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Re: total page count problem

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 10:13:44 -0500
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At 2003-04-03 16:09 +0200, Gilhuijs, Patrick wrote:
>I have a problem with the total page count. I do use the page-number and 
>page-number-citation objects with a block at the end of a page-sequence 
>with a unique ID. If I have one page-sequence it all works oké, if I have 
>more it doesn't. It looks like the page-number-citation in the following 
>sequences have the same total page count as the first sequence, although 
>the id of the block that's used for determining the total page count is unique.
>...
>I have displayed the generated id's  in the document to ensure myself that 
>they are unique.
>Any idea's?

The *very* common mistake I have made (and continue to make!!) is to say:

    id="generate-id(...)"

instead of:

    id="{generate-id(...)}"

If you have made the same mistake, then you will get the results that you 
report.  Without the attribute value templates, the ids will all look the 
same as g,e,n,e,r,....

If you have not made this mistake, and the area tree does, indeed, have 
unique addresses, then I cannot imagine what might be wrong ... I couldn't 
even explain it as a tool error, since there is no reason why the tool 
would ignore unique values.

I hope this helps.

............... Ken

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