Re: Fameusers: Mixed Structured / Unstructured and xrefs

2014-11-03 Thread Lin Sims
Orly, Chip registers are EXACTLY what those structured files are. This is my first go around with using a mixed environment. What I've wound up doing is keeping the structured generated files separate instead of trying to copy them into the unstructured chapter file, and setting numbering to Use

Fameusers: Mixed Structured / Unstructured and xrefs

2014-11-02 Thread Orly Zimmerman
HI Lin, We have a similar process, where we generate FM files from XML sources for our chip register files. They are structured FM files. The functional specs for the same book are unstructured files. We run FM in structured mode. Auto cross ref's work as they should - assuming they have the

Re: Mixed Structured / Unstructured and xrefs

2014-10-31 Thread Jang F.M. Graat
Lin, First remark, which of course you have figured out yourself: the person who decided to move from structured to unstructured FM should have his head examined (after being fired by the ones even higher in command who no longer want to waste their money). The engineers that complain about

Mixed Structured / Unstructured and xrefs

2014-10-30 Thread Lin Sims
Bare bones background: We have Excel spreadsheets that we convert to XML files using a script. The script also creates a ditamap for all the files and creates an XML file that contains a table that links to all the individual XML files. We use DITAFMx to convert the ditamap and XML files to a

Re: Mixed Structured / Unstructured and xrefs

2014-10-30 Thread Lin Sims
Yep, the file I'm importing to has no structure. I'm going to try adding it and then importing again. As to why, the highly condensed Readers Digest version is that the company was moving to DITA using Frame, DITA-FMx, and a CCMS called Vasont. Then we got bought. My engineers wanted to be able