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Re: [libreoffice-users] Empty spaces in master documents...


So sorry no one responded;

but maybe no one knew what you were asking -
I for one am not sure what you're asking, but will make an attempt
to answer,

what are these blanks you're seeing? - could these have been placed
there by the author for a set purpose?,
sometimes this is done to distinguish parts from another -
although other methods are usually better.

See further response intermixed below -



From: Wiebe van der Worp <w@vanderworp.org>
Date: Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Empty spaces in master documents...
To: users@global.libreoffice.org


A while ago I posted what is below and didn't see any replies. No problem
because there is no real problem, with an ugly workaround. However, I am
wondering if I am the only person struggling with master documents.



On 19-10-15 15:11, Wiebe van der Worp wrote:

Hi everyone
>
> For some manuals I use master documents with satellites in Writer.
>


[to what are you referring?]



>
> After opening such a file it always contains empty spaces and even empty
> pages. It took a while to figure out how to get rid of these layout errors.
>


[could these blanks have been intentionally placed?]



>
> What I do:
> * Open document
> * Update index
> * Update selection for every satellite (using navigator)
> * Update index again
> * Export to PDF for printing and distribution
>


is the index the document?

how many of these satellites are you using? -
are you possibly referring to those in space which allow for
messages to be sent-received?

what is the reason for using PDFs?



>
> To get an idea I've temporary placed the following screen dumps on
> http://media.vanderworp.org/.dot/.lo/ :
>
> 1_lo_after_open.png
> 2_lo_after_update_index.png
> 3_lo_after_update_selection.png
>
> This solution is highly complex and unfriendly (some of these masters
> contain a lot satellites), I consider not properly calculating the
> layout a bug.
>


huh?



>
> The documents themselves have strict style rules and only contain
> bitmaps and svg's.
>


huh?



>
> I can live with this solution but... Are there better solutions?
>
>

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