Hi, Steve:

Have you looked into:

* Text insets for the two-column pieces - number streams increment
* Two-column layout everywhere, with across-all column paragraph formats for
one-column layout

HTH


Regards,

Peter
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On 9/12/07, Steve Rickaby <srickaby at wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>
> Am working against the clock with a book that is undergoing last-minute
> design changes on press day, so I have to use up two question tokens
> today...
>
> I am forced to mix 1-column and 2-column layouts. I cannot use tables, as
> the existing 1-c material that must go into 2-c already contains tables.
>
> As we know from previous discussions here, the column layout is a flow
> property rather than a page property, so I must use a B flow for the 2-c
> material.
>
> My question is, is there any way of preventing numbering streams from
> restarting when the flow changes within a document? I'm a bit surprised to
> see that FrameMaker views numbering streams as local to flows rather than
> global to a document, but this is the case: if numbering is set at book
> level to restart per-document, it also seems to restart for a new flow
> within that document.
>
> The workaround is to force the numbering at para tag level, but this is
> against my principles ;-)
>
> --
> Steve
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