Rick, David, Radha: > Radha Padmanabhan wrote: > > > I have got a FM book with about 50 chapters (files). But > > they are logically grouped as 5 guides. All chapters in all > > guides have footers with Product Name, Release No. and Date > > and Guide identification. For each guide, the footer has a > > User Variable-DocumentNumebr. Its value is partially > > different for each guide. Every time there is a release, the > > variable value changes. I am having to edit the master page > > of each of 50 chapters manually. > > > > Is there a possibility to change the value of the variable > > from book level for a range of chapters?
Aren't we forgetting the <$volnum> numbering builder? It works just like <$chapnum> and can be used everywhere that numbering builder can be used. Just insert a user variable containing <$volnum>, then select all the book components that belong to a single guide and set <$volnum> to a fixed value for all the selected components in the group. Regards, Hedley -- Hedley Finger Training Content Developer and Tools Specialist MYOB Australia Pty Ltd <http://myob.com/au> P.O. box 371 Blackburn VIC 3130 Australia 12 Wesley Court Tally Ho Business Park East Burwood VIC 3151 Australia <mailto:hedleyDOTfingerATmyobDOTcom> Tel. +61 3 9222 9992 x 7421, Mob. (cell) +61 412 461 558 ? MYOB Technology Pty Ltd 2006