Carol, I haven't played with this, but in pre-7 versions, the file name field could contain an asterisc, which FM interpreted by printing each chapter_file.fm to a chapter_file.pdf. Might see if it still works that way instead of typing in a file name.
Art On 10/31/06, Carol Wade <Carol.Wade at healthlanguage.com> wrote: > I have identified the problem I was having with links not working among > separate PDFs. The problem resulted from generating the PDFs from a > FrameMaker book file. I must not understand the Print dialog box option > "Save Book as... Separate File for each document." Although this does > create separate PDFs, the links all reference the filename entered in > the box "Print to File." Obviously then the links are then broken. > > > > Can anyone explain to me what I am misunderstanding or tell me how to > make this work? > > > > ________________________________ > > From: Carol Wade > Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 11:30 AM > To: 'framers at lists.frameusers.com.' > Subject: RE: Links not working in Adobe > > > > I should clarify that the crossreferences referred to in my earlier > email have nothing to do with index entries. > > > > Thanks, > > Carol > > ________________________________ > > From: Carol Wade > Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 10:26 AM > To: 'framers at lists.frameusers.com.' > Subject: Links not working in Adobe > > > > I have created separate FrameMaker documents that cross-reference each > other. At a point, the links were working in the generated PDFs (Named > Destinations and Generate Actobat Data are selected). Now, none of them > work. (I have now added crossreferences to the master pages, but don't > think this has anything to do with the problem.) > > > > It seems that I must be doing something wrong that should be obvious, > such as not selecting Named Destinations and Generate Actobat Data, but > I don't know what else to look for. > > > > I converted a document to MIF, and it appears that at least one path is > incorrect, if that is what is meat by "<XRefSrcFile > `<c\>MasterIndex.fm'>," because the absoulte path whould be > c:\CustomerDocs\NewUserDocumentation. This is also wrong for a relative > path, if "<c\>" resolves to "c:\." > > > > I'm using FrameMaker 7.0 and Acrobat Distiller 7.0.7. > > > > Thanks for any suggestions! > > > > Carol > > > > > NOTICE BY HEALTH LANGUAGE, INC. > This message, as well as any attached document, contains information from > Health Language, Inc. that is confidential. The information is intended only > for the use of the addressee named above. If you are not the intended > recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution > or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this message or > its attachments is strictly prohibited, and may be unlawful. If you have > received this message in error, please delete all electronic copies of this > message and its attachments, if any, destroy any hard copies you may have > created, without disclosing the contents, and notify the sender immediately. > Unless expressly stated otherwise, nothing contained in this message should > be construed as a digital or electronic signature, nor is it intended to > reflect an intention to make an agreement by electronic means. > _______________________________________________ -- Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358