RE: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-18 Thread David Artman
Why can't you use this technique: As a final, hacky solution, you could make a super-stripped file (I use MIF editing to kill, like, EVERY catalog I can) and then have one of those files for each part, in which you define a Variable to carry the H/F text? That way, you could still use

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-18 Thread David Artman
Why can't you use this technique: > As a final, hacky solution, you could make a super-stripped file (I use > MIF editing to kill, like, EVERY catalog I can) and then have one of > those files for each part, in which you define a Variable to carry the > H/F text? That way, you could still use

Re: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-14 Thread Roger Shuttleworth
Thanks to David, Lin, and Robert for replies to my question about picking up a paratext from a previous file in a book and displaying it in a running header/footer. It appears that FM will not do this. To David: No, I can't use the Volume building block because it is already in use. To

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-13 Thread Roger Shuttleworth
Thanks to David, Lin, and Robert for replies to my question about picking up a paratext from a previous file in a book and displaying it in a running header/footer. It appears that FM will not do this. To David: No, I can't use the Volume building block because it is already in use. To Robert:

Re: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-12 Thread Lin Sims
It does, actually, but since we make sure that the text is black, it doesn't LOOK like it's clickable. People are so accustomed to links being blue and/or underlined that they never think to hover over text that looks like all the other text. Social engineering at its finest. ;-) -- Lin Sims On

Re: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-12 Thread Robert Lauriston
Another way to work around that is to consolidate everything into a single file. On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Lin Sims ljsims...@gmail.com wrote: Current file only, unless that's changed with FM11 (and I doubt it). Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by using

RE: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-12 Thread David Artman
|From: Lin Sims ljsims...@gmail.com |Date: Tue, December 11, 2012 8:20 pm | |Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by |using cross-references. It means you'll have to remember to check that |you're pointing to the right files if you add any new ones in, but it |beats

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-12 Thread Lin Sims
It does, actually, but since we make sure that the text is black, it doesn't LOOK like it's clickable. People are so accustomed to links being blue and/or underlined that they never think to hover over text that looks like all the other text. Social engineering at its finest. ;-) -- Lin Sims On

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-12 Thread David Artman
|From: Lin Sims |Date: Tue, December 11, 2012 8:20 pm | |Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by |using cross-references. It means you'll have to remember to check that |you're pointing to the right files if you add any new ones in, but it |beats typing everything in

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-11 Thread Roger Shuttleworth
Hello All FM11.0.1.382 on Windows Vista. I have a FM book that is divided into parts, with divider files that indicate where a part begins. After the divider file comes the first chapter in that part. I want to insert a running header/footer to catch the title from the divider file and put

Re: Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-11 Thread Lin Sims
Current file only, unless that's changed with FM11 (and I doubt it). Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by using cross-references. It means you'll have to remember to check that you're pointing to the right files if you add any new ones in, but it beats typing

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-11 Thread Roger Shuttleworth
Hello All FM11.0.1.382 on Windows Vista. I have a FM book that is divided into parts, with divider files that indicate where a part begins. After the divider file comes the first chapter in that part. I want to insert a running header/footer to catch the title from the divider file and put it

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-11 Thread Lin Sims
Current file only, unless that's changed with FM11 (and I doubt it). Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by using cross-references. It means you'll have to remember to check that you're pointing to the right files if you add any new ones in, but it beats typing

Cross-reference to a previous file

2012-12-11 Thread Robert Lauriston
Another way to work around that is to consolidate everything into a single file. On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Lin Sims wrote: > Current file only, unless that's changed with FM11 (and I doubt it). > > Where I work, we have a sort-of-similar issue, and we solved it by > using