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what is the field code for chapter numbering

asked 2019-06-23 10:49:36 +0100

dennisn gravatar image

I want the automatic page numbering in my footer to show "Page 1 of 5" for example, where the "1" is the first page of a new chapter, and the "5" is the number of pages in this chapter. This is a screenshot of a Company's safety manual that is over 100 pages, but the "Page 1 of 5" only counts the number of pages in this chapter on Abrasive Blasting. image description The safety manual I am designing does restart the page number with every new chapter, but the "Page 1 of 169" counts the pages in the entire document. Here is a screenshot of what I am getting: image description There are only 5 pages in this chapter on Assured Equipment Grounding and this is what I need to show, "Page 1 of 5".

Can someone please help me insert the right code to get this Chapter count of pages?

Thanks

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answered 2019-06-23 13:43:38 +0100

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You can't do that directly. There is a single "page count" variable counting the physical pages total.

You need to apply a workaround. See my answer to a similar question about section numbering.

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Yes, this was a great work around that perfectly solved my problem. Thanks very much ajlittoz.

dennisn gravatar imagedennisn ( 2019-06-26 09:43:11 +0100 )edit

Then, be kind enough to accept the answer to show the question has found a solution.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2019-06-26 10:43:56 +0100 )edit
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