I need to copy a page in Live Cycle ES3 and modify it slightly so that I have two nearly identical pages.
I've tried duplicating the page (selecting the page in the Hierarchy window, then selecting "Edit > Duplicate" from the main menu.
Result is that I have what appears to be two pages in the Hierarchy window, but clicking on either returns the same page that now has duplicate content.
It appears that my actions have just created duplicate content on the same page.
I've tried adding a new page by selecting the top node in the Hierarchy window then selecting "Insert > New Page" from the main menu.
This adds a new blank page at the bottom of the hierarchy window, which seems like progress until I try to move the new page into the desired position between two existing pages, at which point the page disappears.
It should be as easy as that to duplicate a page. Sounds almost like your top element, vaco0750, has been set to positioned content ... which shouldn't happen. Can you select vaco0750, go View ... XML Source, you should see a line like <subform name="vaco0750" layout="tb"> If you don't see the layout="tb" part, try adding it back in.
Thank you Bruce. I added the layout attribute and suddenly it just worked. One minor issue that may or may not be related: As I finished my modifications and checked the form I found text was not displaying (in the hierarchy and PDF preview views) for a large number of text boxes. Found that if I double-clicked inside the text box twice, the text would suddenly appear again. I just went around double clicking all the affected text boxes and it all came back together. Weird but ultimately trivial...just documenting it in case someone else runs into it.