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KevinR
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Textbox template

Post by KevinR » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:11 pm

Hello

I like the new Mellel 4 so far. I have a question.

I want to generate pages in the Cornell note-taking format. For this, textboxes work great! A narrow box on the left, a wide box on the right, and a box spanning the page at the bottom.

But, I want every page to be like this, in multipage documents. How can I set up a template that generates infinite pages in a document, as needed? And is there any chance that textboxes will ever run-over automatically onto the next page? That would be wonderful!

(PS, I thought Tables might work for this, but I couldn't figure out how to set up the Tables in the needed way.)

Thanks for any advice
Kevin

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Re: Textbox template

Post by Icelander » Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:01 am

KevinR wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:11 pm
I want to generate pages in the Cornell note-taking format. […] How can I set up a template that generates infinite pages in a document, as needed? […] I thought Tables might work for this, but I couldn't figure out how to set up the Tables in the needed way.)

Hello Kevin,

Here is a template I made for you:
http://www.mediafire.com/file/m8f06f5hh ... meltem.zip

Create a table with 2 columns and 3 rows. Insert two empty lines after the table. Write "Summary:", hit return and create another table with 1 row and 1 column.
You use the Tab key to move inside the first table and *automatically* create new rows when you need them. This will give you infinite number of pages, and the summary will always be put at the end.

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Re: Textbox template

Post by KevinR » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:08 pm

How incredibly kind! Thanks very much!

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Re: Textbox template

Post by Icelander » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:06 pm

KevinR wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:08 pm
How incredibly kind! Thanks very much!
You are most welcome.

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