Jo's original follow up post was saying that she WANTS the single file, but
can't get it... not the other way around. So the problem would be why she
can't get the default behaviour.


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On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:58 AM, Fred Ridder <docudoc at> wrote:

>  Stuart Rogers wrote:
> > I think Jo said she is using 6.0, which may not have the separate files
> > option. But I seem to remember that early versions of FM would produce
> > a separate PDF per chapter when printing from the book window if you put
> > an asterisk (only) in the filename box for Print to file.
> Right you are, Stuart. I had been remembering FM6 as the first version that
> included the separate files option. But a quick visit to my bookshelf
> proved that I was mistaken; that feature wasn't introduced until FM7.
> But the fact is that the only way that you could get FM6 to produce
> separate PDFs for the chapters in a book was to print to file and use an
> asterisk in place of a filename. As I recall, there was no way to get
> separate PDFs directly; you always had to print to PS, then distill. It was
> about as far as you can get from default behavior.
> -Fred Ridder

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