Mixing page breaks and section breaks? Can I?
I'm working on a book that will need front matter, then chapters. I'm in Word 2016 Mac standalone vs. renting monthly (a bit of a challenge since apparently no one in the world works on a Mac - let alone hasn't been sucked into Microsoft's rental plan - so all videos, support, forums, etc require a bit of extra effort ) ... I understand using section breaks for odd/even, and having the title of the book on even side, and chapter title on the odd side. I understand linking/not linking. However, do I create the front matter and add a hard page break on the final page of the front matter? Do I use section breaks (page) for the entire front matter section up to the last page? And I want each Chapter to start on an odd page. Do I just use section breaks (page) throughout and classify "odd/even" whenever I need a blank page to force the new chapter to start on an odd page? Or, does the section break (odd) make that happen? I've read conflicting information in Lulu help that states "use section breaks sparingly," then "use section breaks for all even/odd," then don't use page breaks ... so, how do you use them sparingly if you have 12 chapters and each chapter needs to start on an odd page? I have images I have to put into the book as well and haven't proceeded because I'm trying to figure this one piece out first. I've had nightmare situations in the past with front matter, breaks, mysterious blank pages showing on in the pdf and would like to not have that happen again. (I can dream, can't I?) :-)
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