I have been told numerous times by Adobe support personnel that it is a bad idea to have .fm files on a different drive from the installation directory. Nonetheless I have installed FM on C:\ and worked on network files for many years without serious problems (or rather, problems could always be traced tio another source). john
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Alan T Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote: > Keep calm > > and > > Make Frames > > I would have to say that the person Ken spoke to must be a tech-idiot, but > that would not be the first I have spoken to at Adobe (re previous > discussions on Adobe's appalling registration system and advice to me to > reinstall the entire computer OS because Acrobat Pro's registration database > was corrupted). > > If it were true, then that must surely make FM the only application created > since DOS was king that cannot handle networked or shared permissions. > > I think, ignore the Adobe tech-idiot and proceed with what we know to be the > truth. > > Alan > > On 14/02/13 8:49 AM, Dave.Stamm at gdc4s.com wrote: >> >> 2013-02-13-03T19:50Z >> >> ?_YIKES_! >> >> If Ken was informed correctly, below ? and I _really_ hope he was >> _not_ ? then that effectively rings the death knell of FrameMaker?s use >> by my employer. >> >> It was in only the last month that I got upgraded to FrameMaker 11, but >> I?m happy to report that I haven?t encountered this type of problem. To >> conform to _corporate_requirements_ we have FrameMaker installed on our >> C:\ drives, but the files we produce and edit are on a server, so we >> work with them across our local area network and, sometimes, the >> wide-area network. >> >> Dov, if you see this, will you please confirm, modify, or refute the >> information Ken posted below? >> >> ?Thanks! >> >> Dave Stamm >> >> Information Engineer >> >> General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc. >> >> Integrated Log Engr Svc, Logistics Section >> >> 1700 Magnavox Way, Suite 200 We'll hit your targets from here.? >> >> Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804-1552; US >> >> tel: 260-434-9620 fax: 260.434.9501 / 9509 >> >> dave.stamm at gdc4s.com http://www.gdc4s.com/ >> >> This message and / or attachments may include information subject to >> GDC4S S.P. 1.8.6 and GD Corporate Policy 07-105 and are intended to be >> accessed only by authorized recipients. Use, storage and transmission >> are governed by General Dynamics and its policies. 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If you are not >> an intended recipient, please contact the sender and destroy all copies >> of the original message. >> >> *From:*framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com >> [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] *On Behalf Of *Syed Zaeem >> Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net) >> *Sent:* 2013-02-13-Wednesday 14:24 >> *To:* Fred Ridder; poshedly at bellsouth.net; robert at lauriston.com; >> framers at lists.frameusers.com; techwr-l at techwr-l.com >> *Subject:* RE: "FrameMaker has detected a problem and must quit" Really?! >> >> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Ken Poshedly <poshedly at bellsouth.net >> <mailto:poshedly at bellsouth.net>> wrote: >>> >>> I just learned from Adobe tech support (via phone call) that the >>> permissions in >>> FrameMaker 11.0 have been modified so that the data files should also be >>> on the >>> same hard drive where FM 11.0 is installed. Working across drives (FM >>> here, data >>> files there) is no longer an accepted practice -- at least not with FM11. >> >> >> Seriously? I can understand network-based locations causing issues, but >> I have _/never/_ seen a problem where an executable (FrameMaker or >> otherwise!) is on one drive and the ?data? files are on a separate drive >> _/on the **same** system/_. >> >> In fact, I do this right now ? my C drive is the usual location for all >> executables (FrameMaker, Office, compilers, etc.) and my E drive >> contains all my other files (including the books and files I work on). >> >> >> And, I do not have any problems with this setup whatsoever. I am >> surprised that Adobe thinks that this would be a problem in any way! If >> really accurate, this would be a strange, and completely unacceptable, >> artificial constraint. >> >> Z >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> >> >> You are currently subscribed to framers as alan at alphabyte.co.nz. >> >> 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/alan%40alphabyte.co.nz >> >> Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. 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