That's what I do...Kelly.

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[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Shmuel
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Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 8:51 AM
To: Fred Ridder; Framers
Subject: Re: Replace a para tag throughout book?

Good point Fred.

But you could take a dummy file which only has the new par tag (and no 
other par tags) and import the par tags from that file to all the files 
in the book. Then do the search and replace.

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Regards,
Shmuel Wolfson
Technical Writer
052-763-7133

Fred Ridder wrote:
> Responding to Diane Gaskill's question about a method of 
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> propagating a new paragraph format across a book, Art 
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> Campbell wrote:
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>> Yup. Just set "book" to the apply range and you should be all set.
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>> Remember that it won't remove the old tag, but the new one should be
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>>> Can this method be used to globally rename a tag across a set of
book files?
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>>>> Or, create one of your Callout_Large paras, then Copy Special 
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>>>> Paragraph Format.
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>>>> In the Find dialog box, specify the book range, search for
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>>>> Callout_Regular, and replace by pasting.
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> Note that while this technique does paste the new tag name and
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> its format properties into each file where it makes a replacement,
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> it does *not* add it to the Paragraph Catalog, so that it will show
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> up as an override (asterisked) in all files except the one where you
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> originally applied it. And also note that it will not add the new 
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> tag name and formatting at all to any file where the old tag was 
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> not actually applied to a paragraph in the document, so the new
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> tag may or may not be ubiquitous after using this technique. 
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> So while this approach may be a quick and dirty alternative to using
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> a script or a plug-in to do the tag renaming/replacement, you may
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> ultimately find it to be a little too far on the dirty side and not as

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> quick as it first seems.
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> -Fred Ridder
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