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Before you start defining rules in the Ruleset Editor, you need to apply box ordering settings which determine how Xport scans your document.
This determines that Xport will scan your layout working picking up boxes for extraction, working top-to-bottom in columns, progressing from left to right.
Box Ordering is explained in greater details in the chapter ‘Working with Rulesets’. For now, it is suffice to understand that this setting ensures that text and picture boxes are extracted using the same co-ordinates The order of extraction will be determined by the top-left co-ordinate of all boxes as Atomik Xport scans the spread in columns, working from left to right.
There is one over-ride we will apply to the Box Ordering settings, which is to extract grouped boxes together: