And once you have it in Frame, be sure to clean up the hidden Word characters by saving as MIF, opening, and saving that over the original FM file. It'll save you some angst later on.
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, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Combs, Richard <richard.combs at polycom.com> wrote: > Susan Curtzwiler wrote: > >> A couple of weeks ago, I successfully used "Import by copy into > document" >> from Word 2007 to FMKR 7. >> Today, all I get in the conversion box is a list of files to choose > and >> it does not include Word 2007 as a lone option, only Word for Windows >> 6.0/7.0. >> Then, I get an error message: The filter encountered an error and > could >> not complete the translation. I tried to use three different Word > docs. >> >> My coworker and I are using only Word 2007 -- so I can't figure out > why >> this issue is giving us trouble. > > I don't think you're remembering right -- FM 7 predates Word 2007 by > several years and can't open or import Word 2007 files. FM 7 handles > only Word 2003 or earlier. > > But Word 2007 can save a doc in "Word 97-2003 format." Maybe the doc you > successfully imported had been saved in that format. > > When I got Office 2007 on my new PC, IT set it up to use the older file > format by default (a.k.a., "Compatibility Mode") to avoid problems > exchanging files. Maybe you can get yours set up that way too, or use > Save As every time. > > BTW, instead of _importing_ the Word doc into your FM destination doc, > you'll probably have better results if you _open_ the Word doc, clean up > and reformat in the resulting new FM doc, and then move the clean > content to the FM destination doc. > > HTH! > Richard > > > Richard G. Combs > Senior Technical Writer > Polycom, Inc. > richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom > 303-223-5111 > ------ > rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom > 303-777-0436 > ------ > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >