Thanks, Scott, but Silicon Prairie's Variable Tools did exactly what I needed.


[] on behalf of Scott Prentice 
Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: Print a list of variables?

Actually, I think a script is probably the easiest way.

Or .. you could download and install the trial of my FM2DITA plugin. One of the 
commands is "Catalog Report" which will generate a list of most styles, 
formats, and named objects (of which variable definitions are one) in the 
current document.

Most of the commands in this plugin will limit the amount of processing you can 
do with the trial, but I'm pretty sure that this command has no such 
limitations. It'll give you 30 days to do what you want .. so it might be worth 
the effort to install. Just run the installer and get a trial auth code .. 
don't bother with any of the other install instructions (unless of course you 
want to try a DITA conversion).


Scott Prentice
Leximation, Inc.<>

On 3/10/15 10:56 AM, Christenson, Pat wrote:
I have book with 30+ files. I need a list of the variables throughout the book.

It doesn’t appear that you can generate a list of variables so does anyone know 
of a way to print the variable pod? (Other than screencapping it. There are a 
few hundred variables so that would be a lot of screencaps.)

This is a one-time thing so a script would be overkill. Thanks.

Pat Christenson
Resource Coordinator
Fitzgerald Marketing and Communications<>


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