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Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGES}



 
 
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Old July 19th 06, 09:27 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
BARRY
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGES}

When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
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Old July 19th 06, 03:41 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Suzanne S. Barnhill
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGES}

It could be argued that there ought to be an option not to count page 0 as a
page in any case. In this specific situation, however, you can use
SECTIONPAGES instead of NUMPAGES since the letter and envelope are separate
sections.

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"Barry" wrote in message
...
When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the

footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages.

Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
Barry

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Old July 19th 06, 04:23 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Cindy M -WordMVP-
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGES}

Hi =?Utf-8?B?QmFycnk=?=,

When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}

1. Set up separate headers and footers for the document. Make sure "Same as
Previous is turned off". Define a header/footer for the document pages, but
not for the envelope section.

2. In order to get only the pages in the document section, use the file
SECTIONPAGES.

Cindy Meister
INTER-Solutions, Switzerland
http://homepage.swissonline.ch/cindymeister (last update Jun 17 2005)
http://www.word.mvps.org

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Old July 19th 06, 04:29 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
BARRY
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGE

I appreciate that.... And it will work, as you allude, as long as there are
not any additional sections besides the envelope and main document. I think
your idea of an option to exclude the envelope is a good one. Thanks.
--
Barry


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

It could be argued that there ought to be an option not to count page 0 as a
page in any case. In this specific situation, however, you can use
SECTIONPAGES instead of NUMPAGES since the letter and envelope are separate
sections.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so
all may benefit.

"Barry" wrote in message
...
When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the

footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages.

Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
Barry

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Old July 19th 06, 04:40 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
BARRY
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGE

Thank you. Your suggestion will work fine as long as there is not more than
1 other section besides the envelope......however, this is frequently not the
case and many documents have more than 1 section besides the envelope. I
think the suggestion to make an option to exclude an envelope from page count
would seem to cover all situations. Thanks again.
--
Barry


"Cindy M -WordMVP-" wrote:

Hi =?Utf-8?B?QmFycnk=?=,

When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}

1. Set up separate headers and footers for the document. Make sure "Same as
Previous is turned off". Define a header/footer for the document pages, but
not for the envelope section.

2. In order to get only the pages in the document section, use the file
SECTIONPAGES.

Cindy Meister
INTER-Solutions, Switzerland
http://homepage.swissonline.ch/cindymeister (last update Jun 17 2005)
http://www.word.mvps.org

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Old July 19th 06, 05:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Greg Maxey
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGES}

In this case you can use:

{IF {Page} = "0""""Page {Page} out of {=({Numpages}-1)}"

Barry wrote:
When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
Barry

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Old July 19th 06, 05:51 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
BARRY
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGE

That certainly works. And thanks for reminding me that conditionals can be
done.
--
Barry


"Greg Maxey" wrote:

In this case you can use:

{IF {Page} = "0""""Page {Page} out of {=({Numpages}-1)}"

Barry wrote:
When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
Barry

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Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
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Old July 19th 06, 06:10 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Greg Maxey
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Default Attached Envelope should not be counted as a page for {NUMPAGE

Glad I could help. For a really interesting feat using conditionals
(figured out by Peter Jamieson) see the topic "Advanced Conditional
Headers and Footers at:

http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Conditiona...rs_Footers.htm

Barry wrote:
That certainly works. And thanks for reminding me that conditionals can be
done.
--
Barry


"Greg Maxey" wrote:

In this case you can use:

{IF {Page} = "0""""Page {Page} out of {=({Numpages}-1)}"

Barry wrote:
When an envelope is added to a document it is counted as a page as far as
{NUMPAGE} is concerned. So if there is an envelope and 2 pages, the footer
says "Page 0 out of 3, PAGE 1 OUT OF 3 AND Page 2 out of 3. Not good for
legal documents that need to tell the total number of real pages. Suggest
that the envelope not be counted as a page by {NUMPAGE}
--
Barry

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suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
click "I Agree" in the message pane.

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