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 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 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 >> >> _______________________________________________ >> >> >> 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. >> >