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2009-06-16 Thread Syed.Hosain
Hi, all. I am using FrameMaker 8 on a Windows Vista system. How can I insert a horizontal range brace character or graphic like the ones used in figure 3-4 on page 23 of this paper: h t t p : / / w w w . c d g . o r g / resources / white_papers / MEID_EUIMID_Migration . p d f (All

Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Jon Harvey
Everyone, I know this has been covered on this list before but I don't recall the answers. Here goes: I have an FM 9.0 in which I'm trying to import a *.png files as an object. The image comes in as a white box with the file name in the middle of it. If I activate it, the file opens in the

FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-16 Thread Steve Rickaby
I'm seeing something odd when I work on FrameMaker files here which I don't see in a new FrameMaker document, to do with selection of text by clicking. These files come from a specific template that originated at another company based in India as far as I know. The default behaviour in

RE: Full screen mode

2009-06-16 Thread Mahesh Kumar Gupta
* I work with Adobe Systems * Hi Pierre If you right click (outside the authoring context), you'll see a menu entry named 'Toggle Screen Mode'. This will do the needful. Keyboard shortcut commands are: Esc S M f for full screen. Esc S M s for standard screen mode. Esc S M t to toggle

Re: Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
Importing simple graphics as objects isn't usually recommended because it uses Microsoft's OLE mechanism. OLE has a reputation for flakiness... such as totally breaking down when XP SP3 was installed (although the mechanism was working OK with FM9) and also requiring more system overhead. Without

Re: FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
Saving as a MIF cleans out any stray characters that may show up if content was imported from Word or another word processor... or possibly a version of FM with a higher rev number than yours (maybe references to Unicode, for instance). Because it does fix the problem, I'd suspect that there are

RE: [f2a] A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread Eduardo F. Cidade, Sr.
Patrick Thank you very much for the quick and ernest reply I had already tried that but thought I missed a step (hey, after a 12 hour workday, it happens) ..it didn't work. It has to be something in the text from page 79 onward.something that is embedded in there that is making

RE: Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Z, You can create horizontal range braces in the Delimiter menu of the Equation editor (Special Equations Delimiter). Inserting them is a little trickier. Create an equation with the sole content being the horizontal range brace. To extend the width of the brace you need to add text

Re: FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-16 Thread Helen Borrie
At 10:27 PM 16/06/2009, Steve Rickaby wrote: The default behaviour in FrameMaker is that double-clicking selects a word and triple-clicking selects a paragraph, as we all know. Completely off-topic, but - I didn't know about double-clicking to select a word and triple-clicking to select a

RE: Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Combs, Richard
Jon Harvey wrote: I have an FM 9.0 in which I'm trying to import a *.png files as an object. The image comes in as a white box with the file name in the middle of it. If I activate it, the file opens in the Windows image viewer, not in FM. I know that FM only shows previews of actual images;

RE: Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Syed.Hosain
Thanks! I will give this a try today. Z -Original Message- From: Baruch Brodersen [mailto:baruch.broder...@bigbandnet.com] Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 6:15 AM To: Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net); framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Horizontal Range Braces Z, You can

Re: Text insets and TOCs

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
J Smith wrote: I have a large text inset that includes many headings. I'm having problems creating a table of contents that includes these headings. Any help would be appreciated! Assuming your inset is a FM flow imported by reference, have you checked to ensure that the heading tag

Re: [f2a] A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
ecid...@zoominternet.net wrote: Good evening fellow Framers Here's one I've NEVER encountered before. First, the setup: WXP, Frame 8 (unstructured) As I'm developing a document I'm proceeding from page to page, no problem. Suddenly, I reach the

Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Hello Framers, Cross-posted to the Frame2Acrobat list. We single source many books using shared content with conditional text and distill using TimeSavers. Some of the resulting PDFs are showing up with dead internal cross reference links. Some are dead, while others are OK. The book and

RE: Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Rick Quatro
Click the Links tab of the PDF Setup dialog box. Check the Create Named Destinations for All Elements and Paragraphs checkbox and click Set. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. r...@frameexpert.com 585-659-8267 -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

[OT]: RE:

2009-06-16 Thread Lea Rush
I doubt that it was bouncing because of the URL. I've received no email from this group for days, and I assume that there was a problem with the list server. It seems to be fixed now, thankfully. Lea _ Lea Rush Software and Documentation Specialist

RE: [OT]: RE:

2009-06-16 Thread Syed.Hosain
Ah! I got Mail undeliverable messages (but didn't keep them to look further), so I presumed that it was the link. Thanks! Z -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lea Rush Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Re: Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
Baruch Brodersen wrote: Hello Framers, Cross-posted to the Frame2Acrobat list. We single source many books using shared content with conditional text and distill using TimeSavers. Some of the resulting PDFs are showing up with dead internal cross reference links. Some are dead, while

FM9: Book within a book, generated files not in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Kees van de Wal
Hello framers, I'm working with FM9 and I need help. The situation is as follows: There is a book, let's call it the main-book , in the main-book are some fm-documents and there is also a fm-book. Let's call this one the child-book. In the child-book I've made a TOC. When I update the

Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Rubin, Diana
Hi all, I'm experiencing some very weird Table of Contents behavior in a book I am writing. I'm using FrameMaker 7.0 (unstructured), p579, Windows XP Pro., SP3. I created a book using A5-sized pages. Each chapter contains a chapter title and various heads.When I generate the TOC, it

Re: Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
Rubin, Diana wrote: Hi all, I'm experiencing some very weird Table of Contents behavior in a book I am writing. I'm using FrameMaker 7.0 (unstructured), p579, Windows XP Pro., SP3. I created a book using A5-sized pages. Each chapter contains a chapter title and various heads.

Re: Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
I think Stuart's diagnosis is spot on. Taking it a step further, you can check for multiple flows by going to the Master Page that you use to open the chapter, selecting the text container(s) and right-clicking, then selecting properties. If the containers are both A, then it's likely someone

Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Jo Watkiss
Is it possible to make a cross-reference (not a marker) open in a new window ? Here's the situation: FrameMaker 9.0 book with approx 10 files. Cross-references are both within and between the FM files. The book is converted to a single PDF file. For convenience, our readers sometimes want to

RE: Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Rubin, Diana
Thank you all so much: Art, Stuart, and Fred too.I cannot tell you how many hours you have saved me. The problem was designing an A5 template and adding a master page called FirstPage. It never occurred to me about the flow in the text frame on the master page (FirstPage) that contains

RE: Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Jo, In Acrobat 9, you can set a preference for this. Go to the Documents category, and uncheck the Open cross-document links in same window checkbox. I am using Acrobat Pro, but I think Reader has the same setting. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. r...@frameexpert.com 585-659-8267 Is it

RE: Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Syed.Hosain
Hi, Baruch. Okay, I tried your response and this worked well enough that I think I can make do for what I am trying. Thanks! But ... a comment and questions that might help me do yet better: 1. I used the Color Definition ... to make a new color - it is not under the Special ... (you did

RE: Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Z, You can increase the point size, and thus the proportional thickness of the brace, in Special Equations Equations Equations Sizes (or Esc, p, e). For horizontal braces modify Level 1 equation sizes. FrameMaker Help also gives this valuable advice: To change the character format for

RE: Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Jon Harvey
I apparently was confused. Thanks to Richard and Art tho, not any more..:) Jon Harvey Manager, Desktop Documentation CambridgeSoft Corporation 100 CambridgePark Drive Cambridge, MA 02140 (617) 588-9354 -Original Message- From: Combs, Richard [mailto:richard.co...@polycom.com]

RE: Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Jo Watkiss
Hi Rick, This works OK for links to a separate file, but not to links in the same file. Is there anything I can do in the Frame file to force cross reference to open in a new link? Unfortunately we also have incredibly inept readers and asking them to change their preferences is unrealistic.

A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread ecidade
Good evening fellow Framers Here's one I've NEVER encountered before. First, the setup: WXP, Frame 8 (unstructured) As I'm developing a document I'm proceeding from page to page, no problem. Suddenly, I reach the end (or I THOUGHT) it was the end

Re: Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Lin Sims
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Jo Watkissjowatk...@watkiss.com wrote: Hi Rick, This works OK for links to a separate file, but not to links in the same file. Is there anything I can do in the Frame file to force cross reference to open in a new link? Unfortunately we also have

RE: Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Syed.Hosain
Hi, Baruch, I was aware of the character format capability (I use them in numbering for headings and text in the sidehead), but not the ability to select them in equations. My experience with the equations editor is extremely low - no reasons to use them till now! :) I will try all this out as

Re:

2009-06-16 Thread Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
Syed, I suspect this figure is made in TeX/LaTeX or some other application using a special font for this purpose. You might probably find a font somewhere but most likely at a cost. TeX/LaTeX comes for free as in beer and as in speech, including a lot of fonts. So, not much help here. :-(

Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Alison Craig
My company is finally making the transition from MS Word 2003 to FM 9 for all manuals. On the advice of a consultant, I've translated my Note/Caution/Warning style into a table format as I was told this was the simplest way to duplicate my Word format (a simple hanging indent paragraph with a

Re: Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Writer
First of all, congratulations on migrating to FM. FM does support tables within tables, but you have to put the inner table into an anchored frame. I've never been a fan of putting Notes, etc in a table. I've always preferred a paragraph tag, with the text Note: defined on the Numbering tab

Final Status: A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread ecidade
Good evening fellow framers: First of all, thank you so very much for your responses. Only reinforces my thoughts that we Framers do have this caring attitude to assist one another. Was not able to solve this problem through all of the solutions offered, and that is puzzling S, I took

Re: Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Les Smalley
No, Frame does not support tables within table.  But depending on your need, it does (and fairly easily at that) support lines above and below paragraphs.  There is a little setup that need to be done. On the Reference pages (not sure how this is reached in FM9, in earlier versions it is View

FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-16 Thread Steve Rickaby
I'm seeing something odd when I work on FrameMaker files here which I don't see in a new FrameMaker document, to do with selection of text by clicking. These files come from a specific template that originated at another company based in India as far as I know. The default behaviour in

Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
Importing simple graphics as objects isn't usually recommended because it uses Microsoft's OLE mechanism. OLE has a reputation for flakiness... such as totally breaking down when XP SP3 was installed (although the mechanism was working OK with FM9) and also requiring more system overhead. Without

FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
Saving as a MIF cleans out any stray characters that may show up if content was imported from Word or another word processor... or possibly a version of FM with a higher rev number than yours (maybe references to Unicode, for instance). Because it does fix the problem, I'd suspect that there are

Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Z, You can create horizontal range braces in the Delimiter menu of the Equation editor (Special > Equations Delimiter). Inserting them is a little trickier. Create an equation with the sole content being the horizontal range brace. To extend the width of the brace you need to add text

Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Combs, Richard
Jon Harvey wrote: > I have an FM 9.0 in which I'm trying to import a *.png files as an > object. The image comes in as a white box with the file name in the > middle of it. If I activate it, the file opens in the Windows image > viewer, not in FM. I know that FM only shows previews of actual

Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Thanks! I will give this a try today. Z -Original Message- From: Baruch Brodersen [mailto:baruch.broder...@bigbandnet.com] Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 6:15 AM To: Syed Zaeem Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net); framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Horizontal Range Braces Z, You

[f2a] A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
ecidade at zoominternet.net wrote: > > > Good evening fellow Framers > > Here's one I've NEVER encountered before. > > First, the setup: WXP, Frame 8 (unstructured) > > As I'm developing a document I'm proceeding from page to page, no > problem. > >

Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Hello Framers, Cross-posted to the Frame2Acrobat list. We single source many books using shared content with conditional text and distill using TimeSavers. Some of the resulting PDFs are showing up with dead internal cross reference links. Some are dead, while others are OK. The book and

Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Rick Quatro
Click the Links tab of the PDF Setup dialog box. Check the Create Named Destinations for All Elements and Paragraphs checkbox and click Set. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. rick at frameexpert.com 585-659-8267 -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

[OT]: RE:

2009-06-16 Thread Lea Rush
I doubt that it was bouncing because of the URL. I've received no email from this group for days, and I assume that there was a problem with the list server. It seems to be fixed now, thankfully. Lea _ Lea Rush Software and Documentation Specialist

[OT]: RE:

2009-06-16 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Ah! I got "Mail undeliverable" messages (but didn't keep them to look further), so I presumed that it was the link. Thanks! Z -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lea Rush Sent: Tuesday, June 16,

Frame2PDF :: some XRef links dead in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
Baruch Brodersen wrote: > Hello Framers, > > Cross-posted to the Frame2Acrobat list. > > We single source many books using shared content with conditional text and > distill using TimeSavers. Some of the resulting PDFs are showing up with dead > internal cross reference links. Some are dead,

FM9: Book within a book, generated files not in PDF

2009-06-16 Thread Kees van de Wal
Hello framers, I'm working with FM9 and I need help. The situation is as follows: There is a book, let's call it the main-book , in the main-book are some fm-documents and there is also a fm-book. Let's call this one the child-book. In the child-book I've made a TOC. When I update the

Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Rubin, Diana
Hi all, I'm experiencing some very weird Table of Contents behavior in a book I am writing. I'm using FrameMaker 7.0 (unstructured), p579, Windows XP Pro., SP3. I created a book using A5-sized pages. Each chapter contains a chapter title and various heads.When I generate the TOC, it

Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
Rubin, Diana wrote: > Hi all, > > > > I'm experiencing some very weird Table of Contents behavior in a book > I am writing. I'm using FrameMaker 7.0 (unstructured), p579, > Windows XP Pro., SP3. > > > > I created a book using A5-sized pages. Each chapter contains a > chapter title and

Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Art Campbell
I think Stuart's diagnosis is spot on. Taking it a step further, you can check for multiple flows by going to the Master Page that you use to open the chapter, selecting the text container(s) and right-clicking, then selecting properties. If the containers are both A, then it's likely someone

Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Jo Watkiss
Is it possible to make a cross-reference (not a marker) open in a new window ? Here's the situation: FrameMaker 9.0 book with approx 10 files. Cross-references are both within and between the FM files. The book is converted to a single PDF file. For convenience, our readers sometimes want to

Table of Contents Puts Entries in Wrong Order

2009-06-16 Thread Rubin, Diana
Thank you all so much: Art, Stuart, and Fred too.I cannot tell you how many hours you have saved me. The problem was "designing" an A5 template and "adding" a master page called FirstPage. It never occurred to me about the "flow" in the text frame on the master page (FirstPage) that

Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Jo, In Acrobat 9, you can set a preference for this. Go to the Documents category, and uncheck the "Open cross-document links in same window" checkbox. I am using Acrobat Pro, but I think Reader has the same setting. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. rick at frameexpert.com 585-659-8267

Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Hi, Baruch. Okay, I tried your response and this worked well enough that I think I can make do for what I am trying. Thanks! But ... a comment and questions that might help me do yet better: 1. I used the Color > Definition > ... to make a new color - it is not under the Special > ... (you did

Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread Baruch Brodersen
Z, You can increase the point size, and thus the proportional thickness of the brace, in Special > Equations > Equations > Equations Sizes (or Esc, p, e). For horizontal braces modify Level 1 equation sizes. FrameMaker Help also gives this valuable advice: To change the character format for

Activating an image object

2009-06-16 Thread Jon Harvey
I apparently was confused. Thanks to Richard and Art tho, not any more..:) Jon Harvey Manager, Desktop Documentation CambridgeSoft Corporation 100 CambridgePark Drive Cambridge, MA 02140 (617) 588-9354 -Original Message- From: Combs, Richard [mailto:richard.co...@polycom.com] Sent:

Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Jo Watkiss
Hi Rick, This works OK for links to a separate file, but not to links in the same file. Is there anything I can do in the Frame file to force cross reference to open in a new link? Unfortunately we also have incredibly inept readers and asking them to change their preferences is unrealistic.

Open cross-reference in new window

2009-06-16 Thread Lin Sims
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Jo Watkiss wrote: > Hi Rick, > > This works OK for links to a separate file, but not to links in the same > file. > > Is there anything I can do in the Frame file to force cross reference to > open in a new link? > > Unfortunately we also have incredibly inept

Horizontal Range Braces

2009-06-16 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Hi, Baruch, I was aware of the character format capability (I use them in numbering for headings and text in the sidehead), but not the ability to select them in equations. My experience with the equations editor is extremely low - no reasons to use them till now! :) I will try all this out as

[no subject]

2009-06-16 Thread Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
Syed, I suspect this figure is made in TeX/LaTeX or some other application using a special font for this purpose. You might probably find a font somewhere but most likely at a cost. TeX/LaTeX comes for free as in beer and as in speech, including a lot of fonts. So, not much help here. :-(

Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Alison Craig
My company is finally making the transition from MS Word 2003 to FM 9 for all manuals. On the advice of a consultant, I've translated my Note/Caution/Warning style into a table format as I was told this was the simplest way to duplicate my Word format (a simple hanging indent paragraph with a

Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Writer
First of all, congratulations on migrating to FM. FM does support tables within tables, but you have to put the inner table into an anchored frame. I've never been a fan of putting Notes, etc in a table. I've always preferred a paragraph tag, with the text "Note: " defined on the Numbering

Final Status: A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-16 Thread ecid...@zoominternet.net
Good evening fellow framers: First of all, thank you so very much for your responses. Only reinforces my thoughts that we Framers do have this caring attitude to assist one another. Was not able to solve this problem through all of the solutions offered, and that is puzzling S, I took

Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Les Smalley
No, Frame does not support tables within table.? But depending on your need, it does (and fairly easily at that) support lines above and below paragraphs.? There is a little setup that need to be done. On the Reference pages (not sure how this is reached in FM9, in earlier versions it is View

Converting from Word to FM9: Tables in Tables??

2009-06-16 Thread Gary Bankston
Why not turn your table made Note/Caution/Warning into a graphic which will easily scale into a table cell. Place it on the Reference page and call it up just like a format. Just a thought, gb On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Alison Craig wrote: > My company is finally making the transition