Hi, John:

Search for "Changing format overrides to new formats" in Help.


Peter Gold
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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 
>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 
>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 
>I searched the help file and the manual but 
>couldn't figure out how to do this.   Thanks!

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