Some people use MIF to make changes to documents using a plain text editor
or a scripting language.

Chris

On 5/30/06, Morgan Morrissette <MMorrissette at nxtphase.com> wrote:
>
> I've found that with a book, I can use MIF Save and save the entire book
> rather than having to save one chapter at a time.  For me it has been a time
> (and grey hair) saver
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Posada [mailto:jposada01 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: May 30, 2006 10:03 AM
> To: McKinney, Doug; 'framers at lists.frameusers.com'
> Subject: Re: MIF question
> Importance: High
>
>
> MIF is to FM as RTF is to DOC. It is a plain text version of a binary
> FM file.
>
> Take an FM document and save as MIF, then open in a text editor such
> as Wordpad, Crimson, Text, or something other than FM. You'll see
> what it looks like.
>
> > I've been a technical writer for about seven years and have
> > followed this list off and on during that time. I've seen
> > references to MIF files but I have no understanding as to their
> > purpose or use. If someone would care to
> > enlighten me, who knows, maybe I've been missing out on a very
> > useful tool or resource.
>
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer
>
> "So long and thanks for all the fish."
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