The largest single enhancement in 8 was moving to Unicode support...
which would probably fix your font problems. But because we can't see
what your font problems are, it's hard to say for sure.

Why don't you download the free FM 8 eval version, apply the patches
that have been released, and test it?


Art Campbell
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On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 4:23 AM, Asztalos, Arpad
<arpad.asztalos at> wrote:
> Dear list members,
> Our company is planning to upgrade from FrameMaker 7.0 to FrameMaker 8.0. At 
> the moment we see that with FM 7.0 there are incorrect font displays in the 
> CEE languages. Now it is being solved by the SDL 2006 filter, FontMapper for 
> FrameMaker, however this is manual work and errors are very likely to happen.
> I am not expert really, what I am hearing is that FM 7.0 is non-unicode, 
> whereas FM 8.0 is unicode.
> Can you maybe confirm that in FM 8.0 these incorrect font displays do not 
> appear?
> Do you have any experience in migrating from FM 7.0 to FM 8.0, is there 
> anything special that needs to be considered?
> Thank you, regards to all,
> ?rp?d Asztalos, Medtronic, Maastricht
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