Notes on Creating Cover Pages

A Cover Page template defines the style, fields and format of a document report front cover that a user can choose to apply to any kind of document report they are generating, in which case the Cover Page styles override any styles of the same name defined in the report template or Normal.rtf file.

The simplest way to create a new Cover Page is to copy one of the system-provided files (for portrait output or for landscape output) or another custom Cover Page Contents, and edit the style definitions in the copy. However, you can create a Cover Page from scratch if you wish; this would be initially derived from the Normal.rtf file.

Access View | Resources > Document Generation > User Templates | right-click on Cover Pages | Create Document Template

View | Resources > Document Generation > System Templates > Cover Pages | right-click on <cover page name> | Copy Document Template

Package | Documentation | Document Templates:

You can also create a Cover Page within the 'Templates' tab of the 'Generate Documentation' dialog. In each of these cases, you create the new Cover Page template file through the 'New Document Template' dialog, and edit the styles in the Document Template Designer using the 'Styles, Special Text and Table of Contents' facilities.

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