Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Adrian Cherry
Have recently upgraded to FM9 and applied the patches. Files that took a few seconds to load into FM6 are now taking up to 10 minutes to load into FM9. These files are not massive but do have cross-references, conditional text, text insets and eps and jpg graphics. I have also tried importing

Re: Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
First, your RAM and disk free space are way low... That is likely to be the problem, although it may be compounded if your anti-virus program scans every file as it opens. And you don't mention your network speed, which may be a factor. Even Adobe is recommending 1G of RAM, but in the real

Re: Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Writer
I've never had good experiences working with FM across a network. On top of Art's suggestions, make sure all the files are on your local computer, and then perform your authoring/document generation/etc there. Nadine --- On Wed, 6/17/09, Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com wrote: From: Art

Re: Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Mike Wickham
Have recently upgraded to FM9 and applied the patches. Files that took a few seconds to load into FM6 are now taking up to 10 minutes to load into FM9. These files are not massive but do have cross- references, conditional text, text insets and eps and jpg graphics. I have also tried

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise Please see attachment, why is this title not on the left margin? I have continued to look for spacing or other marks, but I can't find anything. Any comments? Thanks, Sue

Re: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
Most list servers do not allow the inclusion of attachments because many readers don't appreciate receiving mystery files... So you may want to post it on a site somewhere if you want others to see it. Art Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com ... In my opinion, there's nothing

Re: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Susan Curtzwilersusa...@vmc.com wrote: Hi All,   Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise   Please see attachment, why is this title not on the left margin?   I have continued to look for spacing or other marks, but I can't find anything.  

RE: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Lin, Thanks, I will check those areas. Sue From: Lin Sims [mailto:ljsims...@gmail.com] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 9:03 AM To: Susan Curtzwiler Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:52 AM,

Re: A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-17 Thread Lynne A. Price
At 03:40 PM 6/15/2009, ecid...@zoominternet.net wrote: Suddenly, I reach the end (or I THOUGHT) it was the end on page 79 of a 90 page document, you know at the end of a Frame file, you encounter the end of file symbol, sort of a double-S When what to my wandering eyes should

RE: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Art, Sorry that I added the attachment.I wasn't aware this was a problem. I will refrain from using attachments in the future. Thanks for the heads up on this. (:- Sue From: Art Campbell [mailto:art.campb...@gmail.com] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 9:01

New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise on Compaq laptop. - In the pdf setup, I have marked the file to open on pg 1. However, the file is now opening at the end of the book. Can I make the file open on the Title Page, which has no page number? The

Re: New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Writer
Susan: Do you have Adobe Acrobat? You can renumber the pages there, including giving the cover the number Cover. Then you can reset the open to page option to Cover. If you need me to elaborate, let me know. Nadine --- On Wed, 6/17/09, Susan Curtzwiler susa...@vmc.com wrote: From: Susan

Solved RE: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, This issue has been solved. The alignment = Left and so on were okay. I went to another file that used the same header style, to see all the settings, clicked on Update all. Then used the correct file as a base and imported formats into the problem file -- title now is

Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Jeff Schweiner
I'm getting an unexpected message when working on FM books that uses conditional tags. The message is listed below. The filename reported in the message (chiaTp_cover.fm in the example below) is always the first file in the book, all other files are saved without a message. File C:\Documents and

Re: Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Jeff Schweinerschw...@cray.com wrote: I'm getting an unexpected message when working on FM books that uses conditional tags.  The message is listed below. The filename reported in the message (chiaTp_cover.fm in the example below) is always the first file in

Re: Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
This usually pops up if someone else has modified / opened / copied the file while it's open on your desktop. If you're sure that no one has, it's likely to be network error or a permissions problem on the server and can be ignored. It happens most often when your network occasionally goes up and

RE: New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Unfortunately, I do not have the full Acrobat, only the distiller and Frame 7.0. Thanks, Sue From: Writer [mailto:generic...@yahoo.ca] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 10:00 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com; Susan Curtzwiler Cc: Susan Curtzwiler Subject: Re: New Topic

Re: New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
Susan, There's a parameter in the PDF setup or the PDF printer setup that you can access from the FM Printer page that lets you specify the opening page, but I don't have a version that old installed so I can't tell you the exact location. Assuming the title page is in the book file from which

Is FM8 -- FM9 worth the money?

2009-06-17 Thread Hedley Finger
Does anyone with /extensive experience/ with FrameMaker 9 think it is worth upgrading from FM8? I downloaded the trial and played with it a bit and like the new menus. But was any substantially or even slightly useful functionality added that makes it must have? Regards, Hedley -- Hedley

Re: Is FM8 -- FM9 worth the money?

2009-06-17 Thread Writer
If you're using it to author in DITA, then I would say yes. If you're authoring in unstructured, I would say meh. Nadine Hedley Finger wrote: Does anyone with /extensive experience/ with FrameMaker 9 think it is worth upgrading from FM8? I downloaded the trial and played with it a bit and

Re: New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Helen Borrie
At 02:23 AM 18/06/2009, Susan Curtzwiler wrote: Hi All, Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise on Compaq laptop. - In the pdf setup, I have marked the file to open on pg 1. However, the file is now opening at the end of the book. Can I make the file open on the

Re: Is FM8 -- FM9 worth the money?

2009-06-17 Thread Peter Gold
Check the What's New section of the FM9 PDF user manual Regards, Peter __ Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Writergeneric...@yahoo.ca wrote: If you're using it to author in DITA, then I would say yes. If you're authoring in unstructured, I

Re: New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Helen Borrie
At 10:21 AM 18/06/2009, Art Campbell wrote: [] If you can't find it and you need a quick fix, you may want to download the eval version of Acrobat and make the adjustment on a different system so you don't mess up your current install. I found that Acrobat Pro won't save any document edits in

FrameMaker double-click oddity

2009-06-17 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

Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Adrian Cherry
Have recently upgraded to FM9 and applied the patches. Files that took a few seconds to load into FM6 are now taking up to 10 minutes to load into FM9. These files are not massive but do have cross-references, conditional text, text insets and eps and jpg graphics. I have also tried importing

Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
First, your RAM and disk free space are way low... That is likely to be the problem, although it may be compounded if your anti-virus program scans every file as it opens. And you don't mention your network speed, which may be a factor. Even Adobe is recommending 1G of RAM, but in the real

Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Writer
I've never had good experiences working with FM across a network. On top of Art's suggestions, make sure all the files are on your local computer, and then perform your authoring/document generation/etc there. Nadine --- On Wed, 6/17/09, Art Campbell wrote: > From: Art Campbell > Subject:

Very slow loading of FM6 files into FM9

2009-06-17 Thread Mike Wickham
> Have recently upgraded to FM9 and applied the patches. > Files that took a few seconds to load into FM6 are now taking up to 10 > minutes to load into FM9. These files are not massive but do have cross- > references, conditional text, text insets and eps and jpg graphics. > I have also tried

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise Please see attachment, why is this title not on the left margin? I have continued to look for spacing or other marks, but I can't find anything. Any comments? Thanks, Sue

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
Most list servers do not allow the inclusion of attachments because many readers don't appreciate receiving mystery files... So you may want to post it on a site somewhere if you want others to see it. Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Susan Curtzwiler wrote: > Hi All, > ? Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise > > ? Please see attachment, why is this title not on the left margin? > > ? I have continued to look for spacing or other marks, but I can't find > anything. > > ?Any

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Lin, Thanks, I will check those areas. Sue From: Lin Sims [mailto:ljsims...@gmail.com] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 9:03 AM To: Susan Curtzwiler Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 11:52 AM,

A Frame Problem for the Record Books

2009-06-17 Thread Lynne A. Price
At 03:40 PM 6/15/2009, ecidade at zoominternet.net wrote: > Suddenly, I reach the end (or I THOUGHT) it was the end on page 79 >of a 90 page document, you know at the end of a Frame file, you >encounter the "end of file" symbol, sort of a "double-S" > > When what to my wandering

New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Art, Sorry that I added the attachment.I wasn't aware this was a problem. I will refrain from using attachments in the future. Thanks for the heads up on this. (:- Sue From: Art Campbell [mailto:art.campb...@gmail.com] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 9:01 AM

New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, Using FM 7.0, Acrobat Distiller 5.0, Vista Enterprise on Compaq laptop. - In the pdf setup, I have marked the file to open on pg 1. However, the file is now opening at the end of the book. Can I make the file open on the Title Page, which has no page number? The title page

New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Writer
Susan: Do you have Adobe Acrobat? You can renumber the pages there, including giving the cover the "number" Cover. Then you can reset the "open to page" option to Cover. If you need me to elaborate, let me know. Nadine --- On Wed, 6/17/09, Susan Curtzwiler wrote: > From: Susan Curtzwiler

Solved RE: New Topic 1 _ Title out of aliignment

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Hi All, This issue has been solved. The alignment = Left and so on were okay. I went to another file that used the same header style, to see all the settings, clicked on Update all. Then used the correct file as a base and imported formats into the problem file -- title now is

Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Jeff Schweiner
I'm getting an unexpected message when working on FM books that uses conditional tags. The message is listed below. The filename reported in the message (chiaTp_cover.fm in the example below) is always the first file in the book, all other files are saved without a message. "File C:\Documents

Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Lin Sims
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Jeff Schweiner wrote: > I'm getting an unexpected message when working on FM books that uses > conditional tags. ?The message is listed below. The filename reported in > the message (chiaTp_cover.fm in the example below) is always the first > file in the book, all

Unexpected message when saving book file after changing conditional view

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
This usually pops up if someone else has modified / opened / copied the file while it's open on your desktop. If you're sure that no one has, it's likely to be network error or a permissions problem on the server and can be ignored. It happens most often when your network occasionally goes up and

New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Susan Curtzwiler
Unfortunately, I do not have the full Acrobat, only the distiller and Frame 7.0. Thanks, Sue From: Writer [mailto:generic...@yahoo.ca] Sent: Wed 6/17/2009 10:00 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com; Susan Curtzwiler Cc: Susan Curtzwiler Subject: Re: New

New Topic 2: PDF will not open at beginning

2009-06-17 Thread Art Campbell
Susan, There's a parameter in the PDF setup or the PDF printer setup that you can access from the FM Printer page that lets you specify the opening page, but I don't have a version that old installed so I can't tell you the exact location. Assuming the title page is in the book file from which

Is FM8 --> FM9 worth the money?

2009-06-17 Thread Peter Gold
Check the What's New section of the FM9 PDF user manual Regards, Peter __ Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Writer wrote: > If you're using it to author in DITA, then I would say yes. If you're > authoring in unstructured, I would say meh. > >