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Different header on every page (word)

by cary porter / May 10, 2006 3:04 AM PDT

Hello,

I want to have a different header on every page. Is there any other way of doing this than manually adding a section break on every page?

Thanks

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Conditional formatting the header and footer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 10, 2006 3:43 AM PDT
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More Information
by entrecon / May 10, 2006 4:05 AM PDT

Can you provide more information on what you are trying to do? What type of information are you changing on the top of each page?

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Reply to: More Information
by cary porter / May 10, 2006 4:35 PM PDT
In reply to: More Information

Every page should have on the header the revision number and the last time it was modified.

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Can't be done, I'm afraid.
by Kees Bakker / May 11, 2006 5:53 AM PDT

As entrecon explained below, it's not pages that are revised with a certain revision number and on a certain date, but a document.

Try: use the main document + subdocument construction. Each subdocument can have its own revision data in its header, and still the document can be printed as a whole, with each page having its own header.

Somehow, this looks more like a database than a document. Why not use a real database (like MS Access) with each record containing all the data (including revision number and datetime) for one printed page. Such can be filled automatically.

Kees

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Reply to: Conditional formatting the header and footer.
by cary porter / May 10, 2006 4:36 PM PDT

thank you for the link

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Conditional formatting the header and footer.
by cary porter / May 10, 2006 5:26 PM PDT

I have read the page and what comes in my mind is:
On page 4:
{If {PAGE}=''4'' ''My header 4''}

On page 5:
{If {PAGE}=''5'' ''My header 5''}
etc

What I was looking for was something that would do this automatically because I have 5 documents with about 145 pages in total.

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Page numbering is already supported.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 10, 2006 10:17 PM PDT

There are also variables for modified and more.

No offense, how long have you been using word? A stock new document on a fresh install will have page numbering (and each header/footer will be unique.) All you need to do is add your time modified value and change it from Page 7 of 9 to My header 7. Hint, it will not read My header 7 but My header then that variable that pops in the page number.

Bob

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Exactly
by entrecon / May 11, 2006 1:11 AM PDT

I agree with Bob.

I am not exactly sure what is trying to be accomplished here. Do you want to know when each page was revised? That is impossible since text moves between pages as you make changes.

Either you ar trying to make this harder than it is or we are missing something. Can you tell us more what this document is and exactly you want in the header?

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On Numbering...
by entrecon / May 11, 2006 1:12 AM PDT
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