I second Rick's advice but would like to add a couple of hints about the RTF export that may be of use.
First, have a *lot* of patience, particulalry if your document has many graphics. If there are a lot of graphics, the conversion runs so slowly that it is easy to think that Frame has hung or crashed. Don't believe it. Try starting the conversion just before you leave work so that you can let it run overnight. Second, in the days of FrameMaker 5.5.6 and 6.0, many users reported much better results with the Japanese RTF export filter rather than the regular RTF export filter. These reports basically dried up when FM7 was released, so the newer RTF1.6 filter may have resolved the issue. But you still might want to experiment with the three available RTF filters. Third, if this is more than a one-shot deal, you would be well advised to investigate Mif2Go, which does a really good job once you set it up. Plus it does high-quality conversion to HTML, WinHelp, HTML Help, Java Help, browser-based help, etc. >From: "Rick Quatro" <frameexpert at truevine.net> >To: "Martin Simon" <Martin.Simon at WETDesign.com>,"framers" ><framers at lists.frameusers.com> >Subject: Re: FM to Word conversion >Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 15:26:00 -0400 > >You can Save As RTF and see how that works, or use a third-party program >like Mif2Go (http://www.omsys.com). > >Rick Quatro >Carmen Publishing >585-659-8267 >www.frameexpert.com > > >Good Morning Framers List, > >Sorry, this questions seems taboo however, I am interested in converting >a FM book to an MS Word doc. The FAQ didn't say much. I converted my >book to HTML then pasted into a blank Word doc. There is a lot of >clean-up necessary. Do you have any other ideas? I do not want to >explore the why, simply the how. >Thanks a lot! > >Martin > >_______________________________________________ > > >You are currently subscribed to Framers as DocuDoc at hotmail.com. > >Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > >To unsubscribe send a blank email to >framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com >or visit >http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/docudoc%40hotmail.com > >Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit >http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. _________________________________________________________________ Messenger Caf? ? open for fun 24/7. Hot games, cool activities served daily. Visit now. http://cafemessenger.com?ocid=TXT_TAGHM_AugHMtagline