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On 2/11/23 22:33, John Kaufmann wrote:

OK, then, lets start with the simplest way (easy as 1-2-3, literally):

(1) Forget the label template.

Good. I got myself so wrapped in using the Avery stock I didn't think it through.

(2) Treat the card sheet in landscape mode (which puts the cards in portrait mode) by defining your page (either Format the Default Page Style or define a new "Index Cards" style from the Default Page Style): With either the new or Default Page Style, go to the Page tab and define it with Format=Letter, Orientation=Landscape, with margins L=1", R=1", T=1.75", B=1.75", then OK.

(3a) Now define a 3-column/1-row table (which will automatically be set to three 3"-wide columns; if not, you can make it so).
(3b) Set the table's row height (Table>Size>Row height) to 5".
(3c) Set the table's borders (Table>Properties>Borders tab) as you like. I'd suggest no lines, but you may want non-zero padding.

Now you're ready to go -- and because the page/sheet is in Landscape mode, you have all three cards on your computer screen, at maximum size for maximum convenience.



Variation on this approach: You could substitute three 3"x5" frames for the three-column table; same idea, just slightly more work.

Hope that helps,

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