Whoops. I take back that last. If I have something tagged as

A + Internal + External

and I want it to show in the A+External book, the expression

"A" and not ("B" or "Internal")

hides it.


Running more experiments.

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Lin Sims <ljsims...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I only just found it, so no. I have a bad habit of finding things like
> this, though. When I was documenting software, the coders alternately loved
> me and hated me. :)
> And it looks as if I may be overthinking this in a BIG way. Apparently, I
> was trying to be over-explicit.
> For example, the expression I created that (would have) looked like this:
> ("A" or "External" or ("A" and "External")) and not (("A" and "Internal")
> or  "B" or ("B" and "External") or "TBP or "WriterNote")
> Really only needs this:
> "A" and not ("B" or "Internal")
> And that even works if I have A and B and External (or A and B and
> Internal) applied to some things.
> Sheesh.
> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 10:16 AM, Steve Rickaby <
> srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> At 09:43 -0400 10/5/16, Lin Sims wrote:
>> >...but as soon as I try to enclose the entire "and not" clause in parens,
>> >Frame crashes. The same thing happens if I enclose the second clause
>> first
>> >(it saves fine) and then try to enclose the first clause.
>> >
>> >I tried editing in the MIF, but the entire expression disappears from the
>> >pick list when I do that.
>> >
>> >Any ideas on why Frame might be crashing? Any solutions? Is there a
>> simpler
>> >way of doing this? Do I even have the expression set up correctly?
>> >
>> ><frustrated>
>> I guess the FrameMaker team should employ you as a tester ;-) My surmise
>> is that you are pushing complex conditionals further than they have. Have
>> you reported this as a bug? Looks like maybe a stack problem.
>> --
>> Steve
> --
> Lin Sims

Lin Sims

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