RE: FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Kristy Nolan
I've managed to do this a little differently than the others have mentioned. We start the content that needs the change bar prior to the graphic, include the graphic, and then at least the first character of the para immediately follows. Yes, it then looks like there is a change in the first line

RE: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Just another update on this issue - still occurs under the new patch (p237). I wait in hope ;) -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:17 AM To:

RE: [Free Framers] Importing MIF Snippets

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Rick Quatro wrote: There is an old technique where variable definitions, etc. can be imported into a FrameMaker document with a small MIF file. Does anyone have details on how to do this? I used to know, but it has been a while. Thanks in advance. The magic phrase that causes Google to

RE: [Free Framers] Importing MIF Snippets

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Sorry, I just now noticed that your subject line already contained the phrase MIF snippet -- not enough coffee. Richard Richard G. Combs Senior Technical Writer Polycom, Inc. richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom 303-223-5111 -- rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom 303-777-0436 --

FrameMaker 9.0.2 is now available

2009-04-30 Thread RJ Jacquez
Hi All, We just released a new patch for FrameMaker 9, which addresses a number of issues found after the first patch and also reported by many of you on this list. To get the patch, select Help Updates in FrameMaker 9 and please make sure you have already installed the first patch. For

Re: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Scott Prentice
Hi Jeff... DITA-FMx supports any number of index levels. The 1.1 version (still in beta) also provides complete control over the formatting and layout of your see and see-also entries (in addition to many other authoring and publishing features). http://leximation.com/dita-fmx/ Cheers!

Thanks for the help concerning hypertext linking in PDF

2009-04-30 Thread Gerry Olow
My thanks to Richard Combs and Fred Ridder for their help. I found out that I didn't have the Adobe PDF installed (contains Acrobat Distiller). For some reason, when I installed my Frame8, Adobe PDF did not tag along... Thanks again, Gerry Olow ___

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Joel
Hi all, Is there a way to import csv files into Frame 8 in a way that allows them to display correctly? I'm looking at the OLE options, but I don't see a good one for this type of file. Thanks, Joel ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as

RE: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Does it work with unstructured FM? -Original Message- From: Scott Prentice [mailto:s...@leximation.com] Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:05 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error Hi Jeff... DITA-FMx supports any number

Re: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Scott Prentice
Oh geez. Sorry .. I guess I'm a little DITA-centric these days. :o For some reason I though you were referring to a problem with the handling of index entries in DITA (although your original email certainly doesn't imply that at all). If this is really a fundamental issue with nested books

RE: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Matt Sullivan
If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to convert to a table when using the File Import File command. Set the # of columns and other options and you are done. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text

Re: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Joel
I don't see an option for CSV or Notepad in the list of options. I did mean comma separated values. Joel On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Matt Sullivan m...@grafixtraining.comwrote: If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to convert to a table when using the File

RE: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Owen, Clint
CSV is really just a text file. Try changing the extension to .txt. After it's in FM you should be able to convert it to a table. Clint Clinton Owen | Senior Technical Writer | Crane Aerospace Electronics | Telephone: +1 425-743-8674 | Fax: +1 425-743-8113 -Original Message- From:

RE: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Joel wrote: I don't see an option for CSV or Notepad in the list of options. I did mean comma separated values. Joel On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Matt Sullivan m...@grafixtraining.comwrote: If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to convert to a

Re: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Art Campbell
I would use Richard's solution for simple importing, but one of the leading FrameScript gurus, Rick Quatro, just released a more sophisticated solution for importing from a database. Although Rick's example uses a tab-delimited file, a csv is the same type. From his post, on a different

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Hi All: I was just let go from my job today, so I'm signing off this list, since I'm not really an FM person -- just part of this job. I want to take a minute to thank all of you for helping me out this past year. I didn't know FrameMaker AT ALL, and I quickly became the go to guru based mainly

RE: Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Lea Rush
I'm very sorry to hear that, Deirdre. Take a day or so to breathe, and good luck with the job hunt! Lea _ Lea Rush Software and Documentation Specialist Astoria-Pacific International PO Box 830 Clackamas OR 97015 PH: 800-657-3010 FAX:  503-655-7367

RE: Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Deirdre Reagan I was just let go from my job today, so I'm signing off this list, since I'm not really an FM person -- just part of this job. I want to take a minute to thank all of you for helping me out this past year. I didn't know FrameMaker AT ALL, and I quickly became the go to

Re: Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Writer
Best of luck, Deirdre. I've been there more times than I care to count. You may be surprised, though; knowing FM could open doors that you didn't perceive before. Nadine --- On Thu, 4/30/09, Deirdre Reagan deirdre.rea...@gmail.com wrote: From: Deirdre Reagan deirdre.rea...@gmail.com

RE: Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Syed.Hosain
Sorry to hear this, Deirdre! Hope you find some other opportunity very soon. Z -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Deirdre Reagan Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:28 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Alan Litchfield
Hi all, This request has come in from a client: "How do I get change bars to appear alongside graphics/anchored frames? The help file indicates they should appear automatically (when set) against non-referenced graphics but I can?t get this to happen. All my graphics are in anchored

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Dave Reynolds
I'd be interested to find out about this too. I've always put change bars on graphics manually (a line in an anchored frame). Does mean I have to remember to remove them later, but not too much of a problem. Alan Litchfield wrote, on 30/04/2009 8:52 a.m.: > Hi all, > > This request has come

Truncating

2009-04-30 Thread Alan Litchfield
This is a possible solution to my problem below. Is there a variable/building block that allows me to use the Marker Text that can be entered into the Marker dialog instead of the standard set (,...) that reads the paragraph text and places that into the cross reference in the list? Here's

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Alan Litchfield
Hi Linda, That only puts a short bar with the paragraph and does not extend the full length of the anchored frame. Which is the really annoying thing. This is what I have suggested and seems to have got around the problem unless something better emerges: > In the past (in flight manuals, for

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Dave Reynolds
What I've done is set up the anchored frame in AutoText. Set to Outside Text Frame and Side farther from binding. In the frame I've put a line that is the same colour and width as Frame's change bars, and the same distance from the text. The Aframe is only about 1cm square, but the line

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Alan Litchfield
OK. That seems to offer the best solution. Thanks Linda. On 30/04/2009, at 10:46 AM, Linda G. Gallagher wrote: > Ah, it does work if the anchored frame is set to At Insertion Point, > but it > does just the short line if you have it set to Below Current Line. I > think > that's what I was

FM 8 - Change Bars

2009-04-30 Thread Kristy Nolan
I've "managed" to do this a little differently than the others have mentioned. We start the content that needs the change bar prior to the graphic, include the graphic, and then at least the first character of the para immediately follows. Yes, it then looks like there is a change in the first

FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Just another update on this issue - still occurs under the new patch (p237). I wait in hope ;>) -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:17 AM To: framers

[Free Framers] Importing MIF Snippets

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Rick Quatro wrote: > There is an old technique where variable definitions, etc. can be imported > into a FrameMaker document with a small MIF file. Does anyone have details > on how to do this? I used to know, but it has been a while. Thanks in > advance. The magic phrase that causes Google to

[Free Framers] Importing MIF Snippets

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Sorry, I just now noticed that your subject line already contained the phrase "MIF snippet" -- not enough coffee. Richard Richard G. Combs Senior Technical Writer Polycom, Inc. richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom 303-223-5111 -- rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom 303-777-0436 --

FrameMaker 9.0.2 is now available

2009-04-30 Thread RJ Jacquez
Hi All, We just released a new patch for FrameMaker 9, which addresses a number of issues found after the first patch and also reported by many of you on this list. To get the patch, select Help > Updates in FrameMaker 9 and please make sure you have already installed the first patch. For

FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Scott Prentice
Hi Jeff... DITA-FMx supports any number of index levels. The 1.1 version (still in beta) also provides complete control over the formatting and layout of your see and see-also entries (in addition to many other authoring and publishing features). http://leximation.com/dita-fmx/ Cheers!

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Joel
Hi all, Is there a way to import csv files into Frame 8 in a way that allows them to display correctly? I'm looking at the OLE options, but I don't see a good one for this type of file. Thanks, Joel

FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Does it work with unstructured FM? -Original Message- From: Scott Prentice [mailto:s...@leximation.com] Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:05 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error Hi Jeff... DITA-FMx supports any

FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Scott Prentice
Oh geez. Sorry .. I guess I'm a little DITA-centric these days. :o For some reason I though you were referring to a problem with the handling of index entries in DITA (although your original email certainly doesn't imply that at all). If this is really a fundamental issue with nested books

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Matt Sullivan
If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to convert to a table when using the File > Import > File command. Set the # of columns and other options and you are done. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training matt at roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell &

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Joel
I don't see an option for CSV or Notepad in the list of options. I did mean comma separated values. Joel On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Matt Sullivan wrote: > If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to > convert > to a table when using the File > Import > File

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Owen, Clint
CSV is really just a text file. Try changing the extension to .txt. After it's in FM you should be able to convert it to a table. Clint Clinton Owen | Senior Technical Writer | Crane Aerospace & Electronics | Telephone: +1 425-743-8674 | Fax: +1 425-743-8113 -Original Message- From:

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Joel wrote: > I don't see an option for CSV or Notepad in the list of options. I did mean > comma separated values. > > Joel > > On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Matt Sullivan > wrote: > > > If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to > > convert > > to a table when

csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Art Campbell
I would use Richard's solution for simple importing, but one of the leading FrameScript gurus, Rick Quatro, just released a more sophisticated solution for importing from a database. Although Rick's example uses a tab-delimited file, a csv is the same type. >From his post, on a different

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Hi All: I was just let go from my job today, so I'm signing off this list, since I'm not really an FM person -- just part of this job. I want to take a minute to thank all of you for helping me out this past year. I didn't know FrameMaker AT ALL, and I quickly became the go to guru based mainly

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Lea Rush
I'm very sorry to hear that, Deirdre. Take a day or so to breathe, and good luck with the job hunt! Lea _ Lea Rush Software and Documentation Specialist Astoria-Pacific International PO Box 830 Clackamas OR 97015 PH: 800-657-3010 FAX:? 503-655-7367

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Combs, Richard
Deirdre Reagan > I was just let go from my job today, so I'm signing off this list, > since I'm not really an FM person -- just part of this job. > > I want to take a minute to thank all of you for helping me out this > past year. I didn't know FrameMaker AT ALL, and I quickly became the > go

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread Writer
Best of luck, Deirdre. I've been there more times than I care to count. You may be surprised, though; knowing FM could open doors that you didn't perceive before. Nadine --- On Thu, 4/30/09, Deirdre Reagan wrote: > From: Deirdre Reagan > Subject: Thank you all so much > To: framers at

Thank you all so much

2009-04-30 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Sorry to hear this, Deirdre! Hope you find some other opportunity very soon. Z -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Deirdre Reagan Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:28 PM To: framers at

Mif2go - suddenly some graphics files won't import when creating HTML

2009-04-30 Thread Susan OConnor
Hi Everyone, I'm suddenly having a problem with Mif2go. All of a sudden graphics files have stopped importing on some book files when I'm creating a HTML file. Others import just fine. The graphics files are in the same folder, have the same format - I can't find a difference between them that