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Old September 9th, 2021, 08:38 AM
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Default Repeat Records

So I have a multipage PDF and I want to compose each in a 6-up imposition and repeat that 5 time for each page consecutively. I don't have a data source.
I am using a OnRecordStart rule of

FusionPro.Composition.repeatRecordCount = 5;
This does the repeating, but it does all pages and then repeats the whole set 4 more times.

I am trying to get 1,1,1,1,1,2,2,2,2,2,etc

But I am getting 1,2,3,4,5,1,2,3,4,5.

Is there a way to accomplish what I am trying.
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Old September 13th, 2021, 11:56 AM
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Default Re: Repeat Records

The repeat record system is set up to repeat the entire multi-page record, not to repeat each page separately or collate the pages. But it is possible to get the output you want. Here's one way:
var numPagesInTemplate = 5; // <- set this to the number of Body pages in the job
var numRepeats = 5; // <- set this to the number of times you want to repeat each page

FusionPro.Composition.repeatRecordCount = numRepeats * numPagesInTemplate;

var pageToUse = Math.floor((FusionPro.Composition.repeatRecordNumber - 1) / numPagesInTemplate) + 1;

for (var i = 1; i <= numPagesInTemplate; i++)
    FusionPro.Composition.SetBodyPageUsage(i, pageToUse == i);
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