The practical thing about using roman numbering in front matter, back
matter and generated pages and arabic in the body could be that it may
speed up the process of getting to the actual "contents" of the book
in acting as one more optical aid.

Just my 2 cents...


On 1/17/06, Joe Malin <jmalin at> wrote:
> Hi!
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> Would readers care? Would someone else be upset?
> Joe Malin
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> From: Joe Malin
> Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 10:10 AM
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> Subject: Setting Logical Page Numbering from FrameMaker
> Good morning, all!
> Acrobat/PDF 7 has a feature called logical page numbering. This allows
> you to display the PDF page numbers starting with 1 as the first page,
> and also the document's page numbers, starting with whatever number is
> on the first page (usually i). This accounts for front and back matter
> in a book. The document page number appears in the page display at the
> bottom, followed by the PDF number in parentheses.
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