Ah! That is a bit different from I how I understood your original post then ? 
when the data files are on a remote network, things have been known to go awry.

However, as long as the data files are on another drive on the _same_ system (I 
have two drives in my laptop for example), without requiring network access to 
get to the data files, then it should not be any issue.



From: Ken Poshedly [mailto:poshe...@bellsouth.net]
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 11:34 AM
To: Syed Zaeem Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net); Fred Ridder; 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?!


In our case:

* The C-drive is the hard drive on our own desktop computer and is where FM is 
* The network drive is not a partition of the desktop hard drive, but instead a 
separate physical hard drive configured to be one of several in my company's 
network of drives.

So now my coworker will do all his work locally on his own desktop and then 
place the completed FM chapter on the network drive as an archive file.

-- Ken in Atlanta

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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.

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