Tammy.VanBoening at jeppesen.com wrote:
> Ok,
> Got both of my first two questions answered quickly, so let me continue on 
> question #2.  I am required by the FAA on any documentation that I produce 
> to mark the blank page at the end of the chapter with the phrase 
> "INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK". Right now, the writers simply manually hit 
> return a couple of times and use a paragraph tag called Blank Page that 
> aligns the tag in the center of the page and sets the font to uppercase, 
> bold, arial, 10 point. The problem is that not all writers place the 
> phrase consistently in the same location on a blank page either within 
> their own documents or across their documents and I want to make this 
> consistent. 
> I have started this process with making a graphic called Blank Page - it 
> contains the words intentionally left blank - that's all.  I have used 
> this graphic on a reference page and set it up so that when I apply it as 
> a Frame Below a paragraph tag called Blank Page, it is centered beneath 
> the paragraph tag, which is also centered on the page. The only thing - 
> when I place this tag on a blank page, I want to place it so that the tag 
> is centered top/bottom on the blank page - otherwise, we just run into the 
> same problem we had before - consistently moving the graphic now (instead 
> of free text) to the same vertical alignment on a blank page.
> Right now, I have it kinda' kludged  - it's a two-step process where the 
> users manually place a BlankPage_Step1 tag at the top of the blank page 
> (which is always a left hand page), then press return and the next 
> paragraph tag is automatically the BlankPage tag which has a space above 
> set to 120 pts and the graphic centered.  I want to do this in one step 
> (if I am making any sense and if it is even possible). When a user clicks 
> at the top of the blank page, I want them to be able to click BlankPage 
> and have the tag automatically be placed in the center of the page, but 
> other than working with space above a tag (which means having another tag 
> first), I cant' figure out a way to do this.

Why not put your Blank Page text in its own frame on a special master 
page and then use Apply Master Pages to apply it whenever a Blank Page 
tag is used?

Stuart Rogers
Technical Communicator
Phoenix Geophysics Limited
Toronto, ON, Canada
+1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

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