RE: Generating web pages out of FM

2014-03-12 Thread Reng, Dr. Winfried
Hi, I also recommend to test the trial version yourself. I installed it in a virtual machine so that nothing else will be affected. When I tested the conversion to HTML Help briefly with the default settings, it worked very well! Very fast. Very convenient! Seamless, no issues. Many options to

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: Reworking legacy FrameMaker graphics

2014-03-12 Thread Craig Ede
But you wouldn't be editing screen shots, would you? For extracting whole graphics like those, it might be better to do a saveAs HTML and then use the graphics from the images directory. Also, MIF2Go can export to FM to rtf, which allows you to save from Word to HTML. From there you can use

RE: Conditional text - looks like there are some big differences between 9 and 12

2014-03-12 Thread Rahul Dhaundiyal
Hi, Here's a video tutorial for FM12: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9GL_a1kmbA Thanks Rahul Dhaundiyal From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Roman Banks Sent: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 8:53 PM To: David Downing;

RE: Conditional build expressions?

2014-03-12 Thread Rahul Dhaundiyal
Hi, Here is some documentation which you might find useful: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSDBF43BE9-0F4B-489e-A467-D98DA307B987.html Regards Rahul Dhaundiyal From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of rebecca officer

RE: Generating web pages out of FM

2014-03-12 Thread Keith Soltys
I’ve been using an evaluation copy of FrameMaker to test the online capabilities. The most capable format is the Responsive HTML5, which is comparable to the Reverb format in Quadralay’s WebWorks ePublisher. It includes a slick skin editor that lets you customize the visual appearance. As

Changes made with Track Test Edits don't show in PDF

2014-03-12 Thread john . x . posada
Hi, guys...FM11. I turned on track changes (Special Track Text Edits Enable). I make changes, looks good in Frame document. I now want to send the book, with changes, with track changes, to someone. When I PDF the book, the changes don't get included. It creates the before version and I want

Re: Generating web pages out of FM

2014-03-12 Thread Robert Lauriston
FM 12 integrates the most popular features of RoboHelp, which does a much better job of generating HTML than FrameMaker: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WS2d2a17056e2191985844af1a142be0be50b-8000.html For the best-looking HTML from FrameMaker source, check out WebWorks ePublisher.

Blank pages

2014-03-12 Thread Pam Harper
I have all of my books set for single-sided with Delete Empty Pages. Lately extra blank pages are showing on many documents even after I save (which almost always clears out empty pages) or select Remove Overrides when going from master view to page view (another reliable way for deleting extra

FM 12 + RH 11

2014-03-12 Thread hessiansx4
My boss is asking me to provide a justification for using FM12 (which now outputs webhelp and responsive html5) as a single-source for our webhelp (as opposed to using only RH or importing FM into RH). Has anyone had experience with any of these methods in ATCS 5? If so, I'd love to hear about

Re: Conditional text - looks like there are some big differences between 9 and 12

2014-03-12 Thread Gyanesh Talwar
Hi David, This page should help you understand states of conditional tags in FM 12: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSF778A159-48A7-4f26-B04E-79509DDB38E8.html Regards, Gyanesh On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 12:37 AM, David Downing david.h.down...@gmail.comwrote: That tutorial for

Re: Conditional build expressions?

2014-03-12 Thread Gyanesh Talwar
Scott, The parenthesis support in conditional build expressions is added in FM 12. Below is some more content about Conditional Text from the FM 12 What's New. Hope this helps. Regards, Gyanesh Conditional Tags pod The new Conditional Tags pod makes it easier for you to create and manage

RE: FM 12 + RH 11

2014-03-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Unless you need PDF output or are using structured authoring, then there's no need to single source out of FM. As for tracking usage, if your help is on a web server (not a LAN server), you can check out the Adobe forums or RoboColum(n)

FrameMaker 12 publish feature

2014-03-12 Thread Studio Smalbro
I have just bought and installed FrameMaker 12 and have been playing around with the publish feature. I would like to publish some manuals to epub, but I just can't seem to make it work properly. When I publish to epub: - all embedded pictures disappear - czech characters disappear - tables

RE: FrameMaker 12 publish feature

2014-03-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Have you ever created ePUB output before? Some things may not be supported by the standard - see http://www.mattrsullivan.com/blog/tcs/ebooks/ for issues that Matt Sullivan had when he turned his FM bible into ePUB. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

I am still hunting for HunSpell dictionaries in FrameMaker11...

2014-03-12 Thread Simon BUCH
Dear Framers, I am on the hunt for learning how to integrate HunSpell dictionaries into FrameMaker 11, for languages such as Icelandic. According to the FrameMaker 11 Upgrade Guide:

Re: I am still hunting for HunSpell dictionaries in FrameMaker11...

2014-03-12 Thread Böðvar Björgvinsson
I have received a negative reply, but I haven't tried this myself. Not had the time, really. But this should be really easy as in OpenOffice, LibreOffice etc. Brgds, Bodvar On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Simon BUCH simon.b...@m-ais.com wrote: Dear Framers, I am on the hunt for

RE: I am still hunting for HunSpell dictionaries in FrameMaker11...

2014-03-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Have you checked out Arnis' post - http://forums.adobe.com/message/5802799#5802799 From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Simon BUCH Sent: March-12-14 1:01 PM To: 'Framers' Subject: I am still hunting for HunSpell dictionaries in

RE: Blank pages

2014-03-12 Thread Craig Ede
Make sure your pagination setting select Next Available Page rather than Read From File. Craig From: phar...@bailiwick.com To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Blank pages Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:15:28 + I have all of my books set for single-sided with Delete Empty Pages.

Re: FM 12 + RH 11

2014-03-12 Thread Robert Lauriston
What are you using now? An earlier version of FrameMaker? FM12 basically has most of RoboHelp folded in so you get two for one. To see what you'd lose with only RoboHelp, generate a PDF from RoboHelp and compare it with one saved from FrameMaker. Note that FrameMaker can save PDF with change

RE: Having problems with importing an EPS file into FrameMaker ...

2014-03-12 Thread Craig Ede
Wouldn't it make sense that an Encapsulated PostScript element (EPS file) would not print to a non-postscript printer (except the part of it that is non-PostScript, i.e. the preview)? The benefits of producing output to a PDF from FM and then printing to your printer has been discussed many

Re: Reworking legacy FrameMaker graphics

2014-03-12 Thread Robert Lauriston
I hope I never have to use it, but that's a very clever trick. On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 7:44 AM, Steve Rickaby srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk wrote: Many thanks to Heiko Haida for the solution here: generate PDFs of the graphics, which are (somewhat amazingly) then completely editable in

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: Blank pages

2014-03-12 Thread Fred Ridder
And note that the Next Available option can only be chosen when you are setting pagination from the *book file* window. FrameMaker keeps separate file-level pagination properties in each component file and book-level pagination properties in each book file that use the components. Next

Re: Reworking legacy FrameMaker graphics

2014-03-12 Thread Alan Litchfield
I have done that many times. The vectors and splines created are sometimes a bit poorly connected but in general, they follow the correct structure for postscript output. I have also used this approach on a number of projects to fix MS Word drawings. That is those that have been made using

RE: Having problems with importing an EPS file into FrameMaker ...

2014-03-12 Thread Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net)
Hi, Craig. Yup, I agree with your observation, and do understand the oft-stated requirement to use PDF output and then print from it. :) It is just that I was not expecting the poor quality when I printed directly from FrameMaker to the printer I had access to at the time (I was at home) to

RE: need referrals for localization companies

2014-03-12 Thread Craig, Alison
Depending on whether or not you want a North American-based translation bureau, I can recommend ADT International out of France (http://www.adt-international.com/). We used them for 7+ years. We only switched when my company was purchased and a sister company in Denmark began handling our

RE: Blank pages

2014-03-12 Thread Lisa Freeman
Also, if you have a master page for blank pages, make sure it doesn't have a text box on it that is set to be editable on the body pages. That had me pulling my hair out a few weeks ago. Lisa From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

Re: FM 12 + RH 11

2014-03-12 Thread hessiansx4
Thanks for your comments, which I will share with my team.   In answer to your questions Robert: we have ATCS 5 (FM 12, RH 11) installed. I'm working on creating a FM template. We currently output to .pdf (from Word - ugh) and webhelp (from RH). We'd like to output to responsive html 5 and may,

FrameMaker Console Window and Font Issue

2014-03-12 Thread George, Brenda (CAI)
I work in an office that uses an automated process to import XML files into FrameMaker 11. After importing, the files are formatted into FM11 documents. We are working in a Windows 7 environment. We recently upgraded the Zapf Dingbats font family to ITC Zapf Dingbats Std font family. When I

Re: FM 12 + RH 11

2014-03-12 Thread Robert Lauriston
As long as you're evaluating alternatives, you should check out WebWorks ePublisher. It can use Word, FrameMaker, and/or DITA as source and the output. I haven't looked at its PDF output since my source was in FrameMaker, but it kicked RoboHelp 10 to the curb as far as web help. On Wed, Mar 12,

RE: need referrals for localization companies

2014-03-12 Thread Ann Zdunczyk
I work with a number of localization companies, here are a couple for you: Godfrey Garcia Jr. Vice President Global Translation Systems 920 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Chapel Hill NC 27514 Ph.: (919) 967-2010 x 7 Fax: (919) 929-1333 www.globaltranslation.com Hannah Lodge Vice