Re: [Framers] Revisiting graphic formats, png or something else?

2019-06-03 Thread Grant Hogarth
I agree completely with Syed. PNG is the way to go if at all possible. Grant On Jun 3, 2019, 4:38 PM, at 4:38 PM, Syed Zaeem Hosain wrote: >For screen captures, using PNG is the best way to go, IMHO. In our >modern web/storage era, the size of HTML files should not be a >constraint here. >

Re: [Framers] Extracting images

2018-12-14 Thread Grant Hogarth
Save as HTML, then pull it from the images folder. Grant Hogarth -- Original Message -- From: "Doug" To: "Framers" Sent: 12/14/2018 8:22:43 AM Subject: [Framers] Extracting images What's the best way to extract images from Word or from Frame that are embed

Re: [Framers] Retired

2018-11-26 Thread Grant Hogarth
Enjoy your time at rest. We will miss you on Framers! On Nov 26, 2018, 9:23 AM, at 9:23 AM, Keith Soltys wrote: >As of last Wednesday, I am now retired, courtesy of a sudden but not >entirely unexpected lay off from the TMX Group (basically the Toronto >Stock Exchange) where I've been for the

Re: [Framers] Spelling bee champs out there?

2018-10-30 Thread Grant Hogarth
Well, so much for those theories -- Original Message -- From: tamm...@spectrumwritingllc.com To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.'" ; "'Grant Hogarth'" Sent: 10/30/2018 5:48:20 PM Subject: RE: [Framers] Spelling bee champs out

Re: [Framers] Spelling bee champs out there?

2018-10-30 Thread Grant Hogarth
Good thought Stephen! Alternatively, a "lookalike" character from a different alphabet? Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Stephen Rickaby" To: "An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software." ; "'Grant Hogarth'" Sent: 10/

Re: [Framers] Spelling bee champs out there?

2018-10-25 Thread Grant Hogarth
In earlier versions you could edit the site.dict file. According to the Adobe forums (https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1148638): In later versions, the Adobe dictionaries are located in a Linguistics folder. The exact location varies depending upon the O/S, but in Windows the Linguistics files

Re: [Framers] Happy Birthday Rick

2018-10-25 Thread Grant Hogarth
What Julie said! :-) You are a treasure. Grant -- Original Message -- From: julie.sigr...@airbornemx.com To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Sent: 10/25/2018 5:10:54 AM Subject: [Framers] Happy Birthday Rick Belated happy birthday, Rick. Hope you had a wonderful day and the 60s can be a

Re: [Framers] Perpetual Newbie Question #2: Lists of Para and Char Tags

2018-08-09 Thread Grant Hogarth
Create a book for the files, and then generate a list of the paragraph and character tags. (These will be separate lists). The Silicon Prairie tools are also good. Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Robert Lauriston" To: "An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software."

Re: [Framers] SVG graphic with photograph not importing

2018-07-20 Thread Grant Hogarth
Robert makes a good point, but if no one is expecting a magical increase in resolution, the standardization on graphic type makes sense. -- Original Message -- From: "Robert Lauriston" To: "An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software." Sent: 7/20/2018 12:17:45 PM

Re: [Framers] SVG graphic with photograph not importing

2018-07-20 Thread Grant Hogarth
Thought: could FrameMaker be interpreting the transparency of the label layer differently for this image? Although given the other images coming in correctly, perhaps there is something in that original photo that has a transparency issue. Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Jeff

Re: [Framers] Final note about Adobe Licensing

2018-06-26 Thread Grant Hogarth
Some of us use both; different clients have different requirements. Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Jack DeLand" To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.'" Sent: 6/26/2018 9:39:08 AM Subject: Re: [Framers] Final note about Adobe Licensing Few people are

Re: [Framers] Follow up to Adobe "support"

2018-06-08 Thread Grant Hogarth
paint.net also works well, and is donation-supported. ⁣Sent from Blue ​ On Jun 7, 2018, 12:12 PM, at 12:12 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: >Plus, you still need a Photoshop-like tool. You may want to look at >Affinity >Photo. I haven't tried it yet, but for $50 and no subscription, it may >be a >good

Re: [Framers] ANN: I owe taxes sale!

2018-04-04 Thread Grant Hogarth
Made my contribution/investment. :-) Thanks Rick! Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Rick Quatro" To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.'" Sent: 4/3/2018 3:19:23 PM Subject: [Framers] ANN: I owe taxes sale!

Re: [Framers] OT-Documenting APIs

2017-11-23 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi Shmuel You are correct. The second form are usually called REST or RESTful applications. The main difference from our perspective is that for the REST type, you really do need to provide a lot more "recipes" for how the various HTTP requests (GET, POST, PATCH, DELETE, HEAD, OPTIONS, etc.)

Re: [Framers] OT-Documenting APIs

2017-11-23 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi Allison. I've done a fair bit of API documentation, so feel free to ask me questions. The thing to remember is that basically an API doc is a cookbook. You are providing the recipe and cooking instructions. Most APIs these days are in some variant of XML (XML, YAML, YANG, etc.), so

Re: [Framers] Converting to Word for Review

2017-07-11 Thread Grant Hogarth
I agree with Rick, but would recommend (if there is the budget) a third-party PDF->Word converter, such as ABBYFine Reader. Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Rick Quatro" To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.'"

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Another way to do this would be to 1. Save as MIF. 2. Locate the first instance in a text editor (I prefer Notepad++) 3. Copy that string. 4. Search and Replace the string. 5. Save the MIF. 6. Reopen in FM. -- Original Message -- From: "Karen Robbins" To:

Re: [Framers] "Secret" Freeze Pagination Feature

2017-04-25 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi Stefan; I used it a few times back in the day (I've been using FM since v2) to create "insert" pages (for documents that were printed and stored in 3-ring binders). These pages would be updates to the existing document. That said, I have not used the feature in many years, and I'm not

Re: [Framers] Running H/F variable challenge

2016-03-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
Try adding a non-breaking space after the text in the Exercise\ :[non-breaking space] On March 16, 2016 at 3:10 PM Pat Christenson wrote: Hi Fred - Yes, I tried that but then it includes the space when the header is referencing

Re: FM Crashes after generating html

2015-01-27 Thread Grant Hogarth
As you are on Windows 7, it my be due to a timeout/handshakeproblem. Ive run into this, and there is a fix. I posted it here a while back, so it should be in the archives; but Ill try to see if I can find the mail I sent and resend it to you. Grant On

Acrobat Shared Review question (date extention)

2015-01-26 Thread Grant Hogarth
Question, not really FM-related, but there does not seem to be an easily-Googled answer... Once a review has completed, is there any way to extend the review date, or do I have to reissue a new document? Grant Frustrated in CO. ___ You

RE: How do you get fractions in FM 12?

2014-12-10 Thread Grant Hogarth
Use the Character Tool to see if your font provides true fractions. If not, find a font that looks like yours that does, and then create a character definition that uses that font. Then just apply the character tag to the correct character. Grant On December 9, 2014 at 10:03

Fwd: Use a Ninja to Analyze Web Fonts

2014-08-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
This looks like an interesting free resource. -- Original Message -- From: SitePoint Design des...@sitepoint.com To: gr...@hedgewizard.net gr...@hedgewizard.net Date: August 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM Subject: Use a Ninja to Analyze Web Fonts

Re: OT: Adobe 'Creative Cloud' (again)

2013-07-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
David, it seems logical to me: if the CC licence is for version 6, and your CS version is 6, flies created with the cloud version won't be able to be opened with your local version. Just like you cannot open FM version 10 files in FM version 9. Grant On 7/17/2013 4:52 AM, David Creamer

OT: Adobe 'Creative Cloud' (again)

2013-07-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
David, it seems logical to me: if the CC licence is for version >6, and your CS version is 6, flies created with the cloud version won't be able to be opened with your local version. Just like you cannot open FM version 10 files in FM version 9. Grant On 7/17/2013 4:52 AM, David Creamer

Re: Cleaning Character Formats

2013-07-09 Thread Grant Hogarth
It will also match head, head.1, head.2, Grant On 7/9/2013 3:47 PM, Scott Prentice wrote: While we're on the subject .. an unfortunate tag searching issue happens if your tag names contain hyphens, and you try to use the Whole Word option. FM will match on partial tag names where search

Cleaning Character Formats

2013-07-09 Thread Grant Hogarth
It will also match head, head.1, head.2, Grant On 7/9/2013 3:47 PM, Scott Prentice wrote: > While we're on the subject .. an unfortunate tag searching issue > happens if your tag names contain hyphens, and you try to use the > "Whole Word" option. FM will match on partial tag names where

Re: switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?

2013-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hello Lise; There are two (IMO) better solutions than two full books. One is to use a universal page (11.5 x 7.5 in ) --short enough to fit on US Letter; narrow enough for A4. The downside is that you will end up with extra white space (LR on US, TB on A4). OTOH, you can print the PDF

Re: switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?

2013-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Doh! Peter is correct about the page dimensions. Sufficient coffee evidently has not reached neurons yet. Grant On 2/21/2013 9:35 AM, Peter Hirons wrote: I frequently hit this problem, but my solution is to define a custom paper size of 8.25 x 11 inches. This will print on both paper sizes

switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?

2013-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hello Lise; There are two (IMO) better solutions than two full books. One is to use a "universal" page (11.5 x 7.5 in ) --short enough to fit on US Letter; narrow enough for A4. The downside is that you will end up with extra white space (L on US, T on A4). OTOH, you can print the PDF

switch between 8.5x11 and A4 sized pages within the same book?

2013-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Doh! Peter is correct about the page dimensions. Sufficient coffee evidently has not reached neurons yet. Grant On 2/21/2013 9:35 AM, Peter Hirons wrote: > > I frequently hit this problem, but my solution is to define a custom > paper size of 8.25 x 11 inches. This will print on both paper

Re: OT: Reference list formatting

2013-02-13 Thread Grant Hogarth
All I can think of is to do a repetitive search-and-replace for some of this, but most of it would have to be hand-done. Grant On 2/12/2013 1:10 PM, Steve Rickaby wrote: Do any academic editors out there know of any software that will take an existing reference list made up of entries in a

OT: Reference list formatting

2013-02-12 Thread Grant Hogarth
All I can think of is to do a repetitive search-and-replace for some of this, but most of it would have to be hand-done. Grant On 2/12/2013 1:10 PM, Steve Rickaby wrote: > Do any academic editors out there know of any software that will take an > existing reference list made up of entries in a

Re: Use Blank Paper ruler units (Was: Unavailable Fonts error)

2013-01-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
Could this possibly be a FMinit setting? Grant On 1/24/2013 12:19 PM, Stuart Rogers wrote: On 24/01/2013 1:31 PM, Matt Sullivan wrote: I believe the Document Properties in custom.fm will control units. (setting custom.fm to use a specific unit of measure should fix this) Should, but doesn't.

Job Ops: Networking technology writers

2013-01-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi all! The company I have been contracting for for the past 9 months now has some open contract positions that they want to fill immediately. I'm posting here because they are FrameMaker jobs. Bard (http://www.bardwrite.com/

Use Blank Paper ruler units (Was: Unavailable Fonts error)

2013-01-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
Could this possibly be a FMinit setting? Grant On 1/24/2013 12:19 PM, Stuart Rogers wrote: > On 24/01/2013 1:31 PM, Matt Sullivan wrote: >> I believe the Document Properties in custom.fm will control units. >> (setting custom.fm to use a specific unit of measure should fix this) > > Should, but

Job Ops: Networking technology writers

2013-01-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi all! The company I have been contracting for for the past 9 months now has some open contract positions that they want to fill immediately. I'm posting here because they are FrameMaker jobs. Bard (http://www.bardwrite.com/

Re: font change not appearing in Autonumber

2012-11-16 Thread Grant Hogarth
have you tried using Alt+0149 (U2202) for the numbering character? Grant On 11/14/2012 4:40 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: FM10. Inherited documents, template has evolved over maybe 15 years so there's a lot of legacy cruft. I have a Bullet1 paragraph tag. Its Autonumber Format is l\t (that's a

font change not appearing in Autonumber

2012-11-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
have you tried using Alt+0149 (U2202) for the numbering character? Grant On 11/14/2012 4:40 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > FM10. Inherited documents, template has evolved over maybe 15 years so > there's a lot of legacy cruft. > > I have a Bullet1 paragraph tag. Its Autonumber Format is l\t

Need some help on a structured FM bid quote

2012-11-13 Thread Grant Hogarth
I've got a request for a bid on a contract that involves reworking an EDD (or perhaps scrapping it and creating fresh), and I really don't know how many hours to assign to this. If someone was willing to help off-list, I'd be most appreciative. Grant

Re: Question about char tag override indicator

2012-09-07 Thread Grant Hogarth
It's Franklin Gothic, so there is book, demi, demi condensed, medium, medium condensed, and heavy. Sadly I am not the template owner, and am working on FM remotely (via citrix) on the client's server. So WISIWIG. Grant On 9/6/2012 9:32 AM, Robert Lauriston wrote: Does the font for the

Question about char tag override indicator

2012-09-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
It's Franklin Gothic, so there is book, demi, demi condensed, medium, medium condensed, and heavy. Sadly I am not the template owner, and am working on FM remotely (via citrix) on the client's server. So WISIWIG. Grant On 9/6/2012 9:32 AM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > Does the font for the

FM9 does not support helvetica font (any workaround)

2012-06-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
Amita? FM9 has never had any font restrictions that I know of. You should be able to use any correctly-installed windows font in it. I have Helvetica installed and have no problems with it. Grant On 6/19/2012 1:27 AM, Amita Goyal wrote: > Hello Framers, > I have a specifc query on FM9. It does

Re: Upgrading from FM7.x to FM10: Features

2012-06-08 Thread Grant Hogarth
One more piece; there is a graphic/table on the Adobe FM site that shows what features were added for each release: http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/upgrade.html This compares FM7, FM8, FM9 and FM10, so you can tell (pretty much) when each feature was introduced.

Upgrading from FM7.x to FM10: Features

2012-06-07 Thread Grant Hogarth
One more piece; there is a graphic/table on the Adobe FM site that shows what features were added for each release: http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/upgrade.html This compares FM7, FM8, FM9 and FM10, so you can tell (pretty much) when each feature was introduced.

Re: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
I can assure you that I'm not an intentional spammer (nor do I work for Adobe). My apologies for using a URL compressor that made it look that way. Actually, my contact at Adobe did, and I didn't think anything of it. wry smile I just wanted to let folks know that a) there was a deal, and b) It

Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
I can assure you that I'm not an intentional spammer (nor do I work for Adobe). My apologies for using a URL compressor that made it look that way. Actually, my contact at Adobe did, and I didn't think anything of it. I just wanted to let folks know that a) there was a deal, and b) It was going

FYI: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-05 Thread Grant Hogarth
Just got this from a friend at Adobe (I'm trying to get some clients to upgrade). Cheapest route to go is the Promo which ends June 15th, which lets you upgrade FM7.x to FM10 at 30% of what would have been normal cost. Before this promo you could only have updated to entire tech

FYI: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-04 Thread Grant Hogarth
Just got this from a friend at Adobe (I'm trying to get some clients to upgrade). Cheapest route to go is the "Promo" which ends June 15th, which lets you upgrade FM7.x to FM10 at 30% of what would have been normal cost. Before this promo you could only have updated to entire tech

Re: Would like to get comments from people about my flow changes (Was RE: Resources to help a newbie create DITA documents in FrameMaker 10)

2012-05-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi Syeed--- I would suggest you look at MIF2Go if you've just got one writer or workstream, or possibly WebWorks if you have multiple. Both do all that you ask for. I've used both, and am very happy with MIF2Go. WebWorks ePublisher Express is working fine for a client, but I don't do anything

Would like to get comments from people about my flow changes (Was RE: Resources to help a newbie create DITA documents in FrameMaker 10)

2012-05-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
Hi Syeed--- I would suggest you look at MIF2Go if you've just got one writer or workstream, or possibly WebWorks if you have multiple. Both do all that you ask for. I've used both, and am very happy with MIF2Go. WebWorks ePublisher Express is working fine for a client, but I don't do anything

Re: Demo version of FM10

2012-04-14 Thread Grant Hogarth
I suspect that the problem is not with the demo version, but that he did not exit FM properly when he did his earlier work, thereby leaving .lck files behind. deleting those should clear up this problem. I've never tried to load a second demo version onto the same computer, so I can't tell you

Demo version of FM10

2012-04-13 Thread Grant Hogarth
I suspect that the problem is not with the demo version, but that he did not exit FM properly when he did his earlier work, thereby leaving .lck files behind. deleting those should clear up this problem. I've never tried to load a second demo version onto the same computer, so I can't tell you

Re: OT: Conversion of .vsd to .png

2012-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Zamzar does... http://blog.zamzar.com/2009/05/08/convert-visio-files-vsd-to-pdf-jpg-png-html-and-more/ jburgdor wrote: Does anyone know of an automated method for doing drawing conversions from .vsd to .png? ___ You are currently subscribed to

OT: Conversion of .vsd to .png

2012-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Zamzar does... http://blog.zamzar.com/2009/05/08/convert-visio-files-vsd-to-pdf-jpg-png-html-and-more/ jburgdor wrote: > > Does anyone know of an automated method for doing drawing conversions > from .vsd to .png? > > -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed...

Variables and Character Formats

2012-02-04 Thread Grant Hogarth
Alison --- A lot depends on how many variants you have. You will have to define one for each product. ("SonixTouch", "SonixRemote", "SonixMDP", etc.), now if you want "SonixTouch Installation" to appear that way for the chapter title page and then appear "SonixTouch INSTALLATION" in the

Re: PNG usage (was re: Recommended single-sourcing graphic file format for FM-RH)

2012-01-16 Thread Grant Hogarth
enlightenment... john *From:*framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] *On Behalf Of *Grant Hogarth *Sent:* Saturday, January 14, 2012 7:01 PM *To:* Virginia Morgan *Cc:* framers@lists.frameusers.com *Subject:* Re: Recommended graphic file format

PNG usage (was re: Recommended single-sourcing graphic file format for FM->RH)

2012-01-16 Thread Grant Hogarth
aches is superior > to the no-longer-extant difficulties of the .JPG format. > > Craving enlightenment... > > john > > > > *From:*framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] *On Behalf Of *Grant Hogarth > *Sent:* Saturday

Re: Recommended graphic file format for single-sourcing from Frame to Robohelp?

2012-01-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
I always vote for PNG. The files may not be the smallest, but I've never had anything in the past decade choke on them (not display/corrupt display (either unreadable or artifacts)/Fail (as in crash)). JPEG is fine for Photos, and SVG for line graphics. PS is fine if you've got the time to

Recommended graphic file format for single-sourcing from Frame to Robohelp?

2012-01-14 Thread Grant Hogarth
I always vote for PNG. The files may not be the smallest, but I've never had anything in the past decade choke on them (not display/corrupt display (either unreadable or artifacts)/Fail (as in crash)). JPEG is fine for Photos, and SVG for line graphics. PS is fine if you've got the time to

Re: documentation best practices

2011-12-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
I think you are right about all of this. It's marketing fertilizer. If you have documented (via emails, memos) the risks, then you are covered, even if the company is not. Aspirational material needs that disclaimer that stock prospectives have ( and I don't think your boss will want that

documentation best practices

2011-12-05 Thread Grant Hogarth
I think you are right about all of this. It's marketing fertilizer. If you have documented (via emails, memos) the risks, then you are covered, even if the company is not. Aspirational material needs that disclaimer that stock prospectives have ( and I don't think your boss will want that

Re: FM 10 books

2011-12-02 Thread Grant Hogarth
AFAIK, there are *no* FM10-specific books out (yet). Grant == Corinne Kenney wrote: Are there any decent (or any at all) FM 10 books out there? We can't use online resources. If anyone knows of FM 10 books, please recommend them. I think I've seen the suggestion

FM 10 books

2011-12-01 Thread Grant Hogarth
AFAIK, there are *no* FM10-specific books out (yet). Grant == Corinne Kenney wrote: > Are there any decent (or any at all) FM 10 books out there? We can't use > online resources. If anyone knows of FM 10 books, please recommend them. I > think I've seen the suggestion

Re: Training material for FrameMaker 10?

2011-11-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
FWIW, I found that there was not a terribly steep learning curve for existing functionality when moving to FM10. Some of the new functionality (related to XML/DITA etc.) required some thinking, though. (as should be expected). Grant Jeff Coatsworth wrote: If you are already familiar with FM,

Re: Tool to convert jpeg files to text

2011-11-16 Thread Grant Hogarth
Garnier There is no text component to JPEG files, so your best bet is to run them through an optical character recognition (OCR) program or send them out to have them transcribed by a service that does that type of work. You *might* be able to PDF them and use Acrobat's OCR facility,

Re: Unknown File Type -- Corruption Problem?

2011-10-23 Thread Grant Hogarth
I second the recommendation. You never know what parts of a drive may be suffering bitrot, especially if you use the drive a lot! Grant On 10/21/2011 7:03 AM, keith.sol...@tmx.com wrote: If the problem is hard-drive related, I strongly recommend getting GRC's SpinRite. It's a low-level disk

"Unknown File Type" -- Corruption Problem?

2011-10-23 Thread Grant Hogarth
I second the recommendation. You never know what parts of a drive may be suffering bitrot, especially if you use the drive a lot! Grant On 10/21/2011 7:03 AM, Keith.Soltys at tmx.com wrote: > If the problem is hard-drive related, I strongly recommend getting GRC's > SpinRite. It's a low-level

Re: [stclwrsig-l] Question on FF - RH conversion

2011-10-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
if you have something like that. john -Original Message- From: stclwrsig-l-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata@mailman.stc.org [mailto:stclwrsig-l-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata@mailman.stc.org] On Behalf Of Grant Hogarth Sent: Monday, October 17, 2011 11:50 AM To: Frame Users Cc: Lone

Question on FF - RH conversion

2011-10-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
I'm trying to move a FM book to RH to produce Eclipse Help output. Where I'm breaking my brain is on trying to get the RH import to split off a new topic at each Level1 Head. I've set the import (.isf) file to paginate on Heading1, but that does not seem to split the files as desired. What am

Question on FF -> RH conversion

2011-10-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
l Swallow: I see a disconnect here. You mention "Level1 Head" and "Heading1". Are these formats mapped? Also, which versions of the tools are you using? Part of TCS? On 10/15/2011 2:26 PM, Grant Hogarth wrote: > I'm trying to move a FM book to RH to produce Eclipse Help output. &g

[stclwrsig-l] Question on FF -> RH conversion

2011-10-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
Heading 2 and Title if you > have something like that. > john > > -Original Message- > From: stclwrsig-l-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata.com at mailman.stc.org > [mailto:stclwrsig-l-bounces+jsgammato=imprivata.com at mailman.stc.org] On > Behalf Of Grant Hogarth > Sent:

Question on FF -> RH conversion

2011-10-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
I'm trying to move a FM book to RH to produce Eclipse Help output. Where I'm breaking my brain is on trying to get the RH import to split off a new topic at each Level1 Head. I've set the import (.isf) file to paginate on Heading1, but that does not seem to split the files as desired. What am I

Re: screwy x-ref formatting

2011-10-05 Thread Grant Hogarth
All I can think of is that you are missing a DefaultParaFont (or \) at the end of the reference string. Grant On 10/4/2011 8:44 PM, Carol J. Elkins wrote: I haven't seen a response to this, so I wanted to comment that I have this happen in one particular book as well. But unlike John's

Re: font errors/problems

2011-09-16 Thread Grant Hogarth
One additional thought --- are the fonts there and not corrupted? I've had enough problems with certain font files getting corrupted that I have a zipped set of them stored on a different drive for rapid replacement and I usually run chkdisk or SpinRite on the drive before reinstalling to

font errors/problems

2011-09-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
One additional thought --- are the fonts there and not corrupted? I've had enough problems with certain font files getting corrupted that I have a zipped set of them stored on a different drive for rapid replacement and I usually run chkdisk or SpinRite on the drive before reinstalling to make

Re: Link a colored background to a section of text so it moves as the doc flow changes?

2011-08-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
There are two ways to do this that I know of in FM. 1) create a graphic of the backing color block, place a text rectangle over it, and anchor the two together. You'll need to put it in an in-line anchored frame. 2) create a one-cell table, color the background, and insert your text Each has

Link a colored background to a section of text so it moves as the doc flow changes?

2011-08-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
There are two ways to do this that I know of in FM. 1) create a graphic of the backing color block, place a text rectangle over it, and anchor the two together. You'll need to put it in an in-line anchored frame. 2) create a one-cell table, color the background, and insert your text Each has

Re: Index Sorting - Single Word

2011-06-02 Thread Grant Hogarth
Use this: URSA: enrollment[URSA:0] Grant == Karen Robbins wrote: Hi Framers, I've studied the index sort order reference page but don't quite get how to make my index sort a single word followed by its comma and page number above the same word with another word

Index Sorting - Single Word

2011-06-02 Thread Grant Hogarth
Use this: URSA: enrollment[URSA:0] Grant == Karen Robbins wrote: > Hi Framers, > > I've studied the index sort order reference page but don't quite get > how to make my index sort a single word followed by its comma and page > number above the same word with another

Re: How do I keep Para catalog and Character catalog on top?

2011-06-01 Thread Grant Hogarth
Drag the pod off to the side so it is a child window. You can also move the sub-pieces of the pods around to assemble a custom pod. Grant Nancy Allison wrote: Hi, all. I'm using FrameMaker 10 with Windows 7. I haven't messed with the workspace setup much, so I have the panel on the right

Re: Index Entry Formatting

2011-05-26 Thread Grant Hogarth
Try the following: Adams, Geoffrey[Adams, Jeff]Bold BoldAdams, Geoffrey/Bold[Adams, Jeff]Bold Jeff Coatsworth wrote: It's not clear from my e-mail client if you're trying to bold the index entry, and just 1 of the page refs or both of them. I'd suspect that the marker text would have to be

Re: Non-breaking hyphen in Index entries

2011-05-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
Select the document, then FormatDocumentText Options, and remove the hyphen from the allow line breaks after box. Click Apply, and regenerate the index. Grant Nancy Allison wrote: I am being driven mad by a teensy technical question that I KNOW I have, and solved in the past. I have

Re: FrameMaker 9

2011-05-22 Thread Grant Hogarth
I'm using FM10, and while I like many of the new features, I do feel that we have sacrificed a lot of the stability and reliability that was such a hallmark of Frame up through at least version 7.2. I'm finding that (as an example) the F8 keyboard shortcut sometimes works and sometimes

FrameMaker 9

2011-05-20 Thread Grant Hogarth
I'm using FM10, and while I like many of the new features, I do feel that we have sacrificed a lot of the stability and reliability that was such a hallmark of Frame up through at least version 7.2. I'm finding that (as an example) the F8 keyboard shortcut sometimes works and sometimes

Re: Frame PDF

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
If you find out, let me know, as I had to go to a 3rd-party RIP to get PDF. :( Robert Leif wrote: I upgraded to FrameMaker 10 and Acrobat X. It seems that Distiller has been lost. How do I download and install distiller? Thank you. Bob Leif rl...@rleif.com office:

FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
I get irregular, but multiple crashes in a day, which is getting very annoying. Here's what I know: It's a bog-standard user manual. Document is short (250pp), uses only a few fonts, two conditions, and a dozen variables. There are three generated files (TOC, IX, and 1 LOP). 320 referenced

Re: FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
Thanks Richard --- That's what I've thought, and I've put in a request to get it upgraded. I'm a only a contractor, so we shall see. grin Grant Combs, Richard wrote: Grant Hogarth wrote: I get irregular, but multiple crashes in a day, which is getting very annoying

Re: FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
usable (depending on your computer make and model, etc.) But this will enable FM to work properly. Z -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Grant Hogarth Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 4:25 PM To: STC Lone

FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
Thanks Richard --- That's what I've thought, and I've put in a request to get it upgraded. I'm a only a contractor, so we shall see. Grant Combs, Richard wrote: > Grant Hogarth wrote: > > >> I get irregular, but multiple crashes in a day, which

FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
p the graphics cards, > BIOS, etc., so you will end up with about 2.9 to 3.3GB usable (depending on > your computer make and model, etc.) But this will enable FM to work properly. > > Z > > -Original Message- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:fram

Frame PDF

2011-05-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
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FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
I get irregular, but multiple crashes in a day, which is getting very annoying. Here's what I know: It's a bog-standard user manual. Document is short (<250pp), uses only a few fonts, two conditions, and a dozen variables. There are three generated files (TOC, IX, and 1 LOP). 320 referenced

RE: IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
You can change the font size. Beyond that, I'd check with Frank Stearns. Grant -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Harold Winberg Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:56 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: IXgen Editable Marker List

IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
You can change the font size. Beyond that, I'd check with Frank Stearns. Grant -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Harold Winberg Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:56 AM To: framers at

RE: Deleting unused conditions throughout a book

2008-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Toolbox from SYSTEC SystemHaus will do that --- and much more. (I've no association with them other than as a very satisfied customer) www.systec-gmbh.com/toolbox Grant --- Grant Hogarth Senior Technical Writer Equis International

RE: SYSTEC Toolbox Deleting unused conditions throughout a book

2008-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
as the expression goes. Grant -Original Message- From: Linda G. Gallagher [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:56 AM To: Grant Hogarth; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Deleting unused conditions throughout a book Hmm. It doesn't say that it handles

Deleting unused conditions throughout a book

2008-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
Toolbox from SYSTEC SystemHaus will do that --- and much more. (I've no association with them other than as a very satisfied customer) www.systec-gmbh.com/toolbox Grant --- Grant Hogarth Senior Technical Writer Equis International

SYSTEC Toolbox & Deleting unused conditions throughout a book

2008-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
y bad" as the expression goes. Grant -Original Message- From: Linda G. Gallagher [mailto:lin...@techcomplus.com] Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:56 AM To: Grant Hogarth; framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Deleting unused conditions throughout a book Hmm. It d

REVIEW: PDFEscape-Free, Easy, Web-Based PDF Editing [AppScout]

2008-02-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
-615-574-954-672680-137663-0-0-0- 1-9-269 Grant Hogarth Senior Technical Writer Equis International - A Reuters Company +1 801 270 3180 (t) | +1 801 815 8353 (m) | +1 801 265 3999 (f) Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reuters Messaging: [EMAIL PROTECTED] URL: www.equis.com http://www.equis.com

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