That should work, Shlomo; I'd love to see the test page you work up.

Thank you!

Cheers,
Art

On 3/15/07, Shlomo Perets <shlomo2 at microtype.com> wrote:
> Art,
>
> You wrote:
>
> >I'd like to get a variable that displays the file name but loses the
> >extension....
> >Anyone have a work-around or ideas? Anything in the FDK?
>
> I don't know of a built-in way of doing this, but a limited workaround is
> available in the context of FM->PDF or FM->PS workflows: you can place the
> filename variable in a text frame, add a short PostScript code fragments
> before and after it, and tag the text frame as PS code. The PS fragments
> will remove the extension and control the formatting of the filename.
>
> If this approach is applicable, I can set up a .fm file demonstrating the
> workaround.
>
>
> Shlomo Perets
>
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