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Re: Sequential Numbering

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That is handy. Pinned so it doesn't get lost.
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Wow, faster than opening Excel & doing it locally! Thx man - Bookmarked.  :banana:
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Nice.
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We got a job in last month for Table Number Cards for a restaurant - 45 each of 1-70.  I just set up the BG on the master page in InDesign with a text box set to Page Number, then added 70 pages.  Job done.  PDF to step em up and on to the next job.  

We have a utility to add sequential numbers to a many-up sheet of eg concert tickets which works with PDFs but I have done concert tickets with the page number dodge in the past.
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Reply #5
Can also be done in Illustrator using a script that will add a sequential numbers on a step and repeat.

A different Illustrator script can do this via variable data merge and batch saving of 1 up files (which would then require imposing)

So many options, so little time to get the work out the door!

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Reply #6
If I am doing it with a data merge I just add the numbers to the excel file and merge it with everything else.

For ticket numbering I use a free app called easynumbering, very easy to use and works well for properly numbering and stacking a job.

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FusionPro does it just fine, but no longer my concern
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