I have the trial version of 9 and I can open all our 7.1 and 7.2 templates just fine. Still playing with the new look and feel of it. I do like that it supports windows cmyk.
Scott White Media Production Manager Implementation Coordinator 210-704-8239 swhite at alamark.com On Jan 23, 2009, at 3:03 PM, Tarlochan S. Nahal wrote: > > Dear Frame Users, > > We are a small Tech Pubs group using FM 7.2 on Windows XP platform. > Recently, it started to behave strangly and refused to import any > Visio drawings. There seems to be no known cure for it with the > current setup. Maybe it was automatic Windows SP upgrade that did > the mischief. It suddenly stopped accepting Visio drawings in their > native format (.vsd). The situation is so bad that even if we can > import a Visio drawing, we are not able to save the document until > we purge that drawing! > > I called Adobe Tech Support few times and finally learned from them > that they do not support Visio on FM 7.2 anymore! Of course, we can > import jpeg, pdf, tiff, etc. So we are contemplating on upgrading to > FM 9. > > I would appreciate if some of you could answer some of my questions. > > 1. Is it backward compatible with older versions? If so, how far > back does it go? For example, can it open FM 6 docs and Save As FM6 > or FM7 docs? > > 2. We use FM 7.x templates. Would there be any compatibility issues? > > 3. What are the primary new features of FM9 and what is your overall > experience with it? > > I will appreciate any feedback. > > Regards > > Tarlochan S. Nahal > > Sr. Technical Writer > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as swhite at alamark.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/swhite%40alamark.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > >