Well, we've made a construct where the customized struct apps are stored on a shared network drive and these are imported as text inset in the default struct apps file. So maintenance on these apps is not a problem.
Only when we made a new FrameMaker install and modified the struct apps file for this (imported the text insets) the new apps were not available for new users..... -- Vriendelijke groet, Wim Hooghwinkel Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in FrameMaker iDTP International DTP and Documentation Consultancy tel. +31652036811 info at idtp.eu www.idtp.eu Citeren Yves Barbion <yves.barbion at gmail.com>: > Hi Wim > > Indeed, this is a (maintenance) problem. I've been looking in the FM > Preferences and in the Help too whether this can be changed, but I haven't > found anything yet. > > Maybe you could try this workaround: import your struct app as a text inset > in the user's struct app. If you do so, you may have to change or replace > some variables (for example $STRUCTDIR) as well. And you may have to do this > for each user. > > Good luck. > > > -- > Yves Barbion > www.scripto.nu > > > > On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 11:41 AM, Wim Hooghwinkel - idtp <wim at > idtp.eu>wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> >> >> Does any of you recognise this: for a client I created a FM app (FM9) and >> modified the struct apps file for this. Now an employee logs in on the same >> computer but with a different user name - and the modified struct aps is >> not >> found. Apparently it has been stored in the local user folder of the person >> who logged in when we modified the struct apps file. So it seems that >> anytime someone makes a change (normally only the admin of course) the >> central struct apps file must be replaced manually. Is there no other >> option >> for this - like deactivating the local struct apps file in the user folder? >> >> >> >> How does FM read the struct apps - does it first read the struct apps file >> in the FM Installation folder and then the one in the user folder and what >> happens with conflicting settings? >> >> >> >> Thanks, >> >> >> >> Kind regards, vriendelijke groet, >> >> Wim Hooghwinkel >> >> iDTP - Technical Communication Consultant >> >> Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in FrameMaker >> >> tel. +31652036811 >> Skype wimhooghwinkel >> Twitter @idtp @NLDITA >> <mailto:info at idtp.eu> info at idtp.eu >> www.idtp.eu >> >> FrameMaker support: framemaker at idtp.eu >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> >> >> You are currently subscribed to Framers as yves.barbion 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/yves.barbion%40gmail.com >> >> Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit >> http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >> >