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page break to change style option to insert start page number

asked 2019-03-05 14:27:08 +0200

provlima gravatar image

I am having difficulty changing the 8th page of a manuscript to page one

The manuscript already is already numbered from the title page which shows up as "page 1"

I understand you must make a page break on the preceding page (7) and change the page style of page 8 to do this

How do I change the page style on page 9 (which I want to make page 1 without changing the page style of the entire manuscript.

How do I make page break on an existing manuscript in which all 230 pages are in the "default style"

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answered 2019-03-05 14:34:46 +0200

You don't need to make the newly selected page style different from previous; the only requirement (unfortunately existing; see tdf#114085) is to explicitly select page style at the page break (and let it be "default style" again).

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Thanks for your answer Where exactly to you make the page break selection At the end of the page preceding Chapter 1 or on the page where chapter 1 starts? Is it necessary to remove the previous number sequence (where p1 is currently on the title page?

provlima gravatar imageprovlima ( 2019-03-05 22:44:39 +0200 )edit

"Page break" is a property of paragraph. And it may be of two kinds: "this paragraph is the last on this page" (=page break after this paragraph), and "this paragraph is the first on a page" (=page break before this paragraph).

Use Paragraph properties, Text Flow tab, and (IMO) use page break before this paragraph.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-03-06 04:41:25 +0200 )edit
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