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Subject: Re: too many white pages
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:19:10 -0500
Re:  too many white pages
At 2011-12-16 01:35 +0100, Geert Bormans wrote:
I have parts in my document

each part generates 2 page-sequences
- one for the toc of the part (always 1 page, one left blank after that)
- one for the actual part content

Now I want each toc to start on an odd page (I force the pagenumber to be 1for each)
And I want the part to start on page three

settings for the page sequence of the toc
force-page-count = even
initial-page-number = 1

settings for the page sequence of the part content
force-page-count = even

Rather than that, I typically use: initial-page-number="auto-odd"

But it should produce the same result. If you do use that then you don't need the force-page-count="even" on the first sequence.

All is fine when the page count odd for the part content (I get one blank page at the end as expected)
If the page count is even, I get two blank pages.

That sounds like a bug. There should never be two blank pages generated at the end of a page sequence based on the length of the page sequence. Which processor are you using?

I would like to see no empty pages

No kidding!

Is this expected behaviour?


(and what to do to prevent this?)

Use another processor?

Would it be a marker issue? I have markers in the FO for use with the headers/footers
Would markers naturaly float to the next page?

Markers are only supposed to show up on pages triggered by content or by page count, without any concept of "floating" to the next page.

I hope this helps, Geert (though I recognize it doesn't explain what is wrong in your environment).

. . . . . . . . . . Ken

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