New Page > New Odd Page kills Span Columns

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Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021

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I have a style called H1-new-page. That is, Heading 1, and specifically to start on the next new page. (Occasionally I want to use H1 without the new-page, so I have a separate H1 style for that.)

I have it set to span columns. Works fine every time, and looks like this:

H1-new-page.jpg

After some reflection, I decided that there are both graphic design and efficiency issues (in particular, not having to deal with graphics that extend into the margin away from the spine suddenly extending into the margin towards the spine) to make a duplicate of this style, called H1-new-odd-page. Unsurprisingly, it is exactly the same as H1-new-page except that, instead of starting on a new page, it starts on the next new odd page. But this is what happens:

H1-new-odd-page.jpg

Yes, it now starts on the next odd page. Perhaps because of the word "odd" it shows odd behavior: the heading, which still says to span all columns in the paragraph style (or if I switch it to span 2 columns) instead spans no columns.

If changing from H1-new-page to H1 new-odd-page moves the text from an even page to an odd page, it doesn't span columns.

If changing from H1-new-page to H1 new-odd-page does not move the text from an even page to an odd page, it still spans columns.

Is this a bug or just a feature I just don't understand?

 

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 26, 2021 Feb 26, 2021

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Hello

Can you control the following paragraph format setting:

 

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I suspect you have set "on next odd page". However, you need to set the following;

Paragraph Format Options > Break Options > Paragraph Start > On Next Page.

 

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Feb 26, 2021 Feb 26, 2021

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https://we.tl/t-Wgnxvamvpk

File: heading.indd

Size: 1’019’904 Byte

 

Here you can have my file – my settings are working

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Feb 26, 2021 Feb 26, 2021

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Thank you Noel, I specifically wanted to change from On Next Page to On Next Odd Page, so switching back to On Next Page won't do what I want.

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