[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 128041] conditional text in header/footer fields turned static

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[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 128041] conditional text in header/footer fields turned static


V Stuart Foote <[hidden email]> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from V Stuart Foote <[hidden email]> ---
(In reply to ajlittoz from comment #0)

> I am presently facing a typographic case where the LAST page of a sequence
> must be formatted differently. This is not the last page of the document
> (which could be detected with the "Next page" field returning a null value).
> Consequently, I added "set variable" fields in the main text flow to toggle
> the state of a flag variable. I use this flag value in a footer to control
> conditional insertion, but it does not work.
> This special formatting can't be replaced by a page break to an ad-hoc page
> style, because there should be no page break in main text flow. It is really
> only a spot location, not a range, which needs to be flagged, something like
> a note, but in the footer area, not in the note area. And also, it must not
> cause conflicts with notes.

So use case seems reasonable--if a bit of a corner case.

Dynamic Conditional text in header/footer per page responding to fielded data
of that page.

Alternatively multiple header/footer objects per document.

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