[Scribus] Linked content

Michael Koren kung42o
Mon Apr 2 23:10:45 CEST 2007

Axel Bojer wrote:
> Michael Koren skrev:
>> Paul Fine-2 wrote:
>>> The newsletter has an issue number which is incremented every month.  
>>> This issue appears at the top of every left hand page, and also on the 
>>> cover page.  The instance on every lefthand page is easily handled by 
>>> putting it in the Master Page, but I want to link the frame on the cover 
>>> so that I only have to change the issue number in one place. Is there a 
>>> way to do this?
>> Hmm, linked content. That would be very useful and I think I've wanted to
>> do
>> it before too, but I don't think you can at the moment.
> Is it not just to put in on the master page. Then it should appear on 
> all the pages having this as their master page?

Yes, the issue here is just that the number is probably in a different place
on the cover than on the other pages, thus you have to update the number in
at least two master pages every month. 

> It would perhaps be 
> possible to improve this by letting all pages have more than one master 
> page each, that way you could have for instance the logo on one master 
> page and some other changing elements on others, then Sribus would just 
> merge them together?

Now that's a different idea, but that could be quite useful also....

> But for now, the pages sharing one master page have to share *alle? 
> their content, and that, perhaps is not what Michael wants?
> Best regards
> Axel Bojer


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