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Multi card ballots with common backs (RE: Gems -

> From: Jeff Hintz [mailto:jhglobal@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 1999 11:00 AM
> Subject: Gems -
> When I try to drag headers to the back side of a 18 inch ballot with
> nothing on it and then save it, it does not keep the changes, it is still
> blank on the back.  When I do this for a 11 or 14 inch ballot, it works
> fine.  I need to put the instructions for a 18 inch ballot on the
> back, and
> keep all the races on the front.

This has been fixed and will be in 1.14.7.  The problem happens when you
have multi-card ballots that share a common back.  Single card ballots and
multi-card ballots that do not share plates are unaffected.

I must confess that multi-card ballots that share common plates is still a
little flaky.  A proper fix is going to take considerable work however.  You
can always avoid trouble if you operate on the common back using the card
editor instead of the ballot editor, so make that the Standard Operating
Procedure for now.  Specifically, the header in Jeff's example won't
mysteriously disappear if you drop on the back of the card in the card

If anyone gets a paying account that uses multiple ballots with common
plates in the future, give us a little heads up and we'll do a more complete