I had a faint memory that it's possible to name a single Windows drive with
multiple drive specifiers. In the thread mentioned earlier,

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/767183

I found that Lynne Price mentioned the subst command-line command about a
year ago, and suggested a strategy that might work. I didn't see any
further postings, so it's unclear if they are viable.


On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:17 PM, Craig Ede <craig...@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Ahh, I see. One thing you might do is put the referenced files on another
> drive (and then relink) which would force the whole path to show.
>
>
> There is a general discussion of this problem at:
>
> https://forums.adobe.com/thread/767183
>
> relative vs. absolute cross-reference paths |Adobe Community<
> https://forums.adobe.com/thread/767183>
> forums.adobe.com
> Jim, FrameMaker always uses relative paths if files are on the same drive.
> I have a slight memory that it may switch to absolute paths if the number
> of ┬╗directory up ...
>
> Craig
>
> ________________________________
> From: Framers <framers-bounces+craigede=hotmail....@lists.frameusers.com>
> on behalf of Yves Barbion <yves.barb...@gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [Framers] Display full path in FrameMaker book or list of
> references
>
> Yes I know, Craig, but the question I had was whether it is possible to
> display the full path.
>
> On 17 July 2017 at 16:15, Craig Ede <craig...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Each ".." indicates one dir up in dir tree.
> >
> > Craig
> >
> > ________________________________
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> >
> > on behalf of Yves Barbion <yves.barb...@gmail.com>
> > Sent: Monday, July 17, 2017 1:44 AM
> > To: framers@lists.frameusers.com
> > Subject: [Framers] Display full path in FrameMaker book or list of
> > references
> >
> > Hi Framers
> >
> > If the path to a referenced file is really long, FrameMaker displays ..\
> in
> > the FrameMaker book or ../ in the List of References, for example:
> >
> > ..\..\..\..\..\..\safety.fm in the Fm book
> >
> > or
> >
> > ../../../../../warning_icon.png
> >
> > Is there a way to see the full path instead?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Yves
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