Hi, John: Search for "Changing format overrides to new formats" in Help.
HTH Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices At 11:36 PM -0500 1/15/06, John Huntington wrote: >Given the high technical level of issues >discussed on this list, I feel stupid asking >this question, but I'm stuck so I'm going to ask >anyway! :-) > >I'm new to Framemaker, and I have been learning >it to create the third edition of my book. On >the second edition, the publisher did all the >production work, so I wrote the whole text >(100,000 words) as a single, large Word >document, using Word Tables, Heading markers, >etc. I've imported that original document into >Framemaker, and everything came in surprisingly >well--tables came in in tact, headings came in >etc. > >However, there is one problem--all the headings >are coming in with an asterisk in front of them >(*Heading1) which I guess means the paragraph >format is overridden, and the overridden >*Heading markers won't show up at all in the >TOC.? >When I imported the document, I selected >"Reformat Using Current Document's Formats" and >selected "While Importing, Remove Other Format >Overrides", but the overrides are still there. > >As a test, I went through and manually selected >a couple headings to remove the format >overrides, and with that everything showed up in >the TOC properly, etc. But there are hundreds >of heading markings throughout the book, and I >really don't want to change them all manually. >Is there a way to globally remove all the >overrides, while leaving the heading markings >intact? > >I searched the help file and the manual but >couldn't figure out how to do this. Thanks! > >John