I suspect what's happening here is that FM won't accept the relative path because it does not exist. If you put the file in F:\Customer\project\translation\incoming\x\x\x\x it would probably preserve it.
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 9:39 AM, Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com> wrote: > "FrameMaker stores relative paths whenever possible so that it can > find an imported file even when you move both the document and the > source file—as long as you keep the files in the same relative > locations." > > http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FrameMaker/11.0/Using/WSd817046a44e105e21e63e3d11ab7f7960b-7eac.html > > On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 1:34 AM, Harro de Jong > <harro.dej...@triviewgroup.com> wrote: >> I recently ran into an issue: we received a set of FrameMaker files for >> translation. After we sent the translated files back to the customer, they >> complained that all of the image paths in their files were changed. >> >> They were using relative paths that had lots of ‘parent’ references: >> >> ..\..\..\..\..\..\Graphics\etc >> >> When I received these files, I placed them in a directory 4 levels deep: >> >> F:\Customer\project\translation\incoming\blah.fm >> >> When I opened this file Frame asked for the location of external graphics. I >> selected ‘Ignore all missing files’ and saved the file as MIF. >> >> When I inspected the MIF, the graphics paths were truncated to >> >> ..\..\..\..\Graphics\etc... _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.