Hi Alison, I didn't receive any replies to this post (or I must have missed them), so I don't have a solution yet.
Fortunately, I don't use Excel OLE objects often in Frame (only in tables where I need the Excel formulas). My current workaround is to select the black frame in the PDF file and delete it (using Acrobat 3D 8). Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu Alison Carrico wrote: > Hi Yves: > > I am experiencing the same issue with an Excel OLE object & was > wondering whether you ever found a solution to this vexing problem. I > have a doc that has been translated from English to French & the Excel > tables were edited to insert the translated material. The original > English version of the file prints perfectly, but if I edit the Excel > objects in either language I get the black frame you described. > > I would be most grateful for any insight you can offer. > > Thanks very much! > Alison > > > > Alison Carrico > IDTP Manager > Adams Globalization > a division of Translations.com > 10435 Burnet Road > Suite 125 > Austin, TX 78758 > t +1 512.615.5119 | f +1 512.821.1888 > www.adamsglobalization.com > Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence! > > Adams Globalization (AG), a division of Translations.com (TDC) > Confidentiality Notice: > This message and all attachments from AG-TDC are intended solely for the > use of the addressees shown above. They may contain confidential and/or > proprietary trade secret information not to be disclosed to others under > applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, > you are hereby notified that the copying, use or distribution of any > information or materials transmitted in or with this message is strictly > prohibited. If you received this message by mistake, please immediately > contact me at (512) 821-1818 and destroy the original message. > Thank you. > > -----Original Message----- > From: > framers-bounces+acarrico=adamsglobalization.com at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces+acarrico=adamsglobalization.com at lists.frameusers > .com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion > Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 9:01 AM > To: Frame Users > Subject: Black frame on OLE objects in PDF > > Hi Framers, > > I include a part of a spreadsheet in FrameMaker as OLE object (copy in > Excel, paste link in FM). When I create a PDF, a black frame is placed > on top of the OLE object in my PDF file. > > Is this a known bug? > > I've tested this with FrameMaker 7.2p158 + Acrobat Distiller 6.0 and > FrameMaker 8, both with the same results. > > Any ideas? > >