That's pretty much what we do now, but it's hard to have all the books open at once when four writers are hurtling toward a deadline... And we have found that customer-users often copy a doc to email to a colleague or to use elsewhere and then the links break. It's not a stopper for now, but I'd love to find a more robust solution.
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 3:44 PM, David Artman <da...@davidartman.com> wrote: > I concur with Robert, unless you're facing other issue that you didn't > mention in your post. > > Have all the BOOK files open when you print to PDF; and esure that the > resulting PDFs are located in the same relative file structure as the BOOK > files. [If I were you, I'd put all BOOK files in one folder, for simplicity > of access, regardless of where you let choose to locate your working > FM-type and graphics files.] > > Barring that, you could do something with Named Desitnations I reckon... > but that's just a major pain: as you noted, you won't know the base > location to make aboslute/hyperlink references in the FM files. But if it's > your company's system to setup and install, it should be trivial just to > make a docs folder on it somewhere and plop all your PDFs in that (and a > shortcut to the 'master' document, perhaps, on the All Users Desktop). Done > deal. > > David > > > -------- Original Message -------- > Subject: Re: post-processing a PDF with FM markers > From: Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com> > Date: Mon, March 23, 2015 12:05 pm > To: John Sgammato <john.sgamm...@actifio.com>, > "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> > > I've defined cross-references between FrameMaker files that worked > across generated PDFs, provided the PDFs were in the same positions > relative to each other in the directory structure (e.g. all in the > same directory) as the FrameMaker books were. > > It used to be that all the files in all the books had to be open when > generating the PDFs for that to work, but it has been a few years > since I did that. > > On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 5:58 AM, John Sgammato > <john.sgamm...@actifio.com> wrote: > > > > I generate a library of PDFs that are delivered to the customer inside a > server that we sell and install for them. Some of our customers are in > secure facilities with no outside internet access, so I can't just point > them to our knowledge base. > > > > I need a way to link from one PDF to another, when they are all served > from that customer server. > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as da...@davidartman.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/david%40davidartman.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > > > _______________________________________________ > > > 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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