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Re: [libreoffice-users] Logic of headers (and footers) or my lack of it!

Thanks, Remy. I think this could be close to the solution I am looking
for, but that means I have some 20 page styles for 29 pages of
document....but...OKIs the MS-Word solution patented? If not, could it
be implemented here?

On Sat, 2020-05-30 at 14:36 -0400, Remy Gauthier wrote:
> Hi,
> The header is attached to the page style you are using. For a given
> page style, the header will be the same. I think you are looking for
> a function similat to MS-WORD where you can link consecutive headers
> and footers to have them "copied" from one section to the other, when
> pages are separated with section breaks. LO does not operate quite
> like that: LO provides page styles that contain the complete
> definition of what your page should look like, along with header and
> footer. So, for a given page style, the header will be the same when
> it is applied to a page, what ever the page is.
> So, to have the same header on pages 1-5, use Page Style 1To have a
> different header on page 6, use Page Style 2To have the same header
> on pages 7-10 as on pages 1-5, apply Page Style 1 to those pagesEtc.
> To quickly see the page style, look in the middle of the status bar
> at the bottom of the screen. You can right-click to set the page
> style for the current page (actually from the last manual page break
> to the next one). If you want to insert a page break and jump on a
> new style, then go to Insert -> Other Breaks > Manual Break and on
> the dialog, select page break and set the name of the style you want
> from the drop-down.
> To create a new style, go Style -> Manage Styles and when the thing
> opens on the right, go to page styles and create what you need (right
> click on a style and then New...)
> I hope this helps.
> Rémy.
> Le samedi 30 mai 2020 à 18:54 +0200, Harvey Nimmo a écrit :
> > My intention was to use the header function to describe each page
> > of a29 page document separately, with a couple of exceptions where
> > twopages may have the same header.
> > I thought that it would just be a simple question of telling the
> > headerof each page to copy (or not) the header of the previous
> > page. Howmistaken could I be?!!
> > No matter what I tried, I was totally unable to find the trick for
> > sucha simple feature...so that I am beginning to question my
> > sanity. ;-)The final result was that the first header was all
> > right, but all thesubsequent headers oscillated between the one for
> > page 29 and page 26.J-)
> > I'm using LO on Linux.
> > Version: ID: 40(Build:2)CPU threads: 2; OS: Linux
> > 4.12; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; Locale: en-GB (en_GB.UTF-8);
> > UI-Language: en-GBCalc: threaded
> > So what's the trick? I am sure that other users have been down
> > asimilar path.
> > GreetingsHarvey
> >
> >
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