Actually, I put a legend on the cover. He didn't like flipping back and
forth, and he found too many colors on the same page to be

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 3:41 PM, Robert Lauriston <>

> Could you do what you need by having an .fm file that has a table with
> a row for each condition indicator, one column for the indicator name,
> a second with conditional text saying "currently visible," and a third
> describing its purpose? You could include that file as the first page
> after the front matter when generating PDFs (?) for your boss, and
> drop it from customer versions.
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 1:24 PM, Lin Sims <> 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

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