Oops, l should be the one feeling stupid for recommending the MIF save when the 
problem is that you can't successfully open the file. Duh!

Will "heroic open" get you past the "Missing File" dialog?



Or another approach to try is using File>Import>File to import the content of 
the reluctant file into a clean, working template file. 


-Fred Ridder


> Subject: RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 15:44:42 -0400
> From: rmelanson at spirecorp.com
> To: rmelanson at spirecorp.com; art.campbell at gmail.com; kmcdaniel at 
> pavtech.com
> CC: framers at lists.frameusers.com; FeiMin.Lorente at onsemi.com
> 
> Boy do I feel stupid :-)
> 
> I am trying to open a file to save it as a MIF file to "clean out any 
> impurities" that I am unable to open because of the impurities. I cannot get 
> by the Missing File box! HELP :-)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at 
> lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Richard Melanson
> Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 3:34 PM
> To: Art Campbell; Kelly McDaniel
> Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com; Fei Min Lorente
> Subject: RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> 
> I still have my copy of MIF2Go, I just don't know if there were any changes 
> over the years, and the menu option is not there. But I will do the Save as 
> Mif from Framemaker and see if that addresses the problem.
> Rick 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at 
> lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art Campbell
> Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 3:27 PM
> To: Kelly McDaniel
> Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com; Fei Min Lorente
> Subject: Re: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> 
> No, SaveAs MIF and the Omsys Wash As MIF menu entry do the same thing.
> Only difference is that SaveAs takes a couple manual steps and the menu is a 
> single click.
> 
> Art
> 
> Art Campbell
> art.campbell at gmail.com
> "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a 
> redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson
> No disclaimers apply.
> DoD 358
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Kelly McDaniel<kmcdaniel at pavtech.com> 
> wrote:
> > I always thought that Wash as MIF could also mean, Save an FM file as 
> > a MIF file within FM, then open it in FM. It's a habit from the 
> > previous century. Am I misinformed?...Kelly.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com
> > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Fei Min 
> > Lorente
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 1:56 PM
> > To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> > Subject: RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> >
> > Hi Rick:
> >
> > As far as I know, you have to install Mif2Go to get the "Wash via MIF"
> > option on the File menu. If you don't still have your copy, you could 
> > download the trial version and see if that feature works for you.
> >
> > Fei Min
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com
> > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Richard 
> > Melanson
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 2:45 PM
> > To: Fred Ridder; dspreadb at yahoo.com; richard.combs at polycom.com; 
> > framers at lists.frameusers.com
> > Subject: RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> >
> > I was unemployed for a while a few years ago and through the 
> > generosity of Omni Systems, I received a copy of MIF2Go. After the 
> > response below, "wash as MIF" caught my attention I Googled it. This 
> > appears to be a function of MIF2Go, I am probably stating what 
> > everyone already knows
> > :-)  Anyway, I do NOT have the "wash as MIF" option in the file menu 
> > of Frame. How do I get it?
> > Rick
> >
> > ________________________________
> >
> > From: Fred Ridder [mailto:docudoc at hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 1:32 PM
> > To: dspreadb at yahoo.com; Richard Melanson; richard.combs at polycom.com; 
> > framers at lists.frameusers.com
> > Subject: RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?
> >
> >
> > Before resorting to what Dov Isaacs calls "reinstallsheimer's 
> > disease", I'd try a quick "wash as MIF" operation on the offending 
> > file. It seems much more likely to me that something has become 
> > corrupt in the one document file that Rick is having problems with 
> > rather than FrameMaker itself having become corrupted.
> >
> > -Fred Ridder

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