Hi, Rick.

Unfortunately, I am on a tight budget right now, and it is simpler for
me to not worry about this problem - I will have to settle for a
less-than-perfect PDF for this document. FWIW, I have not even sprung
for an upgrade of FrameScript ... even though I was able to upgrade to
FM 8 (cannot use version 4.X with it). Oh, well. Much though I would
prefer to take you up on your offer!

Like you said, the consensus response seems to be that this is a
limitation within FrameMaker ... sigh!

Thanks anyway,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Quatro [mailto:frameexpert at truevine.net]
> Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:12 PM
> To: Syed Zaeem Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net);
framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: I seem to have found an interesting bug/limitation with
Tables thatstretch across
> multiple pages
> Hi Z,
> I would say this is more of a limitation than a bug. While the text
> in each header row, the marker and its hyperlink behavior only occur
in the
> header rows on the first page (or column) of the table. The only
> would be to put a text frame with a hypertext link on top of each
> header row on the subsequent pages. This would only be practical with
> FrameScript or an API client. If you really need this functionality
and are
> open for a FrameScript solution, send me a small sample offlist and I
> give you a quote. Thanks.
> Rick Quatro
> Carmen Publishing
> 585-659-8267
> www.frameexpert.com
> > Hi, all.
> >
> > I am seeing a bug, or certainly a limitation that is very
> > Can someone tell me if my assumptions/observations are incorrect
> > please!
> >
> > This is with FrameMaker 8.0 with the p273 (latest) patches.
> >
> > 1.  In one of my documents, I have a table with many rows that
> > across multiple pages.
> >
> > 2.  The top header row is set to "repeat" (i.e., show) at the top of
> > table on all subsequent page, so the columns all have a "row header"
> > all subsequent pages.
> >
> > 3.  As an aside, I also use the automatic feature to add the
> > "(Continued)" at the end of the table title (which is also repeated
> > the top, of course).
> >
> > 4.  The very first page header row has hypertext on the individual
> > in each column (that do a "gotolink ..." to the explanation and
> > definition of the word). Clearly, I cannot add this hypertext on the
> > subsequent table pages, since "header row" on the subsequent pages
> > not selectable in any way.
> >
> > Now, here is the sumptom I am observing:
> >
> > 1.  After I output the book as a PDF, the hypertext on the first
> > header row of the table in the PDF output works perfectly!
> >
> > 2.  It shows up as a clickable "link" (the mouse pointer changes
from an
> > arrow to a finger) and clicking on the word indeed takes me to the
> > part of the document.
> >
> > 3.  But, in the header rows on subsequent pages in the PDF, that
> > word is (a) not clickable - the mouse pointer does not change - and
> > clicking it has no effect, obviously!
> >
> > To me, this is a bug!
> >
> > But, I want to ask if I am doing something incorrect here!
> >
> > Or, is there a workaround to this problem?
> >
> > Z

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