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Old October 19th, 2010, 11:36 AM
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Default Sequential Numbering and Record Repeat

I'm trying to create some name badges for an event. There will be 200 tables with 10 seats at each. Each badge will be labeled with the table number so there will be 10 #1's and so on. I was trying to use sequential numbering and then set up a call back rule for the record repeat. I did a test by composing a file with inputs 1-10 and ended up getting 100 individually numbered records. Can anyone help me with what I'm missing? I'm new to scripting and rules.
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Old October 19th, 2010, 01:57 PM
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Default Re: Sequential Numbering and Record Repeat

Originally Posted by rriker View Post
I'm trying to create some name badges for an event. There will be 200 tables with 10 seats at each. Each badge will be labeled with the table number so there will be 10 #1's and so on.
So, you want 2,000 badges total, right?
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Can anyone help me with what I'm missing?
What exactly have you tried so far? Can you post the actual rule? Or the job itself?

Do the badges contain actual names, or just the table numbers?

If it's just the numbers, you should be able to simply do this in OnRecordStart:
FusionPro.Composition.repeatRecordCount = 10;
Then, in a text frame, insert the "$inputrecordnumber" variable, and compose records 1 through 200.
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