[Framers] A few questions about FrameMaker 2019

2018-12-06 Thread Pat Christenson
: How is it enhanced? * Resize pods: 2017 lets me resize pods now. What's new here? * Smart filters in pods: What is this? * From the Update 1 information, it appears the PDF generation function has been fixed and the app now scales across monitors. Have you found this to be true? Thank

Re: [Framers] Formatting tables

2018-09-25 Thread Pat Christenson
ble-Gap is 2.0. I think the Pen Pattern is what does the trick Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers On Behalf Of Lin Sims Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 10:05 AM To: Frame Users Subject: Re: [Framers] Formatting tables You know, I don't think I've ever noticed before

Re: [Framers] Override default CSS created during conversion to Basic HTML

2018-06-28 Thread Pat Christenson
] Override default CSS created during conversion to Basic HTML Write a script to change the CSS references in all the HTML files at once. Or use Funduc Search and Replace for Windows. On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:54 AM, Pat Christenson wrote: > The Manage CSS options are Import and Export. I can imp

Re: [Framers] Override default CSS created during conversion to Basic HTML

2018-06-28 Thread Pat Christenson
Adobe FrameMaker software. Subject: Re: [Framers] Override default CSS created during conversion to Basic HTML The Manage CSS dialog is supposed to allow you to specify an external CSS file. On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:27 AM, Pat Christenson wrote: > FrameMaker 2017, Windows > > I

[Framers] Override default CSS created during conversion to Basic HTML

2018-06-28 Thread Pat Christenson
this. Any help? Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com<mailto:pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningstar-Direct

Re: [Framers] Pull imported graphics into one folder

2018-06-22 Thread Pat Christenson
...@frameexpert.com 585-729-6746 NEW! -Original Message- From: Framers On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Friday, June 22, 2018 3:41 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software. Subject: [Framers] Pull imported graphics into one folder Hi - I need to consolidate several

Re: [Framers] Pull imported graphics into one folder

2018-06-22 Thread Pat Christenson
. Rick Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. r...@frameexpert.com 585-729-6746 NEW! -Original Message- From: Framers On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Friday, June 22, 2018 3:41 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software. Subject: [Framers] Pull imported graphics

[Framers] Pull imported graphics into one folder

2018-06-22 Thread Pat Christenson
down on using copied instead of imported images because there is a lot of consolidation to be done, so please don't suggest that. Thanks in advance for any help. I'm using FrameMaker 2017 on Windows 7. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen

Re: [Framers] Non-breaking en, em dashes

2018-06-07 Thread Pat Christenson
Go to Format > Document > Text Options. In Allow Breaks After, the four characters (default) are slash, hyphen, en dash, and em dash. Delete the ones you don't want and click Apply. Pat -Original Message- From: Framers On Behalf Of Lin Sims Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 9:33 PM To:

Re: [Framers] How do you identify an advanced Framemaker user?

2018-04-16 Thread Pat Christenson
I've interviewed a few people for such a position in the past. Here's what has worked for me. - Basic questions, such as How long have you used FrameMaker? What is the latest version you've used? What's the largest number of FM users you've supported? What types of documents/books (financial,

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker crash while working in tables

2018-03-16 Thread Pat Christenson
ge- From: Framers <framers-bounces+rick=rickquatro@lists.frameusers.com> On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2018 3:38 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software. <framers@lists.frameusers.com> Subject: [Framers] FrameMaker crash while work

[Framers] FrameMaker crash while working in tables

2018-03-15 Thread Pat Christenson
mes I need to restart my system to get FM to launch again. Has anyone else experienced this? I'm on FM 2017, 14.0.3.500, Windows 10. Any help will be appreciated. I hope FM doesn't need to be reinstalled because I would have to leave my computer with them. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writ

Re: [Framers] Resolution (dpi) incorrect in Fm 2017

2018-01-29 Thread Pat Christenson
I have seen it, but not consistently. I don't know what causes it. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion Sent: Friday, January 19, 2018 8:26 AM To: framers

Re: [Framers] Getting rid of missing fonts

2018-01-29 Thread Pat Christenson
IF. Hope this helps, Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Catherine Forrest Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:17 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Getting rid o

[Framers] Style mapping: Word to FrameMaker 2017

2017-12-11 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi all - If you're importing a Word document into FrameMaker 2017, is there a way to disable the feature that adds unmapped formats to the FrameMaker paragraph, character, and table catalogs? Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen

Re: [Framers] Linking to a LAN Shared Drive

2017-10-06 Thread Pat Christenson
It interprets \d or \D as a special character. To actually get "d" into the URL, change it to \\d or \\D. I ran into this just the other day. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com]

Re: [Framers] Link to a specific page in a PDF?

2017-10-03 Thread Pat Christenson
_dLYWtcm7RZwGeQm5pukMg=ZYDjaaF6XFSfHexIWpoOBhgU13AD97UUjaI9yAyekQ0=;> -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+gayle.moore=gov.bc...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 09:23 To: fram...@frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Link to a specific page in a P

[Framers] Link to a specific page in a PDF?

2017-10-03 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi - Is there a way in FrameMaker to link to a specific page in a PDF? The pdf already exists and has been posted so I can't use named destination. Using FrameMaker 2017 Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com

Re: [Framers] Old FrameMaker books?

2017-10-02 Thread Pat Christenson
With 5.5, Adobe decided they weren't going to supply full documentation, i.e., "teach you how to use the software." -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Robert Lauriston Sent: Monday, October 02,

Re: [Framers] Old FrameMaker books?

2017-10-02 Thread Pat Christenson
Agreed. -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of David Spreadbury Sent: Monday, October 02, 2017 3:01 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.

Re: [Framers] OT: Friday Funnies

2017-09-22 Thread Pat Christenson
Great! -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Rick Quatro Sent: Friday, September 22, 2017 12:05 PM To: 'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.' Cc:

Re: [Framers] Problems in multiple flows?

2017-09-06 Thread Pat Christenson
quatro@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2017 3:24 PM To: fram...@frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Problems in multiple flows? I'm building a template that has 2 flows (A and B). Each flow appears on every page and I've checked that Autoconnect is e

[Framers] Problems in multiple flows?

2017-09-06 Thread Pat Christenson
. FrameMaker 2017, Windows. Any help will be appreciated. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com<mailto:pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Mo

Re: [Framers] Import workspace?

2017-08-07 Thread Pat Christenson
...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Thursday, 3 August 2017 1:29 AM To: fram...@frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Import workspace? Hi - We are finally upgrading to Frame 2017. Is there a way to import our custom workspaces? Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer

[Framers] SOLVED RE: Import workspace?

2017-08-02 Thread Pat Christenson
s+rick=rickquatro@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 1:13 PM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.; fram...@frameusers.com Subject: Re: [Framers] Import workspace? Hi Rick - I found some info online and you have it

Re: [Framers] Import workspace?

2017-08-02 Thread Pat Christenson
quatro@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pat Christenson Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 11:29 AM To: fram...@frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Import workspace? Hi - We are finally upgrading to Frame 2017. Is there a way to import our custom workspaces? Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical

[Framers] Import workspace?

2017-08-02 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi - We are finally upgrading to Frame 2017. Is there a way to import our custom workspaces? Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com<mailto:pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Explore complimentary le

Re: [Framers] Framemaker 2017 save backwards

2017-07-13 Thread Pat Christenson
DoD 358 > > > On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Pat Christenson < > pat.christen...@morningstar.com> wrote: > > > Hi - > > > > We have a new employee and her FrameMaker license is for 2017. The > > res

Re: [Framers] Framemaker 2017 save backwards

2017-07-12 Thread Pat Christenson
7 user guide and it says you can save as 2015. It doesn't mention 2012. I just want to verify this with the group before I write up instructions for our new user. Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com<mailto:pat

[Framers] Framemaker 2017 save backwards

2017-07-12 Thread Pat Christenson
up instructions for our new user. Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com<mailto:pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningst

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-21 Thread Pat Christenson
That will paste the phrase, not the paragraph tag. -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Paquet, Becky [US] (MS) Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:43 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re:

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-20 Thread Pat Christenson
This is kind of a kluge and I haven't had time to test it but it might work. I suggest making a copy of your doc first. 1. Find an instance of the string (I'll use abcd for this sample) in a paragraph that you want to change. 2. Assuming the paragraph tag has unique font properties, copy abcd

Re: [Framers] Search for text + tag?

2017-06-20 Thread Pat Christenson
I wouldn't use Change All if Becky only wants to change it in certain instances. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Paquet, Becky [US] (MS) Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:43 PM

Re: [Framers] View Text Symbols acting weird

2017-05-22 Thread Pat Christenson
I'll be interested to hear the answer to this. I've seen something similar on occasion. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of David Hottman Sent: Monday, May 22, 2017 4:32 PM

Re: [Framers] Full-time Job Opening

2017-05-17 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi Alex - Is this a contract or full-time position? Onsite or remote? Thanks. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alex Lukes Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:32 PM To: framers

Re: [Framers] FrameMaker keyboard shortcuts just stop

2017-05-03 Thread Pat Christenson
Peter, thanks for making me laugh. I'd never heard about the lorem ipsum translation. Pat -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Peter Gold Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 5:18 PM To: An email list for

[Framers] Glossary popups FrameMaker 12 to Responsive HTML

2017-04-11 Thread Pat Christenson
is available but appears to do nothing and is no longer mentioned in FrameMaker Help. Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningstar-Direct-Training/> Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningst

Re: [Framers] Frame Help files

2017-04-06 Thread Pat Christenson
I'm wondering that, too. -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Gillian Flato Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2017 11:27 AM To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.

Re: [Framers] Questions about tech docs in an Agile environment (may be off-topic)

2017-03-09 Thread Pat Christenson
out if we've ever queried them about how they use release notes and what they would prefer. Thanks. Pat From: Craig, Alison [mailto:acr...@bkultrasound.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:02 PM To: Pat Christenson <pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Subject: RE: [Framers] Questions abou

Re: [Framers] Questions about tech docs in an Agile environment (may be off-topic)

2017-03-07 Thread Pat Christenson
Thank you all for the information! Naturally, there have been developments here since I asked my question. One of our product teams that is facing a huge push has designed a very simple Help system. (This was news to me and my management last Friday!) Their plan is for the product managers to

[Framers] Questions about tech docs in an Agile environment (may be off-topic)

2017-02-27 Thread Pat Christenson
ks. I'm not sure if that qualifies me as a newbie since so much time has gone by. I will appreciate ALL your recommendations, whether sent to me privately or posted on the list. P.S. Please don't recommend structure. There's no way we're going down that road for only one tech writer. Pat Chr

Re: [Framers] Want to compare Adobe FM2017 with your version? There's a page for that!

2017-02-03 Thread Pat Christenson
Thank you! Pat From: Lin Sims [mailto:ljsims...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, February 03, 2017 12:07 PM To: Pat Christenson <pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Cc: fram...@frameusers.com Subject: Re: [Framers] Want to compare Adobe FM2017 with your version? There's a page for that!

Re: [Framers] Want to compare Adobe FM2017 with your version? There's a page for that!

2017-02-03 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi Bernard, I'm getting a 404 Not Found on this URL. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Bernard Aschwanden (Publishing Smarter) Sent: Friday, February 03, 2017 11:15 AM To: framers

Re: [Framers] Toggling Condition Indicators Individually

2016-11-17 Thread Pat Christenson
Here's my suggestion: Create a document for each display you need. In that documents, redefine the conditions so that all are black (not As Is) and the one has a color. Then Import Condition Settings from one of those docs to your doc. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers

[Framers] Default for imported graphics

2016-09-20 Thread Pat Christenson
, set a default property that is applied upon import)? No FrameScript, please, my company won't pay for it. Thanks. Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningstar-Direct-Training/> Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morni

Re: [Framers] Can Frame 15 be used so I can eliminate ePublisher?

2016-08-29 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi Art - I'm curious. How do you turn off most of the weirdness? And which weirdness (weirdnesses?) are you talking about? Thanks. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art Campbell

Re: [Framers] heading text in "Running H/F #" - clever truncation ?

2016-08-15 Thread Pat Christenson
I ran into this recently (our training manuals use questions for second-level heads). I created a table in the header of the master page and set the cells' content to align-bottom. Long heads stack. It actually looks pretty good. I don't think my manager would go for truncated headings. Pat

Re: [Framers] structured content - not always called for

2016-08-11 Thread Pat Christenson
Thanks, Monique! I will definitely take a look at this. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Monique Semp Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:52 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com

Re: [Framers] Thumb Tabs

2016-08-10 Thread Pat Christenson
I managed to get the tab to move down the edge in each chapter. I think conditional text might have been involved. Anyway, I know it can be done. Pat -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lin Sims

Re: [Framers] editing variables

2016-08-10 Thread Pat Christenson
-editable variable. Was yours a system variable? Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Fred Wersan Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:17 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject

Re: [Framers] Thumb Tabs

2016-08-10 Thread Pat Christenson
I agree with Steve. I did a few books like this unstructured. I can't remember how I did it but I found the instructions somewhere online. Pat -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby

Re: [Framers] I'm pretty sure the answer is structured content

2016-08-02 Thread Pat Christenson
Thanks for the reminder! From: Lin Sims [mailto:ljsims...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 4:11 PM To: Pat Christenson <pat.christen...@morningstar.com> Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: [Framers] I'm pretty sure the answer is structured content Just don't forget t

Re: [Framers] I'm pretty sure the answer is structured content

2016-08-02 Thread Pat Christenson
Thank you, everyone who responded to my question. I met with my managers today and we worked out a solution that's involves creating a mythical beast that's half out-of-date user guide and half-up-to-date release notes. When I'm not following the thread out of that maze (are you loving my

Re: [Framers] I'm pretty sure the answer is structured content

2016-07-29 Thread Pat Christenson
Russ: "This is the quickest path to failure I can think of. All roads to success involve the long view and much investment. If you won't do this, nobody here can help you regardless any tools or technologies." I have to disagree, Russ. Not every problem requires "much investment," and as for

[Framers] I'm pretty sure the answer is structured content with DITA but I'll ask anyway (LONG)

2016-07-26 Thread Pat Christenson
t flexible. I hope this group may have some ideas. I can't stress enough that right now, we need short-term solutions. All ideas and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Explore complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningstar-Direct-Training/> Pat Ch

[Framers] Master Page behavior (FrameMaker 12)

2016-05-23 Thread Pat Christenson
complimentary learning opportunities<http://corporate1.morningstar.com/Morningstar-Direct-Training/> Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com ___ This message is from the Framers mailin

Re: [Framers] structured content - not always called for

2016-05-18 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi Monique - What a very interesting and helpful post. Do you plan to offer your presentation as a webex? I'd be very interesting in seeing it. I was at VMware too, as a consultant during the changeover to structure. Did our paths cross? Pat Christenson -Original Message- From

Re: [Framers] ANN: Bottlenecks for the Ride for Roswell

2016-05-17 Thread Pat Christenson
I endorse this! It would be a huge help in our current design. -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Urszula Sent: Monday, May 16, 2016 8:18 PM To: Rick Quatro Cc:

Re: [Framers] Using Frame as a little CMS

2016-04-22 Thread Pat Christenson
Please share your observations on the list or with me privately. I've been thinking about this and will welcome input. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Tornquist, Patti Sent

Re: [Framers] OT: The history of PDF

2016-04-14 Thread Pat Christenson
Necessity is the mother of "finding the money somehow." -Original Message- From: Craig, Alison [mailto:acr...@bkultrasound.com] Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2016 4:03 PM To: Pat Christenson; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: [Framers] OT: The history of PDF Wow - $6

Re: [Framers] OT: The history of PDF

2016-04-14 Thread Pat Christenson
Ouch. I remember buying the personal version. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Klaus Daube Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:27 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject

Re: [Framers] Generate list of FrameMaker para, char, table, etc., formats?

2016-04-06 Thread Pat Christenson
I can heartily recommend these tools. Pat -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Craig, Alison Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 12:35 PM To: Nancy Allison; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re:

[Framers] Object properties

2016-04-06 Thread Pat Christenson
Is there a keyboard shortcut to apply an object property (like there is for paragraph and character formats)? Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen...@morningstar.com ___ This message is from

Re: [Framers] About text frames

2016-04-06 Thread Pat Christenson
To change the paragraph tag for a new .fm file, ee "Change the template for blank paper" in the help. Other than that, the paragraph tag for a new paragraph is set by the Next Pgf Tag setting in the previous paragraph. On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 8:02 AM, Pat Christenson <

[Framers] About text frames

2016-04-06 Thread Pat Christenson
I'm using FrameMaker 12. - Is there a way to disable the Number of Columns dialog that appears when you first create a text frame? - Is there a way to set the default paragraph format to something other than Body? Thanks. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client

Re: [Framers] Taking and inserting screen captures in FrameMaker 2015

2016-03-30 Thread Pat Christenson
I'm using SnagIt with FM2015 and find it very easy to use. I've set up a keyboard shortcut to launch it and that helps. Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Waldenga-??? Sent

[Framers] Running H/F variable challenge

2016-03-20 Thread Pat Christenson
tonumber to appear in the header. Instead, it looks like this: Exercise 2:Create a data point I've tried using a non-breaking space after the colon in the autonumber but that doesn't work either. Help is appreciated. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar, Inc. pat.christen.

Re: [Framers] Running H/F variable challenge

2016-03-19 Thread Pat Christenson
To: Pat Christenson Cc: Fred Ridder; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: [Framers] Running H/F variable challenge Try adding a non-breaking space after the text in the Exercise\ <n+>:[non-breaking space] On March 16, 2016 at 3:10 PM Pat Christenson <pat.christen...@mornin

Re: [Framers] Running H/F variable challenge

2016-03-19 Thread Pat Christenson
: Fred Ridder [mailto:docu...@hotmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 3:42 PM To: Pat Christenson Subject: Re: Running H/F variable challenge Have you tried including a space between the building blocks in the two variables in the Running H/F variable definition? In other words, either

Re: [Framers] Default book window size

2016-03-15 Thread Pat Christenson
Thanks, Craig! From: Craig Ede [mailto:craig...@hotmail.com] Sent: Monday, March 14, 2016 7:48 PM To: Pat Christenson Subject: RE: [Framers] Default book window size Under Edit>Preferences you can set the books to open as a floating tab by unchecking the Open Composite Documents as Tabs. Cr

[Framers] Default book window size

2016-03-14 Thread Pat Christenson
I'm using FrameMaker 12. Is there any way to change the default size/position of a book window? When I open a book, I would prefer it to be a free-standing window and not take up nearly half my screen? Thanks in advance. Pat Christenson Senior Technical Writer, Client Education Morningstar

Re: [Framers] Bootcamp vs. Parallels or VM, WAS: FrameMaker and Salesforce

2016-03-14 Thread Pat Christenson
and their systems >> never ran as well as my older Bootcamp one. In December, they >> switched to Bootcamp, with happy results. >> I recommend Bootcamp over Parallels or VirtualBox for our kind of work. >> >> >> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Pat Christenso

[Framers] Bootcamp vs. Parallels or VM, WAS: FrameMaker and Salesforce

2016-03-09 Thread Pat Christenson
other Framers on this topic. Thanks. Pat Christenson John Sgammato wrote: In other news, we are also a Mac house. Over three years of trial-and-error, we have determined that our best setup is Bootcamp on the Mac, not Parallels

Re: [Framers] ExtendScript - Generating a Catalog of Graphics

2016-02-10 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi Carla - I remember the Caxton tools. I loved them! Pat Christenson -Original Message- From: Framers [mailto:framers-bounces+pat.christenson=morningstar@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Martinek, Carla Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:59 AM To: framers

Re: global master page changes

2013-03-25 Thread Pat Christenson
The problem I foresee with this method is that the variable will automatically update when the document is opened on or after the 1st of each month, even if the content of the document hasn't been modified. If you want the new date only when modifications are made, create a user variable that

global master page changes

2013-03-25 Thread Pat Christenson
The problem I foresee with this method is that the variable will automatically update when the document is opened on or after the 1st of each month, even if the content of the document hasn't been modified. If you want the new date only when modifications are made, create a user variable that

Re: attach Caption to floating Anchored Frame

2013-03-21 Thread Pat Christenson
Create a text frame within the anchored frame and use it for the figure caption. You'll be able to use auto-numbering and auto-referencing. Pat Christenson On Mar 19, 2013, at 6:25 PM, William W. Saylor, PE wrote: I suspect this is another dumb question: I am using FM10 on Win7 writing

attach Caption to floating Anchored Frame

2013-03-21 Thread Pat Christenson
Create a text frame within the anchored frame and use it for the figure caption. You'll be able to use auto-numbering and auto-referencing. Pat Christenson On Mar 19, 2013, at 6:25 PM, William W. Saylor, PE wrote: > I suspect this is another dumb question: > I am using FM10 on Win7 w

SOLVED (kinda): Corrupt .docx file

2013-02-07 Thread Pat Christenson
Thanks to everyone who responded on- and off-list. I tried the open as zip solution and yes, there was a file with the content but I don't know enough xml to do anything with it. Re: backups. I use Time Machine (Mac). Unfortunately, the client held onto the file for several months, so those

SOLVED (kinda): Corrupt .docx file

2013-02-07 Thread Pat Christenson
Thanks to everyone who responded on- and off-list. I tried the open as zip solution and yes, there was a file with the content but I don't know enough xml to do anything with it. Re: backups. I use Time Machine (Mac). Unfortunately, the client held onto the file for several months, so those

OT: Corrupt .docx file

2013-02-06 Thread Pat Christenson
this. The client can't afford to have me redo the work. Can anyone recommend someone who can get into this and fix the XML? Preferably, free or cheap. Because this is OT, you may want to reply offlist. Thank you SO MUCH for any help. Pat Christenson ___ You

OT: Corrupt .docx file

2013-02-06 Thread Pat Christenson
hing opens this. The client can't afford to have me redo the work. Can anyone recommend someone who can get into this and fix the XML? Preferably, free or cheap. Because this is OT, you may want to reply offlist. Thank you SO MUCH for any help. Pat Christenson

Re: FrameMaker 10 does not start (licensing expired)

2013-01-02 Thread Pat Christenson
On behalf of my clients and myself, I want to that everyone on this list who contributed to making this so problem so visible and those who took action to quickly solve it. Pat Christenson ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail

FrameMaker 10 does not start ("licensing expired")

2013-01-02 Thread Pat Christenson
On behalf of my clients and myself, I want to that everyone on this list who contributed to making this so problem so visible and those who took action to quickly solve it. Pat Christenson

Re: menu-command macro recorder utility for FM?

2012-11-28 Thread Pat Christenson
I can second this. I used AutoIT to automate tasks and it is very easy to learn! Not quite as simple as a macro recorder but not a nightmare. Pat Christenson On Nov 28, 2012, at 4:15 AM, Shmuel Wolfson wrote: You can use AutoIt for a lot of what you want to do. It's a very easy to learn

menu-command macro recorder utility for FM?

2012-11-28 Thread Pat Christenson
I can second this. I used AutoIT to automate tasks and it is very easy to learn! Not quite as simple as a macro recorder but not a nightmare. Pat Christenson On Nov 28, 2012, at 4:15 AM, Shmuel Wolfson wrote: > You can use AutoIt for a lot of what you want to do. It's a very easy to >

Re: Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-27 Thread Pat Christenson
The version I have can only save the outline as rtf. Pat On Nov 26, 2012, at 4:53 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: My copy of PowerPoint (2010 aka 14) can't save as .doc or .docx, only .rtf. On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Bill Swallow techcommd...@gmail.com wrote: You can save PPT to Word

Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-27 Thread Pat Christenson
The version I have can only save the outline as rtf. Pat On Nov 26, 2012, at 4:53 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > My copy of PowerPoint (2010 aka 14) can't save as .doc or .docx, only .rtf. > > On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Bill Swallow > wrote: >> You can save PPT to Word and import that

Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-26 Thread Pat Christenson
I have material in Powerpoint (text and graphics) that need to be transferred to FrameMaker 9. I'm assuming this is a cut-and-paste procedure but if anyone has any tips, I'd appreciate hearing about them. I have PowerPoint for both Mac and Windows, if that helps any. Thanks! Pat Christenson

SOLVED (sort of) Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-26 Thread Pat Christenson
, Pat Christenson pxen...@gmail.com wrote: I have material in Powerpoint (text and graphics) that need to be transferred to FrameMaker 9. I'm assuming this is a cut-and-paste procedure but if anyone has any tips, I'd appreciate hearing about them. I have PowerPoint for both Mac and Windows

Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-26 Thread Pat Christenson
I have material in Powerpoint (text and graphics) that need to be transferred to FrameMaker 9. I'm assuming this is a cut-and-paste procedure but if anyone has any tips, I'd appreciate hearing about them. I have PowerPoint for both Mac and Windows, if that helps any. Thanks! Pat Christenson

SOLVED (sort of) Powerpoint to FrameMaker

2012-11-26 Thread Pat Christenson
6, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Pat Christenson wrote: > I have material in Powerpoint (text and graphics) that need to be transferred > to FrameMaker 9. I'm assuming this is a cut-and-paste procedure but if anyone > has any tips, I'd appreciate hearing about them. > > I have Power

Re: changing the graphics runaround props default

2012-11-20 Thread Pat Christenson
And I heartily endorse this plugin. Pat Christenson On Nov 20, 2012, at 3:51 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Ken, No, and thus my RunaroundNone plugin J. Rick Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing Inc. 585-283-5045 r...@frameexpert.com From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

changing the graphics runaround props default

2012-11-20 Thread Pat Christenson
And I heartily endorse this plugin. Pat Christenson On Nov 20, 2012, at 3:51 PM, Rick Quatro wrote: > Hi Ken, > > No, and thus my RunaroundNone plugin J. > > Rick > > Rick Quatro > Carmen Publishing Inc. > 585-283-5045 > rick at frameexpert.com >

Re: Wildcards not working as expected: detect empty paras

2012-11-15 Thread Pat Christenson
I've often wondered - is there a wildcards combination that skips paragraphs with anchors? Pat Christenson On Nov 15, 2012, at 10:27 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Steve, Try \P\p Be careful, though, as it will find paragraphs that have table anchors, marker anchors, etc. Rick Rick

Wildcards not working as expected: detect empty paras

2012-11-15 Thread Pat Christenson
I've often wondered - is there a wildcards combination that skips paragraphs with anchors? Pat Christenson On Nov 15, 2012, at 10:27 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: > Hi Steve, > > Try \P\p > > Be careful, though, as it will find paragraphs that have table anchors, > marker ancho

Re: Converting Framemaker to Sharepoint

2012-09-18 Thread Pat Christenson
one of my clients uses Sharepoint to track FrameMaker, PDFs and a variety of files. Pat On Sep 18, 2012, at 2:12 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: SharePoint is not a format. It supports a wide variety of formats. Can you be more specific about what you're supposed to do? Typically people use

Converting Framemaker to Sharepoint

2012-09-18 Thread Pat Christenson
one of my clients uses Sharepoint to track FrameMaker, PDFs and a variety of files. Pat On Sep 18, 2012, at 2:12 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > SharePoint is not a format. It supports a wide variety of formats. Can > you be more specific about what you're supposed to do? > > Typically people

Graphics transparency

2012-09-05 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi all - Does FrameMaker 10 support transparency? A client sent me .eps files with transparent background but it displays as white when I import it. Any solutions? Thanks in advance. Pat Christenson ___ You are currently subscribed to framers

Re: Graphics transparency

2012-09-05 Thread Pat Christenson
It still shows white in the PDF so it looks like the problem is with the graphic, not FrameMaker. Thanks, everyone! Pat On Sep 5, 2012, at 2:13 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: FrameMaker doesn't render EPS graphics. It displays the embedded preview bitmap if there is one, otherwise a blank

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