I hadn't, but in my case it won't work. There isn't enough white space in the standard template to do this, and I'm not allowed to play with page layout. There's a corporate-mandated template we all use.
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 4:56 PM, Peter Gold <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Have you thought of displaying these and other useful reminders, hints, > keys, legends, indicators, etc., in header/footer or other non-main-content > areas on master pages? You can contain them in anchored frames whose parent > paragraph was conditionalized so that a single show/hide command would be > the only action needed. This "master" condition name and a brief > instruction could be displayed in a non-printing color, so it would always > be visible. > > This is one missing FrameMaker feature that, IIRC, has never been > requested, namely a place to display such info outside the main content > area. Layout applications, like InDesign, offer such non-printing bleed and > slug areas. In FM, the convention has been, when needed, to design oversize > pages and use cropping marks. > > HTH > > On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 3:24 PM, Lin Sims <ljsims...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Earlier I got excellent advice on how to build conditional expressions. >> I'm >> hoping someone here has thoughts on the above. This question actually >> concerns the same set of files with 8 or 10 different condition tags in >> it. >> >> My boss has a hard time remembering what each condition indicator is >> actually indicating. As a result, he has asked me to create numerous >> versions of the document set that have various conditions turned on, but >> only one of the indicators being visible. >> >> That is to say, if the document has conditions A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, >> he wants to see the information tagged A, D, F, and G, but he only wants >> the INDICATOR for F to be visible. >> >> Right now I'm using MIF snippets to reset the colors for A, D, and G to >> black on white (having discovered that As-Is just doesn't cut it), and >> another MIF snippet to reset them to their normal colors, but it sure >> would >> be nice if I could toggle the indicators for individual conditions. The >> way >> I'm doing it is a bit error prone, and it is also very tedious. >> >> Is this something that could be done with an ExpressScript or MIF editing? >> Is it worth putting individually toggleable condition indicators in as a >> feature request with Adobe? Am I the only person with an issue like this? >> -- >> Lin Sims >> _______________________________________________ >> >> This message is from the Framers mailing list >> >> Send messages to email@example.com >> Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com >> Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/fr >> amers%40lists.frameusers.com/ >> Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/li >> stinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com >> Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com >> >> > -- Lin Sims _______________________________________________ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers%40lists.frameusers.com/ Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/listinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com