I set the entry in the footers to use the <$chapnum> (or <$volnum>)
variable so that all chapters are the same and don't require manual
tweaking. Then set the value of the <$chapnum> variable to "Index" or
"Contents" or whatever, using the numbering properties tab for the
component in the book.


Art Campbell
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On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Nancy Allison <maker at verizon.net> wrote:
> Hey, folks. What is your standard for organizing your template?
> Do you have all ref pages, master pages, para tags, character tags,
> variable definitions, etc., etc., represented identically in every file
> of your template?
> It easiest  to update every file in a book with every formatting
> element, rather than try to remember that the Index file has unique
> elements, so does the TOC, the appendixes have different variable
> definitions from the chapters, etc., etc.
> The only gotcha I can think of is that sometimes I manually fiddle with
> header and footer settings for the oddball chapters (Index, TOC, List of
> Figures, etc., etc.) If I copied "Page Layouts" from my Index to all
> other files, would they all end up with "Index" manually typed into the
> footer, for example?
> What do you do?
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