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Old October 13th, 2020, 09:02 AM
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Default Set Page Usage by Page Number Rather Than Name

I have a job with approximately 180 different pages in it, and I'm using FusionPro to choose the appropriate page based on my CSV file.


The problem is, the FusionPro.Composition.SetBodyPageUsage() function takes the NAME of the page, as set in the Page Usage dialog.


What I'm trying to avoid is having to manually key in names for 180 template pages.


Is there a way to set page usage in OnRecordStart by page NUMBER instead of name?


Or, optionally is there any way for me to more easily change all of the page names rather than one-by-one in the Page Usage dialog?
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Old October 13th, 2020, 10:35 AM
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Default Re: Set Page Usage by Page Number Rather Than Name

Are you really still on FusionPro version 6? That's pretty old. We're on version 11 now.

Anyway, in FusionPro VDP version 8 and later, you can indeed pass a page number instead of a name.
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Old October 14th, 2020, 11:32 AM
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Default Re: Set Page Usage by Page Number Rather Than Name

Hi Dan,


Thanks for the reply. No, I am not running version 6. I had forgotten those versions were specified on my profile page. Now it's up to date.


Good to know that a page number can be used rather than the name in SetBodyPageUsage. Neither the manual nor the help text in "Building Blocks" have been updated to reflect this change, at least in version 10.1.11.


This isn't the first instance I've run into where changes to the built in functions or objects have been made, and those changes have not been reflected in the documentation. Are you aware of any efforts to improve that? Would you recommend I submit a support ticket when I run into something like that?
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Old October 14th, 2020, 01:26 PM
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This isn't the first instance I've run into where changes to the built in functions or objects have been made, and those changes have not been reflected in the documentation. Are you aware of any efforts to improve that? Would you recommend I submit a support ticket when I run into something like that?
Sorry about that. We have been working on our release processes. Sure, please enter a support ticket.
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Complex template-building questions, as well as all installation and font questions or problems, should be directed to FusionProSupport@marcom.com. Paid consulting work may be required to fulfill your template-building needs.

This is a publicly viewable forum. Please DO NOT post fonts, or other proprietary content, to this forum. Also, please DO NOT post any "live" data with real names, addresses, or any other personal, private, or confidential data.

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