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Hi :)
Has anyone been able to fix this yet?  I tend to prefer to spell it out and say "Page x of n." but 
i think i'm alone in doing that.  I have seen the / mark used quite frequently.  It's interesting 
to see how other countries or other professions or industries do things slightly differently.  
Doing things the 'wrong' way can cause endless problems even if they are substantially better.  
Regards from
Tom :)  

From: Jean-Francois Nifenecker <>
Sent: Sunday, 10 February 2013, 16:50
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] [Writer] Current page value?

Hi Regina,

Le 10/02/2013 17:40, Regina Henschel a écrit :

Why do you want to give the information this way? For not binded sheets
a phrase "k / n" is common, where k is the field "Page number" and n is
the field "Page count".

Yes, I also use the "k / n" thingy.

Yet, here in France, the ".../..." at the bottom of pages (eq "to be cont'd") is *very* common 
since the typewriter days and many people just demand they are there, even though we now use 
computers <sigh>. Unfortunately, I'm not in a position where I may impose anything. If I had been, 
I'd have dismissed that ".../..." thing, believe me. Thus, my wish to help my colleagues to get 
that thing automagically.

-- Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

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