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When i do master pages, why does what i do go on all the pages even when i dont select all?

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I select master pages, draw a box on one page and then i highlight the pages i want with the master, when i right click and press "apply master to pages" i select the same pages. but then it still applies the master to ALL pages. Why?

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Correct answer by Barb Binder | Adobe Community Professional

When you create a new document, the A-Master is automatically applied to all body pages in the document. Anything you add to the A-Master will immediately appear on all of the body pages assigned A-Master. Look at your Pages panel. The little As in the top outside corners indicate that the A-Master is applied. 

 

If you want a different look for some of the pages, add a B-Master. Add the box and then assign B to the specific body pages that need the box. 

 

~Barb 

 

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When i do master pages, why does what i do go on all the pages even when i dont select all?

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I select master pages, draw a box on one page and then i highlight the pages i want with the master, when i right click and press "apply master to pages" i select the same pages. but then it still applies the master to ALL pages. Why?

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Correct answer by Barb Binder | Adobe Community Professional

When you create a new document, the A-Master is automatically applied to all body pages in the document. Anything you add to the A-Master will immediately appear on all of the body pages assigned A-Master. Look at your Pages panel. The little As in the top outside corners indicate that the A-Master is applied. 

 

If you want a different look for some of the pages, add a B-Master. Add the box and then assign B to the specific body pages that need the box. 

 

~Barb 

 

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When you create a new document, the A-Master is automatically applied to all body pages in the document. Anything you add to the A-Master will immediately appear on all of the body pages assigned A-Master. Look at your Pages panel. The little As in the top outside corners indicate that the A-Master is applied. 

 

If you want a different look for some of the pages, add a B-Master. Add the box and then assign B to the specific body pages that need the box. 

 

~Barb 

 

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Thank you very much. I really appreciate you taking your time to answer me.
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Hi Rivkah:

 

We are always happy to help.

 

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