FrameMaker (dita) and SVN

2012-12-07 Thread Lief Erickson
I've also used TortoiseSVN for years without any issues. The local files wouldn't be out of sync with the repository unless unversioned files that had been created (but not added to SVN) were not committed (i.e., you have local files the repository doesn't know about) or you had failed to

RE: Conditional columns in tables

2012-12-06 Thread Lief Erickson
Sadly, it's true. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 11:26 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Conditional columns in tables to my surprise, it

RE: FrameMaker (dita) and SVN

2012-12-06 Thread Lief Erickson
I've also used TortoiseSVN for years without any issues. The local files wouldn't be out of sync with the repository unless unversioned files that had been created (but not added to SVN) were not committed (i.e., you have local files the repository doesn't know about) or you had failed to

Conditional columns in tables

2012-12-06 Thread Lief Erickson
Sadly, it's true. -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 11:26 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Conditional columns in tables to my

RE: Collaborate with PDF-based roundtrip reviews?

2012-10-17 Thread Lief Erickson
+1 ...and where I work, that never happens, so it means that I have to manually merge the comments. -Lief From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:12 PM To:

Collaborate with PDF-based roundtrip reviews?

2012-10-17 Thread Lief Erickson
+1 ...and where I work, that never happens, so it means that I have to manually merge the comments. -Lief From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:12 PM To: framers at

RE: removing condition tags across book?

2012-03-20 Thread Lief Erickson
What version of FrameMaker are you using? There used to be a plugin called CleanImport will do what you want. It's $15, but does not work with FrameMaker v10. http://www.electropubs.com/ez_cleanimport3.html Also, I'm sure Rick Quatro has a FrameScript that could do this. Perhaps there's and

removing condition tags across book?

2012-03-20 Thread Lief Erickson
What version of FrameMaker are you using? There used to be a plugin called CleanImport will do what you want. It's $15, but does not work with FrameMaker v10. http://www.electropubs.com/ez_cleanimport3.html Also, I'm sure Rick Quatro has a FrameScript that could do this. Perhaps there's and

RE: FrameMaker message client

2011-10-03 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Steve-- Yes, it's: message URL mailto:u...@domain.com -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby Sent: Monday, October 03, 2011 7:57 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject:

RE: PDF Shared Review problems

2011-08-04 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Richard-- I'm not going to be much help, but are sure the comments are gone? All reviewers when they open a shared review PDF have a .xml file created for them in the PDF's comments directory on the shared review server. You could look in that file to see if the comments are truly gone or

PDF Shared Review problems

2011-08-04 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Richard-- I'm not going to be much help, but are sure the comments are gone? All reviewers when they open a shared review PDF have a .xml file created for them in the PDF's comments directory on the shared review server. You could look in that file to see if the comments are truly gone or

RE: Conditional Text and Keyboard Shortcuts

2011-07-12 Thread Lief Erickson
For anyone curious, the key is F6. It will repeat your last activity. This includes: * Typing text * Pasting * Deleting * Applying a character format * Applying a paragraph format * Inserting a graphic object * Inserting a table * Setting Object Properties * Setting

Conditional Text and Keyboard Shortcuts

2011-07-12 Thread Lief Erickson
For anyone curious, the key is F6. It will repeat your last activity. This includes: * Typing text * Pasting * Deleting * Applying a character format * Applying a paragraph format * Inserting a graphic object * Inserting a table * Setting Object Properties * Setting

RE: Frame Characters -- Search and Replace

2011-05-16 Thread Lief Erickson
Since you're working in FM9, have you considered putting both files into your book, then excluding/including the file you want and making two xrefs in Chp. 2? -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf

Frame Characters -- Search and Replace

2011-05-16 Thread Lief Erickson
Since you're working in FM9, have you considered putting both files into your book, then excluding/including the file you want and making two xrefs in Chp. 2? -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On

RE: Formatting of multi-marker indexes...

2011-02-03 Thread Lief Erickson
IndexIX -- $autorange$pagenum IndexTableIX -- $autorange$pagenumt IndexFigureIX -- $autorange$pagenumff All of them have a Hyperlink character tag assigned to them so the page numbers are blue. Notice the t and ff and the end of the Table and Figure entries. This is automatically added after

Formatting of multi-marker indexes...

2011-02-03 Thread Lief Erickson
IndexIX -- <$autorange><$pagenum> IndexTableIX -- <$autorange><$pagenum>t IndexFigureIX -- <$autorange><$pagenum>ff All of them have a Hyperlink character tag assigned to them so the page numbers are blue. Notice the "t" and "ff" and the end of the Table and Figure entries. This is

RE: Indexing front matter

2011-01-13 Thread Lief Erickson
You could use a different marker for the content in your preface, include that marker in your index, and use different page formatting for that marker. It would be a new marker type that you would create. You might call it IndexPreface or something like that. I have done something similar with

Indexing front matter

2011-01-13 Thread Lief Erickson
You could use a different marker for the content in your preface, include that marker in your index, and use different page formatting for that marker. It would be a new marker type that you would create. You might call it IndexPreface or something like that. I have done something similar with

RE: Frame 9 and 10

2011-01-11 Thread Lief Erickson
Try using a product like Sandboxie to install FrameMaker 10 in its own little sandbox and test it out there. That way you won't muck anything up with FrameMaker 9. http://www.sandboxie.com/ -Lief, just a user and in no other way affiliated with the tool. -Original Message- From:

Frame 9 and 10

2011-01-11 Thread Lief Erickson
Try using a product like Sandboxie to install FrameMaker 10 in its own little sandbox and test it out there. That way you won't muck anything up with FrameMaker 9. http://www.sandboxie.com/ -Lief, just a user and in no other way affiliated with the tool. -Original Message- From:

RE: FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit

2010-08-23 Thread Lief Erickson
Do you have any plugins installed? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of John Sgammato Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 10:58 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book

RE: FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit

2010-08-23 Thread Lief Erickson
: John Sgammato [mailto:jsgamm...@imprivata.com] Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 12:22 PM To: Lief Erickson; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit I have: FSA Tools IXGen EZ Tools Clean Import Silicon Prairie Paragraph

FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit

2010-08-23 Thread Lief Erickson
Do you have any plugins installed? -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of John Sgammato Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 10:58 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: FM 9 crashes when I try to save

FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit

2010-08-23 Thread Lief Erickson
: John Sgammato [mailto:jsgamm...@imprivata.com] Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 12:22 PM To: Lief Erickson; framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: FM 9 crashes when I try to save .book file with changes on Windows 7 64-bit I have: FSA Tools IXGen EZ Tools Clean Import Silicon Prairie

RE: Footnote color

2010-08-17 Thread Lief Erickson
Do you want the color applied universally to all footnotes through a template or do you want each footnote to have its own color? To apply color to all footnotes, simply change the color of your Footnote tag in your template. You could also apply color on a one-off basis, but that creates

RE: Footnote color

2010-08-17 Thread Lief Erickson
your Character tag though. Like I said, it's a bit of a hack, but does get you a colored number and black text in your footnotes. -Lief From: Roger Shuttleworth [mailto:rshuttlewo...@avbasesystems.com] Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 9:01 AM To: Lief Erickson; Pat Christenson; Frame Users Subject

Footnote color

2010-08-17 Thread Lief Erickson
Do you want the color applied universally to all footnotes through a template or do you want each footnote to have its own color? To apply color to all footnotes, simply change the color of your Footnote tag in your template. You could also apply color on a one-off basis, but that creates

Footnote color

2010-08-17 Thread Lief Erickson
your Character tag though. Like I said, it's a bit of a hack, but does get you a colored number and black text in your footnotes. -Lief From: Roger Shuttleworth [mailto:rshuttlewo...@avbasesystems.com] Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 9:01 AM To: Lief Erickson; Pat Christenson; Frame Users Subject

RE: FM 9 and the Pending Marker

2010-07-21 Thread Lief Erickson
I imagine it's a marker you create on your own. I've never seen a Pending marker in the 12 years I've used FrameMaker. I'm currently using v9. So, like Bill said, you'd have to create your own (and import/add it to all of your files). Instead of using markers, I have used conditional text to

FM 9 and the Pending Marker

2010-07-21 Thread Lief Erickson
I imagine it's a marker you create on your own. I've never seen a "Pending" marker in the 12 years I've used FrameMaker. I'm currently using v9. So, like Bill said, you'd have to create your own (and import/add it to all of your files). Instead of using markers, I have used conditional text to

RE: A Graphics Library...Why?

2010-06-22 Thread Lief Erickson
Richard G. Combs wrote: I'm reminded of those software engineers I've dealt with who, _after_ they've completed a new feature, write requirements to match what they've done. :-) At least you get (or got) written requirements. There are days I'd settle for a written new feature list. :-)

A Graphics Library...Why?

2010-06-22 Thread Lief Erickson
Richard G. Combs wrote: << I'm reminded of those software engineers I've dealt with who, _after_ they've completed a new feature, write requirements to match what they've done. :-) >> At least you get (or got) written requirements. There are days I'd settle for a written new feature list.

FM9 - closing pods

2010-05-24 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Mary-- You can find all of the keyboard shortcuts for FM9 here: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FrameMaker/9.0/Using/WSd817046a44e105e21e63e3d11ab7f7862b-7ffd.html Although some things have changed a bit, you can still use keyboard shortcuts for a lot of your work in FM9. -Lief -Original

RE: Utility for Book-Level Searches for Tracked Text Edits

2010-04-27 Thread Lief Erickson
If you are using Special Track Text Edits, there is no change bar automatically. You must have change bars turned on, too. That's two things to turn on/off/clear. With lots of files that quickly becomes a hassle. Special Track Text Edits uses two hidden conditional text settings to show what

Utility for Book-Level Searches for Tracked Text Edits

2010-04-27 Thread Lief Erickson
If you are using Special > Track Text Edits, there is no change bar automatically. You must have change bars turned on, too. That's two things to turn on/off/clear. With lots of files that quickly becomes a hassle. Special > Track Text Edits uses two hidden conditional text settings to show

RE: problems with long URLs in PDFs

2010-04-20 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Jakob-- When you add the URL in FrameMaker are you then adding a Go to URL Hypertext marker through Special Hypertext Go to URL? If you do that, then apply a character tag to the text, the link should work, even if it breaks across lines because it is the character tag that becomes the

problems with long URLs in PDFs

2010-04-20 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Jakob-- When you add the URL in FrameMaker are you then adding a "Go to URL" Hypertext marker through Special > Hypertext > Go to URL? If you do that, then apply a character tag to the text, the link should work, even if it breaks across lines because it is the character tag that becomes

RE: SDL AuthorAssistant in Fm 9, just wondering...

2010-03-26 Thread Lief Erickson
I have dabbled with it. I like it and what it has to offer. After my project is released next month I intend to explore it a bit more. Can't complain about the price, that's for sure! -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

SDL AuthorAssistant in Fm 9, just wondering...

2010-03-26 Thread Lief Erickson
I have dabbled with it. I like it and what it has to offer. After my project is released next month I intend to explore it a bit more. Can't complain about the price, that's for sure! -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com

RE: Relative Path Problem for Linked Graphics

2010-03-05 Thread Lief Erickson
There's a plug-in out there that will solve this problem quite quickly. It's called XtraBookUtils. It will scan your document, spit out the paths to your files, then you can use Search/Replace to change the paths, then apply the changes. I've used it many times and it's saved me hours of

Relative Path Problem for Linked Graphics

2010-03-05 Thread Lief Erickson
There's a plug-in out there that will solve this problem quite quickly. It's called XtraBookUtils. It will scan your document, spit out the paths to your files, then you can use Search/Replace to change the paths, then apply the changes. I've used it many times and it's saved me hours of

RE: Keyboard shortcut control for inserting a variable?

2010-01-21 Thread Lief Erickson
Ctrl+0. Type the first letter of your variable. Arrow down, if necessary. Press Enter. Smile that entering a variable is really quite easy. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Spectrum Writing Sent:

RE: Problems with updating unresolved internal xrefs in FrameMaker 7.2p158

2010-01-21 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Linda-- Are any of the references to text that is hidden? If so, the x-ref will appear to be broken. It will resolve just fine when the text is showing, but as soon as you hide destination, the x-ref becomes unresolved. The solution is to either unhide the hidden text, or, more logically,

Keyboard shortcut control for inserting a variable?

2010-01-21 Thread Lief Erickson
Ctrl+0. Type the first letter of your variable. Arrow down, if necessary. Press Enter. Smile that entering a variable is really quite easy. -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Spectrum Writing Sent:

Problems with updating unresolved internal xrefs in FrameMaker 7.2p158

2010-01-21 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi Linda-- Are any of the references to text that is hidden? If so, the x-ref will appear to be broken. It will resolve just fine when the text is showing, but as soon as you hide destination, the x-ref becomes unresolved. The solution is to either unhide the hidden text, or, more logically,

Blurry vector/raster images in PDF

2010-01-12 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi All- I have an image that is partially blurry in Acrobat. The image is a mix of vector and raster. I have created an Illustrator CS4 drawing and I'm trying to so how certain dialogs in our application affect the computer on which the application runs. Portions of the computer are

RE: Blurry vector/raster images in PDF -- Solved

2010-01-12 Thread Lief Erickson
- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lief Erickson Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 10:46 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Blurry vector/raster images in PDF Hi All- I have an image that is partially blurry

Blurry vector/raster images in PDF

2010-01-12 Thread Lief Erickson
Hi All- I have an image that is partially blurry in Acrobat. The image is a mix of vector and raster. I have created an Illustrator CS4 drawing and I'm trying to so how certain dialogs in our application affect the computer on which the application runs. Portions of the computer are

Blurry vector/raster images in PDF -- Solved

2010-01-12 Thread Lief Erickson
- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lief Erickson Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 10:46 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Blurry vector/raster images in PDF Hi All- I have an image that is partially blurry

RE: F8 + Enter

2009-10-14 Thread Lief Erickson
In FrameMaker 9, it's F8 + (down arrow once to Default Para Font) + Enter. There's now that extra step. -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Kelly McDaniel Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 8:38

F8 + Enter

2009-10-14 Thread Lief Erickson
In FrameMaker 9, it's F8 + (down arrow once to Default Para Font) + Enter. There's now that extra step. -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Kelly McDaniel Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009

RE: Creating an FM9 Style to Apply Forced Page Breaks

2009-06-23 Thread Lief Erickson
Alison-- You can create a style that has a large space below defined, which has the effect of pushing everything to the next page. This is what I have done and has worked well for years. I called mine 0PageBreak so that it is the first tag that appears in the list when I press F9, which makes it

Creating an FM9 Style to Apply Forced Page Breaks

2009-06-23 Thread Lief Erickson
Alison-- You can create a style that has a large space below defined, which has the effect of pushing everything to the next page. This is what I have done and has worked well for years. I called mine 0PageBreak so that it is the first tag that appears in the list when I press F9, which makes it

RE: FM9: empty list of building blocks in Para Designer

2009-03-18 Thread Lief Erickson
Yes, it's empty for me too. -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:19 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com; tcs-us...@googlegroups.com Subject: FM9: empty

FM9: empty list of building blocks in Para Designer

2009-03-18 Thread Lief Erickson
Yes, it's empty for me too. -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 9:19 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com; TCS-Users at googlegroups.com Subject:

RE: New Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2 and newAdobeeLearningSuite

2009-01-22 Thread Lief Erickson
My question is do you need Acrobat Pro Extended or will Acrobat Pro (or even Acrobat Standard) suffice? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art Campbell Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 12:49 PM To: John

RE: Why does Frame cycle 2x ?

2009-01-22 Thread Lief Erickson
My experience is that if you leave the Find dialog box to edit something, FrameMaker knows this and starts its search over from the last location of the cursor in the flow until it has circled through the file back to the cursor spot. If you don't jump from the Find dialog into the document,

New Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2 and newAdobeeLearningSuite

2009-01-22 Thread Lief Erickson
My question is do you need Acrobat Pro Extended or will Acrobat Pro (or even Acrobat Standard) suffice? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art Campbell Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 12:49 PM To:

Why does Frame cycle 2x ?

2009-01-22 Thread Lief Erickson
My experience is that if you leave the Find dialog box to edit something, FrameMaker knows this and starts its search over from the last location of the cursor in the flow until it has circled through the file back to the cursor spot. If you don't jump from the Find dialog into the document,

RE: Great Leap

2008-12-01 Thread Lief Erickson
I went from FM 6 to FM 8 and did not have any problems. I like the track changes feature and conditional text changes. Yes, your old files are compatible, but once you move to FM 8, you cannot use FM 6 to edit the files without some effort. -Lief -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

Great Leap

2008-12-01 Thread Lief Erickson
I went from FM 6 to FM 8 and did not have any problems. I like the track changes feature and conditional text changes. Yes, your old files are compatible, but once you move to FM 8, you cannot use FM 6 to edit the files without some effort. -Lief -Original Message- From:

RE: Words dropping out when a PDF is generated

2008-07-07 Thread Lief Erickson
This is a known (and presumably now fixed) issue: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2008/07/hotfix_for_framemaker_1.html -Lief -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Posada Sent: Monday, July 07, 2008 8:52 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com

Words dropping out when a PDF is generated

2008-07-07 Thread Lief Erickson
This is a known (and presumably now fixed) issue: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2008/07/hotfix_for_framemaker_1.html -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of John Posada Sent: Monday, July 07,

RE: table and figure captions

2008-06-11 Thread Lief Erickson
I place my captions/titles above the image or table so that when the users click a link (to the caption) in the online help or PDFs, the image or table is still on the screen or page. If you link to captions that are below images, users have to scroll up to see the image. It's a minor hassle, but

table and figure captions

2008-06-11 Thread Lief Erickson
I place my captions/titles above the image or table so that when the users click a link (to the caption) in the online help or PDFs, the image or table is still on the screen or page. If you link to captions that are below images, users have to scroll up to see the image. It's a minor hassle, but

RE: FrameMaker 8.0.3 Update Now Available via Adobe Updater

2008-05-14 Thread Lief Erickson
Worked fine for me on my machine. -Lief -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Linda G. Gallagher Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 12:03 PM To: 'Dov Isaacs'; 'Frame2Acrobat E-mail List'; 'FramersAlternative E-mail List'; 'Framers E-mail List'

FrameMaker 8.0.3 Update Now Available via Adobe Updater

2008-05-14 Thread Lief Erickson
Worked fine for me on my machine. -Lief -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Linda G. Gallagher Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 12:03 PM To: 'Dov Isaacs'; 'Frame2Acrobat E-mail List'; 'FramersAlternative

RE: Paragraph Designer - Next Pgf Tag

2008-04-20 Thread Lief Erickson
This has been my experience, too. I find it terribly annoying because I've designed my templates specifically with some paragraphs that are blank. Typing text into the paragraph makes the next paragraph feature work. Leaving the paragraph empty simply repeats the current paragraph tag.

Paragraph Designer - Next Pgf Tag

2008-04-18 Thread Lief Erickson
This has been my experience, too. I find it terribly annoying because I've designed my templates specifically with some paragraphs that are blank. Typing text into the paragraph makes the next paragraph feature work. Leaving the paragraph empty simply repeats the current paragraph tag.

RE: Text Inset Problem with TortoiseSVN

2008-04-10 Thread Lief Erickson
I've used TortoiseSVN with my FrameMaker files (along with my insets) for a couple of years and have not had any problems. Some thoughts: + Are the files stored on a server or locally? If they're on a server, are the writers using mapped drives? Are the drives mapped with the same drive letter

RE: Text Inset Problem with TortoiseSVN

2008-04-10 Thread Lief Erickson
You would not need to get locks for any text insets. Just the main document (unless you are making changes to the text inset itself). With multiple writers it's good practice to use the exclusive lock feature of SVN with FrameMaker files. SVN can't merge FrameMaker's binary files and manually

Text Inset Problem with TortoiseSVN

2008-04-10 Thread Lief Erickson
I've used TortoiseSVN with my FrameMaker files (along with my insets) for a couple of years and have not had any problems. Some thoughts: + Are the files stored on a server or locally? If they're on a server, are the writers using mapped drives? Are the drives mapped with the same drive letter

Text Inset Problem with TortoiseSVN

2008-04-10 Thread Lief Erickson
You would not need to get locks for any text insets. Just the main document (unless you are making changes to the text inset itself). With multiple writers it's good practice to use the exclusive lock feature of SVN with FrameMaker files. SVN can't merge FrameMaker's binary files and manually

RE: Run WinOS (and FM) on a MAC OS X

2006-08-08 Thread Lief Erickson
I recently switched and a main reason that I did was a product called Parallels (www.parallels.com) that does the same thing as VMWare. As long as you are not looking to be a high-end gamer, Parallels is a sweet tool. It turned my Mac into a Windows machine while staying in the Mac OS (better

Run WinOS (and FM) on a MAC OS X

2006-08-08 Thread Lief Erickson
I recently "switched" and a main reason that I did was a product called Parallels (www.parallels.com) that does the same thing as VMWare. As long as you are not looking to be a high-end gamer, Parallels is a sweet tool. It turned my Mac into a Windows machine while staying in the Mac OS (better