Working with Varying Headers and Footers

The power of varying headers and footers to work their magic within FrameMaker documents can be a source of lasting amazement.

Varying headers and footers do just what the name indicates. They vary, or change, from page to page in your document, based on page content. In FrameMaker, they are also known as Running H/F variables. When they are inserted into a master page, they appear to have no fixed value and are displayed according to their name. When viewed from body pages, they assume a value based on content in your document that is tagged with particular paragraph tags.

Here’s a simple example: Say that your document must have a chapter title and you want to display that chapter title on each page ...

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