I believe the default behavior, when searching a book, is to restart from the front of the current chapter when a search is interrupted. I assume it's part of the program's Find algorithm, but it's never bothered me enough to find out.
* If you use ixGen to open all the markers in the regular text stream, you can do a simple search-and-replace for text without going down the detour into the Markers dialog box. 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 Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 8:28 AM, Nancy Allison <maker at verizon.net> wrote: > > Hi, everyone. I thought some more detail would be helpful. Here's what's > currently happening: > > --I am searching for Markers of Type: Index. > > --I've selected "Book" selected as the thing I want to search (in the > Find/Change dialog box). > > --I've opened all the chapters of the book (they're minimized at the > bottom of the Frame workspace), and I began my search from the Book > window, if that makes any difference. > > --Since the first marker is in Chapter 1, that chapter opens to full > size when the search finds the first marker. > > --I have the Markers window open so I can see the text of each marker. > > --As I cycle through the document looking at the markers, I sometimes > edit existing markers, or I put the cursor in the text and insert new > markers. Then I go back to searching from that point. > > --When Find/Change has located the last marker in the chapter, and I > click Find again, the search returns to page 1 of the same file instead > of moving to the next file in the book. (And there ARE markers in all > chapters, so it should open Chapter 2 instead of cycling again through > Chapter 1). > > This is happening with a search for markers, but I have observed this > behavior repeatedly in all kinds of searches. I see the same results > coming up, in the same order, a second time; once the search has > finished the second cycle, it goes on to the next file in the book. > > Surely other people experience this; it's seemed to be a Frame constant > for years. If it's just me, what the heck am I doing to make this > happen? > > On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Lief Erickson wrote: > > > My experience is that if you leave the Find dialog box to edit > something, FrameMaker knows this and starts its search over from the > last location of the cursor in the flow until it has circled through the > file back to the cursor spot. If you don't jump from the Find dialog > into the document, FrameMaker only goes through the file once. I know of > no way to have it stop once it reaches the end of the file without > circling back through if I've made a change in the document that wasn't > using the Find dialog. > _______________________________________________ > > > 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. >