Re: Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Users don't want to read the manual, let alone read and complete a questionnaire. My advice is to keep it short. Enclose a self-addresses post card with one or two questions and an area where to write any comments that they have on the manual, including errors and things that were

RE: Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Fred Ridder
Art Campbell wrote (in part): For each question, I'd ask them to specify a number in the range 1-5 from Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree. Also, I'd include an option for them tell you that they don't care or the question doesn't apply. One piece of advice I once learned from a

Re: Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
For each question, I'd ask them to specify a number in the range 1-5 from Strongly Agree to Strongly Disagree. Also, I'd include an option for them tell you that they don't care or the question doesn't apply. And finally, one of the most important parts of preparing a survey or questionaire is

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Hi, folks. The large, many-chaptered document I am working on is the product of several past writers' work. The Paragraph and Character tag directories are full of tags that are not used in this doc. I'd love to clean them all up at once. I know I can set up one chapter with just the tags I

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
The CleanImport plugin from Electropubs. I believe there's also a Framescript kicking around that will purge the catalogs so that you can do a Import Formats and bring in just what you need. Art Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] ... In my opinion, there's nothing in this

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread David Spreadbury
Allison, There is also Clean Import, a part of EZVars.   You can get it at http://www.electropubs.com/ez_ezvars.html. --- On Wed, 11/26/08, Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories? To: Nancy Allison [EMAIL

RE: Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Reng, Dr. Winfried
Hi, I agree! When I added such a post card to a manual, I didn't get any response. Even when we combined this with a raffle. Years ago in a previous company I had the same question. I sent an e-mail to key customers/users and called them all. Best regards Winfried -Original Message-

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Nancy Allison wrote: I know I can set up one chapter with just the tags I need. Then I can go into each chapter, manually delete all tags, and save the chapter. From the Book file, I can then import all tags from my one good chapter into all the other chapters. But . . . I don't want to!

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Aie! OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on one test file in my book. It worked as advertised. However, Frame then crashed. Figured it was a glitch. Repeated procedure with a second test file. Frame crashed again. The error message is still up. It says: Adobe Framemaker:

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lin Sims
Which version of Frame and which version of Clean Import? I've been using Frame 8.277 with Clean Import 3.02 with no issues. I'm also on Windows XP, but with SP3. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Nancy Allison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aie! OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Frame 7.1b023 Windows XP SP2 Clean Import 3.02 (the newest version) On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Lin Sims wrote: Which version of Frame and which version of Clean Import? I've been using Frame 8.277 with Clean Import 3.02 with no issues. I'm also on Windows XP, but with SP3.

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Pinkham, Jim
I'm using XP-SP2 Clean Import 3.1 Frame 7.1p116 No issues. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Nancy Allison Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:44 AM To: Lin Sims Cc: Framers Subject: Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories? Frame 7.1b023

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Nancy Allison wrote: Aie! OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on one test file in my book. It worked as advertised. However, Frame then crashed. Did you get the right version for your FM version? I used Clean Import v2 with FM6 for a long time with no problems. Now I'm

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread O'Laoghaire Micheal
In my experience, if you select all options when doing Clean Import (especially if you are trying to update a whole book at once), then Frame may crash. Better to do so in steps and then it works very well. However, CleanImport only replaces catalogs. You still need to map old formats to new

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
Nancy, Your version patch is way out of date. Last released patch for 7.1 is 116 http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/thankyou.jsp?ftpID=2715fileID=2549 Art P.S. No problems running CleanImport on 7.1 with the patch. Or 7.2, or 8.x. Art Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] ...

Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Nancy Allison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Frame 7.1b023 Windows XP SP2 Clean Import 3.02 (the newest version) All I can think is that there was a hiccup in the download and there might be a corruption. I'd try reinstalling it first, and possibly rebooting

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lester C. Smalley
I don't know if this is really the case, but 7.1b023 sounds like a very old release of Frame, not a production release. Is there any way you can upgrade to at least the 7.1p116 version, or the last 7.1p158 version? Check at http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=22platform=W

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lester C. Smalley
mea culpa - Art is right; the last 7.1 update is p116, I confused the 7.2 update p158. On Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:09, I wrote: | I don't know if this is really the case, but 7.1b023 sounds like a | very old release of Frame, not a production release. Is there any way | you can upgrade

RE: Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Thanks, everyone. Sounds like the Frame patch is the way to go. --Nancy ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list messages to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe send a blank email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] or visit

Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Alan Litchfield
Hi all, How I can start footnote numbering for a single table for any other value than 1/a? Of course the ideal would be to be able to have different footnote numbering styles for individual tables :( Cheers Alan ___ You are currently subscribed to

RE: Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Alan Litchfield wrote: How I can start footnote numbering for a single table for any other value than 1/a? For one table, but not others? I don't think you can do that with real footnotes. You can specify custom numbering -- go to Format Document Numbering Table Footnote and set Format

RE: Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Alan Litchfield
Thanks Richard, Combs, Richard wrote: How I can start footnote numbering for a single table for any other value than 1/a? For one table, but not others? I don't think you can do that with real footnotes. Hmm what I thought :( You can specify custom numbering -- go to Format Document

RE: Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Alan Litchfield wrote: It's just that I have two tables on one page (both tables span pages, the first starts on the previous page and the second finishes on the succeeding page). Both tables have footnotes and so both have the same sequence of letters. This may be a source of confusion for

Set file order in directory?

2008-11-26 Thread Alan Litchfield
Hi Nancy, This would be a Windows specific issue rather than one relating to FrameMaker. You can change the default behaviour of file listings until you have finished the task by following these steps. 1. Right-click Start, click Explore, and then click drive C. 2. On the View menu, click

Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Users don't want to read the manual, let alone read and complete a questionnaire. My advice is to keep it short. Enclose a self-addresses post card with one or two questions and an area where to write any comments that they have on the manual, including errors and things that were

Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Reng, Dr. Winfried
Hi, I agree! When I added such a post card to a manual, I didn't get any response. Even when we combined this with a raffle. Years ago in a previous company I had the same question. I sent an e-mail to "key customers/users" and called them all. Best regards Winfried > -Original

Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
For each question, I'd ask them to specify a number in the range 1-5 from "Strongly Agree" to Strongly Disagree." Also, I'd include an option for them tell you that they don't care or the question doesn't apply. And finally, one of the most important parts of preparing a survey or questionaire is

Offtopic: Questionnaire about documentation

2008-11-26 Thread Fred Ridder
Art Campbell wrote (in part): > For each question, I'd ask them to specify a number in the range 1-5 from > "Strongly Agree" to Strongly Disagree." Also, I'd include an option for them > tell you that they don't care or the question doesn't apply. One piece of advice I once learned from a

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Hi, folks. The large, many-chaptered document I am working on is the product of several past writers' work. The Paragraph and Character tag directories are full of tags that are not used in this doc. I'd love to clean them all up at once. I know I can set up one chapter with just the tags I

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
The CleanImport plugin from Electropubs. I believe there's also a Framescript kicking around that will purge the catalogs so that you can do a Import > Formats and bring in just what you need. Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread David Spreadbury
Allison, There is also Clean Import, a part of EZVars. ? You can get it at http://www.electropubs.com/ez_ezvars.html. --- On Wed, 11/26/08, Art Campbell wrote: From: Art Campbell Subject: Re: Globally Replace Tag Directories? To: "Nancy Allison" Cc: "Framers" Date:

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Nancy Allison wrote: > I know I can set up one chapter with just the tags I need. Then I can go > into each chapter, manually delete all tags, and save the chapter. From > the Book file, I can then import all tags from my one good chapter into > all the other chapters. > > But . . . I don't

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Combs, Richard wrote: > In addition to the Clean Import plugin already mentioned, check out > Paragraph Tools from Silicon Prairie Software > (www.siliconprairiesoftware.com/Products.html). Even though there's some > overlap in functionality, I recommend getting

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Aie! OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on one test file in my book. It worked as advertised. However, Frame then crashed. Figured it was a glitch. Repeated procedure with a second test file. Frame crashed again. The error message is still up. It says: Adobe Framemaker:

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lin Sims
Which version of Frame and which version of Clean Import? I've been using Frame 8.277 with Clean Import 3.02 with no issues. I'm also on Windows XP, but with SP3. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Nancy Allison wrote: > > Aie! > > OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on one test

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Frame 7.1b023 Windows XP SP2 Clean Import 3.02 (the newest version) On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Lin Sims wrote: > Which version of Frame and which version of Clean Import? I've been using Frame 8.277 with Clean Import 3.02 with no issues. I'm also on Windows XP, but with SP3.

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Pinkham, Jim
I'm using XP-SP2 Clean Import 3.1 Frame 7.1p116 No issues. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Nancy Allison Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:44 AM To: Lin Sims Cc: Framers Subject: Re: Globally

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Nancy Allison wrote: > Aie! > > OK, I got Clean Import, installed, and ran it on one test file in my > book. It worked as advertised. > > However, Frame then crashed. Did you get the right version for your FM version? I used Clean Import v2 with FM6 for a long time with no problems. Now

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread O'Laoghaire Micheal
In my experience, if you select all options when doing Clean Import (especially if you are trying to update a whole book at once), then Frame may crash. Better to do so in steps and then it works very well. However, CleanImport only replaces catalogs. You still need to map old formats to new

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Art Campbell
Nancy, Your version patch is way out of date. Last released patch for 7.1 is 116 http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/thankyou.jsp?ftpID=2715=2549 Art P.S. No problems running CleanImport on 7.1 with the patch. Or 7.2, or 8.x. Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:44 AM, Nancy Allison wrote: > Frame 7.1b023 > Windows XP SP2 > Clean Import 3.02 (the newest version) All I can think is that there was a hiccup in the download and there might be a corruption. I'd try reinstalling it first, and possibly rebooting Windows. Otherwise, I

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lester C. Smalley
I don't know if this is really the case, but 7.1b023 sounds like a very old release of Frame, not a production release. Is there any way you can "upgrade" to at least the 7.1p116 version, or the last 7.1p158 version? Check at http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=22=W indows

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Lester C. Smalley
mea culpa - Art is right; the last 7.1 update is p116, I confused the 7.2 update p158. On Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:09, I wrote: | I don't know if this is really the case, but 7.1b023 sounds like a | very old release of Frame, not a production release. Is there any way | you can "upgrade"

Globally Replace Tag Directories?

2008-11-26 Thread Nancy Allison
Thanks, everyone. Sounds like the Frame patch is the way to go. --Nancy

Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Alan Litchfield wrote: > How I can start footnote numbering for a single table for any other value > than > 1/a? For one table, but not others? I don't think you can do that with real footnotes. You can specify custom numbering -- go to Format > Document > Numbering > Table Footnote and set

Table footnote numbering

2008-11-26 Thread Combs, Richard
Alan Litchfield wrote: > It's just that I have two tables on one page (both tables span pages, the > first starts on the previous page and the second finishes on the succeeding > page). Both tables have footnotes and so both have the same sequence of > letters. This may be a source of confusion

Two rows of columns each with different shading?

2008-11-26 Thread Van Boening, Tammy
Is it possible to have two headers rows in a Framemaker table each with a different shading? In word, I know that I can shade rows individually, then select them to say "repeat as heading rows", but is there a comparable ability in FM? Right now, when I am setting up a table, I say add a row to

character tags affecting PDF bookmarks

2008-11-26 Thread Jeff Schweiner
I have an FM book with the normal TOC, LOT, LOF auto-generated files. I save the book as PDF. In the Bookmarks pane of the resulting PDF file, each line in the TOC, LOT, and LOF are active PDF hyperlinks and work as expected with one exception. If my Headings (used in TOC), TableTitle (LOT),

Two-column layout and large graphics

2008-11-26 Thread Carole Johnson
If you haven't resolved this and it is similar to the sample attached we use the pagination tab and set it to keep with previous. The anchored frame is set to Below Current line. Hope this helps. "Mike Wickham" Sent by: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com 10/27/2008 09:32 PM To