I'm embarrassed. I never even looked at the help. I've found the help in previous versions of Frame to be so useless that I've given up on using it. Guess I'll have to start looking at it again.
Thank for pointing this out. Keith Peter Gold wrote: > Hi, Keith: > > Search FM Help for last page in book, and choose the topic "Including > the total page count of a book in a header or footer," (or just search > for "total page count.") > > HTH > > Regards, > > Peter > __________________ > Peter Gold > KnowHow ProServices > > On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Keith Soltys <keith at soltys.ca> wrote: >> I've run into something that's stumped me. >> >> Our house style for our technical docs has the page numbering style Page >> x of y, where y is the total number of pages in the document. This is >> easy to do in Word. I don't like it, but I need to set up a template in >> Frame that matches the Word template we've been using. >> >> I thought it would be easy to do in Frame, as there is a >> <$LastPageCount> variable which includes the last page number of the >> document. But, in a book with multiple files I want the last page number >> of the book. And what I'm getting is not right. For example, in chapter >> 1 I get page 7 of 13, in chapter 2 I get page 18 of 26, and so on. The >> page number count is correct but the last page number is the last page >> number of the chapter file, not the book. It's only accurate for the >> last file in the book. >> >> Does anyone know if it's possible to do this type of page numbering in >> Frame and if so, how? >> >> Thanks >> Keith