Re: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Robert Lauriston
I believe that pdfmark text frame approach was an old kludge to work around the lack of a direct way to specify a named destination in FrameMaker. Current best practice is to insert a Hypertext marker with the Specify Named Destination (newlink linkname) option. Jennifer's source was apparently

Re: converting giant tables to running text

2013-01-05 Thread Robert Lauriston
I guess I didn't provide enough detail. I'm working in a scratch file because while the left column is all headings, some of the cells in the right column include multiple paragraphs with different tags. On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Stuart Rogers srog...@phoenix-geophysics.com wrote: I'm not

RE: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Johnson, Jennifer
Hi Robert, We tried that and the named destination came through as M8.newlink.helpid. We could find no good way to scrub the M8.newlink. out of the named destination without a 3rd party tool. Jennifer -Original Message- From: robert.lauris...@gmail.com

Re: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Robert Lauriston
D'oh! I forgot I had the same issue: http://forums.adobe.com/thread/316277 Are the help targets defined in FrameMaker using named destinations? On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Johnson, Jennifer jennifer.john...@hypertherm.com wrote: Hi Robert, We tried that and the named destination came

Re: Making IETMs using Frame possible?

2013-01-05 Thread Ben Allums
On 12/22/2012 10:18 PM, Apurva Bahadur wrote: Dear Framers, Can Framemaker/Robohelp create Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IETM)? Looking at the Wikipedia document, the Type 1, class 1, 2 and 3 should certainly be possible with Frame/Robohelp.

RE: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Harvey, Peggy
Thanks to everyone who responded to my request to solve this mystery. I figured it was probably done with named destinations somehow but I've searched the files and I can't find any evidence of the necessary links - no hypertext markers or pdfmark text boxes. I looked at the Destinations panel

Re: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Robert Lauriston
Peggy, what do the help target markers look like in FrameMaker? I'm thinking maybe your predecessor had TimeSavers installed. The marker text syntax could indicate whether that's the case. On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Rick Quatro r...@rickquatro.com wrote: This is one of the benefits of

Re: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread obair
The way is the Timesavers plugin. It works. We used it for years at my former job. Paul On Dé hAoine, 4 Eanáir, 2013, at 13:10, Johnson, Jennifer jennifer.john...@hypertherm.com wrote: Hi Robert, We tried that and the named destination came through as M8.newlink.helpid. We could find no

Re: Courier Std Problem

2013-01-05 Thread Böðvar Björgvinsson
Hi Joel, Have you assured that Adobe PDF is your default printer? Bodvar On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Joel eleys...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, I recently received a new work PC with Windows 7 and upgraded to Frame 11. I have some text that uses Courier Std in its regular weight, but

RE: Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Jennifer, TimeSavers has a setting where you can suppress the automatic insertion of the M#.newlink prefix. Rick -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Johnson, Jennifer Sent: Friday, January 04, 2013

Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread ob...@me.com
The "way" is the Timesavers plugin. It works. We used it for years at my former job. Paul On D? hAoine, 4 Ean?ir, 2013, at 13:10, "Johnson, Jennifer" wrote: > Hi Robert, > > We tried that and the named destination came through as > M8.newlink.helpid. We could find no good way to scrub the

Courier Std Problem

2013-01-05 Thread Böðvar Björgvinsson
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Using PDF for context-sensitive help

2013-01-05 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Jennifer, TimeSavers has a setting where you can suppress the automatic insertion of the M#.newlink prefix. Rick -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Johnson, Jennifer Sent: Friday, January 04,