Just to clarify one point... in the second bullet item below... you
want to do File > Add TOC, not just add any old file.

I thought that would be plain because we're talking about a TOC, but
perhaps not.

Cheers,
Art


Art Campbell
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On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 5:36 PM, Art Campbell <art.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Donald, it sounds as if you're using the operating system's copy and
> delete commands to manipulate files in the book.
> Don't do that. Use the book tools.
>
> To recover the generated TOC, in the Book file:
>
> * Use the Delete Selected File From Book tool (trash can icon) to
> remove the dead TOC file from the book.
> * Use File > Add to add a TOC. Select the headings that you want to
> include -- the ones that you had in your first generated TOC. Then
> update to produce a TOC with working entries, but unformatted. Save
> the file. Save the book file.
>
> Then, pick one of these methods to continue:
>
> 1. Open the old, formatted TOC file.
> * In the new TOC file, do Files > Import Formats. Select the old TOC
> as the source file. Import everything -- all checkboxes.
> * Save the new TOC.
> * Update the book.
>
> or
> 2. Close the book file and any other component files that are open in Frame.
> * In Windows, use an explorer window to identify the new and the old
> TOC files. Make a note of the new one's file name -- it will probably
> differ slightly from the first version.
> * Rename the new TOC by changing the extension slightly, like from fm to 
> fm.bak.
> * Rename the old formatted TOC to exactly the name of the new TOC.
> Remember that the name is case-sensitive.
> * Open the book again. Update. You should have updated content with
> the old formatting.
>
> Cheers,
> 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 Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Donald ?W. Spencer
> <donandjudy1 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Hello to all, especially Peter Gold:
>>
>> Using Frame 7.2 on Home XP, SP3, I've created a problem with my TOC.
>>
>> Awhile back, I generated a reduced TOC to submit to potential publishers as
>> an outline, but neglected to do so as a stand-alone.
>> I eventually deleted that TOC from the book and reinstated the previous,
>> full-sized and completely formatted TOC back into the book.
>> But this file has now lost its "generated" status and is not recognized by
>> Frame as such, so it does not update when I update the book.
>>
>> Am I doomed to rebuild and reformatted the entire TOC from scratch, or is
>> there some way I can get Frame to recognize the old file as a generated file
>> once again?
>>
>> I mentioned Peter G., because I was inspired by his response to an outline
>> question where he describes creating a separate TOC to use as a companion
>> outline. The need to generate a stand-alone isn't mentioned therein. But if
>> a TOC is already established, isn't creating a stand-alone the only way to
>> keep the first TOC working with the book?
>>
>> Thanks in advance to all, Peter especially.
>>
>> ~ Don Spencer
>>
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