I have used Resource Hacker with Frame 6 and 8 to resize various dialog boxes, including the cross reference dialog. It's a very useful tool. And, yes, back up the fmdlg.dll before messing with it. Just in case! Let me know if you need any help with this.
Cheers Dave Stuart Rogers wrote, on 12/11/2008 8:18 a.m.: > Laurie Little wrote: > >> We have a document that is set up with the H1s as the menu path name (so as >> to facilitate auto-population of online help). >> >> Some of these paths are quite long, with the result that the targets listed >> in the cross-reference dialog are indistinguishable because many start the >> same way, and the dialog box is not resizable. >> >> We have identified a few workarounds for this, including manually creating >> distinct cross-reference markers in the text, or (less desirable for this >> project) changing the structure of the H1s. >> >> Does anyone have any other ideas? >> Thanks, >> >> > > You could use a Resource Editor like http://angusj.com/resourcehacker/ > to resize your x-ref_main dialog box to accommodate longer names. > > Make a backup of fmdlg.dll in Program Files > Adobe > Framemaker > > fminit before you mess with it though! > > HTH, > > -- /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\ Dave Reynolds Phone: (64) (3) 358 1029 Senior Technical Author Fax: (64) (3) 359 4632 Tait Electronics Ltd Email: dave.reynolds at tait.co.nz PO Box 1645 Christchurch New Zealand ======================================================================= This email, including any attachments, is only for the intended addressee. It is subject to copyright, is confidential and may be the subject of legal or other privilege, none of which is waived or lost by reason of this transmission. If the receiver is not the intended addressee, please accept our apologies, notify us by return, delete all copies and perform no other act on the email. Unfortunately, we cannot warrant that the email has not been altered or corrupted during transmission. =======================================================================