What, again? Yes, it's an update of the update!

2009-06-01 Thread Lin Sims
3 new additions. Thanks to those who provided info! Microtype: http://www.microtype.com/links.html Direct: http://www.microtype.com/resources/FM_utilities_all_v3.1.pdf Omni Systems: http://www.omsys.com/dcl/resources.htm Direct: http://www.omsys.com/resources/fm_utilities_all_v3.1.pdf --

Re: Frame vs Indesign vs alternatives??

2009-06-01 Thread Laurie Little
Thanks everyone for all your responses. I've been away, so I missed the last few responses. Some updates: I should have mentioned that the original docs are in Word, not Frame, so that kind of conversion is not applicable in this case, but the information provided is good to know for future

RE: What, again? Yes, it's an update of the update!

2009-06-01 Thread Pinkham, Jim
Thanks for this resource, Lin. It's great to have the updated version. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lin Sims Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 7:58 AM To: Frame Users; fram...@omsys.com Subject: What,

RE: finding copied graphics, another way of doing it

2009-06-01 Thread Pinkham, Jim
That explains it, Jenny. Thanks for the follow-up. -Original Message- From: Jenny Greenleaf [mailto:jgreenl...@mac.com] Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 7:46 PM To: Pinkham, Jim Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: finding copied graphics, another way of doing it Well, this was

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Judy
I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to generate multiple user manuals (a full manual and 3 quickstarts) as well as CHM Help files. (Windows XP SP3 if it matters.) The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1 output, but at

RE: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Jenny, Interesting predicament... I believe this nesting will be more for print purposes than Help, if I read your post correctly. If you are using structured Frame, the concept of conditionalizing your extra layers of structure will be pretty straightforward. The context formatting in the

Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Jon Harvey
Everyone, I have an FM 7.2 (Windows XP Pro) book that I update on occasion. In the directory in which the book resides, FM has created several files that neither Windows nor FM recognizes. The files have endings such as *.fm.8F8, *.auto.fm.108, and *.fm.6E8. Anyone know what these files are?

RE: Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Lea Rush
Have you recently upgraded WinXP to SP3? This thread from the Frameusers archive talks about a problem with SP3 and imported OLE objects. http://lists.frameusers.com/pipermail/framers/2009-March/015918.html Hope That Helps, Lea _ Lea Rush Software and

RE: Mysterious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread David Spreadbury
Jon, I have seen files named similar to this. They were the result of a crash, usually relating to a full system crash rather than a Frame crash. Did you have this particular document open when your system lost power, or a similar problem? Typically the original file is no longer available. I

Re: Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Art Campbell
They're the temp files created if/when you have automatic save and/or backup turned on in preferences. If you have a crash or shut down abnormally, they can be left behind. Art Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com ... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52

transparent background graphics

2009-06-01 Thread Ken Poshedly
Well, first, thanks to all for your tips to help me get a good TOC generated. I'm still working on that one, and while it hasn't happened so far, I did find that several graphics pasted into some reference pages from another document by my (not-so-FrameMaker-savy) coworker resulted in prompts

Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread Garnier Garnier
Hi I have a query: Which is technically accurate, Push the Browse button to activate the browser on click the Browse button to activate the browser? B/R Garnier Explore your hobbies and interests. Go to http://in.promos.yahoo.com/groups/

RE: Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread Catherine Woods
The Single-sourcing SIG of the STC just finished this discussion. I'd say Click the Browse button. I'd omit the ...to activate the browser. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Garnier Garnier Sent:

Re: Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread Helen Borrie
At 01:44 PM 2/06/2009, Garnier Garnier wrote: Hi I have a query: Which is technically accurate, Push the Browse button to activate the browser on click the Browse button to activate the browser? IMO, neither is 100% correct. If you click a button (with a pointer device such as a mouse) it

Re: Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread William Abernathy
My personal preference is to say click, and, following your example, avoiding the useless prepostion in click on... This is not a question that admits of a right answer. Check your client's or employer's house style guide. If there's a suggestion there, follow it. If there isn't, add the

Frame vs Indesign vs alternatives??

2009-06-01 Thread Laurie Little
Thanks everyone for all your responses. I've been away, so I missed the last few responses. Some updates: I should have mentioned that the original docs are in Word, not Frame, so that kind of conversion is not applicable in this case, but the information provided is good to know for future

What, again? Yes, it's an update of the update!

2009-06-01 Thread Pinkham, Jim
Thanks for this resource, Lin. It's great to have the updated version. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lin Sims Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 7:58 AM To: Frame Users; framers at omsys.com Subject:

finding copied graphics, another way of doing it

2009-06-01 Thread Pinkham, Jim
That explains it, Jenny. Thanks for the follow-up. -Original Message- From: Jenny Greenleaf [mailto:jgreenl...@mac.com] Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 7:46 PM To: Pinkham, Jim Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: finding copied graphics, another way of doing it Well, this was

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Judy
I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 & RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to generate multiple user manuals (a full manual and 3 quickstarts) as well as CHM Help files. (Windows XP SP3 if it matters.) The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1 output, but at

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Jenny, Interesting predicament... I believe this nesting will be more for print purposes than Help, if I read your post correctly. If you are using structured Frame, the concept of conditionalizing your extra layers of structure will be pretty straightforward. The context formatting in the

Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Jon Harvey
Everyone, I have an FM 7.2 (Windows XP Pro) book that I update on occasion. In the directory in which the book resides, FM has created several files that neither Windows nor FM recognizes. The files have endings such as *.fm.8F8, *.auto.fm.108, and *.fm.6E8. Anyone know what these files are?

Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Lea Rush
Have you recently upgraded WinXP to SP3? This thread from the Frameusers archive talks about a problem with SP3 and imported OLE objects. http://lists.frameusers.com/pipermail/framers/2009-March/015918.html Hope That Helps, Lea _ Lea Rush Software and

Mysterious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread David Spreadbury
Jon, I have seen files named similar to this. They were the result of a crash, usually relating to a full system crash rather than a Frame crash. Did you have this particular document open when your system lost power, or a similar problem? Typically the original file is no longer available. I

Myserious files from FM

2009-06-01 Thread Art Campbell
They're the temp files created if/when you have automatic save and/or backup turned on in preferences. If you have a crash or shut down "abnormally," they can be left behind. Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52

transparent background graphics

2009-06-01 Thread Ken Poshedly
Well, first, thanks to all for your tips to help me get a good TOC generated. I'm still working on that one, and while it hasn't happened so far, I did find that several graphics pasted into some reference pages from another document by my (not-so-FrameMaker-savy) coworker resulted in prompts

Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread Catherine Woods
The Single-sourcing SIG of the STC just finished this discussion. I'd say "Click the Browse button". I'd omit the "...to activate the browser." -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Garnier Garnier

Push or Click???

2009-06-01 Thread William Abernathy
My personal preference is to say "click," and, following your example, avoiding the useless prepostion in "click on..." This is not a question that admits of a "right" answer. Check your client's or employer's house style guide. If there's a suggestion there, follow it. If there isn't, add

What, again? Yes, it's an update of the update!

2009-06-01 Thread Lin Sims
3 new additions. Thanks to those who provided info! Microtype: http://www.microtype.com/links.html Direct: http://www.microtype.com/resources/FM_utilities_all_v3.1.pdf Omni Systems: http://www.omsys.com/dcl/resources.htm Direct: http://www.omsys.com/resources/fm_utilities_all_v3.1.pdf --