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How to get master pages to update/restore? (Publisher)

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I'm using publisher 1.7.3 on windows.

I was having issues with a white background showing on my page numbers so on some pages I removed the original master test by deleting the text from the master page layer in the master page folder, then realized I can change the master page to delete the white background in the text by doing a factory reset. I couldn't figure out how else to remove the background color on my text.

Is there a way to refresh the page so that the master page will reload and fix the pages I tried to adjust or are master pages handled more like instances and each one comes from a parent but can be changed individually? It would be nice if I could reset the pages that use master pages to the original master page from which they came as they are cleared still linked but I don't see where the option to restore them is.

I included what my original master page looked like and an example of a page using a master page where I deleted the master page content. If I could click a button to restore to the original master page that would be very helpful.

 

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My solution, for now, was just to redo the page and copy another page with the original master page working and move all the content over to a new page so I could have my page numbers working again.

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Is the picture covering the page number? Meaning is the picture layer above the Page Number layer. Just move the picture below the Master Page.


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