The easiest way IMHO is to use the markers "Header/Footer $1" and/or "Header/Footer $2" and reference these in the footer with, say, "RunningH/F 3" and/or "RunningH/F 4" resp., which read these markers. These two markers and system variables are there to meet the need of showing a revision number (letter or number) and a revision date, both extensively used in aviation documentation.
You put the marker(s) somewhere on the first page of each chapter and enter whatever letter or number you want to use for the revision status in the text box. If you need to show different revision numbers in any other page in the same chapter (file), just repeat the action for that page, and then every page that has a different revision status from the page before. HTH, Bodvar On 1/31/07, Andersen, Verner Engell VEA <verner.andersen at radiometer.dk> wrote: > > Hi > I am using unstructured Framemaker 7.2 > > All my FM book files contain all master pages, all variables, all reference > pages etc. This means that if you accidentially copy formats from one file to > anoter nothing will go wrong. > > My edition number in the footer is simply a global variable. Now the QA > Department wants each chapter to have an editon number according to when > changes were made. This means that some chapters have edition k, others > edition l and so forth. > > Have you any idea of how I can have the various edition numbers in footer of > each chapter page and still have the possibility of importing all formats > from all files without messing things up? > > I want to avoid specific master pages for each chapter. > > Regards, > Verner Andersen > Technical Writer > > Radiometer Medical ApS > ?kandevej 21 ? 2700 Br?nsh?j ? Denmark > Tel. +45 38 27 36 12 > Mobile. + 45 60 62 27 90 > E-mail: verner.andersen at radiometer.dk > Web: www.radiometer.com > <file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/vea/Application%20Data/Microsoft/Signatures/www.radiometer.com> > > > This message (including any attachments) contains confidential > and/or proprietary information intended only for the addressee. > Any unauthorized disclosure, copying, distribution or reliance on > the contents of this information is strictly prohibited and may > constitute a violation of law. If you are not the intended > recipient, please notify the sender immediately by responding to > this e-mail, and delete the message from your system. If you > have any questions about this e-mail please notify the sender > immediately. > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as bodvar at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/bodvar%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > >