Just a few questions ...
Do you have master pages for each of the thumbtab positions or just a single
Are the styles of each chapter heading unique?
Are the Master Page Maps configured in the Reference Pages?
Are you working with structured FrameMaker?
Have you used any FrameMaker plugins in the past that may no longer be



On 25/6/07 09:21, "Radha Padmanabhan" <radha_padma at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi Helping Hands,
>   Ok. now I have to ask.
>   I have a huge FM7.0 (Windows XP) manual with 5 guides. Every guide has
> Thumtabs for each chapter out of which only one guide's thumbtabs are working
> properly. I have tried  to figure out the mess, for so long. After a long long
> search I could unfold the treasure-secret of markers Header/Footer $1 and
> Header/Footer $2. Ok.
>   Now the problem is this. Each thumbtab is an image of a globe in which
> appear the chapter number. The marker contains only the chapter number but I
> am not at all able to figure out how the globe is moving up and down as the
> chapter number progresses.
>   Some points that I could figure out:
> * Each chapter start has $header_footer1 set to the chapter no. (hard coded)
> * the thumbtab image in the master pages remain in the same position for every
> chapter
> (Still the tabs move when seen in body pages )
> * the thumbtab image also holds a place (text frame?) for Runnung H/F4.
>   Do I have to provide any more details?
>   Please help.
>   Thanks
> Radha
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