Yes .. excellent idea. BTW .. if you want an easy way to make an uber 
book, check out our ComboBook plugin (it's free) ..


Pinkham, Jim wrote:
> Very cool idea, Carla. Thanks for this! 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martinek, Carla [mailto:CMartinek at] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:07 AM
> To: Pinkham, Jim; framers at
> Subject: RE: Tracing the Lineage of Text Insets
> Jim -
> You don't need to run the archive plug-in on each book.  What you can do
> is generate an LOR (List of References) file.  Showing text insets is
> one of the options you can select when you create that file.  You're
> still going to have to touch multiple files and/or books, no matter what
> you do.  
> Depending on how your file are stored, you *could* create a new book
> just for this where you copy in all of the files from all of the books
> (or folders).  Then add an LOR generated file the list.  
> On the reference page setup, use these building blocks (you can remove
> the default pagenum building block if you don't need it).
>       <$fullfilename> -- <$referencename>
>       fullfilename = name of the path and container file 
>       referencename = name of the text inset
> You will get the full path and file name of the container document, and
> then the name of the text inset.  Use a tab to divide the two building
> blocks so that you can easily convert the text in the generated list to
> a table and then sort it by the text inset name.
> Hope this helps.
> -Carla
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