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 > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as john.sgamm...@actifio.com. > > Send list messages to email@example.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/john.sgammato%40actifio.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > -- <http://www.actifio.com/> *John Sgammato, Documentation Architect* *e* john.sgamm...@actifio.com *c* 508.927.2083 *t* @actifiodocs <http://twitter.com/actifiodocs> 333 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451 <http://twitter.com/actifio> <http://www.linkedin.com/company/399246> <https://plus.google.com/102870897962348937868/posts> <http://www.youtube.com/user/actifio> <http://www.actifio.com/> *Radically simple copy data management * *.*
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