Hi Sarah,

Yes. I noticed this em space problem also with
the running HF variables. (Already posted.)

Best regards

Winfried

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sarah O'Keefe [mailto:okeefe at scriptorium.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 2:38 PM
> To: Reng, Dr. Winfried; framers at frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: Bug: FrameMaker 8 changes dash \= in paragraph 
> numbering of
> FM 7 MIF
> 
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> We are noticing a similar problem related to autonumbering 
> even without
> the MIF conversion you describe.
> 
> For instance:
> 
> 1. Define a paragraph autonumber that includes an em space (\sm) and
> some text. (Note:\sm)
> 2. Reopen the paragraph designer and change only the autonumber text
> (change "Note" to "Tip").
> Notice that the \sm turns into something weird and renders as a ?? in
> your document.
> 
> There appears to be a problem with special characters that 
> are inserted
> with a backslash (\).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Sarah O'Keefe
> 
> Reng, Dr. Winfried wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Our translation agency uses Trados, which cannot
> > handle FM 8 files yet. Therefore I converted everything
> > to FM 7 MIF files (new option in Save As). When I got
> > the files back, I noticed that the dashes which I defined
> > in the paragraph numbering to mark the list items are
> > exchanged by: '??
> > In FM 7 in the paragraph designer I had: \t\=\t
> >   (it's a second level list).
> > In the FM 8 binary file this was changed to: \t-\t
> >   In the file the dash is displayed correctly.
> > When I open a MIF 7.0 file this was changed to: \t'??\t
> >   (paragraph designer)
> > In the FM file of this MIF 7.0 file the numbering is
> >   displayed as: square??tab
> >   (the square is here a character which FM cannot display)
> > 
> > We use Univers (non-Unicode). And that's probably the
> > reason. But still FM should not convert the dash.
> > 
> > This is no problem with MIF 8.0 files. FM 8 opened
> > also FM 7 binary files with this list numbering correctly.
> > 
> > Best regards
> > 
> > Winfried
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