Re: [Framers] Best Method, Word 2013 to Frame 2019.

2019-03-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
If everything is tagged as Normal, you can do a find/replace in Word to find specific character formats, such as a specific font size, a certain font, or bold, and replace with a specific style. Word's Find/Replace is very good. To do this, leave the Find box blank. On 11-Mar-19 6:15 PM,

Re: [Framers] wash via mif?

2019-01-15 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
When I tried this, I could not convert from .MIF 2015 to .FM 2015. I had to save it back to a previous version of .FM. On 15-Jan-19 3:06 PM, Jeff Coatsworth wrote: MIF-washing a single file remains the same - save your .fm file as .mif; close the original .fm file, open the .mif, save as .fm

Re: [Framers] Lock file feature

2018-08-16 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
requests. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 16-Aug-18 12:15 PM, Carrie Baker wrote: Thanks for this info. I have to put my files on the network and did not understand why all were locked today when I opened בתאריך יום ד׳, 15 באוג׳ 2018, 22:52, מאת ‏: Hi Rick and Fred, Thank you! I

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker vs Flare

2018-06-27 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
on switching to Flare any time soon. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 27-Jun-18 7:59 AM, Alan Litchfield wrote: I don't think the issue in this conversation is about Adobe abandoning FM, but that the corporate model Adobe chooses to use has effectively driven a lot of us old

Re: [Framers] list members not using FrameMaker now

2018-06-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
But Frame supports HTML5, so where is the advantage in Flare as far as that? On 26-Jun-18 7:20 PM, Etzel, Gary wrote: I'll come out of lurking for a minute to add my name to the list of recovering Frame addicts. And we were serious FrameMaker junkies, too. We're the people who wrote the

Re: [Framers] Flare

2018-06-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Does it have a steeper learning curve than Frame? On 26-Jun-18 6:51 PM, Eichelberger, Mark (King of Prussia) wrote: Rick, I still consider myself a bit of a novice in Flare since, in my opinion, it has a steep learning curve. But Madcap offers plenty of videos and free webinars on the

Re: [Framers] Final note about Adobe Licensing

2018-06-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 26-Jun-18 3:25 AM, Peter Gold wrote: These recent threads about licensing and related Adobe corporate-level failings, and the associated sense of abandonment that's been voiced by long-long-long-time FrameMaker users who represent a community

Re: [Framers] Windows 10 updates disables FM printing

2018-05-28 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
down the pike? Sent from my iPhone On May 28, 2018, at 7:19 AM, Shmuel Wolfson <shmue...@gmail.com> wrote: I found the webpages that discuss the problem with this search: https://www.google.com/search?q=Cannot+query+escape+768 Here are some of the pages that give solutions:

Re: [Framers] Windows 10 updates disables FM printing

2018-05-28 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I found the webpages that discuss the problem with this search: https://www.google.com/search?q=Cannot+query+escape+768 Here are some of the pages that give solutions: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2491654 https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2476727 -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763

Re: [Framers] Windows 10 updates disables FM printing

2018-05-28 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
find the webpage where it said how to do this. Adobe is aware of the problem and working on it. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 27-May-18 7:53 PM, Ken Poshedly wrote: Here's something I didn't need to have happen on a Saturday night. And I suspect the cause seems

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker Data in Footer

2018-05-15 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
the template, edit the variables for each book and import the variables from the template. Shmuel Wolfson On 15-May-18 3:22 PM, julie.sigr...@airbornemx.com wrote: I am using 2017 unstructured FrameMaker to produce an Aircraft Maintenance Manual Supplement which is currently in Word

Re: [Framers] Transfer from FrameMaker into Word

2018-04-25 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I think you are much better off saving the Frame files as RTF then RTF as Word. The reason is that when you save Frame files as RTF, you get the styles that were in Frame. If you want to change style names, it's a simple search and replace. This is much faster than having to apply all the

Re: [Framers] How do you identify an advanced Framemaker user?

2018-04-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
FM templates are a bit difficult. You can be a very advanced user without that. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 16-Apr-18 11:53 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: "What's your favorite thing about FrameMaker templates?" is a good question, since templates per se d

Re: [Framers] How do you identify an advanced Framemaker user?

2018-04-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
, and you could always send him/her to an advanced FM course. In my opinion it's more important that they have a good technical aptitude and are good at explaining things. I would hire someone who at least knows FM though. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 16-Apr-18 5:36 PM, Robert

Re: [Framers] How do you identify an advanced Framemaker user?

2018-04-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
my $0.02. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 16-Apr-18 6:29 PM, Art Campbell wrote: Advanced FM users usually have kind of a 1000 yard stare... And may have little square marks on their faces from banging their heads on the keyboard. Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com

Re: [Framers] OT: Word document formatted with Normal

2018-04-08 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Just take any PDF and save it as Word. The result will be formatted decently, but will all be in Normal style. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 04-Apr-18 1:25 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Framers, I am looking for a Word document or two that look pretty decent

Re: [Framers] Frame Export to Word

2017-12-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Does that work better than PDF to Word using Acrobat Pro? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 26-Dec-17 2:26 PM, julie.sigr...@airbornemx.com wrote: I am still using Frame 10. To convert to Word I create a PDF then use the Adobe PDF Services to convert to Word or Excel so

Re: [Framers] Frame 2017 Export to Word

2017-12-20 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
comments (with tracked changes). I would not recommend using the exported files in any other way. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 20-Dec-17 8:22 AM, A Craig wrote: Maybe I've imaged it, but I seem to remember threads re: exporting Frame 2017 to Word? (I'm still on Frame 12

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker tab bug workaround

2017-12-06 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I forgot to mention that I have 2015 (version 13.0.5.547). It's possible this bug is fixed in the current version. Below it says that it is fixed in version 14.0.0.361. Shmuel On 06-Dec-17 11:07 AM, Klaus Daube wrote: Hello Shmuel, I had reported this with FM-11 and it was considered

[Framers] FrameMaker tab bug workaround

2017-12-05 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
. The double-click is faster than the time it takes for the value to revert back to original tab value, so the apply takes effect with the new tab value. I hope this helps. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 ___ This message is from

Re: [Framers] OT-Documenting APIs

2017-11-23 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
one verify if this is correct or not? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 22-Nov-17 10:22 PM, A Craig wrote: I'm writing the list because I hope someone here can answer my OT question. I'm currently doing contract work while I search for a new full-time job. The probl

Re: [Framers] OT-Documenting APIs

2017-11-23 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Are www.writethedocs.org and writethedocs.slack.com the same? On 22-Nov-17 10:26 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Craig, You might want to check out: http://www.writethedocs.org/ Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. r...@frameexpert.com 585-366-4017 -Original Message- From: Framers

Re: [Framers] Static image to video feature

2017-11-15 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
mport movies, SWF files, and 3D objects". Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. r...@frameexpert.com 585-366-4017 -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+rick=rickquatro@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Shmuel Wolfson Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:46 AM To: Ke

Re: [Framers] Static image to video feature

2017-11-15 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
This is not a FrameMaker feature. It's a PDF feature. You have to insert the file in the PDF. On 14-Nov-17 11:25 PM, Ken Poshedly wrote: While I've been using FrameMaker since version 5.5 back in 1998, I've not used this feature -- if it even exists. What I want to do is insert an image in

Re: [Framers] OT: Word links to URLs

2017-09-25 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
the URL of the link via VBA. Here's a link which may help you with some of the VBA terminology for hyperlinks, although it does not do exactly what you want: [1]https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19035119/vba-get-all-hyperlinks- in-word-document -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical

Re: [Framers] ‏השב: Converting to Word for Review

2017-07-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
by the formatting, you can send them word files for commenting and a PDF to show them how the formatted doc looks. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 11-Jul-17 6:07 PM, Caroline Tabach wrote: I sent a nice PDF, but the manager wanted Word. This is for review only ‏נשלח מ-LG Mobile שלי

Re: [Framers] Converting to Word for Review

2017-07-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
not get saved with the file, so you have to show them how to do that if seeing the markup bothers them. Then I put the word doc and the frame doc side by side and copy the changes into frame. It's not all that painful. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 11-Jul-17 3:37 PM, Caroline

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-22 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
not change the focus back to the cod after the search. Hope this helps. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-22 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
She does want to change the text string in a paragraph tagged with a specific format, without having to keep an eye on the lower-left corner of the status bar. This is an important feature in Word that is missing in FM. -- On 22-Jun-17 1:18 AM, Peter Gold wrote: "Now,

Re: [Framers] U3D Question.

2017-06-21 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
PDF supports Universal 3D (.u3d) and Product Representation Compact (.prc). See: https://forums.adobe.com/message/4943098#4943098 Maybe try the other format. Another option is to have them save it in other 3D formats, then google ".xx to U3D converter." Hope this helps. -- Shmu

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-21 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Unfortunately this is one feature that Word has, but FrameMaker does not have: The ability to search for specific text with a specific paragraph or character tag. Adobe People: Please add this feature eventually. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 20

Re: [Framers] "Secret" Freeze Pagination Feature

2017-04-25 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
levels in the chapter TOC, it would be have check for that also. Also, your idea does not address tables that have rows that move onto a new page. I think a warning as the table rows actually move to a new page would be a good idea for this problem. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133

Re: [Framers] "Secret" Freeze Pagination Feature

2017-04-25 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
a few edits, I find myself reviewing the entire doc to see where the headings appear and updating all the TOCs just in case a heading, table caption or figure caption, moved to a new page. The current feature the way it is is pretty much useless to me. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763

Re: [Framers] FM 2017 Feature Request: Restore color and scaling to menu icons

2017-03-27 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
the outcry on this that Adobe my find the time and money in the near future, but who knows. For me, it is a non-issue. C- From: Framers <framers-bounces+craigede=hotmail@lists.frameusers.com> on behalf of Shmuel Wolfson <shmue...@gmail.com> Sent: Sund

Re: [Framers] FM 2017 Feature Request: Restore color and scaling to menu icons

2017-03-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
that would be the best way to satisfy all users. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 20-Mar-17 9:37 PM, Stefan Gentz wrote: Dear Alison, I'm so sorry, if you felt that my original mail was offensive to you. That's not at all what I wanted! When I was writing about a "young and

Re: [Framers] FM 2017 Feature Request: Restore color and scaling to menu icons

2017-03-12 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I voted too. On 09-Mar-17 10:50 PM, Eichelberger, Mark (King of Prussia) wrote: I voted too. I will admit that my 60 year old eyes get tired of this interface. -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+mark.eichelberger=fiserv@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

Re: [Framers] Fwd: Meet the all-new Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release)

2017-02-21 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
In terms of menu shifting confusion, one of the new features is a "Command Search." See this short video: https://video.tv.adobe.com/v/16937/ -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 21-Feb-17 6:32 AM, Alan Litchfield wrote: Apart from the menus being reshuffled and

Re: [Framers] Fwd: Meet the all-new Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release)

2017-02-21 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
this mentioned in the above page. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 There are a lot of "convenience" features.On 21-Feb-17 6:32 AM, Alan Litchfield wrote: Apart from the menus being reshuffled and the hi-res screen preview, I am not seeing a lot in the promo video t

Re: [Framers] PDF links go to document instead of book

2017-02-21 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
It's a link to another PDF or a FM file? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 20-Feb-17 9:24 PM, Fred Wersan wrote: I have a book with links to another book. The PDF file links are not working. When I look at the properties, I see that the link is pointing to a specific file

Re: [Framers] Search and replace End Paragraph with Comma Space

2017-02-06 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
remove any custom rulers and shading. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 05-Feb-17 9:19 PM, Theresa de Valence wrote: Hi Framers. I'm putting the contents of an Excel spreadsheet into a frame document. I've copied the relevant spreadsheet lines (several columns) and used Pas

Re: [Framers] Question about differentiating heading levels

2017-01-24 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
scratch. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 23-Jan-17 11:10 PM, Tammy Van Boening wrote: Hi All, Working on a new template for a new client and my head is spinning. It's been sooo long since I have designed anything w/ all these required bells and whistles. (I am more

Re: [Framers] Replace URLs

2016-12-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
You probably can save the files as MIFs and do a search and replace, but with that many files you probably should go for a script. On 08-Dec-16 4:53 PM, john.x.pos...@us.hsbc.com wrote: Hi, guys. My company is reorganizing its SharePoint infrastructure with the new year by moving a whole

Re: [Framers] OT: Adobe Tool Question

2016-09-08 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I read on inkscape's website that there is a plug-in to open EPS files. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 07-Sep-16 7:53 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: Inkscape can't open EPS files, so you have to convert them: https://inkscape.org/en/learn/faq/#how-to-open-eps-files

Re: [Framers] OT: Adobe Tool Question

2016-09-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Inkscape is free vector-based drawing program that can save as EPS. https://inkscape.org/en/ Xara is a cheap vector-based drawing program that can save as EPS. http://www.xara.com/eu/photo-graphic-designer/features/ -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 07-Sep-16 4:36 PM, Tammy

Re: [Framers] Import AutoCad dwg files

2016-08-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Try File>Import>Object instead of File>Import>File. I think that should work. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 17-Aug-16 1:16 PM, Yves Barbion wrote: Well, AutoCad (DWG) is in the list of file formats in the Import dialog, so I suppose

Re: [Framers] Import AutoCad dwg files

2016-08-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Is frame supposed to be able to import that format? One option is to open it in CorelDraw and save it as CorelDraw. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 17-Aug-16 11:48 AM, Yves Barbion wrote: Hi group Has anyone ever succeeded in importing AutoCad .dwg files into FrameMaker

Re: [Framers] heading text in "Running H/F #" - clever truncation ?

2016-08-16 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
You could change the Running H/F in that doc to be a higher lever heading or you could just put the document name "Frequently Asked Questions" instead of the Running H/F. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 From: Framers <framers-bo

[Framers] FrameMaker to CHM Problems

2016-08-04 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
myself. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com

Re: [Framers] Find/change problems in large documents

2016-06-02 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
be skipping files that it can't access within a certain amount of time. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 01-Jun-16 2:51 AM, Weckman Mari wrote: Hi, We are using structured FrameMaker for law editing and some of the documents are extremely large, nearly 3 MB though they include

Re: [Framers] I need a "hat" in an equation

2016-05-22 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
If you recreate it in Visio or PowerPoint and save it as an EMF, it will come out as clear as text in the PDF (or print). It definitely takes more time than a screen capture though. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 20-May-16 7:05 PM, Lin Sims wrote: One of my engineers gave

Re: [Framers] reused content for different products - best practices ?

2016-05-18 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
an entire chapter. You can use conditional text in text insets as well. If you do localization (translation), than it makes sense to go with structured FM. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 17-May-16 10:01 PM, Monique Semp wrote: Hello, Framers, I’ve got an appendix that

[Framers] FrameMaker Problem

2016-05-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
POSTING FOR A FRIEND - PLEASE REPLY TO ad...@netvision.net.il A strange thing happened to me when I created a book in FM and added TOC, LOF and LOT. The TOC links to Chapter 1 are OK but for all the other chapters, when I try to link, I get a message that these chapters are

Re: [Framers] Searching for content in FrameMaker files

2016-05-11 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I use Agent Ransack. It's a free search utility that can search inside files, including FrameMaker files. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 10-May-16 7:17 AM, gr...@hedgewizard.net wrote: I paid for the File Locator Pro version of Agent Ransack; I like the ability

Re: [Framers] Importing a single variable. WAS: Preventing 2-word product name from line breaks

2016-04-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Or you could simply delete all the variables from one file except for the variable that you want to import, and use that as a template for importing to other docs. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 On 07-Apr-16 1:43 PM, Heiko Haida wrote: Hi Roger, one objection

Re: [Framers] Taking and inserting screen captures in FrameMaker2015

2016-04-04 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
If you are looking for a free screen capture program that has lots of nice features, my favorite is Greenshot. It's free and open source, even for commercial use. http://getgreenshot.org/ -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133

[Framers] FrameMaker Customization

2016-03-28 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Hi, I upgraded to FrameMaker 2015 and I'm having trouble recreating a customized Text Formatting toolbar that I had in FM11. In FM2015 the character formatting drop-down box does not appear. In FM11 it looks like this: In FM2015 it looks like this: Any ideas? -- Shmuel

[Framers] HTML5 Online Help

2016-03-02 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
files for formatting? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 058-763-7133 ___ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http

Re: [Framers] Save as Word?

2016-02-03 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Below is a previous reply on the topic of saving as Word using MIF2GO. It's sounds like they did not get it to work yet. I think the Save As option should be fine for internal use, to copy text from it. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 Forwarded

Re: [Framers] Save as Word?

2016-02-03 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Do you know how it compares to Save As Word? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 03-Feb-16 12:51 PM, John Sgammato wrote: FrameMaker's current Save as RTF feature is much improved. My SMEs find it perfectly acceptable. On Feb 3, 2016 4:04 AM, "Caroline Tabach&qu

Re: [Framers] Framemaker Training

2016-02-02 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Lynda.com has a good reputation, if you want to train yourself with videos. If you want a full course with an instructor, I recommend MicroType's "Using FrameMaker" course. I took this course, and it was excellent. http://www.microtype.com/training.html -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical

Re: [Framers] Mif2Go conversion to Word

2016-01-06 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
and he was very helpful.  Email: swise...@context.co.il -- Shmuel Wolfson -- On 05-Jan-16 11:46 PM, Scott Prentice wrote: http://mif2go.com Support for FM12/2015 is, from

Re: FrameMaker to HTML

2014-07-16 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
or +972-2-999-7816. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 15-Jul-14 9:07 PM, Joe Malin wrote: Hi! I work for a small startup that delivers documentation to software developers. Im investigating how to continue

Re: Removing custom row heights

2014-07-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
to search for would be "RowMinHeight [0-9]*.[0-9]*" (without the quotes) and replace with RowMinHeight 0. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 07-Jul-14 7:12 PM, Craig Ede wrote: I s

Re: Removing custom row heights

2014-07-06 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
and are not the same throughout the table? Is there another way to set the row heights in a table? Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 19-Jun-14 10:36 PM, Christenson, Pat wrote: Almost all our tables have custom row

Re: Errant Format Removal

2014-07-03 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
paragraphs even when you select NOT to remove overrides. Please guys only small flames if I'm wrong :) Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 02-Jul-14 8:19 PM, Karen Robbins wrote: Hi Framers, One of our paragraph styles is a run-in heading. Mysteriously, a default punctuation of period

Re: Errant Format Removal

2014-07-03 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
a script for this. Or you could look around on the internet for a similar script. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 03-Jul-14 6:10 PM, Karen Robbins wrote: Hi Shmuel, Sorry, it didn't work.:-( At least in FM 11, your method affects only the single pgf in which applied. Only way I've

Re: Conditional cells in a straddled table row

2014-06-30 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I would repeat all these five rows for each condition, and conditionalize each set of row for one of the conditions. Shmuel Wolfson 052-763-7133 On 30-Jun-14 5:51 PM, Samantha Nair wrote: Hi all

Re: Word Tables to Frame 12Tables

2014-06-19 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
install AutoIt and run the script below. (It has to be saved in a text file an .AU3 extension.) Shmuel Wolfson 052-763-7133 ; This script applies the currently defined custom ruling and shading ; to one or more table cells. ; Before running the script, find "Any Tab

Re: Keyboard Shortcut to Run ExtendScript in FrameMaker 10?

2014-06-01 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
If the script files can be run by double-clicking them, you can use The Wonderful Icon to assign a keyboard shortcut to open a script. I use it to run AutoIt scripts. If you need help with it, let me know. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133

Re: FrameMaker 8 to a Newer Version

2014-05-19 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
F8 and F9 are working again in FM11. There is a slight delay the first time you use one of them, but other than that they are OK. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 16-May-14 6:21 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: I wish I had a copy of FrameMaker 8, it is in many ways superior

Keyboard shortcut for closing pods

2014-05-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
best, but far better than the current situation which requires clicking on a small icon to minimize or close a pod. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch

Keyboard shortcut for closing pods

2014-05-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
best, but far better than the current situation which requires clicking on a small icon to minimize or close a pod. -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch

Re: Keyboard shortcut for closing pods

2014-05-07 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
to close each pod, they are not very useful. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 07-May-14 3:40 PM, Lin Sims wrote: The problem with the suggestion of using two or three Escapes in a row is that it could well break all the OTHER

Re: adjusting an underline (underscore)

2014-05-05 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
As Les Smalley mentioned on the list, use Numeric Underline instead of Underline. It's an option in the Character Designer. That brings the underline down slightly. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 02-May-14 3:34 PM, Ken Poshedly wrote

Re: adjusting an underline (underscore)

2014-04-30 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
h when you add or remove text before the paragraph. Another option is to put the text in a table and add a bottom border to the table. Neither option is very elegant. Hope this was clear enough. If not, let me know. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133

Re: FM 12 Interface: at least one major step backwards!

2014-04-06 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
the focus to the main document. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 04-Apr-14 5:02 PM, Harding, Dan wrote: I just started using FM12 this week, coming from FM10, and just ran full tilt into a major

Re: search fo end of line

2014-04-02 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
issue that there are two types of fonts and it's only finding one of them. Shmuel Wolfson 052-763-7133 On 02-Apr-14 10:43 AM, Jakub Dasiewicz wrote

Re: need referrals for localization companies

2014-03-12 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I recommend Net-translators. www.net-translators.com Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 11-Mar-14 7:31 PM, Carol J. Elkins wrote: I need to compile a list of recommended localization companies for a client who is now ready to translate their Framemaker books. I'd like your

Re: Blank pages

2014-03-12 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
List of reasons for unwanted blank pages (from Harro de Jong): Blank pages at the start or end of a chapter: - rightclick chapter in book-Pagination-Make page count odd/even (can add an empty page at end of chapter) - rightclick chapter in

Re: Compatibility of old(ish) Software with Windows 7

2014-02-19 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
RAM is very cheap now-a-days, and your computers runs much faster with more RAM. It's a much more pleasant experience. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 18-Feb-14 3:52 PM, Harro de Jong wrote: Robert Lauriston wrote: I think buying more than 4GB of RAM would be a waste

FrameMaker Chapter TOC problem

2014-02-05 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I have local TOCs at the beginning of several chapters in a book. They are inserted as text insets. For some reason, in one of the chapters the TOC is not hyperlinked at all. All of the other ones are hyperlinked. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Is it a bug? -- Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer

RE: FrameMaker Chapter TOC problem - solution

2014-02-05 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Shlomo Perets gave the solution for this. I did not have Create Hypertext Links turned ON (in the Set Up Table of Contents dialog box) when creating the TOC for the chapter. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 Shmuel Original Message Subject:RE: FrameMaker

Re: Need a good introductory tutorial for FrameMaker 12

2014-01-23 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Lynda.com costs $25 a month for basic access. The others are free. They are all for older versions of FrameMaker, but the GUI hasn't changed much since version 9, so anything from 9 and above should be fine. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 22

Now OT, I suppose. RE: Adobe pricing policies

2014-01-23 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Do XML editors generally support conditional text and content reuse? Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 22-Jan-14 9:43 PM, Syed Zaeem Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net) wrote: >> Also, at $400, I doubt if FrameMaker XML Author is going to be able to >> compete with other

Re: Graphic distortion in frame pdf

2014-01-16 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
in Visio and save them as WMF, then import the WMFs. Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 14-Jan-14 4:13 PM, Chris Coggins wrote: Attached are two graphics in pdf format: the clean source

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Re: FrameMaker 9: Table Alighment

2013-12-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
I think what you need to do is have the text in the frame aligned with the bottom of the frame instead of the top as it usually is. I'm not sure how to do that, but I'm sure there is a way. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 17-Dec-13

Re: FrameMaker 9: Table Alighment

2013-12-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
could do is add an extra paragraph mark before the table with space below the paragraph mark, and conventionalize the paragraph mark to only appear when the able row is hidden. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 17-Dec-13 4:48 PM, Waltermeyer, Brenda L

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2013-12-17 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
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Re: Frame 11 (UNstructured Features)

2013-12-09 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
. If I would be working freelance, I think I would learn LaTex instead of paying the high price of these upgrades. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 06-Dec-13 9:16 PM, Craig, Alison wrote

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Re: Script to convert tables to paragraphs

2013-11-27 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
is pretty close to unusable. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 27-Nov-13 4:26 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: Unusable is a bit of an exaggeration. I have developed several hundred scripts, which are being successfully used by my clients. I agree that it is poorly documented

Script to convert tables to paragraphs

2013-11-27 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
documented is pretty close to unusable. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 27-Nov-13 4:26 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: > "Unusable" is a bit of an exaggeration. I have developed several hundred > scripts, which are being successfully used by my clients. I agree that

Re: Script to convert tables to paragraphs

2013-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
much easier and more pleasant to use that it's worth considering. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 ; this script converts tables to text ; find the desired table once, before running the script

Re: Script to convert tables to paragraphs

2013-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
And the free editor that comes with it provides autocompletion and context-sensitive help. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson 052-763-7133 On 26-Nov-13 4:27 PM, Jim Owens wrote: AutoIT is a powerful scripting language, and it comes with good

Re: Script to convert tables to paragraphs

2013-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
, makes it worth learning. AutoIt is not an object-oriented language, which reduces the complexity tremendously. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 26-Nov-13 6:10 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: I

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2013-11-26 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
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