At 10:14 -0400 13/9/07, Stuart Rogers wrote: >><Steve wrote> I am still, however, surprised that number streams reset >>at the start of a flow within the same document, although I suppose >>it makes some sort of sense. >> > >It makes a lot of sense if you suppose that the original purpose of multiple >flows in a document was to allow FM to emulate a page-layout program in >addition to its main use for book production. Articles laid out in newsletter >or magazine style constitute multiple, unrelated flows, and it would make >perfect sense to have unrelated numbering streams for them.
Yes, now that I look at it this way, you're right, it does make sense. Little else has recently: I seem to be in the Project from Hell. > When we use multiple flows in a book situation, it's more likely to be as a > work-around for some unusual situation, and it's not surprising that the > numbering restart doesn't suit; it wasn't designed for that use. > >Don't let Frame's numbering get you "steamed"; remember, you could be working >in MS Word! <extended derisive laughter> :-) There are always small mercies to be thankful for. And big ones too. -- Steve