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Old December 14th 04, 12:07 AM
Jenny
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Default Odd page section break

I'm updating a manual by creating sections and renumbering each section to
start with page 1. For each new section I want a title page on an odd page
(without a page number,) then I want the content to start on the next odd
page (page 1.) I originally had the page numbers 1 - 97 and odd page section
breaks to create the title page (heading 1) and then the start of the content
(Heading 2, 3, content) and it worked great. However when I changed the page
numbering to start over at 1 for each section, I lost some of the odd page
section breaks. They were still there, but they weren't printing. Most of
the title pages started on an odd page but the content then started on the
back of the title page. There was another section where the opposite
happened, the title page printed on the back of the last page of the previous
section.

I've created a temporary fix by inserting a hard page break at the end of
the previous section and after the title page but I've read multiple times to
never do this. Is there a better way to do this? I assume there's a way
using styles but I haven't worked with them very much so I'm unsure how to
start.

I'm using Word 2002.
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Old December 14th 04, 01:24 AM
Suzanne S. Barnhill
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An odd page break should be giving you a blank page, but you will not see it
till you print. It doesn't show up even in Print Preview unless you display
a two-page spread.

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"Jenny" wrote in message
news
I'm updating a manual by creating sections and renumbering each section to
start with page 1. For each new section I want a title page on an odd

page
(without a page number,) then I want the content to start on the next odd
page (page 1.) I originally had the page numbers 1 - 97 and odd page

section
breaks to create the title page (heading 1) and then the start of the

content
(Heading 2, 3, content) and it worked great. However when I changed the

page
numbering to start over at 1 for each section, I lost some of the odd page
section breaks. They were still there, but they weren't printing. Most

of
the title pages started on an odd page but the content then started on the
back of the title page. There was another section where the opposite
happened, the title page printed on the back of the last page of the

previous
section.

I've created a temporary fix by inserting a hard page break at the end of
the previous section and after the title page but I've read multiple times

to
never do this. Is there a better way to do this? I assume there's a way
using styles but I haven't worked with them very much so I'm unsure how to
start.

I'm using Word 2002.


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Old December 14th 04, 05:11 AM
Jenny
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Thanks Suzanne, however I already tried printing it and it printed as I
described below.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

An odd page break should be giving you a blank page, but you will not see it
till you print. It doesn't show up even in Print Preview unless you display
a two-page spread.

--
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.

"Jenny" wrote in message
news
I'm updating a manual by creating sections and renumbering each section to
start with page 1. For each new section I want a title page on an odd

page
(without a page number,) then I want the content to start on the next odd
page (page 1.) I originally had the page numbers 1 - 97 and odd page

section
breaks to create the title page (heading 1) and then the start of the

content
(Heading 2, 3, content) and it worked great. However when I changed the

page
numbering to start over at 1 for each section, I lost some of the odd page
section breaks. They were still there, but they weren't printing. Most

of
the title pages started on an odd page but the content then started on the
back of the title page. There was another section where the opposite
happened, the title page printed on the back of the last page of the

previous
section.

I've created a temporary fix by inserting a hard page break at the end of
the previous section and after the title page but I've read multiple times

to
never do this. Is there a better way to do this? I assume there's a way
using styles but I haven't worked with them very much so I'm unsure how to
start.

I'm using Word 2002.



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Old December 14th 04, 09:08 AM
Stefan Blom
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To make your odd page section breaks work as expected together with
restarted page numbers, you must enable at least one of the following
options in the Page Setup dialog box (to display this dialog, choose
Page Setup on the File menu):

- "Mirror margins" on the Margin tab.

- "Different odd and even" on the Layout tab.

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"Jenny" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne, however I already tried printing it and it printed

as I
described below.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

An odd page break should be giving you a blank page, but you will

not see it
till you print. It doesn't show up even in Print Preview unless

you display
a two-page spread.

--
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.

"Jenny" wrote in message
news
I'm updating a manual by creating sections and renumbering each

section to
start with page 1. For each new section I want a title page on

an odd
page
(without a page number,) then I want the content to start on the

next odd
page (page 1.) I originally had the page numbers 1 - 97 and odd

page
section
breaks to create the title page (heading 1) and then the start

of the
content
(Heading 2, 3, content) and it worked great. However when I

changed the
page
numbering to start over at 1 for each section, I lost some of

the odd page
section breaks. They were still there, but they weren't

printing. Most
of
the title pages started on an odd page but the content then

started on the
back of the title page. There was another section where the

opposite
happened, the title page printed on the back of the last page of

the
previous
section.

I've created a temporary fix by inserting a hard page break at

the end of
the previous section and after the title page but I've read

multiple times
to
never do this. Is there a better way to do this? I assume

there's a way
using styles but I haven't worked with them very much so I'm

unsure how to
start.

I'm using Word 2002.







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Old December 15th 04, 12:11 AM
Jenny
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Hi Stefan,
I selected "Different odd and even" and it worked like a charm. Thanks!

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To make your odd page section breaks work as expected together with
restarted page numbers, you must enable at least one of the following
options in the Page Setup dialog box (to display this dialog, choose
Page Setup on the File menu):

- "Mirror margins" on the Margin tab.

- "Different odd and even" on the Layout tab.

--
Stefan Blom


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Old December 15th 04, 08:05 AM
Stefan Blom
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You are welcome.

--
Stefan Blom


"Jenny" wrote in message
...
Hi Stefan,
I selected "Different odd and even" and it worked like a charm.

Thanks!

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To make your odd page section breaks work as expected together

with
restarted page numbers, you must enable at least one of the

following
options in the Page Setup dialog box (to display this dialog,

choose
Page Setup on the File menu):

- "Mirror margins" on the Margin tab.

- "Different odd and even" on the Layout tab.

--
Stefan Blom






 




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