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<title>Page Templates - Using the Page Palette</title>
<title>Master Pages - Using the Page Palette</title>
<h3>Page Templates - Using the Page Palette</h3>
<h3>Master Pages - Using the Page Palette</h3>
 
<p>Page templates are the means to add content to pages which have repeating content like page numbers, chapter names, section heads and the like. Users of other page layout applications might be familiar with the concept of <em>master pages</em> or static page backgrounds. Fundamental to understanding how they work is they are not editable from the normal page canvas. All items except page numbers are static background items.</p>
<p>Master Pages are the means to add content to pages which have repeating content like page numbers, chapter names, section heads and the like. Users of other page layout applications might be familiar with the concept of <em>master pages</em> or static page backgrounds. Fundamental to understanding how they work is they are not editable from the normal page canvas. All items except page numbers are static background items.</p>
 
<p>Thoughtful creation of page templates and styles combine can vastly simplify and speed up laying out documents - the more complex, the more they are essential. The first and probably most common use is adding the ability to automatically add page numbers. Let's start there:</p>
<p>Thoughtful creation of master pages and styles combine can vastly simplify and speed up laying out documents - the more complex, the more they are essential. The first and probably most common use is adding the ability to automatically add page numbers. Let's start there:</p>
 
<h4>Adding Automatic Page Numbers</h4>
<p>It is actually is quite simple. Go to <strong>Edit > Templates</strong>, then create a text frame where you want the page number to appear. Then, in edit mode, enter Alt+#. (US Keyboard users, are recommended to re-map this key to F7 for example.) Save the template and return to the main document.</p>
<p>It is actually is quite simple. Go to <strong>Edit > Master Pages</strong>, then create a text frame where you want the page number to appear. Then, in edit mode, enter Alt+#. (US Keyboard users, are recommended to re-map this key to F7 for example.) Save the template and return to the main document.</p>
 
<h4>Page Palette</h4>
 
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<p>You can do the following within the Page Palette:</p><ul>
<li>Insert a page by dragging a template from the Template area to the Page area. When the area shows a horizontal bar, release the left mouse button.</li>
<li>Apply a template by dragging a template and dropping on the selected page.</li>
<li>Insert a page by dragging a master page from the master page area to the page layout area. When the area shows a horizontal bar, release the left mouse button.</li>
<li>Apply a master page by dragging a template and dropping on the selected page.</li>
<li>Delete a page or template by dragging them to the trash bin.</li>
<li>Move pages by dragging and dropping them in between pages. When the horizontal bar appears release the left mouse button.</li>
<li>Navigate by left clicking on the page will move the canvas to that page.</li>
<li>You can switch thumbnails in the template area by right clicking in the template area and un-checking Show Thumbnails.</li>
<li>Double clicking a template page switches you into edit template mode for the selected template.</ul></li>
<li>Double clicking a master page switches you into edit master page mode for the selected master page.</ul></li>