Dan, if you're on FM12, try the Save as RTF feature - it is hugely improved
over previous versions.

On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Harding, Dan <dhard...@illinois.edu> wrote:

> I am taking a stab at trying to get reasonable RTF/Word output from Frame
> (yeah, I know...) via MIF2Go. Being an absolute newbie to MIF2Go and
> finding the 1100+ page user manual as clear as mud (it seems to be written
> for people who already know how to use MIF2Go, not for the uninitiated),
> I'm seeing some behavior that appears to be incorrect, but I'm not certain.
>
> Environment: FrameMaker 12 (TCS5), Windows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit.
>
> I have done all the initial setup and can get RTF output from MIF2Go using
> the default settings. The problem comes when I try to customize things:
>
> When I select "Set Up Mif2Go Export" from the File menu, some of the
> interface options in the resulting window are disabled. For example the
> button next to Path which presumably would allow me to browse to another
> folder does nothing when clicked, nor do the Configure, Add, or Modify
> buttons.
>
> When setting up the project, if I choose either Word or Frame template,
> the browse buttons do not work and I cannot alter the filenames in the text
> boxes.
>
> What gives? Is this by design and everything must be done via .ini file
> editing (in which case why bother having a UI component?) or is there some
> incompatibility with FM12/TCS5 on my system?
>
> I find the various cascading .ini files in a myriad of different locations
> to be confusing. Also, once I have gotten to the configuration screen for
> Word template and export options vs. Frame Template and set it once, I can
> never find that screen again to adjust settings. Is that related to the
> interface weirdness, i.e., should the "Modify" button or one of the others
> bring me back to that screen?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> -Dan
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