In addition to never using spaces... I'm remembering that it isn't the
file name itself, but the total number of characters in the path
that's the problem. I'm thinking that the limitation was 256
characters total, but that could just be the number that's popping out
of the grey cells today....


On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Fred Ridder <docudoc at> wrote:
> Dave Stamm wrote (in part):
>> I'm not so sure it's a problem with Acrobat. I think it might be with
>> FrameMaker. Or, more-precisely, with the name of the .fm file.
>> I've encountered this problem a few times. After trying every other
>> solution, I shortened the name of the .fm file to not more than
>> _eight_letters_. Then, FrameMaker was happy and performed as otherwise
>> expected.
> I've used lots of filenames longer than eight characters, but I do recall
> encountering problems when other writers have included spaces in their
> filenames or have paths that include directories with spaces in their
> names. Windows uses a kludge to allow users to include spaces and
> it can definitely bite you in the backside when using apps that exist on
> multiple platforms. Spaces are evil.
> -FR
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