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Creating a book in FTM 2011

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Creating a book in FTM 2011

Posted: 18 Nov 2011 12:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have been having problems with making a book in FTM 2011 and just wondered if any of the problems are fixed in FTM 2012 or if anyone has any good workarounds (other than write it all in word and import the charts!!)
Specifically my problems are:

1. The page size defaults to Letter and there doesn't appear to be a way to change the default. (Fine in the US probably but in the UK we generally use A4). Each little section of the book has to be set up and saved to make it work which is a complete pain.

2. The display doesn't allow for headers and footers so you think you have a nice neat page, then when you preview it it goes over to another page. (Reminds me of Word from about twenty-five years ago!)

3. You can add a page break with Ctrl-Return but the preview treats it as a single line break - so no pagination.

I have tried writing in Word and importing and that is not better - pictures get moved around and the pagination gets completely screwed.

Any help would be appreciated.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
chris_rickaby 18 Nov 2011 7:25PM GMT 
Robert Arens 19 Nov 2011 12:25PM GMT 
chris_rickaby 19 Nov 2011 12:49PM GMT 
chris_rickaby 19 Nov 2011 1:16PM GMT 
tulrose 19 Nov 2011 2:36PM GMT 
jamclo 19 Nov 2011 2:46PM GMT 
chris_rickaby 19 Nov 2011 3:23PM GMT 
David Abernat... 19 Nov 2011 3:51PM GMT 
Robert Arens 19 Nov 2011 11:30PM GMT 
chris_rickaby 20 Nov 2011 3:03PM GMT 
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