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 >constr

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

Re: [Framers] Frame2017 slow on network??

2018-08-17 Thread grant
I've had that problem as well. As I understand it, it has to do with handshaking protocols and packet prioritization. The best answer I have found is to work on the files locally, and then save them back up to the network drive. Suboptimal, but faster. Grant On August 17

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 Fram

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: "

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 L

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" <r...@rickquatro.com> To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software.'" <framers@lists.frameusers.com> Sent: 4/3/2018 3:19:23 PM Subject:

Re: [Framers] Framers Digest, Vol 142, Issue 17

2018-01-29 Thread grant
Catherine, If you are importing images or PDF files, that font might be in one of those. An alternative is to edit maker.ini and alias SymbolBolded to Symbol, Bold. Grant On January 29, 2018 at 3:54 PM Catherine Forrest wrote: Stefan, SymbolBolded is reported as missing

Re: [Framers] Simplified Chinese and Latin Quotation Marks

2018-01-25 Thread grant
Hi Rick; It's been a while, but I as I recall, the only way I found was to do a S for these characters. That was back in FM7 or so, so things may have changed. Grant On January 25, 2018 at 1:18 PM Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Framers, I have a structured FrameMaker 2017

Re: [Framers] OT-Documenting APIs

2017-11-23 Thread Grant Hogarth
est, and a "Use Case" as a collection of commands/calls that show how the user would achieve a desired task. By analogy, a Use Case is a routine that is composed of subroutines, while an Example would be a single-operation sub-routine. Does this help? Grant -- Original Message --

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] [WTF ramemaker] RE: Anyone know of a way to include a non-breaking hyphen/dash in a variable definition?

2017-10-10 Thread grant
Ctrl+Shift(hyphen) On October 10, 2017 at 12:36 PM David Artman wrote: How about: \x15 ...or: \x2011 ...? \x15 is a VERY old way to do it, but perhaps not hamstrung yet? The \x2011 is me guessing at a way the modern Unicode

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" <r...@rickquatro.com> To: "'An email list for people using Adobe FrameMak

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] active URLs spanning more than one line

2017-06-15 Thread grant
situation. Grant On June 9, 2017 at 2:31 PM "Carol J. Elkins" <celk...@awrittenword.com> wrote: Well, thanks to these suggestions, I'm starting to whittle down the problem but still don't know how to fix it. Disabling Acrobat's "Create lin

Re: [Framers] "Secret" Freeze Pagination Feature

2017-04-25 Thread Grant Hogarth
could use to flag changes and be able to add an auto-generated list of changes chapter to a publication. (I see it as similar to the existing LOF/LOI functionality.) Regards Grant -- Original Message -- From: "Shmuel Wolfson" <shmue...@gmail.com> To: "Fra

Re: [Framers] OT: ISP recommendations?

2017-03-03 Thread grant
I have had very good luck (and service) from 1and1 ([1]https://www.1and1.com) for multiple websites for about 15 years. Grant On March 3, 2017 at 6:25 AM Art Campbell <art.campb...@gmail.com> wrote: If you're using WordPress, WPEngine is the best. An install in

Re: [Framers] Mif wash .book files

2016-11-18 Thread grant
I agree! Notepad++ Is the best free text editor around. On November 17, 2016 at 10:42 AM Jack DeLand wrote: I never trust Notepad. Notepad++ is a free programming editor, very nice. You'll love it! Jack DeLand 734 972 3026 On Nov 17,

Re: [Framers] Pros/Cons: Separate file per chapter, or one REALLY BIG FILE for an entire book

2016-11-07 Thread grant
Here is another vote for a separate file per chapter. Also make your images references and resize them (120ppi and less than your page width is a good rule of thumb). Grant Happy user of Frame since 1990. On November 7, 2016 at 11:54 AM Rick Quatro <r...@rickquatro.

Re: [Framers] Bullet different color from text

2016-09-13 Thread grant
Hi John; Define a "red" char style tag, and apply it to the numbering. Grant On September 8, 2016 at 4:47 PM John Posada <jposad...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi, guys...I'm replicating the styles that are defined by my company in a Word template. They

Re: [Framers] Rick's Ride and Suggestions for Plugin

2016-05-19 Thread grant
That could be very useful! On May 19, 2016 at 11:44 AM Lin Sims wrote: And if you have any spare time , something I'd love would be a way to get the color pick menu to NOT show all the generated colors, such as PANTONE 556U or fm_gen_##.

Re: [Framers] Searching for content in FrameMaker files

2016-05-09 Thread grant
I paid for the File Locator Pro version of Agent Ransack; I like the ability to search network drives On May 7, 2016 at 11:01 AM Robert Lauriston wrote: Windows' search is garbage. I use Agent Ransack, a free search tool. On Sat, May 7, 2016 at

Re: [Framers] Windows 10 "hijacked" my computer

2016-04-29 Thread grant
I can tell you (after having the same stealth install), the if you do the "revert" you will find that many applications (Firefox, iTunes,others) will not be able to update, and if you delete them, you cannot reinstall them. I'm giving serious thought to shifting fulltime to Linux

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

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

Re: On Book Update, FM 12 deleting networked files created in FM 9

2014-10-23 Thread grant
I have seen this with earlier versions of FM, and it is not FMs fault, but Microsofts. With Windows 7, they changed how handshaking is done between computers. I will send you offlist the remedy. Grant - On October 23, 2014 at 7:59 AM

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 Crea

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 part

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

2013-02-21 Thread Grant Hogarth
anywhere. The other is to define two templates (one for each paper size), and then generate two PDFs (applying the other template between generation). Grant On 2/21/2013 8:57 AM, Lise Bible wrote: Fellow Framers, I'm mostly a lurker, but have found the wealth of knowledge shared by this list's

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
t the PDF anywhere. The other is to define two templates (one for each paper size), and then generate two PDFs (applying the "other" template between generation). Grant On 2/21/2013 8:57 AM, Lise Bible wrote: > Fellow Framers, > I'm mostly a lurker, but have found the

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 b

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

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 e

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 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/

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

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 F

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

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 f

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. I

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
) It was going away very soon. Grant ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http

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

2012-06-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
away very soon. Grant

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
but feed things through the processor for them, so I dont know much about setup/configuration for that product. Grant On 5/18/2012 12:07 PM, Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net) wrote: Thanks, Nadine and Scott. As I mentioned in my other e-mail, DITA is just a learning curiosity for me

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
but feed things through the processor for them, so I dont know much about setup/configuration for that product. Grant On 5/18/2012 12:07 PM, Syed Zaeem Hosain (Syed.Hosain at aeris.net) wrote: > Thanks, Nadine and Scott. > > As I mentioned in my other e-mail, DITA is just a learning

Re: Demo version of FM10

2012-04-14 Thread Grant Hogarth
what effects that might have. Bonne Chance! Grant On 4/13/2012 7:33 AM, Stephen O'Brien wrote: Hi, I have a translator friend who translated some FM files using s demo version of FM 10 within the 30-day trial period. Some work has to be redone so he redownloaded a trial version of FM 10

Demo version of FM10

2012-04-13 Thread Grant Hogarth
what effects that might have. Bonne Chance! Grant On 4/13/2012 7:33 AM, Stephen O'Brien wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I have a translator friend who translated some FM files using s demo > version of FM 10 within the 30-day trial period. Some work has to be > redone so he redo

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
<$chaptertitlename> to "Installation" (See attached.) Others may have other solutions (possibly better) Grant (Sample FM 10 file attached --- although it may get stripped off by the server) On 2/3/2012 5:15 PM, Alison Craig wrote: > > Penelope: > > I need th

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
to render it. GIF is for icons. BMP/WMF/EMF should be discontinued. You may want to invest in a graphics converter. The two best (IMO) are FastStone Image Viewer (or just Image Converter) and IrfanView. Grant On 1/13/2012 3:23 PM, Virginia Morgan wrote: Hello Framers -- It has been several

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

2012-01-14 Thread Grant Hogarth
to render it. GIF is for icons. BMP/WMF/EMF should be discontinued. You may want to invest in a graphics converter. The two best (IMO) are FastStone Image Viewer (or just Image Converter) and IrfanView. Grant On 1/13/2012 3:23 PM, Virginia Morgan wrote: > > Hello Framers -- > > It has

Re: documentation best practices

2011-12-06 Thread Grant Hogarth
g) Grant - Nadine wrote: That's what I was thinking. It sounds more like marketing copy than user guide content. Nadine *From:* Jeff Coatsworth jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com *To:* framers

documentation best practices

2011-12-05 Thread Grant Hogarth
) Grant - Nadine wrote: > That's what I was thinking. It sounds more like marketing copy than > user guide content. > > Nadine > > > *From:* Jeff Coatsworth > *To:* "fr

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 s

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
, but I've not had the best luck with that route. Grant = Garnier Garnier wrote: Hello Listers, Is there a free tool available that can convert .jpg files to text? I have been provided a manual in jpg format for reference. I realize that I can use some of the contents

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

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

2011-10-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
That was the problem!!! ONLY check pagination. ( solved some other problems too!) Thanks John! Grant On 10/17/2011 11:01 AM, John Sgammato wrote: Checking Pagination should do the trick -you don't have to edit style as well. Just check Pagination for your Heading 1 and Heading 2 and Title

Question on FF - RH conversion

2011-10-17 Thread Grant Hogarth
I missing? (or do the FM files need to be split from chapters into 1-page topics separately?) Thanks! Grant ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe

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
That was the problem!!! ONLY check pagination. (& solved some other problems too!) Thanks John! Grant On 10/17/2011 11:01 AM, John Sgammato wrote: > Checking Pagination should do the trick -you don't have to edit style as > well. Just check Pagination for your Heading 1 and

Question on FF -> RH conversion

2011-10-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
missing? (or do the FM files need to be split from chapters into 1-page topics separately?) Thanks! Grant

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
to make sure I'm not accidentally saving things to an iffy sector. Grant On 9/15/2011 2:13 PM, Michael Müller-Hillebrand wrote: John, From the error message I assume you are running on Windows 7. I think it wasn't mentioned before. Normally you cannot write to files in the program files folder

font errors/problems

2011-09-15 Thread Grant Hogarth
sure I'm not accidentally saving things to an iffy sector. Grant On 9/15/2011 2:13 PM, Michael M?ller-Hillebrand wrote: > John, > > From the error message I assume you are running on Windows 7. I think > it wasn't mentioned before. > > Normally you cannot write to files in

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

2011-08-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
advantages and disadvantages. I'd try one of each, and then test all your downstream mods (HTML, PDF, XML, etc.) to see what causes the fewest problems. Grant = Terri Schultz wrote: Unstructured FrameMaker 9 on Windows I have a document with a section of text. The section

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

2011-08-24 Thread Grant Hogarth
advantages and disadvantages. I'd try one of each, and then test all your downstream mods (HTML, PDF, XML, etc.) to see what causes the fewest problems. Grant = Terri Schultz wrote: > > Unstructured FrameMaker 9 on Windows > > I have a document with a section of text.

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 wo

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
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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
on an older CoreDuo HP box, but still, it's not *that* old... Grant FM user since ver 2.0 (yes, that long... g) Karen Mann wrote: Thank you, for your attention. It appears others have this same issue with the paragraph designer etc. I have had my T5500, 64 bit, Win7 for about 6 mo. The first

FrameMaker 9

2011-05-20 Thread Grant Hogarth
on XP32SP3 on an older CoreDuo HP box, but still, it's not *that* old... Grant FM user since ver 2.0 (yes, that long... ) Karen Mann wrote: > > Thank you, for your attention. It appears others have this same issue > with the paragraph designer etc. > > I have had my T5500, 64

Re: Frame PDF

2011-05-19 Thread Grant Hogarth
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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

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