decision to use Word for large books.