Hi Jeremy

Thank you for your help, but I'm afraid I cannot use MIF2Go for this job.
This is what I read in the MIF2Go Help:

"If your document contains many images that were imported into FrameMaker by
copying instead of by reference, and these embedded images have not been
embellished in FrameMaker with callouts or other added features, you might
want to consider replacing them with referenced graphics."

Well, the images have been "embellished" (I like the word) with callouts...
in Word ;-( And it's even worse, because the images have also been cropped
in Word and the pictures have been taken at a ridiculously high resolution
for their purpose: 10 x 15 inches @ 300 dpi, where their actual size in the
FM document should be 2.5 x 1.5 inches and 150 dpi should be more than
enough for PDF and laser print output.



On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 1:35 AM, Jeremy H. Griffith <jeremy at omsys.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Apr 2009 18:25:00 +0200, Yves Barbion <yves.barbion at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >I've got a HUGE FrameMaker-file (880 MB!) which I converted from Word. Of
> >course, all images are "copied into document", which is the reason why
> it's
> >so big.
> >
> >Does anyone have a Framescript he/she wishes to share which removes all
> >images from the frames, but which also leaves the AFrames intact?
> Hi Yves!  You already have a tool that does this, Mif2Go.  ;-)
> Set it to export all graphics, per User's Guide par. 2.5.3,
> "Replacing embedded graphics with referenced graphics".
> Then go through the doc in Frame; as you come to each
> graphic, select it (the image, *not* the anchored frame),
> identify the appropriate exported image (which is in the
> original format it had when imported), and File > Import.
> You won't have to fix your scaling or anything else.
> BTW, for others with this issue, it also works fine
> in the demo version; you don't need to buy a copy of
> Mif2Go to use it for this purpose.
> HTH!
> -- Jeremy H. Griffith, at Omni Systems Inc.
>  <jeremy at omsys.com>  http://www.omsys.com/

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