At that point I am still trying to find the file that contains the target 
paragraph. This book has about 50 chapters, so it requires a lot of peering 
into a long list of files with similar names. 
Also handy would be a way to make the content of that specific dialog appear in 
larger type...


From: Shmuel Wolfson []
Sent: Wed 12/31/2008 11:48 AM
To: John Sgammato; Framers
Subject: Re: Fixing lots of X-refs

In Annoyance 3, do you mean select the document or select the paragraph?

I would love it if the list of paragraphs would be alphabetic. That's a
very request from Adobe.

Shmuel Wolfson
Technical Writer

John Sgammato wrote:
> I am whiling away a snowy Boston day fixing hundreds of broken x-refs.
> My process: I update the book and get the long, long list of bum links. Then 
> I click on them one at a time, working my way patiently through the list. But 
> my patience is wearing thin, and maybe it doesn't have to...
> When I click the link, the file window appears, with the link highlighted.
> I double-click the link to repair it, and see the "Cannot find source 
> file..." error message.
> I click OK and the Cross-Reference dialog opens.
> Annoyance #1: The Source Type: is always set to Cross-Ref, but I invariably 
> use Paragraph Tags so I have to switch it. I'd love a switch somewhere to set 
> it to default to Paragraph Tags.
> Annoyance #2: The paragraph list starts alphabetically. I wish it showed only 
> Paragraph Tags in the target doc that actually have X-Refs. For example, I 
> never have X-Refs to bulleted list items or to text with the CellBody style, 
> so it would be much easier if those weren't even in the list. I guess that's 
> a wish-list item for Adobe.
> Annoyance #3: After I have selected Para Tags and the specific ParaTag I am 
> X-reffing to (usually Heading 1 or 2), then I select the Document. The list 
> of document files seems essentially random. I wish I knew how they are 
> ordered, and better yet how to sort them in book order or at least 
> alphabetically.
> If anybody has insights or clues to make this less tedious, I will have a 
> very happy new year indeed.
> And if not, well a very Happy New Year to you all anyway, with thanks for all 
> your great year-round support on this list!
> John Sgammato
> Principal Technical Writer
> Imprivata, Inc
> Lexington, MA  02421
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