I don't have FrameMaker available now, but IIRC, there's a setting under Edit > Update that can turn off automatic checking of links when a file is opened. I can't remember if it's book-wide, document-wide, or application-wide, depending on the active context when you set it.
Regards, Peter _______________________ Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Les Smalley <l_c_smalley at yahoo.com> wrote: > Text insets and cross-references that are updated automatically (upon opening > the file),? even if no changes result, will also cause Frame to think the > file is modified.? Took me a while to figure that out, as it is very > confusing to simply open a file and have FM indicate that it's been modified. > > ? Les > > --- On Wed, 12/16/09, Stuart Rogers <srogers at phoenix-geophysics.com> wrote: > Jakob Fix wrote: > >> Richard, I should have said this in my initial message, but yes I >> checked this and found the Pagination > Start: Anywhere for the first >> paragraph (which is actually the table itself). > > The table itself, the Table Title pgf, or the pgf containing the table > anchor?? All three have their own Start settings that you should check. > >> On the second page the only thing that's visible (if text symbols is >> toggled on) is the ? sign. Another observation for which I don't have >> an explanation is that the page numbers that are displayed in the >> status bar for each book component file are followed by an asterisk, >> like this: Pages: 180-181 *? Does that mean they've been modified? > > The asterisk means the file has been modified, although you may not have > modified the content yourself.? Something as simple as changing the zoom > counts as "modification".? Also, if you generate a TOC or cross-reference > from another file, FM inserts markers thereby also modifying the files. > >> Oh, and we're not using chapters at all (at least not knowingly). The >> numbering for chapters is "as is" -- I could change this to "continue >> numbering from previous file". > > Each file that is part of a book is commonly called a "chapter", whether > you title it as such or not.? The numbering properties don't affect > pagination, so don't worry about changing that. > > HTH > > -- > Stuart Rogers