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Duplicating the layout

acpeter Hi Folks!
We use Active and it works great! What I have found is that generally, we make a book and 'tweak' everything so it's just right. Now, is there a way to easily copy all the settings so that the next book will be identical? Would save a lot of time instead of editing everything.


Posted on: 4:35 am on January 3, 2006
Storyman Are you using a program like Front Page, Dreamweaver, or GoLive? Which version?

Posted on: 7:41 am on January 3, 2006
EBookCompiler If you mean the compiler settings, then do File/New ESBN, then save as

If you mean the HTML design, what I usually do is start off by designing 1 empty page (with dummy text).  I get that design right and make a safe copy of that file

Then whenever I want to create more pages, or ebooks with that format, I just make a new copy of that file and insert my real text

Posted on: 11:59 am on January 3, 2006
acpeter Gentlemen,
Thank you for your prompt information. I am sorry that I didn't make myself clear in the first place. I was talking about dulicating the Active settings.

I use a 'set' of linked 'dummy html pages' and add the proper text and photos, etc. It just seemed that I never got all the settings exactly the same from one book to another. So using the File/New ESBN function will be a great help!

Thanks again!

(Edited by acpeter at 1:34 pm on Jan. 3, 2006)

Posted on: 1:33 pm on January 3, 2006

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