Sequential Numbering on a fixed page

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Sequential Numbering on a fixed page

Postby jgagent » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:12 am

Hello forum,
I am trying to figure out how to do this. I want to create one template page that has a unique number at the top (lets say the number starts at 1). I want to be able to hit print- and chose to print 500 pages (or as many as I need). What I need to happen is that on each page it prints a new number in sequential order.

basically I want to create a 8 x 11 giant ticket that has the same unique number printed on two places on the same page- and be able to output as many tickets as I need.

I have thought about using page numbers and copy/paste the same content 500 times to create 500 pages but there must be a better way.

thanks,
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Re: Sequential Numbering on a fixed page

Postby acknak » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:33 am

Did you try a search? This question comes up about once a month.

I don't remember if there are any better solutions, but one (relatively) easy way is to make a data source with your serial numbers and then use Writer's mail merge function to generate the pages. You insert fields on the Writer page to show the serial number.
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Re: Sequential Numbering on a fixed page

Postby RoryOF » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:39 am

I don't recollect any better way than that described by acknak.
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